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Name Official number Flag IMO
DUNFILLAN  60398  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1868  03/12/1868   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Iron Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Aitken & Mansel, Glasgow Jordanvale  34 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
898 grt / 853 nrt / 199.4 ft  33.3 ft  20.3 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
William Ross, Glasgow  Glasgow  26/12/1868 
Other names
1873 MATAURA - 1895 ALIDA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1873 Charles W Turner
05/1874 New Zealand Shipping Co Ltd, Christchurch NZ - reg London
1879 reg Lyttelton
1888 reg London
01/1895 Red A/S Alida - mng Bruusgaard, Kiøsterud & Co), Drammen - reg Drammen 
Vessel history
Capacity for 250 emigrants.
1873 chartered for New Zealand service
1878 re-rigged as a barque
11/1881 Fitted with freezing machinery for 6,000 carcasses
1895 914grt 847nrt
12/6/1882 took the first cargo of frozen meat from New Zealand.
06/1889 fitted for 10,000 carcasses 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1900  Abandoned 24/08/1900 
Disposal Detail
Dismasted and abandoned near Isla Diego Ramírez in a hurricane off Cape Horn on a voyage from Levuka to Nantes with copra. 2 of crew drowned, remainder rescued by barque COMLIEBANK 
 

 



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