Register of Ships - Aa-Al
transcribed from the Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping
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AASE MAERSK - 1946
Code letters: OYRE
Rigging: steel single screw motor tanker; 1 deck; cruiser stern; machinery aft; 10 bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom 68 feet, 217 tons; Deep Tank forward 35 feet, 702 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 151 tons; Aft Peak Tank 91 tons
Tonnage: 6,184 tons gross, 5,504 under deck and 3,641 net
Dimensions: 407.1 feet long, 54.9 foot beam and holds 30.4 feet deep; Poop 96 feet;
                    Bridge 37 feet; Forecastle 37 feet
Construction: 1930, Odense Staalskibsaft in Odense
Propulsion: 4-stroke cycle, single acting oil engine with 6 cylinders of 29 1/8 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 59 1/16 inches; 2 double ended boilers; 489 machinery numeral;
                   engine by Akt. Burmeister & Wein in Copenhagen
Owners: A/S D/S Svenborg & D/S aft 1912 A/S (A.P. Möller, manager)
Port of registry: Nyborg

ABBERTON - 1839
Master: Captain J. Catt
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1837
Tonnage:  451 tons
Construction:  1819 in Ipswich; thorough repairs in 1835; some repairs in 1837
Owners:  Godwin & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

ABBOTSFORD 1882
Code letters: HDKT                 Official Number: 568
Rigging: Brig
Tonnage: 161 tons gross, 160 under deck and 151 net
Dimensions: 81.8 feet long, 22.8 foot beam and holds 13.8 feet deep
Construction: 1827 in Whitby
Owners: D.T. Sharper
Port of registry: Whitby

ABBOTT'S READING - 1856-1857
Master: Captain J. Walsh (1856); Captain Power (1857)
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1854
Tonnage: 421 tons
Construction: 1838 in Liverpool
Owners: Kendall & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for South America

ABBY - 1852
Master:  Captain D. Irvine
Rigging:  Schooner
Tonnage:  159 tons
Construction:  1837 in Bridport
Owners:  J. Russell
Port of registry:  Limerick
Port of survey:  Limerick
Voyage:  sailed for Saint John, NB

ABEONA - 1820

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain W. Spoar
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1816
Tonnage: 330 tons
Construction: in Newcastle; vessel 9 years old
Owners: Dawsons
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Pritchard
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1815
Tonnage: 331 tons
Construction: 1811 in Newcastle
Owners: C. Dawson
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Onega

ABEONA - 1848
Master:  a) Captain A. Wilson; b) Captain Birnie
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1848
Tonnage:  183 tons
Construction:  1827 in Jersey; vessel lengthened & repairs to damages in 1845
Owners:  H. Wilson
Port of registry:  Portaferry
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

ABEONA - 1861
Master:  Captain Seals
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1860
Tonnage:  262 tons
Construction:  1841 in Poole; vessel lengthened in 1858
Owners:  Birley & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for India

ABERDEEN - 1841-1852
Master: Captain C. Duggan (1841-42); Captain Duffey (1843-45); Captain McGrath (1846-50)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1843;sheathed in yellow metal in 1846
Tonnage: 560 tons using old measurements and 569 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1840 in New Brunswick; some repairs in 1846
Owners: R. Pope
Port of registry: Waterford
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Québec (1841-50)

ABERDEENSHIRE - 1870
Official Number:  6910
Master:  Captain J. Stewart
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 5 bulkheads
Tonnage:  326 tons using old measurements and 216 tons using new measurements
Dimensions:  171.2 feet long, 20.6 foot beam and holds 11.5 feet deep
Construction:  1855, Simons in Renfrew
Owners:  Rawson & Co.
Port of registry:  Hull
Port of survey:  Hull
Voyage:  sailed for France

ABERGELDIE - 1884

Official Number:  84358
Master:  Captain A. Watson
Rigging:  iron single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 1 iron deck & Spar Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads; 3 tiers of beams;
               cellular double bottom 224 feet, 412 tons
Tonnage:  2,863 tons gross, 1,958 under deck and 1,878 net
Dimensions:  315 feet long, 40.1 foot beam and holds 20.3 feet deep
Construction:  1882, Sunderland Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 40 & 75 inches diameter respectively; stroke 48 inches;
                    operating at 87 1/2 p.s.i.; 300 horsepower; engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners:  Adam Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Aberdeen

ABERGELDIE - 1873/1884

Code letters:  JQVT                  Official Number:  60693
Master:  Captain W. Robertson (1873); Captain Johnson (1884)
Rigging:  wood Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1883; fastened with copper bolts; roof on deck
Tonnage:  1,180 tons gross, 1,120 under deck and 1,152 net
Dimensions:  218.2 feet long, 37.2 foot beam and holds 21.8 feet deep; Break 32 feet
Construction:  1869, Duthie & Co. in Aberdeen
Owners:  Duthie, Sons & Co.
Port of registry:  Aberdeen
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia (1873)

ABERLADY - 1875
Code letters: WTGR                    Official Number: 73797
Master: Captain J. Nichol
Rigging: iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 735 tons gross, 699 under deck and 735 net
Dimensions: 185.1 feet long, 31 foot beam and holds 18.5 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 33 feet
Construction: 1875, Stenhouse in Dumbarton
Owners: D.T. Boyd
Port of registry: Glasgow

ABERLADY BAY - 1883-1889
Code letters: JBGD                  Official Number: 84885
Master: Captain D. McGregor
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,845 tons gross, 1,713 under deck and 1,188 net
Dimensions: 267.2 feet long, 35.3 foot beam and holds 23.8 feet deep;
                    Poop 28 feet, Bridge Deck 50 feet; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction: 1883, Palmers' Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 32 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 39 inches; 200 horsepower; engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: W.J. Affleck & Co.
Port of registry: North Shields                     LOST May 1889

ABIE - 1853
Rigging:  Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  124 tons
Construction:  1852 in Bridport
Owners:  Cox & Son
Port of registry:  Bridport
Port of survey:  Bridport

ABINGTON - 1886
Code letters:  HDMW                  Official Number:  87333
Rigging:  iron single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 2 iron decks; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
               cellular double bottom 234 feet, 367 tons
Tonnage:  2,053 tons gross, 1,920 under deck and 1,332 net
Dimensions:  285.2 feet long, 37.4 foot beam and holds 22.8 feet deep; Bridge Deck 68 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction:  1882, Doxford & Sons in Sunderland
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 34 & 68 inches diameter respectively; stroke 45 inches;
                    operating at 80 p.s.i.; 250 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Abington Steam Ship Co. Ltd. ( Raeburn & Vérel, managers)
Port of registry:  Glasgow

ACANTHA - 1871
Master:  Captain J. Grange
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer, rigged for sail; cemented in 1868; 4 bulkhead; Awning Deck
Tonnage:  986 tons
Dimensions:  236 feet long, 28.2 foot beam and holds 16.8 feet deep
Construction:  1868,  Lawrie in Glasgow
Propulsion:  machinery certified in 1870; auxilliary steam power, 180 horsepower
Owners:  Lawrie & Co
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed  for China

ACHILLES - 1831-1839

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain R. Hunter
Rigging: Ship (1831-33); Barque (1834-39); single deck with beams;
              sheathed in patent felt and copper in 1830 & 1834
Tonnage: 190 tons (1831-33); 196 tons (1834-39)
Construction: 1826 in London
Owners: J. Salter 91831-33); Salter & Co. (1834-39)
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for South fishing grounds (1831-33); South Seas (1834-39)

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain R. Hunter
Rigging: Ship (1831-33); Barque (1834-39) single deck with beams;
              sheathed in copper in 1830 & 1834
Tonnage: 196 tons
Construction: London; vessel 5 years old (1831)
Owners: Salter (1831-33); Salter & Co. (1834-39)
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for the South Seas (1834-39)

ACHILLES - 1834-1839
Master: Captain C. Duncan
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1834 & 1836
Tonnage: 252 tons
Construction: 1820 in Bristol
Owners: W. Tindall
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Ceylon (1834-35/1838-39); Mauritius (1836-37)

ACHILLES - 1836-1839
Master: Captain W. Veale
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in patent hair & copper in 1836
Tonnage: 325 tons
Construction: 1825 in Newcastle
Owners: R. Brooks
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Sydney

ACTIV - 1881
Master: Captain N.C. Revsbech
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck & Awning Deck; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 402 tons grross, 353 under deck and 245 net
Dimensions: 170.8 feet long, 24.8 foot beam and holds 12.1 feet deep
Construction: 1880, R. Chambers Jr. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 20 & 38 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 27 inches; 65 horsepower; engine by M. Paul & Co. in Dumbarton
Owners: C. Hassager
Port of registry: Randers

ACTIVE - 1835
Master:  Captain W. Palmer
Rigging:  Barque; single deck with beams.
Tonnage:  89 tons
Construction:  1815 in Ipswich; some repairs in 1829; repairs to damages in 1830
Owners:  Palmer & Co.
Draught under load:  10 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Ostende

ACTUOSITY - 1936
Code letters: MKJM                    Official Number: 163316
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 1 deck; 3 bulkheads; Forward Peak Tank 47 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank; machinery aft
Tonnage: 359 tons gross, 228 under deck and 177 net
Dimensions: 135.3 feet long, 24.6 foot beam and holds 9.1 feet deep; Quarter Deck 89 feet;
                    Bridge 9 feet; Forecastle 18 feet
Construction: 1933, G. Brown & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 5 cylinders of 12 5/8 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 15 7/8 inches; 139 nominal horsepower; engine by Newbury Diesel Co. Ltd.
                   in Newbury
Owners: F.T. Everard & Sons Ltd.
Port of registry: London

ADA - 1913
Code letters: HCMW                    Official Number:
Rigging: steel single screw Ketch; 2 decks; water ballast
Tonnage: 529 tons gross, 379 under deck and 152 net
Dimensions: 175.3 feet long, 28.1 foot beam and holds 12.4 feet deep; Quarter Deck 68 feet;
                    Bridge 13 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction: 1905, Gourlay Bros. & Co. (Dundee) Ltd.
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 16, 26 & 43 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 93 registered horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: London & South Western Railway Co.
Port of registry: Southampton

ADAM LODGE - 1841/1858
Code letters: RCWF                    Official Number: 33108
Master:  Captain James (1841); Captain L. Thoburn (1858)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1839 (1841); Barque; sheathed in felt and zinc in 1858 (1858)
Tonnage:  567 tons
Construction:  1833 in Shields; some repairs in 1855; repairs to damages in 1858
Owners:  Lodge & Co. (1841); Edwards & Co. (1858)
Port of registry:  Liverpool (1841); Shields (1858)
Port of survey:  Liverpool (1841); Shields (1858)
Voyage: sailed for Sydney (1841); Mediterannean Sea (1858)

ADAM SEDGWICK - 1861-1865
Master: Captain P. Davey (1861-64); Captain Stobie (1865)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 458 tons
Construction: 1861, Hall in Aberdeen
Owners: Barnes & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Aberdeen (1861-64); Liverpool (1865)
Voyage: sailed for South America

ADAMANT - 1815-1816

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Laughton (1815); Captain W. Elder (1816)
Rigging: Ship; single deck; sheathed in copper in 1816
Tonnage: 208 tons
Construction: Colchester; vessel 17 years old (1815)
Owners: Cockshut
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for St. Petersburg (1815); South Seas (1816)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain P. Laughton (1815); Captain W. Elder (1816)
Tonnage: 208 tons
Construction: 1797 in Brightlingsea; 6 12-pound guns; some repairs in 1815
Owners: Coxshot
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for St. Petersburg (1815); South Seas (1816)

ADAMS - 1839
Master:  Captain J. Mills
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in copper in 1836
Tonnage:  294 tons
Construction:  1827 in Sunderland; new top sides, partial new wales & some repairs in 1838
Owners:  Mills & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Leith
Voyage:  sailed for Saint Helena Island

ADAMS - 1851/1857        (1857 New York Marine Register)
Master: Captain J.H. Brooks (1851); Captain Avery (1857)
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; Deck Cabin; sheathed in metal in 1855
Tonnage: 597 tons
Construction: 1841 in Castine, ME
Owners: Adams & Co.
Port of registry: Castine, ME

ADANA - 1907
Code letters:  PSVB                  Official Number:  106866
Master:  Captain J.F.H. Park (1905-07)
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 6 cemented bulkheads; deep framing;
              cellular double bottom, aft 122 feet, under engine 22 feet, 347 tons; Midship Tank
              34 feet, 578 tons; Forward Peak Tank 75 tons; Aft Peak Tank 41 tons
Tonnage:  3,448 tons gross, 3,268 under deck and 2,178 net
Dimensions: 350 feet long, 45.2 foot beam and holds 26.9 feet deep; Poop 43 feet;
                    Bridge 76 feet; Forecastle 40 feet
Construction:  1897, Palmers' Co. Ltd., Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 40 & 64 inches diameter
                   respectively; stroke 45 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 326 nominal horsepower;
                   2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 100 sq. ft.;
                   heating surface 4,370 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners:  J.M. Wood
Port of registry:  London

ADAPTITY - 1936
Code letters: MKMJ                Official Number: 164549
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads; machinery aft;
              Forward Peak Tank 33 tons; Aft Peak Tank 11 tons
Tonnage: 372 tons gross, 273 under deck and 183 net
Dimensions: 136.1 feet long, 26.1 foot beam and holds 9.8 feet deep; Poop 37 feet;
                    Forecastle 13 feet
Construction: 1935, Fellows & Co. Ltd. in Southdown, Great Yarmouth
Propulsion: 2 stroke, single acting oil engine with 3 cylinders of 12 5/8 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 15 3/8 inches; 84 nominal horsepower; engine by
                   Newbury Diesel Co. Ltd. in Newbury F.T. Everard & Sons Ltd.
Port of registry: London

ADELA - 1912-1917
Code letters: SPVD                   Official Number: 77398
Master: Captain M. Tyrrell
Rigging: iron single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 2 decks; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              machinery aft
Tonnage: 685 tons gross, 571 under deck and 303 net
Dimensions: 199.8 feet long, 32.2 foot beam and holds 14.5 feet deep;
                    Poop 23 feet; Forecastle 16 feet
Construction: 1878, H. Murray & Co. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 32 & 59 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 39 inches; 181 nominal horsepower; new boilers in 1898;
                   engine by Kincaid, Donald & Co. in Greenock
Owners: Tedcastle, McCormick & Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Dublin

ADELAIDE - 1898
Code letters:  MQWR               Official Number:  99834
Master: Captain W. Eggleton (1894-98)
Rigging:  iron Barque; 1 deck; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  414 tons gross, 352 under deck and 361 net
Dimensions:  153.8 feet long, 28.3 foot beam and holds 12.4 feet deep; Poop 32 feet; Forecastle 20 feet
Construction:  1892, Cumming & Ellis in Inverkeithing
Owners:  J.C. Peacock & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

ADELAIDE LAVARELLO - 1889-1890
Official Number: 161
Master: Captain E. Avonzo
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Awning Deck; 3 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,916 tons gross, 1,713 under deck and 1,233 net
Dimensions: 300 feet long, 35.3 foot beam and holds 17.4 feet deep; Poop 48 feet; Forecastle 24 feet
Construction: 1889, Wigham Richardson & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27 1/2, 43 1/2 & 71 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 380 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Fratelli lavarello fu Gio Batta
Port of registry: Genoa

ADELINE - 1864
Master:  Captain H. Ramsay
Rigging:  Brig, sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1863; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  236 tons
Dimensions:  98 feet long, 24.8 foot beam and holds 14.9 feet deep
Construction:  1860 in Shields
Owners:  Mid D. Co.
Port of registry:  Newcastle
Port of survey:  Shields
Voyage:  sailed  for China

ADMIRAL - 1851
Master: Captain J. Freyer
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and partly in felt in 1850
Tonnage: 707 tons using old measurements and 784 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1850 in Dumbarton
Owners: Potter & Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Port Philip

ADMIRAL BOXER - 1854/1857
Master:  Captain G. Crow (1854); Captain J. Jones (1857)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1854 & 1856; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,080 tons using old measurements and 1,116 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1853 in Québec, using Oak, Elm, Birch, Tamarack, Pine & Spruce
Owners:  J. de Wolf (1854); Robinson (1857)
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia (1854)

ADMIRAL COCKBURN - 1820

( Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Briggs
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1815
Tonnage: 350 tons
Construction: in Philadelphia; vessel 11 years old
Owners: Corney
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain J. Briggs
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1815; copper repaired in 1818
Tonnage: 351 tons
Construction: 1808 in New York
Owners: Corney
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for India

ADMIRAL HAWKE - 1764
Master: Captain John McCaddin
Crew: 13 members
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage: 160 tons
Construction: 1764 in Plantation
Owners: in Londonderry
Port of registry: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Philadelphia

ADONIS- 1887,  late WOOLHAMPTON
Master:  Captain Olsen
Rigging:  wood Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in Sept. 1882; fastened with copper bolts; roof on deck
Tonnage:  373 tons
Dimensions:  129.8 feet long, 26.5 foot beam and holds 16.6 feet deep
Construction:  1865, C. Birnie in Montrose
Owners:  Actieselskabet Achilles (Jens Olsen, manager)
Port of registry:  Kragero                                               STRANDED

ADRIATIC - 1857-1866
Official Number:  19288
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857 & 1860; partly fastened with iron bolts
Master:  Captain J. Barron (1857-1865); Captain T. Cappon (1866)
Tonnage:  303 tons
Dimensions:  122.6 feet long, 25.6 foot beam and holds 15.5 feet deep
Construction:  1857 in Dundee
Owners:  Kidd & Co.
Port of registry:  Dundee
Port of survey:  Dundee
Voyage:  sailed for Australia (1857-60, 1863-64, 1866); India (1861)

ADVANCE - 1906
Code letters:  KBDJ                   Official Number:  106145
Rigging:  iron single screw Brigantine; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 3 tiers of beams
Tonnage:  2,605 tons gross and 1,650 tons net
Dimensions:  295 feet long, 38.4 foot beam and holds 14.5 feet deep
Construction:  1883, J. Roach & Son in Chester, PA
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 36 & 66 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; 267 nominal horsepower; new boilers in 1904; engine by
                    the builders
Owners:  Panama Railway Co.
Port of registry:  New York

ADVENTURE - 1782
Master: Captain J. Melamby
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1782
Tonnage: 200 tons
Construction: 1780 in Whitby; 2 9-pounds, 1 4-pounds & 2 3-pounds guns
Owners: Captain Flick
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

ADVENTURE - 1804
Master:  Captain T. Gibbs.
Rigging:  Brig; single deck.
Tonnage:  74 tons
Construction:  1801 in France
Owners:  Hodner
Draught under load:  10 feet
Port of survey:  Teignmouth
Voyage:  sailed for Newfoundland

ADVENTURER - 1887/1889-1893
Code letters:  PDFL                  Official Number:  70968
Master:  Captain E. Jones
Rigging:  iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  716 tons gross, 691 under deck and 698 net
Dimensions:  186.4 feet long, 31.1 foot beam and holds 18.5 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Deck 33 feet long
Construction:  1875, Dobie & Co. in Glasgow
Owners:  Doward, Dickson & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool                  MISSING MAR. 1893

ADVISOR - 1964,  ex. OLAU DROT-1962, ex. OLAV DROT-1961
Code letters: OXUQ
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; fitted with direction finder,
               echo sounding device, gyro-compass, radar, radiotelephony & refrigerating machinery
Tonnage: 2,508 tons gross, 1,239 tons net and 3,800 tons deadweight
Dimensions: 361ft. 7in. long, 47ft. 8in. beam and holds 19ft. 8in. deep
Constructiion: 1960, Helsingborg Varfs. A/B in Helsingborg
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 6 cylinders of 500 mm diameter each;
                   stroke 1,100 mm; engine by Burmeister & Wain in Copenhagen
Owners: Olau-Line A/S (Ole Lauritzen, manager)
Port of registry: Copenhagen

AERON MAID - 1849
Master: Captain Williams
Rigging: Schooner; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 76 tons
Construction: 1849 in Aberayron
Owners: Williams
Port of registry: Aberayron
Port of survey: Cardiff
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade

AETHELBERHT - 1878
Code letters: QFRB                    Official Number: 74549
Master: Captain P.C. Bourner
Rigging: iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 810 tons gross, 776 under deck and 768 net
Dimensions: 201 feet long, 31 foot beam and holds 19.1 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 41 feet;
                    Forecastle 20 feet
Construction: 1876, Williamson, Harrington
Owners: White, Foreman & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool

AFGHANISTAN 1888-1905
Code letters: KQHT                 Official Number: 93763
Master: Captain J. Cannell (1888-92); Captain J. Craigie (1893-1905)
Rigging: iron, 4 masts, Ship (1888-93); Barque (1893-1900) 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 2,286 tons gross, 2,137 under deck and 2,221 net
Dimensions: 291.2 feet long, 42.l foot beam and holds 24.3 feet deep; Poop 39 feet; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1888, Richardson, Duck & Co. in Stockton
Owners: British & Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd. (J. Macdonald, manager)
Port of registry: Liverpool

AFRICA - 1856/1858-1859
Master:  Captain T. Shadwell
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,306 tons using old measurements and 1,400 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1851 in Québec; some repairs in 1854; repairs to damages in 1856
Owners:  P. Magee
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

AFRICA - 1872,  ex. AFRIQUE
Official Number: 63804
Master: Captain J. Gallilee
Rigging: iron auxiliary single screw vessel; 3 decks; 6 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 2,279 tons using old measurements and 1,811 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 308 feet long, 37.7 foot beam and holds 27.8 feet deep
Construction: 1869, Napier in Glasgow
Owners: W.T. Henley
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for China

AFRICAN - 1858-1859
Master:  Captain J. Gibson
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1858; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  780 tons using old measurements and 888 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1853 in Sunderland
Owners:  Gibson
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

AGAMEMNON - 1857-1859/1871
Master: Captain R. Farley (1857-59); Captain A. George (1871)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857 (1857-59);
              Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1871 (1871)
Tonnage: 973 tons (1857-59); 850 tons (1871)
Dimensions: 178.1 feet long, 34.3 foot beam and holds 21 feet deep
Construction: 1855 in Sunderland; repairs to damages & new keelson in 1863;
                      repairs to damages in 1867; major repairs in 1871
Owners: Potts, Bros. (1857-59); J.J. Haycock (1871)
Port of registry: Sunderland (1857-59); Wells (1871)
Port of survey: London (1857-59); Cardiff (1871)
Voyage: sailed for China (1857-59); India (1871)

AGEN & HEINRICH - 1857                   (New York Marine Register)
Rigging: Barque; 1 deck; sheathed in metal in 1854; fastened with iron & copper bolts
Tonnage: 336 tons
Construction: 1853 in Fayre
Owners: Funcke & Minke
Port of registry: Bremen

AGILE - 1917
Official Number:  125056
Master:  Captain C. Johnson, appointed to the vessel in 1914
Rigging:  steel single screw Ketch (steam trawler); 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  246 tons gross, 221 under deck and 100 net
Dimensions:  125 feet long, 22 foot beam and holds 11.8 feet deep; Quarter Deck 68 feet; Forecastle 19 feet
Construction:  1907, Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd. in Beverley
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 12 1/2, 22 & 35 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 24 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 70 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler;
                   2 plain furnaces; grate surface 33 sq. ft.; heating 1,103 sq. ft.; engine by C.D. Holmes & Co. in Hull
Owners:  W. Grant
Port of registry:  Grimsby          Admiralty service - sunk by mine Apr. 27/1917

AGINCOURT - 1841/1861-62
Master:  Captain Walker (1841); Captain G. Tickell (1861-62)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1841 & 1860
Tonnage:  958 tons
Construction:  1841 in London; some repairs in 1854 & 1858
Owners:  R. Green
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia (1861-62)

AGINCOURT - 1861-1862
Master:  Captain E. Pashley
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862
Tonnage:  543 tons using old measurements and 669 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1844 in Sunderland; new deck and major repairs in 1855
Owners:  D. Dunbar
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

AGNES - 1823

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Hughes
Rigging:  Snow; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  140 tons
Construction:  in Neath; vessel 5 years old
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Wales

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain T. Hughes
Rigging:  Snow; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  140 tons
Construction: 1818 in Neath
Owners:  W. Morgan
Draught under load:  12 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  Waterford

AGNES - 1842

1) Master:  Captain Davidson
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in copper in 1841
Tonnage:  593 tons using old measurements and 691 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1839 in New Brunswick, using Oak, Spruce, Black Birch & Yellow Pine;
                       some repairs in 1841
Owners:  H. Pooley
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

2) Master:  Captain W. Cobb
Rigging:  Snow, sheathed in yellow metal in 1841
Tonnage:  280 tons
Construction:  1831 in Québec, using White Oak
Owners:  W. Cobb
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

AGNES - 1859

1) Master: Captain J. Dickson
Rigging: Barque
Tonnage: 351 tons
Construction: 1811 in Maryport; new deck in 1834; major repairs in 1841 & 1846
                      repairs to damages in 1858
Owners: J. Young
Port of registry: Shields
Port of survey: Shields
Voyage: sailed for America

2) Master: Captain Jerrard
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1859
Tonnage: 339 tons
Construction: 1842 in Bristol; repairs to damages in 1859
Owners: Thomson & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for the West Indies

3) Master: Captain Wills
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1858
Tonnage: 300 tons
Construction: 1834 in Chepstow; some repairs in 1858
Owners: Montgomery
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Alloa
Voyage: sailed for the West Indies

AGNES - 1876
Code letters:  TBFG                Official Number:  40833
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage:  1,012 tons gross, 968 under deck and 1,012 net
Dimensions:  172.8 feet long, 32 foot beam and holds 25 feet deep; Poop 18 tons
Construction: in the United States
Owners:  R.S. Allen
Port of registry:  South Shields

AGNESE M - 1901, ex. EVARISTA
Code letters: NBRK                   Official number: 3685
Master: Captain A. Magliulo
Rigging: wood Brig; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; sheathed in yellow metal in Aug. 1900
Tonnage: 233 tons gross, 229 under deck and 221 net
Dimensions: 110.8 feet long, 25.3 foot beam and holds 14.6 feet deep
Construction: 1876, E. Penco in Leghorn
Owners: A. Magliulo
Port of registry: Naples

AGNES MCDONALD - 1891-1894
Master: Captain M.F. Cutler
Rigging: wood Schooner
Tonnage: 107 tons gross, 98 under deck and 107 net
Dimensions: 100 feet long, 23.7 foot beam and holds 10 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 9 tons
Construction: 1891, J. McGill in Shelburne, NS
Owners: Brown Bros.
Port of registry: Victoria, BC

AGNES OSWALD - 1903
Code letters:  PQGB                Official Number:  73829
Rigging:  iron Ship; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,447 tons gross, 1,314 under deck and 1,380 net
Dimensions:  243.5 feet long, 37.2 foot beam and holds 22 feet deep;
                     Quarter Deck 42 feet; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction: 1876, H. Murray & Co. in Port Glasgow
Owners:  T. Law & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

AGNES OTTO 1881
Official Number: 82866
Master: Captain F. Sprengle
Rigging: iron Ship; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads; double bottom, aft 74 feet,
              Forward 99 feet, 305 tons
Tonnage: 1,319 tons gross, 1,074 under deck and 846 net
Dimensions: 249.9 feet long, 32.6 foot beam and holds 17.5 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 95 feet,
                   Bridge Deck 50 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction: 1881, J. Readhead & Co. in South Shields
Owners: G. Otto
Port of registry: London

AGNES ROSE - 1872
Official Number: 56602
Master: Captain W. Purves
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1870; salted;
              fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 991 tons
Dimensions: 203 feet long, 34.6 foot beam and holds 21 feet deep
Construction: 1867, Duthie in Aberdeen
Owners: Rose & Co.
Port of registry: Aberdeen
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

AGNETE MAERSK - 1941, ex. AABENRAA
Official Number: 168505
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder;
              cellular double bottom, aft 86 feet, under engine 18 feet, forward 124 feet, 565 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 48 tons; Aft Peak Tank 87 tons
Tonnage: 2,104 tons gross, 1,842 under deck and 1,207 net
Dimensions: 286 feet long, 43.4 foot beam and holds 18.7 feet deep; Poop 27 feet;
                    Bridge 166 feet; Forecastle 31 feet
Construction: 1921, Yarrow & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 20 1/2, 33 & 54 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 208 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Ministry of War Transport (Mark Withwill & Son Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Belfast

AGOSTINA - 1839-50/1852
Master: Captain W. Perry (1839-42); Captain Volum (1843-50); Captain G. Seller (1852)
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in copper in 1840; sheathed in yellow metal in 1843, 1846 & 1848;
              sheathed in double metal and partly in felt in 1852; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 306 tonsusing old measurements and 333 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1837 , Dundee
Owners: Booth & Co. (1839-50); Hutchinson (1852)
Port of registry: Aberdeen (1839-50); Peterhead (1852)
Port of survey: London (1839-50); Peterhead (1852)
Voyage: New South Wales (1842); Launceston (1843-45); Van Diemen Land (1846-47/1849);
              Greenland (1852)

AGRA  - 1852
Master:  Captain F. MacLean
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal and partially in felt in 1851; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  650 tons using old measurements and 714 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1851 in Sunderland
Owners:  J. Shepherd
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand

AIDAN - 1947
Code letters: GRJN                    Official Number: 131392
Rigging: steel single screw passenger liner; 2 decks & Shelter Deck; 7 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom, aft 108 feet, under engine 23 feet, forward 117 feet, 807 tons;
              Deep Tank aft 33 feet, 546 tons; Forward Peak Tank 105 tons; Aft Peak Tank 24 tons
Tonnage: 4,545 tons gross, 3,673 under deck and 2,875 net
Dimensions: 375.9 feet long, 50.3 foot beam and holds 23.5 feet deep; Bridge 117 feet
Construction: 1911, Tyne Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 40 & 67 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; operating at 180 p.s.I.; 456 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended
                   boilers & 1 auxiliary single ended boiler; 8 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 167 sq. ft.;
                   heating surface 6,955 sq. ft.; engine by Wallsend Slipway Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: Booth Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

AIKSHAW - 1885
Code letters:  WTFL               Official Number:  72922
Master:  Captain G. Tate (1879-85)
Rigging:  iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  596 tons gross, 553 under deck and 573 net
Dimensions:  171 feet long, 28.9 foot beam and holds 18 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 38 feet
Construction:  1875, W. Doxford & Sons in Sunderland
Owners: Hine Bros.
Port of registry:  Maryport

AIRE - 1936
Code letters: MPYL                     Official Number: 161049
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with submarine signalling
              device; cellular double bottom, aft & under engine 73 feet, forward 90 feet, 893 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 17 feet; Aft Peak Tank 40 tons
Tonnage: 1,108 tons gross, 870 under deck and 445 net
Dimensions: 240.6 feet long, 34.1 foot beam and holds 15.4 feet deep; Poop 38 feet;
                    Bridge 85 feet; Forecastle 35 feet
Construction: 1931, Cammell, Laird & Co. Ltd. in Birkenhead
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22, 36 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 39 inches; operating at 200 p.s.I.; 352 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 125 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,220 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: London, Midland & Scottish Railway (Associated Humber Lines, managers)
Port of registry: Goole

AJAX - 1832-1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain C.A. Hiern
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1832
Tonnage: 627 tons
Construction: in Philadelphia; vessel 7 years old (1832)
Owners: R. Kermit; American property
Draught under load: 20 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New York (1833)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Hian
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1831
Tonnage: 627 tons
Construction: 1826 in Philadelphia
Owners: Captain & Co.; American property
Draught under load: 20 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New York

AJMEER - 1864
Master:  Captain Smith
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt & yellow metal in 1864; partly fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage;  1,163 tons.
Dimensions:  189.2 feet long, 37.9 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep.
Construction:  1861, Gass in Saint John, N.B.
Owners:  Oriental Ship Owners Association Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for India

ALACRITY - 1857
Master: Captain J. Sample
Rigging: Snow; sheathed in felt and zinc in 1851; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 211 tons using old measurements and 195 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1844 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1853 & 1856
Owners: T. Taylor
Port of registry: Blyth
Port of survey: Blyth
Voyage: sailed for Stettin

ALAN KER - 1841
Master: Captain McKechnie
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1841
Tonnage: 493 tons using old measurements and 606 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1836 in Miramichi, using Black Birck, Hackmatac & Red Pine;
                      some repairs in 1841
Owners: McKechnie
Port of registry: Greenock
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for the East Indies

ALASKA - 1940, ex. PEEL COUNTY-1933
Code letters: LCBO
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 steel decks; 5 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom 3
              68 feet long, 1,274 tons; Forward Peak Tank 131 tons; Aft Peak Tank 269 tons
Tonnage: 5,681 tons gross, 5,094 under deck and 3,476 net
Dimensions: 410.5 feet long, 54.1 foot beam and holds 27.5 feet deep; Poop 59 feet;
                    Bridge 115 feet; Forecastle 47 feet
Construction: 1918, J. Coughlan & Sons in Vancouver, BC
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; operating at 190 p.s.I.; 523 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                   9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 180 sq. ft.; heating surface 8,010 sq. ft.; fitted for oil
                   fuel; engine by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: D/S A/S Alaska (A. Haaland, manager)
Port of registry: Haugesund
 
ALASKAN 1942, ex. WHEATON
Code letters: WACW                         Official Number: 217232
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks & Shelter Deck; 3rd deck in No. 1 hold;
              7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder & gyro-compass; cellular double
              bottom 363 feet, 1,232 tons; Forward Peak Tank 125 tons; Aft Peak Tank 52 tons
Tonnage: 5,364 tons gross, 4,977 under deck and 3,280 net
Dimensions: 415 feet long, 53.7 foot beam and holds 36.3 feet deep
Construction: 1918, Bethlehem Ship Building Corp. Ltd. in Sparrow Point, MD
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 30 ½, 52 & 86 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 54 inches; 813 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers; 12 corrugated furnaces;
                  grate surface 264 sq. ft.; heating surface 12,020 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: American-Hawaiian Steam Ships Co.
Port of registry: New York

ALAUNIA - 1929
Code letters:  KSTM                          Official Number:  147315
Rigging:  steel twin screws steamer; 2 steel decks & steel Shelter Deck sheathed in wood;
               3rd steel deck in No. 1,2 & 3 holds; 10 cemented bulkheads to Shelter Deck and
               1 cemented bulkhead to Upper Deck; fitted with electric light, wireless, direction finder,
               submarine signalling device & refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom 447 feet long,
               1,927 tons; Deep Tank forward 51 feet, 1,470 tons; Forward Peak Tank 106 tons;
               Aft Peak Tank 47 tons.
Tonnage:  14,030 tons gross, 10,629 under deck and 8,448 net.
Dimensions:  519.6 feet long, 65.2 foot beam and holds 39.2 feet deep;
                     Bridge & Forecastle on Shelter Deck 425 feet long.
Construction:  1925, J. Brown & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  4 steam turbines double reduction geared to 2 screw shafts; operating at 220 p.s.i.;
                   1,640 nominal horsepower; 2 double & 2 single ended boilers, 24 corrugated furnaces;
                   heating surface 19,442 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine by the builders
Owners:  Cunard Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  London

ALBANY - 1895
Code letters:  HWVS                Official Number:  87895
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; web frames; 6 cemented bulkheads; double bottom
               under engine & boilers 50 tons, forward 165 tons; Aft Peak Tank 25 tons;
               Midship Deep Tank 34 feet long, 380 tons
Tonnage:  2,492 tons gross, 2,366 under deck and 1,629 net
Dimensions:  300.7 feet long, 39.2 foot beam and holds 26.4 feet deep; Bridge Deck 73 feet long;
                      Forecastle 43 feet
Construction:  1883, Laird Bros. in Birkenhead
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 35 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 90 p.s.i.; 260 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  S.S. Albany Co. Ltd. (D. MacIver & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

ALBATROSS - 1853
Master:  Captain W. Geeves
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage:  965 tons using old measurements and 1,030 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1850 in Saint John, N.B., using Oak, Hackmatac, Pine & Birch
Owners:  Gibbs & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Melbourne

ALBATROSS - 1918
Official Number: 74854
Rigging: iron paddle steam Brig; 1 deck
Tonnage: 191 tons gross, 191 under deck and 31 net
Dimensions: 131.4 feet long, 21.1 foot beam and holds 10.7 feet deep
Construction: 1875, Barclay, Curle & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion: lever engine with 2 cylinders of 34 inches diameter each; stroke 46 inches;
                   80 registered horsepower; new boiler in 1893; engine by the builders
Owners: J. Wardle & Co.
Port of registry: Melbourne

ALBERT CLEMENT 1920
Code letters:  JKBH                  Official Number: 136784
Master: Captain G.W. Ward
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; fitted with electric light
Tonnage: 1,166 tons gross, 970 under deck and 720 net
Dimensions: 234.2 feet long, 35.3 foot beam and holds 14.5 feet deep; Poop 14 feet;
                    Quarter Deck 56 feet; Bridge 64 feet; Forecastle 25 feet
Construction: 1904, A.G. Neptun in Rostock
Propulsion: triple expansion engine withy 3 cylinders of 16 1/8, 25 5/8 & 43 ¾ inches diameter respectively;
                   98 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Requisitioned by the Admiralty (E.R. Newbigin, manager)
Port of registry: London

ALBINUS - 1864
Master:  Captain Watson
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and zinc in 1861; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  504 tons using old measurements and 495 tons using new measurements
Dimensions:  137.6 feet long, 28 foot beam and holds 18.3 feet deep
Construction:  1852 in Québec
Owners:  a) H. Payn; b) J. Galavan
Port of registry:  a) Liverpool; b) New Ross
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for a) St. Helena; b) South America

ALBION - 1776
Master:  Captain John Stread
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1775
Tonnage:  240 tons
Construction:  1772 in Hull
Owners:  Thomas Scarff
Draught under load:  13 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage:  sailed for Florida

ALBION, ex. ABRAHAM - 1776
Master:  Captain Gilbert Hogg
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; double sheathed
Tonnage:  100 tons
Construction:  1752 in Chester; ship lengthened in 1765; some repairs in 1772; good repairs in 1773;
                        repairs to damages in 1775.
Owners:  Fletchers & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey:  Whitehaven
Voyage:  sailed for Halifax

ALBION 1834-1836
Master: Captain J. Banton (1834-35); Captain W. Paddon (1836)
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in copper
Tonnage: 249 tons
Construction: 1824 in Nova Scotia, using Hackmatac & Pine
Owners: Hicksons
Port of registry: Greenock (1834-35); Limerick (1836)
Port of survey: Cork (1834-36)
Voyage: sailed for Québec (1834-36)

ALBION - 1843

1) Master:  Captain R. Brown
Rigging:  Snow; double sheathed in 1839; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  221 tons
Construction:  1813 in "Crmar", using Oak & Elm; new deck in 1838; major repairs in 1839
Owners:  Guilford
Port of registry:  North Shields
Port of survey:  Shields
Voyage:  sailed for America

2) Master:  Captain Huggins
Rigging:  Ship
Tonnage:  687 tons
Construction:  1834 in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Spruce & Hackmatac
Owners:  Hammond
Port of registry:  Saint John, N.B.
Port of survey: London
Voyage:  sailed for New Brunswick

3) Master:  Captain A. Leslie (1833-43)
Rigging:  Brig; 2 decks; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1840; partly sheathed in copper in 1832 & 1843
Tonnage:  266 tons
Construction:  1826 in Aberdeen; new deck & repairs to damages in 1838; some repairs in 1840 & 1843
Owners: R. Duthie (1833);  A. Cooper (1843)
Port of registry:  Aberdeen
Port of survey:  Aberdeen
Voyage:  sailed for Miramichi (1833); Halifax (1843)

4) Master:  Captain Robinson
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in 1839
Tonnage:  186 tons
Construction:  1817 "Hrngn"; new deck in 1835; new wales, top sides & some repairs in 1839;
                       major repairs in 1843
Owners:  Duggan & Co.
Port of registry:  Maryport
Port of survey:  Maryport
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

ALBION - 1845
Master: Captain T. Jones
Rigging: Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 93 tons using old measurements and 77 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1842 in South Wales
Owners: Green & Co.
Port of registry: Cardigan
Port of survey: Cork
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade

ALBION - 1868-1872
Official Number:  18692
Master:  Captain H. McCauley (1868-71); Captain W. Stone (1872)
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and zinc in 1866; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  392 tons
Dimensions:  121.9 feet long, 28.4 foot beam
Construction:  1857 in Blyth; new keelson & some repairs in 1871
Owners:  Robinson
Port of registry:  Blyth
Port of survey:  Blyth
Voyage:  sailed for the Mediterannean Sea (1868); the West Indies (1869-70); Lisbon (1872)

ALBION - 1879-1880
Official Number: 52618
Master: Captain G. Thompson (1879); Captain T. Robertson (1880)
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 224 tons gross, 221 under deck and 144 net
Construction: 1865, Todd in Glasgow; repairs to damages in 1871 & 1878
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 19 & 38 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 22 inches; operating at 60 p.s.i.; 60 horsepower; engine compounded in 1871;
                   new boilers in 1876; engine by Hawthorn & Co. in Leith
Owners: London & Edinburg Ship Co.
Port of registry: Leith

ALBURY - 1821

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Bothwick
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper
Tonnage: 343 tons
Construction: in Newcastle; vessel 17 years old
Owners: Cumming
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Cowes
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Worts
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1815
Tonnage: 343 tons
Construction: 1804 in Newcastle; new deck & good repairs in 1812
Owners: Cumming
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Elsinor

ALCEMA - 1841
Master:  Captain Galbraith
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and copper in 1841
Tonnage:  393 tons using old measurements and 319 tons using new measurments
Construction:  1840 in Sunderland; partial Pitch Pine planking
Owners:  Barrell & Co.
Port of registry:  Port Glasgow
Port of survey:  Leith
Voyage:  sailed for Port Philip

ALCHYMIST - 1896
Code letters: PDTM                    Official Number: 105770
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 6 cemented bulkheads; water ballast;
              carrying tar in bulk
Tonnage: 382 tons gross, 343 under deck and 209 net
Dimensions: 147.5 feet long, 24.1 foot beam and holds 12.8 feet deep;
                    Quarter Deck 23 feet; Forecastle 23 feet
Construction: 1895, W. Dobson & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 12 1/2, 20 & 33 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 24 inches; 50 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 2 plain furnaces;
                  grate surface 31 sq. ft.; heating surface 990 sq. ft.; new double ended boiler in 1896;
                  engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: Burt, Boulton & Haywood Ltd.
Port of registry: London

ALECTO - 1841
Master:  Captain J. Ashford
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in felt and copper in 1837
Tonnage:  266 tons using old measurements and 321 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1825 in Liverpool; some repairs in 1837
Owners:  T. Hatton
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Jamaica

ALEGRIA - 1923, ex. EATON GROVE, ex. PEREZ, ex. EASTERN COAST
                               ex. POWERFUL
Rigging:  steel single screw  steamer; 1 deck; deep framing; 4 cemented bulkheads; lower deck 28 feet
               in forehold; fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom, aft 74 feet, under engine 20 feet,
              133 tons; Forward Peak Tank 38 tons; Aft Peak Tank 21 tons
Tonnage:  1,607 tons gross, 1,296 under deck and 860 net
Dimensions:  270.4 feet long, 36 foot beam and holds 19.3 feet deep; Poop 164 feet; Forecastle 74 feet
Construction:  1903, Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21 1/2, 34 & 56 inches diameter;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 238 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    8 plain furnaces; grate surface 132 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,098 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners:  Mexican American Fruit & Steam Ship Corp. (Standard Fruit & Steam Ship Co. and
               Di Giorgio Fruit Corp., managers)
Port of registry:  La Ceiba, Honduras

ALERT - 1835
Master: Captain W. Boyd
Rigging: Brig; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 192 tons
Construction: Prize of capture
Owners: Skelton & Co.
Port of registry: Peterhead
Port of survey: Peterhead
Voyage: sailed for Québec

ALERT - 1835/1840
Master:  Captain S. Duncan (1835); Captain D. Hayton (1840)
Rigging:  Brig
Tonnage:  147 tons
Construction:  1826 in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Oak, Elm, Pine & Hackmatac;
                        major repairs in 1834
Owners:  Duncan (1835); S. Mordaff (1840)
Port of registry:  Glasgow (1835); Harrington (1840)
Port of survey:  Liverpool (1835); Workington (1840)
Voyage:  sailed for Gibraltar (1835); on Coastal Trade (1840)

ALERT - 1880
Rigging:  wood single screw steamer; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  95 tons gross, 88 under deck and 70 net
Dimensions:  80.6 feet long, 19.4 foot beam and holds 9.3 feet deep
Construction:  1872, J. Humphreys & Co. in Aberdeen
Propulsion:  steam engine
Owners:  E. Hanson
Port of registry:  Liverpool

ALEX VAN OPSTAL - 1940
Code letters: ONCH
Rigging: steel single screw motor passenger liner; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 3rd deck forward of
              machinery space; 7 bulkheads; fitted with direction finder, echo sounding device &
              refrigareting machinery; cruiser stern; cellular double bottom 367 feet, 1,462 tons;
              Midship Tanks 42 feet, 1,294 tons; Forward Peak Tank 84 tons Aft Peak Tank 131 tons
Tonnage: 5,965 tons gross, 4,744 under deck and 3,447 net
Dimensions: 420 feet long, 57.1 foot beam and holds 26.4 feet deep; Poop 73 feet; Forecastle 48 feet
Construction: 1937, Nakskov Skibs. A/S, Nakskov
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 5 cylinders of 24 7/17 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 55 1/8 inches; 1,026 nominal horsepower; engine by Akt. Burmeister & Wain,
                   in Copenhagen
Owners: Compagnie Maritime Belge (Lloyd Royal) S.A.
Port of registry: Anvers

ALEXANDER - 1819

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain R. Lyon
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 169 tons
Construction: in New Carlisle; vessel 1 year old
Owners: Rennie
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: Greenock
Voyage: sailed for Prince Edward Island

ALEXANDER - 1846
Master: Captain J. Fenner
Rigging: Snow; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 257 tons
Construction: Prize of capture; vessel lengthened in 1815; major repairs in 1838;
                      partial new keel in 1845
Owners: G.D. Palmer
Port of registry: Yarmouth
Port of survey: Yarmouth
Voyage: sailed for Québec                    ABANDONED

ALEXANDER BLACK - 1908
Code letters: MDGT                   Official Number: 94217
Master: Captain W. Griffith (1902-08)
Rigging: steel Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,493 tons gross, 1,399 under deck and 1,391 net
Dimensions: 241 feet long, 37.5 foot beam and holds 21.5 feet deep;
                    Poop 31 feet; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction: 1891, A. McMillan & Son Ltd., Dumbarton
Owners: Chadwick, Wainwright & Co.
Port of registry: Londonderry

ALEXANDER GRANT - 1837/1839-1840
Master:  Captain J. Brown (1837); Captain Thornton (1839-1840)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1840
Tonnage:  584 tons using old measurements and 689 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1836 in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, White Oak, Spruce & Pine
Owners:  Robinson (1837); Cannon & Co. (1839-1840)
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Mobile (1839); New Orleans (1840)

ALEXANDRA - 1881
Official Number:  70227
Master:  Captain Johnson
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 2 decks & partial Awning Deck; 5 cemented bulkheads;
               Midship Deep Tank 27 feet, 135 tons
Tonnage:  590 tons gross, 509 under deck and 308 net
Dimensions:  196.2 feet long, 27.5 foot beam and holds 14.7 feet deep;
                     Poop, Forecastle & partial Awning Deck 285 tons
Construction:  1874, Osbourne, Graham & Co. in Sunderland
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 27 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 33 inches; operating at 65 p.s.i.; 99 horsepower; engine by
                    Hawks, Crowsway & Co. in Glasgow
Owners:  Swedish Steamship Co.
Port of registry:  Malmo

ALFRED - 1841-1842
Master:  Captain J. Flint
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt & copper in 1835, sheathed in yellow metal in 1838 & 1841;
               fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  716 tons
Construction:  1818 in Chittagong, using Teak; some repairs in 1835.
Owners:  Flint & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney.

ALFRED - 1857
Master:  Captain Cossey
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,278 tons
Construction:  1852 in New Brunswick, using Hackmatac, Birch, Pine & Oak
Owners:  Farnworth
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

ALFRED - 1864
Master: Captain Tickle
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862
Tonnage: 1,291 tons using old measurements and 1,350 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 175 feet long, 40.5 foot beam and hols 23.5 feet deep
Construction: 1845 in London
Owners: Bremner & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

ALFRED HAWLEY - 1864-1870/1874
Code letters: QCVH                   Official Number: 29015
Master: Captain T. Almond (1864-70); Captain J. Balfour (1874)
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1864, 1866, 1868, 1870 & 1873; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 420 tons
Dimensions: 134 feet long, 29 foot beam and holds 16.1 feet deep
Construction: 1860, Pile Jr. in Sunderland; some repairs in 1870
Owners: Walker & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Hobart Town (1864); Australia (1865-68/1870)

ALGERIA - 1940
Code letters: SLFA                    Official Number: 6635
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 4 bulkheads, partly asphalted & partly
              cemented; fitted with direction finder; cellular double bottom 237 feet, 473 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 44 tons; Aft Peak Tank 23 tons
Tonnage: 1,617 tons gross and 803 tons net
Dimensions: 270.9 feet long, 41.2 foot beam and holds 22.6 feet deep
Construction: 1921, Oskarshamn M.V. Aktieb, Oskarshamn
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 1/2, 35 13/16 & 57 11/16 inches diameter
                   respectively; stroke 36 inches; operating at 185 p.s.I.; 271 nominal horsepower; 2 single
                   ended boilers with superheaters; 6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 87 sq. ft.;
                   heating surface 3,800 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Rederei Aktieb. Svenska Lloyd (K.R. Bökman, manager)
Port of registry: Gothenberg

ALICE - 1852-1853
Master: Captain Mills
Rigging: Snow; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 180 tons
Construction: 1850 in Sunderland
Owners: Huntley
Port of registry: Sunderland

ALICE THOMPSON - 1857
Master:  Captain M. Ellison
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  309 tons
Construction:  1852 in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1855
Owners:  J. Thompson
Port of registry:  South Shields
Port of survey:  Sunderland
Voyage:  sailed for India

ALIQUIS - 1865
Master: Captain J. Davidson
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1864; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,150 tons using old measurements and 1,247 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 185.9 feet long, 36.3 foot beam and holds 22.9 feet deep
Construction: 1854 in Québec
Owners: G. Marshall
Port of registry: London

ALJA - 1939
Code letters: PCME
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 1 deck; machinery aft; water ballast
Tonnage: 385 tons gross and 249 tons net
Dimensions: 141.1 feet long, 24.9 foot beam and holds 8.5 feet deep; Poop 25 feet; Forecastle 19 feet
Construction: 1936, Gebr. van Diepen in Waterhuizen
Propulsion: 4-stroke, single acting oil engine with 6 cylinders of 11 inches diameter each; stroke 17 11/16 inches;
                   70 nominal horsepower; engine by Humboldt-Deutzmotoren A.G. in Koln-Deutz
Owners: J. van Dijk
Port of registry: Groningen

ALLIGATOR COLUMBUS - 1992
Code letters: 3ETV8                  Official Number: 19551-91
Rigging: motor container ship; 1 deck
Tonnage: 41,444 tons gross, 19,084 tons net and 40,331 tons deadweight
Dimensions: 230 meters long, 32.2 meters beam and holds 21.1 meters deep
Construction: 1991, Tsuneishi Zosen K.K. in Numakuma
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting diesel engine with 9 cylinders of 800 mm. diameter each;
                  stroke 2,592 mm; 25,083 Kw (34,101 brake horsepower);
                  engine by Mitsui Engine & Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Tamano
Owners: Camellia Container Carrier S.A. (M.O. Ship Management Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Panama

ALLINGA - 1917
Code letters:  PGCB                  Official Number:  105578
Master:  Captain B.M. Beek, appointed to the vessel in 1916
Rigging:  steel twin screws steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck sheathed in teak; 6 cemented bulkheads;
               web frames; fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom, aft 76 feet,
               under engine 18 feet, forward 106 feet, 399 tons; Forward Peak Tank 55 tons; Aft Peak Tank 23 tons
Tonnage:  2,242 tons gross, 1,986 under deck and 1,406 net
Dimensions:  279.7 feet long, 42.5 foot beam and holds 13 feet deep; Poop 32 feet; Bridge 86 feet;
                     Forecastle 36 feet
Construction:  1897, Scott & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 15 1/2, 25 & 40 inches each pair; stroke 30 inches;
                   272 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 120 sq. ft.;
                   heating surface 4,270 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners:  Adelaide Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Adelaide

ALMETA QUEEN - 1948
Official Number: 178622
Rigging: wood twin screws motor trawler
Tonnage: 120 tons gross, 118 under deck and 81 net
Dimensions: 107.5 feet long, 18 foot beam and holds 10.3 feet deep
Construction: 1943, War Supply Ltd. in Toronto
Propulsion: twin oil engines with 24 cylinders of 5 3/4 inches diameter each; stroke 7 inches;
                  engine by Hall-Scott Motor Co. in Berkeley, CA
Owners: Abaco Trading Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Nassau

ALMORA - 1852-1857
Master:  Captain Williams
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856; partly fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  1,248 tons using old measurements and 1,238 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1853 in Quebec using Oak & Tamarack
Owners:  Gould & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

ALOE  - 1857-1860
Master: Captain Hewison
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,024 tons
Construction: 1856, Miramichi, using Birch, Tamarack, Oak & Red Pine
Owners: J. Jardine
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool(1857-59); London (1860)
Voyage: Australia (1860)

ALONSO - 1873
Code letters:  JHND               Official Number:  60167
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner.
Tonnage:  1,329 tons gross, 1,117 under deck and 1,055 net.
Dimensions:  240 feet long, 32.1 foot beam and holds 19.5 feet deep;
                      Poop 200 tons; Forecastle 12 tons.
Construction:  1869 in Stockton
Propulsion:  engine with 2 cylinders; 90 horsepower.
Owners:  E. Leetham
Port of registry:  Hull

ALPHA - 1881
Code letters: LNTK                    Official Number: 14603
Master: Captain J. Fisher
Rigging: Brig; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 156 tons gross, 149 under deck and 138 net
Dimensions: 90 feet long, 20.4 foot beam and holds 13 feet deep
Construction: 1851 in Workington; some repairs in 1866, 1870 & 1878;
                      new deck in 1867
Owners: W.R. Kelly
Port of registry: Whitehaven

ALPINE - 1860-1865
Master:  Captain Crawford (1860); Captain Rose (1861-62); Captain W. Watt (1862-63);
             Captain P. McIntyre (1863-64); Captain A. Barclay (1865)
Rigging:  Ship, sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1859, 1863 & 1865
Tonnage:  1,164 tons
Dimensions:  200 feet long, 35 foot beam and holds 22.9 feet deep
Construction:  1859, Denny & Co. in Dumbarton; some repairs in 1865
Owners:  McAlpine (1860-62); W. Rankin (1862); Gilroy Bros. (1863-65)
Port of registry:  Greenock (1860-62); Dundee (1863-65)
Port of survey:  Clyde (1860); London (1861-64); Plymouth (1865)
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand (1860); Australia (1862); India (1865)

ALSAGER - 1863
Master:  a) Captain Grant; b) Captain Peterson
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1863; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,210 tons
Dimensions:  176.8 feet long, 38.4 foot beam and holds 24.9 feet deep
Construction:  1863, King in New Brunswick
Owners:  a) H. Wilson; b) Bright & Co.
Port of registry:  a) Saint John, N.B.; b) Liverpool
Port of survey:  a) Saint John, N.B.; b) Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for a) Liverpool; b) India

ALSATIAN - 1880
Code letters:  QNKV               Official Number:  76490
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer
Tonnage:  1,765 tons gross, 1,686 under deck and 1,158 net
Dimensions:  312 feet long, 31.2 foot beam and holds 23.9 feet deep; Forecastle 28 tons
Construction:  1877, Leyland in Liverpool
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 24 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 39 inches; 220 horsepower; engine by J. Jones & Co. in Liverpool
Owners:  Alsation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

ALSTER - 1830
Master: Captain T. Smith
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams.
Tonnage:  193 tons.
Construction:  1817 in Hull; damage repairs and good repairs in 1829
Owners:  T. Walker
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey:  Sunderland
Voyage:  sailed for London

ALSTON 1903-13
Code letters: VGFM                        Official Number: 115154
Master: Captain W. Wilson (1903-06); Captain H.M.D. Wyatt (1906-13)
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 2 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkehads;
              web frames; cellular double bottom, aft 114 feet, under engine 22 feet, forward 142 feet,
              788 tons; Aft Peak Tank 138 tons
Tonnage: 3,955 tons gross, 3,757 under deck and 2,563 net
Dimensions: 347 feet long, 46.5 foot beam and holds 19.9 feet deep; Poop 223 feet; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1903, J. Priestman & Co. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 1/2 & 69 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; operating at 180 p.s.I.; 358 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 129 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,620 sq. ft.; engine by
                   Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Webster & Barraclough
Port of registry: West Hartlepool

AL SUDAN, ex. EMPIRE ARQUEBUS, launched as CAPE ST. VINCENT - 1947
Code letters:  SUDS                  Official Number:  104
Rigging:  single screw steamer; 3 decks; fitted for oil fuel; equipped with direction finder &
               gyro-compass; water ballast.
Tonnage:  7,177 tons gross, 6,087 under deck and 4,823 net.
Dimensions:  396.5 feet long, 60.1 foot beam and holds 35 feet deep
Construction:  1944, Consolidated Steel Corp. Ltd. in Wilmington, CA.; partly electric welded.
Propulsion:  2 steam turbines double reduction geared to 1 screw shaft; engine by
                    Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing in Essington, PA.
Owners:  Société Misr de Navigation Maritime

ALUMBAGH - 1870
Master:  a)  Captain W. Dale; b) Captain J. Low
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1869; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  1,137 tons
Dimensions:  190 feet long, 36 foot beam and holds 23.8 feet deep
Construction:  1863, Laing in Sunderland
Owners:  Dunbar & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for a) Australia; b) India
 

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