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'BARON VON HUMBOLDT'
|Built by:||T. D. Marshall.|
|Launched:||20th September 1854|
|Length:||136 feet 4 inches|
|Depth:||12 feet 9 inches|
|Machinery:||60 hp 1 screw. Built by T. D. Marshall.|
|Type:||Screw Steamer. Cargo ship. Rigged as a 2 masted schooner.|
|Registered:||22nd December 1854 in London by William S. Andrews.|
|Other info:||Built to carry iron ore.|
|History:||30th December 1854. Taking on board railway sleepers and rails, in the Tyne and Wear, for the railway to be made at Balaklava. Later to sail for the Thames to embark the workmen.|
1855. Sold to the UK Government for £12,000.
18th January 1855. Arrived at Gibraltar, Captain R. Eastham, from London.
September 1855. Registered by The Crown, and used as a Storeship.
1856. Renamed ‘Buffalo’.
1860. On the West Coast of Africa.
1868. Transferred to the Victualing Department.
1st January 1888. Unknown Owner.
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