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Name: SUSSEX
Launched: 07/1872
Completed: 1872
Builder: Readhead Softley & Co, South Shields
Yard Number: 89?
Dimensions: 144grt, 31nrt, 114.9 x 19.6 x 10.0ft
Engines: 2 x SL1cyl (30 x 54ins), 60nhp
Engines By: JP Rennoldson, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 65715
History:
1872 George Haslip et al; registered at London
1887 Richard H Holland, London
1888 T Gray & Co Ltd, London
1889 Registered at Hull
1890 Renamed WELSHMAN
18/11/1892 Ardrossan Harbour Co; registered at Ardrossan; renamed THE EARL
1914 John S Wilson, Bo'ness; registered at Bo'ness
1919 Leith Salvage & Towage Co Ltd; registered at Leith
1928 Broken up
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