Hello to all,
I am currently writing a book about my family's migration history, and one of the ships they used was the "San Gottardo".
It was originally called "Giulio Cesare" (1891, Italy), and then "Maranhão" (1897, Ligure Roman company). Sometimes it was mistakenly called "Memfi".
As part of my research into the wreck of the SS Camlough, I've ended up looking at the various small steamers which took part in the Camlough salvage operations from the beach at Monreith.
One of these was the SS Ethel.
Her details (thanks to Bill H) on this forum are:
I am founding a small private maritime museum about the freighters of the 50s to the 80s.( the age before containers )
Part of it is a complete coasterbridge which I buildt with full
equipment.My problem now is ,that I want to create the impression
to look through the...
Built by J & K Smit N.V, Kinderdijk,(864) Holland.
423 brt x 0 nt.
44.63 ( 41.89) x 9.47 x 4.09 ( 3.08).
3 Diesel engines-Klöckner Humboldt Deutz ( 220 x 280) connected to 3 generators and connected to 2 electro engines, 1 propeller shaft.
1958-Schelde, owner: L.Smit & Co's Internationale