Hopewell SS 1900 - John Fullerton & Company

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Woody
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Hopewell SS 1900 - John Fullerton & Company

Post by Woody » Thu May 02, 2013 10:21 am

Launched This Day 2.5.1900 by John Fullerton & Company Paisley, Yard No 154

http://www.clydesite.co.uk/clydebuilt/v ... sp?id=6845
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State Library Queensland Hopewell-Echuca Mary River, mayborough.jpg
Hopewell towing Echuca, Mary River, Mayborough
State Library Queensland

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Re: Hopewell SS 1900 - John Fullerton & Company

Post by Jim Anderson » Thu May 02, 2013 10:36 am

Engines 1 shaft T 3cyl 65rhp by Ross & Duncan, Glasgow machy aft
Steel construction
Official Number 91464

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Re: Hopewell SS 1900 - John Fullerton & Company

Post by MarkB » Fri May 18, 2018 9:01 am

I am researching my family history and my searches for SS Hopewell have led me to this site! I have gathered the attached information about the SS Hopewell, which was captained by my great-great grandfather (Sam Hyne) on its voyage from the UK to Maryborough, Queensland, with his son (my great grandfather) as one of the engineering crew (3rd Engineer). The Hopewell ended its days as one of the Bulwer wrecks on North Moreton Island, near Brisbane Queensland, along with several other vessels to stabilise the sandy beaches (see images and chart extract in attachment). Cheers, Mark Bonato, Canberra, Australia
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