ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
DYNAMO
Construction
IRON
Type
CARGO
Date
1884
Official Number
88169
Description
Date of Build/Launch: March 1884
Official Number: 88169

Owner: T. Wilson, Sons & Co.

Steel screw steamer, registered Hull. Engines triple expansion, 3 cylinder, 110 HP, by Hall Russell & Co.

There is some doubt as to whether the entire vessel was built by the Duthie yard (remarks in the Duthie vessel Master List).

York Herald, 31/3/1884:
On Saturday, New steamer Dynamo, built by Earle's Shipbuilding and Engineering Co., for the Wilson line, went on a trial trip to sea. After getting clear of the river, course northward was set until withernsea was reached. Here Dynamo was subjected to the severest test as to her speed, running the measured mile time after time. She was in sea going trim, having taken in cargo of coals with which she will sail for Ghent. Mean speed of 6 runs about 11 knots, and vessel proved exceedingly handy on her helm, turning almost in her own length. Built of Belgian steel, a more graceful little craft has rarely been seen. She is for Messr's Wilson's Ghent trade [like Draco, 1882, bare hull presumably built by Duthie and completed by Earle's]

1910-11: Master G. W. H. Wood; Owner Wilsons & North Eastern Railway Shipping Co./F. and T. Ross Ltd.

Listed as built by Earle's shipyard at Hull in Lloyd's Register of Shipping
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE
Dimensions
length 175'7" x breadth 25'0" x depth 13'8"
gross tonnage 501 tons (319 tons net)

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