Carnarvon

CARNARVON was built in 1883 by Day, Summers & Co. at Northam, Southampton with a tonnage of 104grt, a length of 90ft 1in, and a beam of 17ft 1in.

Built for service as a coaster for the smaller river ports of South Africa. She completed her delivery voyage rigged as a schooner with coal being carried in wooden bunkers.

She was transferred to Lourenço Marques (Maputu) in 1894 and remained there until 1896 when she was sold to a local company, Silva Vianna & Co.

She was posted as missing in November 1902.

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

Carnarvon

1883

1884 Chartered and deployed to Port Alfred

1886 Chartered to Umzinto Shipping to tow barges of sugar to Durban

1894 Transferred to Lourenco Marques to replace Union (2)

1896 Sold to Vianna & Co

104

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

90411

Day & Summers

Southampton

Day & Summers

Southampton

Steam 2 Cyl

40 HP

2

Fore & Aft

Master

From

To

H C Reynell

1884


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