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Name: PLANET
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/10/1856
Completed: 1856
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 27
Dimensions: 419grt, 262nrt, 178.0 x 24.0 x 14.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (22.7 & 35.7 x 28ins), 60nhp
Engines by: Schwaffel & Howaldt, Kiel
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a; (1882: 87025)
History:
1856 Schiller Brothers & Co, Hamburg
1882 Jose M de Zulueta, London; registered at London
1889 David Jones (William Brooks, manager), Newport
by 1907 Steamship Planet Co Ltd (Adolphus E Kinnear, manager), London
No later history known
Comments: Re-engined at some stage before 1885
1909: Register closed