Royal Forth

A four-masted steel barque built in 1893 by Ramage & Ferguson, Leith. Dimensions: 100,34×13,78×7,77 meters [329'3"×45'3"×25'6"] and tonnage 3130 GRT and 2988 NRT. Rigged with a royal sails above double top and topgallant sails.

1893 June
Launched at the shipyard of Ramage & Ferguson, Leith, for J. Ferguson, Leith. Captain A. Cooper.
1900 May 18
Sold to H.H. Schmidt, Hamburg, and was renamed Henriette. Assigned the German signal RLPG. The new German measurements were 98,50"×13,80"×7,92 meters and 3062 GRT. Captain M. Dietrich.
Captain W. Rasch.
Captain E. Wohlers.
Captain E. Butz.
Captain P. Thomsen.
1914 [?]
Interned at Antofagasta for the duration of the war.
Delivered to Italy as war damage compensation.
Broken up at Genoa.

Updated 1997-02-22 by Lars Bruzelius.

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