« « Back

Name Official number Flag IMO
AMERICAN  68822  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1873  26/04/1873  16/08/1873 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Alexander Stephen & Sons, Dundee Panmure  54 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2126 grt / 1357 nrt / 320.0 ft  34.2 ft  25.1 ft   
Engine builder Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
C2cyl (45, 78 x 48in), 320hp, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Union Steamship Co., Southampton  Southampton  16/08/1873 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
100 1st, 50 2nd and 100 3rd class passengers 
End year Fate / Status
1880  Foundered 23/04/1880 
Disposal Detail
23/04/1880 foundered after breaking her tail shaft in 01.56N - 09.50W, 250 miles SW of Las Palmas, on passage Southampton for Cape Town with passengers and general cargo. 
 

 



« « Back