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Name Official number Flag IMO
TEVIOTDALE  60444  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1869  09/07/1869   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Stobcross Yard  190 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1260 grt / 1240 nrt / 227.8 ft  36.1 ft  25.5 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Roxburgh (J & A Roxburgh), Glasgow and others  Glasgow  04/08/1869 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Built for UK-India trade
11/8/1869 sailed Glasgow for Bombay (maiden voyage)
Most voyages to India or to St Lawrence, Canada
Single emigrant voyage to Australia (sailed Glasgow 17/2/1873, left Clyde 21/2, passed Tukar arrived Melbourne 22/5); just 15 passengers, of which one died on board; in very heavy gales off the Portuguese coast the longboat was destroyed and one crew-member washed away. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1876  Burned  
Disposal Detail
27/7/1876 sailed Dundee for Bombay, with 1790 tons of coal
2/9/1876 spoken in 8°N 23°W
31/10/1876 in 8°40'S 71°40E fire detected in forward hold; firefighting and battening hatches unsuccessful
1/11/1876 explosion in cargo spread fire to the deck and masts were lost. Captain Robert Jones and crew of 26(25?) abandoned TEVIOTDALE in ship's boats.
4/11/1876 all crew reached Diego Garcia island, Chagos Archipelago and landed at Point Marianne
28/12/1876 all crew taken off by Cape Town schooner BARSO and landed at Mauritius on 5/1/1877

23/11/1876 abandoned hulk, still burning, encountered by ship IMPERATOR
17/9/1877 P&O steamer HINDOSTAN encountered smouldering hulk of TEVIOTDALE two days out from Aden, in 1°48'N 62°36E
The Mauritius Marine Board considered the abandonment was justified. 
 

 



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