Category:Hopewell (ship, 1900)

ShipEdit

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  • Built by: J Fullerton & Co., Paisley Scotland
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  • Date of completion: 1900
  • Length over all: 44 m
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  • Beam: 7.3 m
  • Draught: 2.5 m
  • GRT: 337
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  • Main engine: Triple expansion engine producing 65 nominal horsepower.
  • Speed: kn

HistoryEdit

  • 1900 Named: HOPEWELL for R M Hyne, Maryborough Queensland. Chartered briefly for timber work by John Burke & Co
  • 1920 Resumed as a timber carrier for R M Hyne and, upon his death, placed by the family under the title 'Hopewell Steam Shipping Co Ltd', Maryborough. Continued as a timber carrier
  • 1930 Laid off during the depression.
  • 1934 In service again on the timber trade but found cost-prohibitive and stripped down to a hulk.
  • 1938 Register closed 'broken up' but remains put ashore at Comboyuro, Moreton Island.

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Last modified on 12 July 2011, at 05:03