R.A. Calderon

A steel barque built in 1883 by J. Reid & Co., Glasgow. Dimensions 199'7"×31'2"×19'5" and tonnage 814 GRT, 773 NRT and 786 tons under deck.
1883 September
Launched at the shipyard of J. Reid & Co., Glasgow, for W. & J. Lockett, Liverpool. Assigned the official British Reg No. 87890 and signal HWQT. Captain J. Thompson was given command of the ship.
Sold to C.J. Klingenberg & Co., Bremen, and was renamed Hansa.
Sold to Rederi AB Septa (K.J. Holmqvist), Åbo, for £ 2400. The Finnish measurements were 840 GRT and 750 NRT. Captain J.F. Lindroos became the first master for the new owners.
1914 May 23
Left Buenos Ayres with a cargo of linseed for Falmouth for orders. Was sighted a few days later during a severe storm by the ship Triton of Vasa. The Septa was never heard of again.


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