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Name Official number Flag IMO
HERALD OF MERCY  87448  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1887  09/05/1887  6/1887 
Vessel type Vessel description
Missionary Ship   Wood Sailing Vessel  Ketch
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon  
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
78 grt / 68 nrt / 73.6 ft  19.5 ft  9.6 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Henry Cook (South of England Mission), Gosport  Portsmouth  06/07/1887 
Other names
c1894 A. L. S. - 1900 PENGUIN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
c1894 John S Shapland - mng Charles T Bennett, Bristol - reg Bristol
By 1897 E Parsons
1900 The Guano & Oil Syndicate Ltd, London - reg London
1901 John J Neill, London
1901 Thomas Crawford, Greenock - reg Greenock 
Vessel history
In service prev28/6/1887
Later private yacht. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1902  Abandoned  
Disposal Detail
24/11/1902 dismasted in heavy gale
26/11/1902 crew of five abandoned vessel and were rescued by ss OLYMPIA and taken to Gibraltar 
 

 



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