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Name Official number Flag IMO
NORHAM CASTLE  60427  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1869  30/04/1869   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Composite Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd, Kelvinhaugh Front Yard  128 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
735 grt /  / 177.4 ft  32.1 ft  18.0 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Thomas Skinner & Co, Glasgow.  Glasgow  25/06/1869 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
26/11/1873 altered to bark rig.
1874 registry to Campbeltown.
1877 suffered severe damage as a result of an earthquake on the west coast of South America.
27/08/1883 Krakatoa volcano eruption. Captain Sampson, in the Norham Castle, was passing by the area. He wrote in his ship's log, "A fearful explosion. A frightful sound. I am writing this blind in pitch darkness. So violent are the explosions that the eardrums of over half my crew have been shattered".
1886 "Norham Castle" Ship Co - P. H. Cowley & Co, Liverpool. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1888  Wrecked  
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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