Category:Mercury (ship, 1851)

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Ship[edit]

  • Type:
  • Design by:
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  • Built by: Jacob A, Westervelt, New York United States
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  • Date of completion: 1851
  • Length over all: 60 m
  • LPP: m
  • Beam: 12,1 m
  • Draught: 6,9 m
  • GRT: 1156
  • DWT:
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  • Speed: kn

History[edit]

  • 1851 Named: MERCURY for Boyd, Hincken and others Flag: United States
  • 1869 Collision at sea, repaired by Westervelt
  • 1869 Sold to board of directors of the schoolship, refitted as schoolship
  • 08.04.1869 Start of practice cruise
  • 16.04.1869 Went on shore twelve miles south of Cape Henry, Virginia
  • 04.05.1869 Floated off, towed to Norfolk, and from there to New York.
  • 03.11.1969 Rammed by the Navy sail and steam-driven screw propeller one-funnel sloop-of-warship Albany as the school ship lay at anchor off the Battery
  • 20.12.1870 Sailed from Hart's Island
  • 14.02.1871 Arrived at Sierra Leone after stop-overs at Madeira and the Canary Islands.
  • 21.02.1871 Left there

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