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Name: KESTREL
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/01/1868
Completed: 1868
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 226
Dimensions: 855grt, 555nrt, 212.0 x 28.2 x 17.0ft
Engines: Steam, 99hp; (1875: C2cyl (19 & 38 x 30ins), 115nhp)
Engines by: (1875: London & Glasgow Engineering Co Ltd)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 58546
History:
1868 Cork SS Co Ltd (E Pike & Co), Cork
No later history known
Comments: 1875: Engine compounded
1885: Not listed in MNL