This comes from Medicine Net.com: Sufferers of this phobia experience undue anxiety even though they realize their fear is irrational.
Their fear may result partly from the fear of enclosure (claustrophobia) or the fear of heights (acrophobia).
A larger site there was purchased, I read, in 1870, known as the 'West Yard'. 1, 1895), 2 (Nautilus, Elm Branch), 3 (1899 loss of propeller), 4 (Polish-American, Wisla), 5 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access). Jensen), of Copenhagen, Denmark, & renamed Ellen Jensen.
I should mention, however, that the Queen Alexandra Bridge was not there in 1870. Do read the most interesting information available here, (the website of George H. 103.6 metres long, perpendicular to perpendicular, 340 ft., speed?
It moved its facilities downstream on the River Wear to Pallion in 1857. She did, however, raise the general alarm as to Elm Branch's predicament. It was a 'Puget Sound Tugboat Company' tug however, Tyee I believe, one of two tugs (Tacoma was the other) that attended the scene, that brought Elm Branch safely to Seattle, being later awarded ,500 for her efforts by a Seattle court. 1919 the vessel was sold to to Polish-American Navigation Corp.', of New York, & renamed Wisla. Borrowstounness, Firth of Forth, Scotland, to be broken up.
Pallion, is, I understand, upstream of the present rail & road bridges in central Sunderland, the shipbuilding yard being located (or I should say located since all shipbuilding ended there in 1988) on the south side of the river close to (west of) the Queen Alexandra Bridge - about 3 miles from the mouth of the river. A series of later sales one after the other - in 1922 to Wisla Steamship Corp., of New York, in 1923 to Wabash Steamship Corp., also of New York or maybe of Delaware. And then, in 1924, to 'Jensen Linien Aktieselskab', (H. Evans & Co., of London, & renamed Purley Beeches - though there may have been a sale ahead of that one, to 'D/S Codan'. Gethring, of Aberavon, was her captain for a number of years from Ellen Jensen thru to Purley Beeches.
Corrections in any of the material which follows, WILLIAM DOXFORD (1840/1875? /1890)WILLIAM DOXFORD AND SONS LIMITED (1891/1957)WILLIAM DOXFORD & SONS (SHIPBUILDERS) LIMITED (1957/ )(OF COX GREEN, THEN PALLION, SUNDERLAND) There would seem to be quite a lot of it! As times goes by, more & more old newspapers become WWW available.
"Before this happened, people who were anxious about it might have come in to work on their fear of bridges and tunnels because it was an irrational fear," said Jean Ratner, who runs the Center for Travel Anxiety in Bethesda, Md. 176 (or maybe 177) 'turret ships' (one authoritative site says 184) were built by Doxford in the years through to 1911. The storm continued to rage & the ship was soon driven inland to just 20 yards from the shore. (85 so far referenced in these pages.) And a few more (6) were built by others. Captain Murcassen was brought ashore in a boatswain's chair & his wife too a little later, while the crew stayed aboard until the wreck could be surveyed. In early 1917, (thanks Michael Lowery), Arctic was part owned by 'W. That number grew so high, private contractors have now been hired to provide the service. At the Mackinac Straits Bridge in Michigan, a five-mile suspension span that’s the third-longest bridge in the country, about 1,200 people take advantage of a similar, free driving service to cross that bridge.
But last week’s headlines may also be a blessing in disquise for those with gephyrophobia.
This enabled the firm to build vessels up to 540 feet in length and of 20,000 tons capacity. It was a patent re improvements in and relating to engines. The three bidders presumably know the answer to that question! Arron, thank you so much for that most interesting information.'Doxford Engine Friends Association' have lots more on the general subject. Further most difficult efforts followed & eventually, Reid Wrecking Company completed the task. 31, 1909, Turret Bell was towed to Charlottetown by wrecking tug James Reid. Reid Wrecking Co., of Sarnia, Ontario, took over ownership in 1907 (not 1909?