Daily Event for February 2, 2012

The County of Haddington was a 4 masted iron ship built in Scotland in 1879, she was 280' 3" long with a 40' 4" beam and was 1,943 GRT. She sailed under the same name for twenty-years and was still in service in the new century. On February 2, 1901 she left New York for Shanghai, China, somewhere on the way Neptune reached up from the depths and pulled her down, she was never seen again. She was removed from the insurance lists in Oct. 1901.
© 2012 Michael W. Pocock

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