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Name: VARUNA
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 1841
Completed: 1841
Builder: Thomas Metcalfe & Son
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 404tonsb, 99.2 x 24.5 x 18.5ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Wood
Reg Number:
History:
25/06/1841 Thomas & George Metcalfe, Christopher Threw & Robert Mould, South Shields
30/03/1848 Thomas Jnr & George Metcalfe, Christopher Threw & Robert Mould, South Shields
29/01/1864 John Anthony Woods & Thomas Hood Henderson, Newcastle
26/10/1864 Wrecked
Comments: 26/10/1864: Wrecked on Magdalen Island, Gulf of St Lawrence