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Name: ARBUTUS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1854
Completed: 1854
Builder: T Toward
Yard: St Peter's Newcastle
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 348grt, 213nrt, 179.9 x 22.6 x 12.3ft
Engines: 2cyl (34.5 & 34.5 x 20ins), 75nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 18205
History:
1854 Registered at Lancaster
by 1864 William Whelon, Lancaster
1870 Registered at Belfast
1872 JS Campbell, Dublin; registered at Dublin
1882 Robert Taylor & Sons, Dundee
1885 Registered at Dundee
17/01/1890 Wrecked
Comments: 17/01/1890: Wrecked on the Farne Islands
On a voyage from Dundee to Seaham in ballast