GUY MANNERING 

GUY MANNERING A VESSEL OF 1,419 TONS SHE WAS OWNED BY WILLIAM & GIION'S BLACK STAR LINE.SHE HAD BEEN BUILT BY W H WEBB AT NEW YORK IN 1849


ON THE 28TH JUNE 1849 SHE LEFT LIVERPOOL FOR  NEW YORK

SHE LEFT LIVERPOOL BOUND FOR  NEW YORK ON 16TH AUGUST 1854 WITH CAPTAIN THOMAS F FREEMAN IN COMMAND

SHE LEFT ENGLAND IN AUGUST 1857 BOUND FOR  VICTORIA

GUY MANNERING WAS ON A WHITE STAR LINE CHARTER IN 1857. SHE SAILED FOR AUSTRALIA ON 20TH AUGUST 1857 WITH CAPTAIN DOLLARD IN COMMAND. THE MASTER WAS TAKEN TO COURT ON ARRIVAL AT  ?  IN DECEMBER 1857 DUE TO THE AMMOUNT OF COMPAINTS RECEIVED ABOUT THE PASSAGE, NOTABLY THE QUALITY OF FOOD SUPPLIED FOR THE VOYAGE


SHE SAILED FROM NEW YORK 2ND DECEMBER 1866 BOUND FOR LIVERPOOL WITH CAPTAIN CHARLES BROWNE IN COMMAND CARRYING A CARGO OF COTTON AND GRAIN. SHE ALSO CARRIED 36 PASSENGERS.ON THE AFTERNOON  OF 31ST DECEMBER AT 3 PM 1866 SHE WAS WRECKED ON THE WEST COAST OF IONA AND BECAME A TOTAL LOSS.NINETEEN OF THE THIRTY SIX PASSENGERS WERE SAVED WITH THE OTHER SEVENTEEN PERISHING.


 

GUY MANNERING

 GUY MANNERING WAS A FOUR MASTED STEAMSHIP BUILT IN 1873 AHE WAS A VESSEL OF 2,842 TONS AND HAD BEEN BUILT BY A LESLIE & CO OF NEW CASTLE

HER ENGINE ROOM FLOODED OFF MALTA TOWARDS THE END OF 1894 AND SHE HAD TO BE TOWED INTO VALETTA TO ASCERTAIN IF HER BILGE PUMPS WERE WORKING CORRECTLY AND TO PUMP HER OUT ( INQUEST HELD ON 15TH OCTOBER 1894 )

SHE IS SHOWN IN THE PICTURE WITH THE BARQUE 'LOUISE' MOORED IN FRONT OF HER

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