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Name: FRED CHAPPLE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1857
Completed: 1857
Builder: TD Marshall
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 1465grt, 996nrt, 256.2 x 35.7 x 22.8ft
Engines: 3cyl (46, 46 & 46 x 36ins), 210hp
Engines by: TD Marshall, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 20451
History:
1857 Fred Chapple & Co, Liverpool
1859 S Bibby & Co, Liverpool; renamed CAIRO
1873 Frederick Leyland & Co, Liverpool
1874 TH Johnson, Liverpool
1876 Missing
Comments: 1859: Acquired by Bibby for the Levant cotton trade
1875: Converted into a 3 masted sailing ship
1876: Missing on a voyage from London to Melbourne.
26 crew and 19 passengers lost.