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Name Official number Flag IMO
AMERICA  68020  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1873  17/12/1872   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
J & R Swan, Dumbarton Upper Woodyard   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
873 grt / 563 nrt / 210.3 ft  26.7 ft  20.10 ft   
Engine builder Tod & MacGregor, Glasgow
Engine detail
C2cyl (25 & 48 x 33)in 90nhp, 1-screw  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Mories, Munro & Co, Glasgow.  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1873 Williamm Forbes, Eastbourne
1877 mng George McAndrew, London 
Vessel history
For Mediteranean trade. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1881  Stranded 27/06/1881 
Disposal Detail
27/06/1881 stranded in 34°10'N 123°8'E on an island in the Hydrographer Group, Korean Archipelago, voyage, Tientsin for Kuchinotsu in ballast. 
 

 



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