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Name: GEORGE HAWKINS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/05/1855
Completed: 1855
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 32
Dimensions: 466grt, 389nrt, 158.5 x 26.3 x 15.5ft
Engines: 2cyl, 70hp
Engines by: Palmer Bros & Co
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 25341
History:
1855 London, Brighton & South Coast Railway Co, Newhaven
08/08/1856 Wrecked
Comments: The major shareholders were H Taylor, Wm Cory & J Fenwick
08/08/1856: Wrecked near Reval (now Tallinn, Estonia)
On a voyage from Cronstadt to London with a cargo of wheat