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Name: BRIGHTON
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 18/10/1856
Completed: 1856
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 49
Dimensions: 285grt, 180nrt, 193.5 x 20.9 x 10.0ft
Engines: Oscillating, 2cyl (44 & 44 x 48ins), 140hp
Engines by: Palmer Bros & Co
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 11918
History:
1856 HP Marples, London
1859 Weymouth & Channel Islands Steam Packet Co, Weymouth
1887 Wrecked
Comments: 1887: Wrecked in fog on the Brayes Reef north of Guernsey


Above painting of BRIGHTON by A MEADEN

The North & South Shields Gazette, Saturday, October 18, 1856