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Name: QUEEN VICTORIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1855
Completed: 28/09/1855
Builder: Coutts & Parkinson
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 1152grt, 1045nrt, 196.8 x 33.0 x 20.0ft; (1860: 1728grt, 1434nrt, 261.3 x 35.1 x 27.0ft)
Engines: 2cyl, 80hp; (1860: 250hp)
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 22615
History:
09/1855 MR Biggs, G Palmer Jr & CM Palmer, Newcastle
1857 G Palmer Jr & CM Palmer, Newcastle
07/1861 William Bailey & William Leetham, Hull
07/03/1862 Wrecked
Comments: 1860: Lengthened
1860: Re-engined 250hp
07/03/1862: Wrecked 95 miles west of Alexandria
on a voyage from Liverpool to Alexandria.