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Yard No. 265

Yard Number 265 was named EARL OF DUNMORE when launched on Thursday 14/05/1891 by Russell & Co Port Glasgow for Sailing Ship Earl of Dunmore Company Ltd (manager J D Thomson) Glasgow

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1891
Ship Type: Steel barque
Ship's Role: Cargo
Tonnage: 2287 g
Length: 277.9 ft
Breadth: 42.1 ft
Depth: 24.2 ft

Owner History:
Sailing Ship Earl of Dunmore Company Ltd (manager, J. D. Thomson), Glasgow.
1907 John Malcolm, Glasgow.
1911 Skibs-A/S Spartan (Grefstad & Herlofson), Arendal.
1914 A/S Spartan (Carl Bech & Co.), Tvedestrand.

Her last recorded name was SPARTAN (1911)

She is recorded as having sank on 09/03/1917

Additional Information:
O.N. 98634.
1891 Registered Glasgow.
Sunk off Scilly by U61 on voyage New York to Liverpool with petroleum.

Photo supplied by Green Collection. State of Victoria Library
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