Name: GREAT EMPEROR
Launched:
Completed: 06/1866
Builder: Readhead Softley & Co, South Shields
Yard Number: 4
Dimensions: 82grt, 13nrt, 89.6 x 17.6 x 9.3ft
Engines: L1cyl (32.25 x 48ins), 35nhp
Engines By: Readhead Softley & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 56102
History:
06/1866 J Dawson, South Shields
1869 TA Dry & J Lawson et al
1870 TA Dry & RW Atkinson, South Shields
1877 TA Dry, RW Atkinson & J Winlo, South Shields
07/1889 John Dry, South Shields
10/1895 Robert Hedley, Jarrow
09/1902 Sank
Comments: 09/1902: Foundered off Port Mulgrave, due to
hull damage caused by engine failure.
On a voyage from Jarrow to Port Mulgrave
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