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Name: ST LAWRENCE or SAINT LAWRENCE
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 03/1861
Completed: 1861
Builder: T & W Smith
Yard: St Peter's
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 1094grt, 179.1 x 37.4 x 21.4ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Ship; (1878: rigged as a Barque)
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 29115
History:
1861 T & W Smith, Newcastle
1875 Maklon Clarke Colishaw, Sydney
1888 James Riddle Muirhead, Sydney
1889 John Moir
No later history known
Comments: 03/1889: Demasted in a storm whilst on passage from Newcastle (NSW) to Fremantle
1889: Declared a constructive total loss & sold by the insurance company
1889: Used as a hulk at Albany
09/1898: Destroyed by fire in Albany harbour
1977: Remains discovered during dredging operations


Above photo copyright of Basil Lubbock