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Name: JENNY OTTO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched 23/10/1877
Completed: 11/1877
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 101
Dimensions: 1451grt, 942nrt, 1739dwt, 250.5 x 33.2 x 23.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 59 x 36ins), 160nhp
Engines by: J Shaw & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 76652
History:
03/12/1877 George Otto, North Shields
11/01/1899 Wrecked
Comments: Contract Price 24250; Profit 1253-14s-1d
08/12/1877: Collided with & sank MONKSEATON off Souter Point
11/01/1899: Stranded on Coolernose Point, near Craster
On a voyage from Palamos (Spain) to Burntisland, with a cargo of cork shavings


Shields Daily Gazette, Saturday, 08/12/1877