17, 1854, the vessel (Bell) left London for Sydney & arrived on Aug. I read (insert 60911) that the vessel was burned on Dec. Can you provide details as to the circumstances of the vessel's loss? Can you help with the history of these shipbuilders? Allcock' occupied a site on the south bank of River Wear, a site which was later taken over by Scotia Engine Works. For many years, I was aware only of Thalia, a brig of 299 tons built by Alcock in 1864 for T. The above heading & text was re 'Alcock and Glaholm' until Clive Ketley kindly provided an image of an auction notice for a vessel built by 'Alcock and Glaholm'. It was for a vessel named Allison, which had been launched on Nov. Now I cannot spot a vessel of the name in Lloyd's Registers of 1863/64 thru 1866/67, but the purchaser may well have renamed her. It would seem that they occupied a site on the river, on North Sands, and that the Allison family was involved with shipbuilding from 1818 to 1833. The only reference I have so far seen to the shipbuilder was that 'this gentleman always had trouble launching his ships because he habitually placed the ways too far apart, with the sad result that during the launch, the vessel would slip between the two of them.' In 1833, they sold the business to Peter Austin. Pickersgill' and 'Bartram and Sons.' And sets out the company's then plans to both reconstruct & expand the shipbuilding facilities located at Southwick. In 1974, the vessel was sold to China Ocean Shipping Co., of Lu Ta, (i.e. And in 1999, the vessel was sold again, to Dalian Ocean Shipping Co., of Dalian, China, with no change of vessel name. There is very little data WWW available about this vessel. 159.1 metres long, speed of 15 knots, signal letters GHYQ. Can you fill in the blanks or otherwise add anything! Per 1 (data, Ixia (4), 80% down), 2 (image at Sault Ste. 1982), 3 (image, Ixia), 4 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). 0 in.) long overall, 170.7 metres perpendicular to perpendicular, 560 ft. Built for Stag Line Ltd., of North Shields, at a cost of 1,337,575. Designed with the maximum possible dimensions to operate through the St. In or about 1970, the vessel required tug assistance after a grounding. The vessel is listed in the 1883/84 edition, as above, but is not in the 1885/86 edition. But there are now many more vessels listed on that 'Thalia' page, also built by Alcock. Can you help with the history of the Allison shipbuilding family? Per 1 [Ropner, Bridgepool (2)], 2 (Ropner, in panel, view it full screen), 3 (image, Bridgepool), 4 (image Ekton), 5 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). Per 1 [Ben Line, Benhiant (2)], Benhiant), 2 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). 0") long, single screw, speed of 14 1/2 knots, signal letter GNJE. In 1969, the vessel was chartered by Hyman-Michaels Co., of Chicago, to carry scrap iron to Osaka & other Japanese ports.The vessel left Japan for Vancouver Island, arriving there on Mar. Under the name of Benhiant again she did a voyage from Avon mouth (in Avon mouth about May 21, 1977) to Hamburg and then up through the Great Lakes to Superior (opposite Duluth) returning through the Gt. 157.3 metres long overall, 516 ft., 146.3 metres perpendicular to perpendicular, speed of 16 (or maybe 17) knots, signal letters GNKE. Gibson, the Chairman of Atlantic, & also of Tatem & Tatem Steam Navigation Co. With its engines at full-ahead, the ship could make no headway. ) The vessel was sold in 1995 to Blue Horizon Shipping Co. of Malta ('Harmony Shipping') & renamed Harmony Breeze.Lakes across the Atlantic to Liverpool (in Liverpool Jul. The vessel was designed to carry vegetable oil hence two Lloyd's Register gross tonnages. A village in Suffolk, located close to Newmarket, where Mr. In desperation, Sygna tried to gain speed by running down-wind & then turning seawards, but that did not work out & the ship rammed herself ashore, on Stockton Beach, at a.m. No tug was, in all of the circumstances, available to assist Sygna which lost approx. On May 21, 1997, the vessel arrived at Alang, India, to be broken up. Per 1 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access).In the meantime there is a list of 'Adamson' ships built over the entire period of 1809 thru 1870 here. After 1870, the Adamson family would seem to have been ship owners only. I read that the family owned 25% of 'James Westoll Line', a prominent Sunderland shipping company with a great many vessels. There is a some interesting information about the Adamson's here. So far as I can see, the vessel went on to Sydney with Barker serving as her captain. 2) On May 20, 1848, the vessel left London for Sydney, New South Wales, via Plymouth, with Government stores & 31 passengers, under the command of Captain (John) Bell. 11, 1848, after a voyage of 109 days & left for London on Jan. Visited Auckland, New Zealand, twice - in 1965 & 1966. And, of interest to this site, also directed at which particular facility ships would, at the end of their lives, be scrapped. We thank Henryk Jarzebek for the location of Aliağa - I had thought Aliağa was in Spain. The vessel visited Auckland, New Zealand, three times between Jul. There seems to be very little WWW data available about this vessel. The blame was apportioned fifty-fifty to the ship & the tug boat. Why ever did he do that in all of the circumstances? on the morning of May 26, 1974, he was awoken, far too late to be effective.One of their fleet vessels was named after the family, i.e. And Margot's grandfather also referred to Shakespeare, built by Short Bros. There is a reference to 4 ships being built by Bartram's in 1865/8 for Jas. to John Adamson on this page), here (about half-way down, see #24, #26, #28 & #30). She went back to Hong Kong from Korea to Taikoo dry-dock for repairs. She picked cargo up in Chiba and Yokohama, steel bars mainly. Per 1 (image, Exning), 2 (splendid image & data, Maritsa III), 3 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). Orders were given to move out to sea, but it was just too late. The vessel drifted in the 165 km/h winds, its giant hull acting like a sail.
To search for specific text on this page, just press 'CTRL F' & then enter your search term. It would seem that the shipbuilder (William Richard Abbay) was born in Yorkshire in 1820 or 1821. Per 1 (data, Lansdowne 1873), 2 & 3 (1863 & 1864, New Zealand), 4 & 5 (1859 & 1867 Australia). It is a pleasure to find an e Bay listing for a vessel built by a Sunderland shipbuilder that I had not heard of before. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 advises us that George Mainprize, of Flamborough, Yorkshire, was then her owner. 4, 1863 from Melbourne, Australia, with sheep & 10 passengers. 15, 1864, the vessel arrived at New Zealand from Gulf of Bothnia with wood (deals). That data may well need correction & refinement however. Because I read here, in an extensive article written by John Thompson in 1891, that in 1846, S. Austin & Son (but likely Peter Austin instead, since S. Austin & Son seems to come later) moved their facilities from North Sands to the Panns area on the south bank of the river just east of the road bridge. After the vessel had been advanced, he entertained the idea that she could be conveniently converted to a steam ship. Experiment was a success, indeed it might fairly be described in the fullness of time as being an underpowered failure. Similarly, the last build # at the Austin yard was #436. So the #817 hull number for Booker Venture 'kind of' follows on if you ignore #815 & #816 which numbers seem not to have existed. It would seem that the vessel exploded upon impact. He remembers vividly the installation in the ship of the heavy crankshaft - at low tide. long (132.9 metres) perpendicular to perpendicular, speed of 15 knots, signal letter GGTA. Then grain to Burgas, Bulgaria, onward to Augusta, Sicily, in ballast & then the ship was sold, in 1978, to 'Dover Compania Naviera S. It was sold, in 1980, to 'Column Shipping Co.', of Cyprus, & renamed Fair Wind. 15, 1985, the vessel arrived at Shanghai, China, to be broken up. 217.3 meters long overall, 208.1 metres perpendicular to perpendicular. Built for 'A/S Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi', of Bergen, Norway, & launched on Jul. So she was built in two halves on the Wear & towed to the Tyne to be joined together at the Palmers Dry Dock in Hebburn. In May 1974 the vessel went to Newcastle, New South Wales ('NSW'), Australia, to load 50,000 tons of Hunter Valley coal for Europe.
700 tonnes of oil during the incident, dispersed however by the heavy seas. Per 1 & 2 (images, Dorthe Oldendorff), 3 ('pdf' file, Egon Oldendorff history, data & images Dorthe Oldendorff at WWW p.121), 4 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). Per 1 (data & image, Aliadrikni, do see it full size), 2 (DAL history), 3 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). Originally ordered as Arcadian Pride, by Vassiliki Colocotronis, of Greece. Essberger, of Hamburg, Germany, (1 says 'linked' to John T. It would seem that DAL was then & still is now a company owned by the privately held 'John T. The vessel was renamed Topega in 1984, & in 1985 was sold to Raynville Shipping Corp. I saw a 'snippet' reference to 'Ocean Bridge Bulk Carriers, SA', of Panama, re this vessel but could not discern its meaning or date. 141.0 metres long overall, 134.2 metres perpendicular to perpendicular, speed of 15 knots. KG', or maybe for 'Vineta Seerederei Gmb H', (have read both) of Hamburg, Germany.