Port Caledonia

A four-masted steel barque built in 1892 by Russell & Co., Greenock. Dimensions: 86,37×13,10×7,36 meters [283'3×43'0×46'2] and tonnage: 2426 GRT & 2320 NRT. Built with a flush deck and baldhead rigged.

1892 June
Launched at the shipyard of Russell & Co., Greenock, for Crawford & Rowat, Glasgow.
Sold to E. Öhlander, Stockholm. [Questionable. Source: Furrer]
1914 January
Sold to J. Zachariassen, Nystad, Finland, for £ 7000. Captain K. Carlsson became her first Finnish master.
Sold to Svenska Handels- och Sjöfartskompaniet, Stockholm. [Questionable. Source: Furrer]
Sold to J. Zachariassen, Nystad, Finland. [Questionable. Source: Furrer]
1924 November 2
Stranded on the rocks of Antioche at La Rochelle, on the French coast en route Mejillones - La Pallice. The enitre crew of 26 men was lost.

Updated 1996-03-17 by Lars Bruzelius.

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