Yard No. 65

built by Robert Steele & Company in 1868



Yard Number 65, was named PARSEE when launched on Thursday, 17/09/1868 by Robert Steele & Company , for J & W Stewart Greenock.

Other names she bore were: MAGDALENE 1893. Her last recorded name was MAGDALENA 1901

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1868
Ship Type: Iron Full Rig Sailing Vessel
Tonnage: 1351 grt
Length: 227.4 feet
Breadth: 35.9 feet
Owner History:
J & W Stewart Greenock

Additional Information: Sister to the ASSAYE, also built in 1868 by Robert Steele
Mid 80s converted to a Barque
1893 sold to F.C.Tobias, Germany and renamed MAGDALENE
1901 sold to Norwegian owners and renamed MAGDALENA
September 1906 dismasted and damaged in a hurricane at Gulfport. Condemned and sold for use as an oil storage barge in Mexico
1920 stranded
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph