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Not sure why Internet Explorer cannot identify the applet as being harmless). Corrections in any of the material which follows, however tiny, would be most welcome. JOHN LAING (1792), NORTH SANDS JOHN AND DAVID LAING (1793/1796), NORTH SANDS JOHN LAING (1796/1797), NORTH SANDS JOHN AND PHILIP LAING (1797/1805), NORTH SANDS & (1804/1818) BRIDGE DOCK JOHN & JAMES LAING (1816/c.1830), SOUTHWICK PHILIP LAING (1818/1834), DEPTFORD LAING & SIMEY (1834/1837), DEPTFORD PHILIP LAING (c.1837/1843), DEPTFORD JAMES LAING (became Sir James Laing in 1897) (1843/1898), DEPTFORDSIR JAMES LAING AND SONS LIMITED (1898/1966), DEPTFORDNote:- The token in the bottom row above is from an expired e Bay listing - a 'mudlark' find on the Wear river bank. Per 1, 2 & 3 (data), 4 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). 131.4 metres long perpendicular to perpendicular, speed of 17 knots, signal letters HQSL, with capacity for 180 passengers. And that the vessel was broken up at Iquique, Chile, in 1926. di Navigazione Corrado', of Genoa, Italy, & renamed Laura Corrado. 30, 1941, the vessel was attacked by torpedo & gunfire by HMS Rorqual (N74), a Royal Navy Grampus class (a mine-laying class) submarine (sometimes referred to as Porpoise class). It is unclear if Harry Hassan was brought back on deck or kept as a POW, but I have been told by a family member that he "was never seen or heard from again by his family". The KTB (Kriegstagebuch, in English War Diary) of the U-55 mentions little of the event;"July 31: Unterwasserangriff. In Germany the public was told that what the British press had reported was "A low calumny" and that "Nevertheless, it can be confidently asserted that the story of the German sailors taking the crew of the sunk ship on deck and then submerging and washing them into the sea can only be a low lie and calumny.The increasing number of listings re Laing built vessels has already required a 2nd page - available here. A cargo ship, but it would seem it carried passengers so it probably was a passenger/cargo vessel. Per 1 (Rorqual), 2 (Algeria, 20% down), 3 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). Built for Caucasian Steam Shipping Company, Limited, ('Caucasian') of London, 'Lane & Macandrew', which became 'Lane & Mac Andrew Ltd.', the managers. The vessel was later owned by Petroleum Steamship Co. The letter was published next to the story about what happened to the men of the Belgium Prince.It would seem that the Laing shipbuilding story in Sunderland commences with two brothers. Philip (image at left) is of particular interest, (wife Sophia Lundy Laing). 24, 1923, the vessel was sold to 'Chai Lai Fong', of Shanghai, China, & that it was broken up at Shanghai. Per 1 [Bullard King, Umtata (2)], 2 (related ephemera), 3 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). 102.3 metres long perpendicular to perpendicular, 335.5 ft. (owned by the 'Europaische Petroleum Union', German owned), which company was acquired (maybe first seized by the British Government re WW1) by the British Tanker Company, formed in 1915 [much later British Tanker Co. It read in part; "We will comport ourselves as Christians toward our enemies and conduct the war in the future as in the past with humility and chivalry."Wilhelm Werner sank a considerable amount of shipping and in 1918 he torpedoed and sank HMHS Rewa, a fully lit and marked hospital ship, fortunately only four people were killed.In April 1910 The cadet announced that the "2nd cutter" (assumed to be one of the Bombay Cutters) had been rigged with a false keel and was used mainly for sailing.Rigged as a ketch she carried about 360 square feet of canvas. Useually known as the Barge she was built 1883 but simply hung on the davits and never used because her thwarts were too close together.