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Name: JOHN DIXON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/08/1872
Completed: 11/1872
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 42
Dimensions: 1522grt, 977nrt, 250.1 x 33.2 x 19.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 58 x 36ins), 130nhp
Engines by: CD Holmes & Co, Hull
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 67368
History:
06/11/1872 Kirby & Gilles, Newcastle
1876 H Bucknall & Sons, Newcastle
20/11/1889 North of of England Shipping Co Ltd (G Nelson & Sons), Liverpool
1894 Hagerup, Doughty & Co, Grimsby
1894 A/S Bengal (H Fredriksen), Sandefjord; renamed BENGAL
1899 O Mohn, Christiania
1901 A/S D/S Bengal (O Mohn), Olso
1907 A/S D/S Bengal (Kr Aug Retvedt), Drammen
13/10/1910 Sank
Comments: 10/11/1874: Sank after a collision with QUEEN ANNE off Isola Point,
Valletta on a voyage from Shields to Odessa with a cargo of coal
Subsequently refloated & repaired
14/01/1881: Sank LENORE in a collision, in fog, off Whitby
13/10/1910: Sank off the coast of Finmarken
On a voyage from Kirkenes to Rotterdam with a cargo of iron ore


The Newcastle Courant, Friday, 23/08/1872