An iron barque built in 1875 by London & Glasgow Engineering & Iron Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Glasgow, as yard no. 187.
Dimensions: 189'7"×31'3"×19'1" and tonnage: 777 GRT, 745 NRT and 713 tons under deck.
- 1875 December
- Launched at the shipyard of London & Glasgow Engineering & Iron Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Glasgow, for R. Bramwell, London. Assigned the official British Reg. No. 73611 and signal PHVT.
- Captain Cooper.
- Owners changed to Bramwell & Gardner, London.
- Sold to W.I. Jacobs & Co., London.
- 1903 April
- Sold to Gustaf Magnus Magnusson and partners, Råå. Assigned the official Swedish Reg. No. 4160 and signal JNGS. The new measurements were 56,44×9,34×5,81 meters and 770 GRT, 695 NRT and 1120 DWT.
- 1903 May
- Sailed from London to South Africa under command of Captain Gustaf Magnus Magnusson.
- 1908 October
- Captain Gustaf Albin Andersson, Råå.
- 1909 February 8
- Captain Johan Martin Björk, Råå.
- 1918 March
- Sold to Rederi AB Vala (Otto Hillerström), Helsingborg.
- 1918 April
- Captain John Andersson, Brantevik.
- 1918 May 31
- Sailed from Liverpool with a cargo of coal for Isafjord, Iceland.
- 1918 June 2
- Was fired at by a German submarine. The crew left the ship which disappeared in the setting fog.
The Wanlock was later found still floating and was brought into Buncrana.
- 1918 July 14
- Continued the voyage after temporary repairs.
- 1918 July 16
- Sunk by a German submarine 60 miles NW Fanad Point.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- Svenska järn- och stålseglare.
Båtologen Årg. 29-31 (1991-93).
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