Lady Wentworth

A four-masted steel barque built in 1896 by Scott & Co., Greenock. Dimensions: 90,08×13,80×7,79 meters [295'7"×45'6"×25'7"] and tonnage: 2715 GRT and 2552 NRT.

Rigged in jubilee fashion i.e. nothing over double top and topgallant sails.

1896 June
Launched at the shipyard of Scott & Co., Greenock, for Adam, Hamilton & Co., Greenock. Mainly used in the South American nitrate trade. Captain Archibald Murchie.
Collided with an iceberg at 50°05'S, 49°05'W and was severely damaged and had to go to Montevideo under juryrig.
Sold to H. Fölsch & Co., Hamburg, and was renamed Woglinde. Captain J. Hansen.
Interned in Valparaiso.
1919 July 12-13
Received severe rig-damage during a Northerly.
Reduced to a hulk.
Broken up.


Under tow on the Clyde, probably a delivery photograph. Broadside. [NMM G.2369]

Updated 1998-01-02 by Lars Bruzelius.

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