ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
COLLYNIE
Construction
STEEL
Type
COASTER
Date
1892
Official Number
99640
Description
Yard Number: 272
Steam cargo vessel.

Owner: William Todd Moffat, 15 Regent Quay, Aberdeen

Foundered 3 miles off Girdleness, near Aberdeen, 03/05/1897.

Engine Details:
Steam, screw, two cylinder, compound, inverted, direct acting 18" x 36" with 24" stroke, by HR, order. 404.8 i.h.p.
Boiler: Diameter 11'6", length 9'6", 925 ft. squared heating area, 100 ps.i., 2x3'7" furnaces.
Propeller: Diameter 8'3", solid.

03/05/1897 Foundered, about 10:30 pm, following collision with Wick registered SS GIRNIGOE, struck on the starboard quarter in wind conditions NNE Force 1 and fog, sank in 2 minutes. On voyage Methil to Aberdeen with cargo of coal, crew of nine of whom eight were lost. Three passengers, all Captain Lawie's family, were lost.

Survived: - Captain William Lawie, 51 Waverley Place, Aberdeen

Lost: - Mrs Lawie, wife of the captain.
John R. Lawie, son of the captain.
George O. Lawie, son of the captain
A. Stephen (Mate), Fraserburgh.
W. Martin (Cook and Seaman), Aberdeen.
A. Massie (Boatswain), Aberdeen
J. Christie (A.B.) Dundee
J. Diack (Chief Engineer), Aberdeen
J. Davidson (Second Engineer), Aberdeen
William Barron (Fireman), Burghead
J. Caird (Fireman), Aberdeen.
Owner
W T Moffat, Aberdeen
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 130 1/3' x breadth 20 7/12' x depth 11'
gross tonnage: 272 ton

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