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sv ASSAYE


built by Robert Steele & Company in 1868

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sv ASSAYE


built by Robert Steele & Company,
Yard No 64

Port of Registry: Greenock
Propulsion: Sail. 3 masts.
Launched: Thursday, 06/08/1868
Built: 1868
Ship Type: Iron ship
Ship's Role: Eastern and Colonial service
Tonnage: 1351 grt / 1281 nrt
Length: 227.4 feet
Breadth: 35.9 feet
Depth: 24 feet
Owner History:
J. & W. Stewart, Greenock
Status: Went Missing After - 16/03/1890
Web site: http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/photodb/wc0772.htm
Remarks: O.N. 62060.
31/08/1868: Registered at Greenock.
Sister to the PARSEE, also built as a ship by Robert Steele in 1868.
Reduced to barque in the eighties.
16/02/1890: Left London for Wellington.
16/03/1890: Last spoken near the equator. Early in September, wreckage from her was found on the Chatham Islands.

Picture at above webpage
Previous updates by Bruce Biddulph, Stuart Cameron

Last updated: by Bruce Allan from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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