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Port Caledonia

Port Caledonia

A four-masted steel barque bult in 1892 by Russell and Co., Greenock.
(86,37x13,10x7,36 meters) (2426 GRT / 2320 NRT)
Built with a flush deck and baldhead rigged.

June 1892 Launched for Crawford and Rowat, Glasgow.

1912 Sold to E. Oehlander, Stockholm, Sweden

1914 Sold to J. Zachariassen, Nystad, Finland for GBP. 7000

1920 Sold to Svenska Handels och sjoefatskompaniet, Stockholm, Sweden

1921 Sold to J. Zachariassen, Nystad, Finland

Nov. 2, 1924 Stranded on the rocks of Antioche at La Rochelle en route Mejillones to Pallice.
The entire crew of 26 men was lost

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Also pictured at Bristol. Tide well up, about to enter docks? Interesting shot.

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Bald headed split t'gallant rig. Would this be to facilitate the operation of the brace winches? Lawhill had this rig but when saw her in Lourenco Marques ? I didn't know what I was looking at.

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