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sv AMAZON


built by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow in 1886

CLYDEBUILT SHIPS



sv AMAZON


built by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow,
Yard No 342

Propulsion: sail, four masts
Launched: Thursday, 17/06/1886
Built: 1886
Ship Type: Iron Barque
Tonnage: 2062 grt
Length: 286.7 feet
Breadth: 42.5 feet
Draught: 24.1 feet
Owner History:
R. Hill
Status: Wrecked - 01/09/1908

Remarks: Wrecked on Port Talbot beach after she had anchored during a gale in Mumbles Roads. 18 of her crew of 25 perished, among them Captain Garrick.
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph
Photo supplied by Green Collection – State of Victoria Library

Last updated: by John Ward~McQuaid from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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