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Name Official number Flag IMO
SOURABAYA DOCK    NLD   
Year built Date launched Date completed
c1860  shipped   
Vessel type Vessel description
Floating Dock   Iron No Propulsion  
Builder Yard Yard no
Randolph, Elder & Co., Govan    
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 1000 disp 250 ft  70 ft     
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
W Cores de Vries, Batavier (Jakarta)     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Not assembled on the Clyde. All 75,000+ machined parts and equipment forwarded in three ships for assembly under Randolph Elder supervision at Grissi(?), Java, Netherlands East Indies
23/11/1862 launched and taken to Surabaya for outfitting  
Remarks
Designed and supervised by engineer R W Thomson
No yard number
Said to have been the first floating dock built of iron to have floated. 
End year Fate / Status
1862  Sank  
Disposal Detail
c1862 careless manoevering of the dock before pumps fully fitted caused it to sink in deep water 
 

 



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