Owned by Morrison, Munro & Co., Glasgow.
On 27 September 1875 she left Glasgow bound for Belfast
with a cargo of coal. In bad weather, she was driven onto
the rocks at Clachaig on the south end of the Isle of Arran
and sank. Only one of her crew were saved.
The official Court of Enquiry report
"The vessel from her construction was unfit for sea
voyages. The iron bulkheads were not watertight and she was
too deeply laden for any but river navigation. She was also
insufficiently manned, and provision ought to have been made
for carrying a small boat on deck with safety. As several
vessels of the FAY class were in the habit of crossing the
Irish Channel at all seasons of the year in a dangerously deep
condition, the Court considered it their duty to draw the
attention of the Board of Trade to this dangerous practice.
Inquiry held at