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Orion

 

Builder J Hay, Kirkintilloch
Official Nr 98581
Yard Nr  
Launched 1890
Delivered  
Length 66 ft
Beam 18 ft
Gross 79 tons
Deadweight 36 tons
Engine 2 Cyl Steam compound

Built by Hay for their own use but sold on to J.McPherson of Arbroath.

On 4th March 1891 she foundered 6 miles SSE of Arbroath while on passage from Montrose to the Isle of Islay with a cargo of barley (presumably for one of the island's distilleries). She was carrying a four man crew including her master C. Brown, but no mention is made in the official report of their fate.