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Name: DANUBE
Launched: 09/1870
Completed: 1870
Builder: Readhead Softley & Co, South Shields
Yard Number: 66
Dimensions: 92grt, 11nrt, 92.5 x 18.2 x 9.7ft
Engines: SL1cyl (34 x 51ins), 40nhp
Engines By: Readhead Softley & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 62997
History:
1870 Ralph D Jacobs, Deptford, London; registered at South Shields
1870 Ralph D Jacobs, Constantinople; registered at South Shields
1878 John Smart, Constantinople; registered at South Shields
1885 James W Whittall, Constantinople; registered at South Shields
1896 Broken up
Comments: 1895: Stranded (sunk?) after a collision with Turkish ss KALAMISH, off Scutari, Turkey
1896: Broken up in situ
Thanks to David Asprey & John Evans for the above details