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Name: DUNELM
Name: HEATHER BELL
Launched:
Completed: 06/1861
Builder: Hepple & Landells, North Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 45grt, 16nrt, 73.4 x 15.1 x 7.5ft
Engines: L1cyl, 20nhp
Engines By: Hepple & Landells, North Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 29709
History:
07/061861 Alexander Scott, John Spence & William Mayson, North Shields; registered at Shields
12/1865 Alexander Scott, North Shields & John Kay, Cowpen Quay; registered at North Shields
03/1868 Alexander Scott, North Shields
1871 Thomas Charlton, Felling Shore and James Weir, Bill Quay
1877 Thomas Buchanan and James Weir, Bill Quay
1889 Thomas Buchanan, Bill Quay
1900 Robert & John Kerr, Byker
02/1911 Broken up
Comments: Thanks to David Asprey for the above details


HEATHER BELL with JUDITH outboard. Photo courtesy of Malcolm Donnelly