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Name: VIGILANT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1855
Completed: 1855
Builder: TD Marshall
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 369grt, 230nrt, 160.7 x 22.1 x 11.5ft; (1877: 414grt, 258nrt, 179.0 x 22.1 x 11.0ft)
Engines: 2cyl (30 & 30 x 24ins), 60nhp; (1877: CI4cyl (12, 12 & 34, 34 x 26ins), 50nhp)
Engines by: TD Marshall, South Shields; (1877: Baltic Engineering Works, Hull)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 24886
History:
1855 Unknown Owner; registered at London
by 1867 Edward F Bird, London
1872 William France, Leeds
1877 Registered at London
1884 William R White, Cardiff
by 1890 T Corsanego, Genoa; renamed UNIONE
No later history known
Comments: 1877: Lengthened to 179.0ft, re-engined & reboilered