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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
912 gross 1861 at Hull, England by Brownlow, Lumsden & Co. Wilson Line, Hull, England 235.2ft x 27.7ft x 14.2ft 
 1861 October; Launched for Brownlow Lumsden & CoAtlantic Journey ID 4145
 1868 LengthenedAtlantic Journey ID 4146
 1872 New engine & boilersAtlantic Journey ID 4147
 1878 Bought by the Wilson Line from Brownlow Marsdin & Co.Atlantic Journey ID 4148
 1878 Damage repairsAtlantic Journey ID 4149
 1890 Trondheim - Christiansund - Aalesund - Hull   
 1896 Sold to Steamship "Marie" Co - resold to Webster & BarracloughAtlantic Journey ID 4150
 1897 Sold to West Hartlepool Steam Navigation CoAtlantic Journey ID 4151
 1902 Scrapped at Garston, LancashireAtlantic Journey ID 4152
The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges

The Panther was built 1861 by Brownlow, Lumsden & Co in Hull, for their own company. Launched in October 1861. She was a 912 gross ton ship, 697 under deck and 590 net. She had a length of 235.2 feet x beam 27.7 feet, and holds 14.2 feet deep. Raised Quarter Deck 171 feet long and forecastle 24 feet long. In 1868 the ship was lengthened, and in 1878 she had damage repairs. Rigging was iron single screw 3 masts steam Schooner, 1 deck & partial awning deck 83 feet long and 3 cemented bulkheads, iron construction. When built there was passenger accommodation for 58 passengers. This increased to 149 after December 1875. Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 27 & 51 in. diameter respectively; stroke 30 inches; operating at 65 p.s.i.; 111 horsepower; new engine & boilers in 1872; engine built by C.D. Holmes & Co. in Hull. In 1870 her owners became Brownlow, Marsdin & Co. Acquired by the Wilson Line in 1878. On 3.1.1896 she was sold to Steamship "Marie" Co, Liverpool and resold to Webster & Barraclough, West Hartlepool the same year. She went to the West Hartlepool Steam Navigation Co on 1.3.1897 and in 1902 was scrapped at Garston, Lancashire. [The Wilson Line by John Harrower][Lloyd's registry of ships]


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