WAR SKY – 1918 – IMO 0000000

 

THURSTON,ex WAR SKY,arriving at Preston,undated.

 

Comp. 10/1918,3116grt,by J.Blumer,North Dock (248) for British Govt.,GBR

1919 VERA KATHLEEN,Hessler & Co,GBR

1927 THURSTON,J.E.Murrell & Sons, GBR

sm/t 50.23N/5.49W 4/3/1940 (34*).

Rick Cox Collection,Copyright:John Clarkson

Cheers,Rick

CONDE DE ARGELEJO – 1949 – IMO 5382001

Seen here as VIRGINIA DE CHURRUCA

1949, 6518gt

Union Naval de Levante, Valencia (43) as CONDE DE ARGELEJO for Empresa Nacional Elcano, Valencia

1952 VIRGINIA DE CHURRUCA, Cia. Trasatlantica Española, Valencia

1973 ISLA DE FORMENTERA, Cia. Trasmediterranea

Broken up at Barcelona, arrived 9/1/1979

ST. ELVIES – 1896 – IMO 0000000

1896, 567grt

Fairfield, Govan (391) for the Liverpool & North Wales Steamship Company, Liverpool

3/1915 – 5/1919 served as a minesweeper

Broken up at Birkenhead 4/1930

PROFESSOR BUYS – 1891 – IMO 0000000

…  in wartime colours in this rather battered card!

1891, 767grt

Wm. Dobson, Low Walker, Tyne (49) for N.V. Zeeuwsche S.M., Vlissingen

1894 Hollandsche Scheepv. Mij., Amsterdam

1917 N.V. Stoom. ‘Friesland’, Amsterdam

1918 The Shipping Controller, U.K. (E. P. Atkinson & Sons)

1919 returned to owners

1924 W. H. Müller & Co., Rotterdam

Broken up at Ghent in 1933

VLUG – 1897 – IMO 0000000

1897, 1150grt

Wm. Gray, West Hartlepool (529) for NV Stoom. Reed. Baltic (Nielsen & van Holk), Amsterdam

1910 NV Houtvaart (Vinke & Co.), Rotterdam

1912 renamed RIJN

1915 MARGRETE, S. Harboe, Copenhagen

1922 MERCIA, J. A. Thore, Arild

Taken as war prize on 2/10/1939 on passage Sundsvall for Tyne

1939 GRANIT, Deutsches Reich (Helmsing & Grimm)

1943 TRAUTE FAULBAUM, M. Faulbaum, Stettin / Flensburg

1951 ARKONA, J. Grabow (Helmsing & Grimm), Flensburg

Broken up at Hamburg, arrived 6/1/1957

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