General Roberts

A four-masted iron ship built in 1884 by Russell & Co., Greenock. Dimensions: 83,73×12,24×7,36 meters [274'9"×40'2"×24'2"] and tonnage: 1997 GRT and 1914 NRT.

Rigged with royal sails over double top and single topgallant sails. It has been said that she was re-rigged as a barque when she was sold to Norway in 1905.

1884 July
Launched at the shipyard of Russell & Co., Greenock, for L. Davies & Co., Liverpool. Captain S. Bailey.
1905 September
Sold to A.F. Klaveness & Co., Sandefjord, Norway, and was renamed Hafrsfjord. Re-rigged as a four-masted barque. Captain J. Gulliksen.
Registered in Kristiania.
1918 April
Sold to Vestfolds Rederi A/S (Emil Harstad & Joh. Pedersen), Holmestrand.
1922 March
Sold to A/S Rudolf (Olsen & Ugelstad), Kristiania.
1925 April
Broken up in Copenhagen.

Updated 1997-04-16 by Lars Bruzelius.

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