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Name: WAVERLEY
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/05/1864
Completed: 1864
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 119
Dimensions: 519grt, 250nrt, 220.0 x 26.0 x 13.4ft
Engines: Steam, 300hp; (1875: C2cyl (48 & 70 x 57ins), 308nhp)
Engines by: Robert Stephenson & Co, Newcastle; (1875: J Howden & Co, Glasgow)
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 19074
History:
1864 North British Steam Packet Company, Carlisle
1866 GR Stephenson, Newcastle
1867 Aberdeen, Leith & Clyde SN Company, Aberdeen; renamed ST MAGNUS
1904 A Mateos & Sons, Gibraltar; renamed MAGNUS
1912 Broken up
Comments: 1864: Built for the Dublin to Silloth service
1864: Laid up due to machinery defects
1866: Returned to engine builders
08/1867: Proposed sale to Carl FZ Moller, Copenhagen not completed
1912: Broken up at Rotterdam


Photo as ST MAGNUS courtesy of Tom Lee