Ship Name

Aaron Manby

Type

Steamship

Origins/Provenance

English-built

Era

Heroic Age of Sail (1816-1865)

Year Launched

1821

Home Waters

English Channel; Seine

Function

Commercial

Displacement (tons)

116

Length (feet)

120

Beam (feet)

17

Draft (feet)

4

Primary Propulsion

Mechanical

Propulsion Specifications

Steam engine, sidewheels

Hull

Iron plate

Top Speed (knots)

7

Historical Note

First iron steamer Related Images

Related Source

Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia (1997)

Related Image

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