Earl of Dunmore

A four-masted steel barque built in 1891 by Russell & Co., Greenock. Dimensions: 84,64×12,82×7,36 meters [277'9"×42'1"×24'2"] and tonnage: 2287 GRT and 2205 NRT.

Rigged with double top and topgallant sails.

1891 May
Launched at the shipyard of Russell & Co., Greenock, for Sailship Earl of Dunmore (J.D. Thomson), Glasgow. Captain T. Kay.
Sold to Sailship Earl of Dunmore (John Malcolm), Glasgow.
1911 February
Sold to Skibs A/S Spartan (Grefstad & Herlofson), Arendal, and was renamed Spartan. Captain H.B. Gerner.
1914 January
Sold to Skibs A/S Spartan (Carl Bech & Co.), Tvedestrand.
1916 May
Sold to Bech's Rederi A/S(Carl Bech & Co.), Tvedestrand.
1917 March 9
Sunk by the German submarine U 61 SW of Fastnet at 50°26'N, 10°45'W on voyage from New York to Birkenhead with a cargo of case oil.

Updated 1997-04-26 by Lars Bruzelius.

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