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Name: W H ATKINSON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/1873
Completed: 1873
Builder: John Softley & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 96
Dimensions: 1366grt, 873nrt, 245.1 x 31.3 x 15.9ft
Engines: CI2cyl (29 & 55 x 36ins), 130nhp
Engines by: Hawks, Crawshay & Sons, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 63027
History:
1873 Hall, Cay & Co, South Shields
18/12/1879 Wrecked
Comments: 18/12/1879: Wrecked on Pearl Rock, Gibraltar Strait