Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Hopemount Shipping Co

From Graces Guide

1904 Hopemount was set up on 21st June with a subscribed capital of £12,000 with the objective of trading speculation ships built by Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson.

Hopemount 3300/05 was completed by the yard and was managed by Stamp, Mann and Co of Newcastle. She was a 5,000 dwt conventional “three-island” tramp with five holds of which No. 3 hold was the cross-bunker hold between bridge and engineer accommodation. The centre island was extended to include a no.4 hatch and no.5 hatch was in the aft well deck.

1910/11 Hopemount Shipping made their greatest trading profit of £8,711.

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