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George William

Names and owners




1837 George William Hartlepool Original Shipping Co.
1843 George William Phoenix Shipping Co. Ltd.
1846 George William John C. Cleugh
1835 George William R. Hutchinson


On a voyage from Sunderland to London with a cargo of coal she sprang a leak during stormy weather about 150 miles east of Flamborough Head.  The water gained rapidly so the crew took to their boats. George William foundered the next morning on 28 September 1860. The crew were picked up by a fishing lugger.

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