Alexandra - 1885

Alexandra - 1885

Postby Whickham » Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:16 am

ALEXANDRA on the Tyne when owned by WP & J Robson, St Anthony's, Newcastle
Built as ALEXANDRA by Earle's Shipbuilding & Engineering Co at Hull in 1885, YN 289
1885: Hull, Barnsley & WRJR & DC
1908: Hull & Barnsley Railway Co
1922: London & North Eastern Railway
1929: WP & J Robson, Newcastle
1937: JAA White, North Queensferry
1940: The Admiralty
194x: JAA White, North Queensferry
196x: Broken up

Alexandra.jpg
Photographer unknown
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Re: Alexandra

Postby northeast » Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:58 am

Nice one Dave, just collecting Earle and other Humber photos now!
Cheers, George
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Re: Alexandra

Postby Whickham » Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:16 pm

In that case George you will also be interested in the one on the inside.
She is HERCULES from Cook, Welton & Gemmell at Hull in 1893, YN 99
1893: Hull Dock Co
1893: North Eastern Railway Co
1922: London & North Eastern Railway Co
1936: South Stockton Shipbreaking Co, Stockton-on-Tees
1936: WP Robson, St Anthony's-on-Tyne
1940: Sunk by a mine 0.75miles off Tynemouth
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Re: Alexandra

Postby northeast » Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:59 am

So it is, a fine pair from the old H&B and HDC!
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