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Name Official number Flag IMO
MARY HAMILTON  11340  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1857  01/01/1857   
Vessel type Vessel description
Fishing Whaler  Wood Sailing Vessel 3-masted Schooner
Builder Yard Yard no
Barr & Shearer, Ardrossan    
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
217 grt / 217 nrt / 125.6 ft  23.0 ft  12.2 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Wm Hamilton, John Hamilton, John Laughland and Andrew Brown, Glasgow.   Glasgow  23/02/1857 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1864 John McCunn and Robert Henderson, Greenock - reg Greenock
1872 Daniel A Osborn, Melbourne - reg Melbourne
1873 Osborn, Cushing & Co - mng Daniel Asaro Osborn, Melbourne.  
Vessel history
Launched on New Year's Day. A double launch (barque JANE SPIERS was launched from the same yard on that day).
4/10/1860 barque-rigged.  
Remarks
A bell from her is used by the Norfolk Island school.  
End year Fate / Status
1873  Wrecked 19/04/1873 
Disposal Detail
Struck a rock 80 yards off Nepean Island, off Norfolk Island. Began to sink but run ashore near the jetty. Sold and dismantled before heavy seas split the hull in two. 
 

 



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