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Name: SEA KING
Launched: 02/1869
Completed: 04/1869
Builder: Brodie & Maxwell, Coble Dene
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 101grt, 11nrt, 96.2 x 18.4 x 9.8ft
Engines: SL1cyl (36 x 42ins), 46nhp
Engines By: TRM & J Scott, North Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 60516
History:
13/04/1869 Andrew Bain, North Shields; registered at North Shields
06/08/1872 Re-registered at North Shields
06/08/1872 Christopher John King, Bristol
21/01/1873 Anthony Pugsley, Newport, Monmouthshire; registered at Newport
04/1873 Newport & Bristol Channel Steam Towing Co Ltd
1874 James Allan, Glasgow
1875 William Park, Greenock; registered at Greenock
1884 John S Wilson, Charlestown; registered at Borrowstoness
1884 John Moodie Jr & John Wilson, Charlestown
22/08/1892 Sank
Comments: 28/4/1870: Caught fire at Newport, Monmouthshire, after a tow from the North East
Subsequently declared a total loss
1871: Rebuilt at Newport, Monmouthshire, for Andrew Bain
22/8/1892: Lost in the Forth Estuary.
Engine trouble while towing a vessel to sea from Methil,
and sank 4 miles S by E of Methil in position 56.6N - 2.58W.
Thanks to David Asprey for the above details