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Name: COQUETDALE
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 1865
Completed: 1865
Builder: S Young
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 413nrt, 131.7 x 28.1 x 17.1ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 49790
History:
25/10/1865 Emmanuel Young, North Shields; registered at Shields
10/1867 Robert Molmes, Newport; registered at Newport
26/02/1870 Sank
Comments: 24/02/1870: Ran aground & subsequently sank near Scalpgat (Texel)
On a voyage from Iquique to Hamburg
26/02/1870: The submerged wreckage was run into by the brig CEYLON
01/03/1870: Sunken wreck sold for 44,440 florins


Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 28/02/1870

Algemeen Handelsblad, Saturday, 26/02/1870

Positioning a wreck buoy, courtesy of Arie de Lange