John Ferguson SV 1853 - Archibald McMillan & Son

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Woody
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John Ferguson SV 1853 - Archibald McMillan & Son

Post by Woody » Mon Dec 30, 2013 12:47 pm

Launched This Day 30/12/1853 by Archibald McMillan & Son, Dumbarton, Yard No 53

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http://www.clydeships.co.uk/view.php?ye ... pdater_1=6
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John Ferguson 1853-12-30 William Clark.jpg
John Ferguson
Artist William Clark

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Re: John Ferguson SV 1853 - Archibald McMillan & Son

Post by Jim Anderson » Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:31 am

Dimensions 148.0 x 25.0 x 16.5ft depth
1870 wrecked on the Isle of Cloes ? [could this be the Isle of Cloves, Zanzibar ?]

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Re: John Ferguson SV 1853 - Archibald McMillan & Son

Post by wreckmaster » Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:36 pm

Glasgow Herald Monday, April 18, 1870, reports "The John Ferguson from Trinidad for Greenock has been lost on Aves island"
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isla_Aves

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