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Name: FLYING ELF
Launched: 31/12/1888
Completed: 03/1889
Builder: JT Eltringham, South Shields
Yard Number: 146
Dimensions: 131grt, 20nrt, 108.0 x 18.5 x 9.7ft; (1892: 146grt, 25nrt)
Engines: SL1cyl (36 x 54ins), 80nhp
Engines By: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 96044
History:
03/1889 Clyde Shipping Co; registered at Glasgow
01/1893 Company restyled as Clyde Shipping Co Ltd, Glasgow
09/1925 Broken up
Comments: 09/1925: Broken up by John Hunter at Partick, Glasgow