A three-masted steel barque built in 1900 by Ailsa Shipbuilding Coompany, Trron.
261'5"x39'5"x22'7" 1757 GRT and 1523 NRT.
Rigged with royal sails over double top and topgallant sails.
Sistership to Kildalton.
- 1900 June 30
- Launched at the shipyard of Ailsa Shipbuilding
Co., Troon, for The Killoran Barque Co. (Messrs J. Browne), Glasgow. Used in
the San Francisco grain trade.
- 1909 September 8
- Sold to Messrs J. Hardie and Co., Glagow.
- 1921 November 29
- Arrived at Sunderland where she was
subsequently laid up.
- 1924 February 7
- Sold to Gustaf Erikson, Mariehamn, for £
2650. [Two other dates are also given]
- 1940 June 15
- Sailed from Buenos Aires with a cargo of corn and
sugar for La Palmas.
- 1940 August 10
- Sunk by the German aux. cruiser Wideer
under command of Korvetten-Kapitän von Rückteschell, at 33°06' N
and 24°19' W.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- Bowen, Frank C.: Journal of Commerce & Shipping Telegraph.
1940 February 17.
- Ferguson-Innes, I.R.: Killoran.
In The Grain Races, pp 150-158, ill.
- Grönstrand, Lars: Åländska skeppsporträtt i ord
- Lindsay, J. Murray: Sailor in Steam.
Updated 1996-11-02 by Lars Bruzelius
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