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Name Official number Flag IMO
ALEXANDRA  52710  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1865  12/04/1865   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger   Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Kirkpatrick, McIntyre & Co, Port Glasgow Bay Yard 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
279 grt / 157 nrt / 230.5 ft  22.2 ft    8.5 ft 
Engine builder William Smith & Co., Greenock
Engine detail
diagonal oscillating 140nhp 19kn (trial) 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Saloon Steam Packet Co Ltd, London   London  15/06/1865 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1875 Woolwich Steam Packet Co, London
1875 London Steamboat Co, London
1885 River Thames Steamboat Co, London. 
Vessel history
Reported as built on spec as a Blockade-runner.
Substantial saloon added before completion, 1048 pax
23/6/1865 on London-Gravesend service 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1889  Wrecked  
Disposal Detail
1889 broken up some time after being wrecked near London Bridge without loss of life. 
 

 



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