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Name: T A GIBB
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched 01/1865
Completed: 03/1865
Builder: Marshall Brothers
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: Wigham Richardson No 36
Dimensions: 1149grt, 824nrt, 1172dwt, 231.4 x 32.2 x 16.9ft
Engines: 2cyl (40 & 40 x 27ins), 100nhp; (1870: CI2cyl (26 & 50 x 33ins), 98nhp)
Engines by: Thompson, Boyd & Co, Newcastle; (1870: WB Thomson, Newcastle)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 52664
History:
1865 TA Gibb, SA Apcar & RB Durham (RB Durham, manager)
1871 J Hall & Co, Newcastle
1873 Renamed RENOWN
1875 WS Lishman, Newcastle
1886 J Hall & Co
15/01/1889 Wrecked
Comments Laid down as DOLPHIN
Sub-contracted to Marshall Bros by J Wigham Richardson & Co
Hull built by Marshall Bros. Engine installed by Wigham Richardson.
01/1865: Renamed T A GIBB before launch
03/1865: Completed by Marshall Bros
Built for the Mauritius to Calcutta rice trade
1870: Re-engined and re-boilered
15/01/1889: Wrecked near Bayonne, when on passage from Dublin to Bilbao