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From: Rob Campbell <>
Subject: [ENG-LIV] HURRICANE, GLENCOE WRECKED, LARGO BAY DAMAGED
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 16:30:53 +0000


FEB 7TH 1889
The hugh LARGO BAY bound for London from Auckland came into collision
off Beachy Head with the Three masted steamer GLENCOE which foundered in
minutes.
The LARGO BAY drifted slowly towards Isle of Wight with a hugh rent in
her bows. Her signals were answered by the steamer URPETH [Capt DAVIES],
from Harve for Shields which towed the damaged Bargue on an
understanding of £1000 to Cowes Roads
LARGO BAY, Owners Messers HATFIELD, CAMERON and Co of Glasgow iron
bargue over 1,200 tons, class 100 AL.

GLENCOE Owners Messers MACGREGOR and GOW and Co Steamship of the Glen
Line, 3 masted, 2913 tons, class 100AL
Inguiry at Liverpool Agents Messers GLYNN and SON, Water St
GLENCOE engaged in China Trade, arrived in Liverpool with cargo of tea
and sailed on Sunday last in ballast with 52 hands, no passengers.
CREW
Capt Mc KINLAY
J. H. DAVIES, 1st officer
A. T. MOON, 2nd officer
J. C. WILLIAMS, 3rd officer
Peter KEITH, 4th officer
D. DAVIES, boatswain
J. McLOED, carpenter
C. GODFRAY, lamp trimmer
10 seamen names not known
Robert SADDLER, 1st engineer
A. McKENZIE, 2nd engineer
W. BURNS, 3rd engineer
A. LINDLAY, 4th engineer
J. MIDDLETON, storekeeper
PERRY, 1st steward
G. BRITTON, 2nd steward
T. SINCLAIR, pantryman
A. COLECORN, messroom steward
T. WILLIAMS, channel pilot
LUND, deckhand
3 Chinese cooks
20 Chinese firemen
Jane


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