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Name Official number Flag IMO
BRITISH COMMERCE  70888  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1874  07/11/1874   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Iron Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Dobie & Co., Govan Old Yard  72 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1417 grt / 1417 nrt /        
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The British Shipowners Co Ltd (mgr, James Beazley), Liverpool.  Liverpool  05/12/1874 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
30/03/1883 William Thomas & Co.,Liverpool
02/05/1883 Register closed consequent of loss 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1883  Collision 24/04/1883 
Disposal Detail
Foundered after a collision with the British sailing ship COUNTY OF ABERDEEN in English Channel, 16 miles S of the Owers Lightship in position 50.22N 00.36W whilst on a voyage from London to Melbourne with general cargo, 24 lost (including 2 stowaways) and 3 saved 
 

 



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