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Name: SHIELDS
Launched:
Completed: 10/1868
Builder: T Hepple & Son, Low Walker
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 59grt, 8nrt, 68.2 x 16.5 x 8.2ft
Engines: 22nhp
Engines By:
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 60487
History:
1868 Tyne Improvement Commissioners; registered at North Shields
No further history known
Comments: 1906: Register closed
Name shown as SHIELD in MNL after 1900