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White Wings Vol II. Founding Of The Provinces And Old-Time Shipping. Passenger Ships From 1840 To 1885



Ravenscraig, 581 tons, Captain Inglis, sailed from London 29th October, arrived 23rd March. Passengers, 68. This vessel left Gravesend 29th October and then proceeded as far as Beachy Head, but was then compelled through stress of weather to put back to the Downs, where about 200 vessels were held up. After three attempts she at last reached Plymouth where she took on board provisions, sailing again on 1st December.

Ardencraig, 505 tons, Captain Page, from London, arrived 2nd May.

Edward Thornhill, 520 tons, Captain Reynolds, from London, arrived 2nd October, after a tedious passage of 120 days. During a squall the first officer, Mr. Harry, fell overboard and was drowned. Passengers, 72.

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