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Name: CERES
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 26/03/1868
Completed: 1868
Builder: CO Young
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 454nrt, 139.4 x 28.4 x 17.5ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 60481
History:
28/04/1868 Shallett Hewson, North Shields
29/11/1871 Joseph Wilson, Cleadon; Henry Wilson, Westoe & William Blain, South Shields
1874 John Hughes, Williamstown; registered at Melbourne
05/09/1883 Wrecked
Comments: 12/06/1871: Shallett Hewson died
05/09/1883: Wrecked off Bampton Reef, Coral Sea
On a voyage from Newcastle, NSW to Batavia with a cargo of coal