Falls of Garry

A four-masted iron barque built in 1886 by Russel & Co., Port Glasgow. Her dimensions were: 83,84×12,64×7,23 meters [275'1×41'6×23'9] and tonnage: 2088 GRT and 2026 NRT. Rigged with royal sails over double top and single topgallant sails.

1886 June
Launched at the shipyard of Russel & Co., Port Glasgow, for the Falls Line (Wright, Beakenridge & Co), Glasgow. Captain W. Lawrence.
Sold to Wright, Graham & Co., Glasgow.
1898 January
Dragged her anchors during a storm at Tchio, New Caledonia, and was wrecked at a coral reef. The insurance company sold the wreck which was salvaged and brought to Sydney where the barque was repaired.
Sold to Kopsen, Craig & Walker, Sydney.
Sold to Hatfield, Cameron & Co., Glasgow.
1911 April 21
Stranded at Sovereign Rocks, Oyster-haven, near Kinsale on voyage from Port Pirie to Queenstown. [Hurst has Summer Cove, Cork]

Updated 1996-11-06 by Lars Bruzelius.

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