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GLADIATOR

Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 4:32 pm
by Henk
GLADIATOR
1892 - 1928
AG Vereinigte Bugsir- & Dampfschiffahrts Gesellschaft - Hamburg; 11-01-1898 AG Vereinigte Bugsir und Frachtschiffahrts Gesellschaft - Hamburg; 01-05-1919 Bugsier-, Reederei- und Bergungs A.G.- Hamburg.
Launched 1891; delivered 05-03-1892 by Schiffswerfte und Maschinenfabrik (Vormals Janssen & Schmilinsky) A.G.- Hamburg/Steinwärder. (294)
34,63 x 33,11 x 6,60 x 4,15 x 2,80 m.
208 grt.
R.J.M.B.
2 cylinder Compound vfrom the yard, 483x914:635; boiler pressure 7,5 atm.; cole consumption: 9,5 t/24 hours.
500 ihp
10 knots
Newbuilding
16-04-1928 lost after collission near Gedser with the Danish LALANDIA.

20-11-1914 in Marinedienst as Netzverkehrsfahrzeug HEVER A.
20-09-1915 to Schiffahrts Abteilung Weser.
01-12-1918 back to the owner.

No picture available

Re: GLADIATOR

Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:50 am
by davidships
GLADIATOR, probably taken near the Ruytingen buoy off the Belgian coast in July 1914 when a consignment of 19th century rifles from Germany was transferred to the yacht ASGARD to be smuggled into Ireland for the Irish Volunteers, prior to the "Easter Rising"
Gladiator - 1x.jpg
photo: National Library of Ireland

Re: GLADIATOR

Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 8:07 am
by Henk
Interesting story David. Thanks!