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DUNDEE

Location

Port Fairy

VHR Number

S181

Date lost

27 Feb 1854

Year of construction

1840

Official number

None

Physical Description  
Construction Material Wood
Rig Barque
Propulsion Sail
Number of Masts 3
Length / Breadth / Depth 0.0 / 0.0 / 0.0
History  
Built Date 1840
Built Port / Country Sunderland / England
Registration Port / Country Dundee /
Details
The barque Dundee parted from the government mooring at Port Fairy during a violent south easterly gale. There was no loss of life, but the vessel went to pieces on the beach. The barque Inellan was also destroyed at Port Fairy in the same gale.
Voyage Details  
Date Lost 27 Feb 1854
Voyage from Portland to London
Cargo
Wool
Owner J. Bome
Cause of Loss
Parted chains and beached. (gale tore out the windlass).
Further Details  
Number of Passengers 0
Number of Crew Members 0