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Yard No. 303

Yard Number 303 was named LOCH TORRIDON when launched on Wednesday 09/11/1881 by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow for Aitken & Lilburn Glasgow

Ship Particulars:
Built: 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

Owner History:
Aitken & Lilburn, Glasgow.
1912 A. E. Blom, Nystad (Finland).

LOCH TORRIDON finally foundered on 24/01/1915

Additional Information: 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