ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
FAITHLIE
Construction
IRON
Type
SCREW STEAMER
Date
1884
Official Number
83003
Description
Yard Number: 321
Date of Build/Launch: April 1884

Owners Fraserburgh & Baltic Steam Shipping Co. Ltd.
Port of Registry Fraserburgh. Machinery by Hall Russell.

1889-1890 owners Thorburn's Soner S Aktie Bolag, registered at Uddevalla, Sweden. Masters Thain then Melville.

1890 renamed ANNONA.

1894-95 owners Rederiakties Avena, R. M. Thorburn manager. Registered at Uddevalla, master O. T. Kiellberg 1890-1897.

Lost by collision, Spurn Head (Humber), 19 September 1897.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 15/07/1884:
Fishing Reports - Stettin, 11 July - from Sheltand direct steamer FAITHLIE with 1501 barrels fulls [fullsized herring] and 308 barrels mattice [young herring].

Glasgow Herald, 03/01/1887:
Steamer FAITHLIE from Ghent for London with general goods has put into flushing damaged by collision with British steamer WOODSTOCK.

Glasgow Herald, 17/12/1887:
Telegram from F. Gueira [Portugal] states that British steamer FAITHLIE arrived there 3 Dec. The Captain was drowned in the port and was buried yesterday.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 21/10/1889:
Fraserburgh steamer FAITHLIE arrived Aberdeen in damaged condition, having come into collision with the pier as she was leaving that port for the continent with herrings. She will be drydocked today.

Glasgow Herald, 20/09/1897:
The steamer EBRO of Sunderland from Shields, cargo coal, and steamer ANNONA of Uddewalla, from Hull to Nakskov [Denmark], cargo coal, collided yesterday about 17 miles off the Spurn [Humber]. The ANNONA foundered. Cook, stewardess and one ordinary seaman drowned. Rest of crew landed at Gravesend by the EBRO, which vessel has bows damaged.
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co.
Dimensions
length 165' x breadth 24' x depth 12'
tonnage 508 tons

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