Yard No. 378

built by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow in 1892



Yard Number 378, was named BALASORE when launched on Monday, 27/06/1892 by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow , for Eyre, Evans & Co, Liverpool..

Other names she bore were:
DALBECK (1913)
BALASORE (1937). Her last recorded name was

She was wrecked on 17/12/1943

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1892
Ship Type: Steel barque
Ship's Role: Cargo
Tonnage: 2724 g / 2562 nrt
Length: 311 feet
Breadth: 43.6 feet
Depth: 24.5 feet
Owner History:
Eyre, Evans & Co, Liverpool.
1913 Knohr & Burchard, Hamburg.
1918 US Shipping Board.
By 1930 Chas Nelson Co Inc, San Francisco.
1936 Kelly Logging Co, Vancouver.

Additional Information:
O.N. 99423.
(ON US 215219).
1937 Converted to a barge and renamed MONONGAHELA.
17/12/1943 Broke her tow and wrecked at Porcher Island, BC.

Photo supplied by State of Victoria Library.
Previous updates by Colin Campbell, John Ward~McQuaid