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Name: WESTENHOPE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/1870
Completed: 10/1870
Builder: Readhead, Softley & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 63
Dimensions: 959grt, 751nrt, 224.4 x 28.2 x 19.3ft
Engines: C2cyl, 90hp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 62365
History:
25/10/1870 Thomas Henderson (Middle Dock Co), Newcastle
31/12/1870 Wrecked
Comments: 31/12/1870: Wrecked on Bird Island when outward from Algoa Bay
On a voyage to London via Table Bay and Port Elizabeth


London Daily News, Friday, 28/10/1870