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James Watt

 

Builder Thos B Seath Rutherglen
Official Nr 19488
Yard Nr
Launched 1857
Delivered
Length 79 ft
Beam 17.2 ft
Gross 69 tons
Nett 47 tons
Engine 2 Cyl Steam Compound

Built for James Steel and Kenneth McAskill of Glasgow. It is reported that she "was canted over by the drift ice on 13th January 1861 so that she filled at the hatches and sunk. cargo (sugar) all destroyed" What happen next is not recorded but it is assumaed that she was salveged as Clydebuilt records her as having been lengthened at Sath's yard to 93.9 feet in 1877, and ultimately scrapped in 1905