ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
GLOAMIN
Type
STEAMER, CARGO
Date
1886
Description
Yard Number: 242

Sunk 1915 (according to http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?181418)

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 11/5/1886:
Steamer GLOAMIN, recently launched by Hall Russell & Co., has now almost completed her outfitting. Last night electric lighting apparatus with which she is fitted was set in operation for first time - 92 lamps including masthead & 2 side lights. Motive power is 12 horse power engine and Victoria dynamo. Flame produced was very bright and steady and threw light well out all around, far surpassing ordinary oil lamps. The unusual spectacle attracted large number of spectators.

Dundee Courier, 17/5/1886:
R.A. Mudie's new steamer GLOAMIN arrived Dundee Friday night and left again Saturday for Shields.

Dundee Courier, 30/5/1887:
Weymouth, 27-5-1887 - steamer GLOAMIN, of Dundee, Middlesbrough to Nagapatam (India) put in at noon with cargo of steel rails shifted. Master reports this happened yesterday off Beachy Head owing to vessel rolling heavily in cross sea. Noise was heard in Forehold. Stevedores no aboard and 300 tons will be removed and restowed.

Glasgow Herald, 9/6/1887:
Steamer GLOAMIN, from Middlesbrough for Nagapatam, arrived Malta 8 June.

Dundee Courier, 24/9/1887:
Steamer GLOAMIN, from Aguilas (Spain) went aground on middle bank of Tay - floated off uninjured.

Glasgow Herald, 6/4/1889:
Steamer GLOAMIN, Pondicherry (India) for Marseilles, arrived Suez 5 April for Suez Canal.

Yorkshire Herald, 9/12/1890:
Queenstown (Ireland) - British steamer GLOAMIN arrived from Taltal (Chile) 28 Nov. After terrible passage, during which two seamen (Monteith & Pagoe) were washed overboard and drowned.
Owner
J & R Mudie. Aberdeen
Shipbuilder
Hall Russell
Dimensions
length 250 7/12' x breadth 34 1/12' x depth 26'
Gross Tonnage: 1541 ton
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