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Name Official number Flag IMO
COIMBATORE  29929  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1864  25/07/1865   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  133 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1193 grt / 1193 nrt / 215.8 ft  35.1 ft  22.5 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
William Rome, Liverpool.  Liverpool  28/08/1865 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1881 William Rome and others, Liverpool
1885 Eyre, Evans & Co Ltd, Liverpool
1895 A/S Coimbatore - mng Martin Olsen, Porsgrunn - reg Porsgrunn 
Vessel history
For UK-India trades
9/9/1865 sailed Glasgow for Nagapatam
1893 1252grt 1167nrt 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1905  Collision 25/12/1905 
Disposal Detail
11/11/1905 sailed Newcastle NSW for Algoa Bay with coal
25/12/1905 collided with British barque ZINITA (Connel 1894, Yd 192) in Southern ocean 35.50S 11.15E, c400nm ESE of Cape Town. She sank quickly with loss of 25 crew - only the lookout survived. 
 

 



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