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Name: LITTLE JOHN
Launched: 1865
Completed: 11/1865
Builder: A Woodhouse, South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 70grt, 20nrt, 78.4 x 17.0 x 9.0ft; (1871: 70grt, 11nrt)
Engines: SL1cyl (30 x 48ins), 35nhp
Engines By: JP Rennoldson, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 53444
History:
1865 CO Young et al, North Shields
1866 Registered at Shields
1867 Joseph Storey et al, Shields
by 1870 Registered at North Shields
1870 W Hunter, South Shields
1871 Re-registered at North Shields
16/08/1871 John Marshall, North Shields
13/01/1886 Sank
Comments: 13/01/1886: Foundered 4 miles off the Tyne


Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 14/01/1886

Thanks to Judith Marshall for providing this information