Register of Ships - Am-An
transcribed from the Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping AMANA - 1903-1912
Code letters: NWLC                  Official Number: 105324
Master: Captain R. Routledge
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom, aft 122 feet, under engine & boilers 42 feet, 413 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 68 tons; Aft Peak Tank 41 tons; Midship Tank 30 feet, 498 tons
Tonnage: 3,412 tons gross, 3,207 under deck and 2,161 net
Dimensions: 350 feet long, 45.2 foot beam and holds 18.5 feet deep; Poop 38 feet;
                    Bridge 76 feet; Forecastle 44 feet
Construction: 1895, Palmers' Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 40 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 287 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 85 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,410 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Furness, Withy & Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

AMARYLLIS - 1887
Code letters:  WTJQ               Official Number:  70405
Rigging:  iron single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 2 decks, 1 of iron; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented
                bulkheads; double bottom, aft 80 feet long, forward 96 feet.
Tonnage:  1,714 tons gross, 1,669 under deck and 1,109 net.
Dimensions:  264.4 feet long, 34 foot beam and holds 24.3 feet deep.
Construction:  1875, Cole Bros. in Newcastle; repairs to damages in 1881.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 31 & 58 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 33 inches; operating at 60 p.s.i.; 150 horsepower; engine by
                    North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners:  J. Robinson & Sons
Port of registry:  North Shields
Port of survey:  Cardiff

AMAZON - 1817

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Newman
Rigging: Brig; 2 decks; sheathed in 1814
Tonnage: 214 tons
Construction: in Massachusetts; vessel 12 years old
Owners: Phillips; American property
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Plymouth

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Irvin
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1815
Tonnage: 210 tons
Construction: in America; thorough repairs on 1814
Owners: Phillips; American property
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Plymouth
V oyage: sailed for Philadelphia

AMAZONAS - 1893
Code letters: WTBL                      Official Number: 70893
Master: Captain W. Rees
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,057 tons gross, 1,019 under deck and 673 net
Dimensions: 229.2 feet long, 29.5 foot beam and holds 20.8 feet deep
Construction: 1874, A. Simey & Co. in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1888
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 27 & 53 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 110 horsepower; new boilers in 1884;
                   engine by Hawks, Crawshy & Son in Gateshead
Owners: J. Laing
Port of registry: Sunderland                     MISSING SINCE Dec.1893

AMAZONIA - 1863
Master: Captain Power
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 279 tons
Dimensions: 120 feet long, 26.2 foot beam and holds 14.7 feet deep
Construction: 1862, Longworth on Prince Edward Island
Owners: T. Redway
Port of registry: Exmouth
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Africa

AMBROSIUS - 1852
Master:  Captain Arurdson
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1849
Tonnage:  360 tons using old measurements and 330 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1849 in Gottenberg
Owners:  Lillgegvist
Port of registry:  Gottenberg
Port of survey:  Hull
Voyage:  sailed for Rio de Janeiro

AMELIA - 1852/1855
Master:  Captain B. Wilson
Rigging:  Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage:  240 tons using old measurements and 150 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1847 in Aberdeen
Owners:  Falkland Islands Co.
Port of registry:  Falkland Islands
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Rio de Janeiro (1852); Falkland Islands (1855)

AMELIA - 1871
Master:  a) Captain S. Simpson; b) Captain Thomas
Rigging:  Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  164 tons
Dimensions;  107.8 feet long, 24.2 foot beam and holds 11.3 feet deep
Construction:  1866, Meldrum in Boness
Owners:  Meldrum & Co.
Port of registry:  Boness
Port of survey:  a) Leith; b) Leith
Voyage:  a) France; b) Baltic

AMELIA THOMPSON - 1836
Master:  Captain Tomlinson
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in copper in 1834
Tonnage:  477 tons
Construction:  1833 in Sunderland
Owners:  J. Pirie
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Lanceston

AMERICA - 1842
Master:  Captain Cunningham
Rigging:  Ship; sheahted in felt and copper in 1837
Tonnage:  447 tons
Construction:  prize of capture; Pitch Pine top sides; some repairs in 1837
Owners:  Dawson & Co.
Port of registry:  Baltimore
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Baltimore

AMERICA - 1855

1) Master:  Captain Gardyne
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1854; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  706 tons using old measurements and 690 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1848 in Nova Scotia, using Hackmatac and Spruce
Owners:  Baines & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

2) Master:  Captain W. Pirrie
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,473 tons using old measurements and 1,673 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1852 in Quebec, using Oak, Tamarack, Elm & Pine; repairs to damages in 1853
Owners:  Sinclair & Co.
Port of registry:  Belfast
Port of survey:  Liverpool

AMERICA - 1887
Code letters:  QRVP
Master:  Captain Bödcker
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque
Tonnage:  2,752 tons gross and 1,794 tons net
Dimensions:  328.8 feet long, 40 foot beam and holds 33.1 feet deep
Construction:  1863, Caird & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion:  steam engine with 2 cylinders of 56 & 96 inches diameter respectively; stroke 48 inches
                    700 horsepower; new engine in 1872; engine by Day, Summers & Co. in Southampton
Owners:  Norddeutscher Lloyd
Port of registry:  Bremen

AMERICAN FORESTER - 1960, ex. PIONEER WAVE-1957
                ex. CARRIER PIGEON-1946
Code letters: KQOZ                    Official Number: 248074
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 3 decks; fitted with direction finder, echo souding device,
              gyro-compass & radar
Tonnage: 8,329 tons gross, 4,921 tons net and 10,466 tons summer deadweight
Dimensions: 459ft. 6in. long, 63ft. 1in. beam and holds 27ft. 8in. deep
Construction: 1945, Moore Dry Dock & Co. in Oakland, CA
Owners: United States Lines Co.
Port of registry: New York

AMERICAN TRAVELER - 1949
Code letters: AOPS                    Official Number: 249123
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 3 decks; fitted with direction finder, echo sounding device and
              refrigerating machinery
Tonnage: 8,228 tons gross and 4,833 tons net
Dimensions: 441.2 feet long, 63.2 foot beam and holds 36.7 feet deep; Bridge 79 feet
Construction: 1946, North Carolina Ship Building Co. in Wilmington, NC
Propulsion: 2 steam turbines double reduction geared to single screw shaft; engine by
                   General Electric Co. in Lynn, MA
Owners: United States Lines Co.
Port of registry: New York

AMERIGO VESPUCCI - 1908
Code letters: NCKW                    Official Number: 6
Master: Captain G. Ronchi
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; fitted with electric light
Tonnage: 796 tons gross, 612 under deck and 458 net
Dimensions: 226.3 feet long, 28.2 foot beam and holds 15.3 feet deep
Construction: 1900, Societa Esercizio Bacini, Riva Trigoso
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 19 1/10, 31 1/8 & 51 1/5 inches diameter
                   respectively; stroke 30 inches; 134 nominal horsepower; engine by
                   Gonderia Orotea, Palermo
Owners: Navigazione Generale Italiana
Port of registry: Palermo

AMERIQUE, ex. IMPERATRICE EUGENIE, ex. ATLANTIQUE - 1887
Code letters:  BKGT
Master:  Captain Basquesne
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 3 decks & awning deck; 9 cemented bulkheads.
Tonnage:  4,517 tons gross and 3,034 net.
Dimensions:  393.7 feet long, 43.9 foot beam and holds 29 feet deep.
Construction:  1865, Scott & Co. in Saint Nazaire; repairs to damages in 1877.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 4 inverted cylinders of 41 & 75 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 51 inches; operating at 71 p.s.i.; 900 horsepower; new engine in 1871;
                    new boilers in 1881; engine by Maudsley Sons & Field in London.
Owners:  Compagnie Generale Transatlantique
Port of registry:  Le Havre
Port of survey:  Le Havre

AMHERST - 1919, ex. LADY GLOVER
Code letters:  WNJD             Official Number:  78142
Master:  Captain J. Hearn, appointed to the vessel in 1916
Rigging:  wood single screw steamer; 1 deck; fastened with copper; salted; machinery aft
Tonnage:  138 tons gross, 117 under deck and 94 net
Dimensions:  113 feet long, 18.5 foot beam and holds 10.5 feet deep
Construction:  1877, W. Allsup & Sons in Preston
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 20 & 40 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 24 inches; 60 registered horsepower; engine by Fawcett, Preston & Co. in Liverpool
Owners:  Gulf Pulp & Paper Co.
Port of registry:  Charlottetown

AMITY - 1835/1838-1839
Master:  Captain R. Suttie (1835); Captain D. Rae (1835); Captain J. Leslie (1838-39);
             Captain J. Cumming (1839)
Rigging:  Brig; double sheathed in 1836; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  312 tons
Construction:  1825 in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Pine & Hackmatac; repairs to damages in 1835;
                       some repairs in 1836
Owners:  J. Gray (1835); A. Harvey (1838-39)
Port of registry:  a) Liverpool (1835); b) Aberdeen (1835/1838-39)
Port of survey:  a) Liverpool (1835); b) Aberdeen (1835/1838-39)
Voyage:  sailed for Québec (1835/1838-39)

AMY - 1845/1859
Master:  Captain Ruggles (1845); Captain J. Hadgraft (1859)
Rigging:  Schooner; fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  93 tons (1845); 106 tons (1859)
Construction:  1827 in Ipswich; vessel lengthened, new deck & major repairs in 1838;
                        some repairs in 1844; repairs to damages in 1845; vessel lengthened in 1859
Port of registry:  Ipswich
Port of survey:  Ipswich
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

AMY - 1887
Code letters:  JFMV                 Official Number:  62136
Master:  Captain J. Sanders
Rigging:  wood Brigantine; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1881; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  181 tons gross, 181 under deck and 167 net
Dimensions:  102.5 feet long, 23.7 foot beam and holds 12.6 feet deep
Construction:  1868, Mansfield in Teignmouth
Owners:  W.C. Philips
Port of registry:  Plymouth

AMY DORA - 1876
Code letters: PCQK                  Official Number: 70402
Master: Captain D. Downie
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              partial double bottom
Tonnage: 1,708 tons gross, 1,662 under deck and 1,107 net
Dimensions: 265 feet long, 34 foot beam and holds 24.4 feet deep
Construction: 1875, Cole in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 31 & 58 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 150 horsepower; engine by North East Marine Co. in Sunderland
Owners: J. Robinson
Port of registry: North Shields

ANACREON - 1830

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Lenox
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1827; copper repaired in 1830
Tonnage:  427 tons
Construction:  New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Spruce, Hackmatac, Pine & Oak; vessel 6 years old
Owners:  Evans & Co.
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Virginia

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Lenox
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1826
Tonnage:  429 tons
Construction:  1825 in New Brunswick
Owners:  Evans
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for India

ANCHORIA -1887
Code letters:  QFSW               Official Number:  70476
Master:  Captain J.J. Small, appointed to the shipping line in 1863 and to the ship in 1884
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque; 2 decks, 1 iron; 2 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads and
               2 partial bulkheads
Tonnage:  4,168 tons gross, 4,081 under deck and 2,713 net.
Dimensions:  408 feet long, 40.1 foot beam and holds 33.8 feet deep; House on deck 87 tons.
Construction:  1874, Barrow Ship Building Co. in Barrow
Propulsion:  compound engine with  2 inverted cylinders of 59 & 107 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 60 p.s.i.; 500 horsepower;
                    engine by the builders
Owners:  Barrow Steam Ships Co.
Port of registry:  Barrow

ANDALUSIAN - 1877
Code letters: RBLG                  Official Number: 76538
Master: Captain V. Lazzolo
Rigging: iron single screw steamer;
Tonnage: 1,763 tons gross, 1,686 under deck and 1,158 net
Dimensions: 312 feet long, 31.3 foot beam and holds 23.9 feet deep; Forecastle 27 tons
Construction: 1877, Leyland in Liverpool
Propulsion: compound engine with 4 inverted cylinders of 24 & 50 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 39 inches; 220 horsepower; engine by J. Jack, Rollo & Co. in Liverpool
Owners: F.R. Leyland
Port of registry: Liverpool

ANDERS JAHRE - 1940
Code letters: LKFE
Rigging: steel single screw motor tanker; 1 deck; machinery aft; fitted with direction finder and
              echo sounding device; water ballast
Tonnage: 9,970 tons gross, 9,190 under deck and 5,908 net
Dimensions: 492.9 feet long, 66.1 foot beam and holds 36.5 feet deep;
                    Poop 113 feet; Forecastle 74 feet
Construction: 1939, Bremer Vulkan in Vegesack
Propulsion: 2-stroke, double acting oile engine with 6 cylinders of 23 5/8 inches diameter each;
                  stroke 43 5/16 inches; 1,163 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Skibs. A/S Snefonn (Sig. Bergesen d.y. & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Stavenger

ANDES - 1848
Master:  Captain C. Wilson
Rigging:  Snow
Tonnage:  285 tons
Construction:  1826 in Grimsby; some repairs in 1844, 46 & 48
Port of registry:  Newcastle
Port of survey:  Shields                                    
Voyage:  sailed for the Baltic                                 FOUNDERED

ANDINO - 1937
Code letters: GYMQ                        Official Number: 164526
Rigging: steel twin screws steam tanker; 1 deck; longitudinal framing at bottom & at deck; rudder electric welded;
              8 bulkheads, partly cemented, partly asphalted; cruiser stern; machinery aft, fitted with
              gyro-compass, echo sounding device & submarine signalling device; cellular double bottom,
              under engine & boilers 58 feet, 158 tons; Deep Tank forward 30 feet, 503 tons; Forward Peak
              Tank 162 tons; Aft Peak Tank 189 tons
Tonnage: 4,569 tons gross, 3,416 under deck and 2,227 net
Dimensions: 362 feet long, 64.2 foot beam and holds 17.8 feet deep; Poop 87 feet;
                    Bridge Deck 36 feet; Forecastle 31 feet
Construction: 1935, Howaldtswerke A.G. in Kiel
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 20 1/16, 32 11/16 & 54 5/16 inches diameter
                   each pair; stroke 37 7/16 inches; operating at 225 p.s.I.; 416 nominal horsepower;
                   2 water tube boilers; heating surface 6,997 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Lago Shipping Co. Ltd. (F.J. Wolfe, manager)
Port of registry: London

ANDORA 1904-1905
Code letters: WBJR                          Official Number: 84129
Master: Captain W. Richards
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,723 tons gross, 1,592 under deck and 1,597 net
Dimensions: 251 feet long, 39 foot beam and holds 24 feet deep
Construction: 1881, Richardson, Duck & Co. in Stockton
Owners: Andora Ship Co. Ltd., (E.F. & W. Roberts, managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool

ANDREW JACKSON - 1867 (Mercantile Navy List & Maritime Directory)
Code letters: VLNT                      Official Number: 46949
Rigging: sailing Ship
Tonnage: 1,253 tons
Owners: Hermann L. Seligmann of Glasgow
Port of registry: Glasgow

ANDROMACHE - 1848
Master: Captain Passmore
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1848
Tonnage: 468 tons
Construction: 1828 in Scarborough; thorough repairs in 1845; repairs to damages in 1848
Owners: Tebbut & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Port Philip

ANDROMACHE - 1853
Master:  Captain J. Tate
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1849
Tonnage:  346 tons
Construction:  1824 in Hull; some repairs in 1845 & 1849
Owners:  Holderness
Port of registry:  Liverpool

ANDROMEDA - 1833

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Gales
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1831
Tonnage:  400 tons
Construction:  1819 in Sunderland; good repairs in 1828; new wales, top side & good repairs in 1830;
                       repairs to damages in 1831
Owners:  Stoveld
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Gales
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1831
Tonnage:  408 tons
Construction:  in Sunderland; vessel 14 years old; new wales, upper works & major repairs in 1829;
                      some repairs in 1831
Owners:  W. Stovell
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

ANGLIAN - 1895-1896
Code letters: NVJQ                    Official Number: 68820
Master: Captain P. Le Nevew
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              Midship tank 20 feet, 80 tons
Tonnage: 2,159 tons gross, 2,120 under deck and 1,354 net
Dimensions: 314 feet long, 35.8 foot beam and holds 26.4 feet deep;
                    Bridge 49 feet; Forecastle 46 feet
Construction: 1873, Aitken & Mansel in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 & 69 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; operating at 150 p.s.i.; 309 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended boilers;
                   8 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 240 sq. ft.; engine tripled in 1885;
                   engine by T. Richardson & Sons in Hartlepool
Owners: Huddart, Parker & Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Melbourne

ANGLICANIA - 1833/1838-1840 (1833 Red Book - Shipowners only)
Master: Captain Maling (1833); Captain Burridge (1838-40)
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in copper in 1835 & 1840; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 248 tons
Construction: 1832 in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1839 & 1840
Owners: Maling & Co. (1833); Gaden & Co. (1838-40)
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of registry: Poole
Port of survey: Sunderland (1833); Shields (1838); Poole (1839-40)
Voyage: sailed for Archangel (1833); London (1838); Hull (1839); Liverpool (1840)

ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN - 1937
Code letters:  GMXW                      Official Number:  149817
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 steel decks & steel Shelter Deck; 7 cemented bulkheads;
                cellular double bottom 355 feet long, 1,340 tons; Deep Tank aft 23 feet, 998 tons;
                Forward Peak Tank 89 tons; Aft Peak Tank 185 tons; fitted with direction finder; flat keel.
Tonnage:  5,456 tons gross, 5,013 under deck and 3,332 net.
Dimensions:  426 feet long, 58 foot beam and holds 26.1 feet deep.
Construction:  1927, Short Bros. Ltd. in Sunderland.
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 4 cylinders of 23 1/2, 32 1/2, 47 & 68 inches diameter
                    respectively; stroke 48 inches; operating at 220 p.s.i.; 453 nominal horsepower;
                    3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 141 sq. ft.; heating surface
                    6,216 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle.
Owners:  Nitrate Producers' Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Lawther, Latta & Co. Ltd. managers)
Port of registry:  London

ANGLO-INDIAN - 1883

1) Call sign:  NKTR                 Official Number:  22181
Master:  a) Captain J. Kirkpatrick;  b)  Captain Henningsen
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1881; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  444 tons gross, 412 under deck and 400 net
Dimensions:  133.4 feet long, 28.5 foot beam and holds 18.2 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Deck 37 feet long; Forecastle 24 feet
Construction:  1858, Briggs in Sunderland; new deck in 1871; repairs to damages in 1877
Owners:  a) F. Ringer; b) Grand & J. Sharp
Port of registry:  Shanghai

2) Official Number:  86119
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 1 iron deck & iron Spar Deck; 3 tiers of beams;
               5 cemented bulkheads; double bottom, aft 80 feet, forward 68 feet, 278 tons
Tonnage:  2,123 tons gross, 2,035 under deck and 1,372 net
Dimensions:  277 feet long, 37.6 foot beam and holds 24.2 feet deep; Bridge Deck 54 feet long
Construction:  1883, Campbell, MacKintosh & Bonstead in Newcastle
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 34 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 45 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 240 horsepower; engine by
                    North East Marine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners:  C.H. Hillcoat
Port of registry:  Liverpool

ANGLOMAN 1892
Official Number: 99393
Master: Captain E. Maddox
Rigging: steel single screw, 4 masts, steamer; 3 decks, Spar Deck & partial Shelter Deck; 6 cemented
             bulkheads; fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom 300 feet, 720 tons; Midship
             tank aft 66 feet, 630 tons; Midship tank forward 40 feet, 495 tons
Tonnage: 5,057 tons gross, 4,493 under deck and 3,184 net
Dimensions: 403.5 feet long, 45.6 foot beam and holds 25 feet deep; Poop 34 feet;
                   Bridge 72 feet; Forecastle 50 feet
Construction: 1892, Laird Bros. in Birkenhead
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 31, 47 ½ & 78 inches diameter respectively;
                 stroke 60 inches; 600 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: British & North Atlantic Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (Richards, Mills & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool

ANGLO SAXON - 1848
Master:  Captain Tomlinson
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1847; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  166 tons
Construction:  1846 in Nova Scotia, using Spruce, Hackmatac & Birch
Owners:  Tomlinson
Port of registry:  Halifax
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Cuba

ANGLO SAXON - 1858
Master:  Captain G. Welsh
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857; fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  1,104 tons.
Construction:  1852 in St. John's, Newfoundland using Birch, Pine, Oak and Hackmatack.
Owners:  Farnworth & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed  for Australia

ANN - 1839-1844
Master: Captain W. Boyd (1839-41); Captain F. Plum (1842-44)
Rigging: Brig
Tonnage: 126 tons
Construction: 1830 in Peterhead; some repairs in 1836 & 1838
Owners: K. Forbes (1839-41); Moore (1842-44)
Port of registry: Peterhead (1839-41); Clyde (1842-44)
Port of survey: Peterhead (1839-41); London (1842-44)
Voyage: sailed for Riga (1839-41); Hamburg (1842-44)

ANN - 1839-1861
Master: Captain R. Kell (1839-44); Captain T. Cousins (1845-47); Captain J. Manners (1848-55);
             Captain J. Ross (1856-57); Captain Dolmahry (1858-60); Captain Gardnar (1861)
Rigging: Barque (1819-44); Snow (1845-61); sheathed in copper in 1833
Tonnage: 202 tons using old measurements and 181 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1819, Peterhead; vessel lengthened in 1829; some repairs in 1839
Owners: R. Kell(1844); Kell & Co. (1845-60); Chambers (1861)
Port of registry: Blyth
Port of survey: Blyth
Voyage: London (39-40/48-54/58-61); Fécamp (41-44); Baltic (45-47); Dieppe (55-57)

ANN - 1848

1) Master:  a) Captain Brown; b) Captain E. Grieves
Rigging:  Snow
Tonnage:  231 tons using old measurements and 223 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1830 in Sunderland; major repairs in 1847; repairs to damages in 1848
Owners:  J. Young
Port of registry:  South Shields
Port of survey:  Shields
Voyage:  sailed for the Baltic

2) Master:  Captain E. Hogg
Rigging:  Snow; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  219 tons using old measurements and 217 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1823 in South Shields; new deck in 1838; some repairs in 1844;
                        repairs to damages in 1845
Owners:  Hogg & Co.
Port of registry:  North Shields
Port of survey:  Shields
Voyage:  sailed for London

3) Master:  Captain Harper
Rigging:  Snow; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  251 tons using old measurements and 257 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1839 in Shields
Owners:  G. Shotton
Port of registry:  North Shields
Port of survey:  Sunderland
Voyage:  sailed for London

ANN - 1840/1846-1849/1852
Master:  Captain Griffiths (1840); Captain Thorn (1846); Captain J. Knox (1846-49); Captain Walker (1852)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1840; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1844 &1847;
               partly fastened with iron bolts (1840-49); Barque sheathed in yellow metal in 1851 (1852)
Tonnage:  789 tons using old measurements and 801 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1812 in Bombay, using Teak; some repairs in 1840; new deck in 1844
Owners:  Griffiths (1840); J. Griffith (1846-52)
Port of registry:  Bombay (1840); London (1846-52)
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Bombay (1840/1846-47); New Zealand (1848); Sydney (1852)
 
ANN BUCKLE - 1864
Master: Captain F. Lyle
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 964 tons
Dimensions: 169.5 feet long, 35.7 foot beam and holds 21.4 feet deep
Construction: 1856, W. Olive Sr. in Saint John, NB
Owners: J.C. Buckle
Port of registry: Bristol
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for India

ANN COMER - 1828

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Campbell
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper and partially in felt in 1828;
              partly fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 230 tons
Construction: on Prince Edward Island; vessel 2 years old
Owners: Martin & Co.
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for Trinidad

ANN DASHWOOD - 1852-1854
Master:  Captain G. Killick (1852)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1850; partly fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  873 tons.
Construction;  1847 in New Brunswick using Oak, Hackmatack, Pine, Spruce & Birch
Owners:  Pickersgill (1852); Sharp (1853-54)
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Aden (1852)

ANN MILLS 1849
Master: Captain A. Young
Rigging: Snow; sheathed in yellow metal in 1846
Tonnage: 287 tons using old measurements and 308 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1843 in Sunderland
Owners: J. Ritson
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Venice

ANNA - 1873
Master: Captain W. Simpson
Rigging: Brigantine; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 148 tons
Dimensions: 90.2 feet long, 23.4 foot beam and holds 10.4 feet deep
Construction: 1868, McPherson in Nova Scotia
Owners: J.W. Swale
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Nova Scotia
Voyage: sailed for the West Indies

ANNA DIXON - 1851-1863
Master: Captain R. Kirby
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851
Tonnage: 188 tons
Construction: 1851, Sunderland
Owners: R. Kirby
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: Australia

ANNA E. MORSE - 1922
Code letters: LWPV                 Official Number: 220105
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; fitted with electric light & wireless;
              water ballast
Tonnage: 6,058 tons gross, 5,559 under deck and 3,785 net
Dimensions: 402.6 feet long, 53.2 foot beam and holds 32 feet deep; Poop 34 feet long; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1920, Virginia Ship Building Co. in Alexandria, VA
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24 1/2, 41 1/2 & 72 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 48 inches; 359 nominal horsepower; engine built by Hooven, Owens & Rentschler Co.
                  in Hamilton, OR
Owners: United States Shipping Board
Port of registry: Alexandria, VA

ANNA SALÉN - 1949,  ex. EMPIRE LANGAN-1946, ex. MORMACLAND-1945
Rigging: steel twin screws motor vessel; 2 decks, 3rd deck clear of machinery space;
              7 partly cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder, gyro-compass, submarine
              signalling device & radar; cellular double bottom 392 feet, 1,766 tons; Deep Tanks
              forward 1,890 tons; Forward Peak Tank 117 tons; Aft Peak Tank 102 tons
Tonnage: 11,672 tons gross, 6,725 under deck and 7,820 net
Dimensions: 468.4 feet long, 69.7 foot beam and holds 29.1 feet deep; Forecastle 43 feet
Construction: 1940, Sun Ship Building & Dry Dock Co. in Chester, PA
Propulsion: twin pairs 2-stroke, single acting oil engines with 28 cylinders of 20 1/2 inches
                   diameter each; stroke 27 1/2 inches; single reduction geared to twin screw shafts;
                   2,670 machinery numeral; engine by Busch-Sulzer Bros. Diesel Engine Co. in
                   St. Louis, MO
Owners: Rederi A/B Pulp (Sven Salén)
Port of registry: Stockholm

ANNE - 1863
Master : Captain C. Axon
Rigging : Barque; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage : 224 tons
Dimensions : 107 feet long, 24 foot beam and holds 14.2 feet deep
Construction : 1854 on Prince Edward Island; new keelson & some repairs in 1862
Owners : R. Redway
Port of registry : Exeter
Port of survey : Plymouth

ANNE CHRISTINA - 1964
Code letters: PCRO                  Official Number: 10438
Rigging: motor vessel; 1 deck & Spar Deck; fitted with Direction Finder, Echo Sounding Device,
              Radar and Radiotelephony
Tonnage: 727 tons gross, 288 tons net and 1,030 tons summer deadweight
Dimensions: 245 ft. 6 in. long, 34 ft. 6 in. beam and holds 12 ft. 8 in. deep
Construction: 1956, Scheeps. Vooruitgang in Foxhol
Propulsion: 4-stroke, single acting oil engine with 8 cylinders of 390 mm diameter each;
                   stroke 6809 mm; engine by N.V. Werkkspoor in Amsterdam
Owners: Rederij W. & W. Goudriaan van Nievelt (Goudriaan & Co, managers)
Port of registry: Rotterdam

ANNE LOWTHER - 1867
Master:  a) Captain J. More; b) Captain J. Hodgson
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in felt and zinc in 1862; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 136 tons
Dimensions:  90 feet long, 21.5 foot beam and holds 11.9 feet deep
Construction:  1862, Kennedy in Whitehaven
Owners:  T. Kelly
Port of registry:  Whitehaven
Port of survey:  Whitehaven
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

ANNE MARY - 1869
Master:  Captain McIlwrath
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1867
Tonnage:  789 tons
Construction:  1840 in Newport; vessel lengthened in 1856; repairs to damages in 1861;
                       some repairs in 1863 & 1865
Owners:  Locketts
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for San Francisco

ANNE MELHUISH - 1861-1863
Master: Captain D. Williams
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1859
Tonnage: 347 tons using old measurements and 376 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1849 in Port Madoc; repairs to damages in 1854; some repairs in 1855
Owners: Friend & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for South America

ANNENKERK 1951
Code letters: PCRL
Rigging: twin screws motor vessel; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 3rd deck except in No. 4 hold;
              8 partly cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder, echo sounding device & gyro-compass;
              cellular double bottom under engine & forward 292 feet, 1,215 tons; Midship Tank 30 feet,
              957 tons; Forward Peak Tank 163 tons; Aft Peak Tank 136 tons
Tonnage: 8,052 tons gross, 6,930 under deck and 4,786 net
Dimensions: 493 feet long, 63.2 foot beam and holds 31.1 feet deep; Poop 32 feet; Forecastle 46 feet
Construction: 1947, N.V. Wilton-Fijenoord in Schiedam
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engines with 10 cylinders of 28 3/8 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 47 1/4 inches; 2,810 machinery numeral; engine by the builders
Owners: N.V. Vereenigde Nederlandsche Scheepv. Maats.
Port of registry: The Hague

ANNIE - 1849
Master:  Captain Mearns
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1849
Tonnage:  533 tons using old measurements and 645 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1843 in Quebec; repairs to damages in 1844.
Owners:  Granger & Co.
Port of registry:  Belfast
Port of survey:  Belfast
Voyage:  sailed for New York

ANNIE CROSSFIELD - 1897-1899
Code letters: JSVC                    Official Number: 83991
Master: Captain W. Jones
Rigging: wood, 3 masts, Schooner; 1 deck; fastened with iron bolts; salted
Tonnage: 119 tons gross, 118 under deck and 90 net
Dimensions: 94.3 feet long, 22.5 foot beam and holds 9.5 feet deep
Construction: 1883, P. Rodgers in Carrickfergus; repairs to damages in 1897
Owners: J. Fisher & Sons
Port of registry: Barrow

ANNIE E. BANKS - 1909
Official Number:  122319
Master:  W.D. Haugh
Rigging:  wood 3 masts Schooner; 1 deck
Tonnage:  174 tons gross, 144 under deck and 135 net
Dimensions:  92.2 feet long, 27 foot beam and holds 10.6 feet deep;
                     Poop 16 tons; House on deck 7 tons
Construction:  1908, Robar Bros. in La Have, N.S.
Owners:  J. Baird Ltd.
Port of registry:  Lunenburg, N.B.

ANNIE FLETCHER - 1885-1887/1891/1894
Code letters:  WPVB                   Official Number:  60064
Master:  Captain Thorburn (1885-87); Captain M. Grierson (1891); Captain M.F. Thomson (1894)
Rigging:  iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  503 tons gross, 484 under deck and 491 net
Dimensions:  158 feet long, 26.2 foot beam and holds 16.9 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Deck 35 feet long; Break 12 tons
Construction:  1868, Lune Ship Building Co. in Lancaster
Owners:  A. Rae & others (1887); J. & J. Rae & Co. (1891/94)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

ANNIE GRANT - 1863
Master:  Captain J. Heath
Rigging:  Schooner; sheathed in yellow metal in 1861; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  148 tons
Construction:  1857 in "Kgsbg" ?????
Owners:  Grant & Co.
Port of registry:  Salcombe
Port of survey:  Dartmouth
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

ANNIE LARGIE - 1885-1888
Code letters: HMWT                    Official Number: 51099
Master: Captain R. Harroway (1885-86); Captain Manners (1886-88)
Rigging: wood Brig; partly fastened wityh iron bolts
Tonnage: 229 tons
Dimensions: 101.1 feet long, 25.2 foot beam and holds 14.4 feet deep
Construction: 1866, Birnie in Montrose; repairs to damages in 1875; some repairs in 1875
Owners: R.L. Manners
Port of registry: Montrose

ANNIE LEE - 1857
Master:  Captain H. Rawsay
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1856; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  383 tons
Construction:  1856 in Sunderland
Owners:  Thompson
Port of registry:  South Shields
Port of survey:  Sunderland
Voyage:  sailed for the East Indies

ANNIE PARK - 1887
Official Number:  93411
Master:  Captain I. Willian
Rigging;  steel 3 masts Schooner; iron floors; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  214 tons gross, 211 under deck and 192 net.
Dimensions:  134.2 feet long, 24.1 foot beam and holds 10.2 feet deep.
Construction:  1886, P. Rodgers in Carrickfergus
Owners:  J. Fisher & Sons
Port of registry:  Barrow
Port of survey:  Belfast

ANNIE STUART - 1887
Code letters: RJCG                    Official Number: 76750
Master: Captain Osborne
Rigging: wood Schooner; 1 deck; sheathed in felt & yellow metal in 1884;
              fastened with copper bolts; salted
Tonnage:  114 tons gross, 114 under deck and 98 net
Dimensions: 84.6 feet long, 21.6 foot beam and holds 10.2 feet deep
Construction: 1878, Duncan in Kingston
Owners: J. McWilliam
Port of registry: Banff

ANNIE WILSON - 1857/1862
Master:  Captain C. Langley (1857); Captain J. Duckitt (1862)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1854 & 1860; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,191 tons using old measurements and 1,119 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1854 in New Brunswick, using Tamarack, Pine, Birch & Oak
Owners:  Haughton (1857); Wilson & Co. (1862)
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia (1857); New Zealand (1862)

ANSELM - 1940
Code letters:  GYPF               Official Number:  164275
Rigging: steel single screw passenger liner; 1 deck & shelter deck; 3rd deck except in after hold;
               8 partly cemented bulkheads including collision bulkheads up to the 2nd deck;
               cruiser stern; fitted with direction finder & echo sounding device; cellular double bottom
               350 feet long, 1,056 tons; side tanks in engine room 8 feet, 86 tons;
               Forward Peak Tank 66 tons; Aft Peak Tank 36 tons.
Tonnage:  5,954 tons gross, 4,351 under deck and 3,609 net.
Dimensions:  412.3 feet long, 55.7 foot beam and holds 25.8 feet deep; Forecastle 48 feet long.
Construction: 1935, W. Denny & Bros. Ltd. in Dumbarton.
Propulsion:  3 steam turbines single reduction geared to single screw shaft; operating at 250 p.s.i.;
                   690 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers fitted with superheaters; 9 corrugated
                   furnaces; grate surface 176 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,704 sq. ft.; engine by the
                   builders
Owners:  Booth Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool

ANTHRACIT - 1851
Master:  Captain A. Harris
Rigging:  Barque; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  264 tons using old measurements and 302 tons using new measurements
Construction:  Foreign; repairs to damages in 1851
Owners:  Keetley & Co.
Port of registry:  Grimsby
Port of survey:  Hull
Voyage:  sailed for Philadelphia

ANTONIS G. LEMOS - 1936, ex. SCATWELL, ex. MAISIE
Code letters: SVBT
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tier of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              bin in No. 1 & 4 holds; cellular double bottom, aft 133 feet, under engine 23 feet,
              forward 171 feet, 1,000 tons; Forward Peak Tank 103 tons; Aft Peak Tank 144 tons
Tonnage: 4,410 tons gross, 4,207 under deck and 2,763 net
Dimensions: 385 feet long, 52 foot beam and holds 25.1 feet deep; Poop 33 feet;
                    Bridge 237 feet; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction: 1911, Bartram & Sons in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 43 & 71 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; operating at 180 p.s.I.; 401 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                   9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 180 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,483 sq. ft.;
                   engine by J. Dickinson & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: S.A. Lemos & P.A. Lemos
Port of registry: Chios

ANVERSOISE - 1911-1919,  ex. REIGATE
Code letters: MBRS
Master: Captain T. Voss (1911-18); Captain E. van Quekelberge (1919)
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light;
              cellular double bottom, aft 126 feet, under engine 26 feet, forward 148 feet, 819 tons;
              Deep Tank aft 28 feet, 664 tons; Aft Peak Tank 34 tons
Tonnage: 3,893 tons gross, 3,714 under deck and 2,437 net
Dimensions: 365 feet long, 48.2 foot beam and holds 25.4 feet deep;
                    Bridge 78 feet; Forecastle 41 feet
Construction: 1901, Palmers' Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24 1/2, 41 1/2 & 70 inches diameter
                   respectively; stroke 45 inches; 459 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended & 1 auxiliary
                  single ended boilers; 9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 171 sq. ft.; heating surface
                  6,527 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Société anonyme Anversoise de Navigation
Port of registry: Antwerp

 

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