Register of Ships - Ao-Az
transcribed from the Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping
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APOLLO - 1794
Master:  Captain Fitzpatrick
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage:  170 tons
Construction:  1789 in Philadelphia; Pine sides
Owners:  Rudell; American property
Draught under load:  13 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for South Carolina

APOLLO - 1831

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain T. Bragg
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  179 tons
Construction:  Bideford; vessel 7 years old
Owners:  Brooks & Co.
Draught under load:  14 feet
Port of survey: Waterford
Voyage:  sailed for Miramichi

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain T. Bragg
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  180 tons
Construction:  1824 in Brideport
Owners:  Brooks
Draught under load:  14 feet
Port of survey:  Whitehaven
Voyage:  sailed for New Brunswick

AQUAMARINE 1912-1914
Code letters: HTSB                   Official Number: 132276
Master: Captain B. Hume
Rigging: steel single screw steam ketch; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads;
Tonnage: 333 tons gross, 294 under deck and 134 net
Dimensions: 140.1 feet long, 24 foot beam and holds 12.6 feet deep;
                    Quarter Deck 75 feet; Forecastle 22 feet
Construction: 1911, Cochrane & Sons in Selby
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 13, 22 ½ & 37 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 26 inches; 82 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 3 plain furnaces;
                  grate surface 46 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,340 sq. ft.; engine by Amos Smith Ltd. in Hull
Owners: Kingston Steam Trawling Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Hull

AQUAMARINE 1942
Code letters: MNYT                   Official Number: 160098
Rigging: steel single screw Ketch (steam trawler); 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with direction finder and echo sounding device
Tonnage: 357 tons gross, 315 under deck and 151 net
Dimensions: 151.5 feet long, 24 foot beam and holds 12.9 feet deep;
                    Quarter Deck 77 feet; Forecastle 31 feet
Construction: 1928, Cook, Wellington & Gemmell Ltd. in Beverley
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 13, 23 & 37 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 26 inches; 96 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 3 plain furnaces;
                   grate surface 49 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,698 sq. ft.; engine by C.D. Holmes Co. Ltd. in Hull
Owners: Kingston Steam Trawling Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Hull

AQUATANIA - 1941
Code letters:  GLRZ               Official Number:  135583
Rigging:  steel quadruple screws passenger liner; 4 steel decks; Upper Deck sheathed in wood;
               steel Shelter Deck partly sheathed in wood; steel Lower & Orlop decks in forward & after holds;
               10 cemented bulkheads; fitted with gyrocompass, echo sounding device, submarine
               signaling device & direction finder; cellular double bottom, aft 141 feet long, under engine
               and boilers 444 feet & forward 169 feet, 5,555 tons; Forward Peak Tank 240 tons.
Tonnage:  44,786 tons gross, 28,408 under deck and 19,297 net.
Dimensions:  868.7 feet long, 97 foot beam and holds 49.7 feet deep; Bridge on Shelter
                      Deck 524 feet.
Construction:  1914, J. Brown & Co. Ltd in Clydebank.
Propulsion:  4 steam turbines operating at 195 p.s.i., producing 9,708 nominal horsepower;
                    21 double ended boilers; 168 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 3,541 sq. ft.;
                    heating surface 138,596 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners:  Cunard White Star Ltd.

ARAB - 1835
Master: Captain Marshall
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1835
Tonnage: 512 tons
Construction: 1834 in Boston
Owners: Green & Co.
Port of registry: New York
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New Orleans

ARAB - 1841
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1841
Tonnage:  415 tons using old measurements and 485 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1840 in Stockton, using Red Pine & Pitch Pine planks
Owners:  J. Irving
Port of registry:  Bristol
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand

ARABELLA 1850-1851/1865-1868
Master: Captain J. Collings (1850-51); Captain W. Prosser (1865-68)
Tonnage: 180 tons
Dimensions: 22.7 foot beam and holds 13.1 feet deep
Construction: 1844 in Weymouth
Owners: Jackson & Co. (1850-51); Moses (1865-67); Moses & Co. (1868)
Port of registry: London (1850-1867); Newport (1868)
Port of survey: London
Voyage: Mediterranean Sea (1850-51); Bilbao (1865)

ARABELLA - 1861
Master:  a) Captain Younghusband; b) Captain Pinches
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861
Tonnage:  476 tons using old measurements and 474 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1855 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1861
Owners:  Jenkins & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand

ARABIAN - 1848-1850/1859
Master:  Captain Cringle (1848); Captain J. Crangle (1850); Captain A. Graham (1859)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1846 & 1850 and in felt and yellow metal in 1854;
              partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  531 tons using old measurements and 581 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1841 in Québec, using Oak, Elm, Tamarack & Pine;
                       some repairs in 1847 & 1850
Owners:  Martin & Co. (1848-50); J. Cross (1859)
Port of registry:  Belfast (1848-50); Liverpool (1859)
Port of survey:  Liverpool (1848/1859); Belfast (1850)
Voyage:  sailed for New Orleans (1848); New York (1850); Australia (1859)

ARABIAN - 1859

Master: Captain Flinn
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow in 1859; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 980 tons using old measurements and 1,068 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1852 in Saint John, N.B.
Owners: Wilson & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia

ARAMINTA - 1849
Master:  Captain Hutchison
Rigging:  Ship; parts sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1849
Tonnage:  511 tons using old measurements and 616 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1842 in Quebec; some repairs in 1849
Owner:  Fitzsimmons
Port of registry:  Belfast
Voyage:  sailed for New York

ARAUNAH - 1867-1869
Master: Captain Whittingham
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1866 & 1868;
              fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 449 tons
Dimensions: 145 feet long, 29.9 foot beam and holds 18 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 32 feet; Forecastle 13 feet
Construction: 1866, Gardner in Sunderland
Owners: T.B. Walker
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Lanceston

ARAWA - 1884-1888
Code letters: JQGB                   Official Number: 89953
Master: Captain J. Steward
Rigging: steel single screw, 4 masts, steamer; 3 decks; 8 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom 366 feet, 829 tons
Tonnage: 5,026 tons gross, 4,131 under deck and 3,263 net
Dimensions: 439.6 feet long, 46.3 foot beam and holds 28.9 feet deep; Poop 64 feet;
                    Bridge Deck 188 feet; Forecastle 48 feet;
Construction: 1884, Denny & Bros. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: compound engine with 4 cylinders of 37, 61 & (2) 71 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 60 inches; 800 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Shaw, Savill & Albion Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Glasgow

ARBUTUS - 1884-1888
Code letters: JNCF                   Official Number: 56114
Master: Captain T. White (1884-86); Captain Bligh (1887-88)
Rigging: wood Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1875; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 408 tons gross, 383 under deck and 399 net
Dimensions: 124.5 feet long, 28.1 foot beam and holds 17.6 feet deep
Construction: 1867, Davison in Sunderland
Owners: A. Eskdale (1884-85); H. Campbell (1886-88)
Port of registry: North Shields

ARCHDUKE CHARLES - 1813

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Jeffries
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1810
Tonnage: 525 tons
Construction: in Newcastle; vessel 4 years old; 14 guns
Owners: Moore & Co.
Draught under load: 19 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Port Jackson

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Jeffries
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1810; partial new copper in 1812
Tonnage: 525 tons
Construction: 1809 in Shields; 4 6-pounds guns and 12 12-pounds carronade
Owners: Moore
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Botany Bay

ARCHER - 1887
Code letters:  PVKG                Official Number:  74535
Master:  Captain Chambers, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1882 and to the vessel in 1884
Rigging:  iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  789 tons gross, 742 under deck and 765 net
Dimensions:  189.1 feet long, 32 foot beam and holds 18.7 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Dedck 36 feet long; Forecastle 18 feet
Construction:  1876, R. Thompson Jr. in Sunderland
Owners:  P. Iredale & Son
Port of registry:  Liverpool

ARCHIMEDE - 1881/1888
Official Number: 28
Master: Captain G.Diliberto (1881); Captain Viola (1888)
Rigging: iron single screw Barque; 3 decks; 5 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom
              284 feet, 487 tons
Tonnagge: 2,837 tons gross, 2,573 under deck and 1,812 net
Dimensions: 350.1 feet long, 40 foot beam and holds 26.1 feet deep; Poop 76 feet;
                    Bridge Deck 25 feet; Forecastle 48 feet
Construction: 1881, A. Stephen & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 48 & 90 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; operating at 75 p.s.i.; 762 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: I. & V. Florio & Co. (1881); Navigazione Generale Italiana (1888)
Port of registry: Palermo

ARCHITECT - 1933
Code letters: JBHG                    Official Number: 135428
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3rd deck in No. 1 hold; 7 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 116 feet, under engine
              and boilers 58 feet, forward 180 feet, 1,118 tons; Deep Tank aft 31 feet, 846 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 52 tons; Aft Peak Tank 22 tons
Tonnage: 5,421 tons gross, 5,094 under deck and 3,4411 net
Dimensions: 410.6 feet long, 52.3 foot beam and holds 30.5 feet deep; Poop 35 feet;
                    Bridge 138 feet; Forecastle 52 feet
Construction: 1912, C. Connell & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24 1/2, 42 1/2 & 72 inches diameter
                  respectively;l stroke 54 inches; 538 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended and
                  1 auxiliary single ended boilers; 15 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 281 sq. ft.;
                  heating surface 9,339 sq. ft. engine by Dunsmuir, Jackson Ltd. in Glasgow
Ownersd: Charente Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (T. & J. Harrison, managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool

ARCTURUS - 1877
Code letters: QHMR                Official Number: 29891
Master: Captain E. Phillips
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1875; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 203 tons gross, 193 under deck and 203 net
Dimensions: 112.1 feet long, 23.7 foot beam and holds 11.7 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 29 feet
Construction: 1865, Gardner in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1871; some repairs in 1875
Owners: G.H. Dyson
Port of registry: Liverpool
 
ARDENA - 1941, ex. PEONY
Code letters: SZHW                    Official Number: 916
Rigging: steel single screw passenger liner; 2 decks; Upper Deck sheathed in wood;
              12 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom under boilers 21 tons; Deep Tank forward
              22 tons; Forward Peak Tank 11 tons; Aft Peak Tank 17 tons
Tonnage: 1,092 tons gross, 794 under deck and 433 net
Dimensions: 250.1 feet long, 33.1 foot beam and holds 17.3 feet deep; Forecastle 63 feet
Construction: 1915, A. McMillan & Son Ltd. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21 1/2, 35 & 58 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 27 inches; 350 nominal horsepower; engine by D. Rowan & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners: Nav. Const. Toyias (E.K. Toyias, manager)
Port of registry: Piræus

ARDENCRAIG - 1890
Code letters: KJLM                    Official Number: 93332
Rigging: iron Ship; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 2,153 tons gross, 1,956 under deck and 2,072 net
Dimensions: 277.7 feet long, 40 foot beam and holds 24.9 feet deep; Poop 44 feet; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1886, Russell & Co. in Greenock
Owners: Edmiston & Mitchells
Port of registry: Glasgow

ARDEOLA 1917-1919
Code letters : HWVB                  Official Number : 131461
Master : Captain T.H. Clatworthy
Rigging : steel single screw, 3 masts, steamer;  2 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 40 feet,
              under engine & boilers 26 feet, forward 152 feet, 502 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 56 tons; Aft Peak Tank 50 tons
Tonnage : 3,140 tons gross, 2,109 under deck and 1,789 net
Dimensions : 310.2 feet long, 44.2 foot beam and holds 18.5 feet;
                    Poop & Bridge 207 feet; Forecastle 57 feet
Construction : 1912, Caledon Ship Building & Engine Co. Ltd. in Dundee
Propulsion : triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 39 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; 345 horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated furnaces;
                    grate surface 180 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,126 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners : Ardeola Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Yeoward Bros., managers)
Port of registry : Liverpool

ARDGAY - 1894
Code letters: SLBH                      Official Number: 88869
Master: Captain Smith
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
             iron floors and beams; double bottom, aft 16 feet, forward 65 feet, 206 tons
Tonnage: 1,674 tons gross, 1,546 under deck and 1,081 net
Dimensions: 249.8 feet long, 34 foot beam and 16.9 feet deep; Forecastle 36 tons
Construction:  1886, W. Dobson & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21, 33 & 55 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36; 160 horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 4 corrugated furnaces;
                   engine by Black, Hawthorn & Co. in Gateshead
Owners: J.J.B. Irving
Port of registry: Hong Kong

ARDMOUNT - 1908
Code letters: HGDF                    Official Number: 121330
Master: Captain J. McDowall (1907-12); Captain J. Ronald (1913)
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; deep framing; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom, aft 108 feet, under engine 24 feet, forward 156 feet, 869 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 76 tons; Aft Peak Tank 84 tons
Tonnage: 3,510 tons gross, 3,318 under deck and 2,249 net
Dimensions: 350 feet long, 48 foot beam and holds 16.6 feet deep; Poop 31 feet;
                    Bridge 106 feet; Forecastle 43 feet
Construction: 1906, A. Rodger & Co. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 40 & 65 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; operating at 180 p.s.I.; 330 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   8 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 146 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,530 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: Ashmount Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Hope & Sloan, managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

ARETHUSA - 1861
Master:  Captain R. Biggs
Rigging:  Brig; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  173 tons
Construction:  1842 in Montrose; new keelson & some repairs in 1854; some repairs in 1860
Owners:  Soulsby & Co.
Port of registry:  Blyth
Port of survey:  Blyth
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

ARETHUSA - 1868-1872
Official Number:  29710
Master: Captain J. Wallace (1868-71); Captain J. Pyle (1872)
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1870; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  276 tons
Dimensions:  107 feet long, 27 foot beam and holds 15.7 feet deep
Construction:  1861, Metcalfe in Shields
Owners:  W. Davidson
Port of registry:  Shields
Port of survey:  Shields
Voyage:  sailed for the Mediterranean Sea

ARGALI - 1864-1865
Master: Captain H. Winn
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1864; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 254 tons
Dimensions: 111.4 feet long, 24.7 foot beam and holds 14 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Follett in Dartmouth
Owners: J.H. Clark
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Dartmouth
Voyage: sailed for Algoa Bay

ARGENTINUS - 1858
Master: Captain D. Gillespie
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in copper in 1854; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 503 tons using old measurements and 542 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1851 in Nova Scotia
Owners: J. & J. Cook
Port of registry: Londonderry
Port of survey: Londonderry
Voyage: sailed for New Brunswick

ARGO - 1847
Master: Captain P. Fearon
Rigging: Brig
Tonnage: 177 tons
Construction: 1808 in Workington; new deck & major repairs in 1838 & 1847; major repairs in 1843
Owners: Rearon & Co.
Port of registry: Workington
Port of survey: Workington
Voyage: sailed for North America

ARGO - 1872-1873/1897
Code letters:  JTMR                Official Number:  65303
Master:  Captain Star (1872); Captain George Thomas (1873); Captain W.A. Seavell (1897)
Rigging:  iron single screw 3 masts steamer; 2 deck & partial Awning Deck; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  963 tons gross, 785 under deck and 574 net
Dimensions:  230.7 feet long, 30.3 foot beam and holds 16.2 feet deep
Construction:  1871, London & Glasgow Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 38 & 68 inches diameter respectively; stroke 36 inches;
                    231 nominal horsepower; new boilers in 1883; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Bristol Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Bristol
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade (1872-73)

ARGOMENE - 1878
Official Number: 76415
Master: Captain T. Browning
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,716 tons gross, 1,552 under deck and 1,662 net
Dimensions: 241 feet long, 38.7 foot beam and holds 24 feet deep; Poop 52 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction: 1877, Oswald in Southampton
Owners: H. Fernie & Sons
Port of registry: Liverpool

ARGUS - 1805
Master:  Captain P. Carr
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  168 tons
Construction:  1805 in Workington
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  12 feet
Port of survey:  Dublin
Voyage:  sailed for Workington

ARGUS 1864
Master: Captain Hansford
Rigging: Schooner; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 167 tons using old measurements an d 178 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 84 feet long, 19.3 foot beam and holds 12.5 feet deep
Construction: 1852 on Prince Edward Island
Owners: Redway & Co.
Port of registry: Exmouth
Port of survey: Cardiff
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea

ARGUS 1938
Code letters: MDCN                  Official Number: 129055
Rigging: twin screws steamer; 1 deck; fitted with wireless and submarine signalling device
Tonnage: 661 tons gross, 545 under deck and 246 net
Dimensions: 171 feet long, 30.1 foot beam and holds 12.9 feet deep; Bridge 56 feet
Construction: 1909, Ramage & Ferguson Ltd. in Leith
Propulsion: triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 11 ½, 19 & 30 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 22 inches; 93 registered horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Corporation of the Trinity House
Port of registry: London

ARGYLE - 1850
Master: Captain Irvine
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1850; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 565 tons using old measurements and 584 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1849 in Saint John, N.B., using Oak, Hackmatac, Spruce & Birch
Owners: J. de Wolf
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Sydney

ARIADNE - 1835/1836
Master:  Captain J. Conn
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1833
Tonnage:  333 tons
Construction:  1827 in Québec, using White Oak
Owners:  McIntire & Co.
Port of registry:  Derry
Port of survey:  Belfast
Voyage:  sailed for Mobile

ARIADNE ALEXANDRA - 1930
Code letters:  NDQC                      Official Number:  102799
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 1 iron deck; well deck; web frames; 4 cemented bulkheads;
                fitted with wireless; cellular double bottom 228 feet long, 438 tons; Aft Peak Tank 18 tons
Tonnage:  1,973 tons gross, 1,493 under deck and 1,214 net
Dimensions:  277 tons gross, 38.2 foot beam and holds 17.7 feet deep; Poop 29 feet long;
                     Quarter Deck 76 feet; Bridge Deck 114 feet; Forecastle 31 feet
Construction:  1893,  W. Gray & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 20, 31 1/2 & 53 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 175 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    4 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 57 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,740 sq. ft.; new double ended
                    boilers in 1908; engine by Central Marine Engine Works in West Hartlepool.
Owners:  Alexander Shipping Co. Ltd. (Capper, Alexander & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  London

ARICA - 1866
Master:  Captain J. Barron
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1865; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  398 tons
Dimensions:  128.8 feet long, 22.2 foot beam and holds 16.9 feet deep
Construction:  1865, Tay Ships Co. in Dundee
Owners:  Kidd & Co.
Port of registry:  Dundee
Port of survey:  Dundee
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

ARICA - 1879
Code letters: HGFC                      Official Number: 1007
Master: Captain W. Harrison
Rigging: Brig
Tonnage: 189 tons
Dimensions: 85.7 feet long, 22.1 foot beam and holds 14.9 feet deep
Construction: 1831 in Liverpool; some repairs in 1857; partial new deck in 1863;
                      partial new top sides in 1864; repairs to damages in 1867 & 1872
Owners: Harrison & Sons
Port of registry: Whitby
 

ARIEL - 1857
Master: Captain T. Parsons
Rigging: Brig; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 203 tons
Construction: 1852 in Shoreham
Owners: J. Sharp
Port of registry: Shoreham
Port of survey: Shoreham
Voyage: sailed for Hartlepool

ARIEL - 1875
Call sign:  HQGL                      Official Number:  51249
Master:  a) Captain E. Leetham; b) Captain Breminger
Rigging:  iron single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 4 bulkheads; rigged for sail
Tonnage:  377 tons gross and 292 net
Dimensions:  167 feet long, 23.1 foot beam and holds 12.9 feet deep
Construction:  1865,  Humber Iron Works in Hull
Propulsion: auxilliary propulsion; direct acting engine with 2 cylinders 45 horsepower;
Owners:  Leetham
Port of registry:  Hull
Port of survey:  Hull
Voyage:  sailed for the Baltic

ARIZONA - 1880
Code letters: SNQV                Official Number: 81271
Master: Captain J. Price
Rigging: iron single screw, 4 masts, steam Barque; 4 decks; 8 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 5,147 tons gross, 5,007 under deck and 2,928 net
Dimensions: 450.2 feet long, 45.4 foot beam and holds 35.7 feet deep;
                    Bridge Deck 34 feet; Forecastle 74 feet
Construction: 1879, J. Elder & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 62 & 90 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 66 inches; 1,200 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: S.B. Guion
Port of registry: Liverpool

ARMADALE - 1913
Code letters:  HPVL                  Official Number:  129047
Master:  Captain A. Hunter, appointed to the vessel in 1913
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 decks & Shelter Deck sheathed in wood; 6 cemented bulkheads;
               deep framing; fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom, aft 127 feet,
               under engine & boilers 46 feet, forward 169 feet, 995 tons; Forward Peak Tank 68 tons;
               Aft Peak Tank 32 tons
Tonnage:  6,153 tons gross, 4,423 under deck and 3,829 net
Dimensions:  395.5 feet long, 51.9 foot beam and holds 27 feet deep
Construction:  1909, C. Connell & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 44 & 73 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 200 p.s.i.; 495 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                    9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 173 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,846 sq. ft.;
                    engine by D. Rowan & Co. in Glasgow
Owners:  Australind Steam Shipping Co. Ltd. (Trinder, Anderson & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  London

ARMENIA - 1905
Call sign:  RKML
Master:  Captain F. Forst
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; fitted with electric light; water ballast
Tonnage:  5,471 tons gross, 4,492 under deck and 3,469 net.
Dimensions:  399.3 feet long, 50.1 foot beam and holds 27.3 feet deep;
                      Poop & Bridge Deck 259 feet long; House on deck 22 feet; Forecastle 43 feet
Construction:  1896,  Palmers' Co. Ltd. in Newcastl
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 4 cylinders of 22 1/2, 32, 47 & 68 inches diameter
                    respectively; stroke 51 inches; 330 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Hamburg-Amerika Linie
Port of registry:  Hamburg

ARMESTICE - 1861/1866
Master: Captain J. Smith (1861); Captain J. Howell (1866)
Rigging:  Brig; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  268 tons (1861); 210 tons (1866)
Dimensions:  106 feet long, 26 foot beam and holds 12.5 feet deep
Construction:  1859, Gammon in Bathurst
Owners:  Smith & Co. (1861); Samuels & Co. (1866)
Port of registry:  Miramichi (1861); Llanelly (1866)
Port of survey:  Miramichi (1861); Llanelly (1866)
Voyage:  sailed for Liverpool (1861); on Coastal Trade (1866)

ARMAIS - 1858
Master: Captain A. Locke
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856
Tonnage: 510 tons using old measurements and 441 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1851 in Hartlepool
Owners: Ord & Co.
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

ARRAN - 1872
Official Number:  47585
Master: Captain McKechnie
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1871; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,064 tons
Dimensions: 176.7 feet long, 37 foot beam and holds 22.8 feet deep
Construction: 1855 in the United States
Owners: Hendry & Co.
Port of registry: Greenock

ARRINO 1911-1912
Code letters: HGTW                      Official Number: 123688
Master: Captain T. Dent
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks & Shelter Deck; 6 partly cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light
Tonnage: 4,484 gross, 4,215 under deck and 2,843 net
Dimensions: 392.3 feet long, 50.1 foot beam and holds 26.4 feet deep
Construction: 1906, D. & W. Henderson & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 44 & 73 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 485 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated
                   furnaces; grate surface 173 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,637 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Australind Steam Shipping Co. Ltd. (Trinder, Anderson & Co., managers)
Port of registry: London

ARTAXERXES - 1869
Master:  Captain J. Harris
Rigging:  Brigantine; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  187 tons
Dimensions:  107.5 feet long, 22.6 foot beam and holds 12.7 feet deep
Construction:  1859, Jenkins on Prince Edward Island; repairs to damages in 1860
Owners:  E. Harris
Port of registry:  Exeter
Port of survey:  Teignmouth

ARTEMIS - 1868
Official Number: 5489
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; rigged for sail; 3 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 556 tons using old measurements and 470 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 179.7 feet long, 27.8 foot beam and holds 14.6 feet deep
Construction: 1865, Marshall in Newcastle
Propulsion: auxiliary steam engine producing 90 horsepower
Owners: Good & Co.
Port of registry: Hull
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea

ARTEMISIA - 1848
Master:  Captain J. Ridley, 1st class certificate.
Rigging:  Barque; sheated in felt and yellow metal in 1848
Tonnage:  492 tons using old measurements and 558 tons using new measurement
Construction:  1847 in Sunderland
Owners:  A. Ridley
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

ARTHUR P. DAVIS - 1946
Code letters: KXOF                    Official Number: 244005
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; cruiser stern; electric welded; fitted with
              direction finder & echo sounding device; water ballast
Tonnage: 7,176 tons gross and 4,380 tons net
Dimensions: 422.8 feet long, 57 foot beam and holds 34.8 feet deep
Construction: 1943, California Ship Building Corp. in Los Angeles
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23 1/2, 37 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; engine by Joshua Hendy Iron Works in Sunnyvale, CA
Owners: U.S. War Shipping Administration
Port of registry: Los Angeles

ARZILLA - 1867
Master:  Captain W. Sulis
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1864; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,095 tons
Dimensions:  183.2 feet long, 35.2 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep
Construction:  1863, Jardine in Richiboucto
Owners:  Gibson & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Aden

ASCALON - 1878
Code letters: JDFT                    Official Number: 60682
Master: Captain D. Bain
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1876; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 998 tons gross, 849 under deck and 938 net
Dimensions: 201 feet long, 34 foot beam and holds 20.5 feet deep;
                    Poop 59 feet; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction: 1868, Hood in Aberdeen
Owners: G. Thompson Jr. & Co.
Port of registry: Aberdeen

ASHANTEE - 1874
Master:  Captain F. E. Roberts
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1874; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  700 tons gross, 687 under deck and 700 net
Dimensions:  158 feet long, 34.4 foot beam and holds 18.6 feet deep; Poop 44 tons
Construction:  1874, Campbell in Nova Scotia
Owners:  D. & A. Campbell
Port of registry:  Halifax

ASHANTI 1937
Code letters: MLLB                    Official Number: 164622
Rigging: single screw motor vessel; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads; cruiser stern;
              machinery aft; cellular double bottom 114 feet, 180 tons; Forward Peak Tank 54 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 41 tons
Tonnage: 534 tons gross, 333 under deck and 274 net
Dimensions: 183.6 feet long, 27.1 foot beam and holds 8 feet deep; Poop 42 feet;
                     Quarter Deck 100 feet; Forecastle 18 feet
Construction: 1936, Goole Ship Building & Repairing Co. Ltd. In Goole
Propulsion: 4-stroke, single acting oil engine with 7 cylinders of 11 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 17 11/16 inches; 82 nominal horsepower; engine by
                   Humboldt Deutzmotoren A.G. in Koln-Deutz
Owners: T.E. Evans & Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

ASHDENE - 1884-1891
Code letters: WCFL                    Official Number: 84989
Master: Captain Thompson
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads; double bottom, aft 71 feet, forward 52 feet,
              231 tons; Forward Peak Tank 28 tons; Aft Peak Tank 7 tons
Tonnage: 1,138 tons gross, 941 under deck and 734 net
Dimensions: 230.1 feet long, 33 foot beam and holds 16.3 feet deep; Quarter Deck 82 feet; Bridge 40 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction: 1881, Osbourne, Graham & Co. in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1890
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 28 & 53 inches diameter respectively; stroke 36 inches;
                   99 horsepower; engine by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners: Bulman & Dixon
Port of registry: Sunderland

ASHMORE 1902-1906
Code letters: QPFW                  Official Number: 108661
Master: Captain J. Murray
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light;
              Cellular double bottom, aft 92 feet, under engine & boilers 38 feet, forward 142 feet, 702 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 30 tons
Tonnage: 2,519 tons gross, 2,356 under deck and 1, 574 net
Dimensions: 325.5 feet long, 45.2 foot beam and holds 19.9 feet deep; Poop 33 feet;
                    Bridge 224 feet; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1899, w. Dobson & Co. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 37 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 251 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 plain furnaces;
                   grate surface 106 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,935 sq. ft.; engine by Wallsend Slipway Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: Adam Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Aberdeen

ASIA - 1832

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Stead
Rigging:  Snow; 2 decks; sheathed in felt and copper in 1831
Tonnage:  533 tons
Construction:  in Aberdeen; vessel 14 years old; iron standards and knees
Owners:  McInnis
Draught under load:  19 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Steed
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in felt and copper in 1831
Tonnage:  532 tons
Construction:  1819 in Aberdeen; some repairs in 1829 & 1831
Owners:  McInnis
Draught under load:  20 feet
Port of survey:  London

ASIA - 1832/1853

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain H. Ager (1832); Captain R.G. Howes (1853)
Rigging:  Ship (1832); Barque (1853); 2 decks; sheathed in felt and copper in  1829; copper repaired in 1831;
               sheathed in yellow metal in 1851
Tonnage:  513 tons (1832); 523 tons using old measurements and 648 tons using new measurements (1853)
Construction:  in Calcutta; vessel; 17 years old (1832); some repairs in 1844; repairs to damages (1849)
Owners:  Hockett & Co. (1832); Hall & Co. (1853)
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of registry: London (1853)
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales (1832); Australia (1853)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Agar (1832); Captain R. G. Howes (1853)
Rigging:  Ship (1832); Barque 91853); 2 decks; double sheathed in copper in 1829;
               sheathed in yellow metal in 1851
Tonnage:  523 tons using old measurements and 648 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1815 in Bombay; repairs to damages in 1824 & 1849; some repairs in 1844
Owners:  Hacket (1832); Hall & Co. (1853)
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of registry: London (1853)
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales (1832); Australia (1853)

ASIA - 1844

1) Master:  Captain Galilee
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1844
Tonnage:  268 tons using old measurements and 303 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1840 on Prince Edward Island, using Black Birch, Hackmatac & Spruce;
                       repairs to damages in 1844
Owners:  Holderness
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Londonderry
Voyage:  Richiboucto

2) Master:  Captain J. Hannah
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and copper in 1842; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  647 tons
Construction:  1833 in Nova Scotia, using Black Birch, Spruce, Pine & Hackmatac; major repairs in 1844
Owners:  Cannon & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Mobile

ASIA KOREA - 1995, ex. HAKODATE MARU
Rigging: twin screws motor RoRo Cargo/Ferry; 1 deck;  400 passengers; 73 cars; machinery aft;
              fitted with echo sounding device, radar & radiotelephony
Tonnage: 1,495 tons gross, 498 tons net and 1,034 tons deadweight
Dimensions: 82.81 meters long, 16.18 meters beam and holds 4.24 meters deep
Construction: 1971, Narasaki Zoxen K.K. in Muroran
Propulsion: quadruple 4-stroke, single acting oil engines, each with 8 cylinders of 250 mm diameter each;
                   stroke 320 mm; 5,318 brake horsepower; engine by Migata Engine Co. Ltd. in Nigata
Owners: Trans-Asia Shipping Lines Inc.
Port of registry: Cebu

ASSAYE - 1868/1874
Code letters:  KNFG                    Official Number:  62060
Master:  Captain G. Hughes (1868); Captain D. McRitchie (1874)
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,351 tons gross, 1,281 under deck and 1,199 net
Dimensions:  227.4 feet long, 35.9 foot beam and holds 22.4 net
Construction:  1868, Steele in Greenock
Owners:  J. & W. Stewart
Port of registry:  Greenock
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for India (1868)

ASSYRIA - 1904-1905
Code letters:  RLCG
Master:  Captain H. Looft (1904-05)
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 3 decks & Awning Deck; fitted with electric light; water ballast
Tonnage:  6,581 tons gross, 6,452 under deck and 4,175 net
Dimensions:  420.7 feet long, 54.4 foot beam and holds 34.4 feet deep; House on deck 126 feet long
Construction:  1898, J.C. Tecklengorg AG in Geestemünde
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 4 cylinders of 23, 33, 48 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; 360 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Hamburg Amerika Linie
Port of registry:  Hamburg

ASTREA - 1823/1826

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain T. Barclay
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1821
Tonnage: 154 tons
Construction: Dundee; vessel 4 years old (1823); repairs to damages in 1822
Owners: T. Neish & Co.
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool (1823); London (1826)
Voyage: sailed for Brazils (1823); Messina (1826)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain T. Barclay
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1821
Tonnage: 154 tons
Construction: 1819 in Dundee
Owners: T. Nash
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool (1823); London (1826)
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea (1823); Messina (1826)

ASTRONOM - 1885-1887
Master:  Captain Krause
Rigging:  wood Barque; 3 masts
Tonnage:  879 tons
Dimensions:  154 feet long, 36 foot beam and holds 21 feet deep
Construction:  1862, Gebr. J. H. Bosse in Bremen Burg
Owners:  C. Bölken
Port of registry:  Bremen

ATALA - 1850-1853
Master:  Captain Tate (1850); Captain W. Rogers (1851/1852); Captain Thompson (1853)
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1848 & 1852
Tonnage:  633 tons using old measurements and 698 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1847 in Nova Scotia
Owners:  Tate
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Charleston (1850); New Orleans (1851/1853)

ATALANTA - 1860
Master: Captain Spratley
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1860; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 930 tons
Construction: 1855 in New Brunswick
Owners: Wilson & Co.
Port  of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

ATHENA - 1903-1909
Code letters:  HNMP
Master:  Captain J. Svoronos
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 decks & Spar Deck
Tonnage:  455 tons gross and 172 tons net
Dimensions:  162 feet long, 23.6 foot beam and holds 14 feet deep; Forecastle 30 feet long
Construction:  1893 in Piraeus
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 14, 22 & 37 1/2 inches diameter;
                    stroke 30 inches; 77 nominal horsepower; engine by McDowall & Barbour in Piraeus
Owners:  Hellenic Steam Navigation Co. (J. McDowall & Barbour, managers)
Port of registry:  Piraeus

ATHENAIS - 1865
Code letters: RNJQ                    Official Number: 35141
Master: Captain G. Kirby
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,016 tons
Dimensions: 171.8 feet long, 36.2 foot beam and holds 22.1 feet deep
Construction: 1856 in New Brunswick
Owners: J. & R. Reed
Port of registry: Saint John, NB
Port of survey: Cardiff
Voyage: sailed for America

ATHENIA 1904-1906
Code letters: VQRT                   Official Number: 129121
Master: Captain B.C. Webb
Rigging: steel twin screws, 4 masts, steamer; 2 decks & Shelter Deck; 3 tiers of beams;
              8 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery; cellular double
              bottom, aft 145 feet, under engine & boilers 74 feet, forward 191 feet, 1,343 tons;
              Deep Tank aft 32 feet, 1,100 tons; Forward Peak Tank 205 tons; Aft Peak Tank 110 tons
Tonnage: 7,835 tons gross, 6,870 under deck and 5.113 net
Dimensions: 478 feet long, 56 foot beam and holds 32.5 feet deep; Bridge on Shelter Deck 125 feet
Construction: 1904, Vickers, Sons & Maxim Ltd. in Barrow
Propulsion: triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 27, 44 & 72 inches diameter each pair;
                  stroke 48 inches; 855 nominal horsepower; 6 single ended boilers; 18 corrugated furnaces;
                  grate surface 448 sq. ft.; heating surface 14,222 sq. ft.; engines by the builders
Owners: Athenia Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Donaldson Bros., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

ATHENIA - 1929
Code letters:  KNRT                      Official Number:  146330
Rigging:  steel twin screws steamer; 3 decks; cruiser stern; fitted for oil fuel; equipped with electric light,
                wireless, direction finder & refrigerating machinery; water ballast.
Tonnage:  13,465 tons gross, 10,209 under deck and 8,118 net
Dimensions:  526.3 feet long, 66.4 foot beam and holds 38.1 feet deep; Bridge & Forecastle 427 feet long.
Construction:  1923,  Fairfield Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  6 steam turbines double reduction geared to 2 screw shafts; engines by the builders
Owners:  Anchor-Donaldson Ltd
Port of registry:  Glasgow

ATHENS - 1851
Master: Captain R.Clark
Rigging: Snow; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 250 tons using old measurements and 252 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1839 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1846
Owners: J. Kidman
Port of registry: Shields
Port of survey: Shields
Voyage: sailed for London

ATHINAI - 1911-1914
Master:  Captain A. Paleologos
Rigging:  steel twin screws steamer; 2 steel decks & steel Shelter Deck sheathed in wood; deep framing;
                7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 79 feet long,
                under engine & boilers 117 feet, forward 158 feet, 921 tons; Forward Peak Tank 97 tons;
                Aft Peak Tons 26 tons
Tonnage:  6,742 tons gross, 4,377 under deck and 4,405 net
Dimensions:  420 feet long, 52 foot beam and 27.4 feet deep; Forecastle 46 feet
Construction:  1908, Sir Raylton Dixon & Co. Ltd. in Middlesbrough
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 22 1/2, 37 & 61 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 598 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers;
                    12 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 267 sq. ft.; heating surface 10,240 sq. ft.; engine by
                    North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners:  Hellenic Transatlantic Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  Piraeus

ATHLETE - 1881
Code letters:  PMRD               Official Number:  26808
Master:  Captain Power
Rigging:  iron single screw steameer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  363 tons gross, 341 under deck and 230 net
Dimensions:  159.5 feet long, 23.4 foot beam and holds 13.9 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 57 feet
Construction:  1855, J.M. Hyde in Bristol; vessel raised in 1861; repairs to damages in 1865, 1876 & 1877;
                       new deck and some repairs in 1873
Propulsion:  steam engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 34 1/2 inches diameter; stroke 28 inches;
                    operating at 25 p.s.i.; 80 horsepower; new engine in 1865; new boilers in 1874;
                    engine by J. & E. Bush in Bristol
Owners:  J.J. Wallace
Port of registry:  Liverpool

ATLAS - 1808

(Green Book - Underwriters only)
Master:  Captain Hill
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed with copper over boards in 1808; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  135 tons
Construction:  Yarmouth; vessel 18 years old; 2 guns
Owners:  Elyard & Co.
Draught under load:  12 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Gibraltar

ATLAS - 1883
Code letters: PWNJ                    Official Number: 28477
Rigging: iron single screw Barque
Tonnage: 2,393 tons gross, 2,219 under deck and 1,553 net
Dimensions: 339 feet long, 36.5 foot beam and holds 25.7 feet deep; Forecastle 53 tons
Construction: 1860, J. & G. Thomson in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 33 & 73 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 300 horsepower; new engine & boilers in 1873; engine by the builders
Owners: Cunard Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Glasgow

ATLAS - 1899-1905
Code letters:  PSFC                      Official Number:  106964
Master:  Captain G.H. Sergent
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 1 iron deck; 2 tiers of beams; web
                frames; 5 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom, aft and under
                engine 130 feet long, forward 136 feet, 731 tons; Aft Peak Tank 53 tons.
Tonnage:  3,090 tons gross, 2,871 under deck and 1,994 net.
Dimensions:  325 feet long, 47.1 foot beam and holds 22.3 feet deep;
                      Poop 27 feet long; Bridge Deck 82 feet; Forecastle 32 feet.
Construction:  1897,  W. Gray & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool.
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 38 & 64 in. diameterrespectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 260 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   6 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 85 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,820 sq. ft.; engine by
                   Central Marine Engine Works in West Haltlepool.
Owners:  Rickson, Sons & Co.
Port of registry:  West Hartlepool

ATRATO - 1896
Code letters:  KWSH              Official Number:  95512
Rigging:  steel single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 3 decks, steel Upper Deck sheathed in wood;
                9 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery
Tonnage:  5,347 tons gross, 4,531 under deck and 2,970 net
Dimensions:  421.2 feet long, 50 foot beam and holds 25 feet deep; Poop 41 feet long;
                      Forecastle 61 feet
Construction:  1888, R. Napier & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 42, 66 & 92 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 66 inches; 687 nominal horsepower; 8 single ended boilers; 24 corrugated furnaces;
                    grate surface 500 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners:  Royal Mail Steam Packet Co.
Port of registry:  London

ATREVIDA - 1857
Master: Captain G. Shearer
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1855
Tonnage: 526 tons using old measurements and 523 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1852 in Dundee
Owners: J. Miln
Port of registry: Dundee

AUNT 1831-1833

(Green Book - Underwriters only)
Master: E.Evans
Rigging: Smack, single deck
Tonnage: 50 tons
Construction: New Quay (new construction 1831)
Owners: Evans & Co.
Draught under load: 9 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool (1831-32); Dublin (1833)
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade

1834-1837
Master: Captain E. Evans
Rigging: Smack
Tonnage: 50 tons
Construction: 1831 in New Quay
Owners: Evans & Co.
Port of registry: Cardigan
Port of survey: Newport
Voyage: sailed for Liverpool

AUNT LIZZIE - 1867
Master:  Captain W. Martin
Rigging:  iron Barque; 2 asphalted bulkheads
Tonnage:  536 tons
Dimensions:  145 feet long, 27 foot beam and holds 17.6 feet deep
Construction:  1862, Pile in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1866
Owners:  T. Scott
Port of registry:  Sunderland
Port of survey:  Swansea
Voyage:  sailed for India

AURANIA - 1887
Code letters:  HRGW                      Official Number:  87839
Master:  Captain Hains.
Rigging:  steel single screw Barque.
Tonnage:  7,269 tons gross, 3,468 under deck and 4,030 net.
Dimensions:  470 feet long, 57.2 foot beam and holds 37.2 feet deep; Forecastle 102 tons.
Construction:  1883,  J. & G. Thompson in Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 3 inverted cylinders, 1 of 68 in. & 2 of 91 in. diameter
                    respectively; stroke 72 inches; 1,500 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Cunard Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

AURORA - 1821

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain T. Pearson
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage: 471 tons
Construction: in Whitby; vessel 13 years old
Owners: Fishburn
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: Plymouth
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Pearson
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1820
Tonnage: 471 tons
Construction: 1808 in Whitby
Owners: Fishburn
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Cape of Good Hope

AURORA - 1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
1) Master:  Captain Matthewson
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1831
Tonnage:  341 tons
Construction:  in Nova Scotia, using Black Birch, Pine & Spruce; vessel 10 years old;
                      some repairs in 1828
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Derry

2)  Master:  Captain G. Forsyth
Rigging:  Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in patent hair and
               copper over boards in 1830
Tonnage:  312 tons
Construction:  in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Oak & Hackmatac;
                      repairs to damages in 1824 & 1830
Owners:  J. Hollett
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Dublin

(Red Book - Shipowners)
1) Master:  Captain Mathewson
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in1831
Tonnage:  341 tons
Construction:  1821 in New Brunswick; some repairs in 1826
Owners:  Tayleur
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  a) Derry; b) Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for a) Saint John; b) Québec

2)Master:  a) Captain Forsyth; b) Captain Crowell
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1830
Tonnage:  312 tons
Construction:  1822 in New Brunswick, using Black Birch & Pine
Owners:  Summers
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Saint John

AURORA - 1860
Master:  Captain V. Ryan
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1859
Tonnage:  425 tons using old measurements and 536 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1843 in Sunderland
Owners:  Ryan & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for India

AUSONIA - 1939
Code letters: KMQV                    Official Number: 145970
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 2 steel decks & Shelter Deck sheathed in wood;
              3rd deck in holds except No. 4 & 5; 10 partly cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light,
              refrigerating machinery, wireless, direction finder & submarine signalling device;
              cellular double bottom 442 feet, 1,810 tons; Deep Tank forward 1,456 tons; tanks in way of
              tunnels 45 feet, 382 tons; Forward Peak Tank 106 tons; Aft Peak Tank 57 tons
Tonnage: 13,912 tons gross, 10,696 under deck and 8,527 net
Dimensions: 520 feet long, 65.3 foot beam and holds 39.1 feet deep;
                    Bridge Deck & Forecastle 425 feet; Promenade Deck 243 feet
Construction: 1929, Armstrong Withworth & Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: 4 steam turbines double reduction geared to 2 screw shafts; operating at 220 p.s.i.;
                   1,640 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended & 2 single ended boilers; 24 corrugated
                   furnaces; heating surface 19,440 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Cunard Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

AUSPICIOUS 1816

(Green Book Underwriters)
Master: Captain Neish
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1816; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 492 tons
Construction: Lynn; vessel 19 years old; almost rebuilt in 1810
Owners: McDonald
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for India

(Red Book Shipowners)
Master: Captain J. Neish
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1816
Tonnage: 492 tons
Construction: 1796, Lynn; major & thorough repairs in 1810; 2 6-pounds guns
Owners: Reid
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for India

AUSTRALASIAN 1885
Code letters: JMFR                       Official Number: 88859
Master: Captain A. Simpson
Rigging: iron single screw steam Barque; 2 decks; 6 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 3,630 tons gross, 2,516 under deck and 2,343 net
Dimensions: 361.6 feet long, 44.2 foot beam and holds 21.3 feet deep;
                    Bridge Deck 94 feet; Forecastle 46 feet
Construction: 1884, R. Napier & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 3 inverted cylinders of 32, 46 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 54 inches; 400 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: G. Thompson & Co.
Port of registry: Aberdeen

AUSTRALIA - 1852-1854
Master: Captain J. Noble
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage: 1,125 tons using old measurements and 1,170 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1852 in Saint John, N.B., using Oak, Hackmatac & Pine
Owners: C. Moore
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Port Philip

AUSTRALIA - 1853-1854
Master: Captain B. Avery
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1853
Tonnage: 721 tons
Construction: 1852, Pillau, using Oak & Fir
Owners: J.J. Frost
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Port Philip

AUSTRALIA - 1879
Code letters: NGCQ                    Official Number: 85
Master: Captain F. Bozzoni
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,750 tons gross, 1,428 under deck and 1,190 net
Dimensions: 288 feet long, 33 foot beam and holds 20.3 feet deep; Poop 80 feet;
                    Forecastle 42 feet; Bridge Deck 30 feet
Construction: 1862, Dudgeon in London; vessel lengthened in 1871
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 35 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; 200 horsepower; new engine & boiler in 1876;
                   engine by Palmers' Co. in Newcastle
Owners: Rubattino & Co.
Port of registry: Genoa

AUSTRALIAN - 1887
Code letters:  HRBN                      Official Number:  58896
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig
Tonnage:  2,499 tons gross, 2,317 under deck and 1,699 net
Dimensions:  324.5 feet long, 39.8 foot beam and holds 26.4 feet deep; Poop 52 tons
Construction:  1867 in West Hartlepool
Propulsion:  compound engine with 4 cylinders of 26 & 58 inches diameter each pair; stroke 48 inches;
                    350 horsepower; new engine & boilers in 1873; engine by Forrester & Co. in Liverpool
Owners:  West India & Pacific Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

AUSTRALIE - 1872        (Source: American Lloyd's Register)
Master: Captain Lucas
Rigging: Barque; 2 decks; sheathed in 1870; fastened with iron & copper bolts
Tonnage: 672 tons
Construction: 1854, Kinderdyk
Owners: Blaauev & Co.
Port of registry: Amsterdam

AUSTRALIND 1909-1911
Code letters: HBCG                   Official Number: 118478
Master: Captain A. Hunter
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks & Shelter Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom, aft 122 feet,
              under engine & boilers 46 feet, forward 164 feet, 985 tons; Aft Peak Tank 32 tons
Tonnage: 5,563 tons gross, 4,004 under deck and 3,526 net
Dimensions: 384.1 feet long, 50.1 foot beam and holds 26.1 feet deep
Construction: 1904, C. Connell & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 44 & 73 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48; 496 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 173 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,888 sq. ft.; engine by D. Rowan & Co. in Glasgow
Owners: Australind Steam Shipping Co. Ltd. (Trinder Anderson & Co., managers)
Port of registry: London

AUSTRALMOUNT - 1915-1919, ex. STRATHBEG
Code letters: HPTR                    Official Number: 129437
Master: Captain D. McIntyre
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; fitted with electric light; water ballast
Tonnage: 4,338 tons gross, 4,059 under deck and 2,808 net
Dimensions: 376.8 feet long, 52.3 foot beam and holds 25.5 feet deep; Poop 35 feet;
                    Bridge 100 feet; Forecastle 40 feet
Construction:1909, W. Hamilton & Co. Ltd. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 41 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 320 nominal horsepower; engine by D. Rowan & Co. in Glasgow
Owners: Commonwealth Government Line of Steamers
Port of registry: Sydney, NSW

AUSTRALPLAIN - 1910-1918, ex. ARDANMHOR
Code letters: HLTJ                  Official Number: 124240
Master: Captain G. Cockell
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; fitted with electric light; water ballast
Tonnage: 4,454 tons gross, 4,185 under deck and 2,829 net
Dimensions: 385.2 feet long, 50.1 foot beam and holds 17.7 feet deep;
                    Poop 45 feet; Bridge 110 feet; Forecastle 40 feet
Construction: 1907, H. & W. Henderson & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 41 & 67 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 311 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Commonwealth Government Line of Steamers
Port of registry: Glasgow

AUTHORITY - 1943
Code letters: MPCF                    Official Number: 160484
Rigging: steel single screw steam tanker; 1 deck; 8 partly cemented & partly asphalted bulkheads;
              machinery aft; Deep Tank forward 11 feet, 38 tons; Forward Peak Tank 70 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 27 tons
Tonnage: 616 tons gross, 466 under deck and 274 net
Dimensions: 179.8 feet long, 26.7 foot beam and tanks 12.7 feet deep;
                    Quarter Deck 68 feet; Forecastle 27 feet
Construction: 1928, G. Brown & Co. Ltd. in Greenock
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 13 1/2, 22 & 37 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 26 inches; 83 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 3 corrugated furnaces;
                  grate surface 64 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,066 sq. ft.; engine by W. Beardmore
                  and Co. Ltd. in Coatbridge
Owners: F.T. Everard & Sons Ltd.
Port of registry: London

AUTOFAGASTA - 1875-1887
Code letters:  NRTL                  Official Number:  70935
Master:  Captain J. Halliday
Rigging:  iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  709 tons gross, 669 under deck and 679 net
Dimensions:  180.1 feet long, 29.8 foot beam and holds 19.1 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Deck 40 feet
Construction:  1875, W. Doxford & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners:  Tomlinson, Hodgetts & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

AUTUMN - 1852-1854
Master: Captain J. Lambert
Rigging: Snow; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 195 tons
Construction: 1790 in Whitby; major repairs in 1837; repairs to damages in 1848
Owners: Lambert
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade

AUXILIAR - 1866
Master: Captain R. Frankland
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1863; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 384 tons
Dimensions: 114.5 feet long, 27.2 foot beam and holds 18.5 feet deep
Construction: 1853, Sunderland; some repairs in 1856; partial new keelson & some repairs in 1863
Owners: Hansell
Port of registry: Shields
Port of survey: Shields
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea

AVALANCHE - 1860
Master:  Captain J. Stott
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1859
Tonnage:  753 tons using old measurements and 692 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1853 in Dundee
Owners:  Park & Co.
Port of registry:  Frasberg
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand

AVEROFF - 1912,   ex. MANDINGO
Code letters:  HRGM
Captain:  Captain A. Fokias
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 deck, 1 partly of steel; 5 bulkheads, 1 partial bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,700 tons gross, 1,540 under deck and 1,089 net
Dimensions:  305 feet long, 34.2 foot beam and holds 20 feet deep;
                     House on deck 112 tons; Forecastle 49 tons
Construction:  1882, Harland & Wolff in Belfast
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 32 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; 221 nominal horsepower; 2 boilers; 6 plain furnaces;
                    grate surface 108 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,985 sq. ft.; engine bythe builders
Owners:  D. Delagrammatica
Port of registry:  Piraeus

AVON - 1847-1848
Master: Captain Robinson
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1843
Tonnage: 261 tons using old measurements and 251 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1838 in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Pine & Spruce
Owners: Moore & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool

AVON 1854
Master: Captain H. Dowsly
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in zinc in 1853; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 383 tons
Construction: 1846 in Nova Scotia
Owners: H. Steele
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia

AYR - 1904-1908
Code letters:  NMDL                   Official Number:  104796
Master:  Captain H.J. Charters
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & partial Awning Deck; 2 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads;
               cellular double bottom, aft 102 feet, forward 128 feet, 481 tons; Aft Peak Tank 31 tons
Tonnage:  3,050 tons gross, 2,325 under deck and 1,955 net
Dimensions:  322 feet long, 41.6 foot beam and holds 21.5 feet deep; Poop 28 feet; Quarter Deck 94 feet;
                     partial Awning Deck 198 feet
Construction:  1894, J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion:  triple expansion with 3 cylinders of 24, 39 & 64 inches diameter respectively; stroke 42 inches;
                   operating at 160 p.s.i.; 264 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 116 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,950 sq. ft.; engine by J. Dickinson in Sunderland
Owners:  Mercantile Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  London

AYRSHIRE - 1852
Master: Captain Dewar
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage: 625 tons using old measurements and 750 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1845 in Québec; some repairs in 1847
Owners: Brown & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Port Philip

AYRSHIRE 1916
Code letters: VHTC                   Official Number: 119066
Master: Captain J. Wallace
Rigging: steel twin screw, 4 masts, steamer; 2 decks & Shelter Deck; 7 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light, wireless and refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom,
              Aft 108 feet, under engine & boilers 65 feet, forward 225 feet, 1,424 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 95 tons; Aft Peak Tank 104 tons
Tonnage: 9,188 tons gross, 6,809 under deck and 5,931 net
Dimensions: 460 feet long, 58.5 foot beam and holds 31.8 feet deep;
Construction: 1903, Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 25, 42 & 71 inches diameter each pair;
                  stroke 48 inches; 893 nominal horsepower; 5 single ended boilers; 15 corrugated furnaces;
                  grate surface 305 sq. ft.; heating surface 12,405 sq. ft.; engine by North East Marine
                  Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: The Scottish Shire Line Ltd. (Turnbull, Martin & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

 

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