S.T. Adriatic FD186

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Official Number: 99560
Yard Number: 475
Completed: 1892
Gross Tonnage: 144
Net Tonnage: 30
Length: 105.0 ft
Breadth: 20.6 ft
Depth: 11.0 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Hepple & Co, North Shields
Built: Hepple & Co, North Shields


16.12.1891: Launched by Hepple & Co, North Shields (Yd.No.475 ) for John Kelsall, Prestwich as the ADRIATIC.
11.3.1892: Registered at Hull (H190).
3.1892: Completed (Edmund Kelsall, Hull, manager).
1895: Transferred to Fleetwood (Kelsall & Co, managers).
30.8.1897: Sold to Kelsall Brothers & Beeching Ltd, Manchester (John E. A. Kelsall & George Beeching, Fleetwood, managers).
4.9.1897: Registered at Fleetwood (FD186).
24.3.1899: Fleetwood registry closed. Transferred to Hull.
13.4.1899: Registered at Hull (H448).
28.3.1904: In North Sea (Sk. W. Wood), laid dead in water boarding boat for cutter. At 8.50am. struck on port side by steam trawler PARRAMATTA (H448), crew took to boat and picked up by steam trawler THRUSH (H703). At about 11.00am. foundered. PARRAMATTA returned to Hull with bows stove in.
10.5.1904: Hull registry closed “Vessel sunk by collision in North Sea 28 March 1904”.

(Survivors – Sk. W. Wood; 2nd Hand W. Windass; Bosun J. Tricket; 3rd Hand W. Moore; 4th Hand A. East)

19/05/2012: Page published. 7 updates since then.