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Name: HORTA
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 1825
Completed: 02/1825
Builder: Straker & Barras
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 248tonsb, 87.7 x 25.9 x 16.0ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Snow
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 2075
History:
16/02/1825 George Nicholson et al, North Shields
23/06/1854 Isaac Thompson, South Shields
12/10/1854 Ann Thompson, South Shields
10/05/1859 William de Redder, South Shields
10/02/1871 Sank
Comments: 12/10/1854: Isaac Thompson had died
10/05/1859: Purchase price 770
10/02/1871: Foundered off Robin Hood's Bay
On a voyage from the Tyne to London with a cargo of coal