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SCH Rainbow

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1915. The Rainbow
1915.Plan of the Refit of the Schooner Rainbow

Built in 1898 by D. and W. Henderson and Co and began life as a Racing Schooner. She was turned into a Trading Schooner by J. I. Thornycroft for use in the Pacific, to the order of Mr. Clunis Ross, the King of the Cocos Islands.[1]

A Composite Built Schooner 132.7ft in overall length, 23.9ft beam, 14.1ft deep.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer1915/0219
  2. The Engineer1915/0219