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Name Official number Flag IMO
LOCH ECK  71684  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1874  14/11/1874   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Iron Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow Scotstoun  90 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1701 grt / 1641 nrt / 262.9 ft  38.3 ft  23.1 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail

First owner First port of register Registration date
John & R Wilson, Glasgow  Glasgow  28/12/1874 
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
1884 John Wilson, Glasgow
1894 Andrew Weir & Co, Glasgow
1895 Compania Esplotadora de Lota y Coronel, Chile
1899 Fratelli Pollio, Italy
1906 Nicolas Mihanovich, Argentina
1917 Acosta & Compania, Buenos Aires
1917 Dodero Hermanos, Buenos Aires
10/1917 Allende y Compania (Manuel Allende), Buenos Aires  
Vessel history
8/4/1894 lost mainmast and fore & mizzen topmasts and heavily damaged in hurricane in 44S 132W (Newcastle NSW for Antofagasta with coal)
20/7/1894 abandoned as a total loss to underwriters; resold for £1300 to Andrew Weir
10/10/1894 arrived at Callao for repairs

8/1895 put in to Talcahuano (Junin for New York) with severe hurricane damage; condemned as a total loss, but sold to local interests

26/1/1906 towed in to Montevideo dismasted (sailed Pisagua 30/10/1905 for Livorno); 3/1906 total loss and declared unseaworthy; sold to Argentine buyers as a storage hulk at Buenos Aires.

1917 re-rigged as an auxiliary 3-masted schooner, [1799?/1753?/1637?grt] 2800dwt, 78.8m

1/1918 was to have been sold to Italian owners after arrival at Genoa 
End year Fate / Status
1918  Torpedoed 26/01/1918 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by German submarine UC-67 off Toulon in 43.0N 5.8E (Buenos Aires and Barcelona for Genoa with wool and hides) despite clear neutral markings. Crew saved. 


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