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Yard No. 131

Yard Number 131 was named WEST LOTHIAN when launched on Saturday 11/11/1882 by Charles Connell & Company Scotstoun for James Boyd Glasgow

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1882
Ship Type: Iron ship
Ship's Role: Cargo
Tonnage: 1882 g. / 1737 net
Length: 268 feet
Breadth: 40 feet 2

Owner History:
James Boyd, Glasgow.
1912: A/S West Lothian (T. Dannevig & Co.), Sandefjord.

She ended her days torpedoed and sank on 18/04/1917

Additional Information:
O.N. 86721.
1882: Completed November.
06/12/1882: Registered at Glasgow.
1897: Re~rigged as a barque.
18/04/1917: Torpedoed and sunk by U.93 on voyage Buenos Aires to Kristiania.

Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid
Previous update by Colin Campbell