built by Russell & Co Port Glasgow,
Yard No 80
Last Name: CISSIE (1905)
Propulsion: Sail. 4 masts
Launched: Tuesday, 04/09/1883
Ship Type: Iron ship.
Tonnage: 1907 gross; 1848 net
Length: 267.4 feet
Breadth: 40.2 feet
Draught: (Depth 24 feet)
Gillison & Chadwick, Liverpool.
Status: Sunk - 21/10/1915
16.9.1892: Stranded 2.5 miles W of Shallow Inlet, Warath Bay, Victoria, Australia. Her master, Captain William Goulding was censured by the Court of Inquiry for careless navigation, disregarding compass errors and gross misconduct. His certificate was suspended for 3 months.
1899: Altered to barque rig.
1905: Sold to William Bowen, Llanelli and renamed CISSIE.
1912: Sold to Bech and Co, Tvedestrand, Norway.
1914: Sold to E Monson and Co, Tvedestrand.
21.10.1915: Sunk in collision with the steamer NORTHWESTERN MILLER (5046/15) 13 miles SxE of the Nab Lightvessel off the Isle of Wight. She was on ballast passage from Hull to Gulfport to be hulked. Seven of her crew were lost.
Previous update by John Newth
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Last updated: by John Ward~McQuaid from the original records by Stuart Cameron
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