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Name Official number Flag IMO
ECCLEFECHAN  86689  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1882  30/08/1882   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Iron Sailing Vessel 4-masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Duncan & Co, Port Glasgow East Yard  182 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2106 grt / 2058 nrt / 290.7 ft  42.2 ft  23.75 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Thomas C Guthrie, Glasgow  Glasgow  22/09/1882 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1899 Robert A Guthrie and James M Young - mng D Tullis Jr, Glasgow 
Vessel history
Built to the order of McDonald, Hood & Co, Glasgow
pre1893 converted to barque rig
1889 2105grt 2031nrt
3/9/1898 grounded at Dunworley Point, Clonakilty Bay (San Francisco for Queenstown, wheat) in mist due to navigational error; refloated by tugs same day and put ashore for temporary repairs; 5/8 towed into Queenstown; 25/8 arrived Hull in tow for discharge. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1900  Wrecked 23/02/1900 
Disposal Detail
23/2/1900 ran onto Skateraw Rocks near Dunbar on passage Chittagong-Dundee with jute, in rough weather, due to negligent navigation. Crew saved by Dunbar lifeboat. Much cargo salved.
Between 1901 and 1911 various attempts to recover the wreck were unsuccessful 
 

 



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