Clan Macfarlane

An iron full-rigged ship built in 1881 by Russell & Co., Greenock, as yard no. 35. Dimensions: 249'1"×38'3"×22'8" and tonnage: 1588 GRT, 1446 NRT and 2400 DWT.
Launched at the shipyard of Russell & Co., Greenock, for Clan Line (Thomas Dunlop & Sons), Glasgow. Assigned the official British Registration No. 84317 and signal VRDF.
Sailed from Calcutta to San Francisco in 119 days.
Sailed from New York to Batavia in 83 days.
1902 August 11
Sold to Rederi AB Standard (Ernst Roberg), Gothenburg, for £ 6800.
1907 August 2 - January 15
Sailed from Tyne to San Francisco in 153 days.
1910 October
Sold to Laiva Oy Sampo (V.A. Mäkelä), Viborg. The Finnish measurements were 1484 GRT and 1446 NRT.
1913 June 3
Sailed from Port Natal for Port de France but was dismasted during a severe gale. Another source say that she was on voyage from New Caledonia to Hamburg with a cargo of nickel ore.
1913 August 23
Arrived to Auckland under tow. Was condemned and sold to be converted to a coal barge. It has been said that she was renamed Pey Beriand and was stationed at Noumea.
1934 March 27
Foundered during a typhoon.


Updated 1997-06-05 by Lars Bruzelius

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