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Name: SMYRNA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/11/1863
Completed: 1863
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 52
Dimensions: 1793grt, 1625nrt, 299.3 x 31.2 x 24.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 70 x 39ins), 260hp; (1878: C2cyl (28 & 54 x 42ins),120hp)
Engines by: Randolph, Elder & Co, Glasgow; (1878: Bailey & Leetham, Hull)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 48662
History:
1863 WE MacAndrew, London
1868 Empreza Luzitana (Bailey & Co), Lisbon; renamed DURHAM
1870 WE MacAndrew, London; renamed SMYRNA
11/1871 William Bailey, Hull; renamed DURHAM
01/1872 William Bailey & William Leetham, Hull
10/1883 Walter S Bailey, AK Rollit & William Goddard, Hull
19/11/1895 Sank
Comments: 05/12/1867: Abandoned in the North Sea but later found.
1878: Re-engined by Bailey & Leetham, Hull
19/11/1895: Sank off Greenhithe on the River Thames after a collision with
ss DUNGENESS on a voyage from London to St Petersburg.