sv CROMARTYSHIRE
built by Russell & Co Port Glasgow,
Yard No 19

Propulsion: Sail. 3 masts.
Launched: Wednesday, 06/08/1879
Built: 1879
Ship Type: Iron ship
Ship's Role: Cargo.
Tonnage: 1554 grt
Length: 248.8 feet
Breadth: 38.1 ft
Depth: 22.8 ft
Owner History:
Thomas Law & Co, Glasgow.
Status: Wrecked - 24/10/1906

Remarks:
Official Number 82253.
29/08/1879 Registered Glasgow.

04/07/1898 Collided with and sank the CGT liner LA BOURGOGNE off the Newfoundland Banks, resulting in the loss of 571 passengers and all the officers of the liner.


01/09/1901 On a voyage from Leith to Port Elizabeth, she was abandoned on fire off Mossel Bay, but subsequently retrieved.

22/10 /1906 Leaving Antofagasta to load at Iquique, on the 24th she went ashore and was wrecked at Tetus Point on Printabu Island.

Previous update by Bruce Biddulph.

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




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