Penarth Dock, South Wales - 150 years - the heritage and legacy  
Penarth Dock, South Wales - the heritage & legacy . . .

Volume Eight - Pre-Victorian to the present day - more aspects - The White Funnel Fleet - P & A Campbell Limited

The 'Scotia' departing Ilfracombe around the turn of the century i.e. c.1900. Built in 1880 at the yard of H. McIntyne & Co. at Paisley, she was of 260 gross, 29 net tons, 211'-2" long x 21'-8" breadth and 8'-3" depth. The engines were twin cylinder of double steeple type, built at W. King & Co. of Glasgow. She was sold in 1903 to Italian owners and renamed 'Principessa Mafalda Epomeo' until 1913 when she was broken up. [154]
p.s. 'Scotia'
p.s. 'Scotia' served the P & A Campbell, White Funnel Fleet for 14 years until just prior to outbreak of WWI in 1914. The mountainous scenery is probably that of the Isle of Arran when she was serving the Glasgow and South Western Railway Company. She was sold for £5,300 in 1893 to work the Bristol Channel and eventually, in 1899, was acquired by P & A Campbell following the demise of the John Gunn Company, a short-lived (3 years) Cardiff based steamship owner. Thanks to the extremely informative website for the history of the vessel. [637] [001] [20180221]


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