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Name: SPEEDWELL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/1862
Completed: 21/06/1862
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 10
Dimensions: 98grt, 81nrt, 120dwt, 100.4 x16.4 x 8.0ft
Engines: 2cyl (12 & 12 x 14ins), 22nhp
Engines by: J Thompson & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 8.0knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 45087
History:
27/06/1862 William Rawson & James Robinson, Hull; registered at Hull
16/06/1868 Henry Ward, Ipswich; registered at Ipswich
by 1872 Anthony Bannister, Hull
09/10/1872 Missing
Comments: Engines aft and rigged as a three masted schooner
Contract price 1400. Profit 140-10s-2d
09/10/1872: Left Ipswich and subsequently reported missing
On a voyage from Ipswich to Hull carrying general cargo


Shields Daily Gazette, Tuesday, 22/10/1872