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Name Official number Flag IMO
TRAFALGAR  76811  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1877  20/09/1877   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Iron Sailing Vessel 4 Masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow Scotstoun  106 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1768 grt / 1616 nrt / 271.5 ft  39.3 ft  23.4 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail

First owner First port of register Registration date
A. Brown & Co., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
1893 A. Weir & Co., Glasgow 
Vessel history

In 1893, William Shotton, 18, navigated the ship from Batavia to Melbourne with the assistance of Hugh Kennedy the sailmaker, after all the officers including the captain, and most of the crew, had died of Java Fever.

c.1900 converted to barque rig

End year Fate / Status
1904  Wrecked 11/11/1904 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked 50 miles south of Recife on passage Sydney NSW for Falmouth (for orders) with wheat. 


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