Crown of India

A four-masted iron barque built in 1885 by Ramage & Ferguson, Leith. Dimensions 84,29×12,56×7,33 meters [276'7"×41'3"×24'1"] and tonnage 2056 GRT and 1975 NRT. Rigged with royal sails above double top- and single topgallant sails.

1885 June
Launched at the shipyard of Ramage & Ferguson, Leith, for Robertson, Cruickshank & co., Liverpool. The first master was Captain J. Rollo.
Sold to J.R. Young & Co., Liverpool.
Sold to Henderson, Tucker & Co., Liverpool.
Sold to J. Joyce & Co., Liverpool.
1915 June 11
Sunk by the German submarine U 35 70 miles NW of St Ann's Head after having left Barry for Pernambuco with a cargo of coal.

Updated 1996-07-12 by Lars Bruzelius.

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