ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
MILTIADES
Construction
IRON
Type
SHIP
Date
1871
Official Number
60710
Description
Rig: SHIP
Launched in March 1871

Lloyds Wreck Returns 1905 has an entry for a vessel of this name as follows: Towed into Bastia with loss of mainmast on 27 March; taken to Genoa to be broken up.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 24/11/1879:
MILTIADES, Port Adelaide to Falmouth, Lat 36N, Long 38W [Mid Atlantic SW of Azores], 108 days.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 11/06/1895:
MILTIADES, Ayling, Barry to Port Pirie [near Adelaide], arrived 10 June.

Bathurst [NSW] Free Press, 10/06/1895:
Ship MILTIADES saved crew of ship SALVETH, Melbourne - London, totally destroyed by fire Mid Ocean 18 April, and landed them at Capetown.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 18/06/1897:
MILTIADES, Ayling, at London from San Francisco 26 May.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 12/10/1897:
MILTIADES, Ayling, at Melbourne from London prior to 20 Sept.

Sydney Morning Herald, 06/08/1898:
Captain Robert Ayling's numerous friends will hear with satisfaction that he is again back at the helm of the good ship MILTIADES and is now on his way out to Sydney. During his last voyage to Melbourne in a storm he met with severe injuries and was for a long time in the hospital there. He returned home by the DAMASCUS [94521, Aberdeen White Star Line steamer] and is now almost himself again.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 23/11/1897: MILTIADES, Schleman, left Melbourne for Portland 15 October [L.R. Capt. H.A.W. Schleman].

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 05/03/1898:
MILTIADES, Schleman, left Portland (Oregon) 11 Jan. for U.K.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 02/06/1898:
MILTIADES, Schleman, at London 26 May [via Havre 5 May].

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 24/10/1898:
MILTIADES, Ayling, at Sydney 20 Sept. from London.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 19/11/1898 and later dates:
MILTIADES, Ayling, left Newcastle, N.S.W., shortly before 19 Nov. for Taltal [Chile], at Taltal 2 Jan. 1899 and left Taltal for U.K. 11 March.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 25/08/1899:
MILTIADES, Ayling, passed Portland Bill [Dorset], 24 Aug., London for Sydney (at Sydney 4 Dec. left Sydney 27 Jan. 1900, at London 7 May).
[No newspaper ref. 1900-1905].
Shipbuilder
HOOD
Shipowner
Aberdeen White Star Line (George Thompson & Co)
Dimensions
length 246 11/12' x breadth 39 1/3' x depth 23 1/3'
gross tonnage 1495 ton
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