Yard Number 45 was named BUTESHIRE when launched on Thursday 26/07/1888 by Birrell Stenhouse & Company Dumbarton for Thomas Law & Co Glasgow
Ship Type: Steel ship.
Ship's Role: Cargo.
Tonnage: 1906 g. 1854 n.
Thomas Law & Co, Glasgow.
BUTESHIRE finally foundered on 29/03/1911
August 1888: Completed.
1893: Reduced to barque rig.
Foundered 29/3/1911 after being abandoned on 27/3/1911 while on passage Pisagua to Hamburg.
Seen here in a sinking condition 1911.
Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid
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