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  1. Ship Research
    Hello My question is about Anchor Line's SS Roumania, that run aground in Foz do Arelho, Portugal in 1892. Locally my interest about this shipwreck is well know, so recently I was given a very precious present, from an old friend. My friend Jorge, had been telling me that he had an oil lamp...
  2. The Engine Room
    I'm wondering about what the arrangements for Kelly's steamships when they needed engine repairs would have been. I've been researching the last voyage of the SS Camlough in 1932, when the ship suffered engine problems, which were repaired leaving the engine running on reduced power (and filling...
  3. Wrecks
    I've been spending a lot of time on the beach at Monreith in Southwest Scotland, observing wreckage, some of which almost certainly came from three different steamships. The wrecks that I know about date from 1932 - 35. And I've entered into correspondence with others who have observed and...
  4. TSS Melania-(6828569)-(Shell UK Ltd) at NDSM, Amsterdam-19-06-1968

    Crude Petroleum Products Tanker, Turbine Steam Ship Melania (2), was constructed, to yard number 535, by Nederlandse Dok & Scheepsbouw Maatschappij, (NDSM), Amsterdam, Netherlands, and launched by that ship-yard, in two separate sections. The keel for the aft-stern section was laid, on Thursday...
  5. TSS Melania-(6828569)-(Shell UK Ltd) at NDSM, Amsterdam-19-06-1968

    Crude Petroleum Products Tanker, Turbine Steam Ship Melania (2), was constructed, to yard number 535, by Nederlandse Dok & Scheepsbouw Maatschappij, (NDSM), Amsterdam, Netherlands, and launched by that ship-yard, in two separate sections. The keel for the aft-stern section was laid, on Thursday...
  6. T.S.S. Benrinnes-(5041502)-(Ben Line Steamers Ltd)

    Turbine Steam Ship Benrinnes, laid down, Monday, 01/02/1943, and launched, as the U.S.S. Auxiliary Escort Aircraft Carrier, Perdido, (CVE-47), (previously AVG-47, later ACV-47), Wednesday, 16/06/1943, by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation, Tacoma, Washington, and assigned to Great Britain...
  7. T.S.S. Benrinnes-(5041502)-(Ben Line Steamers Ltd)

    Turbine Steam Ship Benrinnes, laid down, Monday, 01/02/1943, and launched, as the U.S.S. Auxiliary Escort Aircraft Carrier, Perdido, (CVE-47), (previously AVG-47, later ACV-47), Wednesday, 16/06/1943, by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation, Tacoma, Washington, and assigned to Great Britain...
  8. ss Strathallan

    Watercolour and gouache painting signed Ellis Silas, (1885-1972), untitled but thought to be ss Strathallan leaving port probably in 1939 prior to requisition.
  9. DS Hansteen of 1866

    The lovely little steamer Hansteen departing Trondheim harbour. She's been involved in a lot of duties through her long life but has now been restored to her original look.
  10. SS Explorer - Leith

    Volunteer restoration crew take a breather October 2012
  11. VIRGINIA

    The last of the 'mosquito fleet' steamers of Puget Sound still in use today (2010): VIRGINIA V taking on passengers at Longbranch, Washington State, USA in 1998. Launched at Lisa Buela, WA in 1922, length 125 feet, triple expansion steam engine built in 1898 and transplanted from the VIRGINIA...
  12. Mazury

    Off Portugal on 1411-2009,
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