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Name: SAMUEL LAING
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/11/1854
Completed: 1855
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 21
Dimensions: 545grt, 438nrt, 164.8 x 26.6 x 15.8ft; (1859: 606grt, 472nrt, length 190.2ft)
Engines: 2cyl, (1875: C2cyl (21 & 42 x 30ins), 70hp)
Engines by: Palmer Bros & Co; (1875: J Stewart, London)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 934
History:
1855 H Taylor, Wm Cory & J Fenwick, London
1869 J Fenwick & Son, London
16/12/1896 William Cory & Son Ltd
26/02/1901 Sank
Comments: 1859: Lengthened
1875: Engine compounded
26/02/1901: Sank off Newarp Light Vessel after a collision with ss CHAMOIS.