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Name Official number Flag IMO
ENTERKIN  96042  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1889  02/02/1889  2/1889 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Sailing Vessel 3-masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Duncan & Co, Port Glasgow East Yard  238 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1698 grt / 1614 nrt / 2750 dwt 256.4 ft  38.9 ft  22.4 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Thomas C Guthrie ('Village' Line) - mng R A Guthrie, Glasgow.   Glasgow  15/02/1889 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
20/2/1889 sailed Port Glasgow for Barrow-in-Furness, to load for Melbourne; sailed 16/3
11/7/1889 arrived Mauritius with cargo shifted; 21/9 sailed for Melbourne.
1890 1698grt 1548nrt.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1891  Wrecked 12/12/1891 
Disposal Detail
During the night of 12/12/1891, on a voyage from Hull to Brisbane with a cargo of iron pipes, lost during a gale on the Galloper Sands, 23 miles off Orfordness, England. Captain Stephenson, twenty seven crew and a Channel Pilot were drowned; the one survivor was rescued by the Ramsgate fishing smack BRITON'S PRIDE, and two picked up by railway steamer ASHTON and landed at Antwerp.

Three of the crew of BRITON'S PRIDE were awarded silver Board of Trade Sea medals for gallantry and saving life at sea (and the fourth a testimonial); the master and mate of ASHTON were awarded bronze medals (and four others testimonials). 
 

 



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