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Name: JOHN WILLIAMSON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/12/1870
Completed: 1871
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 239
Dimensions: 1282grt, 806nrt, 244.8 x 32.0 x 17.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (27 & 54 x 36insins), 120hp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 63001
History:
1871 Harry S Edwards, South Shields
1880 Cay, Hall & Co, South Shields
07/05/1889 Sank
Comments: 07/05/1889: Sank after a collision with French ss MARTINIQUE when
12 miles south of Cabo Espichel LH on a voyage from the Tyne for
Malaga with a cargo of coal