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Name Official number Flag IMO
JANET COWAN  93219  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1889  14/05/1889   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Sailing Vessel 4 Masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  356 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2578 grt / 2498 nrt / 308 ft  43 ft 8 in  25 ft 3 in   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
James H Shankland (Robert Shankland & Co), Greenock.   Greenock  28/05/1889 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
c30/5/1889 sailed from Clyde 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1895  Wrecked 31/12/1895 
Disposal Detail
31/12/1895 ran ashore in a heavy storm and broke up near Cape Flattery, at Carmanah, Victoria Island BC (Cape Town for Vancouver Island, in ballast). Master and six of crew died from exposure or drowned; 145 rescued by a tug, but five unaccounted for. 
 

 



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