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Name: EDINBURGH
Type: Sailing ship
Keel: 18/08/1862
Launched: 23/11/1862
Completed: 27/12/1862
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune, Low Walker
Yard Number: 13
Dimensions: 698grt, 691nrt, 880dwt, 172.6 x 29.3 x 18.8ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 45758
History:
1862 Levi & Co (Thomas Aggs & Co), London
1868 RM Sloman, Hamburg; renamed GUTENBURG
1891 JJ Wallis & Son, Barth, Germany
17/01/1897 Wrecked
Comments: Built for the Indian and China trades
Contract price 10,845. Profit 733-8s-5d
17/01/1897: Wrecked on Run Island, Indonesia
On a voyage from New York to Makassar with a cargo of cased petroleum