Category: Vimiera (1851)

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launch on June 16, 1851
The ship was registered as Vimeira, but at her launch and first recording in Lloyds, was spelt Vimiera. This was scored out and changed to Vimeira in the 1 July 1851- 30 June 1852 Register.
built at Sunderland in 1851 by Sir James Laing (1823-1901) at his yard located on the south bank at a bend of the River Wear at a site known as Deptford. This is not to be confused with Deptford in the east end of London on the Thames from which ships often left for Australia.

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