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The 'Sierra Cadena' at anchor

The 'Sierra Cadena' at anchor

The iron ship 'Sierra Cadena', 1913 tons, at anchor [iron ship, 1913 tons, ON87955, 268.1 x 42.1 x 24.0. Built 1884 (3) T Royden and Sons, as 'Calistoga' for Nevins, Welsh and Co., registered Liverpool, sold and renamed 'Sierra Cadena' by Thompson, Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool c.1909 sold to Norway and renamed 'Prince George' c.1920 became the Danish 'Svedana' and broken up 1925].

The 'Sierra Blanca' at anchor

The 'Sierra Blanca' at anchor

The iron barque 'Sierra Blanca', 1591 tons, at anchor [iron ship 1591 tons, ON74482, 249.4 x 38.0 x 23.3. Built 1875 (12) Scott and Co., Greenock, as 'Auriga' for Star Navigation Co., registered Liverpool and renamed 'Sierra Blanca' by Thompson Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co. Ltd.) registered Liverpool].

The 'Sierra Blanca' in an unidentified port

The 'Sierra Blanca' in an unidentified port

The iron barque 'Sierra Blanca', 1591 tons, in an unidentified port [iron ship 1591 tons, ON74482, 249.4 x 38.0 x 23.3. Built 1875 (12) Scott and Co., Greenock, as 'Auriga' for Star Navigation Co., registered Liverpool and renamed 'Sierra Blanca' by Thompson Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co. Ltd.) registered Liverpool].

The 'Sierra Colonna' in an unidentified port

The 'Sierra Colonna' in an unidentified port

The iron ship 'Sierra Colonna', 1499 tons, in an unidentified port [Thomas Dodgson Wildridge was the master of the ship in 1879 and his daughter named Sierra Colonna Wildridge was born on board. (information supplied by a researcher) [iron ship, 1499 tons, ON78785, 238.6 x 38.0 x 22.8. Built 1878 (4) Richardson, Duck and Co., Stockton. Owners: Thompson, Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool. c.1902/3 sold Norway and became 'Colonna' and hulked at Port Adelaide 1914 for Adelaide Steamship Company. Towed to Albury 1917 to to used for coal hulk. Oct. 1952 towed to sea by tug 'Uco' to a position off Bald Head and sunk by RAAF for target practice].

The 'Sierra Cadena' at anchor

The 'Sierra Cadena' at anchor

The iron ship 'Sierra Cadena', 1913 tons, at anchor [iron ship, 1913 tons, ON87955, 268.1 x 42.1 x 24.0. Built 1884 (3) T Royden and Sons, as 'Calistoga' for Nevins, Welsh and Co., registered Liverpool, sold and renamed 'Sierra Cadena' by Thompson, Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool c.1909 sold to Norway and renamed 'Prince George' c.1920 became the Danish 'Svedana' and broken up 1925].

The 'Sierra Cadena' in an unidentified port

The 'Sierra Cadena' in an unidentified port

The iron ship 'Sierra Cadena', 1913 tons, in an unidentified port [iron ship, 1913 tons, ON87955, 268.1 x 42.1 x 24.0. Built 1884 (3) T Royden and Sons, as 'Calistoga' for Nevins, Welsh and Co., registered Liverpool, sold and renamed 'Sierra Cadena' by Thompson, Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool c.1909 sold to Norway and renamed 'Prince George' c.1920 became the Danish 'Svedana' and broken up 1925].

The 'Sierra Lucena' in an unidentified port

The 'Sierra Lucena' in an unidentified port

The iron ship 'Sierra Lucena', 1747 tons, in an unidentified port [iron ship, 1747 tons, ON87394, 260.4 x 39.0 x 23.5. Built 1883 (9) R Steele and Co., Greenock, as 'Inveruglas' for J McGregor and Son, registered Greenock, sold and renamed 'Sierra Lucena' by Thompson, Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co. Ltd.) registered Liverpool c.1907 became the Norwegian 'Sophie' c.1923 became American 'Tusitala'. Broken up in 1938 at New York].

The 'Sierra Cadena' at anchor

The 'Sierra Cadena' at anchor

The iron ship 'Sierra Cadena', 1913 tons, at anchor [iron ship, 1913 tons, ON87955, 268.1 x 42.1 x 24.0. Built 1884 (3) T Royden and Sons, as 'Calistoga' for Nevins, Welsh and Co., registered Liverpool, sold and renamed 'Sierra Cadena' by Thompson, Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool c.1909 sold to Norway and renamed 'Prince George' c.1920 became the Danish 'Svedana' and broken up 1925].

The 'Sierra Nevada' in an unidentified port

The 'Sierra Nevada' in an unidentified port

The iron ship 'Sierra Nevada', 1523 tons, in an unidentified port [iron ship, 1523 tons, ON78711, 233.0 x 37.6 x 23.5. Built 1877 (9) Oswald, Mordaunt and Co., Southampton. Owners: Thompson, Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co. Ltd.) registered Liverpool. Wrecked May 9, 1900].

The 'Sierra Cordova' in an unidentified port

The 'Sierra Cordova' in an unidentified port

The iron ship 'Sierra Cordova', 1491 tons, in an unidentified port [iron ship, 1491 tons, ON76498, 232.0 x 37.9 x 22.8. Built 1877 (3) T Royden and Sons, Liverpool as 'Lucile' for Thomas B Royden registered Liverpool, sold and renamed 'Sierra Cordova' by Thompson, Anderson and Co., registered Liverpool. Broken up in 1913].

The 'Sierra Colonna' in the canal at Port Adelaide being dismantled

The 'Sierra Colonna' in the canal at Port Adelaide being dismantled

The iron ship 'Sierra Colonna', 1499 tons, in the canal at Port Adelaide being dismantled [iron ship, 1499 tons, ON78785, 238.6 x 38.0 x 22.8. Built 1878 (4) Richardson, Duck and Co., Stockton. Owners: Thompson, Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool. c.1902/3 sold Norway and became 'Colonna' and hulked at Port Adelaide 1914 for Adelaide Steamship Company. Towed to Albury 1917 to to used for coal hulk. Oct. 1952 towed to sea by tug 'Uco' to a position off Bald Head and sunk by RAAF for target practice].

The 'Sierra Estrella' under sail

The 'Sierra Estrella' under sail

The iron ship 'Sierra Estrella', 1500 tons, under sail [iron ship, 1500 tons, ON81346, 238.6 x 38.0 x 22.7. Built 1880 (4) Richardson, Duck and Co., Stockton. Owners: L Thompson, Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool, sold Italy c.1903 and renamed 'Estrella' under this name broken up in 1927].

The 'Sierra Parima' at anchor

The 'Sierra Parima' at anchor

The steel ship 'Sierra Parima', 1584 tons, at anchor [steel ship, 1584 tons, ON86212, 239.8 x 38.2 x 23.1. Built 1882 (7) J Reid and Co., Port Glasgow. Owners: Thompson, Anderson and Co., (Sierra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool. Wrecked on Sudiva Atoll, Lat. 2 degrees south, Long. 71 degrees east, in June 1896. Wrecked in the Maldives, 21 June 1896 while on a voyage from Mauritius to Rangoon, in ballast].

The 'Sierra Pedrosa' at anchor

The 'Sierra Pedrosa' at anchor

The steel ship 'Sierra Pedrosa', 1686 tons, at anchor [steel ship, 1686 tons, ON87911, 249.0 x 38.1 x 23.6. Built 1883 (11) J Reid and Co., Port Glasgow. Owners: Thompson, Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool. Stranded in Table Bay, South Africa in 1889 and apparently recovered and repaired].

The 'Sierra Ventana' as 'Naiad'

The 'Sierra Ventana' as 'Naiad'

The steel ship 'Sierra Ventana', 1907 tons, as 'Naiad' [steel ship, 1907 tons, ON96298, 265.0 x 39.7 x 23.7. Built 1889 (5) WH Potter and Sons, Liverpool. Owners: Thompson, Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool; sold and renamed 'Naiad' about 1903 by J Walmsley and Co., registered Liverpool. Captured by a submarine 15 Dec. 1916, 25 miles SE by E from Bishop Rock, and subsequently sunk. No lives lost].

The 'Sierra Estrella' anchored in an unidentified harbour

The 'Sierra Estrella' anchored in an unidentified harbour

The iron ship 'Sierra Estrella', 1500 tons, anchored in an unidentified harbour [iron ship, 1500 tons, ON81346, 238.6 x 38.0 x 22.7. Built 1880 (4) Richardson, Duck and Co., Stockton. Owners: L Thompson, Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool, sold Italy c.1903 and renamed 'Estrella' under this name broken up in 1927].

The 'Sierra Miranda' docked in an unidentified port

The 'Sierra Miranda' docked in an unidentified port

The steel ship 'Sierra Miranda', 1888 tons, docked in an unidentified port [steel ship, 1888 tons, ON87957, 264.7 x 39.1 x 23.9. Built 1884 (3) J Reid and Co., Port Glasgow. Owners: Thompson, Anderson and Co., (Sierrra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool. c.1907,sold to Norway but not renamed. c.1921/2 sold and renamed 'Maria Borges', owned by Brown, Willis and registered at Panama. Sunk at anchor in Hampton Roads, USA in 1922].

The 'Sierra Miranda' at anchor

The 'Sierra Miranda' at anchor

The steel ship 'Sierra Miranda', 1888 tons, at anchor [steel ship, 1888 tons, ON87957, 264.7 x 39.1 x 23.9. Built 1884 (3) J Reid and Co., Port Glasgow. Owners: Thompson, Anderson and Co., (Sierrra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool. c.1907,sold to Norway but not renamed. c.1921/2 sold and renamed 'Maria Borges', owned by Brown, Willis and registered at Panama. Sunk at anchor in Hampton Roads, USA in 1922].

The 'Sierra Miranda' anchored in an unidentified harbour

The 'Sierra Miranda' anchored in an unidentified harbour

The steel ship 'Sierra Miranda', 1888 tons, anchored in an unidentified harbour [steel ship, 1888 tons, ON87957, 264.7 x 39.1 x 23.9. Built 1884 (3) J Reid and Co., Port Glasgow. Owners: Thompson, Anderson and Co., (Sierrra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool. c.1907,sold to Norway but not renamed. c.1921/2 sold and renamed 'Maria Borges', owned by Brown, Willis and registered at Panama. Sunk at anchor in Hampton Roads, USA in 1922].

The 'Sierra Parima' anchored in an unidentified port

The 'Sierra Parima' anchored in an unidentified port

The steel ship 'Sierra Parima', 1584 tons, anchored in an unidentified port [steel ship, 1584 tons, ON86212, 239.8 x 38.2 x 23.1. Built 1882 (7) J Reid and Co., Port Glasgow. Owners: Thompson, Anderson and Co., (Sierra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool. Wrecked on Sudiva Atoll, Lat. 2 degrees south, Long. 71 degrees east, in June 1896. Wrecked in the Maldives, 21 June 1896 while on a voyage from Mauritius to Rangoon, in ballast].

The 'Royal Dane' moored near Gravesend, U.K.

The 'Royal Dane' moored near Gravesend, U.K.

The wooden ship 'Royal Dane', 1616 tons, moored near Gravesend, U.K. [wooden ship, 1616 tons, ON45882, built 1854 in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA as 'Sierra Nevada'. Operated in the Black Ball Line, from Liverpool. Owners in 1870 John Taylor, registered London. Wrecked coast of Chile in 1877. In the Queensland migrant trade].

Shipping in the Portland Canal

Shipping in the Portland Canal

Shipping in the Portland Canal, 1915, with the ship 'Colonna', 'S.S. Investigator', 'S.S. Warooka', the schooner 'Yatala' and the hulk 'Loch Tay' ['Colonna' = iron ship, 1499 tons, ON78785, 238.6 x 38.0 x 22.8. Built 1878 (4) Richardson, Duck and Co., Stockton. Owners: Thompson, Anderson and Co. (Sierra Shipping Co.) registered Liverpool. c.1902/3 sold Norway and became 'Colonna' and hulked at Port Adelaide 1914 for Adelaide Steamship Company. Towed to Albury 1917 to to used for coal hulk. Oct. 1952 towed to sea by tug 'Uco' to a position off Bald Head and sunk by RAAF for target practice]

Photographs

Photographs

Photographs relating to Allan Campbell's World War I war service, family and work at Islington Railway workshop.

Holden MB Barina and Drover colour card

Holden MB Barina and Drover colour card

Folded card containing colour samples for the exterior basecoat paint colours of the 1985 Holden MB Barina and all models of the Holden Drover.

Port Adelaide Canal

Port Adelaide Canal

Port Adelaide Canal, off Commercial Road. The large sailing vessel is the "Colonna" which was once called the "Sierra Colonna"; directly behind is the S.S. Herbert, then the S.S. Warooka, lastly the Schooner "Yatala".

Movies, television, radio

Movies, television, radio

Kevin and Pat Brooks of Angle Vale receive the keys to a Suzuki Sierra from Channel 7 news presenter Graeme Goodings at the Aussie Picnic.

The 'Auriga' under sail

The 'Auriga' under sail

The iron barque 'Auriga', 518 tons, under sail. [Built 1875 as such, renamed 'Sierra Blanca' q.v. ON62537] [iron three mast barque, 540 tons, ON62537, 164.5 x 28.1 x 17.4. Built 1869 (9) Iliff. Mounsey and Co. Sunderland. Owners. RH Penney and Co. registered Shoreham. c.1885 J. Hardie. registered London. May 1890 sold to owners in New Zealand and registered in Auckland. Sold in 1902 to Sydney and converted into a coal hulk by Howard Smith in 1914.]

The 'Auriga' docked in an unidentified port

The 'Auriga' docked in an unidentified port

The iron barque 'Auriga', 518 tons, docked in an unidentified port. [Built 1875 as such, renamed 'Sierra Blanca' q.v. ON62537] [iron three mast barque, 540 tons, ON62537, 164.5 x 28.1 x 17.4. Built 1869 (9) Iliff. Mounsey and Co. Sunderland. Owners. RH Penney and Co. registered Shoreham. c.1885 J. Hardie. registered London. May 1890 sold to owners in New Zealand and registered in Auckland. Sold in 1902 to Sydney and converted into a coal hulk by Howard Smith in 1914.]

The 'Auriga' in an unidentified port

The 'Auriga' in an unidentified port

The iron barque 'Auriga', 570 tons, in an unidentified port. [Built 1875 as such, renamed 'Sierra Blanca' q.v. ON62537] [iron three mast barque, 540 tons, ON62537, 164.5 x 28.1 x 17.4. Built 1869 (9) Iliff. Mounsey and Co. Sunderland. Owners. RH Penney and Co. registered Shoreham. c.1885 J. Hardie. registered London. May 1890 sold to owners in New Zealand and registered in Auckland. Sold in 1902 to Sydney and converted into a coal hulk by Howard Smith in 1914.]

Arts and Crafts : Exhibitions

Arts and Crafts : Exhibitions

[Seaview Downs resident Sue Sierra looks at a pottery exhibit in this year's City of Brighton Art Exhibition.] 1st October 1986.