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Name: ATLANTIC
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 01/08/1863
Completed: 1863
Builder: John Rogerson & Co
Yard: St Peter's, Newcastle
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 416nrt, 139.7 x 28.2 x 16.1ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 47414
History:
26/08/1863 Petroleum Trading Co, London
30/05/1865 John Rogerson, London
17/01/1868 Wrecked
Comments: Fitted to carry petroleum in bulk (without the aid of casks)
Her tank space was subdivided by a longitudinal & three transverse bulkheads
Expansion of the cargo was provided for by fitting of hollow iron masts
The first to be fitted with own cargo pumps
17/01/1868: Wrecked at Holyhead


Newcastle Journal, 3rd August, 1863