LORD CAIRNS x 2 (SAIING SHIP
Code - N9035
Date - 1877
Description - LORD CAIRNS x 2 N9035
Traditional 3 masted sailing vessel built by Harland &
Wolff, Belfast in 1877, for Cairns Shipping Co. Taken
over by Thomas, Dixon, Hughes she was mainly used
to carry General Cargo to Australia via the Far East and
China, returning via U.S. Ports with a cargo of cotton.
Also used to carry grain.
Tonnage 1,335 tons Gross
Dimensions 230’ x 35’
Similar vessels by the same builder included Steelfield
& Thurland Castle and vessels of this type continued in
use until after the end of the First World War.