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Shoreham built ships

Having researched and recorded Shoreham built/registered ships I still pick up photos/postcards of them that turn up from time to time. These two recent, poor quality, acquisitions are of the Carbonaria (left) built in 1866 by William May and the other Commerce (right) 1862 by James Britton Balley, both at the old shipyard where Suters Yard was subsequently located.
Some time ago I was told that the Commerce ended up as a mooring hulk on the Mersey at Liverpool and was given a photo of it that I’m also including here. The lack of detail makes it difficult to be sure that they are one and the same but if they are then the hulk must have had its gunwales removed.
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