british Cory Colliers Ltd. (Wm. Cory & Son) SS Corcrest [+1949]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1918
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 2373  grt
dimensions 86.9 x 12.8 x 5.8 m
engine 1 triple expansion engine, single shaft, 2 boilers
power 288  n.h.p.
speed 10  knots
yard no. 1051
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
other reasons submerged object
date lost 24/06/1949  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd., Wallsend
last owner
[1]Cory Colliers Ltd. (Wm. Cory & Son), London
SS Corcrest [+1949]
period 1919 ~ 1949
prev. owners
[2]Stamp, Mann & Co., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
SS Hopecrest
period 1918 ~ 1919
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about the wreck
depth (m.) 12 max. / 10.5 min. (m)
orientation 140°
protected
war grave
updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 27/08/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 24/06/2011
 
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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
 Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd., Wallsend
From: Janes Fighting Ships 1919

SWAN. HUNTER & WIGHAM RICHARDSON, LTD. (WALLSEND-ON-TYNE), Twenty-one building berths, fifteen of which are served by overhead electric cranes. Four berths covered in. Employees : about 8000. Annual gross shipbuilding capacity (1918) : 150,000 tons. Engine works : 100,000 H.P. output per year.

The dry docks dept, includes a large repairing yard with two graving docks and two floating docks. Engine works have developed the Neptune and Polar marine oil engines. Total area of works : 78 acres. Water frontage : 4000 ft. Shipyard also at Southwick-on-Wear, with three building berths. Allied firms are the Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co., Ltd.. Wallsend ; Barclay. Curle & Co., Ltd., of Whiteinch, Govan. Elderslie and Glasgow.


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