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Name: MARY AUSTIN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/1865
Completed: 1865
Builder: TD Marshall
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 206grt, 140nrt, 120.1 x 19.1 x 9.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (13 & 26 x 21ins), 112hp
Engines by: Tod & McGregor, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw and also rigged for sail
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 53204
History:
1865 W Austin, South Shields
1867 R Fell, Newcastle
1867 William Hutchinson, Lyme Regis; registered at South Shields
1869 Charles Fox Bennett, St Johnís NF
1870 John Taylor & George Veal, Bristol
1871 A Pearce & Co, Bridgewater, Somerset
1874 Bacheelerie, Marseilles; renamed LíAVENER
1877 NV Reederij Steamship Tromp, (M Ohl & Co, managers), Macassar; renamed TROMP
1878 Bauermann & Co & JG Weijergang & Zn, Macassar, appointed as managers
1884 WG Smith & John Pitman, Hong Kong; renamed MARY AUSTIN; registered at Hong Kong
1887 Creasy Evans, Hong Kong; registered at Penang
1891 Lee Thong Sen, Penang
1891 Lee Phee Yeow, Penang
1894 Khaw Joo Gee, Penang
1903 Owners restyled as Koe Guan & Co
1907 Owners restyled as Eastern Shipping Co Ltd
07/04/1918 Sank
Comments: May have been delivered as a sailing vessel with an engine added soon after
07/04/1918: Sunk after a collision at Penang