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Yard No. 81

Yard Number 81 was named AUCKLAND when launched on Friday 17/07/1874 by Robert Duncan & Co Port Glasgow for Albion Shipping Co Glasgow (P Henderson)

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1874
Ship Type: Iron ship
Ship's Role: Cargo
Tonnage: 1308 grt | 1245 nrt
Length: 240 feet
Breadth: 36 feet
Draught: (Depth 20.7 feet)

Owner History:
Albion Shipping Co, Glasgow. (P. Henderson).
1883: Shaw Savill & Albion, Glasgow.
1904: A/S Auckland (Sven O. Stray), Kristiansand.

She was wrecked on 26/02/1909

Additional Information:
ON 71658.
1874: Completed August.
1909: Wrecked on Possession Island off the Skeleton Coast on passage Rosario to Luderitz Bay, South Africa.

Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid
Previous updates by Paul Strathdee, John Ward~McQuaid
Photo supplied by Green Collection – State of Victoria Library