Isabel Browne

An iron barque built in 1885 by Russell & Co., Port Glasgow. Dimensions 230'5"×36'1"×21'4" and 1326 GRT, 1289 NRT, 1242 tons under deck and 2000 DWT.
1885 August
Launched at the shipyard of Russell & Co., Port Glasgow, for Browne & Watson, Glasgow. Assigned the official British Reg. No. 90077 and signal KCDT. Captain James was appointed to command the new ship.
1903 June
Sold to August Troberg, Mariehamn, for FIM 155.000. The Finnish measurements were 68,03×10,69×6,22 meters and 1315 GRT and 1232 NRT. Captain Bruno Donner was given command of the vessel.
Captain K.V. Lindqvist.
Captain Axmar Eriksson.
1915 January 26
On voyage from Taltal for the English Channel the Isabel Browne was captured by the German aux. cruiser Prinz Eitel Friedrich and sunk the following day at 30°30'S, 24°45'W. The crew was brought to Newport News, VA, by the cruiser.


Updated 1997-04-27 by Lars Bruzelius

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