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Name Official number Flag IMO
ROVER    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1836  06/1836   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Wood Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Wood & Mills, Bowling, Littlemill   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 / 220 nrt /        
Engine builder Robert Napier & Sons, Govan
Engine detail
130 hp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Glasgow & Londonderry Steam Packet Co     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
Ordered by Robert Napier. 
Vessel history
1836 Commenced service on the Londonderry route in September.
1838 On charter, sailed between Liverpool and Wexford.
1846 Transferred to the Sligo route.
1851 re-boilered by A. & J. Inglis, Glasgow. 
Remarks
After the collision, the PRINCESS ALICE, an iron paddle steamer built by Tod & MacGregor with forty passengers aboard was able to proceed with her voyage. 
End year Fate / Status
1852  Collision 08/12/1852 
Disposal Detail
In collision, off Bengore Head, with the Fleetwood steamer PRINCESS ALICE on 8th December 1852. With her bow ripped off she managed get ashore on the rocks where she later broke up. The crew and passengers were saved.
In July 1853 her machinery and boilers were advertised at Dunseverick for sale "as they now lie in the water".  
 

 



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