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Name Official number Flag IMO
RISING STAR  76139  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1877  5/1877  5/1877 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Barque
Builder Yard Yard no
Birrell, Stenhouse & Co, Dumbarton Upper Woodyard  22 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
870 grt / 835 nrt / 95.9 ft  32.6 ft  18.5 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Henry H Melmore, Maryport   Maryport   
Other names
19xx SOLLECITO - 1906 MARIUS RICOUX  
Subsequent owner and registration history
c1881 Pearson Dodgson, Maryport
c1886 John Curwen, Maryport
1889 John Ritson (Ritson & Co), Maryport
1899 A Raggio, C Solari and C Chigizola, Genoa - reg Genoa
1906 M Ricoux & Cie, Marseille - reg Marseille
1911 McIlwraith, McEacharn & Co Pty Ltd, Melbourne - reg Sydney NSW 
Vessel history

4/10/1911 arrived Sydney NSW from Montevieo in ballast after 82 days, with damage and sails blown out.
1911 sold and converted to a coal hulk, moored at Albany WA. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1928  Scuttled 18/05/1928 
Disposal Detail
18/5/1928 scuttled west of Bald Head, Albany after being stripped
1945 British register belatedly closed as 'condemned and sunk'.  
 

 



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