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Search: Posts Made By: Aristo
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 2nd June 2019, 10:09
Replies: 22
Views: 4,604
Posted By Aristo
According to miramarshipindex.nz PAN GOTHIA was...

According to miramarshipindex.nz PAN GOTHIA was converted in 1946 to a whaling factory ship and renamed WILLEM BARENDSZ
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th July 2017, 11:15
Replies: 27
Views: 7,379
Posted By Aristo
ZOE was not sunk, she escaped although damaged....

ZOE was not sunk, she escaped although damaged. She was scrapped in 1985.
GULF STAR could be your wreck as VENUS CHALLENGER was 23 nm S of Karachi when she was sunk.
Forum: Wrecks 24th August 2016, 14:17
Replies: 9
Views: 5,976
Posted By Aristo
I found at...

I found at https://www.flickr.com/photos/2gprc2crpg/8657818323/in/photostream/ a series of interesting photos taken in 2013 of a wreck off Mansel Island.
It looks like that this is the former AVON...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 24th August 2016, 12:21
Replies: 3
Views: 1,714
Posted By Aristo
Persian Shipping Services

Persian Shipping Services was a London based firm operating in the 1960s a non-conference line to the Persian Gulf.
I have found the following five vessels operating for them:

PERSIAN CYRUS
The...
Forum: Ship Research 2nd April 2014, 10:33
Replies: 16
Views: 2,352
Posted By Aristo
I don't have a photo of the ship as the SAGITTA...

I don't have a photo of the ship as the SAGITTA but here is one showing her as the Greek ferry ANDROS.

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Forum: Say Hello 6th January 2013, 14:31
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By Aristo
I found this photo of an upturned ship being...

I found this photo of an upturned ship being towed by a Vernicos tug.

In a 1977 articles, K.Vernicos mentioned of "a almost recent salvage of TRENTBANK and towage to Piraeus from Port Said, upside...
Forum: Ship Research 8th January 2012, 13:43
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By Aristo
HMS Pegasus

I have read that the fighter catapult ship HMS PEGASUS (ex-Ark Royal) was sold in October 1946 to one R.C.Ellerman with the intention to convert her for commercial use.
She was renamed ANITA I and...
Forum: Ship Research 18th November 2011, 19:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,384
Posted By Aristo
Here is a photo of Terpsichore while agroung at...

Here is a photo of Terpsichore while agroung at Skiathos in 1954, taken from a greek maritime magazine of that time.
I hope that this is still of interest.

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Forum: Ship Research 6th January 2011, 09:53
Replies: 5
Views: 3,561
Posted By Aristo
Hi scubalsd, this is indeed the same boat you are...

Hi scubalsd, this is indeed the same boat you are looking for.
Forum: Ship Research 29th May 2010, 18:45
Replies: 9
Views: 1,824
Posted By Aristo
I read here ...

I read here (http://www.gregormacgregor.com/Tod&Macgregor/belfast_ss.htm)that both ships were sold in 1886 to James Hay & Co. Anyone knows something more on the activities of this company?
Forum: Ship Research 29th May 2010, 14:09
Replies: 9
Views: 1,824
Posted By Aristo
Thank you all very much! Do you think that there...

Thank you all very much! Do you think that there might be any pictures of the ships in a specific website?
Forum: Ship Research 28th May 2010, 10:47
Replies: 9
Views: 1,824
Posted By Aristo
s/s Electric & s/s Magnetic

I am looking for information on those two steamers build in 1865 and operated by Belfast SS Co. in the Irish Sea.
Any information on the routes they served, year of sale, etc would be most...
Forum: Ship Research 10th April 2010, 18:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,246
Posted By Aristo
Thank you both! So if I understand well, she did...

Thank you both! So if I understand well, she did not carrier any passengers while she sailed around the UK?


To add a final note to her story, a few months after her loss the wreck was refloated...
Forum: Ship Research 10th April 2010, 08:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,246
Posted By Aristo
MS Toward

I am looking for some information on the 1947-build Toward of the Clyde Shipping Co.
Does anyone knows if she sailed in a regular service? Did she carried passengers as well?

Also any photos...
Forum: Ferries 23rd January 2010, 10:55
Replies: 5
Views: 3,486
Posted By Aristo
She was re-engined with two Wartsila diesels in...

She was re-engined with two Wartsila diesels in the winter of 1987/88, following a grounding accident that damaged her engines. Reportedly she could make a maximum speed of 23,5 afterwards.

Anyone...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 2nd January 2008, 09:51
Replies: 45
Views: 10,264
Posted By Aristo
early vessels

I found some information from theshiplist.com on three vessels that must be among the first owned by Lambert Bros.

Wyberton, built 1872 by Withy Alexander, Middleton for ?. 1881 transferred from...
Forum: Wrecks 16th October 2007, 06:32
Replies: 9
Views: 5,976
Posted By Aristo
At miramar there are two ships with that name,...

At miramar there are two ships with that name, both owned by McIlwraith McEacharn and of similar dimensions.
The photos of the Koolonga at pictureaustralia could be any of them but I think they...
Forum: Wrecks 15th October 2007, 22:04
Replies: 9
Views: 5,976
Posted By Aristo
melliget, I think this could be it. The...

melliget, I think this could be it. The co-ordinates mach and she does look like a War-class steamer.

Well down!
Forum: Wrecks 15th October 2007, 18:28
Replies: 9
Views: 5,976
Posted By Aristo
Thanks DavidJM but this wreck is located outside...

Thanks DavidJM but this wreck is located outside the great lakes, it is located near the arctic cicle.
Forum: Wrecks 15th October 2007, 12:59
Replies: 9
Views: 5,976
Posted By Aristo
Wreck at Mansel Island, Canada

I came accross at google earth of the following capture of a wrecked ship at the west coast of Mansel island, in Canada's Hudson Bay. It looks like she is abandoned there for a long period. Any ideas...
Forum: Wrecks 10th October 2007, 18:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,408
Posted By Aristo
Another well written report on her loss can be...

Another well written report on her loss can be found at "Disaster at Sea" by Milton H.Watson. It is noted that she went down 50 miles from Jeddah and that her captain said that he "had to chase...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 9th October 2007, 17:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,616
Posted By Aristo
Knight SS Co was owned by Greenshields, Cowie &...

Knight SS Co was owned by Greenshields, Cowie & Co and apparently had no connection with Pardoe-Thomas & Co who owned Ottoman Line.

Just to clarify things, my questions refer to the Pardoe-Thomas...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 9th October 2007, 06:44
Replies: 6
Views: 1,616
Posted By Aristo
treeve, thanks for the links. The story of...

treeve, thanks for the links.
The story of Knight Steamship was interesting but I don't see any connection with Pardoe-Thomas except that they both used the same naming pattern for their ships....
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 8th October 2007, 20:40
Replies: 6
Views: 1,616
Posted By Aristo
Pardoe-Thomas & Co

I came accross some information on the Pardoe-Thomas fleet only to realise that the web is rather poor on info on this company.
I understand that in 1934 the fleet came in the hands of the Lyle...
Forum: Ship Research 27th July 2007, 16:10
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By Aristo
Thanks rudd, I guess you are right. I don´t...

Thanks rudd, I guess you are right. I don´t read Swedish but the guy in this site http://www.faktaomfartyg.se/arator_1921.htm mentions that ARATOR was connected with SVEADROTT and renamed SVEAJARL....
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