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Name: SEATON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/01/1857
Completed: 1857
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 56
Dimensions: 519grt, 375nrt, 175.9 x 26.9 x 15.6ft; (1872: 632grt, 477nrt, 201.3 x 26.7 x 15.6ft)
Engines: I2cyl (34.5 & 34.5 x 26ins), 70hp; (1880: C2cyl (23 & 44 x 30ins), 75nhp)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle; (1880: North-Eastern Marine Eng Co Ltd, Sunderland)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 18688
History:
1857 Nicholas Wood, Sunderland
1871 North Hetton Coal Co, Sunderland
03/12/1887 Sank
Comments: 03/12/1887: Sank after a collision with ARGO off Hull


Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 05/12/1887