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Name: LEINSTER
Launched: 05/1869
Completed: 1869
Builder: Readhead Softley & Co, South Shields
Yard Number: 47
Dimensions: 111grt; 31nrt, 102.6 x 18.5 x 9.8
Engines: 1cyl (36 x 54ins), 50nhp
Engines By: Readhead Softley & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 62983
History:
1869 N George & Partners; registered at South Shields
1870 William George, Kilburn, Middlesex
1873 Giorgio Spiteri, Constantinople
by 1890 Andrea Spiteri, Constantinople
by 1896 Carlotta Spiteri, Constantinople
by 1903 H Fenerdjan, Constantinople
No later history known
Comments: 12/07/1869: Arrived at Constantinople
1902 British register closed
Still listed in 1908 LR