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Name: NORTHERN LIGHT
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 08/1853
Completed: 09/1853
Builder: James Young
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 429grt, 114.9 x 25.5 x 19.2ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 15253
History:
22/09/1853 James Young, South Shields
22/11/1886 William Ross, London
1888 John Danley, West Hartlepool
1888 Broken up
Comments: Capacity 30 keels of coal
28/08/1886: James Young died at Harrowgate (sic)
22/11/1886: Sold at auction in South Shields for 280