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'It was not uncommon for the ship to reach Tasmania in 80 days, and taking only ten days longer to complete the return voyage.' On Jul. Edward Noye, captain of Britannia, a fishing boat that rescued Larsen, is at right), made it to land, & was rescued over 3 months later on Feb. ) purchased by 'Holme Line', of Maryport, UK, (Cumbria coast & Solway Firth - Wilfred & Alfred Hine), and was, indeed, the first steamship in the Holme Line fleet. 10, 1890, the vessel foundered 8 miles off Cape Roca, Portugal, while en route from Arzew, Algeria, to Rouen, France, with a cargo of salt. Nicholson & Sons', of London, it would seem, but they may, instead, be the managers. The vessel travelled to ports in Australia & New Zealand for her entire life, engaged in the wool & wheat trade. To San Francisco in 1877 & probably carried troops to the Boer War. Rich in command, the vessel departed London for Hobart, Tasmania, but failed to arrive at her destination. 5, 1904, she ran aground in severe weather on a reef off Elliott Cove, SW coast of Tasmania, N. She also (re Tasmania, 80% down page) carried '₤40,000 in silver plate and jewellery.' Only one crew member, a Danish (have also read Norwegian) deckhand (Oscar Larsen - he is at left. Seabird, a steamer, had passed the area earlier trying to find the wreck, but saw nothing. It would seem that one other seaman, named Muller, nearly made it to shore. But perhaps not of the diligence of a 'Board of Trade' inquiry.
26, 1907), 2 (1907 sinking), 3 (Archer), 4 (NY Times archive re Bristol), 5 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). Vaderland suffered bow damage below the waterline & her fore peak became full of water, but her fore bulkhead held & she was able to continue on to Antwerp. Per 1 (1882 launch), 2 (data, item #2, re sinking, image), 3 (Alaska Steamship, Edith), 4 [A. Bull, Edith) (1)], 5 (image, Captain Mullen), 6 (Edith, sinking), 7 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). But the ship would seem to have become rather owned by Glenochil Steamship Co., of Leith, Scotland, John Potter & Co., of London, the managers. 1895, part of a cargo of cotton-seed oil-cake was damaged in unloading at London. entrance to Prince William Sound, Alaska), the semi-liquid cargo shifted as a result of a heavy storm & the ship was in danger of capsizing.
) by advising us that Revel is Tallinn, Estonia, Revel being the Russian form of the German name for that city. On May 15, 1888, the vessel left Taganrog, (Rostov Oblast, Russia, on the Sea of Azov, extreme N. end of Black Sea), bound for London with a cargo of wheat. Next day a salvage company attended with two tugs, & for the handsome fee of 2,500, took off part of the cargo & inspected the damage. The ship got off the rock herself, temporary repairs were effected & the vessel proceeded to Constantinople for further repairs.
13, 1901, (or 16th) the vessel broke its moorings at Mazzarelle (or Mazzarelli), Sicily, & was stranded. Nico Vleggeert answered my earlier question (thanks Nico! Built for the Mediterranean & Baltic trades for 'John H. Rowlands & Christopher, of Whitby, were the managers, at least in 1888.
to launch, p.246), 2 [Ybarra Line, Cabo Palos (1)], 3 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access).
was left through which Russian vessel vessels could move with difficulty. - 'the crew and engineers pushed off just in time'. The webmaster has a few 'Lloyd's Registers' available to him ex Google books (see left). Chilena 'did not prosper and soon went into liquidation'.
The business recommenced also as 'Robert Thompson & Sons', in 1846 at North Sands, with the same three sons. Thompson & Sons Ltd.' I further understand that the 'Crown' yard (Strand Slipway) was a neighbouring yard, located to the immediate west of that of Joseph L. Keith advises that Burton Brown, became the owner of all 64 shares on Nov.