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Curling, Young and Co

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of London

Ship Builders

1824 - Built schooner “Colombian Packet”, 346 tons [1]

1825 – Built ship “Hindostan” at Limehouse, 500 tons [2]

1826 – Built barque “Achilles”, 196 tons [3]

1827 – Built ship “James Cruikshank”, 319 tons [4]

1829 – Built barque “Kingdown”, 346 tons [5]

1830 – Built sailing vessel “Walmer, 369 tons, built for Southern whale fishery. [6] Built ship “John Pink”, 283 tons[7]

1834 – Built ship “Louisa Baillie”, 412 tons[8] Built schooner “Lady Katherine Barham” at Limehouse, 412 tons[9] Built ship “Justina” at Limehouse, 412 tons[10]

1835 – Built wood steamer “Water Witch”, 275 tons[11] Built wood steamer “Vivid” [12]

1840 "THE PRESIDENT STEAM-SHIP. ( From the Albion). The President steam-ship, Lieutenant Fayrer, R.N., commander, is sister ship to the British Queen, both belonging to he British and American Steam Navigation Company.
The President is intended to run between Liveroool and New York, and is believed to be the largest steamer afloat, being of 2366 tons register, and having engines of 600 horse power.
The ship was built in London, by Messrs. Curling, Young, & Co., who are also the builders of the British Queen. Both vessels were designed Mr. Maccregor Laird, and laid down from his drawings. They reflect the highest credit on his judgment and skill.
The engines were constructed by our celebrated townsmen, Messrs. Fawcett, Preston and Co.: they are the largest marine engines yet made, having cylinders eighty inches diameter and seven and half feet long of stroke.
The accommodations for passengers in this magnificent vessel are of the very first order,.... [13]

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Sources of Information

  1. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/London 597
  2. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/London 595
  3. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/London 596
  4. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/London 596
  5. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/London 597
  6. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/London 595
  7. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/London 595
  8. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/London 595
  9. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/London 597
  10. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/London 594
  11. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/Hull 391
  12. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/Hull 391
  13. Liverpool Mail - Tuesday 14 July 1840