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Name: OSTRICH
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 15/10/1845
Completed: 11/1845
Builder: T & W Smith
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 426grt, 119.1 x 28.5 x 18.0ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 25334
History:
12/11/1845 T & W Smith, Newcastle
11/1862 James Barras, Newcastle
31/07/1866 Wrecked
Comments: 11/1862: Acquired for 2,100
31/07/1866: Wrecked off South Shields when the anchors dragged in a storm


Newcastle Courant, Friday, 17/10/1845

Newcastle Daily Chronicle, Wednesday, 01/08/1866