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Name: SURPRISE
Launched:
Completed: 1874
Builder: Heckels Bros, North Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 45grt, 12nrt, 75.6 x 16.4 x 8.1ft; (1876: 54grt, 12nrt)
Engines: 28nhp
Engines By:
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 70223
History:
1874 Anthony Wilkinson, Scotswood, Newcastle; registered at Newcastle
1876 Alexander Simpson, Peterhead; registered at Peterhead
1880 Swinton Stoddart, Newcastle; registered at Newcastle
1888 JF & FT Munkman, Hull; registered at Hull
No further history known
Comments: 1904: Register closed