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Name Official number Flag IMO
STORNOWAY  10520  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1850  24/08/1850   
Vessel type Vessel description
   Wood Sailing Vessel  Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Alexander Hall & Co, Aberdeen   175 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
527 grt / 527 nrt / 600 om 157.8 ft  25.8 ft  17.8 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Jardine, Matheson & Co, London & Hong Kong  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1861 MacKay & Co, London
by1865 James Baines, Liverpool
1867 Joseph D Welch, Newcastle-on-Tyne - reg Newcastle
c1869 Ralph Chapman, Newcastle 
Vessel history
For UK-China trades
23/9/1850 sailed Aberdeen for London
1867 527grt 506nrt
c1869 re-rigged as a barque; 527grt 483nrt
c9/2/1873 collided off Cape Gaia with Norwegian vessel, which sank; put in to Cartagena, heavily damaged 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1873  Wrecked 07/06/1873 
Disposal Detail
Driven ashore on the Long Sands, Kentish Knock off the Thames Estuary during foul weather and became a total wreck (Shields for Villa Ricos, Spain, with coal and coke); all crew saved in ship's boats and by local smack
Some equipment salved and sold at Ramsgate 
 

 



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