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Name: BLACK EAGLE
Launched:
Completed: 1848
Builder: Thomas & William Smith, North Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 108grt, 57nrt, 90.0 x 16.9 x 10.0ft; (1885: 102grt, 8nrt)
Engines: 36nhp
Engines By: HS Waite, North Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 27204
History:
27/12/1848 Thames Steam Towing Co, London; registered at London
1860 Thomas Elliott, Cardiff
186X Mary Gibbs Elliott, Cardiff
1871 Thomas Elliott, Cardiff
18XX William & Thomas Jolliffe, Liverpool
1887 Broken up
Comments: 22/02/1859: Boiler explosion at Cardiff
1861: Re-engined 2cyl, 80nhp


Birmingham Daily Post, Friday, February 25, 1859