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Loch Broom was a four-masted barque built in 1885. It was originally owned by Aitken, Lilburn & Co., a Glasgow shipping company that operated a line of ships to Australia. In 1912 it was sold to Skibsakties Songdal (S. O. Stray & Co.), Christiansand, Norway and renamed Songdal. It was sunk by German submarine U.81, 50.10N 10.10W. on February 2, 1917, on a voyage carrying maize from Buenos Aires to London. Oil on canvas, artist unknown, c.1885.
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598 x 445mm
773 x 624mm
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