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Name: ATHENA
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 01/1868
Completed: 1868
Builder: Middle Dock Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 426nrt, 131.0 x 26.5 x 16.7ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 56081
History:
1868 Middle Dock Co, South Shields
1872 Henry Simpson, Port Adelaide, South Australia
1884 JL & WA Simpson, Port Adelaide, South Australia
1896 McIlwraith, McEacharn & Co Ltd, Adelaide
13/03/1912 Sank
Comments: 1896: Converted to a hulk
1898: Used as a coal hulk at Albany
13/03/1912: The stripped hull was set on fire & sunk E of Gull Rock