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The webmaster has a few 'Lloyd's Registers' available to him ex Google books thru 1889/90 - see left. long, schooner rigged, signal letters WMJF, launched, on Jul. Tully, daughter of John Tully, the managing owner of 'J. Agnes Rock lighthouse became visible in different directions. The Court determined that Captain Wishart was alone responsible for the stranding. Per 1 (text & image, 60% down), 2 (data), 3 (brief ref.), 4 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). long perpendicular to perpendicular, signal letters HTFV.
wreck data, John Wishart, Captain of Toledo, 1884/1898), 3 ('pdf', Board of Trade Toledo 1898 wreck Inquiry), 4 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). At about 8 p.m., the fog cleared, & both Bishop Rock Light & St.
Naworth Castle 'was so seriously injured she sank like a stone'. long overall, launched by Mrs Lindsay related presumably to 'Lindsay, Gracie & Co.' of Newcastle, who ordered the ship. Mc Mullen in command, en route from Nome, Alaska, to Tacoma, Washington, with a cargo of copper concentrate ex copper mines at La Touche Island (W. He was severely reprimanded by the Court but was permitted to retain his master's certificate.
A pilot saw the boats' blue lights, came to their rescue, & towed them to St. In particular he had underestimated the strength of the tide which was setting the ship to the north-east, had not slowed the ship in fog, had not maintained a forward lookout nor used the lead.
01, 1882 edition of 'The Marine Engineer') 2 (data incl. The vessel continued at full speed in conditions which were in & out of dense fog, apparently without a bow look-out. The crew, some in their night clothes, took to ship's boats but were unaware of their location. It would seem that Alfred Wallis (1855/1942), (A), a 'primitive' artist, painted the ship, but I have not been able to WWW find an image.
29, 1898, the vessel left Galveston, Texas, with a grain & general 3,424 ton cargo & a crew of 28 all told, bound for Rotterdam, with John Wishart, the vessel's captain since 1884, in command. It would appear that the vessel's position may well have been incorrectly determined. 20, 1898, proceeding at full speed in dense fog, the vessel struck. The vessel's hull was ripped open, & soon its stern was in the air & its bow under water - the vessel sank, in 25 fathoms of water, within 10 & maybe within 7 minutes. The forward part of the ship and her machinery were later salvaged.
Also in 1880, Naworth Castle towed Bristol, a cargo ship, to Fire Island, a barrier island S. Naworth Castle, en route from New Orleans to Revel with a cargo of cotton, towed her to safety under adverse weather conditions. 74.1 metres long, perpendicular to perpendicular, 243 ft., launched by Miss Barry. 19, 1921, the vessel 'sprang a leak' & sank 15 miles S. She was later righted, dragged off, & repaired at Philadelphia.
13, 1901, (or 16th) the vessel broke its moorings at Mazzarelle (or Mazzarelli), Sicily, & was stranded. Nico Vleggeert answered my earlier question (thanks Nico! Built for the Mediterranean & Baltic trades for 'John H. Rowlands & Christopher, of Whitby, were the managers, at least in 1888.
Thompson and Sons Ltd.' but see other links re such artwork. of Glasgow, Scotland, became the vessel's owner for service to Australia. 10, 1868, the vessel left Calcutta, India, with a cargo of rice for Port Louis, Mauritius. 11, 1868, while still at Port Louis unloading her cargo, a violent hurricane hit the area, as a result of which the vessel 'parted from her anchors', was driven ashore & became 'utterly wrecked'.
Built by Robert Thompson (1797-1860) for & named after, I presume, Edmund Graham, ship owner, of Newcastle, who certainly owned the vessel in 1858 per Christie's Shipping Register. 5, 1865, when at Bombay, India, the vessel, loaded with cotton & ready for sea, was damaged by Innisfallen (built in 1864 at West Hartlepool by Pile Spence & Co.) which broke her moorings in high winds & hit Edmund Graham amidships, causing considerable damage.
'It was not uncommon for the ship to reach Tasmania in 80 days, and taking only ten days longer to complete the return voyage.' On Jul. Edward Noye, captain of Britannia, a fishing boat that rescued Larsen, is at right), made it to land, & was rescued over 3 months later on Feb.
) purchased by 'Holme Line', of Maryport, UK, (Cumbria coast & Solway Firth - Wilfred & Alfred Hine), and was, indeed, the first steamship in the Holme Line fleet. 10, 1890, the vessel foundered 8 miles off Cape Roca, Portugal, while en route from Arzew, Algeria, to Rouen, France, with a cargo of salt. Nicholson & Sons', of London, it would seem, but they may, instead, be the managers. The vessel travelled to ports in Australia & New Zealand for her entire life, engaged in the wool & wheat trade. To San Francisco in 1877 & probably carried troops to the Boer War. Rich in command, the vessel departed London for Hobart, Tasmania, but failed to arrive at her destination. 5, 1904, she ran aground in severe weather on a reef off Elliott Cove, SW coast of Tasmania, N. She also (re Tasmania, 80% down page) carried '₤40,000 in silver plate and jewellery.' Only one crew member, a Danish (have also read Norwegian) deckhand (Oscar Larsen - he is at left. Seabird, a steamer, had passed the area earlier trying to find the wreck, but saw nothing. It would seem that one other seaman, named Muller, nearly made it to shore.
Corrections in any of the material which follows, however tiny, would be most welcome. He went into business in 1837, at Washington Stays, with his three sons Robert Thompson #2 (1819/1910), Joseph Lowes Thompson #1 (1824/1893) & John Thompson (1825/1891) under the name of 'Robert Thompson'. Thompson' build list from its earliest days in 1838 & onwards. Names of just a few of the vessels constructed by Thompson's of North Sands, Sunderland - added as I happen to spot references to them. While the data at left indicates that John Hall was the vessel's sole Master thru 1853/54, I understand that Geo. (son of Anthony Cockerill, ship owner & shoemaker) were also Masters. Per 1 (wreck), 2 ('pdf' p.51 - same vessel I trust), 3 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access).