built by J & G Thomson Clydebank,
Yard No 139

Propulsion: Sail. 3 masts
Launched: Wednesday, 04/08/1875
Built: 1875
Ship Type: Iron ship
Ship's Role: World wide tramping voyages
Tonnage: 1557 grt | 1492 nrt
Length: 250.1 feet
Breadth: 38.3 feet
Draught: (Depth 22.45 feet)
Owner History:
Glasgow Shipping Company (James Aiken, manager), Glasgow.
1892 James Lilburn appointed manager.
Status: Went Missing After - 06/09/1905

O.N. 71748.
1875: Registered at Glasgow 23 October.

1905: Missing on voyage from Glasgow for Adelaide. Last sighted by SS YONGALA on 6 September, 160 miles west of the Neptune Islands, SA, about four days out of Port Adelaide.

Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid shows LOCH VENNACHER off Thameshaven, being salvaged after a collision in November 1901 with SS CATO.

Previous updates by Paul Strathdee and John Ward~McQuaid

Last updated: by Bruce Allan from the original records by Stuart Cameron

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