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Name Official number Flag IMO
WILLIAM MITCHELL  12591  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1856  05/05/1856   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Wood Sailing Vessel  Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
J Johnson & Sons, Stirling    
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 / 611 nrt / 1000 bm, c900 dwt 161.0 ft  28.0 ft  17.6 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
William Thomson & Co, Leith  Alloa  03/06/1856 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1857 reg Leith
4/1872 J N Rankin & Co, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland - reg Sunderland 
Vessel history
For China trade
Rigged and outfitted at Leith
1872 re-rigged as a barque 
Remarks
180ft loa, 150ft keel 
End year Fate / Status
1872  Stranded 18/08/1872 
Disposal Detail
Stranded near Duncansby Head on passage Quebec for West Hartlepool with deals, and broke in two; crew saved. Some cargo discharged. 
 

 



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