Yard No. 27
sv CITY OF CALCUTTA

built by Alexander Stephen & Sons Glasgow in 1860

(CITY OF CALCUTTA)

sv CITY OF CALCUTTA

Yard Number 27, was named CITY OF CALCUTTA when launched on Wednesday, 14/11/1860 by Alexander Stephen & Sons Glasgow , for 1860 George Smith & Sons Glasgow .

Her last recorded name was CALCUTTA (1881)

She was wrecked on 17/09/1895

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1860
Ship Type: Sailing Vessel
Tonnage: 967 grt
Length: 200 feet
Breadth: 31 feet
Owner History:
1860 George Smith & Sons Glasgow
1881 Charles Barrie, Dundee

Additional Information: Abandoned after springing a leak on 16/9/1895 off Staten Island in the South Atlantic, drove ashore and wrecked the next day. Voyage Huanillos for London with guano.
Previous update by Paul Strathdee
Photo supplied by Green Collection – State of Victoria Library as Calcutta