'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.

In 1854, Robert Thompson #2 left the partnership to form his own shipbuilding business. Thompson & Sons', & his three sons, Robert Thompson #3 (1850/1908), Joseph Lowes Thompson #2 (1853/1903) & Charles Elliott Thompson (1855/1910), joined the business. The later history, including the significant involvement of James Marr, later Sir James Marr, must come to these pages well 'later', when I understand the history better than I do at this moment. in size (11.05 x 8.75 in.) Published by the company itself. At left is a 'JLT' uniform button, which, per 'southern1954' (thanks! Across the upright of the T is a circle containing what appears to be a bent arm with the hand holding a spear. That 'Crown' yard remained a separate facility until it was closed in 1958. It is possible that the vessel was lost but it also could have been renamed. to Edmund Graham of Newcastle, above the Vencedora image), 2 & 3 (oil painting of Edmund Graham by artist Richard Archibald Ray), 4 (damaged at Bombay in 1865), 5 (insurance claim related to the 1868 loss of Edmund Graham at Mauritius - many similar references), 6 & 7 (1868 hurricane at Mauritius). The ship would seem to have been then owned by 'Foley', though I have not spotted a reference to that name in Lloyd's Register.

Robert #1 died in 1860 at the relatively young age of 63, & that same year John retired from the business, which then came under the control of Joseph Lowes Thompson #1, the one son left in the business. At about 1893, Joseph Lowes Thompson #2 retired due to ill health, and his 3 sons continued the business under the leadership of Robert Thompson #3. In 1946, a brochure entitled 'One Hundred Years of Joseph L. There is also something hanging from the end of the spear.' The button is not very big (about 25 mm diameter) & the detail is small! In that regard I have read (a large 'pdf' file, page 14) that in 1946, 'J. If you can add to the record, your contribution would be most welcome. At top left is a page from the booklet 'One Hundred Years of Joseph L.

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79.4 metres long perpendicular to perpendicular, 260 ft., triple expansion engines. Watson, of Sunderland (however Lloyd's Register & Miramar indicate G. It would seem that the vessel rescued & landed at Sunderland Captain Harris & the crew of Archer, a clipper which foundered on Feb. Naworth Castle, en route from Newcastle to Pozzuoli, near Naples, Italy, with a cargo of coal An iron steamer. A modest court case resulted, which case is often referenced as a legal precedent. 1896, the vessel arrived 10 days late at New York ex Gibraltar with a cargo of coal. Sold again, in 1906, to 'North Western Steamship Co.', of Seattle, Washington, with no change of name. The 37 person crew of the vessel abandoned ship on Aug. They were rescued by Mariposa - which attempted a tow, but the line broke & towing efforts were abandoned.

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. Did you know there are fun-seeking, attractive singles all over Tasmania waiting to meet you? We are one of the internet’s best 100% FREE dating sites, with thousands of quality singles located throughout Tasmania looking to meet people like YOU. Just Select which city in Tasmania is closest to you and start browsing! We have a Speed Dating event coming up, come and have some fun mingling with people and maybe find your soulmate. Hope to see you there, they are so much fun and such a great experience.I am a loving, caring and kind hearted person who likes to have fun.I am a lot cuddly, but hey more to hang on to, lol. The 2nd mate had his licence suspended for 9 months.