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Yard No. 163

Yard Number 163 was named CITY OF DELHI when launched on Monday 01/07/1867 by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow for George Smith & Co Glasgow

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1867
Ship Type: Iron ship
Ship's Role: Cargo
Tonnage: 1199 gross and net
Length: 227.7 feet
Breadth: 34.8 feet
Draught: (Depth 22.7 feet)

Owner History:
George Smith & Co, Glasgow.
1900 J. Johanson & Co, Kristiania.

Her last recorded name was AILSA (1900)

She is recorded as having sank on 02/02/1906

Additional Information:
ON 58323.
1867 Completed for George Smith's City Line.
1900 Sold to the Norwegian owner J. Johanson & Co, renamed AILSA and at the same time altered to barque rig.

1906 Abandoned at sea while on passage from Ardrossan to Rio de Janeiro. The crew were rescued by the trawler TUBAL CAIN.
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