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Name Official number Flag IMO
ABERNYTE  71722  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1875  10/04/1875   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Barque
Builder Yard Yard no
McKellar, McMillan & Co, Dumbarton Lower Woodyard  10 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
728 grt / 700 nrt / 186.2 ft  31.0 ft  18.5 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
David Thomson Boyd, Glasgow and others (Burgess, Shaddick & Boyd, Glasgow & Dundee)  Glasgow  19/05/1875 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1877 North British Shipping Co - mng Gavin Cowper, Busby
1881 mng Henry Grierson, Glasgow
By 12/1878 shares scattered widley with no owner holding more than 8.  
Vessel history
6/5/1875 arrived Broomielaw from Greenock
21/5/1875 sailed for Coquimbo
1880 charted by P Henderson & Co for New Zealand voyages 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1898  Wrecked 08/05/1898 
Disposal Detail
Stranded at Rill Head, near Kynance, Lizard in thick fog (Caleta Buena, Chile to Falmouth for orders, with nitrate) and became a wreck. All 16 crew rescued.
The master was held responsible for losing position, neglecting to take soundings, and his certificate suspended for six months 
 

 



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