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Name: SAMUEL CAWOOD
Type: Tender
Launched: 03/11/1877
Completed: 12/1877
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 355
Dimensions: 83grt, 23nrt, 75.4 x 18.1 x 8.6ft
Engines: 2 x 2cyl (19 & 19 x 30ins), 45nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 77046
History:
07/12/1877 Maynard Brothers & Co, London
07/05/1878 Port Alfred Shipping & Landing Co, South Africa
26/06/1880 Wrecked
Comments: 15/12/1877: Sailed Newcastle towards London
22/12/1877: Sailed from Plymouth for Cape Good Hope
26/12/1877: Arrived at Lisbon
02/01/1878: Arrived at Teneriffe
27/04/1878: Arrived at Cape Town
09/02/1880: Wrecked inside the West Pier at Port Alfred
Wreckage removed some time later as it was a hazard to shipping


Above image is courtesy of Phil Thomas & Jack Ash