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Search: Posts Made By: eddyw
Forum: Ship Research 4th July 2020, 23:53
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By eddyw
"Etna" (Adria)originally would have been similar...

"Etna" (Adria)originally would have been similar in appearance to the illustration of the "Emeu" in callpor's post. Clipper bow with sprit; barque rigged ( three masts, fore and main with square...
Forum: Ship Research 4th July 2020, 14:17
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By eddyw
If you haven't already seen this, some details of...

If you haven't already seen this, some details of 'Adria' here:
https://www.clydeships.co.uk/view.php?year_built=&builder=&ref=3708&vessel=ETNA
"Giava" here:...
Forum: Ship Research 4th July 2020, 14:07
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By eddyw
A few additional scraps: 77109 was built Hebburn,...

A few additional scraps: 77109 was built Hebburn, 1878. Originally schooner rigged, later yawl. In 1918, port of registry London; Ketch rigged; Code signal RNJW; managing owner Percy D Todd, 6 East...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 3rd July 2020, 13:59
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By eddyw
Convoyweb movements list for her doesn't have any...

Convoyweb movements list for her doesn't have any entry between her return to Glasgow from WS 3b and setting off again at the end of June 1941 in WS9b. ...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 1st July 2020, 14:04
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By eddyw
P&O Archive has: "08.10.1940: En route for...

P&O Archive has:
"08.10.1940: En route for Egypt with a troop convoy when she was attacked by aFocke Wulf bomber off the northwest coast of Ireland. Escorted
back to Glasgow for repairs where she...
Forum: The Radio Room 30th June 2020, 15:15
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By eddyw
187155 is the one. 11454 was the nrt, (20,586...

187155 is the one. 11454 was the nrt, (20,586 grt).
http://ssmaritime.com/oxfordshire.htm
Forum: Ship Research 20th June 2020, 14:57
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By eddyw
Cumbria Archives have material on Vickers...

Cumbria Archives have material on Vickers Armstrong. If they don't have ship plans they may know if any survive and where they are. Good hunting....
Forum: Say Hello 15th June 2020, 14:09
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By eddyw
"Devonshire (1939; 11,275 grt) was purpose built...

"Devonshire (1939; 11,275 grt) was purpose built as a troopship for the Bibby Line and chartered to the British Government.
Story here: https://www.derbysulzers.com/shipdevonshire.html
Forum: Ship Research 13th June 2020, 00:21
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By eddyw
One of the convoluted itineraries about this...

One of the convoluted itineraries about this period is given as Marseilles, Naples, Piraeus, Smyrna, Dardanelles, Constantinople, Vathy or Rhodes, Beirut, Larnaca, Mersina, Alexandretta, Lattaquie,...
Forum: Ship Research 12th June 2020, 14:34
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By eddyw
"Saghalien" (1880; 4050 grt) From 1898...

"Saghalien" (1880; 4050 grt) From 1898 transferred from Far East to 'Levant' routes. Marseilles, Alexandria etc, Beirut.
Forum: Ship Research 10th June 2020, 15:54
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By eddyw
There is a report in the "Daily Commercial News...

There is a report in the "Daily Commercial News and Shipping List" (Sydney) for 4 Sept 1909, p4 "Mail Steamers"
"The R.M.S. Otway leaves Sydney today, Melbourne 7th inst., Adelaide 9th,
and is due...
Forum: Ship Research 4th June 2020, 17:14
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By eddyw
Some history here:...

Some history here: https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/John_Rowan_and_Sons
Also built marine steam engines and industrial equipment. Active from 1840s to 1880s.
Forum: Ship Research 2nd June 2020, 23:42
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By eddyw
She was a MAC ship, designed to carry grain in...

She was a MAC ship, designed to carry grain in bulk in lower holds; above were crew accommodation (forward) and aircraft hangar (aft) with a flat top flight deck over and offset bridge structure. ...
Forum: Ship Research 2nd June 2020, 16:56
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By eddyw
Originally "Empire Mackendrick" (1943; 7,950 grt)...

Originally "Empire Mackendrick" (1943; 7,950 grt)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Empire_MacKendrick
More photos here:
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/search.php?search_imo=5377068
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th May 2020, 16:00
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By eddyw
Details of "Bolham" (1913; 158grt) here. ...

Details of "Bolham" (1913; 158grt) here.
http://shippingandshipbuilding.uk/view.php?year_built=&builder=&ref=204060&vessel=SARAH+COLEBROOKE
Very interesting history including period as HMS Bolham...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 19th May 2020, 20:19
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By eddyw
All one can say to that is:- "A wop bop b-luma...

All one can say to that is:- "A wop bop b-luma b-lop bam boom!"
Forum: The Engine Room 12th May 2020, 18:03
Replies: 45
Views: 2,827
Posted By eddyw
US built ship. "Back" was used in engine orders...

US built ship. "Back" was used in engine orders instead of 'astern' (but not always). Other telegraph dial looks slightly different so one might be a replacement?
Forum: Say Hello 9th May 2020, 12:49
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By eddyw
Tyne & Wear Archives Service have the Swan Hunter...

Tyne & Wear Archives Service have the Swan Hunter papers including (according to their catalogue) plans for the "Europic Ferry" (Yards No 2025)
https://twarchives.org.uk/
Forum: Ship Research 7th May 2020, 17:56
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By eddyw
The ship in the Pathe news clip is the "Ascania"...

The ship in the Pathe news clip is the "Ascania" of Grimaldi SIOSA Line.
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2781643
She was certainly operating Kingston-Southampton in 1960. They had...
Forum: Ship Research 4th May 2020, 16:05
Replies: 20
Views: 1,221
Posted By eddyw
Thanks rachman. I still remain a 'doubting...

Thanks rachman. I still remain a 'doubting Thomas'. Some comments. (1) To me the photos taken on "Shearwater", obviously taken with a camera with a good quality lens on B&W film, appear significantly...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd May 2020, 21:21
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By eddyw
Some info/photos here: ...

Some info/photos here:

http://www.tynebuiltships.co.uk/E-Ships/europicferry1968.html

http://www.doverferryphotosforums.co.uk/mv-europic-ferry-past-and-present/
Forum: Ship Research 3rd May 2020, 13:56
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By eddyw
Cherbourg 188 nt [?] ...

Cherbourg 188 nt [?]
https://www.clydeships.co.uk/view.php?year_built=&builder=&ref=54416&vessel=HARLAW+PLAIN
Forum: Ship Research 2nd May 2020, 15:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,221
Posted By eddyw
Convoy system didn't come in till later (1917?)....

Convoy system didn't come in till later (1917?). U boat offensive only just starting in Jan 1915 though already some sinkings in W Approaches. It might have made sense to sail via N Channel from...
Forum: Ship Research 2nd May 2020, 15:06
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By eddyw
"Empire Cliff" here: ...

"Empire Cliff" here:
http://shippingandshipbuilding.uk/view.php?exact=1&year_built=1940&builder=10040&ref=205517&vessel=EMPIRE+CLIFF

Cherbourg 188 nt [?]

Penestin 612 nt...
Forum: Ship Research 1st May 2020, 00:19
Replies: 20
Views: 1,221
Posted By eddyw
re "Ciudad de Montevideo" Some basic details...

re "Ciudad de Montevideo"
Some basic details here:
http://shippingandshipbuilding.uk/view.php?year_built=&builder=503&a1Page=15&ref=202918&vessel=CIUDAD+DE+MONTEVIDEO

This has completion date...
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