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Yard No. 342

Yard Number 342 was named AMAZON when launched on Thursday 17/06/1886 by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow for R Hill

Ship Particulars:
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

She was wrecked on 01/09/1908

Additional Information: 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