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Name Official number Flag IMO
CRISPIN  31606  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1841  08/01/1841   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Wood Sailing Vessel  Schooner
Builder Yard Yard no
John Millar, Limekilns    
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 / 104 nrt / 123om, 114nm, 185dwt 70.0 ft  17.7 ft  11.5 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Robert Spence and others, Dundee     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1848? reg Dundee
20/11/1852 J Borrie, Dundee - reg Dundee
1857 Robert Stonelake, Guernsey - reg Guernsey
 
Vessel history
For the Baltic trade; home-port Limekilns
20/11/1844 went aground on Hamley Rocks, Warkworth (from Seaham); refloated after jettisoning some cargo
12/1850 for sale at Dundee
5/10/1852 put ashore near Dunbar harbour to save the vessel during a gale (Narva, Russia for Dundee with flax); later refloated, damaged
12/1852 sailed Dundee for Melbourne, Australia via Portsmouth
6/10/1855 sailed Melbourne for London; arr 19/5/1856
1857 lengthened and re-rigged as a brigantine, 89.0 x 17.7 x 11.5ft, --grt 136nrt 
Remarks
Built at Brucehaven, Limekilns
Ship named in honour of The Linlithgow Royal St Crispin Lodge (shoemakers) of which the owners were members. On the day following launch a lodge was opened on board and the captain, mate and others were initiated into the St Crispin Order.
In Lloyd's Register as CRISPIAN, corrected 1848 
End year Fate / Status
1865  Wrecked 28/02/1865 
Disposal Detail
28/2/1865 struck on Varochtais Rock, Burhou Island (Newcastle for Alderney with coal) and sunk in deep water; all crew lost 
 

 



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