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Name: LADY BRASSEY
Type: Excursion Vessel
Launched: 13/06/1888
Completed: 1888
Builder: HS Edwards & Sons
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 41
Dimensions: 248grt, 64nrt, 160.0 x 24.1 x 8.3ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (10, 16 & 26 x 18ins), 75nhp
Engines by: Ernest Scott & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 95355
History:
1888 Hastings, St Leonards & Eastbourne SS Co Ltd, Newhaven
1890 Amazon Steamship Co Ltd, Para; renamed FLAMINGO
No later history known
Comments: Designed to be fitted with armament if required for coastal defence
Could carry 372 x passengers
Cost 7000 from the builder


Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 14/06/1888