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Name: BETSY HERON
Type: Sailing vessel
Launched: 1832
Completed: 1832
Builder: John Weatherby & Alexander Ihler
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 250tonsb, 87.5 x 25.9 x ?ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Snow
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: n/a
History:
09/02/1832 G Barras, North Shields and J Pringle & TC Gibson, Newcastle
02/11/1842 Wrecked
Comments: 02/11/1842: Struck Summers Island & immediately cpsized
Her upturned wreck was later seen near Hogland