Register of Ships Caa-Cap
 Transcribed from the Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping
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CABENDA - 1938
Code letters: MLMN
Rigging: single screw motor vessel; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads; 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 6 cylinders of 12 1/2 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 19 inches; 91 nominal horsepower; engine by Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day Ltd. in Stockport
Owners: T.E. Evans & Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

CABOTIA - 1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain P. Smith
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1829
Tonnage:  388 tons
Construction:  in New Brunswick; vessel 7 years old
Owners:  Henderson & Co.
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Bombay

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Cummings
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1833
Tonnage:  388 tons
Construction:  1825 in New Brunswick; some repairs in 1833
Owners:  Henderson
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Van Diemen Land

CABOTO - 1912-1917
Code Letters: NKBC                Official Number: 48
Master: Captain A. Pelligrini
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 steel deck and Spar Deck (steel, sheathed in wood);
              7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom, aft 84 feet,
              under engine & boilers 44 feet, forward 152 feet, 699 tons; Aft Peak Tank 80 tons
Tonnage: 4,418 tons gross, 3,692 under deck and 2,846 net
Dimensions: 341.2 feet long, 48.7 foot beam and holds 19.6 feet deep;
                    Poop 40 feet; Bridge 118 feet; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1905, Cantieri Navale di Muggiano in La Spezia
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 40 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 122 sq. ft.;
                   heating surface 5,231 sq. ft.; engine by Richardsons, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Hartlepool
Owners: Sociata Veneziana di Navigazione a Vapore
Port of registry: Venice

CAESAR - 1859
Master:  Captain C. Meyer
Rigging: Ship, sheathed in 1849; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852; fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  435 tons
Construction:  1842 in Cochin, using Teak.
Owners:  C. Caesar
Port of registry:  Bremen
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Batavia

CAESAREA 1881
Code letters: MGRJ                   Official Number: 68147
Rigging: iron single screw steamer
Tonnage: 1,010 tons gross, 839 under deck and 646 net
Dimensions: 210.3 feet long, 30.2 foot beam and holds 18 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 78 tons; Forecastle 36 tons; Bridge Deck 54 tons
Construction: 1873, Schlesinger, Davis & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 25 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 33 inches; 98 horsepower; engine by Hawks, Crawshay & Gts
Owners: Hacquoil Bros. & Co.
Port of registry: Cardiff

CAIRONGORN - 1854-1857
Master: Captain Meikeljohn
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1854
Tonnage: 1,025 tons using old measurements and 1,161 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1853 in Québec, using Oak & Tamarack
Owners: Potter & Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for Australia

CALABRIA - 1872
Code Letters:  MSFK            Official Number:  19492
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque
Tonnage:  2,902 tons gross, 2,574 under deck and 1,730 net
Dimensions:  331.7 feet long, 42.1 foot beam and holds 29.5 feet deep; Poop 184 tons; Forecastle 51 tons
Construction:  1857, Thomson in Glasgow
Propulsion:  engine with 2 cylinders of 72 inches diameter each; stroke 48 inches; 409 horsepower;
                    engine built by J. & G. Thomson
Owners:  J. Burns & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

CALCHAS - 1924
Code letters:  KJBP           Official Number:  143743
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 3 decks; fitted with electric light & wireless; water ballast
Tonnage:  10,304 tons gross, 9,303 under deck and 6,313 net
Dimensions:  490.8 feet long, 62.4 foot beam and holds 39.6 feet deep;
                     Poop 67 feet; Bridge 121 feet; Forecastle 58 feet
Construction:  1921, Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion:  4 double reduction geared steam turbines; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Ocean Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (A. Holt & Co.)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

CALEDONIA - 1815-1816

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Livingston
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1809; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  369 tons
Construction:  America; topsides doubled in 1809; 6 6-pounds guns; 6 12-pounds caronnade
Owners:  Inglis & Co.
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for St. Lucia (1815); Québec (1816)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Livingston
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1811; copper repaired in 1813
Tonnage:  368 tons
Construction:  America, using Oak & Pine; 6 6-pounds guns & 6 12-pounds caronnade
Owners: Inglis
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for St. Lucia (1815); Québec (1815-16)

CALEDONIA - 1823/1825/1826/1828

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Carns (1823); Captain Christie (1823-26); Captain Hodnett (1826-28)
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper over boards in 1822
Tonnage:  414 tons
Construction:  1815 in Sunderland; 17 pairs of iron standards & knees
Owners:  J. & P. Laing (1823); Brice (1825-28)
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Bengal (1823); America (1825); Jamaica (1825-28)

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain T. Christie (1825-26); Captain W. Hodnett (1826-28)
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper over boards in 1822 & 1825
Tonnage:  414 tons
Construction:  Sunderland; vessel 10 years old (1825);
Owners:  Laing & Co. (1823); J. Brice (1823-28)
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales (1823); Jamaica (1823-28)

CALEDONIA - 1831
Master:  Captain Miller
Rigging:  Brig; 2 decks
Tonnage:  208 tons
Construction:  1826 in Québec
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  Greenock
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

CALEDONIA - 1839
Master:  Captain J. Liddell
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and copper in 1839
Tonnage:  405 tons
Construction:  1836 in Newcastle; some repairs in 1839
Owners:  MacFarlane
Port of registry:  Alloa
Port of survey:  Leith
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

CALEDONIA - 1845
Master:  Captain Case
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in copper in 1840; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  189 tons
Construction:  1829 in Cringh, using Teak; major repairs in 1844
Owners:  Tegg
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for China

CALEDONIA - 1883-1887
Code letters:  JMTK                      Official Number:  6202
Master:  Captain Cundy
Rigging:  iron Schooner
Tonnage:  171 tons gross, 160 under deck and 171 net
Dimensions:  102.6 feet long, 22 foot beam and holds 12.3 feet deep
Construction:  1850, W. Denny & Bros. in Dumbarton
Owners:  W. Dusting
Port of registry:  Plymouth

CALEDONIA - 1913
Code Letters:  HCFD                          Official Number:  121218
Master:  Captain F. H. Wadsworth, appointed to the ship in 1911.
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 3 decks; fitted with wireless; water ballast.
Tonnage:  9,223 tons gross, 7,049 under deck and 5,056 net.
Dimensions:  500 feet long, 58.2 foot beam and holds 33.4 feet deep; Poop 65 feet long;
                      Bridge 245 feet; Forecastle 95 feet.
Construction:  1904, D. & W. Henderson & Co. in Port Glasgow.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 31 1/2, 51 1/2 & 85 in. diameter each pair;
                    stroke 54 inches; 1,060 nominal horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Anchor Line Ltd. (Henderson Bros.)
Port of registry:  Glasgow

CALIFORNIA - 1887/1892
Code letters:  LDNG                      Official Number:  68211
Master:  Captain W.S. Young (1886); Captain J. Lumsdane (1891)
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque; 2 decks, 1 partly of iron; awning deck; 6 cemented bulkheads
               and 2 partial bulkheads.
Tonnage:  3,410 tons gross, 2,510 under deck and 2,214 net.
Dimensions:  361.5 feet long, 40.5 foot beam and holds 24.2 feet deep.
Construction:  1872, A. Stephen & Sons in Glasgow.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 33 & 66 in. diameter respectively;
                    stroke 60 inches; 480 horsepower; engine built by D. & N. Henderson & Co. in Glasgow
                    new engine and boilers in 1881.
Owners:  Henderson Bros.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

CALLIANCE - 1855-1858
Master:  Captain Heddle
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1854; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  784 tons using old measurements and 882 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1854 in Sunderland
Owners:  John Hay
Port of registry:  Sunderland
Port of survey:  Sunderland
Voyage:  sailed for India (1855-57)

CALLIOPE - 1881,  ex. URUGUAY
Code letters:  QGCS               Official Number:  29547
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner
Tonnage:  1,450 tons gross, 1,140 under deck and 1,062 net
Dimensions:  251.3 feet long, 32 foot beam and holds 21.1 feet deep; Poop 302 tons
Construction:  1861, Neptune Iron Works in Waterford
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 25 & 48 inches diameter respectively; stroke 32 inches;
                    95 horsepower; new engine in 1879; engine by Lees, Anderson & Co. in Glasgow
Owners:  T. Baker
Port of registry:  London
 
CALPHURNIA - 1853
Master:  Captain Nicholson
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1848
Tonnage:  645 tons using old measurements and 722 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1848 in Sunderland.
Owners:  Toulmin & Co.
Port of registry:  London

CALVERT - 1776
Master: Captain William Sewell
Rigging: Ship; single deck deck with beams; sheathed in 1776
Tonnage: 350 tons
Construction: 1772 in Maryland
Owners: M. Molleson
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Maryland

CALYPSO 1842
Master: Captain Eltringham
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and copper in 1842
Tonnage: 306 tons
Construction: 1834 in Newport
Owners: Dawson & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Jamaica

CALYPSO - 1928
Code letters: NHPV
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; fitted with electric light and wireless; water ballast
Tonnage: 2,258 tons gross, 1,653 under deck and 1,415 net
Dimensions: 300 feet long, 42 foot beam and holds 19.2 feet deep; Quarter Deck 107 feet;
                    Bridge 77 feet; Forecastle 42 feet
Construction: 1911, Nederl. Schps. Maats. in Amsterdam
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21, 35 & 56 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 39 inches; 196 nominal horsepower; engine by Ned. Fb. V. Wrk & Spoor in Amsterdam
Owners: Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij
Port of registry: Amsterdam

CAMBODIA - 1850-1851/1855
Master: Captan P. Clendon (1850); Captain J. Hammack (1851); Captain N. Paige (1855)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1850 & 1853; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 806 tons using old measurements and 914 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1850 in Sunderland
Owners: John Hay (1850-51); Mann & Co. (1855)
Port of registry: Sunderland (1850-51); London (1855)
Port of survey: Sunderland (1850); London (1851/1855)
Voyage: sailed for Calcutta (1850); Port Philip (1851); Australia (1855)

CAMBODIA - 1882-1888
Code letters: HFBK             Official Number: 86185
Master: Captain A. Wildgoose
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom, aft 90 feet, forward 64 feet, 340 tons
Tonnage: 3,006 tons gross, 2,893 under deck and 1,969 net
Dimensions: 327.3 feet long, 40.1 foot beam and holds 29.1 feet deep; Bridge Deck 66 feet
Construction: 1882, R. Thompson & Son in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 40 & 74 inches diameter respectively; stroke 48 inches;
                   operating at 80 p.s.i.; 250 horsepower; engine by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners: Steam Ship Cambodia Co. Ltd. (Crow, Rudolf & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool

CAMBRIA - 1870
Master: Captain J. Craig
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; partial Awning Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,997 tons gross and 1,312 tons net
Dimensions: 324.6 feet long, 35.2 foot beam and holds 22.5 feet deep
Construction: 1869, Duncan in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: steam engine producing 400 horsepower
Owners: Handynands & Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for New York                        WRECKED

CAMBRIDGE 1845
Master: Captain R. Brow
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1845; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 447 tons using old measurements and 494 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1839 on Prince Edward Island, using Black Birch, Hackmatac, Juniper and Pine
Owners: J. Scott
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London/Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Charleston/Honduras

CAMBRIDGE 1853
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in 1852; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,036 tons using old measurements and 1,225 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1851 in Miramichi, N.B.
Owners: Jones & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Port Philip

CAMBUSWALLACE - 1894
Code letters:  NHTS           Official Number:  102673
Master:  Captain W. A. Leggat, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1893 and to the vessel in 1894
Rigging:  steel Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,651 tons gross, 1,532 under deck and 1,590 net
Dimensions:  245 feet long, 37.5 foot beam and holds 22.6 feet;
                     Poop 36 feet; Forecastle 31 feet
Construction:  1894, Russell & Co. in Port Glasgow
Owners:  Cambuswallace Sailing Ship Co. Ltd. (R. Russell & Co., manager)
Port of Registry:  Glasgow              WRECKED SEPT. 1894

CAMELLIA - 1887
Code letters:  RWMP           Official Number:  79208
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 partly iron deck; 2 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
               double bottom, aft 82 feet long, forward 64 feet.
Tonnage:  1,363 tons gross, 1,324 under deck and 880 net.
Dimensions:  258 feet long, 32 foot beam and holds 21.2 feet deep; Bridge Deck 17 feet long.
Construction:  1878, Tyne Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 28 & 54 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 33 inches; operating at 75 p.s.i.; 130 horsepower; engine built by
                    North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners:  J. Robinson & Sons
Port of registry:  North Shields
Port of survey:  Cardiff

CAMERATA - 1881
Code letters:  MWBK           Official Number:  65106
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads; double
               bottom, aft & forward 132 feet
Tonnage:  982 tons gross, 721 under deck and 622 net
Dimensions:  210.5 feet long, 29.5 foot beam and holds 15.9 feet deep; Poop 34 feet; Bridge Deck 47 feet;
                     Forecastle 31 feet
Construction:  1874, J. Readhead & Co. in South Shields; repairs to damages in 1876, 1877 & 1881
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 26 & 49 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 33 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 98 horsepower; new boilers in 1881; engine built by
                    the builders
Owners:  Adam & Co.
Port of registry:  Aberdeen

CAMILLA 1866
Official Number: 54730
Master: Captain J. Michell
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; rigged for sail; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 794 tons using old measurements and 540 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 213 feet long, 28.1 foot beam and holds 17.4 feet deep
Construction: 1866, Palmers & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: auxiliary steam engine; 100 horsepower
Owners: London Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea

CAMOENS - 1887
Code letters:  SVHD           Official Number:  63342
Master:  Captain W. Robertson, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1878 and to the ship in 1879.
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads and 1 partial bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,265 tons gross, 967 under deck and 809 net.
Dimensions:  249.3 feet long, 29.3 foot beam and holds 16.9 feet deep.
Construction:  1871, A. Leslie & Co. in Newcastle.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 28 & 52 in. diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; 170 horsepower; new boilers in 1882; engine built by
                    R. Stephenson & Co. in Newcastle.
Owners:  R.& D. Slimon
Port of registry:  Leith

CAMPANELLO - 1911, ex. CAMPANIA, ex. BRITISH EMPIRE
Official Number: 115224
Rigging: steel twin screws, 4 masts, steamer; 2 decks & Shelter Deck; 3 tiers of beams;
              9 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom,
              aft 130 feet, under engine & boilers 45 feet, forward 197 feet, 1,425 tons;
              Deep Tank forward 35 feet, 1,345 tons; Aft Peak Tank 114 tons
Tonnage: 9,291 tons gross, 8,880 under deck and 5,843 net
Dimensions: 470 feet long, 56.8 foot beam and holds 32.1 feet deep; Shelter Deck 110 feet
Construction: Palmers' Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 26, 43 & 71 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 48 inches; 842 nominal horsepower; 2 double & 2 auxiliary single ended boilers;
                   22 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 411 sq. ft.; heating surface 13,819 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: H.W. Harding
Port of registry: London

CAMPANIA -1905
Code letters:  NBLT           Official Number:  102086
Master:  Captain J. Pritchard.
Rigging:  steel twin screw Schooner; 3 steel decks sheathed in wood and steel
                promenade deck sheathed in wood; 12 cemented bulkheads; cellular
                double bottom 457 feet long, 2,384 tons.
Tonnage:  12,950 tons gross, 10,267 under deck and 4,974 net.
Dimensions:  601 feet long, 65.2 foot beam and holds 37.8 feet deep;
                      Poop 75 feet long; Forecastle 120 feet; Promenade Deck 370 feet
Construction:  1893, Fairfield Co. Ltd. in Glasgow.
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 10 cylinders, (4) 37, (2) 79 & (4) 98 in. diameter respectively;
                   stroke 69 inches;  operating at 165 p.s.i.;  3,191 nominal horsepower;
                   engine built by the builders
Owners:  Cunard Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

CAMPERDOWN - 1819-1826

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Evans (1819-20); Captain W. Dails (1821-22); Captain W. Raisebeck (1823-25)
            Captain Gall (1826)
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1814, 1819 & 1825; sheating repaired in 1822;
              fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 355 tons
Construction: in Whitby; vessel 22 years old (1819); major repairs in 1814, 1818, 1821 & 1825;
                     some repairs in 1823; new keel in 1825
Owners: Kirkman & Co. (1819-23); Wharton (1824-26)
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Hull (1819-24/1826); London (1825)
Voyage: sailed for Miramichi (1819-20); America (1821-22); Québec (1823/1825); Pictou (1824);
              Baltic Sea (1826)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Evans (1819-20); Captain Dales (1821-23); Captain Raisebeck (1824-26)
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1814 & 1821
Tonnage: 356 tons
Construction: 1798 in Whitby; partial new wales in 1813; some repairs in 1814 & 1825;
                      new keel & major repairs in 1820
Owners: Captain (1819-23); Wharton (1824-26)
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Hull (1819-22/1824); Liverpool (1823); London (1825-26)
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea (1819-20); America (1821-22/1824); Elsinborg (1823);
              St. Petersburg (1825-26)

CANADA - 1836/1849
Master:  Captain J. Allan (1836); Captain J. Barclay (1849)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1836 & 1846.
Tonnage:  330 tons
Construction:  1831 in Greenock; new top side & some repairs in 1837; partial new deck in 1849.
Owners:  Allan & Co.
Port of registry:  Greenock
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for Montreal

CANADA - 1914-1919, ex. EARL GREY
Master: Captain N. Mukalov
Rigging: steel twin screws ice breaker; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom under engines & boilers 97 feet,
              forward 54 feet, 266 tons; Deep Tank forward 20 feet, 87 tons
Tonnage: 2,357 tons gross, 1,818 under deck and 930 net
Dimensions: 265 feet long, 47.7 foot beam and holds 24.1 feet deep; Bridge 128 feet; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction: 1909, Vickers, Sons & Maxim Ltd. in Barrow
Propulsion: triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 27 1/2, 43 & 70 inches diamete each pair;
                   stroke 39 inches; 956 nominal horsepower; 2 double & 2 single ended boilers;
                   18 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 396 sq. ft.; heating surface 15,024 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: Russian Government
Port of registry: Petrograd

CANADIAN - 1887
Code letters:  WRMQ              Official Number:  68012
Master:  Captain D. McKenzie
Rigging:  iron single screw, 3 masts, Schooner; 3 decks; 6 cemented bulkheads.
Tonnage:  2,906 tons gross, 2,295 under deck and 1,869 net.
Dimensions:  349.9 feet long, 35.6 foot beam and holds 25.1 feet deep.
Construction:  1872, T. Royden & Sons in Liverpool
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 44 & 82 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 45 inches; 280 horsepower; new boilers in 1883;
                    engine built by J. Jack, Rollo & Co. in Liverpool.
Owners:  J. & A. Allan
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Liverpool

CANADIAN - 1891
Official Number: 99188
Master: Captain F.A.E. Leonard
Rigging: iron single screw Ketch; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 134 tons gross, 127 under deck and 48 net
Dimensions: 96.5 feet long, 20.3 foot beam and holds 10.7 feet dee;
                    Quarter Deck 20 feet; Forecastle 19 feet
Construction: 1891, R. Dixon & Co. in Middlesbrough
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 11, 17 & 28 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 21 inches; 40 horsepower; engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd.
                  in Sunderland
Owners: Great Grimsby Albion Steam Fishing Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Grimsby

CANADIAN CRUISER - 1940
Code letters:  VGNB              Official Number:  150463
Rigging:  steel single screw Passenger Liner; 2 steel decks & steel Shelter Deck;
               7 partly cemented bulkheads; fitted with refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom
               360 feet long, 1,159 tons; Deep Tank aft 24 feet, 625 tons; Forward Peak Tank 32 tons;
               Aft Peak Tank 128 tons.
Tonnage:  7,178 tons gross, 6,664 under deck and 4,413 net
Dimensions:  430 feet long, 56.2 foot beam and holds 34.8 feet deep;
                      Poop 46 feet long; Forecastle 45 feet
Construction:  1921, Halifax Shipyards Ltd. in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 29 1/2, 50 & 80 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 705 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers;
                    12 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 264 sq. ft.; heating surface 10,848 sq.
                    ft.; forced draught; engine built by Tidewater Shipbuilders in Three Rivers, P.Q.
Owners:  Canadian Tramp Shipping Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Montreal
Port of survey:  New York

CANDAHAR - 1874
Code letters: JQDV              Official Number: 54983
Master: Captain C. Mossop / Captain McKenzie
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,418 tons gross and 1,373 net
Dimensions: 239.4 feet long, 37.2 foot beam and holds 23.6 feet deep;
                   Poop 50 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1866, Harland in Belfast; repairs to damages in 1874
Owners: T. & J. Brocklebank
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool

CANNING - 1859
Master: Captain Robertson
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1859
Tonnage: 899 tons using old measurements and 1,021 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1854 in Maulmain
Owners: Somes Bros.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for India

CANOMA - 1876
Code letters: PJST                Official Number: 73812
Master: Captain J. Rosser
Rigging: iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 586 tons gross, 543 under deck and 586 net
Dimensions: 166.1 feet long, 28.2 foot beam and holds 16.9 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 33 feet; Forecastle 20 feet
Construction: 1876, Birrell in Dumbarton
Owners: L. McPherson
Port of registry: Glasgow

CANOPIC - 1905, ex. COMMONWEALTH
Code letters:  RVJB           Official Number:  113408
Master:  Captain J. McAuley, appointed to the vessel in 1900
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 3 decks; fitted with electric light and refrigerating machinery;
                water ballast
Tonnage:  12,097 tons gross, 9,645 under deck and 7,717 net
Dimensions:  578.3 feet long, 59.3 foot beam and holds 35.8 feet deep; Poop 99 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 338 feet; Forecastle 67 feet
Construction:  1900, Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 29 1/2, 50 & (4) 58 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; 988 nominal horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Oceanic Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (White Star Line)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

CANOPUS - 1881
Code letters:  KBFQ            Official Number:  63338
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque
Tonnage:  2,802 tons gross, 2,657 under deck and 1,818 net
Dimensions:  384.8 feet long, 37 foot beam and holds 27.5 feet deep; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction:  1870, Earles' Co. in Hull
Propulsion: compound engine with 4 cylinders of 35 & 70 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 39 inches; 400 horsepower; engine built by C. & W. Earle in Hull
Owners:  Moss Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

CANTABRIA - 1938, ex. ALFONSO PEREZ, ex. WAR CHIEF
Code letters: EAAL
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 6 partially cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom 368 feet, 1,274 tons; Forward Peak Tank 131 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 269 tons
Tonnage: 5,649 tons gross, 5,157 under deck and 3,374 net
Dimensions: 410.5 feet long, 51.4 foot beam and holds 27.5 feet deep; Poop 59 feet;
                    Bridge 115 feet; Forecastle 47 feet
Construction: 1919, J. Couglan & Sons in Vancouver, B.C.
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 44 & 73 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 532 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                   9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 189 sq. ft.; heating surface 8,008 sq. ft.;
                   engine by J.G. Kincaid & Co. Ltd. in Greenock
Owners: A.F. Perez
Port of registry: Santander

CANTERBURY - 1898
Code letters:  MWDB           Official Number:  68016
Master:  Captain J. Collingwood
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,309 tons gross, 1,126 under deck and 1,245 net
Dimensions:  239.7 feet long, 36 foot beam and holds 20.8 feet deep; Poop 70 feet; Forecastle 35 feet
Construction:  1874, R. Duncan & Co. in Port Glasgow
Owners:  Shaw, Savill & Albion Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

CANUTE - 1877
Code letters: KQTH                Official Number: 62400
Master: Captain S.S. Cook
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,110 tons gross, 852 under deck and 708 net
Dimensions: 225.5 feet long, 30.6 foot beam and holds 17.4 feet deep; Poop 119 feet; Forecastle 37 feet
Construction: 1871, Leslie in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 26 & 52 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 30 inches; operating at 65 p.s.i.; 100 horsepower;
                   engine by R. & W. Hawthorn in Newcastle
Owners: Adams & Short
Port of registry: Newcastle

CAPE DOMINGO - 1946
Code letters: KWFU             Official Number: 245131
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 3 decks; fitted with direction finder, echo sounding device &
              gyro-compass; cruiser stern; water ballast
Tonnage: 6,711 tons gross and 3,931 tons net
Dimensions: 396.5 feet long, 60.1 foot beam and holds 25.8 feet deep
Construction: 1944, Consolidated Steel Corp. Ltd. in Wilmington, CA
Propulsion: 2 turbines double reduction geared to single screw shaft;
                   engine by Joshua Hendy Iron Works in Sunnyvale, CA
Owners: United States War Shipping Administration
Port of registry: Los Angeles

CAPE NEDDICK - 1942
Code letters: WHDX              Official Number: 240497
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 3 decks; cruiser stern; water ballast
Tonnage: 6,797 tons gross and 4,015 tons net
Dimensions: 399.7 feet long, 60.1 foot beam and holds 35 feet deep
Construction: 1941, Bethlehem Steel Co., Ship Building Division, Mariner's Harbour, NY
Propulsion: 2 steam turbines double reduction geared to screw shaft; fitted for oil fuel;
                   666 nominal horsepower; engine by Bethlehem Steel Co., Ship Building Division, Quincy, MA
Owners: United Mail Steam Ship Co. Inc.
Port of registry: New York

CAPELLA - 1902
Code letters: JVTN
Rigging: iron & steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck & Awning Deck; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              3 tiers of beams; cellular double bottom 143 feet, 124 tons
Tonnage: 873 tons gross, 844 under deck and 541 net
Dimensions: 191.9 feet long, 28.8 feet long, 14.7 feet deep; Deckhouse 29 tons
Construction: 1885, Martens, Olsen & Co. in Bergen
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 20 1/2 & 55 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; 157 nominal horsepower; new boiler in 1901; engine by the builders
Owners: Bergenske Dampskibsselskab
Port of registry: Bergen

CAPENOR - 1899
Code letters:  LVQS            Official Number:  98162
Master:  Captain W. Leisk, appointed to the vessel in 1897
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 1 iron deck; web frames; 5 cemented bulkheads; well deck;
                cellular double bottom 256 feet long, 404 tons; Aft Peak Tank 23 tons
Tonnage:  2,536 tons gross, 1,954 under deck and 1,651 net
Dimensions:  300 feet long, 38.5 foot beam and holds 20.6 feet deep; Poop 29 feet long;
                      Quarter Deck 94 feet; Bridge Deck 122 feet; Forecastle 31 feet
Construction:  1890, E. Withy & Co. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 1/2, 37 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 39 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 232 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 194 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,469 sq. ft.; new double
                    ended boilers in 1891; engine built by T. Richardson & Sons in Hartlepool
Owners:  Steel, Young & Co.
Port of registry:  London

CAPRERA - 1926,  ex. WAR SWORD
Code letters: NHRB                    Official Number: 888
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks & Shelter Deck; 7 partly asphalted bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom 355 feet, 1,306 tons; Midship Tank
              25 feet, 798 tons; Deep Tank aft 30 feet, 228 tons; Forward Peak Tank 80 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 195 tons
Tonnage: 8,294 tons gross, 7,401 under deck and 4,819 net
Dimensions: 410 feet long, 56 foot beam and holds 38 feet deep
Construction: 1917, Union Iron Works Co. in Alameda, CA
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 47 & 78 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 48 inches; 609 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated furnaces;
                  grate surface 165 sq. ft.; heating surface 8,490 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Navigazione Generale Italiana
Port of registry: Genoa

CAPTAIN COOK - 1833

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Johnson
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1830
Tonnage:  451 tons
Construction:  1826 in Whitby
Owners:  Johnson & Co.
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Willis Jr.
Rigging:  Barque; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1830
Tonnage:  451 tons
Construction:  Whitby; vessel 6 years old
Owners:  Campion & Co.
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

CAPTAIN COOK - 1953, ex. EMPIRE BRENT-1951, ex. LAETITIA-1946
Code letters: GLBX                      Official Number: 148847
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 3 decks; 10 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with echo sounding device, direction finder, gyro-compass, radar & refrigerating machinery;
              cellular double bottom 325 feet, 1,910 tons; Deep Tank aft 1,046 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 67 tons; Aft Peak Tank 115 tons
Tonnage: 13,376 tons gross, 10,217 under deck and 7,675 net
Dimensions: 525.7 feet long, 66.4 foot beam and holds 38 feet deep;
                    Bridge & Forecastle 423 feet
Construction: 1927, Fairfield Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: 6 steam turbines double reduction geared to twin screw shafts;
                   1,740 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Ministry of Transport (Donaldson Bros. & Black Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

CAPTAIN HOBSON - 1953, ex. AMARAPOORA-1952
Code letters: GBKP                      Official Number: 144211
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 9 bulkheads; fitted with
              direction finder, echo sounding device & radar; cellular double
              bottom 338 feet, Deep Tank aft 42 feet
Tonnage: 9,306 tons gross, 6,748 under deck and 5,358 net
Dimensions: 465.8 feet long, 59.3 foot beam and holds 30.5 feet deep;
                    Poop & Bridge 323 feet; Forecastle 51 feet
Construction: 1920, W. Denny & Bros. Ltd. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 29 1/2, 50 & 84 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 60 inches; 720 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Ministry of Transport (P. Henderson & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

CAPULET - 1973
Code letters: GPAW            Official Number: 343236
Rigging: motor bulk carrier; 1 deck; 9 bulkheads; machinery aft; cargo battens not fitted; water ballast
              9,636 tons including top side tanks in holds, 4,224 tons; fitted with direction finder,
              echo sounding device, gyro-compass, position finding device, radar & radiotelephony
Tonnage: 16,488 tons gross, 9,709 tons net and 25,908 tons summer deadweight
Dimensions: 600 feet long, 75 ft. 4 in. beam and holds 34 feet deep; Poop 105 feet; Forecastle 48 feet
Construction: 1972, Swan Hunter Ship Building in Haverton Hill Shipyard; strengthened for ore cargoes.
                     No. 3 hold may be empty; ice class 3
Propulsion: 2-stroke cycle, single acting Sulzer oil engine with 6 cylinders of 760 mm diameter each;
                   stroke 1,550 mm; 12,000 brake horsepower; engine built by Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd.
Owners: Bowring Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London
 

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