ANGLIAN (1) was built in 1864 by Charles Lungley & Co. at Deptford Green with a tonnage of 661grt, a length of 204ft 10in, a beam of 26ft 4in and a service speed of 8 knots.

Anglien was specially constructed for performance of the contract (dating from October 1st 1865) awarded to the Union Line for the conveyance of mails between Natal and the Cape.

She was designed designed with a particularly light draft in order that the bar at Durban could be crossed at any state of the tide.

She was also employed in the Mauritius trade, but passed out of the Union fleet in 1869 when Messrs Palgrave, Murphy and Co of Dublin bought her, changing her name to City of Lisbon.

Master

From

To

D Smith

1864

1865

A Ricketts

1865

1866

R W Ker

1867


G R Vyvyan

1867


H Ballard

1868


E G Baynton

1868

1869

Vessel

Built

Tonnage

Official No

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

Anglian (1)

1864

661

47988

Clarles Lungley

Deptford

C A Day & Co

Southampton

Compound Steam

80 HP

1

Career Summary

On November 6th 1903 when bound from Malaga to Liverpool she sank after colliding with the SS Douglas off New Brighton. Attempts to raise her proved unsuccessful and the wreck was subsequently blown up,

Anglian (1)

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