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Yard No. 347

Yard Number 347 was named CLAN GALBRAITH when launched on Thursday 01/02/1894 by Russell & Co Port Glasgow for Thomas Dunlop & Sons (Queen Line)

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1894
Ship Type: Steel barque
Ship's Role: Cargo
Tonnage: 2149 grt, 1983 nrt
Length: 282.9 feet
Breadth: 40.4 feet
Depth: 24.6 feet

Owner History:
Thomas Dunlop & Sons (Queen Line).
1910 A/S Clan Galbraith (Carl Bech & Co.), Tvedestrand, Norway.

She is recorded as having sank on 24/04/1917

Additional Information:
O.N. 102660.
1894 Registered Glasgow.
03/1910 Sold to A/S Clan Galbraith (Carl Bech & Co.), Tvedestrand, Norway.
01/1916 Sold to Bech's Rederi A/S (Carl Bech & Co.), Tvedestrand.
1916 stranded off New York but came away without damage. (image in gallery).
1917 Sunk by a submarine off the west coast of Ireland while on a voyage from Philadelphia to Birkenhead.

Photo supplied by Green Collection – State of Victoria Library.
Data from Colin Campbell and John Ward~McQuaid