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Name Official number Flag IMO
HEREWARD  77010  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1877  14/08/1877   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Duncan & Co, Port Glasgow East Yard  120 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1593 grt / 1513 nrt / 254.0 ft  39.0 ft  23.2 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Campbell, John Potter, John Ashton and others, London  London  22/09/1877 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
c1894 The 'Hereward' Ship Co Ltd - mng Thomas Potter, London  
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1898  Wrecked 05/05/1898 
Disposal Detail
Driven ashore in gale and stranded on Marouba Beach, 5 miles south of Sydney Heads NSW (Sourabaya for Newcastle NSW). Crew safe.
Salvage attempts continued for months and HEREWARD was refloated in early 12/1898, and pulled across the bar, only to be pushed back onto the beach by new gale. Declared a total loss. 
 

 



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