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Name Official number Flag IMO
SYMMETRY  19291  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1857  03/10/1857  13/10/1857 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Wood Sailing Vessel 3 masted Barque
Builder Yard Yard no
Shipwright's Shipbuilding Association, Dundee    
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
235 grt / 235 nrt / 14.6 ft  24.0 ft  14.3 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Shipwright's Shipbuilding Association, Dundee  Dundee  13/10/1857 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
3/1858 Elizabeth Butchart, Arbroath.
Later, possibly in 1858, Elizabeth Butchart and James W Sturrock, who was also the master, both of Arbroath.  
Vessel history
November 1857; Advertised for sale and then again in January 1858.
1858; Voyaging Dundee - N America.
1863; Some repairs.
1866 new keelson & and some repairs. 
Remarks
James Sturrock had long been the shipmaster but not in 1867. 
End year Fate / Status
1867  Wrecked 31/01/1867 
Disposal Detail
26.1.1867; Left Liverpool with salt for the Brass River in Africa.
Five days later, ran aground at Langness Point, Isle of Man. There was no loss of life. Although heavy weather may have contributed to the loss, witnesses at the inquiry told the court that the master was drinking and was not capable of issuing instructions during the voyage. His certificate was cancelled. 
 

 



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