Loch Nevis

A four-masted steel barque built in 1894 by J. Reid & Co., Glasgow. Dimensions: 91,91×13,15×7,46 meters [301'7"×43'2"×24'6"] and tonnage GRT and NRT. Rigged in jubilee fashion i.e. nothing over double top and topgallant sails.

1894 June
Launched at the shipyard of J. Reid & Co., Glasgow, for Aitken, Lilburn & Co., Glasgow. Captain Colin McLeod.
Sold to Rhederei Akt. Gesellschaft von 1896, Hamburg, and renamed Octavia. Captain E. Butz.
Destroyed by fire when the cargo coal ignited off the Patagonian coast. The burnt out hull lay in Bahia Blanca
The hull was used in building of the steamer Primero.
Once more destroyed by fire, this time at Puerto Deseado.


Updated 1998-01-02 by Lars Bruzelius.

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