Register of Ships
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 Transcribed from the Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping
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CHALCO - 1858
Master: Captain E. Boaden
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1858
Tonnage: 237 tons
Construction: 1826, Maryport; some repairs in 1858
Owners: King & Co.
Port of registry: Bristol
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for Africa

CHAMPION - 1827

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Cameron
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1826
Tonnage: 380 tons
Construction: 1825 in St. John's, using Black Birch and Pine
Owners: Ward
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

CHAMPION - 1841
Master: Captain Cochrane
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and copper in 1841
Tonnage: 673 tons using old measurements and 795 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1838 in Canada, using Black Birch, Hackmatac, Spruce & Pine
Owners: Cuthbert
Port of registry: Greenock
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Sydney

 
CHAMPION - 1842
Master:  Captain Spencer
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1840
Tonnage:  286 tons
Construction:  1835 in Sunderland
Owners:  P. Tindall
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

CHANCE - 1764

1) Master: Captain A. Brown
Rigging: sailing vessel
Tonnage: 60 tons
Construction: 1749 in Great Britain
Owners: Robinson & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Galloway

2) Master: Captain C. Smith
Rigging: sailing vessel
Tonnage: 160 tons
Construction: 1755 in New England
Owners: J. Crawford
Port of registry: London

CHANCE - 1853/1860
Master:  Captain A. Hayes (1853); Captain W. Perkin (1860)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852 & 1856; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  920 tons using old measurements and 1,049 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1851 in New Brunswick, using Hackmatac, Birch, Oak & Pine
Owners:  Coltart & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Melbourne (1853); Australia (1860)

CHANCE - 1856
Master:  Captain R. Macgarr
Rigging:  Bark
Tonnage:  465 tons using old measurements and 552 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1840 in Pugwash; some repairs in 1853 & 1854
Owners:  J. & W. Carter
Port of registry:  Goole
Port of survey:  Hull
Voyage:  sailed for North America

CHANCE - 1860
Master: Captain W. Mordy
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1855; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 450 tons using old measurements and 479 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1854 in Québec
Owners: Mitchell & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

CHANCELLOR - 1881
Official Number: 82308
Rigging: steel paddle steamer
Tonnage: 233 tons gross, 233 under deck and 70 net
Dimensions: 199.7 feet long, 21.1 foot beam and holds 8.2 feet deep
Construction: 1880, R. Chambers Jr. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: diagonal engine with 2 cylinders of 36 inches diameter each; stroke 60 inches;
                   140 horsepower; engine by M. Paul & Co. in Dumbarton
Owners: A. Smollett
Port of registry: Glasgow

CHANGUINOLA 1914-1917, ex. CARL SCHURZ, ex. KARL SCHURZ
Code letters: JFKW                Official Number: 134701
Master: Captain E.H. Reade
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 3 decks & Shelter Deck; 7 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light, refrigerating machinery, submarine signalling device and
              wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 98 feet, under engine & boilers 108 feet,
              forward 56 feet, 866 tons; Forward Peak Tank 68 tons; Aft Peak Tank 39 tons
Tonnage: 5,978 tons gross, 4,757 under deck and 3,552 net
Dimensions: 410.9 feet long, 51.1 foot beam and holds 30.4 feet deep; Poop 40 feet;
                    Bridge 206 feet; Forecastle 53 feet
Construction: 1912, Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 23 ½, 39 & 66 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 45 inches; 1,032 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended & 2 single ended boilers;
                   18 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 384 sq. ft.; heating surface 16,512 sq. ft.;
                   engine by Wallsend Slipway Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners:  Elders & Fyffes Ltd.
Port of registry: Bristol

CHAPMAN - 1817/1820

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Drake (1817); Captain Williams (1820)
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1816
Tonnage: 558 tons
Construction: in Whitby; vessel 41 years old (1817); vessel rebuilt in 1811 & almost rebuilt in 1815;
                     some repairs in 1819
Owners: Chapman
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Botany Bay (1817); on Transportation (1820)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Drake (1817); Captain Milburn (1820)
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1814; new copper in 1819
Tonnage: 558 tons
Construction: in Whitby; rebuilt in 1811; repairs to damages in 1815
Owners: Chapman
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Botany Bay (1817); on Transportation (1820)

CHARING CROSS - 1905
Code letters:  MPFR             Official Number:  99068
Master:  Captain D. Davies, appointed to the Shipping Line and to the vessel in 1904
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck & partial iron Awning Deck; 2 tiers of beams;
               6 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom 216 feet long, 386 tons
Tonnage:  2,534 tons gross, 1,953 under deck and 1,646 net
Dimensions:  300 feet long, 40.2 foot beam and holds 20.9 feet deep; Poop 25 feet long;
                     Quarter Deck 96 feet; partial Awning Deck 179 feet long
Construction:  1892, Palmers's Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 1/2, 36 1/2 & 60 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 236 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   6 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 84 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,590 sq. ft.; engine built by
                   the same company as the hull
Owners:  Charing Cross Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (J. Cory & Sons Ltd.)
Port of registry:  London

CHARLES - 1812

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain P. Dowall
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper; 8 6-pounds guns
Tonnage:  141 tons
Construction:  in America; vessel 15 years old
Owners:  Bully & Co.
Draught under load:  10 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Newfoundland

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain P. Dowell
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1808; fastened with iron bolts;
               2 1-pound & 10 6-pounds guns
Tonnage:  130 tons
Construction:  Danish prize of capture
Owners:  Holland & Co.
Draught under load:  12 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Newfoundland

CHARLES KERR - 1839
Master: Captain Arnold
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1837
Tonnage: 463 tons
Construction: 1826 in Sunderland
Owners: Pirie & Co.
Port of registry: Padstow
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

CHARLES WHARTON - 1830

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain S. York
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1830
Tonnage:  396 tons
Construction:  Philadelphia, using Locust, White Oak & Pitch Pine; vessel 2 years old
Owners:  Holingworth; American property
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New Orleans

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain J. Gorkee
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage:  396 tons
Construction:  1828 in Philadelphia
Owners:  Holingworth
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool

CHARLES WILLSON PEALE - 1946 
Code letters: KJAH                     Official Number: 242619 
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 4,374 tons net
Dimensions: 422.8 feet long, 57 foot beam and holds 34.8 feet deep
Construction: 1942, Oregon Ship Building Corp. in Portland, OR
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23 1/2, 37 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; fitted for oil fuel; engine by Oregon War Industries Inc. in Portland, OR
Owners: U.S. War Shipping Administration
Port of registry: Portland, OR

CHARLIE PALMER - 1869-1873
Code letters: VLKS                    Official Number: 46912
Master: Captain C. Smith
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1867; partly fastened in iron bolts
Tonnage: 586 tons
Dimensions: 145.1 feet long, 31 foot beam and holds 18.8 feet deep
Construction: 1863, Palmer in New Brunswick
Owners: J. Clarke
Port of registry: London

CHARLOTTE - 1832

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain T. Shaw
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1829
Tonnage:  285 tons
Construction:  Bristol; vessel 37 years old; new upper works in 1821; major repairs 1823; new deck 1826;
                       good repairs 1829; repairs to damages in 1831
Owners:  Cross & Co.
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey:  Bristol
Voyage:  sailed for New York

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Shaw
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1829
Tonnage:  274 tons
Construction:  1797 in Bristol; new wales & thorough repairs in 1826; some repairs in 1829;
                       repairs to damages in 1831
Owners:  Brass & Co.
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Bristol
Voyage:  sailed for New York

CHARLOTTE - 1854-1856
Master: Captain J. Dickie (1854-55); Captain W. Allan (1856)
Rigging: Snow; sheathed in zinc in 1854; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 211 tons using old measurements and 200 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1851 in Montrose
Owners: D. Walker
Port of registry: Montrose
Port of survey: Montrose (1854-55); Liverpool (1856)
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterannean Sea (1854-55)
 
CHARLOTTE GLADSTONE - 1868-1871
Master:  Captain F. Fraser (1868-69); Captain B.J. White (1869-1870); Captain J. Fox (1870-1871)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1869
Tonnage:  1,304 tons
Dimensions:  192.5 feet long, 38.7 foot beam and holds 24 feet deep
Construction:  1865, Fisher in New Brunswick; repairs to damages in 1869
Owners:  A.Fotheringham (1868-1869); Shaw, Savill & Co. (1869-1871)
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Plymouth (1868-1869); London (1870)
Voyage:  sailed for Australia (1868-1869); New Zealand (1870)

CHARLOTTE JANE - 1848/1850
Master:  Captain Lawrence
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1848/1850; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  619 tons using old measurements and 729 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1848 in Bristol
Owners:  Thomson & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Bristol (1848); London (1850)

CHARMING JENNY - 1764

1) Master: Captain Sam Dawson
Tonnage: 80 tons
Construction: 1750 in Great Britain; single deck; 6 guns
Owners: Laythorn & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Dublin

2) Master: Captain Henry Pardo
Tonnage: 150 tons
Construction: 1756 in Great Britain; single deck; 10 guns
Owners: in Dublin
Port of registry: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Dublin

CHARMING MOLLY - 1764
Master:  Captain Trehill
Rigging:  single deck with beams
Tonnage:  80 tons
Construction:  1755 in Wales, 7 guns
Owners:  in Dublin

CHASE - 1856

1) Master: Captain Clark
Rigging: Barque
Tonnage: 370 tons using old measurements and 378 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1855 in Sunderland
Owners: W. Doxford
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

2) Master: Captain W. Hurrell
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1854; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 330 tons using old measurements and 298 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1854 in Sunderland
Owners: Dale & Co.
Port of registry: North Shields
Port of survey: Shields
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

CHAUNCEY JEROME JUNIOR - 1852-1854 (courtesy of Bruce Schnell)
Master:  Captain James Cone
Rigging:  Ship; 3 masts; 3 decks
Tonnage:  1,154 tons
Dimensions:  178.5 feet long, 37.5 foot beam and holds 28 feet deep
Construction:  1851, Matthew Hubard in East Haddam, CT
Port of registry:  New York
Port of survey:  New York (1852); Le Havre (1852); Liverpool (1853)
Voyage:  sailed for Mobile, AL (1852); New York (1852 & 53)            WRECKED JAN. 1854

CHEAPSIDE - 1849
Master:  Captain D. Lewis
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1848
Tonnage:  519 tons using old measurements and 621 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1845 in Sunderland
Owners:  Greenwell
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Port Philip

CHELYDRA - 1877
Code letters:  MGJV                Official Number:  67379
Master:  Captain W.H. Gould
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads; partial double bottom
Tonnage:  1,487 tons gross, 1,462 under deck; 963 net
Dimensions:  260 feet long, 32 foot beam and holds 23.7 feet deep
Construction:  1873, Dixon in Middlesbrough; repairs to damages in 1875
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 28 & 56 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; operating at 70 p.s.i.; 130 horsepower; engine by Blair & Co. in Stockton
Owners:  Hutchinson & McIntyre
Port of registry:  Newcastle                                                            ABANDONNED

CHERBOURG - 1912
Code letters: NKTQ                Official Number: 68826
Rigging: iron single screw steamer
Tonnage: 397 tons gross, 304 under deck and 224 net
Dimensions: 165.6 feet long, 23.1 foot beam and holds 11.9 feet deep; Quarter Deck 84 feet; Forecastle 42 feet
Construction: 1873, J. & R. Swan in Dumbarton
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 22 & 38 inches diameter respectively; stroke 27 inches;
                   64 registered horserpower; new boilers in 1891; engine by Smith Bros. & Co. in Glasgow
Owners: London & South Western Railway Co.
Port of registry: Southampton

CHERIBON - 1892
Code letters:  HRFB
Master:  Captain Duchesne, appointed to the vessel in 1888
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig; 2 decks & Spar Deck
Tonnage:  3,116 tons gross and 1,659 tons net
Dimensions:  341.2 feet long, 40.3 foot beam and holds 21.2 feet deep; House on deck 74 tons;
                     Forecastle 34 feet
Construction:  1882, W. Denny & Bros. in Dumbarton
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 41 & 72 inches diameter respectively; stroke 51 inches;
                    309 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Compagnie Nationale de Navigation
Port of registry:  Marseilles

CHEROKEE - 1837
Master:  Captain J. Millar
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in copper in 1834
Tonnage:  278 tons
Construction:  1834 in Greenock
Owners:  Pinkerton
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for Montréal

CHESTERFIELD - 1793/1795/1797
Master:  Captain M.B. Alt (1793/95); Captain J. Nichol (1797)
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed with copper over boards
Tonnage:  180 tons
Construction:  1781 in America; good repairs in 1791
Owners:  Duncan (1793/95); Jarrat, Jr. (1797)
Draught under load:  12 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for the South Seas fishing grounds

CHEVIOT - 1887
Code letters:  JTKP            Official Number:  63648
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 iron deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 bulkheads;
               double bottom aft, forward and under engine & boilers.
Tonnage:  1,226 tons gross, 988 under deck and 764 net.
Dimensions:  230.2 feet long, 32.2 foot beam and holds 17.5 feet deep; Poop 193 tons;
                      Forecastle 29 tons; House on deck 16 tons.
Construction:  1870, C. Mitchell & Co. in Newcastle; major repairs in 1873.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 30 & 59 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; 120 horsepower; engine built by T. Clark & Co. in Newcastle.
Owners:  W.H. Smith & Sons Ltd.
Port of registry:  Melbourne
Port of survey:  Cardiff

CHEYENNE - 1939 
Code letters: GTRL             Official Number: 161559
Rigging: steel single screw motor tanker; 1 deck & 2nd deck clear of cargo tanks; web frames;
              7 partly cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom under engine 51 feet, 151 tons;
              Deep Tank forward 41 feet, 616 tons; Forward Peak Tank 276 tons; Aft Peak Tank 48 tons
Tonnage: 8,825 tons gross, 8,084 under deck and 5,267 net
Dimensions: 477 feet long, 63.8 foot beam and holds 34.8 feet deep; Poop 105 feet;
                    Bridge 27 feet; Forecastle 41 feet
Construction: 1930, Palmers' Co. Ltd., Newcastle
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 4 cylinders of 25 3/16 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 97 5/8 inches; 785 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended boilers;
                   engine by W. Doxford & Sons Ltd., Sunderland
Owners: Anglo-American Oil Co. Ltd. (F.J. Wolfe, manager)
Port of registry: Newcastle

CHIEN SHE - 1936 
Rigging: twin screws suction hopper dredger; 1 deck; 6 bulkheads, partly cemented & partly asphalted;
              machinery aft; hopper side tanks 107 feet, 254 tons; Forward Peak Tank 160 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 157 tons
Tonnage: 4,699 tons gross, 4,427 under deck and 1,858 net
Dimensions: 363.7 feet long, 60.3 foot beam and holds 24.8 feet deep
Construction: 1935, F. Schichau GmbH in Danzig
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 18 7/8, 31 1/2 & 51 3/16 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 29 1/2 inches; operating at 200 p.s.I.; 748 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers;
                   16 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 327 sq. ft.; heating surface 13,630 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: Whangpoo Conservancy Board
Port of registry: Shanghai

CHIEFTAIN - 1849
Master: Captain A. Cotter
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in metal and partly in felt in 1849; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 325 tons
Construction: 1826 in Montréal; new deck and major repairs in 1842; new keelson & some repairs in 1846
Owners: R. Corry
Port of registry: Belfast
Port of survey: Belfast
Voyage: sailed for New York

CHILDREN - 1837/1839
Master:  Captain E. Smith (1837); Captain H. Browne (1839)
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in felt and copper in 1837
Tonnage:  254 tons
Construction:  1825 in Liverpool; partial Pitch Pine planking
Owners:  Gordon & Co. (1837); Henby & Co. (1839)
Port of registry:  London (1837); Lanceston (1839)
Port of survey:  London
Voyage: sailed for Lanceston                     WRECKED 1839

CHILDWALL, ex. EDITH WARREN - 1887
Code letters:  JFRV            Official Number:  60080
Master:  Captain T.O. Watson
Rigging:  iron Bark; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead.
Tonnage:  1,334 tons gross, 1,198 under deck and 1,286 net.
Dimensions:  213 feet long, 37.1 foot beam and holds 23.3 feet deep;
                      Poop 52 feet long; Forecastle 32 feet.
Construction:  1868, G. R. Clover & Co. in Birkenhead.
Owners:  C.W. Kellock
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Cardiff

CHILLIANWALLAH - 1868
Official Number: 48187
Master: Captain C. Conway
Rigging: Ship; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,249 tons
Dimensions: 182.8 feet long, 39.1 foot beam and holds 24.7 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Lachance in Québec; repairs to damages in 1866
Owners: J. Roche
Port of registry: Québec
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New York

CHILLINGHAM - 1864
Master: Captain W. Barrett
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 450 tons
Dimensions: 126 feet long, 28 foot beam and holds 18 feet deep
Construction: 1859, R. Thompson Jr. in Sunderland
Owners: Scott & Co.
Port of registry: Newcastle
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for India

CHILLINGHAM - 1880 
Official Number: 79201
Master: Captain J. Sanderson
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks; 3 tiers of bams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom 126 feet
Tonnage: 1,547 tons gross, 1,439 under deck and 1,007 net
Dimensions: 255 feet long, 33.3 foot beam and holds 22.9 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 32 feet;
                    Forecastle 32 feet
Construction: 1878, Leslie & Co., Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 31 & 58 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; operating at 70 p.s.i.; 150 horsepower;
                   engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: J. Turpie & Co.
Port of registry: North Shields
Port of survey: London

CHIMBORAZO - 1856
Master:  Captain W. Wilson
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in yellow metal in 1849
Tonnage:  345 tons using old measurements and 430 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1841 in Liverpool
Owners:  Kendall & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool

CHINA - 1840
Master: Captain A. Phillips
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1839
Tonnage: 618 tons
Construction: 1835 in New Brunswick; major repairs in 1839
Owners: J. Johnson
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Sydney

CHINA - 1840/1856
Master: Captain Robertson (1840); Captain McMillan (1856)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1839; Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1855
Tonnage: 524 tons using old measurements and 658 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1837 in Hull, some repairs in 1849 & 1852, repairs to damages in 1855
Owners: Humphrey (1840); T. Carter (1856)
Port of registry: Liverpool (1840); London (1856)
Port of survey: Liverpool (1840); London (1856)
Voyage: sailed for Sydney (1840); India (1856)

CHINDWARA - 1891
Code letters: SHTN                Official Number: 80442
Master: Captain W.B. Smith
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom 250 feet, 328 tons
Tonnage: 1,983 tons gross, 1,921 under deck and 1,487 net
Dimensions: 285 feet long, 35.2 foot beam and holds 23.9 feet deep
Construction: 1879, W. Denny & Bros. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 34 & 60 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 185 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Glasgow

CHLORIS, ex. EIDER - 1920
Official Number:  147866
Rigging:  steel single screw, 4 masts, steamer; 1 steel deck; well deck; 3 cemented bulkheads;
                machinery aft; fitted with electric light, submarine signalling device & wireless; cellular double
                bottom 201 feet long, 427 tons; Forward Peak Tank 181 tons; Aft Peak Tank 32 tons.
Tonnage:  1,197 tons gross, 988 under deck and 650 net.
Dimensions:  251.4 feet long, 37.6 foot beam and holds 12.7 feet deep;
                      Poop & Bridge Deck 193 feet long; Forecastle 30 feet.
Construction:  1921, Werft Nobiskrug G.m.b.H in Rendsburg
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 17 3/4, 28 9/16 & 45 5/16 inches diameter
                    respectively; stroke 29 9/16 inches; operating at 185 p.s.i.; 143 nominal horsepower;
                    2 single ended boilers; 4 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 78 sq. ft.;
                    heating surface 2,476 sq. ft.; engine built by Ottenser mach. G.m.b.H. in Altona.
Owners:  J. & P. Hutchison in Glasgow

CHOICE - 1836

1) Master:  Captain W. Whale
Rigging:  Snow; sheathed in felt and metal in 1831; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  213 tons
Construction:  1797 in Dysart
Owners:  Whale & Co.
Port of registry:  Newcastle
Port of survey:  Newcastle
Voyage:  sailed for London

2) Master:  Captain Caithness
Rigging:  Brig
Tonnage:  150 tons
Construction:  1824 in Dundee; new top sides & some repairs in 1836
Owners:  A. Low
Port of registry:  Dundee
Port of survey:  Dundee
Voyage:  sailed for Riga

CHOICE - 1878
Code letters: LJQW                    Official Number: 50865
Master: Captain Leaby
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1871; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,113 tons
Dimensions: 184.5 feet long, 36.2 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep
Construction: 1865, Harley in Miramichi, NB; repairs to damages in 1869
Owners: Le Baron Vaughan
Port of registry: Saint John, NB

CHOLMBY - 1843
Master:  Captain Robinson
Rigging:  Brig; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  224 tons
Construction:  1788 in Whitby; major repairs in 1832
Owners:  Robinson
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  Collier

CHOWRINGHEE 1852
Master: Captain G. Brown
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 781 tons using old measurements and 893 using new measurements
Construction: 1851 in Sunderland
Owners: J. Hay
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Melbourne

CHRISTIAN - 1905
Code letters:  JFHD
Master:  Captain G. Kurowsky.
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck; water ballast.
Tonnage:  932 tons gross, 719 under deck and 573 net.
Dimensions:  206.3 feet long, 31.2 foot beam and holds 13.9 feet deep;
                      Quarter Deck 63 feet long; Bridge 52 feet; Forecastle 26 feet.
Construction:  1894, A.G. Neptune in Rostock.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 13 3/4, 22 1/2 & 36 1/2 inches
                   diameter respectively; stroke 27 1/2 inches; 70 nominal horsepower;
                   engine built by the same company as the hull.
Owners:  Renata Dampschiffs Gesellschaft Thomas Gribel.
Port of registry:  Stettin

CHRISTIANA CARNELL - 1868 
Master: Captain W. Rogers
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1863
Tonnage: 193 tons
Construction: 1850 in Southampton
Owners: Brockenshire
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for the West Indies

CHRISTINA - 1852
Master:  Captain D. Craig
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1850; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  232 tons using old measurements and 247 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1840 in Aberdeen
Owners:  Catto & Co.
Port of registry:  Aberdeen
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Singapore

CHRYSOLITE - 1855/1856

1) Master:  Captain McLelland (1855); Captain A. Enright (1856)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1854; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  564 tons using old measurements and 441 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1851 in Aberdeen
Owners:  Taylor & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for China

2) Master:  Captain Cumming
Rigging:  Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1855
Tonnage:  331 tons using old measurements and 273 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1855 in Greenock
Owners:  McArthur
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for South America

CHULMLEIGH - 1900
Code letters: RMFG                Official Number: 109792
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom, aft 110 feet, under engine 24 feet, forward 144 feet, 892 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 169 tons; Aft Peak Tank 202 tons
Tonnage: 3,997 tons gross, 3,542 under deck and 2,567 net
Dimensions: 340 feet long, 48.1 foot beam and holds 25.8 feet deep; Poop 33 feet;
                    Bridge 199 feet; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1900, Richardson, Duck & Co. in Stockton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 42 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 343 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 126 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,400 sq. ft.; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Tatem Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (W.J. Tatem Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Cardiff

CINGALESE - 1878
Code letters:  JKCB         Official Number:  63732
Master:  Captain J. Stewart
Rigging:  iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  724 tons gross, 680 under deck and 698 net
Dimensions:  195.9 feet long, 32.2 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Deck 29 feet; Forecastle 27 feet
Construction:  1869, London & Glasgow Co. in Glasgow
Owners:  A. Currie & Co.
Port of registry:  Melbourne

CINTRA - 1855
Master: Captain G. Jackson
Rigging: iron single screw steamer rigged for sail
Tonnage: 517 tons using old measurements and 349 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1854 in Paisley
Propulsion: auxiliary steam engine producing 80 horsepower
Owners: Bibby & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for Liverpool

CIRCASSIAN - 1849 
Master: Captain H. Proctor
Rigging: Snow; sheathed in felt and copper in 1848
Tonnage: 298 tons using old measurements and 317 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1839, Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1848
Owners: Nicholson
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: Swansea
Voyage: sailed for Cuba

CIRCASSIAN - 1873
Code letters:  LSGN             Official Number:  68026
Rigging:  iron single screw Bark
Tonnage:  3,211 tons gross, 3,170 under deck and 1,848 net
Dimensions:  375.5 feet long, 40.2 foot beam and holds 30.2 feet deep
Construction:  1873, R. Steele in Greenock
Propulsion:  double acting engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 68 inches diameter each; stroke 48 inches;
                    50 horsepower; engine built by Rankin & Blackmuir in Greenock
Owners:  J. & A. Allan
Port of registry:  Glasgow

CISNEROS - 1938
Code letters:  KTSC           Official Number: 148733
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 1 steel deck & steel Shelter Deck; 1 cemented bulkhead up to
               Shelter Deck; 3 cemented bulkheads up to Upper Deck; fitted with electric light & wireless;
               cellular double bottom aft & under engine 108 feet long, forward 113 feet, 555 tons; Forward
               Peak Tank 46 tons; Aft Peak Tank 68 tons
Tonnage:  1,886 tons gross, 1,698 under deck and 1,079 net.
Dimensions:  281.8 feet long, 40.2 foot beam and holds 18.5 feet deep.
Construction:  1926, Antwerp Engineering Co. S.A. in Hoboken
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 20, 33 & 54 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 222 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 102 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,874 sq. ft.; engine built
                    by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland.
Owners:  MacAndrews & Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Liverpool

CISSY - 1867
Master: Captain T. Spencer
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1867
Tonnage: 649 tons
Dimensions: 171 feet long, 30 foot beam and holds 18.5 feet deep
Construction: 1859, Duthie in Aberdeen; some repairs in 1861 & 1864
Owners: Temperley
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New Zealand

CITTA DI CATANIA - 1913 
Code letters: NMRH             Official Number: 43
Master: Captain G. Perata (1910-13)
Rigging: steel triple screws Schooner; 2 decks & Awning Deck; fitted with electric light; water ballast
Tonnage: 3,262 tons gross and 1,111 tons net
Dimensions: 363.5 feet long, 42.1 foot beam and holds 18.8 feet deep; Forecastle 39 feet
Construction: 1910, Ansaldo, Armstrong & Co. in Sestri Ponte
Propulsion: 3 steam turbines by the builders
Owners: Ferrovie dello Stato
Port of registry: Palermo

CITY OF BERLIN - 1905
Call sign:  RGFH           Official Number:  70913
Rigging:  iron single screw Ship.
Tonnage:  5,491 tons gross, 5,151 under deck and 2,957 net.
Dimensions:  488.6 feet long, 44.2 foot beam and holds 34.9 feet deep.
Construction:  1874, Caird & Co. in Greenock.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 72 & 120 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 66 inches; 850 horsepower; engine built by the same company as the hull.
Owners:  Inman & International Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

CITY OF BIRMINGHAM - 1890 
Code letters: KFHM         Official Number: 126512
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 3 decks & Saloon Deck
Tonnage: 3,066 tons gross and 2,352 tons net
Dimensions: 301 feet long, 42.5 foot beam and holds 16.7 feet deep
Construction: 1888, Delaware River Co. in Chester, PA
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 38 & 63 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 266 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Ocean Steam Ship Co. of Savannah
Port of registry: Savannah, GA

CITY OF BRUSSELS - 1879-1881
Code letters: JHBP                    Official Number: 63203
Rigging: iron single screw steam Ship
Tonnage: 3,775 tons gross, 3,676 under deck and 2,434 net
Dimensions: 390 feet long, 40.3 foot beam and holdds 34.5 feet deep
Construction: 1869, G. Forrester & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 35 & 75 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 60 inches; 500 horsepower; engineby the builders
Owners: Inman Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

CITY OF BRUSSELS - 1880
Master: Captain G.R. Grant
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 272 tons gross, 228 under deck and 167 net
Dimensions: 135.1 feet long, 22.5 foot beam and holds 10.8 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 28 feet; Bridge Deck 12 feet; Forecastle 20 feet
Construction: 1880, R. Chambers Jr. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 20 & 36 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 27 inches; 65 horsepower; engine by Kincaid, Donald & Co. in Greenock
Owners: D.C. Thomas
Port of registry: London

CITY OF CALCUTTA 1895-1900
Code letters: WDSP                      Official Number: 85862
Master: Captain W.W. Greenhorn
Rigging: iron single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 3 decks; fitted with electric light
Tonnage: 3,910 tons gross, 3,672 under deck and 2,555 net
Dimensions: 400 feet long, 42.1 foot beam and holds 30.1 feet deep; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1881, C, Connell & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 50 & 96 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 60 inches; 583 nominal horsepower; engine by J. & J. Thomson in Glasgow
Owners: City Line Ltd. (G. Smith & Sons, managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

CITY OF CHESTER - 1888

1) Official Number: 125002
Rigging: single screw steamer
Tonnage: 153.78 tons gross and 99.85 tons net
Dimensions: 107 feet long, 21 foot beam and holds 7.5 feet deep
Construction: 1872, in Chester, PA
Propulsion: steam engine producing 91 nominal horsepower
Port of registry: Norfolk, VA

2) Official Number: 125473
Master: Captain Wallace
Rigging: iron single screw Brigantine; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams
Tonnage: 1,106 tons gross and 785 tons net
Dimensions: 206.6 feet long, 33.6 foot beam and holds 16 feet deep
Construction: 1874, J. Roach & Son in Chester, PA
Propulsion: steam engine with 2 cylinders of 24& 44 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 105 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Oregon Railway & Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry: Portland, OR

CITY OF CHICAGO - 1887
Code letters:  HWLP           Official Number:  87871
Master:  Captain Watkins, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1877 and to the vessel in 1884
Rigging:  iron single screw, 4 masts, Bark; 4 decks, 2 of iron; 7 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  5,202 tons gross, 4,928 under deck and 3,383 net
Dimensions:  430.6 feet long, 45 foot beam and holds 33.6 feet deep; Bridge Deck 188 feet long
Construction:  1883, C. Connell & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 3 cylinders of 56 & (2) 80 inches diameter respectively; stroke 60 inches;
                    operating at 90 p.s.i.; 900 horsepower; engine built by J. & J. Thomson in Glasgow
Owners:  Inman & International Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool

CITY OF DUNEDIN - 1863
Master: Captain Sillers
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1863; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 1,085 tons
Dimensions: 195 feet long, 34.6 foot beam and holds 22 feet deep
Construction: 1863, Rankin in Dumbarton
Owners: Henderson & Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for Otago

CITY OF EDINBURGH - 1828

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain McKellar
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1824
Tonnage: 453 tons
Construction: in Leith; vessel 4 years old
Owners: Australian
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain McKellar
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1824
Tonnage: 452 tons
Construction: 1824 in Leith
Owners: Australian Co.
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of survey: Leith
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

CITY OF GLASGOW - 1853
Master:  Captain D. Muir
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal, partly in 1851 and partly in 1852.
Tonnage:  506 tons using old measurements and 567 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1848 in Glasgow.
Owners:  Smith & Son
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for Calcutta

CITY OF GRAFTON - 1887
Code letters:  PWGB                      Official Number:  73845
Master:  Captain H. Creer
Rigging:  iron paddle steam Schooner; 1 deck; Awning Deck; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  825 tons gross, 810 under deck and 555 net
Dimensions:  207.4 feet long, 26.9 foot beam and holds 11.9 feet deep
Construction:  1876, A. Stephen & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound oscillating engine with 2 cylinders of 33 & 56 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 60 inches; operating at 60 p.s.i.; 150 horsepower; engine built by the
                    same company as the hull
Owners:  Clarence & Richmond Rivers Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  Sydney
Port of survey:  Clyde

CITY OF HOBART - 1855
Master:  Captain J. Thom
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer
Tonnage:  616 tons
Construction:  1853 in Glasgow
Propulsion:  steam engine, 200 horsepower; machinery certified in 1853
Owners:  Tasmania Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  Hobart Town
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

CITY OF LINCOLN - 1853
Master:  Captain Thompson
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and zinc in 1852
Tonnage:  740 tons using old measurements and 891 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1847 in Quebec
Owners:  J. Johnson
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

CITY OF LONDON - 1887
Code letters:  PLHP                      Official number: 73818
Master:  Captain J. Black, appointed to the Shipping Line and to the ship in 1882.
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 3 decks, 2 of iron; 5 cemented bulkheads.
Tonnage:  3,212 tons gross 3,076 under deck and 2,097 net.
Dimensions:  381.6 feet long, 38.8 foot beam and holds 29 feet deep; Forecastle 28 feet long.
Construction:  1876, C. Connell & Co. in Glasgow.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 52 & 89 in. diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; operating at 75 p.s.i.; new boilers in 1885; engine built by
                    J. & J. Thompson in Glasgow.
Owners:  G. Smith & Sons.

CITY OF LONDON - 1874
Code letters:  VNQS           Official Number: 47458
Rigging:  iron single screw Ship; 3 decks.
Tonnage:  2,765 tons gross, 2,576 under deck and 1,880 net.
Dimensions:  374 feet long, 40.5 foot beam and holds 26.1 foot deep.
Construction:  1863 in Glasgow.
Propulsion:  2 cylinders steam engine; 450 horsepower.
Owners:  W. Inman
Port of registry:  Liverpool

CITY OF MANCHESTER - 1851
Master: Captain McIntyre
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851
Tonnage: 998 tons using old measurements and 1,108 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1849 in Québec, using Oak, Hackmatac, Pine & Elm
Owners: Pryde & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: London

CITY OF MIDLAND - 1915   (Canadian List of Shipping)
Official Number: 97111
Master: Captain J.D. Montgomery
Rigging: single screw steamer
Tonnage: 974 tons gross and 622 registered tons
Dimensions: 176.4 feet long, 28.3 foot beam and holds 10.7 feet deep
Construction: 1890 in Owen Sound, ON
Propulsion: steam engine; 38 horsepower
Owners: Northern Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Collingwood, ON

CITY OF OTTAWA - 1879
Code letters: RWNM                    Official Number: 36640
Master: Captain W.G. Dunn
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1877; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 884 tons gross, 824 under deck and 884 net
Dimensions: 169.7 feet long, 33 foot beam and holds 21.3 feet deep
Construction: 1860, Gingras in Québec; repairs to damages in 1863;
                      some repairs in 1870 & 1877
Owners: J.P. Rogers
Port of registry: Plymouth

CITY OF PEKIN - 1865
Master: Captain J. Reid
Rigging: iron Ship; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 893 tons
Dimensions: 196.9 feet long, 31.1 foot beam and holds 20.8 feet deep
Construction: 1858 in Glasgow
Owners: Smith & Sons
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for Calcutta

CITY OF RANGOON - 1939 
Code letters: JFPL             Official Number: 135582
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks; 7 cemented bulkheads; cruiser stern;
              fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 162 feet, under engine
              & boilers 42 feet, forward 188 feet, 1,497 tons; Deep Tank aft 24 feet, 808 tons
Tonnage: 6,635 tons gross, 6,305 under deck and 4,272 net
Dimensions: 443 feet long, 55.3 foot beam and holds 31.2 feet deep; Poop 104 feet;
                    Bridge Deck 165 feet; Forecastle 83 feet
Construction: 1914, W. Gray & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25 3/4, 44 1/2 & 77 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 51 inches; operating at 220 p.s.i.; 617 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                   12 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 216 sq. ft.; heating surface 8,641 sq. ft.;
                   engine by Central Marine Engine Works in West Hartlepool
Owners: Ellerman Lines (Hall Line Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool

CITY OF SHANGHAI - 1868-1869
Master: Captain J. Murray
Rigging: iron Ship; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 880 tons
Dimensions: 212.5 feet long, 32.3 foot beam and holds 21.5 feet deep
Construction: 1860, Barclay in Glasgow
Owners: Smith & Sons
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for India

CITY OF SPARTA - 1880-1889
Code letters:  JMKQ                   Official Number:  63757
Master:  Captain W. Watson (1880-82); Captain A.R. Johnston (1883-88); Captain R.W. Brisco (1889)
Rigging:  iron Ship; 3 masts: 2 decks; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,256 tons gross, 1,160 under deck and 1,193 net
Dimensions:  234.2 feet long, 35 foot beam and holds 22.4 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Deck 38 tons; Forecastle 49 tons
Construction:  1870, A. Stephens & Sons in Glasgow
Owners:  G. Smith & Sons
Port of registry:  Glasgow

CIUDAD DE ALICANTE - 1938, ex. INFANTE DON JUAN
Code letters: EARI
Rigging: steel twin screws motor passengers liner; 2 decks; 3rd deck in forward holds; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom 175 feet, 257 tons; Deep Tank aft 10 feet, 70 tons; Midship Tank 20 feet,
              166 tons; Deep Tank forward 15 feet, 76 tons; Forward Peak Tank 34 tons; Aft Peak Tank 57 tons
Tonnage: 2,434 tons gross, 1,795 under deck and 1,337 net
Dimensions: 258.3 feet long, 40.9 foot beam and holds 23.5 feet deep; Forecastle 39 feet
Construction: 1930, Union Naval de Levante S.A. in Valencia
Propulsion: 4-stroke, single acting, oil engines with 14 cylinders of 18 7/8 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 27 9/16 inches; 486 nominal horsepower; engine by Machinenfabrik
                   Augsburg-Nurnberg A.G. in Ausgburg
Owners: Compania Trasnediterránea
Port of registry: Valencia

CIUDAD DE VALENCIA - 1938, ex. INFANTE DON GONZALO
Code letters: EARH
Rigging: steel twin screws motor passengers liner; 3 decks; water ballast
Tonnage: 2,497 tons gross, 1,799 under deck and 1,379 net
Dimensions: 265.8 feet long, 40.7 foot beam and holds 25.8 feet deep; Forecastle 37 feet;
                    Poop 74 feet
Construction: 1931, Union Naval de Levante S.A. in Valencia
Propulsion: 4-stroke, single acting, oil engines with 14 cylinders of 18 7/8 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 27 9/16 inches; 486 nominal horsepower; engine by Machinenfabrik
                   Augsburg-Nurnberg A.G. in Ausgburg
Owners: Compania Trasnediterránea
Port of registry: Valencia

CLAN CAMPBELL - 1940-1941
Code letters: GZLT                    Official Number: 164112
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 2 decks & Shelter Deck; cruiser stern; fitted with direction finder,
              echo sounding device & gyro-compass; water ballast
Tonnage: 7,255 tons gross, 6,318 under deck and 3,662 net
Dimensions: 463.7 feet long, 63 foot beam and holds 29.9 feet deep
Construction: 1937, Greenock Dockyard Co. Ltd. in Greenock
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 26, 42 & 68 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 48 inches; low pressure turbine with double reduction gearing and hydraulic couplings;
                   heating surface 17,780 sq. ft.; 1,362 nominal horsepower;
                   engine by J.G. Kincaid Co. Ltd. in Greenock
Owners: The Clan Line Steamers Ltd. (Cayzer, Irvine & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

CLAN MACDOUGALL - 1918
Code letters:  HBQL            Official Number:  119184
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks; turret deck; fitted with electric light; water ballast
Tonnage:  4,710 tons gross, 3,820 under deck and 2,976 net
Dimensions: 385.2 feet long, 50.1 foot beam and holds 26.3 feet deep; Poop 40 feet; Forecastle 44 feet
Construction: 1904, W. Doxford & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27 1/2, 45 1/2 & 75 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 54 inches; 413 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Cayzer, Irvine & Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

CLAN MACINTOSH - 1916
Code letters:  HFLJ            Official Number:  121290
Master:  Captain W.J. Lennox, appointed to the vessel in 1906
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 steel decks & deep framing; 7 cemented bulkheads;
               fitted with electric light
Tonnage:  4,774 tons gross, 4,523 under deck and 3,043 net
Dimensions:  400 feet long, 51 foot beam and holds 27.2 feet deep; Poop 36 feet; Bridge 129 feet;
                     Forecastle 40 feet
Construction: 1906, Furness, Withy & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 43 & 71 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; operating at 200 p.s.i.; 448 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 126 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,028 sq. ft.;
                   engine by Richardson, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Hartlepool
Owners:  Cayzer, Irvine & Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

CLAN MACLACHLAN 1906
Code letters: RNSJ                    Official Number: 111252
Master: Captain J.N. Gray
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light;
              cellular double bottom, aft 104 feet, under engine & boilers 54 feet, forward 171 feet, 931 tons;
              Midship tank 33 feet, 768 tons
Tonnage: 4,729 tons gross, 4,225 under deck and 3,008 net
Dimensions: 395.3 feet long, 48 foot beam and holds 27.1 feet deep; Poop 38 feet;
                    Bridge 110 feet; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1900, A. Stephen & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 41 & 65 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 400 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 ribbed furnaces;
                   grate surface 118 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,350 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Cayzer, Irvine & Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow

CLAN SKENE, ex. HALOCRATES- 1940
Code letters:  GFVM           Official Number:  141893
Rigging:  2 steel decks; 7 partly cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder & echo sounding device;
                cellular double bottom 336 feet long, 1,088 tons; Forward Peak Tank 123 tons;
                Aft Peak Tank 53 tons.
Tonnage:  5,214 feet long, 4,808 under deck and 3,233 net.
Dimensions:  401 feet long, 52.3 foot beam and holds 28.5 feet deep; Poop 49 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 113 feet; Forecastle 39 feet.
Construction:  1919, C. Connell & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 44 & 73 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches & low pressure turbine with double reduction gearing & hydraulic coupling;
                    operating at 180 p.s.i.; 599 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated furnaces;
                    grate surface 190 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,668 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine built by
                    D. Rowand & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow.
Owners:  The Clan Line Steamers Ltd. (Cayzer, Irvine & Co. Ltd., Managers)
Port of registry:  Glasgow

CLANSMAN 1879-1885
Code letters: SLMD                    Official Number: 78373
Master: Captain Yates (1879-85)
Rigging: Brigantine; 1 deck; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1879;
              partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 163 tons gross, 149 under deck and 163 net
Dimensions: 96 feet long, 23.5 foot beam and holds 11.6 feet deep;
                    raised Quarter Deck 13 tons
Construction: 1879, McQuarrie in Auckland
Owners: McQuarrie and McCallum
Port of registry: Auckland

CLANDON - 1885
Code letters:  RMKN           Official Number:  77105
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 2 decks, 1 of iron; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
               double bottom, aft 90 feet, forward 68 feet, under engine & boilers 38 feet, 304 tons
Tonnage:  1,971 tons gross, 1,860 under deck and 1,286 net
Dimensions:  285 feet long, 35 foot beam and holds 24.4 feet deep; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction:  1878, C. Mitchell & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 32 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 75 p.s.i.; 200 horsepower; engine built by
                    R. & W. Hawthorn in Newcastle
Owners:  W. Milburn & Co.
Port of registry:  London

CLARA - 1876
Master:  Captain H. Kruse
Tonnage:  695 tons
Dimensions:  130 feet long, 32 foot beam and holds 20 feet deep
Construction:  1854 in Rotterdam
Owners:  J.D. Bischoff
Port of registry:  "G'stmmd" ????

CLARA - 1887
Code letters:  WHQK                    Official Number:  50332
Master: Captain J. Sutherland (1886-87)
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  300 tons gross, 257 under deck and 171 net
Dimensions:  165.4 feet long, 20.9 foot beam and holds 12 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 65 feet
Construction:  1864, A. Stephens & Sons in Glasgow; repairs to damages in 1871; new deck and
                       some repairs in 1874
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 18 & 32 inches diameter
                   respectively; stroke 22 inches; operating at 70 p.s.i.; 50 horsepower; new engine and
                   boilers in 1874; engine by Walker, Henderson & Co. in Glasgow
Owners:  J.&P. Hutchison
Port of registry:  Glasgow

CLARA SYMES - 1850-1855
Master:  Captain A. Duncan (1850-52); Captain G. Alexander (1853-55)
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1850; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  808 tons using old measurements and 887 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1848 in Québec, using Oak, Hackmatac, Elm & Birch
Owners:  Broadbent (1850-52); J. Ayre Jr. (1853-55)
Port of registry:  Liverpool (1850-52); Bristol (1853-54)
Port of survey:  Liverpool (1850-52); Bristol (1853-54)
Voyage:  sailed for Québec (1850-52); Australia (1853-54)

CLARENCE - 1845
Master:  Captain Turner
Rigging:  wood steamer; sheathed in copper in 1842
Tonnage:  426 tons
Construction:  1836 in London, using Oak and Fir
Owners:  Glasgow Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Leith

CLARENDON - 1836
Master: Captain Whitsong
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1834
Tonnage: 308 tons
Construction: 1823 in Chepstow
Owners: Taylor & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Nevis                        LOST

CLARKSON - 1833

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Irvine
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1829 & partly in 1832
Tonnage:  301 tons
Construction:  1806 in Hull; thorough repairs in 1829; partial new keelson & repairs to damages in 1831;
                       repairs to damages in 1832
Owners:  Stephenson
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  Hull
Voyage:  sailed for Hamburg

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Irvine
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1829; sheathing repaired in 1832
Tonnage:  303 tons
Construction:  in Hull; vessel 27 years old; new wales in 1824; new deck in 1825;
                       thorough repairs in 1829 & 1830; repairs to damages in 1832
Owners:  Stevenson
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Hull
Voyage:  sailed for Hamburg

CLEMENT - 1947 
Code letters: MBBL             Official Number: 162414
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 3rd deck except in No. 5 & 6 holds;
              cruiser stern; 8 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom 349 feet, 964 tons;
              Deep Tank aft 34 feet, 772 tons; Forward Peak Tank 80 tons; Aft Peak Tank 44 tons
Tonnage: 5,051 tons gross, 4,457 under deck and 3,082 net
Dimensions: 412.2 feet long, 55.7 foot beam and holds 26 feet deep; Forecastle 32 feet
Construction: 1934, Cammell, Laird & Co. Ltd. in Birkenhead
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24 1/2, 40 1/2 & 67 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 51 inches; low pressure turbine with double reduction gearing & hydraulic coupling;
                   operating at 220 p.s.I.; 652 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated
                   furnaces; grate surface 195 sq. ft.; heating surface 8,760 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Booth Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

CLEOPATRA - 1851-1852
Master: Captain J. Wilkie
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1850; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 480 tons using old measurements and 527 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1850 in Sunderland
Owners: J. Mitchell
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for the East Indies

CLEVELAND - 1839
Master:  Captain W. Marley
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1841
Tonnage:  386 tons
Construction:  1825 in Whitby; major repairs in 1837
Owners:  Barry
Port of registry:  Whitby
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Calcutta

CLEVELAND - 1930, ex. KING ALEXANDER, ex. MOBILE, ex. CLEVELAND
Code letters: RFVB
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 3 decks & Shelter Deck, 4th deck in holds except No. 6 & 7;
              fitted with electric light, wireless, direction finder, submarine signalling device and
              refrigerating machinery
Tonnage: 16,970 tons gross, 14,569 under deck and 10,145 net
Dimensions: 588.9 feet long, 65.3 foot beam and holds 46.6 feet deep; Bridge 252 feet
Construction: 1908, Blohm & Voss in Hamburg
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 29 1/2, 42 15/16, 61 7/16 & 86 5/8 inches
                   diameter each pair; stroke 55 1/8 inches; 2,046 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Hamburg-Amerik Packetfahrt A.G.
Port of registry: Hamburg

CLIFTON - 1841- 44 
Master: Captain Tilley
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in felt and copper in 1841
Tonnage: 283 tons using old measurements and 268 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1834, Sunderland
Owners: Street
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Sydney

CLIFTON - 1850-1851
Master: Captain E. Beazley
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1849 & 1851
Tonnage: 697 tons using old measurements and 867 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1837 in Bristol; vessel lengthened & major repairs in 1844; repairs to damages in 1849;
                      some repairs in 1851
Owners: J. & F. Somes
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London (1850); Bristol (1851)
Voyage: sailed for Australia (1851)

CLIFTON, ex. ATALANTA - 1887
Code letters:  VCWT                   Official Number:  45360
Master:  Captain A. W. Wade
Rigging:  iron single screw 3 masts Schooner: 3 decks, 1 of iron; 5 cemented bulkheads.
Tonnage:  2,665 tons gross, 2,651 under deck and 1,717 net.
Dimensions:  341.9 feet long, 34.2 foot beam and holds 30.9 feet deep.
Construction:  1864,  Smith & Rodger in Glasgow.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 38 & 70 in. diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; 240 horsepower; new engine in 1874; engine built by
                    Thompson, Boyd & Co. in Newcastle.
Owners:  North Atlantic Steam Ships Co.
Port of registry:  Bristol

CLIFTONHALL - 1923
Code letters: HJWD                    Official Number: 124322
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; Spar Deck; 2 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              deep framing; fitted with wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 110 feet, under engine &
              boilers 42 feet, forward 138 feet, 739 tons; Aft Peak Tank 181 tons
Tonnage: 3,900 tons gross, 3,646 under deck and 2,532 net
Dimensions: 340.6 feet long, 47.2 foot beam and holds 20 feet deep; Poop 26 feet;
                    Bridge 100 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1907, R. Stephenson & co. Ltd., Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 41 & 67 inches diameter
                   respectively; stroke 45 inches; operating at 165 p.s.i.; 313 nominal horsepower;
                   2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 123 sq. ft.; heating
                   surface 4,812 sq. ft.; engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd, Newcastle
Owners: Trowbridge Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (Merrett Bros. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: West Hartlepool

CLIO - 1835
Master:  Captain G. Read
Rigging:  Schooner
Tonnage:  126 tons
Construction:  1827 in Montrose
Owners:  D. Hill
Port of registry:  Montrose
Port of survey:  London

CLIO - 1841/1844/1846/1852
Master:  Captain T. Brown (1841); Captain R. Brown (1844); Captain R. Easthope (1846);
             Captain T. Halcrow (1852)
Rigging:  Barque
Tonnage:  473 tons using old measurements and 513 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1838 in Nova Scotia, using Black Birch, Pine & Oak;
                       some repairs in 1848; partial new deck in 1849
Owners:  Avery & Co. (1841-44); Rawle & Co. (1846-52)
Port of registry:  Padstow
Port of survey:  Padstow (1841-46); Gloucester (1852)
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

CLIO - 1873-1874
Official Number: 69388
Master: Captain L.G. Star (1873); Captain George Thomas (1874)
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 5 cemented bulkheads; partial double bottom
Tonnage: 793 tons gross and 509 tons net
Dimensions: 230.3 feet long, 28.5 foot beam and holds 16 feet deep
Construction: 1873, Kinghorn Key
Propulsion: steam engine producing 120 horsepower
Owners: Bristol General Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry: Bristol General Steam Navigation Co.

CLUNEPARK - 1941
Code letters: GNVJ                    Official Number: 160318
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 6 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom 301 feet, 800 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 99 tons
Tonnage: 3,491 tons gross, 3,241 under deck and 2.153 net
Dimensions: 350 feet long, 49 foot beam and holds 23.7 feet deep; Poop 30 feet;
                    Bridge 98 feet; Forecastle 29 feet
Construction: 1928, Lithgows Ltd. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22, 38 & 63 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 339 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 113 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,650 sq. ft.; engine by D. Rowan & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners: Denholm Line of Steamers Ltd. (J. & J. Denholm Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Greenock

CLUTHA - 1851
Master: Captain D. Muir
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1850
Tonnage: 462 tons using old measurements and 499 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1839 in New Brunswick; some repairs in 1849; new deck and major repairs in 1851
Owners: Russell & Co.
Port of registry: Greenock
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for Montreal

CLYDE - 1817

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Smith
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper
Tonnage: 255 tons
Construction: in Greenock; vessel 4 years old
Owners: Black & Co.
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for the Cape of Good Hope

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Smith
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1814
Tonnage: 255 tons
Construction: 1814 in Greenock
Owners: Captain & Co.
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for the Cape of Good Hope

CLYDE - 1862
Code letters: QCGF                    Official Number: 28848
Master: Captain Stephens
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,151 tons
Construction: 1860, Stephen in Glasgow
Owners: Somes Bros.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

CLYDESDALE - 1846-48 
Master: Captain T. Auld
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1846
Tonnage: 498 tons using old measurements and 558 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1846 in Greenock
Owners: Kidston & Son
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for Halifax

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