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Name: SHEARWATER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/07/1864
Completed: 1864
Builder: T & W Smith
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 23
Dimensions: 682grt, 198.1 x 28.0 x 16.5ft
Engines: 2cyl, 90hp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 49623
History:
1864 Watts, Milburn & Co, London
01/11/1865 Sank
Comments: 01/11/1865: Abandoned in position 48.41N, 7.28W, with 8ft of water in the engine-room
On a voyage from Cardiff to Alexandria with a cargo of coal & railway materials
Crew saved by the Dutch barque ZEENYMPH