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Dundalk & Newry Steam Packet Co (1871-1926)
The company was formed in 1871 by the merger of the Dundalk Steam Packet Co, established in 1838, and the Newry Steam Packet Company, surviving independently until taken over by British & Irish, part of the Coast Lines conglomerate.

The companies ran services to Liverpool from their respective bases.
Earl of Erne was the last paddle steamer on the Anglo-Irish run and survived as a screw vessel until wrecked in the Mediterranean in 1926

Early Dundalk vessels

Corsair (1838-1839, built in 1827 by Wood & Barclay of Port Glasgow for a Belfast owner. 120 ft.  Moved to Port Philip Bay, Australia and later Hong Kong)
Glasgow (1837-1852, built in 1829 by J Wood of Port Glasgow originally for Glasgow & Liverpool SN Co (Burns). 130.9 ft (later 148.6) : 286 GRT).
Finn MacCoull (1838-1845, built by C Wood of Dumbarton. 141 ft : 244 GRT. Sold. Lost in 1848 on Tuskar Rock near Rosslare on a Clyde to Galway run )
Dundalk (1844-1858, built by Robert Napier of Govan, 171.3 ft : 601 GRT. Engines : Side lever. Sold. Re-sold for US Civil War blockade running but was lost in action in 1864)

Dundalk vessels operated by the merged company

Pride of Erin (1847-1877, built by Robert Napier & Sons of Govan, 194.8 ft : 762 GRT).
Earl of Erne (1855-1918, built by Robert Napier & Sons of Govan, 219.4 ft. Engines : 2cyl simple, re-engined in 1888. Sold to Greece in 1918 and re-engined with diesels).
Emerald Isle (1862-1896, built by J&G Thomson of Govan, 234 ft : 718 GRT. Engines oscillating  65 and 65 x 66 in (63.5 and 63.5 in x 66 in from 1870).

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