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Name: ABBEY
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 1853
Completed: 1853
Builder: J & J Hair (probably)
Yard: St Peter's, Newcastle
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 90nrt, 74.1 x 18.6 x 10.7ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Schooner
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 31803
History:
18/11/1854 Unknown owner; registered at Melbourne
by 1865 Osmond Home Gilles, Hobart Town
01/08/1867 John Phillips & Alfred Geach; registered at Sydney
15/02/1868 Wrecked
Comments: 15/02/1868: Wrecked in a heavy gale 3 miles N of Crowdy Head, NSW
On a vpyage from Sydney to Newcastle NSW in ballast