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Photographer:Robert J Smith [View profile]Title:EPPLETON HALLAdded:Feb 23, 2007
Captured:August 16, 2002IMO:UnavailableHits:850
Location:San Francisco, United States
Photo Category: Steam Ships (Operating and Preserved)
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Seen at the San Francisco Maritime Museum on the 16/08/02
Flag: British
Built 1914

Museum ship
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Robert J Smith on Feb 25, 2007 17:02 (10 years ago)
Thanks Immen, great info as usual

Bob
immen on Feb 23, 2007 18:32 (10 years ago)
Registered: LR25-26:19195 /LR35-36:08069 /LR43-44:07332 /LR47-48:07057 /LR50-51:58705 /LR56-57:59176
/LR60-61:59976 /LR66-67:510494
(GBR)ON 133548
166 GRT, 27 NRT, (105'0"(100.5')x21.1'x7'6"(10.8'))
Machinery: steel, paddle, L2cyl by shipbuilder, coal fired, 80nhp-500ihp,
Speed: 10kn

EPPLETON HALL
1913: Built by "Hepple & Co Ltd" at South Shields (GBR) (YN 632)
1914 -xx/02: Delivered to "Lambton & Hetton Collieries Ltd", mng E.T. Nisbet at Newcastle (GBR)
(GBR flag, regd Newcastle, ON 133548)
1924: Owners restyled to "Lambton, Hetton & Joicey Collieries Ltd"
193x: Mng W.B. Nisbet at Newcastle (GBR)
194x: Mng "Tanfield S.S. Co Ltd" at Newcastle (GBR)
1945 -xx/11: Fleet absorbed by "France Fenwick, Tyne & Wear Co Ltd", mng Col. F. Dawson at Newcastle (GBR)
1952: Modified to obtain a Passenger Certificate
1964 -xx/11: To "Seaham Harbour Dock Co" at Newcastle (GBR)
1967 -xx/11: Sold for breaking up to "Clayton & Davie Ltd" at Dunston (GBR)
(while sitting on a mud bank, fire (part of the scrapping process) destroyed her wooden afterdeck and interior)
1969 -xx/05: Sold to Scott Newhall at San Francisco (USA), for 2,500
(overhauled, restored and converted to oil firing by "R.B. Harrison & Son" at Bill Quay, sails fitted)
1969 -xx/09: Left River Tyne, sailed to San Francisco as a private yacht via Lisbon, Madeira and Georgetown (USA)
1970 -xx/03: Passing through the Golden Gate at San Francisco after crossing the Panama Canal
1979: Donated to the "National Park Service", berthed at Hyde Street Pie, San Francisco (USA)
(serving as a working museum piece for the "San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park")
2005: Still in existence
http://www.tugtalk.co.uk/images//2004/09/50145.jpg
http://www.nps.gov/archive/safr/local/eppie.html

Rgds/Immen
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