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BLACK SWAN

A FULL RIGGED VESSEL OF ABOUT 976 TONS.SHE LEFT  PLYMOUTH ON 17TH FEBURARY 1862 BOUND FOR PORT CHALMERS WITH ABOUT 100 PASSENGERS ONBPARD.SHE MADE A FURTHER VOYAGE TO PORT CHALMERS IN 1864, HAVING LEFT UK ON JUNE 22ND AND ARRIVING ON 10TH OCTOBER CARRYING 70 PASSENGERS.

 

BLACK SWAN

BLACK SWAN A IRON SCREW SHIP OF 649 TONS FITTED WITH TWO 80 HP ENGINES BUILT IN NORTH SHIELDS  IN 1864

 THE BOILER EXPLODED KILLING FOUR PEOPLE ON 29TH JUNE 1878?

FOR REFERENCE ONLY NO SHAW SAVILL & CO CONNECTIONS BUT IN SERVICE AT THE SAME TIME AS THE SHAW SAVILL CHARTERED VESSEL

 

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