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Name: HELLESPONT
Launched:
Completed: 1867
Builder: Readhead, Softley & Co, South Shields
Yard Number: 22
Dimensions: 137grt, 72nrt, 115.1 x 19.8 x 9.9ft
Engines: L2cyl, 60nhp
Engines By:
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 58696
History:
1867 Richard Grech & James Wardell, South Shields
1867 Richard Grech & James Wardell, Dardanelles
20/04/1878 Admiralty
12/12/1904 Believed broken up
Comments:


Shown alongside HMS Australia at Malta 1890. Photo courtesy of John Ward-McQuaid