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Name: MORAYSHIRE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/12/1889
Completed: 1890
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 293
Dimensions: 3822grt, 2481nrt, 350.5 x 47.7 x 24.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 71 x 48ins), 407nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 97607
History:
1890 Elderslie Steamship Co Ltd (Turnbull, Martin & Co), Glasgow
1898 Duke of Portland Steamship Co Ltd (JB Westray & Co), Glasgow
1898 Renamed DUKE OF PORTLAND
1905 Nelson Line (Liverpool) Ltd (H & W Nelson), London; renamed HIGHLAND FLING
07/01/1907 Wrecked
Comments: 07/01/1907: Wrecked in Kennack Bay on a voyage from London via
Falmouth to Cardiff, aft part refloated and broken up at Falmouth.


Above photo as HIGHLAND FLING courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as HIGHLAND FLING courtesy of Charles Weaver