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Name: HERO
Launched: 16/03/1892
Completed: 07/1892
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Yard Number: 139
Dimensions: 161grt, 1nrt, 105.2 x 19.6 x 11.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (14, 23 & 37 x 24ins), 70nhp
Engines By: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 101078
History:
1892 J Fenwick & Co Ltd, Sydney
1960 Wrecked
Comments: 1960: Driven ashore and wrecked at Port Kembla.
Subsequently broken up in situ


Above: Photograph probably taken soon after arrival in Australia. Courtesy of Buster J Browne

Above photograph courtesy of Buster J Browne

Above photograph courtesy of Buster J Browne