::::  Napoleonic Ships & American War of Independence - MERCHANT SHIPS
Favourite x 2 Collier of 1785
Code - NPM04
Description - FAVOURITE x 2 164 TON BRIG RIGGED COLLIER Favourite was built in Liverpool in 1785 and was typical of the small vessels carrying our their trade in coastal waters. Many had very long working lives, the Favourite herself still being afloat in 1866.Very large numbers were built, and at Newcastle up to 300 would put to sea on one tide. Dimensions 74 x 23 x 14