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Name: RIVER NITH
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 13/04/1869
Completed: 1869
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 15
Dimensions: 1175grt, 1165nrt, 216.3 x 35.6 x 22.3ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Ship; (by 1898: Rigged as a Barque)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 58999
History:
1869 Hargrove & Co; registered at Liverpool
1880 Hargrove & Hellon, Liverpool
by 1885 Gavin B Millar, Glasgow
by 1890 Daniel S Hellon, Liverpool
by 1898 James T Fraser, Liverpool
1899 Skibs-A/S Kinn (Markus F Stray), Kristiansand; renamed KINN
1904 Missing
Comments: 02/02/1892: Aground at Broadhaven Bay, Co Mayo, Ireland
09/02/1892: Refloated by a tug
1892: Provided with new decks
03/1899: Lying at Plymouth & sold for 3600
by 1898: Rigged as a Barque
31/07/1904: Sailed Buenos Aires for Falmouth with a cargo of linseed
04/08/1904: Passed Punta Indio, Argentina
Subsequently reported missing


Above photo as RIVER NITH copyright of the State Library of Victoria, Brodie Collection