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Name Official number Flag IMO
SHAKSPERE  16256  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1857  25/02/1857   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Wood Sailing Vessel  Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
John Nicholson & Co, Annan    
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 / 486 nrt / 164.8 ft  27.2 ft  18.0 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Nicholson and others, Annan  Dumfries  09/04/1857 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
home port Annan 
End year Fate / Status
1870  Stranded 24/10/1870 
Disposal Detail
Stranded at Le Touquet, near Étaples (London for Shanghai, general cargo); crew saved.
Reported 27/10: Lying in quicksand in River Cauche, hogged and twisted; some cargo saved
12/3/1871 after much cargo salved and forwarded to China or auctioned, the wreck and remaining cargo (lead ingots and iron) sold at auction "as lies" by the Salvage Association
(some reports describe her as a "Liverpool ship") 
 

 



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