Ben Cruachan SV 1873 - Barclay Curle & Co

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Ben Cruachan SV 1873 - Barclay Curle & Co

Post by Woody » Fri Aug 26, 2011 5:36 pm

Launched This Day 26/8/1873 by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow, Yard No 237, for Watson Bros
3 masted Iron sailing vessel
1497t
77.9m x 11.3m

1904 laid up until 1916
1917 re-rigged as 3-masted schooner with twin diesels and renamed CARMELA
27/7/1917 sunk by UC-72 with scuttling charges while en route New York-Le Havre,

http://www.clydesite.co.uk/clydebuilt/v ... sp?id=3770
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1d BEN CRUACHAN Glasgow 1973-8-26 George Schultz.jpg
Image from the Green Collection – State of Victoria Library

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Re: Ben Cruachan SV 1873 - Barclay Curle & Co

Post by Woody » Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:39 am

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Ben Cruachan

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Re: Ben Cruachan SV 1873 - Barclay Curle & Co

Post by Jim Anderson » Wed Aug 28, 2013 9:28 am

O.N. 68051
by 1894 S. S. C. Simpson Bros., Swansea
1904 "Carmela" unknown owner, Spain
1917 "Carmela" E. P. Bayles, Mobile, U. S. A.

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