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Name: JOSEPH STRAKER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/1863
Completed: 09/1863
Builder: TD Marshall
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 719grt, 545nrt, 203.3 x 28.2 x 16.2ft
Engines: 2cyl (38 & 38 x 30ins), 90nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 47764
History:
03/09/1863 Joseph Straker et al, Newcastle
by 1869 AC Pring et al, Newcastle
23/04/1875 Wrecked
Comments: 26/09/1863: Damaged in collision with barque KARLA, which sank
23/04/1875: Stranded on the island of Norderney, Germany
On a voyage from Newcastle to Hamburg with a cargo of coal