Register of Ships - Bi-Bq
transcribed from the Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping
Example HR

BIAFRA, ex. ALGARVE - 1894
Official Number:  96295
Master:  Captain C.M. Thomas, appointed to the ship in 1894
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 iron deck; well deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; double bottom,
               aft 48 feet long & forward 55 feet, 164 tons
Tonnage:  839 tons gross, 669 under deck and 517 net
Dimensions;  200.8 feet long, 30.1 foot beam and holds 14 feet deep; Quarter Deck 103 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 20 feet; Forecastle 21 feet; House on deck 16 tons.
Construction:  1885, J. Priestman & Co. in Sunderland
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 24 & 48 inches diameter respectively; stroke 36 inches;
                    operating at 80 p.s.i.; 95 horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 3 plain furnaces; grate surface
                    50 sq. ft.; engine built by G. Clarke & Co. in Newcastle
Owners:  African Steam Ship Co. (Elder, Dempster & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Hamburg

BIDASSOA - 1901-1922
Code letters:  HMFQ
Master:  Captain Charles Warlugel, 1902-1907; Captain Y. Le Dizes, 1907-1912
               Captain Th. Salaum, 1912-1919; Captain Le Trocquer, 1919-22
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck; water ballast
Tonnage:  558 tons gross, 513 under deck and 325 net
Dimensions:  170.5 feet long, 27.2 foot beam and holds 14.1 feet deep;
                      Bridge Deck 40 feet long; Forecastle 21 feet.
Construction:  1901, Lobnitz & Co. Ltd. in Renfrew
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 15 & 35 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 24 inches; 50 nominal horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Worms & Compagnie
Port of registry:  Le Havre

BIDDICK - 1866
Official Number: 47719
Master: Captain Warren
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 4 bulkheads
Tonnage: 640 tons using old measurements and 504 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 185.7 feet long, 28.9 foot beam and holds 16.6 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Laing in Sunderland
Owners: H. Martin
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Sunderland

BIFROST - 1891, ex. RICHMOND
Code letters:  JMVR                 Official Number:  4076
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck, partly steel, partly iron; Awning Deck, partly iron; web frames;
               4 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom, aft 90 feet, under engine & boilers 20 feet;
               forward 112 feet, 398 tons; Aft Peak Tank 28 tons
Tonnage:  2,131 tons gross, 1,492 under deck and 1,301 net
Dimensions:  279.9 feet long, 40 foot beam and holds 15.6 feet deep; Poop 27 feet; Quarter Deck 80 feet
Construction:  1896, Ropner & Son in Stockton
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21, 34 & 56 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 187 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    4 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 64 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,780 sq. ft.; engine built by
                    Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners:  Rederi Aktieb. Bredablick (C.G. Thulin, manager)
Port of registry:  Stockholm

BIG BONANZA - 1901                   (transcript from "Merchant Vessels of the United States")
Code letters: JRDK                   Official Number: 2974
Rigging: Barque
Tonnage: 1,472 tons gross and 1,399 tons net
Dimensions: 210.2 feet long, 40.2 foot beam and holds 24 feet deep
Construction: 1875 in Newburyport, MA
Port of registry: San Francisco

BILLOW - 1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. McKay
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 199 tons
Construction: in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Spruce & Hackmatac; vessel 9 years old
Owners: Delap & Co.
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Cowes

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Warnock
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 199 tons
Construction: 1826, Saint John, N.B.
Owners: Delap & Co.
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Londonderry
Voyage: sailed for Saint John, N.B.

BIRCH GROVE - 1872
Code letters: LJMF                    Official Number: 13789
Master: Captain P. Taylor
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1871; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 518 tons
Dimensions: 136.5 feet long, 28.3 foot beam and holds 18.6 feet deep
Construction: 1856 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1868 & 1870
Owners: Grice & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia

BIRCHGROVE - 1917,  ex. DOVEDALE
Code letters: NPHT                    Official Number: 99723
Master: Captain W.J. Shaddick
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & partial Awning Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom, aft 100 feet, forward 124 feet, 453 tons; Aft Peak Tank 30 tons
Tonnage: 2,821 tons gross, 2,132 under deck and 1,796 net
Dimensions: 315 feet long, 42.8 foot beam and holds 18.4 feet deep; Poop 27 feet;
                    Quarter Deck 79 feet; partial Awning Deck 236 feet
Construction: 1894, Ropner & Son in Stockton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 1/2, 36 1/2 & 61 inches diameter
                   respectively; stroke 42 inches; 249 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 102 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,862 sq. ft.;
                   new double ended boilers in 1908; engine by T. Richardson & Sons Ltd. in Hartlepool
Owners: Steam Ship Mary Co. Ltd. (Alexander & Mair, managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

BIRKILD - 1930
Code letters: LHCV
Rigging: wood, single screw motor vessel; 1 deck; machinery aft
Tonnage: 151 tons gross, 137 under deck and 67 net
Dimensions: 93.7 feet long, 23.1 foot beam and holds 10.2 feet deep; Quarter Deck 11 tons
Construction: 1929, Ness Ship Building Yard in Stromness
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 2 cylinders of 16 1/2 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 18 7/8 inches; 45 nominal horsepower;
                   engine by J. & C.G. Bolinder's Co. Ltd. in Stockholm
Owners: L/L Birkild (J. Grytlen, manager)
Port of registry: Molde

BIRMANIA - 1891
Code letters:  NHLF               Official Number:  12
Master:  Captain S. Anfosso.
Rigging:  iron single screw Brigantine; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; fitted with electric light; water ballast.
Tonnage:  2,364 tons gross, 2,161 under deck and 1,562 net.
Dimensions:  292.9 feet long, 36.1 foot beam and holds 28.2 feet deep;
                     House on deck 178 tons; Forecastle 45 tons.
Construction:  1882, Flli. Orlando in Leghorn.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 4/5, 37 1/2 & 61 1/2  inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 39 inches; 236 nominal horsepower; new boilers in 1890;
                    engine built by J. Readhead and Sons in South Shields.
Owners:  Navigazione Generale Italiana
Port of registry:  Palermo

BIRMINGHAM - 1853
Master:  Captain McKirdy
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,001 tons using old measurements and 1,030 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1851 in Québec, using Oak, Hackmatac, Elm, Birch & Pine
Owners:  J. McCumm
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Port Philip

BJERKA - 1940, ex. LEVISA
Code letters: LDLX
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 steel deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; fitted with submarine
              signalling device; cellular double bottom 212 feet long, 1,512 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 67 tons; Aft Peak Tank 77 tons
Tonnage: 1,893 tons gross, 1,671 under deck and 1,103 net
Dimensions: 251 feet long, 43.8 foot beam and holds 18.2 feet deep; Poop 28 feet;
                    Bridge 65 feet; Forecastle 27 feet
Construction: 1916, Detroit Ship Building Co. in Wyandotte, MI
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 20, 33 & 54 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 40 inches; operating at 180 p.s.I.; 274 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 126 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,246 sq. ft.;
                   fitted for oil fuel; engine by the builders
Owners: Skibs A/S Orion (M. Bruusgaard & H. Bödkker-Naess, Jr., managers)
Port of registry: Oslo

BLACK BOY - 1881

1) Code letters:  QJDC               Official Number:  30032
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner
Tonnage:  504 tons gross, 468 under deck and 343 net
Dimensions:  166.2 feet long, 26.7 foot beam and holds 15.7 feet deep; Break 36 tons
Construction:  1854 in Newcastle
Propulsion:  steam engine with 2 cylinders; 70 horsepower
Owners:  Executors of N. Wood
Port of registry:  Sunderland

2) Code letters:  MSPK               Official Number:  19598
Master:  Captain D. Fearon
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 5 bulkheads
Tonnage:  66 tons gross, 65 under deck and 45 net
Dimensions:  81.5 feet long, 15 foot beam and holds 7.9 feet deep
Construction:  1857, Scott & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion:  steam engine with 2 cylinders of 12 inches diameter each; stroke 15 inches; operating at
                    40 p.s.i.; 24 horsepower; new boilers in 1875; engine built by Greenock Foundry Co. in Greenock
Owners:  J. Deane
Port of registry:  Melbourne

BLACK EAGLE - 1857-1861
Master: Captain J. Buchanan
Rigging: wood steamer; sheathed in yellow metal in 1853
Tonnage: 41 tons
Construction: 1852 in Shields
Propulsion: clincher engine producing 50 horsepower
Owners: Buchanan
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for Australia

BLACK EAGLE - 1861-1862
Master: Captain Mearns
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1860 & 1862; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,558 tons
Construction: 1857 in Québec, using Elm, Oak, Tamarack & Spruce
Owners: Sinclair & Co.
Port of registry: Belfast
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Aden (1861); India (1862)

BLACK PRINCE - 1872
Official Number:  2330
Master:  Captain W. Hammond
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1872
Tonnage:  272 tons
Dimensions:  99.6 feet long, 25.5 foot beam and holds 16.8 feet deep
Construction:  1838 in Maryport; some repairs in 1863; partial new keelson & some repairs in 1866.
Owners:  Hammond & Co
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed the West Indies

BLACK PRINCE,  ex. PROVAN - 1914
Code letters: TSPQ                Official Number: 114437
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom,
              aft 112 feet, under engine & boilers 40 feet, forward 146 feet, 899 tons; Deep Tank aft 36 feet,
              816 tons; Aft Peak Tank 71 tons
Tonnage: 3,925 tons gross, 3,648 under deck and 2,560 net
Dimensions: 345.2 feet long, 49.9 foot beam and holds 17.9 feet deep; Poop 20 feet;
                    Bridge 202 feet; Forecastle 37 feet
Construction: 1903, Russell & Co. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 41 & 67 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 340 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 8 plain furnaces;
                   grate surface 142 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,438 sq. ft.; engine by Rankin & blackmore in Greenock
Owners: Prince Line Ltd. (J. Knott, manager)
Port of registry: Newcastle

BLACKWALL - 1857
Master:  Captain McKerlie
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1856; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  710 tons using old measurements and 838 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1850 in London
Owners:  R. Green
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

BLACKWELL - 1907
Code letters: HLWS                 Official Number: 123952
Master: Captain F. Brown
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              deep framing; fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom, aft 142 feet, under
              engine & boilers 42 feet, forward 168 feet, 1,029 tons; Forward Peak Tank 100 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 33 tons
Tonnage: 4,712 tons gross, 4,502 under deck and 2,966 net
Dimensions: 401.7 feet long, 50.7 foot beam and holds 17.8 feet deep; Poop 27 feet;
                    Bridge 112 feet; Forecastle 42 feet
Construction: 1907, J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd., Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27 1/2, 45 & 76 inches diameter
                   respectively; stroke 48 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 521 nominal horsepower;
                   3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 183 sq. ft.;
                   heating surface 7,377 sq. ft.; engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd., Sunderland
Owners: Tyzack & Branfoot Steam Shipping Co. Ltd. (Tyzack & Branfoot, managers)
Port of registry: Sunderland

BLAIRATHOLL - 1942
Code letters: GLNX                    Official Number: 148875
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder
              and echo sounding device; cellular double bottom 297 feet, 954 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 86 tons; Aft Peak Tank 195 tons
Tonnage: 3,319 tons gross, 3,026 under deck and 2,005 net
Dimensions: 340.1 feet long, 48.7 foot beam and holds 22.5 feet deep; Poop 29 feet;
                    Bridge 104 feet; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1925, Napier & Miller Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22, 35 1/2 & 60 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 39 inches; 298 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                  grate surface 123 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,126 sq. ft.; engine by
                  D. Rowan & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners: Nisbet Shipping Co. Ltd. (G. Nisbet & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

BLAIRLOGIE - 1940, ex. GROVEDENE-1936, ex. PORTFIELD-1935
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder
              and echo sounding device; cellular double bottom, aft & under engine 151 feet,
              forward 153 feet; 1,068 tons; Forward Peak Tank 150 tons; Aft Peak Tank 165 tons
Tonnage: 4,425 tons gross, 4,075 under deck and 2,662 net
Dimensions: 380.3 feet long, 52 foot beam and holds 25.3 feet deep; Poop 61 feet;
                    Bridge 227 feet; Forecastle 29 feet
Construction: 1929, Craig, Taylor & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24 1/2, 41 & 67 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 373 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   8 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 154 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,382 sq. ft.;
                   engine by Blair & Co. Ltd., Stockton
Owners: Clydesdale Navigation Co. Ltd. (G. Nisbet & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

BLAKEMOOR - 1914
Code letters:  SDWG               Official Number:  114820
Master:  Captain G. Knott (1909-14)
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; turret deck; water ballast
Tonnage:  3,748 tons gross, 3,142 under deck and 2,409 net
Dimensions:  342.4 feet long, 46.7 foot beam and holds 24.8 feet deep; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction:  1901, W. Doxford & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; 300 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Moor Line Ltd. (W. Rinciman & Co.)
Port of registry:  London

BLANCH - 1853
Master: Captain W. White
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 620 tons using old measurements and 794 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1850 in Cape Breton, NS
Owner: Wright & Co.
Port of registry: Cork
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia

BLANCHE - 1837
Master:  Captain Laws
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in patent hair & copper in 1831
Tonnage:  273 tons
Construction:  1827 in Yarmouth
Owners:  Shepherd & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for St. Kitts

BLANCHE - 1867
Code letters: JDNM                    Official Number: 4688
Master: Captain W. Austin
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862
Tonnage: 183 tons using old measurements and 188 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 84.4 feet long, 22.3 foot beam and holds 14.2 feet deep
Construction: 1842 in Littlehampton
Owners: J. Wood
Port of registry: Bristol
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for Africa

BLANCHE - 1893-1901
Code letters: VGMD                    Official Number:45963
Master: Captain R. W. Fryer
Rigging: iron single screw steamer
Tonnage: 259 tons gross, 225 under deck aand 99 net
Dimensions: 146.1 feet long, 20 foot beam and holds 12 fee deep;
                    Quarter Deck 80 feet
Construction: 1863, A. & J. Inglis in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 15 & 30 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 18 inches; 50 registered horsepower; new engine in 1876;
                   new boiler 1893; engine by Wingate & Co. in Glasgow
Owners: Osborn & Wallis
Port of survey: Bristol

BLANCHE - 1899-1901
Official Number: 110598
Master: Captain J. Ravenscroft
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads;
              Forward Peak Tank 86 tons
Tonnage: 363 tons gross, 250 under deck and 64 net
Dimensions: 145 feet long, 24.1 foot beam and holds 10 feet deep;
                    Quarter Deck 53 feet; Bridge 14 feet; Forecastle 27 feet
Construction: 1899, S. McKnight & Co. Ltd. in Ayr
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 18 & 40 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 27 feet; 85 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 2 plain furnaces;
                   grate surface 41 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,488 sq. ft.; engine by Ross & Duncan
                   in Glasgow
Owners: W. Rowland
Port of registry: Liverpool

BLANCHE - 1903-1904
Official Number: 118006
Master: Captain J. Ravenscroft
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads; machinery aft;
              Forward Peak Tank 50 tons; Aft Peak Tank 6 tons
Tonnage: 371 tons gross, 264 under deck and 87 net
Dimensions: 150 feet long, 24.4 foot beam and holds 10.4 feet deep; Quarter Deck 54 feet;
                    Bridge 14 feet; Forecastle 27 feet
Construction: 1903, Ailsa, Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Ayr
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 20 & 42 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 27 inches; operating at 130 p.s.i.; 94 registered horsepower; 1 single ended
                   boiler; 3 plain furnaces; grate surface 52 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,621 sq. ft.;
                   engine by Ross & Duncan in Glasgow
Owners: W. Rowland
Port of registry: Liverpool

BLENHEIM - 1849/1855
Master:  Captain Molison
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1845 & 1853
Tonnage:  689 tons under the old measurements and 808 tons under the new measurements.
Construction:  in 1845 in South Shields
Owner:  D. Dunbar
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey: London (1855)
Voyage: sailed for Australia (1855)

BLENHEIM - 1875
Code letters: NWHS                       Official Number: 72645
Master: Captain T. Robinson /Captain G. Picot
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,085 tons gross, 861 under deck and 696 net
Dimensions: 226.2 feet long, 30.3 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 82.5 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction: 1875, Withy in Hartlepool
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 27 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 100 horsepower; engine by T. Richardson & Sons in Hartlepool
Owners: Steel, Young & Co.
Port of registry: West Hartlepool                      WRECKED

BLESSING - 1813/1845

(Green Book - Underwriters
Master: Captain D. Iceton (1813); Captain Robins (1845)
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams (1813); Snow; partly fastened with iron bolts (1845)
Tonnage:  223 tons (1813); 221 tons (1845)
Construction: in Sunderland; vessel 9 years old; 4 guns; vessel lengthened in 1810 (1813);
                     major repairs in 1834
Owners: Richardson (1813); Robins (1845)
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of registry: North Shields
Port of survey: London (1813); Newcastle (1845)
Voyage: sailed on Transportation (1813)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Iceton (1813); Captain Robins (1845)
Rigging: Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1812; partly fastened with copper bolts (1813);
             partly fastened with iron bolts (1845)
Construction:  1805 in Sunderland; vessel lengthened in 1810; 6 12-pounds caronnade (1813);
                       major repairs in 1834
Owners:  Richardson (1813); Robins (1845)
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of registry:  North Shields
Port of survey:  Exeter (1813); Newcastle (1845)
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade (1813)

BLONDE - 1842-1849
Master: Captain Crawford
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1842 & 1845; sheathed in felt and
              yellow metal in 1848
Tonnage: 604 tons using old measurements and 676 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1841, Montréal, using Oak, Elm & Tamarack; some repairs in 1843;
                      new keelson & repairs to damages in 1845; major repairs in 1846
Owners: Edmonston
Port of registry: Montréal
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for Jamaica (1842-43); Québec (1844-45); New Orleans (1846-47);
              St. Vincent (1848-49)

BLOOMER - 1852
Master:  Captain C. Simonds
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage:  780 tons using old measurements and 887 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1851 in Saint John, N.B., using Hackmatac, Birch, Pitch Pine & Oak
Owners:  Gibbs & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

BLOOMFIELD - 1908
Code letters: RJQK                    Official Number: 110344
Master: Captain J. Lowe
Rigging: steel single screw, 3 masts, steam tanker; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 14 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom under engine & boilers 68 feet, 255 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 100 tons; Aft Peak Tank 32 tons
Tonnage: 4,455 tons gross, 4,163 under deck and 2,869 net
Dimensions: 350 feet long, 50.2 foot beam and holdds 22.5 feet deep; Poop 100 feet;
                    Bridge 32 feet; Forecastle 37 feet
Construction: 1899, Tyne International Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 45 & 74 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 48 inches; 430 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 ribbed furnaces;
                  grate surface 209 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,900 sq. ft.; engine by North East Marine
                  Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: Hunting & Son
Port of registry: Newcastle

BLUE AND WHITE - 1875-1884
Code letters: NWMP                    Official Number: 58803
Master: Captain J. Bell (1875-82); Captain Smith (1883-84)
Rigging: Barquentine; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1875 & 1883; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 170 tons gross, 163 under deck and 170 net
Dimensions: 102.6 feet long, 23.1 foot beam and holds 12.2 feet deep
Construction: 1875, Kinloch in Kingston
Owners: J. Bell
Port of registry: Dumfries (1875-82); Ayr (1883-84)

BLUEBELL - 1894
Code letters: LJNF                   Official Number: 96256
Rigging: steel Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 846 tons gross, 801 under deck and 783 net
Dimensions: 195 feet long, 32.3 foot beam and holds 19.1 feet deep; Quarter Deck 37 feet;
                    Forecastle 21 feet
Construction: 1889, W. Pickersgill & Sons in Sunderland
Owners: J. Tedford & Co.
Port of registry: Belfast
(Sailed from Poplar to Hamburg under the command of Captain W. Reid)
                       courtesy of Joyce Sweet

BLYTH 1860-1870
Master: Captain E. Coleman
Rigging: Snow; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 166 tons
Dimensions: 83 feet long, 21.1 foot beam and holds 13.1 feet deep
Construction: 1846 in Blyth; some repairs in 1855; repairs to damages in 1860; new keelson in 1861
Owners: Bowman
Port of registry: Blyth
Port of survey: Blyth (1860-61); Cardiff (1862-70)
Voyage: sailed for France (1860-61); Cadiz (1862-70)

BLYTHSWOOD - 1883/1893/1907-1909
Code letters: PBCM                   Official Number: 72388
Master: Captain W. Evans (1883); Captain B. Dixon (1893); Captain H. Johnson (1907-09)
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,691 tons gross, 1,500 under deck and 1,607 net
Dimensions: 259.8 feet long, 39 foot beamand holds 23.3 feet deep; Poop 52 feet; Forecastle 42 feet
Construction: 1875, R. Duncan & Co. in Port Glasgow
Owners: R. Cutbert & Co. (1883); McAdram, Mackellar & Co. (1893); C.E. de Wolf & Co. (1907-09)
Port of registry: Greenock

BOADICEA - 1847-1848
Master: Captain A. McKey
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1846
Tonnage: 310 tons using old measurements and 346 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1845 in Sunderland
Owners: J. Pollock
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Sydney

BOADICEA - 1879
Code letters: LFQD                    Official Number: 65440
Master: Captain C. Smith
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 deck & Spar Deck; 5 cemented bulkheads; double bottom 45 feet
Tonnage: 1,354 tons gross, 1,348 under deck and 865 net
Dimensions: 240 feet long, 30.7 foot beam and holds 17.5 feet deep
Construction: 1872, Leslie in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 29 & 56 inches diameter respectively; stroke 30 inches;
                   110 horsepower; engine by Maudslay, Sons & Fields in London
Owners: Adamson & Short
Port of registry: South Shields

BOANERGES - 1862
Master:  Captain J.C. Dunn
Rigging:  Ship; partly sheathed in felt and metal in 1857 & in yellow metal in 1862;
               partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,237 tons
Construction:  1856 in New Brunswick
Owners:  Horton & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

BODRHYDDAM - 1860
Master: Captain Carmichael
Rigging: iron Barque; 2 bulkheads
Tonnage: 542 tons
Construction: 1858 in Hull
Owners: Cotesworth
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for South America

BOHEMIA - 1887
Master:  Captain Karlowa, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1877 and to the vessel in 1883
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner
Tonnage:  3,410 tons gross, 2,526 under deck and 2,216 net
Dimensions:  351.1 feet long, 40.7 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep; Bridge Deck 84 feet long.
Construction:  A. & J. Inglis in Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 40 & 77 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; 360 horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Hamburg, Amerikaansche Packetfahrt Actien Gesellschaft
Port of registry:  Hamburg

BOHEMIAN GIRL - 1857/1872
Code letters: MRNV                    Official Number: 19349
Master:  Captain E. Hain (1857); Captain Short (1872)
Rigging:  Schooner; sheathed in yellow metal in 1853 & 1868
Tonnage:  125 tons (1857); 174 tons (1872)
Dimensions: 76 feet long, 18.8 foot beam and holds 12.1 feet deep
Construction:  1843 in Waterford; repairs to damages in 1860;
                       vessel lengthened in 1864
Owners:  Hain & Son (1857); Fox & Co. (1872)
Port of registry:  St. Ives (1857); Plymouth (1872)
Port of survey:  Penzance (1857); Plymouth (1872)
Voyage:  sailed for the Meditarennean Sea (1857); Spain (1872)

BOLDERAA - 1865
Master: Captain Hindson
Rigging: iron single screw steamer, rigged for sail; 4 bulkheads
Tonnage: 534 tons using old measurements and 443 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 187.4 feet long, 26.5 foot beam and holds 14 feet deep
Construction: 1858 in Hull
Propulsion: auxiliary steam engine producing 70 horsepower
Owners: Norwood
Port of registry: Hull
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea
 
BOLDON 1860-1862
Master: Captain Hitchcock (1860); Captain Powell (1861-62)
Rigging: Snow; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 206 tons
Construction: 1837 in Sunderland; new deck in 1849; new keelson in 1857; some repairs in 1857 & 1859
Owners: W. Moyse
Port of registry: Lynn
Port of survey: Lynn
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic (1861)

BOLIVAR - 1835

1) Master: Captain T. Ballard
Rigging: Barque
Tonnage: 355 tons
Construction: 1826 on Prince Edward Island; some repairs in 1835
Owners: A Carignan
Port of registry: Waterford
Port of survey: Waterford
Voyage: sailed for Québec

2) Master: Captain H. Ganson
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in copper in 1831
Tonnage: 224 tons
Construction: 1825 in Aberdeen
Owners: Johnson
Port of registry: Aberdeen
Port of survey: Aberdeen
Voyage: sailed for Québec

BOLIVIA - 1905
Code letters:  MPSW             Official Number:  68081
Master:  Captain G. Arnott, appointed to the vessel in 1901
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque; 2 decks & Awning Deck; 4 tiers of beams; 7 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  3,999 tons gross, 2,956 under deck and 2,561 net
Dimensions:  400 feet long, 40 foot beam and holds 25.1 feet deep
Construction:  1873, R. Duncan & Co. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27 1/2, 44 & 71 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; 376 nominal horsepower; new engine & boilers in 1891; engine built by
                    D. & W. Henderson & Co. in Glasgow
Owners:  Anchor Line Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

BOLTON - 1840
Master:  Captain Robinson
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and copper in 1839
Tonnage:  541 tons
Construction:  1822 in Liverpool; new top side & major repairs in 1835; thorough repairs in 1837
Owners:  T. Oldfield
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand

BOMBAY - 1849/1851-1852
Rigging:  Ship; double sheathed in 1822; sheathed in yellow metal in 1848 & 1851;
               partly fastened with iron bolts.
Master:  Captain Flamank
Tonnage:  1,280 tons
Construction:  1809 in Bombay, using Teak; some repairs in 1847.
Owners:  D. Dunbar
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Calcutta (1849); Bombay (1851)

BOMBAY - 1863-1867
Master:  Captain G. Sellars
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1863; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  937 tons
Dimensions:  186 feet long, 33.4 foot beam and holds 20.9 feet deep
Construction:  1861, Vaux in Harwich
Owners:  G.D. Tyser
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand (1863/1866)

BONA FIDE - 1859
Official Number:  22909
Master:  Captain E. Frank
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1856; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  235 tons
Construction:  1846 in Whitby; some repairs in 1857
Owners:  Smith & Co.
Port of registry:  Whitby
Port of survey:  Whitby
Voyage:  sailed for Baltimore

BONAVISTA - 1897
Code letters:  JKMR               Official Number:  87966
Master:  Captain D.C. Fraser
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads;
               double bottom, aft 72 feet, under engine & boilers 48 feet, 169 tons;
               Forward Peak Tank 27 tons; Aft Peak Tank 9 tons
Tonnage:  1,306 tons gross, 1,092 under deck and 837 net
Dimensions:  240.4 feet long, 33.5 foot beam and holds 18.3 feet deep; Poop 52 feet;
                     Bridge 52 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction:  1884, Wigham Richardson & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 31 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 76 p.s.i.; 187 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    9 plain furnaces; grate surface 108 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,010 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners:  Dominion Coal Co. Ltd. (Kingman, Brown & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  Montréal

BONDICAR - 1868-1871
Master:  Captain A. Dick (1868-70); Captain R. Miller (1871)
Rigging:  Barque; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  357 tons
Dimensions:  104.6 feet long, 25.2 foot abeam and hodls 18.4 feet deep
Construction:  1849 in Blyth; major repairs in 1856; some repairs in 1862; repairs to damages in 1868
Owners:  Rochester
Port of registry:  Blyth
Port of survey:  Shields
Voyage:  sailed for the Baltic Sea

BONDICAR - 1916/1918
Code letters:  HQGC               Official Number:  129741
Master:  1916-17 Captain F. Gustafson, appointed to the ship in 1913
               1917-18 Captain J. Glass, appointed to the ship in 1916
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; cargo battens not fitted;
                cellular double bottom, aft 65 feet long, under engine & boilers 34 feet, forward 103 feet,
                384 tons; Forward Peak Tank 36 tons; Aft Peak Tank 97 tons
Tonnage:  1,441 tons gross, 1,079 under deck and 804 net.
Dimensions:  240.3 feet long, 36.5 foot beam and holds 14.4 feet deep; Quarter Deck 123 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 10 feet; Forecastle 22 feet.
Construction:  1910, J. Crown & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders 18 1/2, 30 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; 180 p.s.i.; 182 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    4 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 82 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,060 sq. ft.;
                    engine built by Richardson, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners:  Broomhill Collieries Ltd. (H. Coates, manager)
Port of registry:  Newcastle
Port of survey:  Barry

BONN - 1895-1896
Code letters: QGCD
Master: Captain A. Winckel
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; lower deck in forehold; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom, aft 104 feet, under engine & boilers 54 feet,
              forward 136 feet, 718 tons
Tonnage: 3,969 tons gross, 3,200 under deck and 2,565 net
Dimensions: 355.1 feet long, 43.6 foot beam and holds 25.6 feet deep;
                    Poop & Bridge 218 feet; Forecastle 47 feet
Construction: 1895, Germania-Werft in Kiel
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 1/2 & 66 7/8 inches diameter
                  respectively; stroke 43 1/4 inches; 365 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended and
                  1 double ended boilers; 12 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 207 sq. ft.; heating surface
                  6,214 sq. ft.; engine by A.G. Germania in Berlin
Owners: Norddeutscher Lloyd
Port of registry: Bremen

BOOMERANG - 1856
Master: Captain J. Brown
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1855; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,540 old tons and 1,824 new tons
Construction: 1853, Québec, using Oak & Tamarack
Owners: Baines & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool                  ABANDONNED

BORDA - 1928
Code letters:  JFDV                Official Number:  135340
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 3 steel decks, Upper Deck sheathed in teak and 2nd Deck sheathed
                in wood; 7 bulkheads to Upper Deck and 1 bulkhead to 2nd Deck only; fitted with electric light,
                direction finder, wireless & refrigerating machinery;  cellular double bottom, aft 138 feet long,
                forward 185 feet, 1,248 tons; Forward Peak Tank 115 tons; Aft Peak Tank 143 tons.
Tonnage:  11,199 tons gross, 9,282 under deck and 7,008 net
Dimensions:  500 feet long, 62.2 foot beam and holds 37.8 feet deep; Poop 21 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 205 feet; Forecastle 82 feet.
Construction:  1914, Caird & Co. Ltd. In Greenock
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 23 /12, 34 1/2, 48 1/2 & 70 inches diameter
                    each pair; stroke 54 inches; operating at 215 p.s.i.; 1,200 nominal horsepower; 2 double and
                    2 singled ended boilers; 24 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 441sq. ft.; heating surface
                   18,188 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine built by the builders
Owners:  P & O Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  Greenock
Port of survey:  London

BORDER CHIEFTAIN - 1850
Master: Captain Newman
Rigging: Snow; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 175 tons
Construction: 1835, Sunderland; new deck in 1847
Owners: Collingwood
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for Charentes

BORGHOLM - 1922
Code letters:  LONQ
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; fitted with electric light
Tonnage:  1,561 tons gross, 1,349 under deck and 899 net
Dimensions:  255.8 feet long, 39.7 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep; Poop 41 tons;
                     House on deck 84 tons; Forecastle 27 tons
Construction:  1922, Akers. Mek. Verks. in Christiania
Owners:  A/S Borgå (Petter Olsen, manager)
Port of registry:  Christiania

BORGSTEN - 1964
Code letters: JXXI
Rigging: single screw motor tanker; 1 deck; 36 tanks - capacity 3,735,420 liters; fitted with direction finder,
              echo sounding device, gyro-compass, position finding device, radar & radiotelephony
Tonnage: 49,311 tons gross, 33,510 tons net and 91,356 tons summer deadweight
Dimensions: 869ft. 6in. long, 121ft. 11in. beam and tanks 47ft. 3in. deep; Poop 134 feet;
                    Bridge 25 feet; Forecastle 94 feet
Construction: 1964, J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 10 cylinders of 840 mm diameter each;
                   stroke 1,800 mm; 21,300 brake horsepower; engine by Harland & Wolff in Belfast
Owners: A/S Ganger Rolf, A/S Bonheur, A/S Borga, A/S Jelolinjen & Den Norske Middlehavslinje A/S
              (Fred Olsen & Co., manager)
Port of registry: Oslo

BOSNIA - 1940
Code letters: GNSD                     Official Number: 160388
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 5 partly cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom,
              aft & under engine 94 feet, forward 139 feet; 526 tons; Forward Peak Tank 43 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 23 tons
Tonnage: 2,407 tons gross, 2,085 under deck and 1,207 net
Dimensions: 292.3 feet long, 45 foot beam and holds 20.3 feet deep; Bridge 129 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction: 1928, J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd., Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 40 & 66 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 403 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   8 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 155 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,944 sq. ft.;
                   engine by J. Dickinson & Sons Ltd., Sunderland
Owners: Cunard Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

BOSTON - 1911
Official Number:  98585
Master:  Captain E. Kinney, appointed to the vessel in 1904
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck, Awning Deck & Shelter Deck; fitted with electric light &
               wireless; water ballast
Tonnage:  1,694 tons gross, 1,623 under deck and 734 net
Dimensions:  245 feet long, 36.1 foot beam and holds 20 feet deep
Construction:  1890, A. Stephen & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 34, 51 & 84 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; 568 nominal horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Boston & Yarmouth Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Owners:  Yarmouth, N.S.

BOTHNIA - 1879/1888
Code letters:  MVKQ             Official Number:  68094
Master: Captain Dutton (1888)
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque
Tonnage:  4,535 tons gross, 4,531 under deck and 2,923 net
Dimensions:  422.3 feet long, 42.2 foot beam and holds 34.5 feet deep
Construction:  1874, J. & G. Thompson in Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 60 & 104 inches diameter respectively; stroke 54 inches;
                    operating at 65 p.s.i.; 600 horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Cunard Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

BOUKADRA - 1913
Code letters: HRJF
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light; cellular double
              bottom, aft 113 feet, under engine 23 feet, forward 154 feet, 997 tons; Aft Peak Tank 41 tons
Tonnage: 3,722 tons gross, 3,424 under deck and 2,356 net
Dimensions: 350.1 feet long, 50.1 foot beam and holds 23.6 feet deep; Poop 29 feet; Bridge 67 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1910, W. Gray & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 38 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 42 inches; 320 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 plain furnaces;
                  grate surface 99 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,299 sq. ft.; engine by Central Marine Engine Works
                  in West Hartlepool
Owners: La Tunisienne Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (F.C. Strick & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Swansea

BOURNEMOUTH - 1884
Official Number: 84506
Rigging: iron paddle steam Schooner
Tonnage: 232 tons gross, 226 under deck and 110 net
Dimensions: 190 feet long, 21.2 foot beam and holds 8 feet deep
Construction: 1884, Ramage & Ferguson in Leith
Propulsion: compound diagonal engine with 2 cylinders of 30 & 58 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 60 inches; 240 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Bournemouth Swanage & Poole Steam Packet Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Poole

BOUTRY - 1921
Code letters: KBQD                    Official Number: 143295
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 7 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom 347 feet, 1,126 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 117 tons; Aft Peak Tank 178 tons
Tonnage: 5,182 tons gross, 4,760 under deck and 3,192 net
Dimensions: 400 feet long, 52.3 foot beam and holds 28.5 feet deep; Poop 49 feet;
                     Bridge Deck 113 feet; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1919, Irvine Ship Building & Dry Dock Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 44 & 73 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 517 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                   9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 189 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,668 sq. ft.;
                   engine by Richardsons, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Hartlepool
Owners: African Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Elder, Dempster & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

BOVIC - 1908
Code letters: MRNJ                    Official Number: 99430
Rigging: steel twin screws, 4 masts, Schooner; 3 decks; fitted with electric light and
              refrigerating machinery
Tonnage: 6,583 tons gross, 6,271 under deck and 4,230 net
Dimensions: 470 feet long, 53.1 foot beam and holds 23.9 feet deep
Construction: 1892, Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 22 1/2, 36 1/2 & 60 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 48 inches; 499 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Oceanic Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (Ismay, Imrie & Co.)
Port of registry: Liverpool

BOWES - 1813/1816/1823/1832/1842

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain S. Dixon (1813); Captain J. Hornby (1813); Captain D. Dougal (1816);
             Captain W. Letham (1823); Captain Collins (1823); Captain M. Johnson (1832-42)
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1836
Tonnage:  265 tons using old measurements and 250 tons using new measurements
Construction: in Workington; new top sides & major repairs in 1832; some repairs in 1836 & 1838
Owners:  W. Fell (1813-16); Boyle & Co. (1823); Holliday & Co. (1832-42)
Draught under load:  14 feet
Port of registry: Workington
Port of survey:  Liverpool (1813-1816-1823); Dublin (1832); Workington (1842
Voyage:  sailed for Brazils (1813); Trinidad (1816); Miramichi (1823); North America (1842)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain S. Dixon (1813); Captain J. Hornby (1813-1816); Captain Dougal (1816);
             Captain Leatham (1823); Captain Johnson (1832-42)
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1836
Tonnage:  265 tons using old measurements and 250 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1808 in Workington; new top sides & major repairs in 1832; some repairs in 1836 & 1838
Owners:  W. Fell (1813); Moor & Co. (1816); Selby & Co. (1816); W. Boyle (1823);
               Harding (1832); Holliday & Co. (1832-42)
Draught under load:  14 feet
Port of registry: Workington
Port of survey:  London (1813); Liverpool (1813-1816-1823-1832); Workington (1832/42)
Voyages:  sailed for New Brunswick (1813); Trinidad (1813-1816); Miramichi (1823);
                Newfoundland (1832); Belfast (1832); North America (1842)

BOYNES - 1878
Master: Captain J. Kelly
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,403 tons gross, 1,253 under deck and 1,338 net
Dimensions: 226.1 feet long, 37.1 foot beam and holds 22.3 feet deep; Poop 50 feet; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1877, Oswald in Southampton
Owners: J. Nourse
Port of registry: London

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