british Cory Colliers Ltd. (Wm. Cory & Son) SS William Cory (+1910)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1909
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 2660  grt
dimensions 95.7 x 13.8 x 6.3 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine
power 264  n.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 249
IMO/Off. no. 129029
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 05/09/1910  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Austin S. P. & Son Ltd., Sunderland
engine by
Clark George Ltd., Sunderland
owner
Cory Colliers Ltd. (Wm. Cory & Son), London
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about the wreck
depth (m.) 10 max. / 3 min. (m)
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 17/05/2009
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last update 26/04/2014
 
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Allen Tony17/05/2009The British steam cargo ship Wm. Cory SS was wrecked at Pendeen, Cornwall, on September 5th, 1910. She was on a voyage from Uleaborg to Newport carrying a cargo of timber.
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 Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam


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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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Clark George Ltd., Sunderland
George Clark of Southwick Engine Works, Crown Road, Southwick, Sunderland
 
 
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