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Name: IRON CROWN
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 23/10/1862
Completed: 11/1862
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 119
Dimensions: 995grt, 928nrt, 201.0 x 32.1 x 21.5ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 45398
History:
14/11/1862 Shallcross & Co, Liverpool
22/10/1881 Wrecked
Comments: 20/10/1881: Anchored 100 yards south of the Tyne's North Pier in a gale
One anchor cable broke & she drifted towards the Spanish Battery
22/10/1881: Second anchor cable broke & she was wrecked on the Black Middens
27/10/1881: Remains of the wreck sold at auction