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Name: RANAVOLA
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 11/1861
Completed: 12/1861
Builder: Gaddy & Lamb
Yard: Tyne Main, Gateshead
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 391nrt, 122.7 x 27.7 x 17.3ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 43601
History:
18/12/1861 Lewis MacPherson Lamb & Dorothy Gaddy, Gateshead; registered at Newcastle
20/09/1869 William & James Lamb and Dorothy Gaddy, Gateshead
07/09/1874 William & James Lamb, Gateshead
04/08/1876 James Lamb, Tyne Main appointed managing owner
06/03/1880 Henry Gowan, Belfast
09/03/1880 Thomas McVeagh, Belfast
16/12/1885 James Steen Boyd, Belfast
1887 Ranavola Ship Co Ltd, Belfast; registered at Belfast
1890 James Young, Belfast
1892 Ludvig & Scheldrup, KragerÝ, Norway
1894 A/S Ranavola (AO Lindvig), KragerÝ
08/1899 Wrecked
Comments: 20/09/1869: Lewis MacPherson Lamb died
08/1899: Drifted ashore in a hurricane during loading of pitchpine at Aplachiola, Florida
Subsequently condemned