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Name: ECHO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/06/1868
Completed: 1868
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 100
Dimensions: 178grt, 111nrt, 129.4 x 20.1 x 9.8ft (1872: 165.2ft then 240grt, 180nrt)
Engines: 2cyl (27 & 27 x 18ins), 50hp; (by 1890: IC2cyl (23.5 & 37.5 x 18ins), 50hp)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle; (by 1890: Fraissinet & Co, Marseilles)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 60865
History:
1868 Jules Gaudet, London
1874 The Gaudet Frères London & Paris Steam Ship Co Ltd, London
by 1882 A & L Fraissinet, Marseilles
by 1890 Fraissinet & Co, Marseilles
No later history known
Comments: 1872: Lengthened to 165.2ft
by 1890: Re-engined by Fraissinet & Co, Marseilles


Newcastle Journal, Wednesday, 24/06/1868