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Name: MARY NIXON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/04/1865
Completed: 1865
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 175
Dimensions: 758grt, 587nrt, 201.0 x 28.0 x 17.4ft
Engines: 2cyl (26 & 26 x 30ins), 99nhp; (1872: C2cyl (26 & 51 x 30ins), 99hp)
(1885: T3cyl (16.5, 26 & 43 x 36ins)
Engines by: Palmer Bros & Co; (1879: Victoria Dock Engine Works, London)
(1885: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 51368
History:
1865 J Nixon & others, Newcastle
1876 J Fenwick & Son, Newcastle
1886 H James (J Fenwick & Son, managers)
1891 CF Cory-Wright (J Fenwick & Son, managers)
1896 Wm Cory & Son Ltd
09/06/1898 Sank
Comments: 1872: Engine compounded
1885: Engine tripled
09/06/1898: Sank off the Shipwash Light Vessel after collision with ss CURLER
Whilst on a voyage from Hull to London, with a cargo of coal