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Name: UPTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/04/1865
Completed: 1865
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 178
Dimensions: 770grt, 596nrt, 201.8 x 28.1 x 17.4ft
Engines: 2cyl (43 & 43 x 33ins), 120nhp; (1871: C2cyl (25 & 48 x 30ins), 143nhp)
Engines by: Palmer Bros & Co, Jarrow; (1871: Palmer’s SB & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 52711
History:
1865 C Capper, London
1871 James Dixon, London
1875 Dixon & Harris, London
1879 Harris & Dixon, London
1888 Lambert Bros Ltd, London
1889 Renamed BURHAM
06/11/1896 Wm Cory & Son Ltd, London
04/1909 Broken up
Comments: 1871: Engine compounded
04/1909: Broken up by Pas & Co at Bolnes


Above photo as BURHAM copyright of Charlie Hill