County of Inverness

A four-masted iron ship built in 1877 by Barclay, Curle & Co., Glasgow. Dimensions 81,22×11,78×7,16 meters [266'6"×38'8"×23'6"] and tonnage 1716 GRT and 1636 NRT. Rigged with royal sails above double top- and single topgallant sails.

1876 September
Launched at the shipyard of Barclay, Curle & Co., Glasgow, for R. & J. Craig, Glasgow. The first master was Captain R. McKenzie. Used in the Indian jute trade.
1899 April 28
Arrived with a cargo of jute to Dundee from Chittagong after a voyage of 105 days.
Sold to Shaw, Sawill & Co., Glasgow.
Sold for £ 2250 and was hulked at Rio de la Plata under the name Dora.
Was re-rigged for a cost of £ 5000 and was sold to R. Boussac, Bordeaux, for £ 30.000 and given the name Carmen.
Sold to Société d'Importation du Nord et de l'Est (M. Ramet), Bordeaux.
Converted to a steam ship.
Owned by Compagnie Franco-Atlantique de Transports, Bordeaux.
Sold to Estonia and given the name Nemrac.
Sold to Soc. Anon. Emanuele V. Parodi, Genoa and was renamed Amicizia.
1945 April 10
Sunk in Hamburg during an air-raid.
Salvaged and broken up.

Updated 1996-07-10 by Lars Bruzelius.

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