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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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