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Name: DOROTHYS
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 1777
Completed: 1777
Builder:
Yard: Newcastle
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 139tonsb, 73.0 x 22.0 x ?ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Brigantine; (Later: rigged as a Snow)
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1777 Unknown owner
01/08/1817 Execs Thomas Robson, Russell Blackbird & Thomas Farrington, Newcastle
16/02/1825 Executors of Thomas Robson, Newcastle
20/02/1828 William, George & Jane Gibson, South Shields and Isabella Eaton, Bishopwearmouth
23/11/1832 William, George & Jane Gibson, South Shields
06/03/1847 William & Jane Gibson, South Shields
12/11/1852 Wrecked
Comments: 1820: Lengthened at South Shields
12/11/1852: Wrecked on the Herd Sand, South Shields