(1) He remained a collier until he was 23, by which time he had become an agent of the Lanarkshire Miners Union.(2) The fact remains, however, that the pioneer modern collier , the John Bowes of 1852, had a carrying capacity of only 650 tons.(3) In 1701 a statute declared that habeas corpus did not apply to the miners and in 1708 it was enacted that a collier escaping could be brought back within eight years.(4) Samuel Bradshaw, 53, collier , Roscow Road, Kearsley, died about 6.30 pm yesterday evening as the result of a fall of roof the same morning whilst he was working in the Trencherbone pit of the Clifton and Kearsley Coal Company.(5) In April 1915, a converted collier named The River Clyde was used as an improvised landing craft to put ashore Allied troops near Cape Helles, at the tip of the Gallipoli peninsula.(6) The Parodi, a 337 ft long collier , carried war cargoes of coal from Wales to the Mediterranean for the next two years.(7) He is not by any means the first collier who has been found to possess a very sweet tenor voice. Attired in his working clothes, with the pick and lighted lamp in his hand, he was cordially welcomed by two large houses on Monday.(8) ON April 25, 1915, an old collier , the River Clyde, steamed towards Cape Helles on the Turkish coast.(9) This steam collier grounded off north Cornwall in 1916 and makes for an interesting dive if you don't mind a little deco, says John Liddiard.(10) In 1922, the navy commissioned its first aircraft carrier, the Langley, a converted collier .(11) Twenty-eight-year-old Hobson designed a plan to position the old collier Memmac across the inlet, then to set off a series of detonations to sink her.(12) A collier , only 29 years of age, he also, like William Sykes, was a strong powerful man with a barrel chest and muscular stature.(13) He therefore chose a collier for this expedition, and it was converted into a naval vessel.(14) He can trace his ancestors in this area back to 1650, a long line of shepherds, coopers, weavers and the occasional collier .(15) An experimental vessel, the Hugh Lindsay, was built in Bombay, powered by engines sent from England, and launched for Suez in 1829; a collier loaded with Welsh coal (sent via the Cape) went ahead, convoyed by a sailing brig the Thetis.(16) The Keynes was a 1706 ton Stevenson Clark collier , sunk by a German bomber in 1940.