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Northern Steam Ship Company

GAIRLOCH     1884 - 1903

GAIRLOCH  1884 - 1903 Photograph: New Zealand National Maritime Museum

Photograph: New Zealand National Maritime Museum

 

Built:

1884

Builder:

Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow

Official Number:

87524

Tonnage:

373 gross

Type:

Steamer

Entered Fleet:

1884

Left Fleet:

1903

Career:

1884 built for the Northern Steam Ship Company
1886 lengthened by 17feet 6inches by Cable & Co., Wellington.
1887 broke port propeller shaft while on passage New Plymouth to Onehunga
1903 January 5 wrecked without loss of life on rocks off Oakura near Cape Egmont

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