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Name: BATTALION
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/04/1861
Completed: 06/1861
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 99
Dimensions: 678grt, 557nrt, 208.3 x 28.2 x 15.6ft
Engines: Steam, 70hp
Engines by: Thompson & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 29120
History:
06/1861 Laing & Davies, Newcastle
1862 William Laing & Co, Newcastle
31/01/1871 Stranded
Comments: 31/01/1871: Stranded


Newcastle Courant, Friday, 3rd May 1861