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Yard No. 166

Yard Number 166 was named AURIGA when launched on Saturday 11/12/1875 by Scotts Greenock for Star Navigation Co Ltd Liverpool

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1875
Ship Type: Full Rigged Sailing Vessel
Tonnage: 1591t

Owner History:
Star Navigation Co Ltd, Liverpool

Other names she bore were: SIERRA BLANCA (1881). Her last recorded name was BLANCA (1902)

AURIGA's final end is not entirely clear, except that she is recorded as having gone missing after 08/03/1917

Additional Information:
1881 sold into the White "Sierra" Fleet and renamed SIERRA BLANCA
1902 sold to H&A Hanssen, Norway and renamed BLANCA
8/3/1917 sailed Stornoway for Aarhus and then posted missing Seen here as SIERRA BLANCA
Previous update by Stuart Cameron
Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid