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Name Official number Flag IMO
DEVOLANT  111233  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1899  22/11/1899   
Vessel type Vessel description
Dredger Bucket Ladder  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Simons & Co. Ltd., Renfrew London Works  368 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
586 grt / 233 nrt / 1200 bm 182.0 ft  36.1 ft  12.2 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
Twin C2cyl 80nhp 7kn, 2-screw
(separate pair of compound engines for the bucket ladder) 

First owner First port of register Registration date
William Brown, Renfrew  Glasgow  12/11/1899 
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
Ordered by the Russian Government 
Vessel history
Launched complete
Registered in UK for delivery voyage  
Barge-loading bucket ladder dredger for service at Nikolayev, Black Sea
Each bucket has a capacity of 36 cub. ft., or fully two tons of material, giving a lifting capacity of 1890 tons p/h.

Named for Russian military engineer and Minister of Transport General Franz Devolant (1752-1818)?  
End year Fate / Status
1900  Missing  
Disposal Detail
21/12/1900 sailed Greenock for Odessa but not heard from again
It was supposed she foundered during bad weather in the English Channel. 19 lost.

1899 British registry closed (but still in 1910 MNL) 


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