|Photographer:||john c. driscoll [View profile]||Title:||Balclutha||Added:||Dec 26, 2006|
|Balclutha, Hyde Park, San Francisco, California
The 1886 square-rigged ship Balclutha.
Overall length 301 feet
Length of deck 256.5 feet
Beam 38.6 feet
Depth 22.7 feet
Gross tonnage 1689
Height of mainmast 145 feet
· Balclutha is a three-masted, steel-hulled, square-rigged ship built to carry a variety of cargo all over the world.
· Launched in 1886 by the Charles Connell and Company shipyard near Glasgow, Scotland, she carried goods around Cape Horn (tip of South America) 17 times.
· She had a crew of about 26 men.