Rise & Fall of The Cities - Part 1

mikekhh
19th September 2016, 09:25
Ellermans – The Rise and Fall of “City of” vessels – Part 1
Below is a statistical list of Ellerman’s “Cities” with the total at year end. If anybody would like the names of the “Cities” in any given year, then please just give me a shout.
Cheers
Mike

1848
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 1

1849
Completed 0 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 1

1850
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 2

1851
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 3

1852
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 4

1853
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 5

1854
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 6

1855
Completed 2 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 8

1856
Completed 2 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 9

1857
Completed 2 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 11

1858
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 12

1859
Completed 4 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 15

1860
Completed 2 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 17

1861
Completed 0 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 16

1862 – JRE, the father, was born at 100 Anlaby Road, Hull
Completed 3 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 19

1863
Completed 3 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 22

1864
Completed 3 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 25

1865
Completed 1 Sold 1 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 24

1866
Completed 2 Sold 1 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 25

1867
Completed 5 Sold 3 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 26

1868
Completed 3 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 29

1869
Completed 4 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 33

1870
Completed 4 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 37

1871
Completed 2 Sold 0 (1DH) Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 38

1872
Completed 0 Sold 1 (CLR) Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 37

1873
Completed 2 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 38

1874
Completed 0 Sold 0 Purchased 1 Lost 1 Total 38

1875
Completed 2 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 39

1876
Completed 2 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 40

1877
Completed 0 Sold 2 Purchased 1 Lost 1 Total 37

1878
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 37

1879
Completed 1 Sold 1 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 37

1880
Completed 0 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 37

1881
Completed 1 Sold 12 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 26

1882
Completed 4 Sold 4 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 25

1883
Completed 0 Sold 2 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 23

1884
Completed 0 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 23

1885
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 23

1886
Completed 0 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 23

1887
Completed 0 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 23

1888
Completed 1 Sold 1 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 23

1889
Completed 0 Sold 2 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 20

1890
Completed 3 Sold 1 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 22

1891
Completed 0 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 22

1892
Completed 0 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 22

1893
Completed 0 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 22

1894
Completed 0 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 22

1895
Completed 0 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 22

1896
Completed 0 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 22

1897
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 2 Total 21

1898
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 1 Lost 0 Total 23

1899
Completed 0 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 22

1900
Completed 0 Sold 9 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 12

1901 – JRE purchased Papayanni’s, Hall Line and City Line (George Smith & Sons)
Completed 3 Sold 1 Purchased 1 Lost 0 Total 15

1902 – 22 January London, Liverpool & Ocean Shipping Co. Ltd. became Ellerman Lines Ltd.
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 2 Lost 0 Total 18

1903
Completed 4 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 22

1904 – 10 October the Ellerman funnel colours as we know them were adopted; JRE sought and was given permission by Alexandra Towing Company to copy theirs except the pin stripe black between buff and white was ignored; also the JRE pennant was to be worn above the house flag of the constituent Company; Ellerman Lines and Papayanni’s did not have a house flag so only flew the JRE pennant
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 23

1905 – JRE created a Baronet in the King’s Birthday Honours
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 24

1906
Completed 2 Sold 1 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 25

1907
Completed 2 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 26

1908 – JRE took effective control of The Bucknall Steamship Lines
Completed 1 Sold 1 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 25

1909 – 21 December JRE, the son, was born
Completed 1 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 26

1910
Completed 2 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 28

1911
Completed 5 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 33

1912
Completed 3 Sold 2 Purchased 0 Lost 0 Total 34

1913 – The East African Conference was formed with Ellermans being a founder member
Completed 3 Sold 1 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 35

1914 – Ellerman & Bucknall Steamship Co. Ltd. was formed
Completed 7 Sold 1 Purchased 0 Lost 1 Total 41

1915 – Ellermans purchased the Arracan Company in Burma and with came the Arracan Flotilla and with the German Diekman’s Mills received from the Receiver of Enemy Property they formed Ellerman’s Arracan Rice & Trading Company
Completed 4 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 2 Total 43

1916 – JRE purchased Thomas Wilson, Sons & Co of Hull for 4.1 million UK Pounds and renamed it Ellerman’s Wilson Line; with Cunard purchased the business of Watson Steamship Company
Completed 2 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 2 Total 43

1917
Completed 5 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 9 Total 39

1918
Completed 4 Sold 0 Purchased 0 Lost 4 Total 39