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Name Official number Flag IMO
WHITE SWAN  31638  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1854  27/06/1854   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Simons, Glasgow Jordanvale Yard  72 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
335 grt / 198 nrt / 145.4 ft  22.1 ft  13.2 ft   
Engine builder William Simons, Glasgow
Engine detail
1-Screw  

First owner First port of register Registration date
W. P. Kirkwood and others, Glasgow.  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1855 Hugh McMeckan - McMeckan & Blackwood Co managers, Melbourne.  
Vessel history
To sail for the gold diggings in Australia.
1858 sold to engage in a mail service between Auckland and Wellington. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1862  Wrecked 29/06/1862 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked off Flat Point, New Zealand. The steamer Storm Bird assisted in rescue. 
 

 



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