Item DP 010259

Collection Name General Collection. Photograph Albums. Forth Bridge Works Albums.
Collection Date 13/5/1885
Caption Forth Bridge Works.
Ship 'Hougoumont', No.14
Notes From one of three photograph albums jointly purchased with the National Archives of Scotland in 2004. Albums held at NAS.
External Reference GD1/1346/2,19,No14
Accession number 2004/199
Object type Digital image
Copyright © RCAHMS

Related sites

Showing 1 of 1 results

Site Number sort ascending Site NameSite TypeCouncil
NT17NW 70
Randomly selected image of 50614.
Forth Bridge 
Alternative(s) Forth Rail Bridge; Forth Railway Bridge; River Forth; Inner Forth Estuary; Queensferry Narrows; South Queensferry; Dalmeny

Public Text Contributions

To contribute text to this archive image - register or login
Hougoumont ship - is this the ex-convict transport ship?
Posted by icemaiden on 27 August 2012
Does anyone know if this is the Hougoumont that was the last ship to transfer convicts from England to Western Australia?
oumont_(ship) Wikipedia says that most images are of a 4-masted ship built later than this one. But an image similar to this one appears in an article which says it is the convict ship and the observer saw it at a later date in Deal - see then select '33148h', 'images' and 'ill 030.png'.
If it is that one, what happened to it next?
Is this contribution inappropriate? report it
It is ..
Posted by surfturf on 19 October 2013
Its my impresseion from reading the Wikipedia article about the Hougoumont that this is it. This is Hougoumont. Im reading the book "Last of the wind ships" by Alan J Villiers (1934) where this ship is mensioned.
Is this contribution inappropriate? report it
Charity SC026749