Larne 1894 - Store Carrier

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Larne 1894 - Store Carrier

Post by Woody » Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:59 am

Store Carrier – Y8.98
Launched by Robert Napier Govan, Yard No 439, on 18/8/1894 as Nineveh, a Passenger Cargo Vessel for the Aberdeen Line (G.Thompson & Co), London & Aberdeen. Scrapped in May 1923 at Wilhelmshaven.
3808 grt
364.8ft (BP) x 44.9ft x 20.4 ft
Single screw, T 3cyl, 418nhp giving 13 knots 13 knots

Completed in October 1894
31/10/1894 maiden voyage to Australia via Cape Town
1907 sold to Eastern & Australian SS Co., London and renamed ALDENHAM
11/3/1912 in collision with the Barque Hecla on the Brisbane river
1916 sold to RMSP Meat Transports Ltd., London and renamed LARNE
1918 to Zurbaran SS Co. (MacAndrews & Co.), London
2/9/1918 requisitioned as an auxiliary Refrigerated Store Carrier under RFA Control
1/1/1919 Returned

For images of nineveh See ... el=NINEVEH
C1 Aldenham ex Nineveh 1894.jpg
as Aldenham
Old Ship Picture Galleries
C2 Larne ex Nineveh awaiting the breakers 1894.jpg
Larne awaiting the breakers
Old Ship Picture Galleries

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