british Walker Steam Trawling & Fishing Co. Ltd. (Andrew Walker) FV Empress (A289) part of ? [+1915]
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nationality british
purpose fishing
type trawler
propulsion steam
date built 1890
live live
weight (tons) 104  grt
dimensions 28.3 x 5.6 x 3.1 m
material iron
engine Compound expansion, 1 boiler, single screw.
power 40  n.h.p.
yard no. 156
IMO/Off. no. 98541
about the loss
cause lost foundered
other reasons gale/storm
date lost 23/12/1915  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.8rank: 656
about people
Eltringham J. T. Ltd., South Shields
engine by
Clyne, Mitchell & Co., Aberdeen
last owner
[1]Walker Steam Trawling & Fishing Co. Ltd. (Andrew Walker), Aberdeen
FV Empress (A289) part of ? [+1915]
period 1915 ~ 1915
IMO/Off. no.: 98541
prev. owners
[2]Graham J. T. Et Al, Hartlepool
FV Empress (HL3)
period 1909 ~ 1915
IMO/Off. no.: 98541
[3]Graham G. & Sons, Hartlepool
FV Empress (HL3)
period 1898 ~ 1909
IMO/Off. no.: 98541
[4]North Eastern Ice Co., Aberdeen
FV Empress (A447)
period 1890 ~ 1898
IMO/Off. no.: 98541
captain J. Barber
no. of crew 8
about the wreck
depth (m.) 9 max. / 8.5 min. (m)
orientation 90°
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last update 05/12/2012
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Racey Carl05/12/2012On 23/12/1915 steam trawler EMPRESS (A289) foundered while entering Aberdeen Harbour in a SE gale. Skipper J. Barber & 7 crewmen were lost.
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 Eltringham J. T. Ltd., South Shields
Jos. T. Eltringham & Co., South Shields (1864 - 1913)
J. T. Eltringham & Co., Willington Quay (1914 - 1919)
Eltringham's Ltd., Willington Quay (1919 - 1922)
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