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Name Official number Flag IMO
GEM  31835  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1849  24/05/1849   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Iron Sailing Vessel  Schooner
Builder Yard Yard no
Andrew Leslie & Co, Aberdeen    
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
100 grt / 100 nrt / 74.9 ft  17.0 ft  10.2 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
James Robb (Best, Robb & Co), Aberdeen  Aberdeen  20/07/1849 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
by1865 William Duthie, Melbourne
1865 Wilson Hardy, Melbourne - reg Melbourne
1867 William Bateman Sr, Melbourne
1869 William Bateman Jr, Melbourne - reg Port Fairy
1873 Spencer Smith, Melbourne - reg Melbourne
1875 Matthew Abson, Melbourne
1876 John F Turnbull, Melbourne
c1877 Francis Cadell, Melbourne - reg Sydney 
Vessel history
1865 --grt 87nrt
1879 reported to have had an auxiliary steam engine fitted (no details found)  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1879  Scuttled  
Disposal Detail
Sunk by her crew around March 1879 after they had murdered her owner, Francis Cadell, on board. She was on a voyage from Ambon Island, Netherlands East Indies to the Kei Islands. 
 

 



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