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Name: WYVERN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/11/1864
Completed: 1865
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 165
Dimensions: 755grt, 587nrt, 203.0 x 28.1 x 17.4ft; (1871: 952grt, 604nrt, 236.0ft)
Engines: 2cyl, 98hp; (1875: CI2cyl (25 & 48 x 30ins), 90hp
Engines by: Palmer Bros & Co, Jarrow; (1875: Palmer Bros & Co, Jarrow)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 49645
History:
1865 McIntyre & Co, Newcastle
15/03/1870 C Hutchinson, J McIntyre & P Allan, Newcastle
28/09/1882 Jackson Powley & Edward Franklin, Cardiff
1883 Renamed BRIGHOUSE
No later history known
Comments: 1871: Lengthened to 236.0ft
1875: Engine compounded
1883: Listed in MNL but not in 1885