Fannie Kerr

A four-masted steel barque built in 1892 by T. Royden & Sons, Liverpool. Dimensions: 89,52×12,54×7,43 meters [293'9"×41'2"×24'5"] and tonnage: 2426 GRT and 2286 NRT.

Rigged with royal sails over double top and topgallant sails. Sister ship to the same owner's James Kerr (1892).

1892 October
Launched at the shipyard of T. Royden & Sons, Liverpool, for E.R. Peel & McAllester & Sons, Liverpool. Captain C. Gibbons.
1902 April 29
The cargo of coal caught fire on voyage from Newcastle, NSW, to San Francisco and the ship had to be abandoned at 26°N, 169°W.

Updated 1996-11-02 by Lars Bruzelius.

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