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Built by:Curling & Young.
Yard No.:
Launched:2nd June 1836
Length:155 feet 4 inches
Breadth:24 feet
Depth:15 feet 2 inches
Machinery:Two cylinder side-lever engines made by Miller & Ravenhill, Blackwall. 180 hp. 9 knots.
Built of:Wooden.
Type:Paddle-Wheel Steamer.
Registered:28th September 1836 in London by Brodie MeGhie Willcox & Arthur Anderson.
Official No.:13848
Other info:Passenger 37 1st Class, 16 in 2nd Class
Cargo capacity 290 tons.
History:Built for Brodie McGhie Willcox & Arthur Anderson being the first vessel built entirely to their order.
May 1841. Registered in the ownership of the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company.
March 1856. Sold to The North of Europe Steam Navigation Company, but the sale was not completed and she was resold for 3,500 to G. Marks for demolition at Greenwich.

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