sv LOCH TORRIDON
built by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow,
Yard No 303
Port of Registry: (Last) Nystad
Propulsion: Sail. 4 Masts
Launched: Wednesday, 09/11/1881
Ship Type: Steel ship
Ship's Role: Cargo
Tonnage: 2081 grt, 2000 nrt
Length: 287.4 feet
Breadth: 42.6 feet
Depth: 24 feet
Aitken & Lilburn, Glasgow.
1912 A. E. Blom, Nystad (Finland).
Status: Foundered - 24/01/1915
Remarks: O.N. 85876.
22/12/1881 Registered Glasgow.
1892 Altered to barque rig.
27 December 1914 lost all of her rigging and was severely damaged in a hurricane in the North Atlantic.
24 January 1915 the crew were rescued by the PSNC steamer ORDUNA and LOCH TORRIDON was abandoned.
Photos supplied by John Ward~McQuaid and Green Collection, State of Victoria Library.
Previous updates by Paul Strathdee, John Ward~McQuaid
Last updated: by Bruce Allan from the original records by Stuart Cameron
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