Lima (1) 1851 Built by Robert Napier, Govan, Glasgow.
Tonnage - 461g
Engine; Paddle, Simple, 2 direct acting; 2x1 cylinder; 400 H.P.. Steam pressure 12lb; 10 knots by builder
Hull : Iron, 2 decks
Passengers; 150
Dimensions: 249ft 6in (76.05m) x 29ft 2in. (8.89m) x 17ft 1in (5.21m)
1851 Oct 2: maiden voyage Liverpool - Valparaiso. Averaged 9¾knots on 2 tons of coal per hour.
1852 Fired on by Guayaquil shore batteries as she called to deliver the mails.
1854 Returned to Liverpool: the company's first vessel to do so. Lengthened and engine compounded. New speed 10½ knots on 1 ton of coal per hour.
1863 Wrecked off Lagartija Island, Southern Chile.

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