Launched: 22/09/1885
Completed: 1885
Builder: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Yard Number: 219
Dimensions: 332grt, 48nrt, 148.4 x 26.2 x 13.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (30, 60 x 30ins), 250nhp, 976ihp, 12kts
Engines By: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 91255
1885 Thomas A Jolliffe (t/a W & T Jolliffe), Liverpool
1890 Transferred to Sarah A Jolliffe (later Howard), Liverpool and John Woodburn, Windermere
1896 William T Jolliffe (t/a W & T Jolliffe), Liverpool
1907 British Columbia Salvage Co (William F Bullen), Victoria, BC
1913 Canadian Pacific Railways; renamed NITINAT
1924 Pacific Salvage Co Ltd, Victoria; renamed SALVAGE CHIEF
1925 Sank
Comments: 07/02/1925: Wrecked on Merry Island, Wellcome Passage, British Columbia, while assisting
the grounded tow of tug CAPE SCOTT (the tow was two Davis rafts)
Thanks to Bill Harvey for the above details

     Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox

     Above: With the rescued ferry PRINCESS MAY at Juneau, Alaska. Photo courtesy of David Asprey

     Above painting courtesy of Tim Nicholson

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