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Name Official number Flag IMO
AMETHYST  78691  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1879  08/05/1879   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Gourlay Brothers & Co., Dundee Camperdown  94 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
934 grt / 601 nrt / 218.0 ft  29.0 ft  15.9 ft   
Engine builder Gourlay Brothers & Co., Dundee
Engine detail
C.I. 2cyl. ( 28 & 48 - 30in) 70psi. 98hp. 1-Screw. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
P. M. Duncan, Dundee  Dundee  12/06/1879 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1884 Dundee Gem Line Steam Ship Co. Ltd. - P. M. Duncan & Sons, Dundee 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1897  Collision 21/03/1897 
Disposal Detail
21/03/1897 sank after a collision with steamer ANUBIS (2406grt, built 1890 Aitken & Mansel) off Bardsey island, Holyhead, on passage Liverpool to Barcelona with Indian seeds. 
 

 



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