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Name: HERCULES
Launched:
Completed: 1853
Builder: J Dowey Jnr, North Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 81grt, 34nrt, 78.0 x 15.6 x 8.6 ft;
(1866: 63grt, 22nrt, 80.5 x 17.1 x 8.4ft)
Engines: 30nhp
Engines by: TD Marshall, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 7143
History:
1853 W Ruthven; registered at Dundee
1855 Dundee, Perth & London Shipping Co, Dundee
1865 James Easson, Perth
1866 David Edwards et al, Dundee
1867 John Redhead et al, South Shields
1868 William Turnbull, South Shields; registered at South Shields
1871 Anthony Strong, North Shields
1873 William Turnbull, North Shields
by 1882 John Simpson, Jarrow
1882 Broken up
Comments: Builder also seen as Downey