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Name: TWEED
Launched: 18/04/1859
Completed: 06/1859
Builder: Hepple & Landells, North Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 67grt, 11nrt, 74.4 x 17.1 x 9.5ft; (1871: 74.4 x 17.1 x 9.0ft)
Engines: L1cyl, 33nhp
Engines By: Hepple & Landells
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 18755
History:
06/1859 Berwick Harbour Commission; registered at Berwick
1880 Hugh Blaik, Leith; registered at Leith
1889 Broken up
Comments: 1880: Sold for 370
04/01/1882: Sank at her berth at Leith
1889: Sold & broken up at North Shields
Thanks to David Asprey for the above details


Photograph thought to be of TWEED. Photo courtesy of Pete Bullimore

Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 05/01/1882