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Name: ELBA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/04/1855
Completed: 06/1855
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 31
Dimensions: 660grt, 449nrt, 200.0 x 28.0 x 16.5ft
Engines: Steam, 80hp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 22574
History:
06/1855 RS Newall, Newcastle
1861 General Steam Navigation Company, London
1873 Missing
Comments: Designed for laying submarine telegraph cables
1873: Missing and it is presumed that she sank


Newcastle Journal, Saturday, 21/04/1855

London Evening Standard, Wednesday, 31/12/1873