Crown of Austria

A four-masted steel barque built in 1892 by Ramage & Ferguson, Leith. Dimensions 100,32×13,81×7,79 meters [329'2"×45'4"×25'7"] and tonnage 3137 GRT and 2993 NRT. Rigged with nothing above double top- and topgallant sails.

1892 June
Launched at the shipyard of Ramage & Ferguson, Leith, for Robertson, Cruickshank & Co., Liverpool. The first master was Captain T.J. Greenbank.
Wrecked on the Brasilian coast during the maiden voyage from Cardiff to Rio de Janeiro.

Updated 1996-07-12 by Lars Bruzelius.

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