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Name Official number Flag IMO
SELKIRKSHIRE  80412  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1878  26/09/1878   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Barque
Builder Yard Yard no
Birrell, Stenhouse & Co, Dumbarton Upper Woodyard  32 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1272 grt / 1192 nrt / 228.4 ft  35.8 ft  20.4 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Thomas Law and others (Shire Line), Glasgow.   Glasgow  15/10/1878 
Other names
1905 AVENTA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
6/1905 Skibs A/S Aventa - mng Ed. Stangebye, Fredrikstad 
Vessel history
1896 1237grt 1122nrt. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1905  Fire 06/10/1905 
Disposal Detail
6/10/1905 abandoned on fire on voyage south of the equator in 9°S 32°W (sailed London 25/8 for Table Bay); crew picked up by barque LOCHEE
15/10 burning wreck seen still drifting, in 8°S 35°W 
 

 



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