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Name: COURIER
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 11/07/1850
Completed: 1850
Builder: Coutts & Parkinson
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 658nrt, 130.0 x 29.0 x 18.9ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Ship
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 24979
History:
14/01/1851 John Smith, Monkwearmouth
01/10/1851 George Gray, Newcastle
28/09/1861 George Cairns, Newcastle
15/02/1862 George Cairns, Newcastle and Christopher & Thomas Barker, South Shields
08/03/1867 Peter Stuart & Peter Douglas, Liverpool
No further history known
Comments: Completed at Sunderland
Capacity for 1000 tons of cargo on a draft of 15.0ft

The Newcastle Courant, Friday, July 12, 1850