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Name Official number Flag IMO
ARETHUSA  98314  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1891  02/11/1891   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Barque
Builder Yard Yard no
Archibald McMillan & Son, Dumbarton Dockyard  307 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1279 grt / 1198 nrt / 230.0 ft  36.1 ft  20.5 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Arethusa Ship Company Ltd., East Breast, Greenock.. - John M. Macfarlane & John Clapperton  Greenock   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
By 1906 J.D.Clink Mngr.
By 1907 Henry Buchanan Mngr.
By 1913 B. Wencke.
1915 P. Iredale & Porter.
1917 Register closed.
 
Vessel history
She lost all hands to Yellow Jack Fever whilst in Rio on her maiden voyage.
1899 dismasted by a Cyclone in the Indian Ocean
1912 stranded but refloated 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1917  Captured 23/04/1917 
Disposal Detail
23/4/1917 Whilst on a voyage from Gulfport with pitch pine for Clyde, sunk with explosives by the German submarine UC.66, 15 miles NW from Eagle Island Light at 54.23N., 10.30W.  
 

 



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