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Name: RIFLEMAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/1863
Completed: 1863
Builder: Marshall Brothers
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 810grt, 646nrt, 201.2 x 29.2 x 18.7ft
Engines: 2cyl (40 & 40 x 27ins), 100hp
Engines by: Marshall Brothers, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 47674
History:
1863 Unknown owner; registered at Sunderland
by 1866 J Laing, Sunderland
by 1867 Bombay & Bengal Steam Ship Co Ltd, Bombay; renamed NADA
by 1870 Hajee Zeenal Abbadeen Shirajee, Bombay
by 1874 J & P Hutchison, Glasgow
No later history known
Comments: MNL shows RIFLEMAN registered at Sunderland as 47654
LR1874 lists NADA as late RIFLEMAN 47674
LR1869 Lists RIFLEMAN still as J Laing at Sunderland
Seems to be conflict between MNL & LR or two vessels