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Name: HERO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/05/1866
Completed: 1866
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 5
Dimensions: 427grt, 261nrt, 150.2 x 24.7 x 14.6ft
Engines: 2cyl (32 & 32 x 24ins), 65hp; (1878: C2cyl (23 & 41 x 24ins), 65hp)
Engines by: J Jameson & Co, Newcastle; (1878: Black, Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Gateshead)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 51398
History:
1866 Martin Schlesinger & Co, Newcastle
by 1871 Charles Ellah Stallybrass & Co, Cardiff
1873 Registered at Cardiff
1882 Edward Harris & Co, Middlesbrough; registered at Middlesbrough
No later history known
Comments: 1878: Re-engined
1894: Register closed