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Name: ARTHUR WELLESLEY
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 15/05/1854
Completed: 1854
Builder: Morrison & Fawcus
Yard: Limekiln Shore, North Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 358nrt, 115.0 x 24.0 x 17.8ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 26960
History:
22/06/1854 Edward Oliver, North Shields
22/05/1858 Edward Oliver, North Shields & William Briggs, Sunderland
24/06/1859 Anthony Strong, North Shields
08/12/1859 Wrecked
Comments: 08/12/1859: Wrecked at the entrance to the Bosphorus
On a voyage from Baltchik in the Black Sea to the UK with a cargo of barley
There was only one survivor


Newcastle Courant, Friday, 19/05/1854

Newcastle Daily Chronicle, Wednesday, 04/01/1860