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Name Official number Flag IMO
GUNILDA  104928  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1897  01/04/1897   
Vessel type Vessel description
Yacht   Steel Screw Steamer  Schooner
Builder Yard Yard no
Ramage & Ferguson, Leith Victoria Shipyard  149 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
385 grt / 159 nrt / 492 tm 177.0 ft  24.6 ft  14.1 ft   
Engine builder Ramage & Ferguson, Leith
Engine detail
1-Screw. T3cyl. (15", 24" & 39" x 27") 109NHP.
2 Boilers 160lbs/sq.in.. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Alfred R. & John M. Sladen, Cleeve Howe, Windermere  Leith   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
11/1897 Frederick W. Sykes, Green Lea, Lindley, Huddersfield.
By 1903 William L Harkness, Cleveland, Ohio (later, New York)

1908 British Registration cancelled. 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
Designed by J Edwin Wilkins, of Cox & King. Could cruise at 13 knots on one boiler.
A 'Builder's Model' of GUNILDA may be seen in the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto. 
End year Fate / Status
1911  Wrecked 29/08/1911 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked on north shore of Lake Superior at Rossport, Ontario, Canada, on Tuesday 29th August 1911. Sank in 300 feet of water on Friday 1st September 1911 in the course of a salvage attempt. No casualties. 
 

 



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