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Name: CONNAUGHT
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 21/04/1860
Completed: 06/1860
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 81
Dimensions: 2959grt, 1521nrt, 360.5 x 40.4 x 21.5ft
Engines: Steam, 800nhp
Engines by: JB Palmer & Co, Jarrow
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 28389
History:
06/1860 Atlantic Royal Mail Steam Navigation Co, London
08/10/1860 Sank
Comments: 08/10/1860: Destroyed by fire near St John's, Newfoundland


Above image copyright of the National Maritime Museum

Above image copyright of the National Maritime Museum

The Newcastle Courant, Friday, April 27, 1860

The Liverpool Mercury, Saturday, October 20, 1860