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Name Official number Flag IMO
CALEDONIA    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1815  27/07/1815   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger   Wood Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Wood & Co, Port Glasgow East yard   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 102 burthen 94' 0"  15' 0"  8' 6"   
Engine builder Greenhead Foundry Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
2cyl 28(?)nhp, Boulton & Watt design

1817? re-engined by Boulton & Watt, Birmingham: 32(?)nhp  

First owner First port of register Registration date
William Snell, Thomas Buchanan, Robert Macindoe and others (Caledonia Steam Boat Co), Glasgow    02/07/1816 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
4/1817 James Watt Jr & Matthew Boulton - reg London
1/5/1819 Joseph Hambro, London
1819 Steen Andersen Bille, Copenhagen
1822 Lauritz Nicolai Hvidt, Copenhagen/Helsingor
 
Vessel history
builder's certificate; 1st master, Thomas Buckley.
Initial service Glasgow-Helensburgh
7/1816 sailed Clyde to London and began service on the Thames
22/8/1816 Thomas Miller? appointed master
11/1817 Rotterdam-Coblenz.
11/1817 first steamer to visit Rotterdam, and sailed up the Rhine as far as Coblenz
23/5/1819 arrived Copenhagen - first steamship owned in Denmark; Copenhagen-Kiel service. Occasionally served as a royal yacht.  
Remarks
1/7/1816 builders certificate - John Wood, Charles Wood and James Barclay.  
End year Fate / Status
1841  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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