ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BEN LOMOND
Construction
IRON
Type
PADDLE TUG (STEAMER)
Date
1876
Official Number
73663
Description
Yard Number: 202

Sistership to paddle tug BEN NEVIS, built for same owner

Engines (100ihp 2cyl 33"x54" side lever steam engine) built by Hall Russell
Port of Registry London

Master J. Jacobs from 1877-1885
Last entry in Lloyd's Register of Shipping 1884-85
Lost 1903

Following details from www.thamestugs.co.uk:

1876: Delivered to J. F. Gibbs, Ratcliffe London, named BEN LOMOND.
26/10/1877: Towed collision damaged brig SPHEROID from Downs to London.
09/04/1881: Passed Lizard towing S/V KAPUNDA.
08/05/1883: Left Portsmouth towing COUNTY OF ABERDEEN for London.
10/05/1884: Towed S/V TIMARU, with foremast lost from Downs to London.
05/1886: Acquired by Watkins and overhauled in Scotland, renamed BURMAH.
1889: Sold to Cia de Remolcadores del Cantabrico (mng Aznar & Astigarraga), Bilbao for £3000, renamed BILBAO.
1899: Still in existence at BILBAO, but at some stage converted into a yacht.
12/02/1903: Sprang a leak and sank 15 miles off Cies Islands.
Shipowner
J F Gibb, London
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 121 1/3' x breadth 21 1/12' x depth 11'
Gross Tonnage: 180 tons

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