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Name: MINNA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/12/1855
Completed: 1856
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 35
Dimensions: 774grt, 615nrt, 212.0 x 26.0 x 17.0ft
Engines: Steam, 264hp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 8591
History:
1856 Malcolmson Brothers, Waterford
1863 MG Klingender, Waterford
1863 CK Prioleau, Waterford
by 1866 Boston & Colonial Steamship Co, Boston; renamed ORIENTAL
by 1870 Franklin, Snow & Co, Boston
06/1876 Wrecked
Comments: 24/12/1855: Launched for the St Petersburg Steam Ship Co, London
08/12/1863: Captured as a "blockade runner" by CIRCASSIAN
12/02/1864: Sold as a prize at Boston, Mass
09/06/1876: Wreck reported at Hardings Ledge near Boston, Mass


Newcastle Journal, Saturday, 29th December 1855

Greenock Advertiser, Tuesday, 29th December 1863