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Name Official number Flag IMO
MAGGIE W. SMITH  92875  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1886  22/05/1886   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Wood Sailing Vessel 3-masted Schooner
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ardrossan   53 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
149 grt / 138 nrt / 102.1 ft  22.5 ft  11.0 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Archibald Thomson, John Smith and others, Ardrossan.   Ardrossan  01/06/1886 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Built for the Newfoundland trade
11/2/1889 lost topmast and boom in heavy gale in Atlantic (35N 20W); later arrived Gibraltar.
30/4/1892 grounded in Bradley's Cove, Newfoundland; later refloated and arrived Bristol 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1892  Abandoned 11/11/1892 
Disposal Detail
Abandoned after severe storm damage, including loss of steering gear, in the North Atlantic at 46.13N 37.56W (Labrador coast and Harbour Grace Nfld for Gibraltar with salt fish). Crew of six rescued by ss EUCLID (1559g/1877)

The Liverpool Shipwreck & Humane society and the Board of Trade made awards to master Thomas T Farrell of the EUCLID as well as to chief mate Christopher Jones and three crew that manned the boat that rescued the schooner's crew. 
 

 



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