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Name Official number Flag IMO
THE BRUCE  55027  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1866  09/10/1866   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Iron Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Aitken & Mansel, Glasgow Jordanvale  17 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1214 grt / 1200 nrt / 224.2 ft  35.6 ft  22.3 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail

First owner First port of register Registration date
William & R. Wright, Liverpool.  Liverpool  23/11/1866 
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
17/03/1873 The British Shipowners' Co Ltd, Liverpool
12/05/1874: Re-registered at Liverpool.08/07/1880 James Nourse, London
13/07/1880 Registered London
1891 Luckenbach Brothers, New York
1898 Lewis Luckenback, New York
1903 Luckenbach Transport & Wrecking Co, New York
1908 Estate of L.Luckenbach
1910 Edgar F Luckenbach, New York
1917 US Navy. 08/Aug/1917 commissioned
1919 sold
1921 Neptune Line Inc, New York
1921 Durham Navigation Corp, New York
1931 Neptune Line Inc, New York
Vessel history

c1872 1146nrt 

1889 Reduced to barque rig

1892 Converted to schooner barge; 1214grt 1169nrt


Commissioned in US Navy 8/8/1917 as USS NAHUNTA. Used as a seagoing coal barge

Stricken 13/6/1919

by 1930 1213grt 1163nrt
18/02/1891 Capsized in New York harbour and abandoned to the underwriters; salved and reduced to a coal hulk
14/04/1891 Register closed
1898 Returned to service as the schooner barge  
End year Fate / Status
1933  Dismantled  
Disposal Detail
Dismantled Q2/1933 


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