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Name: LIFEGUARD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/06/1857
Completed: 07/1857
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 60
Dimensions: 491grt, 334nrt, 188.8 x 25.6 x 13.0ft
Engines: Steam, 80hp
Engines by: JB Palmer & Co, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 15654
History:
07/1857 Laing & Davies, Newcastle
by 12/1862 WD Stephens, Newcastle
12/1862 Missing
Comments: 20/12/1862: Departed Newcastle on a voyage to London
Subsequently posted missing
32 x passengers and 21 x crew were lost


Newcastle Courant Friday, 29/05/1857

Newcastle Journal, Friday, 26/12/1862