Yard No. 45

built by Birrell Stenhouse & Company Dumbarton in 1888



Yard Number 45, was named BUTESHIRE when launched on Thursday, 26/07/1888 by Birrell Stenhouse & Company Dumbarton , for Thomas Law & Co, Glasgow..

BUTESHIRE finally foundered on 29/03/1911

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1888
Ship Type: Steel ship.
Ship's Role: Cargo.
Tonnage: 1906 g. 1854 n.
Owner History:
Thomas Law & Co, Glasgow.

Additional Information:
O.N. 95084.
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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