Category:Veronica (ship, 1879)

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English: Veronica was a wooden barque built in 1879 by Joseph Rowan at Indiantown, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada for Mills & Jago, also of St. John. Sold to W. Thompson in 1898. 11th October 1902, on the route from Gulf of Mexico to Montevideo, on board of the Veronica there was murder and manslaughter. The ship was set on fire. The steamer Brunswick picked up the cook and four sailors from one of the ship's lifeboats. Once back in Liverpool, the five survivors from the Veronica were tried, convicted and hanged.
The Veronica was registered at 1,167 tons gross (1,137 net) and she measured 187 ft (57 m) in length with a 38 ft (11.6 m) beam.[1][2][3]

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