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Category:Stad Middelburg (ship, 1865)

ShipEdit

  • Built by: Jones, Quigguin & Co., Liverpool.
  • Yard nr.:
  • Loa. 83.54 m
  • Beam: 10.09 m
  • Draught: 4.12 m
  • Gt. 1816t
  • net. 906t
  • dwt. t
  • Engine: One low pressure osc. 2 cylinder J. Jack & Co. steam engine, 1 screw, 1600 hp,
  • Speed 13 kn.
  • Pass. capacity: 200 passengers in 2 classes, 150 1st class, 50 2nd class..

HistoryEdit

  • 1865 Named: MIDSLAND delivered to Richard Jones Egremond, Chester.
  • 1872 Sold to Charles Lloyd Norman, London.
  • 1874 Sold to Peter Lindsay Henderson, London, used as American Civil War blockade runner. Renamed: SOUTHERN
  • 1875 Sold to Stoomvaart Mij. Zeeland for £18.000, rebuild in Amsterdam. Renamed: STAD MIDDELBURG Flag: Netherlands.
  • 1875 First trip in night-service Vlissingen-Sheerness v.v.
  • 1875 Service Vlissingen-Sheerness stopped, laid up.
  • 1876 Night-service Vlissingen-Queensborough v.v..
  • 1880 Converted and back in service.
  • 1881 Renamed: AURORA, out of service and laid up in Vlissingen as spare ship.
  • 1885 Used as coal storage.
  • 1889 Sold and scrapped in Vlissingen

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