Hopemount Shipping Co
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.