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In operation 1854 to 1888<ref>Tees Built Ships [http://www.teesbuiltships.co.uk/pearse/aalist.htm]</ref>.
 
In operation 1854 to 1888<ref>Tees Built Ships [http://www.teesbuiltships.co.uk/pearse/aalist.htm]</ref>.
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1861 Built a troopship for the [[Indus Flotilla Co]]. At the time it was the largest vessel to sail on the Indus, at 377 ft long, 46 ft over the paddle boxes, and a draught of just 2 ft. The vessel made 12 mph in trials. It was scrapped after over 20 years service<ref>'The Making of India: The Untold Story of British Enterprise' by Kartar Lalvani, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016</ref>
  
 
1888 [[Ropner and Son]] acquired this Stockton yard from [[Matthew Pearse and Co]].  
 
1888 [[Ropner and Son]] acquired this Stockton yard from [[Matthew Pearse and Co]].  

Latest revision as of 23:21, 20 November 2016

M. Pearse and company, of North Shore yard, Stockton-on-Tees.

In operation 1854 to 1888[1].

1861 Built a troopship for the Indus Flotilla Co. At the time it was the largest vessel to sail on the Indus, at 377 ft long, 46 ft over the paddle boxes, and a draught of just 2 ft. The vessel made 12 mph in trials. It was scrapped after over 20 years service[2]

1888 Ropner and Son acquired this Stockton yard from Matthew Pearse and Co.


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Sources of Information

  1. Tees Built Ships [1]
  2. 'The Making of India: The Untold Story of British Enterprise' by Kartar Lalvani, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016