Amyone SV 1873 - John Reid & Co

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Woody
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Amyone SV 1873 - John Reid & Co

Post by Woody » Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:23 am

Launched This Day 26/8/1873 by John Reid & Co, Port Glasgow, Glen Yard No 5A

Have also seen her name down as Amoyne. She has also been describe as ship built and Barque built. Can anyobe confirm?
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Re: Amyone SV 1873 - John Reid & Co

Post by Jim Anderson » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:32 am

Hello Woody
She is listed as"Amyone" in all the Lloyds [I did not see any "Amoyne"]
She is wrongly listed in the World Ship Society Yard List as built as a barque
I tried to find out what the name meant but have drawn a blank, details below

1873 completed for W. & C. Battersby & Co., Liverpool
3 masted full rigged ship 1,361grt 1,300nrt 231.1 x 37.1 x 23.4ft depth
Iron construction Official Number 69295
1889 "Ocean" Evers & Classen, Hamburg, Germany
1892 re-rigged as a barque
1898 August Troberg, Mariehamn, Aaland Islands, Finland (Russian flag)
3.11.1911 wrecked on the west coast of Islay o/v Dublin-Moss, Norway in ballast; 4 lost

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