built by Russell & Co Port Glasgow,
Yard No 490

Last Name: TANGARA (1944)
Propulsion: sail 4 Masts latterly fitted with an engine (1943).
Launched: Monday, 02/12/1901
Built: 1902
Ship Type: Barque
Tonnage: 3756 grt
Length: 353 feet
Breadth: 49 feet
Owner History:
Anglo-American Oil Company
Status: Scrapped - 1953

1906 scuttled and sunk in the harbour of Yokkaichi, Japan to extinguish a fire onboard.
1912 sold to Tank Storage & Carriage Co. London.
1917 sold to Standard Transportation Co. Hong Kong.
1921 sold to Charles Nelson & Co. San Francisco to be used in the timber trade but her deep tanks made her less suitable for loading long timber and she was laid up in Oakland Creek, San Francisco Bay.
April 1924 sold to the Daylight Ship Co. Ltd. (James Griffiths & Sons), Seattle. Rigged down to her lower masts and used as a barge to carry gypsum from the Santa Marcos Island to Long Beach, CA.
1941 laid up in Winslow, WA.
1941 sold to Murray Simonsen, Brazil and rerigged as an auxiliary powered, Twin Diesel, four
masted barquentine
1944 renamed TANGARA
October 1953 BU in Rio de Janeiro
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph

Last updated: by John Ward~McQuaid from the original records by Stuart Cameron

View pictures here

Press Back on your Browser to return to Search Results

New: The Kvaerner Govan Years - The ships today
New for 2013: Clydebuilt Canada - 1) The ships of Canadian Pacific
New for 2013: Clydebuilt Norway - Norwegian and Clyde linked ships
Copyright (except where otherwise stated). Extracts from the database may be used so long as credit is given to this website with a full url published in printed material or embedded in your website, plus credit to the editor(s) who supplied the information. Unfortunately we are unable to deal with requests to research ships, any information found in the database is all the information we have to date or are able to supply.

Looking for Shipping News? Pay a visit to Shipping Times UK