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1859 Mr. C. Lungley, built the Thunder at his shipyard at Deptford Green. She was a clipper screw steamship, built and fitted to carry opium between Calcutta and Hong Kong, displacing 1,062 tons; engines by J. and W. Dudgeon of Deptford; she reached a speed of 14 knots.

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