Lapwing

Scotland,United Kingdom

The paddle steamer Lapwing was built in iron by John Reid & Co in Glasgow and launched in 1848 for the company South Wales Steamship Co. 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 tow men perished in the accident, where two perished in the accident. The remains of Lapwing rest today on a depth of 34 to 37 meter northeast of Sanda Island.


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Lapwing

77,5 x 14,5 x 10,0 f
     
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111 grt
Glasgow ( UK ) 1848
Glasgow ( UK )

55°20.067’N, 005°31.116’W

( Source: Scottish Shipwrecks )


Picture: Paddle steamer Lapwing
Cut from Youtube video


Last updated: August 2019