The attack was considered to be a great success even though a gap of 200 ft. Raphael), 5 (data Bolton, Raphael), 6 (related data), 7 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). In 1906, the vessel was sold to 'Compaa Chilena de Navigation a Vapores' ('Chilena'), of Valparaiso, Chile, & renamed Presidente Bulnes.
In 1891, sold to Jardine, Matheson & Co., specifically 'Indo-China Steam Navigation Company'. Oaki (who may however be the agent rather than the owner) & renamed Chiyo Maru. 27, 1904, during the Russo/Japanese War of 1904/05, the vessel (many vessels of the name), loaded with explosives & a mixture of cement & stones, 'so it would stay down for at least a year', together with 3 other ships (including Fukui Maru which link has more data), was scuttled off Port Arthur, Manchuria, to block off the narrow W channel access to Port Arthur & seal Russian vessels inside the harbour. to the launch of Raphael, p.132), 2 [Bolton Steam, Raphael (1)], 3 (data & image, Raphael), 4 (refs. Operators of small cargo vessels (named after artists beginning with the letter 'R'), which often carried Welsh coal to Mediterranean bunkering stations & returned with grain, hemp & cotton seed from the Black Sea.
) purchased by 'Holme Line', of Maryport, UK, (Cumbria coast & Solway Firth - Wilfred & Alfred Hine), and was, indeed, the first steamship in the Holme Line fleet. 10, 1890, the vessel foundered 8 miles off Cape Roca, Portugal, while en route from Arzew, Algeria, to Rouen, France, with a cargo of salt. Nicholson & Sons', of London, it would seem, but they may, instead, be the managers. The vessel travelled to ports in Australia & New Zealand for her entire life, engaged in the wool & wheat trade. To San Francisco in 1877 & probably carried troops to the Boer War. Rich in command, the vessel departed London for Hobart, Tasmania, but failed to arrive at her destination. 5, 1904, she ran aground in severe weather on a reef off Elliott Cove, SW coast of Tasmania, N. She also (re Tasmania, 80% down page) carried '₤40,000 in silver plate and jewellery.' Only one crew member, a Danish (have also read Norwegian) deckhand (Oscar Larsen - he is at left. Seabird, a steamer, had passed the area earlier trying to find the wreck, but saw nothing. It would seem that one other seaman, named Muller, nearly made it to shore. For ease of understanding, I will number the various Thompsons! The webmaster has a number of 'Lloyd's Registers' available to him ex Google books (see left). long, a man's bust as a figurehead, intended it would seem for service to the Baltic. There were soon to be major changes in the ownership of the enterprise. Robert Thompson #3 retired from the business (when? I have not read what happened to Charles Elliott Thompson. 20, 1850, & that William Holburn, of South Shields, became its sole owner on Dec. I cannot tell you today what later happened to the ship, but note that it was not recorded, as Cromwell at least, in the 1854/55 or 1855/56 editions of Lloyd's Register. The 2nd mate had his licence suspended for 9 months. The vessel was owned, 1893 thru 1896 at least, by J. On May 20, 1888, the vessel ran aground on Gadaro Island, Tenedos Channel, Sea of Marmora, nr. The cargo was there reloaded & the vessel left Constantinople on May 29, 1888 & delivered its cargo in London on Jun. Captain William Gribble was held to be at fault at the Cardiff Inquiry & his certificate was suspended for 6 months.