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Name: HUGH SLEIGH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/01/1879
Completed: 03/1879
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 380
Dimensions: 1411grt, 906nrt, 242.0 x 33.2 x 20.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 58 x 36ins), 140nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79682
History:
03/1879 J & R Bovey, London
1884 Hugh Sleigh SS Co Ltd (J & R Bovey), London
1887 Oriental Steamship Co Ltd (J & R Bovey), London
1893 WS Miller & Co, Glasgow
1898 A/S Carlo (Blohm & Olsen), Laurvig; renamed CARLO
30/01/1901 Wrecked
Comments: 30/01/1901: Wrecked on the North Gare breakwater, River Tees when
inward from Bilbao for Middlesbrough with a cargo of iron ore.