THE MAIN YARDS ARE HAULED “ABACK” to take the way of a ship that she may be boarded by a pilot or for other purposes. The wind is about six points on the port bow and the main yards are being swung square on to it. The Hero, 1,709 tons gross, was built at Port Glasgow in 1873 as the MacCullum More. She had a length of 265 ft 4 in, a beam of 39 ft 6 in and a depth
of 23 ft 5 in.
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