Pleione SV 1876 - Alexander Stephen & Sons

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Woody
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Pleione SV 1876 - Alexander Stephen & Sons

Post by Woody » Sat Oct 19, 2013 12:34 pm

Launched This Day 19/10/1876 by Alexander Stephen & Sons, Govan, Linthouse Yard No 198

Can anyone confirm the launch date? Other sources have it in September
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Jim Anderson
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Re: Pleione SV 1876 - Alexander Stephen & Sons

Post by Jim Anderson » Mon Oct 21, 2013 2:26 pm

Launch date 19.10.1876 from World Ship Society Stephen yard list

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Re: Pleione SV 1876 - Alexander Stephen & Sons

Post by Robert » Tue Oct 22, 2013 9:24 pm

The Glasgow Herald of 20 September reports the launch "yesterday".
Page four, column five.

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Re: Pleione SV 1876 - Alexander Stephen & Sons

Post by Jim Anderson » Wed Oct 23, 2013 2:51 pm

Looks like an error on the W. S. S. list
I will alter my copy to September
Thanks for the Information
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