Ashore Timaru [the brig Fairy Queen]; Ferrier, William; 27/08/1873; 0886
Ashore Timaru [the brig Fairy Queen]About this object
"Ashore Timaru", showing the brig "Fairy Queen" after being driven aground on the beach north of the Government Landing Service on 27th August 1873.
Depicts the vessel broadside-on on the beach, canted over to its starboard side, while a large group of men are posed standing in front of or on the vessel.
27/08/1873Medium and Materials
185(h) x 240(w) mm
Mounted on cardboard backing total size 206(h) x 258(w) mm.
She was built as a general cargo carrier for John McLauchlan, ship-owner, coal and wood merchant, No. 1 James Street, Aberdeen, by David Burns & Co., Shipbuilders, Inches (Upper Dock), Aberdeen in 1863. Brig rigged, 2 masts, 1 deck, a round stern, and a standing bowsprit. Gross Registered Tonnage (GRT) 213 tons. Length 111.4 feet, breadth 24.5 feet, and depth 13.4 feet. Lloyds Register of Shipping. Class 5A1, and Built Under Special Survey. (Official No.: 45206).
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