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Name: WHITTINGTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/01/1872
Completed: 1872
Builder: JT Eltringham
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 20
Dimensions: 308grt, 179nrt, 140.5 x 21.0 x 11.5ft
Engines: C2cyl, 50nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 67314
History:
1872 Humble & Thompson, Newcastle
01/10/1873 Wrecked
Comments: 01/10/1873: Ran aground on the Middle Cross Sands off Great Yarmouth during fog
Crew took to the small boat and landed safely.