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Name: MILTON STUART
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 30/05/1892
Completed: 08/1892
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 177
Dimensions: 3178grt, 2930nrt, 327.2 x 46.6 x 25.8ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 99431
History:
08/1892 "Milton Stuart" Ship Co Ltd (M Stuart), Liverpool
24/10/1898 GJH Siemers & Co, Hamburg
07/08/1899 Renamed THEKLA
18/07/1911 Wrecked
Comments: 18/07/1911: Wrecked at the Le Marie Straits near Tierra del Fuego
Other sources date the wreck as 27/08/1911
On a voyage from Cardiff to Valparaiso with a cargo of coal


Above photo as MILTON STUART courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as MILTON STUART courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as THEKLA courtesy of the Malcolm Brodie collection

Shields Daily Gazette, Tuesday, 31/05/1892