sv LOCH LINNHE

sv LOCH LINNHE
built by J & G Thomson Clydebank,
Yard No 151

Propulsion: Sail 3 Mast Ship Rig
Launched: Tuesday, 05/12/1876
Built: 1877
Ship Type: Iron Sailing Vessel
Tonnage: 1468t
Length: 234 feet 7
Breadth: 37 feet 2
Draught: 22 feet 3
Owner History:
Glasgow Shipping Company (J & R Wilson)
1899 J.E. Söderberg, Nystad, Finland
1906 Isak Grödahl, Nystad
1919 Rederi AB Standard, Åbo
1922 Åbo Nya Rederi AB, Åbo
1922 Gustav Erikson, Mariehamn
Status: Wrecked - 05/11/1933
Web site: http://www.bruzelius.info/Nautica/Ships/Merchant/Sail/L/Loch_Linnhe(1876).html
Remarks:
1899 sold to J.E. Soderberg, Nystad, Finland. Later owned by Isak Grondahl.
1913 rigged down to a barque.
1919 sold to Rederi Ab Standard, Turku, Finland.
1922 sold to Abo Nya Rederi Ab, Turku, Finland.
2 November 1922 sold to Gustaf Erikson.
British Registration No. 76732 and signal WVCN.
Drove ashore on a reef off Kokar Island near Mariehamn, Aland Islands and pounded to pieces by heavy seas (London for Mariehamn in ballast)
The figurehead is preserved at the Ålands Sjöfartsmuseum.

Photo supplied by Stuart Cameron
Previous update by Colin Campbell
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Last updated: by John Ward~McQuaid from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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