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PS Sapphire
Launched on July 5th 1860 by C Day at Northam, Southampton
Engines : oscillating
Dimensions: 120.3 ft x 14.5 ft
82 Gross Registered Tons

Built for the Isle of Wight Steam Packet Co
Taken over by the Southampton, Isle of Wight & South Coast company in 1861
Sold in 1873, going to Spanish owners

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