The paddle steamer Lapwing was built in iron by John Reid & Company in Glasgow, and was launched in 1848 for South Wales Steamship Company. She was sold three years later to new owners in Glasgow. 22. August 1859 she collided with the steamer Isleman north of Sanda Island, and two men lost their lives in the accident. The remains of Lapwing rest today on a depth of 34 to 37 meter northeast of Sanda Island.

Former names:

77,5 x 14,5 x 10,0 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
111 grt
Glasgow ( UK ) 1848
Glasgow ( UK )
55°20.067’N, 005°31.116’W
( Source: Scottish Shipwrecks )

Last updated: August 2019