Yard No. 219

built by Russell & Co Port Glasgow in 1889



Yard Number 219, was named DUMFRIESSHIRE when launched on Tuesday, 10/12/1889 by Russell & Co Port Glasgow , for Thomas Law & Co, Glasgow..

She is recorded as having sank on 28/06/1915

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1889
Ship Type: Steel barque
Ship's Role: Grain carrier
Tonnage: 2565 g / 2512 net
Length: 313.65 feet
Breadth: 42.1 feet
Depth: 24.45 feet
Owner History:
Thomas Law & Co, Glasgow.

Additional Information:
O.N. 97594.
20/12/1889 Registered Glasgow.
Jointly owned and managed by William and James Law.
The name has been seen, elsewhere, hyphenated as DUMFRIES‒SHIRE.
1915 Torpedoed and sunk 25nm SW of the Smalls.

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