Tinto Hill

A four-masted iron barque built in 1888 by Russell & Co., Port Glasgow. Dimensions: 86,27×12,31×7,46 meters [283'1"×40'5"×24'6"] and tonnage: 2144 GRT and 2067 NRT.

Rigged with royal sails over double top and single topgallant sails.

1892 December
Launched at the shipyard of Russell & Co., Port Glasgow, for J.R. Dickson & Co., Glasgow. Captain D.B. Marshall. Used in the South American nitrate trade.
Sold to J.M. Campbell & Co., Glasgow.
1911 April
Sold to A/S Bas (N.T. Nielsen-Alonso), Sandefjord, and was renamed Alonso.
1925 April 25 - September 24
Sailed from Falmouth to Sydney in 153 days.
1926 February
Renamed Veirland. Laid up.
1927 May
Broken up in Denmark.

Updated 1997-04-26 by Lars Bruzelius.

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