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Name Official number Flag IMO
DUNSINANE  68269  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1874  04/04/1874  04/04/1874 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Wood Sailing Vessel  Barque
Builder Yard Yard no
Dundee Shipbuilding Co., Dundee   40 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
303 grt / 295 nrt / 130.6 ft  25.5 ft  14.0 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
William Thomson, Donald Farquharson and others, Dundee & Tayport  Dundee  04/04/1874 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1885 John Helman, Peter A Mahy and others, St Peter's Port, Guernsey - reg Guernsey 
Vessel history
4/4/1874 sailed to Grangemouth to load for W coast of America
1885 re-rigged as a barquentine, 303grt 271nrt; reported sold to London owners for Channel Islands-Tyne service
7/5/1888 stranded East Wear Bay, nr Dover (Newcastle for St Malo, coals); later refloated
4/5/1890 collided with Stockton steamer DIONE in thick fog off Thames estuary; towed into Great Yarmouth
1890 303grt 253nrt
27/8/1901 towed into Tyne by trawlers with heavy damage to masts and rigging, and loss of mainmast and fore-topmast, after severe storms (for London) 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1904  Wrecked 13/08/1904 
Disposal Detail
Sailed St Sampson's, Guernsey for London with granite; outside harbour ran into strong tides which forced her onto Black Rock ; crew saved.
Planking removed and cargo recovered.
Wreck sold for £13 to Mr Macpherson, South Shields for scrap. 
 

 



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