::::  Merchant Ships
LORD CAIRNS x 2 (SAIING SHIP
Code - N9035
1.75  
Qty
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.