Yard No. 321

built by Russell & Co Port Glasgow in 1893



Yard Number 321, was named LOTA when launched on Tuesday, 18/04/1893 by Russell & Co Port Glasgow , for The 'Lota' Ship Comany (MacDonald, Adams & Co, managers), Greenock..

Her last recorded name was STORESAND (1909)

She is recorded as having sank on 04/09/1915

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1893
Ship Type: Steel barque
Ship's Role: Cargo
Tonnage: 1643 grt / 1529 nrt
Length: 245.2 ft.
Breadth: 37.4 ft
Depth: 22.6 ft
Owner History:
The 'Lota' Ship Comany (MacDonald, Adams & Co, managers), Greenock.
08/1909: A/S Storsand (Sven O. Stray), Kristiansand, Norway.
09/1909 A/S Christianssand (S. O. Stray), Kristiansand.

Additional Information:
O.N. 102371.
Registered at Greenock.

1915: Sunk by gunfire from U.33 while on voyage from Iquique to Merseyside.

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