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Name: FLORENCE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1866
Completed: 1866
Builder: Bainbridge, Davy & Hopper
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 909grt, 6748nrt, 206.0 x 28.1 x 17.6ft
Engines: 90nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 54859
History:
1866 Edward T Gourley, Sunderland
28/09/1868 Sank
Comments: 28/09/1868: Foundered off the Nab Light, IOW
On a voyage from Trieste with a cargo of corn, staves & sultanas


Liverpool Mercury, Tuesday, 29th September 1868