british Hine Bros. - Holme Line Myrtle Holme (1875~1907) Glimt SV (+1915)
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nationality british
purpose transport
type barque - bark
propulsion sailing ship
date built 1875
weight (tons) 955  grt
dimensions 64.3 x 10 x 6 m
material iron
rigging 3 masts, 884 nrt, 1415 tdw
yard no. 82
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cause lost gunfire - shelled
date lost 04/09/1915  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
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Bartram, Haswell & Co., Sunderland
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[1]Bentzen Th., Arendal
SV Glimt (+1915)
period 1912 ~ 1915
IMO/Off. no.: 72921
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[2]Klocker, Johan - Johan Klöcker, Arendal
period 1907 ~ 1912
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[3]Hine Bros. - Holme Line, Maryport
Myrtle Holme
period 1875 ~ 1907
captain Gunerius Andersen
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Lettens Jan08/11/2010SV GLIMT

Glimt, built by Bartram, Haswell & Co., Sunderland in 1875 and owned at the time of her loss by Bentzen Th., Arendal, was a Norwegian sailing ship of 955 tons. 884 nrt, 1415 dwt.; 211.0 x 32.9 x 19.7

On September 4th, 1915, Glimt, on a voyage from Ellesmere Port to Gaspé, Canada in ballast, was sunk by the German submarine U-33 (Konrad Gansser), 90 miles WxS from Fastnet. There were no casualties.

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  • 1875: Juni: Levert som MYRTLE HOLME for Hine Brothers, Maryport, UK
  • 1907: Aug.: Solgt til Skips-A/S Glimt (Johan Klöcker), Arendal. Omdøpt GLIMT
  • 1912: Disp. overtatt av Th. Bentzen, Arendal
  • 1915: 04.09. : Stanset og skutt i senk av tysk u-båt U-33 (90 kvm. SV Fastnet), på reise Ellesmere Port – Gaspé, Canada i ballast. Senkningen funnet urettmessig av tysk priserett, erstatning betalt.
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About Builders
 Bartram, Haswell & Co., Sunderland
The 'Bartram' shipbuilding business was started in 1837 at Hylton by George Bartram. Later he formed a partnership George Bartram & John Lister which lasted till 1854. Following the partnership dissolution, George Bartram was on his own at Hylton, trading as 'George Bartram & Sons'.

In 1871 Robert Appleby Bartram joined George Haswell to form Bartram, Haswell & Company. When George Haswell retired in 1890, & the business became 'Bartram & Sons'.

George Bartram............. 1937 to 18?? (South Hylton)
Bartram & Lister ............ 18?? to 1854 (South Hylton)
George Bartram & Sons. 1854 to 1871 (South Hylton)
Bertram, Haswell & Co... 1871 to 1894 (South Dock)
Bartram & Sons Ltd........ 1894 to 1967 (South Dock)

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