ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
HILDEBRAND
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAMER, PASSENGER, CARGO
Date
1893
Official Number
102096
Description
Yard Number: 270
Date of Build/Launch: June 1893

Renamed: HUAYNA; MANUEL CARSI

Construction: 1 deck and spardeck and web frames

Triple expansion 3 cylinder steam engine built by Hall Russell & Co. of Aberdeen, 190 H.P.
2 single-ended boilers by Hall Russell & Co. 180 lb p.s.i.
4 bulkheads
Cellular double bottom 124' holding 250 tons water
Fore peak tank 70 tons
After peak tank 40 tons water

Owner Booth Steamship Co., Liverpool (Manager A. Booth & Co.)

1910-11: Lloyd's Register lists name changed to HUAYNA; Owner Iquitos Steam Ship Co. Ltd and Managers as Booth Steamship Co. Ltd, Tower Building, Liverpool; Registered Liverpool.
1911: Reverted to Booth Line HILDEBRAND.
1914-15: Lloyd's Register lists owner as Booth Steamship Co. Ltd.
1917: 22/4 Requisitioned as Q-Ship MARCHFORD
1918-19: Lloyd's Register lists owner as Booth Steamship Co. Ltd, after being returned to their owners.
1919: Sold to Spain, with a survey in Cadiz.
1920-21: Lloyd's Register lists name changed to MANUEL CARSI registered in Valencia, Spain and owned by Dutrus y Carsi. Special Survey No. 3 in Cadiz, December 1919 suggesting name change then.
April 1919: Sold by the Booth Steamship Co. to the Admiralty.
19 May 1921: MANUEL CARSI on a voyage with a cargo of coal from Gijon Musel, N. Spain to Seville, S. Spain sank off Cabo Torinana.

Not in builders list 1923. Not in lists of ships lost etc 1917-1922.

Liverpool Mercury, 12/7/1893:
Steamer HILDEBRAND sails today from Liverpool for Ceara and Para [Brazil].

Freeman's Journal, 2/12/1893:
Steamer HILDEBRAND from Ceara arrived Liverpool.

Freeman's Journal, 5/3/1894:
HILDEBRAND arrived Liverpool from Maranham [Brazil].

Liverpool Mercury, 13/3/1894:
HILDEBRAND sailing today from Liverpool to Ceara and Para.

Freeman's Journal, 21/5/1894:
HILDEBRAND sailed Para for Liverpool. [3/5/1894: Left Madeira for Lisbon, 1/6/1894: Arrived Lisbon, 7/6/1894: Arrived Liverpool]

Freeman's Journal, 17/12/1894:
Arrived Hamburg ex Liverpool.

Freeman's Journal, 31/1/1895:
Left Para for New York.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Booth Steamship Company
Dimensions
length 261' x breadth 36 1/12' x depth 25'
Gross Tonnage: 1947 ton

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