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Gartlee

 

Builder  
Official Nr  
Yard Nr  
Launched pre-1869
Delivered  
Length c 66 ft
Beam c 18 ft
Gross c 65 tons
Deadweight c 30 tons
Engine unknown

I cannot find any information in either Clyde builders' records or the Merchant Navy Lists for this Dumbarton registered lighter. The only reference I have to her is that contained in a wreck report held on Historic Environment Scotland's Canmore database which records her as a steam lighter and that she capsized and sank on the 5thof January 1869 "about the 3rd perch East of Dumbarton". She was carrying a cargo of coal dross to Dumbarton. Her master, Capt Merrilees, was drowned.