Yard Number 158 was named TASMANIA when launched on Wednesday 10/11/1886 by Russell & Co Port Glasgow for P Denniston & Co Glasgow
Ship Type: Iron ship
Ship's Role: Cargo
Tonnage: 2269 g | 2175 net
Length: 278.1 feet
Breadth: 41.9 feet
Draught: 24.5 feet depth
P Denniston & Co, Glasgow.
1911: Skibs A/S Tasman (Grefstad & Herlofson), Arendal, Norway.
1914: A/S Tasman (Joh. H. Hassel), Risør, Finland.
TASMANIA finally foundered on 22/02/1914
1889: converted to barque rig.
22/2/1914 capsized in the North Sea, on voyage London for Drammen in ballast. 13 lives lost.
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