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Yard No. 65

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

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

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

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