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Category:Marion Lightbody (ship, 1888)

English: Marion Lightbody was a full-rigged four-masted steel ship[1] or a barque[2], built 1888 by D & W Henderson Ltd Glasgow (yard No 334), for (the Marion Line) Rogers & Co, Glasgow. Sold 1911 to Trinder, Anderson & Co, Glasgow. Sold 1912 to J. Tengström, Åbo, Finland. 1913 reduced to barque rig[1]. Sunk 1915 by a German submarine near Fastnet Rock on voyage from Valparaiso to Queenstown. The crew was rescued by a British steamer.
Her dimensions were = length × beam × depth: 288.8 × 42.7 × 24.1 ft (88 × 13 × 7.3 m) and she had a tonnage of 2176 GRT and 2127 NRT.

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Messrs Rogers & Co, 204 Bath Street, Glasgow. Josiah Roger, was her owner, his vessels were named after his wife , Marion and it was she who gave the title `Marion Line', to the company. The other vessels of the line were the 'Marion Ballantyne', 'Marion Crosbie', 'Marion Frazer', 'Marion Inglis', and the 'Marion Josiah'.[3]
  1. a b c bruzelius.info
  2. a b clydesite.co.uk
  3. [https:http://ninetradesofdundee.co.uk/ Look for Robert Storrar Boyd memoir]

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