On This Day

23 April

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1864 Baroda


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The 1,364-ton iron sailing ship Baroda (Yard No. 27) was launched today at 11am for Thomas & John Brocklebank, Liverpool. Baroda was a sistership of Alexandra (Yard No. 19) launched on 7 April 1863.

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1885 Elmina

The 1,764-ton cargo ship Elmina (Yard No. 179) was launched today for the African Steamship Co. Ltd., Liverpool (Elder Dempster).

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1925 Invercaibo


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The 2,372-ton shallow-draft tanker Invercaibo (Yard No. 701) was launched today for the Lago Shipping Company.

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1928 Punta Gorda


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The 2,395-ton shallow-draft tanker Punta Gorda (Yard No. 835) was launched today for the Lago Shipping Company.