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Name: DRAGOON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/10/1864
Completed: 1865
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 160
Dimensions: 744grt, 579nrt, 200.0 x 28.0 x 17.5ft; (1874: 924grt, 583nrt, 230.0ft)
Engines: C2cyl (27.25 & 54 x 30ins), 120hp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 49641
History:
1865 Tyne Steam Shipping Company Ltd, Newcastle
03/09/1888 Wrecked
Comments: 1874: Lengthened to 230.0ft
03/09/1888: Aground in the River Scheldt & broke her back.