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Category:Galgate (ship, 1888)

English: Galgate was a four-masted steel ship built in 1888 by Whitehaven Shipbuilding Co., Whitehaven for J. Joyce, Liverpool. Her dimensions were Length: 293.5 ft (89.4 m); Width: 42.7 ft (13 m); Depth: 24.2 ft (737.6 cm)
dimensions QS:P2043,293.5U3710;P2049,42.7U3710;P5524,24.2U3710
and tonnage: 2361 GRT and 2291 NRT. She was a Sistership to the fourmasted ship Lord Shaftesbury. Rigged with royal sails over double top and topgallant sails. Was later rebuilt as a four-masted barque. Sunk 1916 by a German submarine some 170 miles WbN of Ushant on voyage from Portland, OR, with a cargo of barley to Falmouth for orders.[1]

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