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Name: PRINCE ALBERT
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 18/04/1840
Completed: 06/1840
Builder: Straker & Dobson
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 375nrt, 102.2 x 25.2 x 17.6ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 26557
History:
06/06/1840 Port of Newcastle General Shipping Co (James Dent Weatherly)
17/09/1844 Anthony Hood & Co, Newcastle
27/02/1847 Anthony Hood & Co, Newcastle and Thomas Gibson, North Shields
30/01/1855 William Attey, Sunderland
12/10/1860 John Ingo, Newcastle
29/06/1861 Wrecked
Comments: Some sources say built by Mr Winlo at Howdon
17/09/1844: William Woods, Thomas Hood Henderson & John Anthony Woods
05/1861: Wrecked on Green Island Reef, St Lawrence River
She was carrying 19 keels of coal from Newcastle to Quebec