c. 1887, Photograph, PRG 1373/8/36
The iron ship 'Glenesslin', 1821 tons, at anchor. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/8/48. The Glenesslin was known for her speed, she was built in Glasgow and fitted out in Liverpool. In 1912, she was wrecked near Portland, Oregon USA. According to a researcher, it became a well known legal case, as many tall ships were being deliberately wrecked to make way for Steamship technology. [iron ship 1821 tons, ON91227, 260.0 x 39.2 x 23.4. Built 1885 (6) T Royden and Sons. Liverpool. Owners: CE De Wolf and Co. registered Liverpool. Wrecked near Tillanook Head, Oregon coast, 1/2 October, 1910].