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The 'Falls of Halladale' wrecked at Peterborough, Victoria

The 'Falls of Halladale' wrecked at Peterborough, Victoria

The four masted iron barque 'Falls of Halladale', 2085 tons, wrecked at Peterborough, Victoria. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/18/17 [iron 4 mast ship, later 4 mast barque, 2085 gross tons. ON93300. 275.2 x 41.6 x 23.9. Built 1886 (7) Russell and Co. Greenock. Owners: Ship Falls of Halladale Ltd. Wright and Breakenridge, registered Glasgow, later Wright, Graham and Co. and finally T Law and Co. Wrecked near Warrnambool, Victoria, Nov. 14, 1908].

The 'Fascadale' moored in an unidentified port

The 'Fascadale' moored in an unidentified port

The four masted iron barque 'Fascadale', 2083 tons, moored in an unidentified port. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/18/52 [steel 4 mast barque, 2083 tons. Built 1890 A Stephens and Sons, Glasgow. Owners J&A Roxburgh, registered Glasgow. Wrecked on coast of Natal February 7, 1895 at the Imbezane River, about 20 miles south of Port Shepstone, while on a voyage from Sourabaya to Lisbon with sugar].

The 'Fascadale' at anchor

The 'Fascadale' at anchor

The four masted steel barque 'Fascadale', 2083 tons, at anchor. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/18/46 [steel 4 mast barque, 2083 tons. Built 1890 A Stephens and Sons, Glasgow. Owners J&A Roxburgh, registered Glasgow. Wrecked on coast of Natal February 7, 1895 at the Imbezane River, about 20 miles south of Port Shepstone, while on a voyage from Sourabaya to Lisbon with sugar].

The 'County of Edinburgh' at San Francisco

The 'County of Edinburgh' at San Francisco

The four masted iron ship 'County of Edinburgh', 2160 tons, at San Francisco. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/18/72.

The 'County of Edinburgh' in an unidentified port

The 'County of Edinburgh' in an unidentified port

The four masted iron ship 'County of Edinburgh', 2160 tons. According to a researcher, the picture is taken on the Scheldt river in Antwerp, Belgium, very probably by Hugo Piéron from his studio on the 4th floor in the Kriekenstraat. In the foreground you see two low buildings that are part of the majestic pilot house that lies behind the photographer and is therefore not represented. In between the lower buildings you see the sloping bridge that leads down to the small floating embarquement of the Marguerie dock used by small fishing craft. Up-stream towards the sea and the main harbour installations including sea locks, the docks and dry docks, and the normal anchorage for the ship in the Kattendijkdok or thereabout are to the right. Across the river are the Dry Dock and Engineering Works of the left bank. A very similar picture is known of the Toxteth, see "The Wavertree, an ocean wanderer", George Spiers and Alan Villiers, South Street Seaport, 1969, page 50. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/18/60. [iron 4 mast ship, 2160 tons. ON90060, 285.6 x 42.5 x 24.3. Built 1885 (6) Barclay, Curle and Co. Glasgow. Owners R&J Craig. Registered Glasgow. Sold March 1903 to German owners and renamed Frieda].

The 'Thistlebank' anchored in an unidentified port

The 'Thistlebank' anchored in an unidentified port

The four masted steel barque 'Thistlebank', 2430 tons, anchored in an unidentified port. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/18/101 [steel 4 mast barque, 2430 tons, ON98604, 283.7 x 42.9 x 24.2. Built 1891 (1) Russell and Co., Port Glasgow].

The 'Gifford' breaking-up

The 'Gifford' breaking-up

The four masted steel barque 'Gifford', 2245 tons, breaking up. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/18/100.

The 'Gifford' off the White Cliffs of Dover

The 'Gifford' off the White Cliffs of Dover

The four masted steel barque 'Gifford', 2245 tons, off the White Cliffs of Dover. Also refer to the prints PRG 1373/18/93-95 [steel 4 mast barque, 2245 tons, ON99822, 281.6 x 42.3 x 24.6. Built 1892 (6) Scott and Co. Greenock. Owners: Gifford Ship Co. Ltd. (Briggs, Harvie and Co.) later A. Weir and Co. Registered Glasgow. Wrecked Mussel Rock, near San Francisco in 1903].

The 'Thistlebank' at Sydney, Mort's Dock

The 'Thistlebank' at Sydney, Mort's Dock

The four masted steel barque 'Thistlebank', 2430 tons, at Mprt's Dock, Sydney. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/18/74 [steel 4 mast barque, 2430 tons, ON98604, 283.7 x 42.9 x 24.2. Built 1891 (1) Russell and Co., Port Glasgow].

The 'Thyatira' docked in an unidentified port

The 'Thyatira' docked in an unidentified port

The composite ship 'Thyatira', 962 tons, docked in an unidentified port. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/19/18 [composite ship, 962 tons, ON56608, 201.0 x 33.9 x 21.7. Built 1867 (8) W Hood and Co. Aberdeen. Owners: Aberdeen White Star Line (George Thompson and Co.) registered Aberdeen. Sold 1894 JW Woodside and Co., Belfast. Wrecked July 1896 at Pontal da Barra].

The 'Thyatira' in an unidentified port

The 'Thyatira' in an unidentified port

The composite ship 'Thyatira', 962 tons, in an unidentified port. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/19/5 [composite ship, 962 tons, ON56608, 201.0 x 33.9 x 21.7. Built 1867 (8) W Hood and Co. Aberdeen. Owners: Aberdeen White Star Line (George Thompson and Co.) registered Aberdeen. Sold 1894 JW Woodside and Co., Belfast. Wrecked July 1896 at Pontal da Barra].

The 'Aviemore' at Sydney

The 'Aviemore' at Sydney

The wooden ship 'Aviemore', 1147 tons, at Sydney. This print is the same as the print PRG 1373/3/48. [Wooden ship, 1147 tons. ON60709, 214.9 x 36.8 x 22.2. Built 1870 (8) W. Hood and Co. Aberdeen. Owners George Thomson, Registered Aberdeen. Sold to Norwegian owners c. 1910. Last wooden ship built for the Aberdeen White Star Line].

The 'Primera' at New Dock, Port Adelaide

The 'Primera' at New Dock, Port Adelaide

The iron barque 'Primera', 597 tons, at New Dock, Port Adelaide.

The 'Edinburgh Castle' wrecked at Warrnambool

The 'Edinburgh Castle' wrecked at Warrnambool

The iron barque 'Edinburgh Castle', 627 tons, wrecked at Warrnambool. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/21/54 [iron 3 mast barque 627 gross tons. ON45971. 185.5 x 29.3 x 18.7. Built 1863 (5) JG Lawrie, Glasgow. Owners T Skinner and Co. registered Glasgow. Wrecked at Warrnambool Victoria January 15, 1888 when she struck while entering in charge of a pilot. Efforts to save the vessel proved useless. She was inward with a cargo of cement for the new breakwater].

The 'Don' at Port Adelaide

The 'Don' at Port Adelaide

The iron barque 'Don', 1145 tons, at Port Adelaide. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/22/137 [iron 3 mast barque, 1168 gross tons, later 1165 gross tons. ON89847. 215.2 x 35.1 x 21.2. Built 1885 (12) Russell and Co. Port Glasgow. Owners: F. Macfarland, registered Port Glasgow, later Davies, Creedy and Co. Registered London].

The 'Meinwen' at Port Adelaide

The 'Meinwen' at Port Adelaide

The steel barque 'Meinwen', 1538 tons, at Port Adelaide. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/22/136 [steel 3 mast barque, 1538 gross tons. ON99413, 240.0 x 38.1 x 22.2. Built 1892 (6) R&J Evans and Co. Liverpool. Meinwen Ship Co. JG Evans, registered Liverpool. Became the Norwegian 'Alfhild' c. 1910].

The 'Scythia' docked in an unidentified port

The 'Scythia' docked in an unidentified port

The iron barque 'Scythia', 937 tons, docked in an unidentified port. Note that image PRG 1373/1/27 labelled 'Scythia' ca. 1876, 886 tons, is the same vessel. [As noted by researcher Cheryl Hill] [iron ship, 937 tons, ON58945, 196.9 x 32.7 x 20.5. Built 1868 (11) Bowdler, Chaffer and Co., Seacombe. Owners: William Nicol, registered Liverpool] The ship was built in 1868 and retained many of the features of wooden ships. Channels and chainplates may be seen and wooden stanchions and rails surround the poop deck and fo'c'sle head.

The 'Fiji' wrecked at Warrnambool with crew on the bowsprit

The 'Fiji' wrecked at Warrnambool with crew on the bowsprit

The iron barque 'Fiji', 1436 tons, wrecked at Warrnambool with her crew on the bowsprit [iron 3 mast barque, 1436 gross tons. ON74478. 229.4 x 36.3 x 23.1. Built 1875 (9) Harland and Wolff, Belfast. Owners: WJ Myers, Sons and Co. registered Belfast. Wrecked September 6/7 1891 near Warrambool Victoria (Wrecks Beach) with the loss of eleven lives of the crew of 26, and a man who tried to rescue them. Was inward to Melbourne from Hamburg with a general cargo]. According to a researcher, this photograph and PRG 1373/21/49 were taken by Joseph Jordan, a photographer from Warrnambool. He took the photos from Wreck Creek, just above Wreck Beach. The "Fiji" was wrecked at Wreck Beach, near Moonlight Head. Warrnambool is about 80km west of the wreck site. The nearest small settlement is Princetown about 10km west of the wreck site. Arthur Wilkinson was the selector who died in the rescue attempt.

The 'Glenmark' in an unidentified harbour

The 'Glenmark' in an unidentified harbour

The steel barque 'Glenmark', 1357 tons, in an unidentified harbour. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/22/135 [steel barque, 1307 tons, ON96402, 231.2 x 36.1 x 21.7. Built 1889 (5) Russell and Co., Port Glasgow. Owners: Dundee Shipowners Co. Ltd (WO Taylor and Co. managers) registered Dundee] [NB: Tonnage in caption is wrong, should be 1307 gross and 1257 net tons].

The 'Glenmark' in an unidentified port

The 'Glenmark' in an unidentified port

The steel barque 'Glenmark', 1357 tons, in an unidentified port. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/22/88 [steel barque, 1307 tons, ON96402, 231.2 x 36.1 x 21.7. Built 1889 (5) Russell and Co., Port Glasgow. Owners: Dundee Shipowners Co. Ltd (WO Taylor and Co. managers) registered Dundee] [NB: Tonnage in caption is wrong, should be 1307 gross and 1257 net tons]. According to a researcher, this is the Quathlamba in Aberdeen, soon after launch not the Glenmark.

The 'Meinwen' at Port Adelaide

The 'Meinwen' at Port Adelaide

The steel barque 'Meinwen', 1538 tons, at Port Adelaide. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/22/78 [steel 3 mast barque, 1538 gross tons. ON99413, 240.0 x 38.1 x 22.2. Built 1892 (6) R&J Evans and Co. Liverpool. Meinwen Ship Co. JG Evans, registered Liverpool. Became the Norwegian 'Alfhild' c. 1910].

The 'Chala' and 'Don' at Osborne

The 'Chala' and 'Don' at Osborne

The iron barques 'Chala' (left), 1057 tons, and 'Don' (right), 1145 tons, at Osborne in the Port River, Port Adelaide with the old power house behind. [Information provided by Gordy Ross] Also refer to the print PRG 1373/22/53.

The 'Otterspool' in an unidentified port

The 'Otterspool' in an unidentified port

The iron ship 'Otterspool', 1850 tons, possibly docked at Liverpool's Albert Dock [iron ship, 1850 tons, ON91173, 266.5 x 39.4 x 23.5. Built 1884 (11) Palmers' Co. Ltd. Newcastle upon Tyne. Owners: Sailing Ship Otterspool Ltd. (RW Leyland and Co.) registered Liverpool. Burnt in 1900]. J. H. Reid was captain of the ship [information provided by a researcher]. [See also PRG 1373/5/41}

The 'Manx King' in an unidentified port

The 'Manx King' in an unidentified port

The iron ship 'Manx King', 1751 tons, in an unidentified port [iron ship, 1751 tons, ON86135. 251.0 x 39.0 x 24.1. Built 1884 (10) Richardson, Duck and Co., Stockton. Owners: GS Karran, registered Castletown, Isle of Man to Norway without change of name c.1912]. The 'Manx King' was stopped and scuttled by the U-156 on 8 July 1918, when it was traveling between New York and Rio de Janeiro. The captain Rasmus Emil Halvorsen and crew were rescued from the lifeboats after 27 hours by DS 'Anchites' [See also PRG 1373/16/3].

The 'Brynhilda' in Philadephia, United States

The 'Brynhilda' in Philadephia, United States

The iron ship 'Brynhilda', 1502 tons, in Philadelphia, United States. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/24/80. [iron ship, 1502 tons, ON90043, 240.5 x 38.0 x 221.7. Built 1885 (4) Brynhilda Ship Co. (JW Carmichael) reg. Glasgow: c.1906 Harvard Shipping Co. (River Plate Co. Ltd) reg. Glasgow during WW1 she passed to American owners without change of name. It is said that her chief claim to fame was an exceptionally fast run from the River Plate to the Semaphore, Port Adelaide in 1905].

The 'Brynhilda' preparing to tow

The 'Brynhilda' preparing to tow

The iron ship 'Brynhilda', 1502 tons, preparing to tow with her sails raised. Also refer to the print PRG 1373/24/66. [iron ship, 1502 tons, ON90043, 240.5 x 38.0 x 221.7. Built 1885 (4) Brynhilda Ship Co. (JW Carmichael) reg. Glasgow: c.1906 Harvard Shipping Co. (River Plate Co. Ltd) reg. Glasgow during WW1 she passed to American owners without change of name. It is said that her chief claim to fame was an exceptionally fast run from the River Plate to the Semaphore, Port Adelaide in 1905].

Arthur D. Edwardes : SUMMARY RECORD

Records comprising 91 volumes of photographs of ships, organised under type of ship, or ownership, and with basic caption information. The volumes were compiled by shipping enthusiast Arthur Edwardes, using original prints if available, but most commonly copy prints. See below for details of ships in the various volumes.

'Waterwitch' wooden barque

'Waterwitch' wooden barque

'Waterwitch' wooden barque 236 tons hulked [wooden hull, 3 mast barque, ON32270, 253 tons, later 236 tons. 95.6 x 22.6 x 17.4. 1860 -remeasured = 99.5 x 22.6 x 17.4. Built 1820 at the Royal Naval Dockyard, Pembroke (Milford Haven) and launched as a 10 gun brig-sloop, named HMS 'Falcon', renamed in 1838 when sold out of the service, and 'raised upon', i.e. her sides raised. Owners: formerly in London = Dec. 1853 - William Burgess and Alex. Learmouth (32) and George Sidney, registered Sydney; July 1855 - Charles Smith and SK Salting; March 1860 John McArthur, registered Hobart Town; July 1875 Alex McGregor and James Bayley; Aug. 1884 Alex McGregor. Register closed in 1917 with 'Broken up as in 1899'. See also 'Wrecks in Tasmanian Waters' by H O'May] [NB: Photograph is correctly pasted in, PRG 1373/40/7 is back to front]

Port Lyttelton

Port Lyttelton

Port Lyttelton March 1882. For details of ships see print PRG 1373/42/42

The Ashmore

The Ashmore

The Ashmore at Port Adelaide.