Archive for the ‘ Steamers Below 4000 TDW – C ’ Category

CORNISH MERCHANT – 1923 – IMO 0000000

FOWEY ROSE,ex CORNISH MERCHANT, at Fowey between 1928 and 1941.
 
Completed 1923,470grt,by Abdela & Mitchell, Queensferry (463) as CORNISH MERCHANT for Cornish Traders, Falmouth.GBR
1928 FOWEY ROSE, Richard Hughes, Liverpool

Sunk by air attack on 5/7/1941 when north west of St.David’s Head,-Pemmaenmawr for Swansea with stone, eight of her eleven crew were lost.

(additional details ‘Mersey Rovers’ R.S.Fenton/WSS)
 
Rick Cox collection;Copyright,unknown.

Cheers,Rick.

COPTHORNE – 1923 – IMO 0000000

MINNA,ex COPTHORNE,arriving Preston,undated.
Completed 4/1923,1365grt,by J.Lewis, Aberdeen (94) as COPTHORNE for Edward T.Lindley, London.GBR.

1930 MINNA, O.Tiedmann, Kasmu, Estonia.

Seized by Russia in the Baltic 6/1940, became Soviet naval transport No.548.RUS.

1950 TARTU,RUS.

1960 BU (as MINNA).

Rick Cox collection;Copyright:John Clarkson.

Cheers,Rick.

CONSTANCE – 1907 – IMO 0000000

Sporting a very distinctive ‘crossed battleaxes’ funnel design,River Avon,Bristol,undated.
 
Completed 2/4//1907,209grt,by W.J.Yarwood, Northwich (75) for the Manchester, Liverpool & North Wales S.S. Co.GBR.
 
Sold 11/1919 to Wm. Clint, Belfast.
 
Sailed from Garston for Belfast with coal on 18/12/1919 and lost,believed to have sunk off the Mersey Bar.
 
Additional details ‘Mersey Rovers’ R.S.Fenton/WSS.
 
 
Rick Cox collection;Copyright unknown.
Cheers,Rick.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

CITRINE 1894 IMO 0000000

 

Completed 1894 by Scott & Sons, Bowling (104) as CITRINE for Wm. Robertson, Glasgow (Gem Line),602grt.

1899 PRINCESS THYRA, M. Langlands & Son, Glasgow

1905 BRONZITE, Wm. Robertson again

1946 ARCHGROVE, Gordon A. Sheves, Fraserburgh. (as seen in the photograph)

Arrived at Antwerp for breaking 12/1957.

 

Rick Cox collection,Copyright,unknown.

Cheers,Rick

CALCHFAEN – 1893 – IMO 0000000

ANNATOOP1893

Rick Cox collection.

Year: 1893 – Name: CALCHFAEN - Type: Cargo ship – Launch Date: 19.8.93 – Flag: GBR – Date of completion: 7.10.93 - GRT: 421 - Yard No: 41 - LPP: 48.8 – Country of build: GBR – Beam: 7.5 – Builder: Ailsa SB Co of Troon – Number of screws/Mchy/ Speed(kn): 1C-10.

Subsequent History: 16 GLENSHESK – 34 RIVER AVOCA – 37 ANNA – 40 ANNA II – 50 ANNA TOOP

1916 GLENSHESK, Antrim Iron Ore Company, Belfast – (see ‘Marine News March 2005 page 153).

1927 to Raglan S.S. Co. (J. F. Tyrrell), Cardiff.

1934 RIVER AVOCA, John Tyrrell, Cardiff.

1937 ANNA, A. Toop, Tallinn.

1940 ANNA II, Min. of War Transport (J.Tyrrell)

1950 ANNA TOOP, A. W. Toop Cardiff (as seen in this photograph-River Mersey)

Disposal Data: wrecked South Arklow Bank 21.1.58 & sank 22.1.58 [voyage from Port Talbot to Londonderry]