Category:Afon Alaw (ship, 1891)

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English: Afon Alaw was a four-masted barque, built 1891 by Alexander Stephen & Sons Glasgow (Yard No 336) for Hughes & Co Menai Bridge. 1904 she was sold to William Thomas, Liverpool and 1915 to A/S Excelsior Sven O.Stray & Co, Kristiansand, Norway and renamed Storebror. The barque sunk 1918 by gunfire from the German Auxiliary Cruiser Wolf on passage Beira to Montevideo in Ballast.
Her dimensions were length × beam = 275 × 41 ft (83.8 × 12.5 m) and they had a tonnage of 2052 GRT.[1]


  • Afon Alaw (1891–1915)
  • Storebror (1915–1918)

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