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Name: HERSCHEL
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/05/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 201
Dimensions: 1957grt, 1522nrt, 311.0 x 34.4 x 24.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (26 & 58 x 45ins), 180nhp
Engines by: R Stephenson & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81277
History:
1879 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co Ltd (Lamport & Holt), Liverpool
Q4/1902 Broken up
Comments: Equipped for 50 passengers.
17/11/1901: Collided with ARDEOLA of the Yeoward Line in the Crosby
Channel, River Mersey and declared a Constructive Total Loss
Q4/1902: Broken up at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht