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Name Official number Flag IMO
SCOTIA    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1828  1828   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger   Wood Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Steele & Co., Greenock Rue End   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
185 grt /  / 166 burthen 127 ft 3 in  20 ft 0 in     
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
Lever 400ihp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Dublin & Glasgow Sailing & Steam Packet Co, Dublin     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1834 Saint George Steam Packet Co., Dublin
1843 George Waters Sweeting, London
1844 O Warrington & Carras (The Anglo-Maltese Steamship Co), Malta
1845 O Warrington, Malta
1847 E Zammit, Malta 
Vessel history
1844 first steam vessel owned in Malta
Arrived Valletta under sail having run out of coal on delivery from UK
23/5/1844 grounded on rocks and holed at Tunis and one crewman drowned; was able to return to Malta for extensive bottom repairs
1845 reboilered in HM Dockyard, Malta
Operated between Valletta and Tunis 
Remarks
A reported renaming to WARRINGTON in 1847 is erroneous. 
End year Fate / Status
1848  Collision 13/01/1848 
Disposal Detail
While anchored in Stora haven, near Tunis, a French steamer entered to seek shelter during a violent storm and was driven by currents into SCOTIA, holing her. Crew were saved. Heavily damaged she was run ashore on 14/1 and part cargo of barley and oil was salvaged. 
 

 



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