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Hibernia - a general history

Built at Sunderland: Official No. 26107: Code Letters PJSK.

Owners: 1847 Nicholson, Sunderland; 1853 William Merryweather, Hartlepool & Robert France (Norton) Hartlepool; 1854 William Merryweather, Robert France & Charles Goodacre, Hartlepool; 1856 Benjamin Henderson Huntley & William Laidler, Hartlepool; 24 June 1857 James Loveday, John Waters & Robert Brown, Hartlepool.

Masters: 1847-51 Mc Donald; 1853 J Ridley; 1853-56 David Myers; 1856-57 C Warnell; 1858-59 R Brown.

Bound from Wyborg for Sunderland with a cargo of deals Hibernia was wrecked at the island of Hogland in the Gulf of Finland on 3 September 1859. The crew & the cargo of deals were saved.

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