Cromartyshire SV 1879 - Russell & Co

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Cromartyshire SV 1879 - Russell & Co

Post by Woody » Tue Aug 06, 2013 12:57 pm

Launched This Day 6/8/1879 by Russell & Co Port Glasgow, Yard No 19

The first image has also be decribed as SV Arethusa ... p?id=17406
Cromartyshire 1879 OSPG.jpg
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Cromartyshire 1898 - bow danage after colliding with SS La Bourgoyne which sank with the loss of 549 lives.

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Re: Cromartyshire SV 1879 - Russell & Co

Post by Voyager » Mon Mar 17, 2014 1:39 pm

This is an authentic sail plan of Cromartyshire. Old fashioned bowsprit/jiboom (very long boom) and no chartroom. I doubt whether the top photograph above is of Cromartyshire, although I have seen it labelled as such.
Cromartyshire sail plan - Coloured (Large) copy.jpg
Cromartyshire 1879

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