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Name: ALEMBIC
Type: Sailing vessel
Launched: 21/07/1894
Completed: 1894
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 66
Dimensions: 255grt, 219nrt, 122.5 x 24.1 x 13.1ft
Engines: n/a; (1909: Paraffin motor, 4SCSA, 2cyl (11.75 x 15ins))
Engines by: n/a; (1909: D Goedkoop Jr, Amsterdam)
Propulsion: Sail; rigged as a schooner; (1909: 2 x Screws)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 104772
History:
1894 Burt, Boulton & Haywood Ltd, London
1914 GC Bartlett, London
1918 Job Bros & Co Ltd, St John's, Newfoundland
1920 Alembic Shipping Co (Job Bros & Co, managers), St John's
1922 Guiana Development Co, New York; renamed TAMARA
1924 Tamara Shipping Co Ltd (Job Bros & Co, managers), St John's; renamed ALEMBIC
31/07/1936 Wrecked
Comments: 1894: Listed as fitted for "carrying tar in bulk"
1918: Listed as fitted for "carrying fish oil in bulk"
31/07/1936: Wrecked at Freel's Point, Newfoundland
On a voyage from Montreal to St John's in ballast


Above photo as ALEMBIC copyright of Capt Harry Stone Collection