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Name: ADVANCE
Launched:
Completed: 1867
Builder: Readhead Softley & Co, South Shields
Yard Number: 10
Dimensions: 95grt, 29nrt, 87.8 x 17.0 x 9.5ft
Engines: L1cyl, 45nhp
Engines By: Readhead Softley & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 56112
History:
03/1867 Nicholas, Robert H & William Strong, Cardiff; registered at South Shields
05/1869 Registered at Cardiff
1872 Robert H & William Strong, Cardiff
1875 William Brantingham, Sunderland; registered at Sunderland
07/11/1882 Sank
Comments: 07/11/1882: Sank at Carr's Rock, Firth of Forth, whilst being used as a trawler


Aberdeen Weekly Journal Thursday, November 9, 1882