ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
LEONOR
Construction
IRON
Type
STEAMER
Date
1873
Description
Yard Number: 189

Date of Build/Launch: December 1873

Registered Aberdeen

1874/75/76: Owner Morrison & Co.
1877: Owner Douglas, Lapraik & Co.
1878: Master M. Young; Owner Lapraik & Co.; Registered Hong Kong

Aberdeen Journal, 24/12/1873:
Launched from building yard of Hall, Russell & Co., screw steamer LEONOR, built under special survey, will be schooner rigged and fitted with compound surface condensing engines of 90hp. Has accommodation for 20 1st class, 10 2nd class and 170 Chinese passengers. Is furnished with steam winches, water ballast & all latest improvements. Built to order of Messrs Morrison & Co., London, to trade between Manilla and Hong Kong.

Daily News, 23/11/1876:
Amoy, 21 November - LEONOR, British steamer, Foochow to Tamsin, has been in collision with FRANCES LEWEY, U.S. brigantine, latter sunk. LEONOR arrived Tamsin slightly damaged. 6 of crew and passengers of brigantine drowned.
Owner
Russell, Sturgrs & Co., Manila
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 180 5/12' x breadth 27 1/12' x depth 12'
gross tonnage: 640 ton

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