Category:Loch Vennachar (ship, 1875)

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English: Loch Vennachar was a three-masted iron ship built 1875 by J & G Thomson Clydebank, Yard No 139 for Glasgow Shipping Company (Loch line) for world wide tramping voyages. Dimensions were 250.1 × 38.3 × 22.45 ft (76.2 × 11.7 × 6.8 m), 1557 GRT, 1492 NRT. 1905 Missing on voyage from Glasgow for Adelaide. Last sighted by SS Yongala on 6 September, 160 miles west of the Neptune Islands, SA, about four days out of Port Adelaide (35.21S 133.00E) and then disappeared with loss of 27 lives. Wreckage discovered by divers in 1976 on Kangaroo Island.[1][2]