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Falls of Ettrick - (1900-1903)
"Falls of Ettrick", wrecked at Thwart-the-Way, Sunda Strait, on voyage from Panaroekan to Delaway.
Photo taken by an 3rd engineer of a KPM steam vessel, passing by.
( Photo thanks to Udo Schulze )
Falls of Ettrick
A four-masted steel barque built in 1894 by Russel & Co., Port Glasgow.
Her dimensions are: 84,29×12,49×7,18 meters [276'7×41'0×23'7] and tonnage: 1974 GRT and 1899 NRT.
Rigged with royal sails over double top and topgallant sails.
Launched at the shipyard of Russel & Co., Port Glasgow, for the Falls Line (Wright, Graham & Co), Glasgow. Captain J. Williams.
Sold to F.E. Bliss, London.
Transferred to Anglo-American Oil Co. Ltd., London.
Wrecked at Thwart-the-Way, Sunda Strait, on voyage from Panaroekan to Delaway. [Hurst has 1906]