Falls of Afton

A four-masted full-rigged iron ship built in 1882 by Russel & Co., Port Glasgow. Dimensions: 84,29×12,49×7,18 meters [276'7×41'0×23'7] and tonnage: 1974 GRT and 1899 NRT. Rigged with royal sails over double top and topgallant sails.

1882 February
Launched at the shipyard of Russel & Co., Port Glasgow, for the Falls Line (Wright, Beakenridge & Co), Glasgow. Captain Bryce.
Sold to Wright, Graham & Co., Glagow.
Sold to F.G. Leva, Lussingrande, Triest, and was renamed Fracesco Giuseppe. Captain G. Rodinis.
1907 September
Sold to A/S Falls of Afton (Alexander Bech), Tvedestrand, Norway, and was renamed Falls of Afton. Captain A.H. Hagen.
1916 September
Sold to Einersens Rederi A/S (K.Th. Einersen), Kristiania (Oslo).
1917 February 20
Sunk on voyage from Buenos Ayres to Rotterdam with a cargo of linseed by the German submarine UC 17 8 miles SW of Wolf Rock in the English Channel.

Updated 1997-04-17 by Lars Bruzelius.

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