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Name: MORPETH
Type: Passenger Cargo ship
Launched: 06/08/1861
Completed: 1861
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 99
Dimensions: 527grt, 360nrt, 212.9 x 25.4 x 12.8ft
Engines: 2cyl, 185nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 43226
History:
1861 Hunter River New Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Australia
10/1888 W Summerbell, Sydney
04/1891 GS Power, Sydney
No later history known
Comments: 1888: Converted into a collier
1892: Converted into a hulk


North & South Shields Gazette, Thursday, 8th August 1861