british Cory Colliers Ltd. (Wm. Cory & Son) SS Hadley [+1915]
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1901
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weight (tons) 1777  grt
dimensions 81.7 x 11.6 x 5.2 m
engine triple expansion engine
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yard no. 215
about the loss
cause lost mine
date lost 27/12/1915  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
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Austin S. P. & Son Ltd., Sunderland
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Cory Colliers Ltd. (Wm. Cory & Son), London
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depth (m.) 30 max. / -- min. (m)
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entered 26/08/2007
last update Allen Tony
last update 29/11/2010
 
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Lettens Jan28/11/2010SS Hadley, built by S. P. Austin & Son, Ltd., Sunderland in 1901 and owned at the time of her loss by W. Cory & Son, Ltd., London, was a British steamer of 1777 tons.

On December 27th, 1915, Hadley, on a voyage from Newcastle to London with a cargo of coal, was sunk by a mine from the German submarine UC-3 (Erwin Waßner), 3 miles SE1/2E from the Shipwash lightvessel. There were no casualties.
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Allen Tony26/08/2007Hadley SS was a 1,777grt, British Merchant steamer. On the 27th December 1915 when 3 miles SE ½ E from the Shipwash Light Vessel she was mined and sunk. Vessel was on route from Tyne to London.
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About Owners
 
Cory Colliers Ltd. (Wm. Cory & Son), London

Cory Colliers (William Cory & Son) Ltd. 52 Mark Lane, London. Originally in the coal trade, became tug operators. Later renamed to Cory Towage Ltd.
 
About Builders
 Austin S. P. & Son Ltd., Sunderland

Peter Austin (1) (1826-1846)
Peter Austin (2) (1846-1860)
Austin & Son (1860-1874)
Austin & Hunter (1874-1879)

S. P. Austin & Son Ltd. (1879-1896)
S. P. Austin Ltd. (1896-1953)

Austin’s was famous for its pontoon, which opened in 1904. The pontoon was a platform that could be sunk below a ship, then re-floated to raise the ship out of the water.

Austin’s merged with Pickersgill’s in 1954 to become Austin and Pickersgill. The yard closed in 1956

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