By the XIV century, it became a center of wealth and culture, renowned worldwide for its draperies and tapestries, known in Italy as “arazzi”.
The extremely well-preserved military history of Arras and the surrounding Artois region hit you hard when you tour the place.
Per 1 (wreck data), 2 (crew list for the 1874 voyage from Melbourne to Sydney). The vessel traded between Swatow & Sunderland with stops at ports in between. The vessel apparently had a permanent leak - a leak that was never found & required regular pumping. In 1882, the ship was transferred to The Shaw Savill & Albion Co. The vessel suffered significant damage while en route to Wellington, NZ, in 1894. It likely was late in 1895, however because in Jul. She may have ended her days as a hulk on the Thames river, however there is doubt as to the accuracy of the data. A friend of the site has forwarded 3 pages of Spanish text & an image (here, enlarged) data that he referenced Forfarshire, & apparently originated at Histarmar. I have added in the above builder names not because I know much about them, but rather because I spotted that one of the vessels that had been recorded later in the site as being 'builder unknown' was in fact built by 'Naizby'. coast of mainland Greece, to the Island of Corfu, also Greece. The vessel was towed from Copenhagen, Denmark, to the 'Kynossoura Dock Yard Ltd.' yards at Salamis, Greece, & rebuilt in the late94/Aug.96 period, a rebuild that took 20 months & cost about 5,000,000 euros. Anyway, it would appear that Beatrix was the very last ship built by the shipbuilder.
), who in about 1873 settled in Double Island, Swatow, now Shantou, Guangdong Province, China. Per 1 (Shaw Savill, Forfarshire), 2 (data & passenger list re 1873 voyage to Wellington, NZ, with 235 passengers), 3 (dates of 6 voyages to NZ), 4 (voyage details, 1875), 5 (see bottom ref. 4), 6 & 7 (images, ex Trove, Australia), 8 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). However, the Mercantile Navy List ('MNL') of 1880 lists the vessel as owned by Walter Savill of London & registered at Southampton. Presumably named for Mount Pantokrator (the word means 'almighty') the highest mountain on Corfu at 906 metres. The rebuilt ferry commenced ferry service from Igoumenitsa, on the W. In early 1870 at least, he was the Mayor of Newport. It is puzzling, however, that the vessel was recorded, as Lancelot, in Lloyd's Registers of 1874/75 & 1876/77.
I am grateful for the information provided by e Bay vendor scott-base. And rather later, in the late 1950s, the company was known as 'Geo. 95.81 metres long, speed of 12 1/2 (or 14) knots, signal letters OZCF later SYOZ & PMSI. Ltd.', of Nevin, (now Nefyn perhaps), North Wales, with W. I read that the vessel was sold to Robert Thomas of Criccieth, Cardigan Bay, Wales.
The company was later renamed 'The North Eastern Marine Engineering Company (1938) Limited', it would seem. 2012, a colour lithograph was offered for sale on e Bay by e Bay vendor 'oldcasion'. A lithograph of very great beauty - a plan and coloured diagram of a compound surface condensing engine constructed by 'The North Eastern Marine Engineering Company Ltd.' from the patent designs of Mr. Published, it is believed, folded, as a supplement to 'The Engineer' of Jun. The engines were for installation in steamships Singapore, Canton & Hong Kong, none of which ships were built at Sunderland. Per 1 (page in Swedish, that used to have 13 images), 2 (link 1 translated by Google), 3 (image, Pantokrator, best viewed in Photo Viewer), 4 (images galore, Pantokrator), 5 (18 images, Pantokrator, by Stefano Guarino), 6 (data & images, Pantokrator), 7 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). (Alvar) Sderland, of bo/Turku, Finland, & renamed Endymion. The vessel's captain, Captain Swanston (would seem to correctly mean August Konstantin Svahnstrm) had to be landed, due to illness, at Weymouth, & Karl L. Became Castle, I am advised (by Mori Flapan), before 1933. An article in 'Sea Breezes' (not sure which issue) would seem to have referred to Captain Duncan's death. Including a few articles re major storms that the vessel encountered at sea (1891 & 1904). One of their pages was a Word document re Inga, a page that survives as the first item at 1 & here also. long (62.36 metres) perpendicular to perpendicular, signal letters QMWS (apparently later JDNB). In the 1887/88 edition, the owner became 'Gwynedd Shipping Co. Heistein the manager & likely the owner also, though Miramar state T. Some of the crew made it to Caledonia in that Alexa boat, while others found a boat that had drifted ashore from another vessel (Vincennes, a barque) & used it in an attempt to make it to Noumea. They noted however that their decision was based upon the captain's evidence & that the 1st mate was not present at the Inquiry, to give his evidence.
Corrections in any of the material which follows, however tiny, would be most welcome. I add the name to the site as a result of learning that a vessel named Naworth Castle, a barque of 349 tons, was built by 'Metcalf' in 1868. Ella, a barque built in 1869 by Metcalf (believed to be T. While I have not read the detailed circumstances, she 'struck heavily on the Paracels, the sea making a clean breech over her stern and sweeping away the Captain and a boy, who were drowned'. Located 'probably no more that two hundred yards from thesite of the gates to Pickersgill's shipyard'. The engines were changed from Cummins to Alpha or MAN (can anyone provide the detail in English), & its service speed became 18 knots. A giant ice flow unexpectedly appeared & hit the vessel causing her to drag her anchor. to Beynon), 2 (Beynon, p.184/7, 90% down), 3 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). I have read that the yard built sailing vessels, steam coasters & colliers.
To search for specific text on this page, just press 'CTRL F' & then enter your search term. Any help you might provide re this shipbuilder would be much appreciated. We do know that on May 23, 1874, the vessel arrived via Hobart at Hobson's Bay, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, with a cargo of sugar ex Mauritius, & with Mrs. 1, 1884, at age 45, at Double Island, Swatow, China, a year after his wife had died there) was likely the vessel's sole captain, but that clearly is not so. 13, 1877, the vessel left Swatow for Falmouth under the command of Captain Wepnor, with 11 aboard all told. 15/16, 1877, Naworth Castle was wrecked on a reef at or near the Paracels, a group of islands in the South China Sea, 180 miles SE of Hainan Island, China. ), that George Mills is buried in the churchyard of Holy Trinity Church, Southwick. It would seem clear, however, via Lloyd's Registers, that Oswald was the builder, rather it was built at Pallion by a builder named J. It may have been moored at Lord Ambrosio Canale, Zrate Park. No change in auto capacity - 170 cars before & after the rebuild. 56 in the North River at New York, (Hudson River) with a cargo principally of tin plates & sheet iron. There was an Edwin Graham building in 1873 but unsure that he was connected with the later company.' That page names 4 specific vessels built by the yard in 1892, not already listed below (Gerto, Miramar, Hindustan & Aureola) and lists the yard shipbuilding tonnage in the years of 1883 through 1892. Miramar lists - 8 pages, (highest hull number on page). Per 1 (data), 2 (page bottom, Wye), 3 (a modest image at Ascension Island, in the period 1905/1908), 4 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access).
A national cemetery comprising 20,000 individual graves was erected on 13 hectares (picture below).Lorette hill has seven other ossuaries, located at the corners of the cemetery, in which lie the bodies of more than 17,000 Unknown Soldiers.Notre-Dame-de-Lorette is the world’s largest French military cemetery. The names of 580,000 soldiers are engraved in alphabetical order, regardless of nationality or rank, at the international memorial for fallen soldiers.During the First World War, major battles occurred here such as the famous “Battle of Arras”.Today, Arras is famous for its two striking squares, made of 155 houses dating from the XVII and XVIII centuries. 'Linklater' was her first captain & proposed voyages from Sunderland to Ceylon & to China are indicated. (John) Morison, in 1870 of Fenchurch Street, London. But, if I understand 2 correctly, it never served under the Danish flag & was used for spare parts. The vessel was sold twice, in 1994, it would seem - firstly, in Jun. 20, 1879, the vessel was commissioned again (status changed perhaps? Served in the Mediterranean in 1886 (Brindisi, Suda Bay (Crete), Malta). coast of Africa; & states that the Navy disposed of the ship in 1904. The webmaster has a few editions of 'Lloyd's Register' available to him ex Google books (see left). 'Where Ships Are Born' refers to the fame of her shipbuilder being established by the sailing qualities of this vessel & also of Woollahra, Gwrtheyrn Castle, Celestial Empire & others. I read that in 1891 the vessel was sold to Richardson Brothers, of Swansea, Wales. Whose expired listing advised that the vessel was built in 1860 & owned by J. Built for 'V R Shipping Ap S', (now 'VR Nyborg-Korso Ap S'), of Korsr, Denmark, to provide ferry service between Helsingr, Denmark, & Helsingborg, Sweden. Per 1 (1881 data, Alexandra, 85% down), 2 (1882 reference to the missing ship), 3 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). (59.79 metres) long, single screw, intended for service in the Baltic, it would seem. Per 1 (extensive data in Finnish, images), 2 (link 1 WWW translated), 3, 4 & 5 (data, First Lancashire), 6 (sinking data & image, Endymion), 7 (sinking, Endymion), 8 & 9 (images, Endymion), 10 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). long, 70.9 metres perpendicular to perpendicular, carrying royals over single topgallant sails & double topsails, signal letters PJCF later TFRQ. 18, 1880, the vessel was en route from Cardiff, Wales, to Rangoon. Richardson', of Swansea, were the registered owners. by e Deals" href="#19304898" is the most prestigious Canadian monument in Europe.It stands on Hill 145, overlooking the Canadian battlefield of 1917, at one of the points of fiercest fighting and is located about 20 km north of Arras.It commemorates 34,785 soldiers of the forces of the United Kingdom, South Africa and New Zealand, who died in the Arras sector between the spring of 1916 and 7 August 1918. has recently crossed 500,000 visitors from 290 countries.Don’t hesitate to leave comments and to ask questions about Arras and its region !