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Name: RAVENSCRAIG
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 10/05/1853
Completed: 1853
Builder: Thomas Metcalf & Son
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 453nrt; (1868: 530grt, 395nrt, 130.2 x 30.8 x 21.0ft)
Engines: None; (1868: 70nhp)
Engines by: n/a; (1868: Unknown)
Propulsion: Sail; (1868: 1 x Screw)
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 30847
History:
1853 George D Lockhart, Kirkaldy
No later history known
Comments: Initially a sailing vessel employed in the Australian & New Zealand wool trade
1868: Fitted with a steam engine
Subsequently converted to a whaling ship
Still listed in MNL 1883