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Name Official number Flag IMO
COLOMBO  62058  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1868  20/07/1868   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Duncan & Co, Port Glasgow East Yard  34 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1256 grt / 1199 nrt / 230.5 ft  26.3 ft  22.4 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Kerr & Co, Greenock.  Greenock  12/08/1868 
Other names
1898 ALTAVELA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1878 George Petrie, London
1888 reg London
1898 A/S Altavela (Ferdinand Melsom), Christiania, Norway  
Vessel history
25/12/1875 grounded in Bay of Panama and sank off Flaminco, Perico Island in four fathoms (Cardiff for Panama, with coals); crew safe
10/3/1876 refloated at behest of Pacific Steam Navigation Co, the cargo owner
7/1876 towed to Callao for repairs
24/8/1876 reported to be sold at auction
1898 re-rigged as a barque
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1913  Wrecked 26/11/1913 
Disposal Detail
26/11/1913 dismasted in gales and abandoned close to rocks in Loch Bracadale, Skye; crew taken off by trawler SARAH ALICE and taken to Tobermory (Ardrossan for Montevideo, with coal). Stranded on Cracknish Point, Loch Eynort and became a total loss 
 

 



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