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Name: GERTRUDE
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 02/09/1856
Completed: 1856
Builder: Middle Dock Co
Yard: West Holborn, South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 950grt, 871nrt, 171.4 x 33.6 x 22.9ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Ship; (1881: Rigged as a Barque)
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 16780
History:
1856 Middle Dock Co, South Shields
by 1860 D Dunbar, London
by 1867 Hargrove, Ferguson & Co, Liverpool
1875 J Hargrove, Liverpool
1879 Gavin B Millar, Glasgow
1881 Daniel Dixon, Belfast
1882 Thomas McVeagh, Belfast
No later history known
Comments: 18/05/1881: Registered as changed to a Barque
29/09/1881: Ran aground off the Tuskar light
05/10/1881: Refloated and towed to Belfast Lough


North & South Shields Gazette, Tuesday 2nd September 1856