Umvolosi (1)

Umvolosi British steamer of 1,775 tons built in 1889 by J. Laing Sunderland, owned by Bullard King & Co and commanded by Captain H Clarke.


Wrecked 300m east of Kleinemonde River mouth on 12 April 1890 while on a voyage to Natal with cargo of 6 railway coaches, sleepers and mining machinery.


The crew & 2 passengers were safely landed.


She traded between London & Natal.

Wrecked near Kowie River Mouth - 1890

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

Umvolosi (1)

1889

1890 Wrecked near Kowie River

1775

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

96660

Laing

Sunderland

George Clark

Sunderland

Steam 3 Cyl

250 NHP

1

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