paddlesteamers.info : The Internet's leading database of Paddle Steamers past and present


PS Benmore
Built in 1876 by T.B. Seath and Co
Engines : Simple diagonal, 50 x 56 in by W King
Dimensions : 201.2 ft x 19.1 ft
198 Gross Registered Tonnes (later 235)

Built for Keith and Campbell
Sold to Captain Buchanan in February 1885
Reboilered in 1887 and 1890
Purchased by Captain John Williamson in 1892 and used mainly for cargo services.
Maintained upper-Firth services for the Caledonian SP Co during the First World War under charter
Badly damaged by fire at Greenock on November 11th 1920
Not repaired - and scrapped at Dumbarton in 1923

Return to
Keith & Campbell
Buchanan Steamers
John Williamson
Williamson-Buchanan
British Paddle Steamer Index