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Name: CALEDONIA
Launched:
Completed: 1846
Builder: North Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 61grt, 19nrt, 72.9 x 14.8 x 8.2ft
Engines: 30nhp
Engines By:
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 7266
History:
1846 S Bengall, Newcastle
1859 FT Leach, Stockton
1861 Joseph Wardle et al, Sunderland
1864 Ralph Robson, Newcastle
1866 Robert & Stephenson Chisholm, Shields
1871 George Moffat, Jarrow
1878 John Chisholm, Sunderland
1882 Thomas W Thompson, Hull
1883 Sank
Comments: 12/12/1883: Whilst seeking, the vessel was caught in NW force 9 gale.
Funnel collapsed and vessel abandoned to become a total loss in a position
near the Bull Buoy, Humber
Thanks to Bill Harvey for the above details


The Hull Packet and East Riding Times, Friday, 14/12/1883