Donna Francisca

A four-masted steel barque built in 1892 by Russell & Co., Greenock. Dimensions 84,54×12,80×7,43 meters [277'5"×42'0"×24'5"] and tonnage 2277 GRT and 2163 NRT. Rigged with nothing above double top- and topgallant sails.

1892 April
Launched at the shipyard of Russell & Co., Greenock, for J. Hayes & Co., London. The first master was Captain J. Carrington.
1910 December 8
Sold to G.J.H. Siemers, Hamburg, and renamed Herbert. RQNJ.
Surrendered as war damaged compensation.
Sold to Schröder, Hölken & Fischer, Hamburg, and was renamed Lemkenhafen.
1924 June
Capsized and sank during unloading of the cargo of coal at Cerro Azul, Peru.

Updated 1996-07-13 by Lars Bruzelius

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