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Renfrew

 

Builder Wm Simons Whiteinch
Official Nr 28214
Yard Nr 86
Launched 1857
Delivered
Length 70.2 ft
Beam 17.6ft
Gross 54 tons
Nett 49 tons
Engine 2 cyl steam compound ?

Built for the Cyde Shipping Co and engined in 1861 when sold on to Rintoul and Brember of Glasgow. Into the ownership of William Cowan of Glasgow in 1866 and then Steel & McCaskill of Glasgow in 1871 and a J Steel in 1884.  Moved south in 1888 when bought by a William Lever of Chsehire and reported wrecked on 7/11/1886 - which  the observant among you will note doesn't tie in with its last sale in 1888 !  I don't have an explanation except that either she was salvaged or one of these dates is wrong.