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Yard No. 9

Yard Number 9 was named SEIRIOL WYN when launched on Thursday 01/02/1877 by Russell & Co Port Glasgow for Hugh Pritchard Anglesey

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1877
Ship Type: Iron barque
Ship's Role: Cargo
Tonnage: 1115 grt
Length: 211.3 feet
Breadth: 34 feet
Depth: 21.1 feet

Owner History:
Hugh Pritchard, Anglesey.
1898: A. Meling, Stavanger.
Sold, 1899, 1901 and 1916, all Norwegian owners based at Sandefjord

Her last recorded name was PERFECT (1898)

She ended her days torpedoed and sank on 14/06/1917

Additional Information:
O.N. 76749. 01/03/1877 Registered at Glasgow.
1917: Sunk by U.66 while on a voyage from Bahia Blanca to Copenhagen with wheat.

Previous update by Bruce Biddulph
Photo supplied by Green Collection – State of Victoria Library