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Name: J L HALL
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 16/07/1859
Completed: 1859
Builder: TD Marshall
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 707grt, 685nrt, 166.8 x 30.6 x 19.6ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Ship; (1884: rigged as a Barque)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 27045
History:
1859 John L Hall, South Shields
1872 William Wells, Port Adelaide, Australia
1874 Henry Simpson, Thomas Elder & Robert Barr Smith, South Australia
1874 Trading as the Black Diamond Line
1891 JL & WA Simpson, Port Adelaide
1895 Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd
07/1916 Sank
Comments: 1884: Given a new deck and the rig altered to that of a barque
1898: Converted to a coal hulk at Albany
07/1916: Condemned as unfit for further use.
Handed over to Naval Authorities, for gunnery practice
Sunk by gunfire from HMAS PARRAMATTA & HMAS YARRA