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Name: GEORGIA
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched:
Completed: 1840
Builder: Robert Trotter
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 392tonsb, 98.5 x 24.8 x 18.8ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Wood
Reg Number:
History:
1840 Unknown owner
06/03/1841 Anthony Hood & Co, Newcastle
01/04/1842 Sank
Comments: 01/04/1842: Caught fire and sank 300 miles east of Durban
On a voyage from Calcutta to London with a cargo of rum, rice, sugar & hemp
Ship insured for 7000, cargo for 18000, total loss 20000