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sv CITY OF CALCUTTA


built by Alexander Stephen & Sons Glasgow in 1860

CLYDEBUILT SHIPS



sv CITY OF CALCUTTA


built by Alexander Stephen & Sons Glasgow,
Yard No 27

Last Name: CALCUTTA (1881)
Port of Registry: Glasgow
Propulsion: Sail
Launched: Wednesday, 14/11/1860
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
Status: Wrecked - 17/09/1895

Remarks: 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

Last updated: by George Robinson from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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