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    Tweed

    Tweed, Blackwall passenger ship. Built in Bombay 1854 as teak paddle-wheel frigate Punjab, and as such saw plenty of action. In 1862 she was bought by John Willis and converted into a sailer. In 1888 she was dismasted off Algoa Bay, towed to Port Elizabeth and condemned. Painting by Jack Spurling
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