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Name: SOUTHAMPTON
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 07/04/1860
Completed: 1860
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 83
Dimensions: 774grt, 299nrt, 215.5 x 25.4 x 12.7ft; (585grt, 340nrt, 236.1 x 25.4 x 12.9ft)
Engines: Oscillating 2cyl (60 & 60ins), 250hp; (1880: oscillating C2cyl (40 & 68 x 60ins), 200nhp)
Engines by: Palmer Bros & Co; (1880: Day Summers & Co, Southampton)
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 28109
History:
1860 The New South-Western Steam Packet Company, Southampton
1863 The London & South Western Railway Company, Southampton
1897 Yarrow Ltd
03/1898 Broken up
Comments: 1880: Lengthened and reduced from two to single funnel
Channel Islands service, later Le Havre service from about 1880
1880: Re-engined
1897: Used as a hostel for Yarrow employees in London
03/1898: Broken up in The Netherlands