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Name Official number Flag IMO
HARLINGEN  65780  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1872  10/08/1872   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Dobie & Co., Govan Old Yard  60 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
231 grt / 146 nrt / 140.6 ft  20.9 ft  10.8 ft   
Engine builder Kemp & Hume, Glasgow
Engine detail
C2Cyl. Inv. DA.(16 & 29 - 22)in 40nhp, 1-screw.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Leith & Harlingen Steamship Co Ltd - manager J. Burnett, London.   Leith  23/11/1872 
Other names
ABBEY TOWER (launched) 
Subsequent owner and registration history
(M J Wilson, Liverpool - launched)
1874 James Burnett & Co, London - reg London 
Vessel history
7/12/1872 commenced Leith-Harlingen service
2/1873 withdrawn from Leith-Harlingen service 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1876  Collision 27/02/1876 
Disposal Detail
Struck on masts of sunken STRATHCLYDE and, taking water. headed for Dover. After one mile she sank, 3/4mile SSW of Admiralty Pierhead, Dover (London for Rouen, general cargo); crew got ashore in ship's boats 
 

 



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