Clan Galbraith

A four-masted steel barque built in 1894 by Russell & Co., Port Glasgow. Dimensions 86,17×12,29×7,46 meters [282'9"×40'4"×24'6"] and tonnage 2149 GRT and 1983 NRT. Rigged with royal sails above double top- and topgallant sails.

1894 February
Launched at the shipyard of Russell & Co., Port Glasgow, for T. Dunlop & Sons, Glasgow. The first master was Captain J. Simpson.
1910 March
Sold to A/S Clan Galbraith (Carl Bech & Co.), Tvedestrand, Norway. Captain G.O. Bräkke.
1916 January
Sold to Bech's Rederi A/S (Carl Bech & Co.), Tvedestrand.
Stranded off New York but come away without damage.
1917 April 24
Sunk on voyage from Philadelphia with a cargo of lubrication oil and wax for Liverpool by a German submarine at 52°30'N and 14°W.

Updated 1997-04-26 by Lars Bruzelius.

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