Luke Bruce

An iron barque built in 1868 by Hall, Russell & Co., Aberdeen, as yard no. 266. Dimensions: 138'5"×25'2"×14'0" and tonnage: 320 GRT, 310 NRT and 296 tons under deck. She had a raised quarter deck 45 ft long.

1868 November
Launched at the shipyard of Hall, Russell & Co., Aberdeen, for Darbyshire, Liverpool. Assigned the official British Reg. No. 58942 and signal HMFC.
Sold to T. Harrison & Co., Liverpool.
Sold to African Association Ltd., Liverpool.
Sold to William Collins Jarvis & Sons, Liverpool.
1898 July 23
Sold to Claes Philip Bäckström, Stockholm, for £ 1350. Assigned the official Swedish Reg. No. 3279 and signal JHVK. The new measurements were 41,65×7,58×4,24 meters and 320 GRT, 295 NRT and 525 DWT. The master was Captain Claes Philip Bäckström, Stockholm.
1906 August
Sold to British owners (Thomas Am...), Wales, to be used as coal barge.

Her final fate is not known.


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