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Name: SUSAN GIBBS
Launched:
Completed: 1867
Builder: Readhead Softley & Co, South Shields
Yard Number: 19
Dimensions: 77grt; 17nrt, 83.8 x 17.3 x 9.3ft
Engines: 35nhp
Engines By: Readhead Softley & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 55207
History:
1867 Peter Gibbs, Cardiff; registered at Cardiff
1868 Peter Gibbs & Son, Cardiff
1882 William Williams, Newport, Monmouthshire; registered at Newport; renamed ALEXANDRA
29/08/1888 Sank
Comments: 29/08/1888: Left Newport, for seeking & caught fire & sank near Barry Islands, Glamorganshire
Thanks to John Evans & David Asprey for the above details