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'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. 29, 1884, an Inquiry was held, (#2099 see left), into damage that the vessel sustained in a hurricane, when en route from 'Dantzig' (Gdańsk, Poland), to Boston, U. The date of the damage was not indicated but probably was in very early 1884. A life, or lives, were lost - the Master was held to be free from blame. I am sure that the Inquiry would have recorded the 1888 ownership correctly, a puzzle because link 2 indicates that from 1886/1891 the vessel was owned by Rowland & Marwood's Steamship Co. & that the vessel was then sold to Osborn & Wallis. Brischitti' (who may be the agents only), likely of Naples, Italy, & renamed Perseveranza. The attack was considered to be a great success even though a gap of 200 ft. Raphael), 5 (data Bolton, Raphael), 6 (related data), 7 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). In 1906, the vessel was sold to 'Compaa Chilena de Navigation a Vapores' ('Chilena'), of Valparaiso, Chile, & renamed Presidente Bulnes.

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.

For ease of understanding, I will number the various Thompsons! The webmaster has a number of 'Lloyd's Registers' available to him ex Google books (see left). long, a man's bust as a figurehead, intended it would seem for service to the Baltic.

There were soon to be major changes in the ownership of the enterprise. Robert Thompson #3 retired from the business (when? I have not read what happened to Charles Elliott Thompson. 20, 1850, & that William Holburn, of South Shields, became its sole owner on Dec. I cannot tell you today what later happened to the ship, but note that it was not recorded, as Cromwell at least, in the 1854/55 or 1855/56 editions of Lloyd's Register.

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.

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