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Length:151 feet 2 inches
Breadth:17 feet 6 inches
Depth:7 feet 8 inches
Machinery:85 hp.
Built of:Iron.
Registered:1857 in London by The North of Europe Steam Navigation Company.
Official No.:14500
Other info:
History:Built for The North of Europe Steam Navigation Company.
May 1850. At the beginning of May the communication between Kiel and Copenhagen will be facilitated by the addition of this English steamer of 90 horse-power, to the line; the steamer will leave each port twice a week, instead of only once as heretofore.
22nd May 1850. At Copenhagen from Glasgow.
21st June 1856. After received new decks and a general outfit, was launched , on preparatory to receiving new boiler, etc., from the Company’s factory.
10th September 1856. Having received new boilers from the North of Europe Steam Navigation Company’s factory at Lowestoft, and undergone a general refit, steamed out of the harbour for a trial trip; her speed averaged 14 miles per hour, and she appears to answer satisfactorily in every respect.
1858. Registered by J. O. Lever.
1861. Registered by W. & T. Joliffe.

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