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Name: RIVER LUNE
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 28/11/1868
Completed: 1868
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 14
Dimensions: 1135grt, 1126nrt, 216.0 x 35.6 x 22.2ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Ship
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 58952
History:
1868 Hargrove & Co, Liverpool
27/07/1879 Wrecked
Comments: 27/07/1879: Wrecked in fog on Agnes Rocks, Isles of Scilly
On a voyage from L'Orient to Ardrossan in ballast


The Newcastle Courant, Friday, December 4, 1868

The Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, August 27, 1879