I'm looking for any information about cargo ship SS Rosslyn and in particular any photos or information about the people who may have worked onboard.
I know she was built by Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd in 1902 and went to James Tucker Steamship Co Ltd (J Cory & Sons Ltd), Cardiff...
Shot from the summit of Brent Knoll, which will be familiar to those who drive the M5. Centre is the Brean Down peninsula with Cardiff City directly above it. On horizon to the right are the Brecon Beacons, over 40 miles away. Burnham Radio (Portishead) would have been off to the left of this...
Celtic King moving off berth at her home port of Cardiff on 2nd August 2010
Owner: Charles M Willie and Co (Shipping) Ltd
Tonnage: Gr/Dwt 4,015/ 6,250
L / B/ D: 99.4m/ 17.2m/ 6.4m
Ex: Emily Borchard-07, Celtic King-03
Photographed at Cardiff in May 2000. I believe it may be one of the River Class minesweepers built in the mid 80's
I've inset pictures of the crests/badges on the funnel and bridge front plus the name plate.
Looks like it was visiting Cardiff, incognito!
Soul Sound departing Cardiff , 10th March 2010 on her regular run to Warrenpoint.
Owner: SIA Spectrum Shipping (Latvia)
L/B/D 78m/ 13.8m/ 5.0m
Tonnage Gr/Dwt 2046/ 1876
Another YVONNE ( a popular name for coasters)
Photographed arriving at Cardiff on 25th July 2010
Owner: Reederei Andre Wieczorek GmbH & Co KG
L/B/D 90m/ 12.5m/ 5.3m
Tonnage Gr/Dwt 2,528/ 3,500
RNLB The Good Hope (now Myra Jane) at Cardiff Marina (river Ely) on 19th July 2010.
Built in 1939 Watson Cabin Motor 46 foot O/No 821
In service: Montrose No1 Oct 1939 - 1972
In reserve: 1972 - 1980
Builder: J Cowan & Sons Sunderland
Gross Tonnage: 263
Length: 32.8m Beam: 8m Depth: 3.75m
Coal Fired triple expansion steam engine by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Launched 13/8/41 as EMPIRE ASH for Ministry of War Transport
1946 sold to Clyde Shipping Co – renamed...