ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BOLIVAR
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAMER, PASSENGER, CARGO
Date
1898
Description
Screw Steamer

Yard No: 309
Official No: 109448

Launch: 1898

Owner: Booth Iquitos Steamship company Ltd (Manager: Alfred Booth & Co. Liverpool)
Lost : 25th June 1913, off Paraty, Brazil, hit rocks when prop shaft broke, crew were saved.

Construction: Steel, Single Screw
Engine: Hall Russell, 3 cylinder
Boiler: 180 lb
Length: 223 ft
Depth: 15.5 ft

Subsequent Owners:
1904: Booth Red Cross Iquitos Steam Ship Co. Ltd.S. Co. Ltd., Liverpool
1906: Iquitos Steam Ship Co. Ltd. Booth steam Ship Co. Ltd., Liverpool
1908: Jose Pinto Queiros, Santos, Brazil (renamed PAULISTA

Aberdeen Weekly Journal 22/6/1898:
Messrs Hall Russell launched from their yard on Saturday a steel screw passenger and cargo steamer named Bolivar to order of The Booth Iquitos Steamship Co. Ltd., Manager Alfred Booth and Co. Liverpool. She has been specially constructed for the mail service from Liverpool and the Continent to Iquitos, Peru. She will class 100 A1 at Lloyds and have all requirements for Board of Trade passenger certificate.

Lloyds Register 1902-1903:
Machinery by Hall Russell, engines 3 cyl, Boiler 180 lb, Double Bottom.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Booth Iquitos Steamship Co. Ltd, Liverpool
Dimensions
length 223 7/12' x breadth 33 1/12' x depth 16 3/6'
Gross Tonnage: 1016 ton

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