UNTERWESER 18

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UNTERWESER 18

Post by Henk » Sat Jan 21, 2012 11:22 am

UNTERWESER 18
1901 - 1912
Schleppschiffahrts Gesellschaft Unterweser - Bremen.
Launched 15-08-1882; trials 04-10-1882; delivered October 1882 by Castle & Steel Iron Works Co.- Milford Haven
31,70 x x 6,00 x 3,42 x m
145 grt
2 cylinder Compound; in 1890 2 cylinder Compound from R.Küchen - Bielefeld from 1890
300 ihp; after 1890, 175 ihp
In the fleet 17-10-1901 in a public selling named STÖR.
Sold 14-08-1912 renamed HERCULES by Wilhelm Kunstmann - Stettin

Until November 1889 as steamtrawler SIR CHARLES WHITHAM with S.Lake & Co.- London.
In June 1889 ownership to George A.Macbeth & William Frey - Glasgow.
From November 1889 till 27-06-1890 named STÖR (BX-7) with Wilhelm Renken - Bremerhaven.
From 27-06-1890 till 01-01-1894 named STÖR with Partenreederei Hochseefischerei Gesellschaft Droste & Gehrels & Co.- Bremerhaven.
From 01-01-1894 till 1896 with Hochseefischerei Gesellschaft Droste & Co.KG.- Bremerhaven.
In 1896 as STÖR to J.von Riegen & Co.- Bremerhaven.
In 1900 laid up and in 1901 coverted into tug.
In September 1917 ownership to W.Schuchmann - Geestemünde and converted for fishery named HERCULES (PG-236).
25-12-1917 diapeared in the North Sea and 10 crewmembers missing.

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