Register of Ships
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transcribed from the Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping

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EMANUEL KANT - 1851
Master:  Captain J. Domike
Rigging:  Ship
Tonnage:  574 tons
Construction:  1847 in Konigs
Owners:  C. Dultz
Port of registry:  Konigs
Port of survey:  Cork
Voyage:  sailed for New York

EMBLEM - 1851
Master:  Captain W.H. Jones
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in felt & zinc in 1851; fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage: 162 tons.
Construction:  1847 in Nova Scotia
Owners:  J. Kimberly
Port of registry:  Gloucester
Port of survey:  Gloucester
Voyage:  sailed for Galatz

EMERALD ISLE - 1841
Master: Captain J. Scales
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1841
Tonnage: 501 tons
Construction: 1836 in Maulmain
Owners: St. Croix
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Sydney

EMIGRANT 1853
Master: Captain R. Williams
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt in 1852
Tonnage: 370 tons using old measurements and 405 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1852 in Sunderland
Owners: Denniston
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for Australia

EMILY WARBRICK - 1884
Code letters:  KWCQ
Rigging:  wood Brigantine; partly fastened with iron bolts; salted
Tonnage:  167 tons gross, 167 under deck and 153 net
Dimensions:  105.6 feet long, 23.3 foot beam and holds 12 feet deep
Construction:  1872, Gibson in Fleetwood
Owners:  Porter's Shipping Co.
Port of registry:  Fleetwood

EMMA - 1856/1859/1860/1866
Captain:  Captain Hadgraft (1856-1860); Captain W. Bell (1866)
Rigging:  Schooner
Tonnage:  93 tons
Construction:  1820 in Ipswich; vessel lengthened & major repairs in 1847;
                       some repairs in 1851, 53 & 56; repairs to damages in 1859
Owners:  Cobbold
Port of registry:  Ipswich
Port of survey:  Ipswich
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

EMMA 1905-1909
Code letters: QNPS                  Official Number: 77401
Master: Captain W.J. Brown
Rigging: wood, 3 masts, Schooner; 1 deck
Tonnage: 148 tons gross, 148 under deck and 128 net
Dimensions: 97 feet long, 27 foot beam and holds 12 feet deep
Construction: 1877, Cowl in Padstow
Owners: W.L. Jenkin
Port of registry: Padstow

EMMA EUGENIA - 1837/1852-1857
Master:  Captain D. Buchan (1837); Captain F. Davis (1852-57)
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in copper in 1836; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852 & 1856
Tonnage:  383 tons
Construction:  1833 in Whitby; new top sides & some repairs in 1850; repairs to damages in 1852
Owners:  J. Somes (1837); Campbell & Co. (1852-57)
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for China (1837); Portland Bay (1852-53)

EMPEROR OF CHINA - 1877
Master:  Captain R. Brown.
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1847.
Tonnage:  416 tons using old measurements and 485 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1847 in Bidef
Owners:  W. Jenkins.
Port of registry:  Swansea
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Ceylon

EMPIRE - 1903 
Code letters: TQCV                     Official Number: 115896
Master: Captain P.T. Helms
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks, Upper Deck sheathed in Teak; 3 tiers of beams;
              6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery; cellular
             double bottom, aft 86 feet, under engine & boilers 73 feet, forward 158 feet, 644 tons;
             Deep Tank aft 4 feet, 100 tons; Forward Peak Tank 44 tons
Tonnage: 4,496 tons gross, 3,582 under deck and 2,843 net
Dimensions: 386.1 feet long, 46.7 foot beam and holds 27.7 feet deep; Poop 72 feet;
                    Bridge 158 feet; Forecastle 52 feet
Construction: 1902, W. Beardmore & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 28 1/2, 47 & 78 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 51 inches; operating at 200 p.s.I.; 613 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended boilers;
                  12 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 220 sq. ft.; heating surface 8,756 sq. ft.;
                  engine by the builders
Owners: Eastern & Australian Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

EMPIRE ARQUEBUS - 1944,  launched as CAPE ST. VINCENT
Code letters: MYMS                    Official Number: 169819
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 3 decks; fitted with direction finder & gyro-compass; water ballast
Tonnage: 7,177 tons gross, 6,087 under deck and 4,823 net
Dimensions: 396.5 feet long, 60.1 foot beam and holds 35 feet deep
Construction: 1944, Consolidated Steel Corp. Ltd. in Wilmington, CA
Propulsion: 2 steam turbines double reduction geared to screw shaft;
                   engine by Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co. in Essington, PA
Owners: Ministry of War Transport (Donaldson Bros. & Black Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

EMPIRE BRENT - 1950ex.  LETITIA - 1946
Code letters:  GLBX                Official Number:  148847
Rigging:  steel twin screws steamer; 3 decks; 10 cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder, radar,
               echo sounding device, gyro-compass & 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:  13,595 tons gross, 10,217 under deck and 8,243 net
Dimensions:  525.7 feet long, 66.4 foot beam and holds 38 feet deep; Bridge & Forecastle 423 feet
Construction:  1925, Fairfield & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  6 steam turbines double reduction geared to twin screw shafts; operating at 210 p.s.i.;
                    8,700 shaft horsepower; 3 double ended & 3 single ended boilers; heating surface 20,304 sq. ft.;
                    engine by the builders
Owners:  Ministry of Transport (Donaldson Bros. & Black Ltd., managers)
Port of registry:  Glasgow

EMPIRE CHAMOIS - 1947 , ex. PACIFIC REDWOOD-1941, ex. WESTMOUNT
Code letters: GPJL                     Official Number: 168200
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with submarine signalling device;
              cellular double bottom 349 feet, 1,180 tons; Forward Peak Tank 136 tons; Aft Peak Tank 44 tons
Tonnage: 5,684 tons gross, 5,111 under deck and 3,558 net
Dimensions: 409.5 feet long, 54.2 foot beam and holds 27.4 feet deep; Poop 44 feet; Bridge 115 feet;
                    Forecastle 47 feet
Construction: 1918, Ames Ship Building & Dry Dock Co. in Seattle, WA
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 43 & 73 inches diameter respectively; stroke
                  48 inches; operating at 200 p.s.I.; 543 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                  9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 193 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,956 sq. ft.;
                  engine by the builders
Owners: Booth Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool
 
EMPIRE CONSTRUCTOR - 1945,  ex. PINNAU
Code letters:  GFZX              Official Number:  180610
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; machinery aft; fitted with electric light,
                submarine signalling device & wireless
Tonnage:  1,201 tons gross, 993 under deck and 616 net
Dimensions:  250 feet long, 37.5 foot beam and holds 12.9 feet deep;
                      Poop & Bridge Deck 191 feet long; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction:  1922, Werft Nobiskrug in Rendsburg
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of  17 3/4, 28 1/2 & 45 1/4 inches diameter
                    respectively; stroke 29 1/2; engine built by Ottensener Mch. in Altona
Owners:  Ministry of Transport (Frank S. Dawson Ltd., managers)
Port of registry:  London

EMPIRE DORADO - 1943, ex. TOLOSA-40
Code letters:  GLZK           Official Number:  168017
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; fitted with submarine signalling device; water ballast
Tonnage:  5,595 tons gross, 5,105 under deck and 3,373 net
Dimensions:  411.2 feet long, 54.2 foot beam and holds 27 feet deep; Poop 44 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 115 feet; Forecastle 47 feet
Construction:  1920, Atlantic Corp. in Portsmouth, N.H.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24 1/2, 41 1/2 & 72 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; 359 nominal horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Ministry of War Transport (Runciman (London) Ltd., managers)
Port of registry:  London

EMPIRE GANGWAY - 1947,  ex. WESERWEHR-1945
Official Number:  180717
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; cruiser stern; water ballast
Tonnage:  1,942 tons gross, 1,408 under deck and 964 net
Dimensions:  283.1 feet long, 44.3 foot beam and holds 15.8 feet deep
Construction:  1944, Deutsche Werft A.G. in Hamburg
Propulsion:  compound engine with 4 cylinders, (2) 16 15/16 & (2) 35 7/16 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 35 7/16 inches; engine built by Rheinmetall - Borsig A.G. in Berlin Tegel
Owners:  Canadian Government (Park Steam Ship Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry:  Montréal
Port of survey:  Halifax

EMPIRE GATEHOUSE - 1946,  ex. TIEFLAND-1945
Code letters:  GSPL           Official Number:  180737
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; cruiser stern; water ballast
Tonnage:  1,924 tons gross, 1,409 under deck and 936 net
Dimensions:  279.7 feet long, 44.4 foot beam and holds 15.9 feet deep
Construction:  1943,  Lübecker Flenderwerke A.G. in Lübeck
Propulsion:  compound engine with 4 cylinders, (2) 16 1/2 & (2) 35 7/16 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 35 7/16 inches; engine built by Ottensener Eisenwerk, A.G. in Hamburg
Owners:  Ministry of Transport (Wm. Brown, Atkinson & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry:  London

EMPIRE LEOPARD - 1942, ex. ONOMEA-1940, ex. MARIAN OTIS CHANDLER-1938,
   ex. WEST HAVEN
Code letters: GMJQ          Official Number: 168052
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; water ballast
Tonnage: 5,676 tons gross, 5,172 under deck and 3,522 net
Dimensions: 411.2 feet long, 54.1 foot beam and holds 27.1 feet deep;
                    Poop 44 feet; Bridge 115 feet; Forecastle 47 feet
Construction: 1917, Skinner & Eddy Corp. in Seattle, WA
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 42 & 72 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 549 nominal horsepower; engine by Puget Sound Machinery Depot in Seattle, WA
Owners: Ministry of War Transport (Maritime Shipping & Trading Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

EMPRESS - 1867
Master: Captain Cooper
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1867; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 481 tons
Dimensions: 136.5 feet long, 29.2 foot beam and holds 17.9 feet deep
Construction: 1858 in Cowes; major repairs in 1867
Owners: Stuart & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New Zealand

EMPRESS OF BRITAIN - 1906
Code letters:  HGCJ                Official Number:  120940
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 4 decks; Upper & Main decks sheathed in wood; Shelter Deck sheathed
               in Teak; web frames; 10 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery
Tonnage:  14,189 tons gross, 9,774 under deck and 8,024 net
Dimensions: 548.8 feet long, 65.7 foot beam and holds 36.7 feet deep; Forecastle 95 feet;
                    Promenade Deck 405 feet
Construction:  1906, Fairfield & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 36, 52, 75 & 108 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 69 inches; operating at 220 p.s.i.; 3,168 nominal horsepower; 6 double ended & 3 single
                    ended boilers; 60 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 1,125 sq. ft.; heating surface 47, 171 sq. ft.;
                    engine by the builders
Owners:  Canadian Pacific Railways Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

EMPRESS OF RUSSIA - 1918
Code letters:  JBSQ             Official Number:  135197
Master:  Captain S. Robinson, appointed to the ship in 1916.
Rigging:  steel quadruple screws Schooner; 4 steel decks & steel shelter deck sheathed in teak;
               12 cemented bulkheads; cruiser stern; fitted with electric light, submarine signalling device and
               wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 69 feet long, under engine & boilers 295 feet and
               forward 100 feet, 1,548 tons; Forward Peak Tank 160 tons.
Tonnage:  16,810 tons gross, 12,557 under deck and 8,789 net.
Dimensions:  570.2 feet long, 68.2 foot beam and holds 42 feet deep;
                      Bridge & Forecastle on shelter deck 394 feet long.
Construction:  1913, Fairfield Co. Ltd. in Glasgow.
Propulsion:  4 steam turbines operating at 190 p.s.i.; 6 double ended & 4 single ended boilers;
                   64 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 1,344 sq. ft.; heating surface 54,251 sq. ft.;
                   forced draught; engine built by Fairfields Ship Building & Engine Co. Ltd. in Glasgow.
Owners:  Canadian Pacific Railway Ocean Lines (Canadian Pacific Ocean Service Ltd. managers)
Port of registry:  Vancouver, B.C.

EMPRESS OF THE SEA - 1865
Master:  Captain Davis
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,243 tons
Dimensions:  189.8 feet long, 39.2 foot beam and holds 23.7 feet deep
Construction:  1863, Hilyard in New Brunswick
Owners:  H. Wilson
Port of registry:  Saint John, NB
Port of survey:  Saint John, NB
Voyage:  Liverpool

ENDYMION 1845
Master: Captain Chambers
Rigging:  Barque; partly sheathed in 1836; double sheathed in 1842
Tonnage: 277 tons
Construction: 1825 in New Brunswick; some repairs in 1836, 1839 & 1842
Owners: J. Pearson
Port of registry: Newcastle
Port of survey: Shields
Voyage: sailed for America

ENGLAND - 1835/1838
Master:  Captain Gattenby (1835);  Captain Bacon (1838)
Rigging:  Ship (1835); Barque (1838); sheathed in felt and copper in 1831 & 1838; 2 decks
Tonnage:  425 tons
Construction:  1813 in Chepstow; iron standards; new topside and partial new wales, and some repairs in 1831 & 1838.
Owners: T. Ward
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

ENGLAND - 1866 - 1871
Master:  Captain W. Robson (1866); Captain J. Fox (1867 - 1871)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1863, 1867 & 1870; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  853 tons
Dimensions:  168.5 feet long, 34.3 foot beam and holds 21.5 feet deep
Construction:  1863, Robinson in Sunderland
Owners:  W. de Mattos (1866); G. Harrington (1867-1871)
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Sunderland (1866); London (1867 - 1871)
Voyage:  sailed for India (1866); New Zealand (1867); Australia (1870)

ENGLISHMAN - 1834

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain W. Sharp
Rigging: Brig; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1829
Tonnage:  214 tons
Construction:  1827 in Stockton
Owners:  Botcherly
Draught under load:  13 feet
Port of survey:  London

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain T. Harrison
Rigging:  Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1832
Tonnage:  213 tons
Construction:  Stockton; vessel 7 years old; repairs to damages in 1832
Owners:  Harrison & Co.
Draught under load:  14 feet
Port of survey:  Plymouth
Voyages:  sailed for the Straits.

ENGLISHMAN - 1887

1) Code letters:  PMSC             Official Number:  26822
Rigging:  wood 3 masts Schooner
Tonnage:  183 tons gross, 176 under deck and 183 net
Dimensions:  112.5 feet long, 21.7 foot beam and holds 11.1 feet deep;
                      Raised Quarter Deck 25 feet long
Construction: 1854 in Cowes; ship lengthened in 1879
Owners:  J.S. Sterry
Port of registry:  Lowstoft

2) Code letters:  VCWB             Official Number:  45346
Master:  Captain J. Green
Rigging:  wood Schooner, partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  144 tons gross, 113 under deck and 129 net
Dimensions:  94 feet long, 22.7 foot beam and holds 11.2 feet deep
Construction:  1864,  Simpson in Glasson, using 8 & 12 years old timber;
                        repairs to damages in 1869 and 1876

ENMORE - 1841
Master:  Captain Ellis
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in patent hair and copper in 1841
Tonnage:  281 tons
Construction:  1831 in Newcastle; repairs to damages in 1838
Owners:  Brooks
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

ENMORE - 1859
Master:  Captain Kennedy
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and copper 1859
Tonnage:  539 tons
Construction:  1858 in Bristol; new keel & repairs to damages in 1859
Owners:  Cavan Bros.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London

ENTERPRISE 1852
Master: Captain Thompson
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1850
Tonnage: 338 tons
Construction: 1836 in Liverpool
Owners: F. Wilson
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for St. Helena
 
ENTREPRIZE - 1887
Code letters:  NGSD                 Official Number:  21543
Master:  Captain J. Evans
Rigging:  wood Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  118 tons gross, 118 under deck and 102 net
Dimensions:  87.3 feet long, 19.3 foot beam and holds 10.6 feet deep
Construction:  1846 in Newport; ship lengthened in 1875
Owners:  T. Morgan (J.W. Paynter, manager)
Port of registry:  Beaumaris
Port of survey:  Bangor

ENVOY - 1858
Master: Captain J. Cort
Rigging: Brigantine; sheathed in yellow metal in 1856; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 144 tons
Construction: 1856 on Jersey
Owners: Fruing & Co.
Port of register: Jersey
Port of survey: Jersey
Voyage: sailed for South America

ENVOY - 1864

1) Master: Captain A. Bruce/Captain Edington
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861
Tonnage: 746 tons
Dimensions: 136.6 feet long, 28.6 foot beam and holds 21.6 feet deep
Construction: 1843 in "N. Rmd" (????); repairs to damages in 1862
Owners: Leitch & Co.
Port of registry: Greenock
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for Québec

2) Master: Captain Fyffe
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1864; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 389 tons
Dimensions: 127.5 feet long, 26.6 foot beam and holds 15.6 feet deep
Construction: 1860, Henderson in Miramichi, NB, repairs to damages in 1861;
                      some repairs in 1864
Owners: Tonge & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Vancouver

EPAMINONDAS - 1852/1863
Master:  Captain H. Kerr (1852); Captain H. Heasley (1863)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1850 & 1862; yellow metal repaired in 1852;
                fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,125 tons using old measurements & 1,171 tons using new measurements
Dimensions:  160.8 feet long, 34 foot beam and holds 22 feet deep
Construction:  1850 in Quebec, using Oak, Hackmatack, Elm, Birch and Pine; top sides doubled and
                       new deck in 1862
Owners:  Granger & Co. (1852-1863); Johnson & Co. (1863)
Port of registry:  Belfast (1852-63); Liverpool (1863)
Port of survey:  Liverpool (1852-63); London (1863)
Voyage:  sailed for Adelaide (1852); India (1862); Aden (1863) 

EQUITA - 1905,  ex. KNIGHT OF ST JOHN
Code letters:  PBNC             Official Number:  12
Master:  Captain G. Cafiero, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1897 and to the ship in 1899.
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 steel deck, Upper Deck sheathed in wood; 3 tiers of beams;
               5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light; double bottom under boilers 32 feet long,
               112 tons; Midship Deep Tank 26 feet, 432 tons; Deep Tank aft 22 feet, 331 tons.
Tonnage:  3,369 tons gross, 3,106 under deck and 2,139 net.
Dimensions:  330 feet long; 43.5 foot beam and holds 29 feet deep; Poop 37 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 74 feet; Forecastle 40 feet.
Construction:  1885, Palmers' Co. Ltd in Newcastle.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 44 & 71 in. diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 150 p.s.i.; 349 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended
                    boilers; 12 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 187 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,460 sq. ft.;
                    engine built by the builders
Owners:  O. Zino
Port of registry:  Savona

ERIC - 1891-1900
Code letters: HCFG                    Official Number: 52665
Master: Captain A. Gray
Rigging: wood single screw steamer
Tonnage: 533 tons gross, 533 under deck and 412 net
Dimensions: 157.8 feet long, 29.5 foot beam and holds 18.5 feet deep
Construction: 1865 in Dundee
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 23 & 44 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 24 inches; 80 registered horsepower; new boilers in 1885;
                   engine by Gourlay Bros. & Co. in Dundee
Owners: Hudson Bay Co.
Port of registry: London

ERICA - 1917, ex. VINGA
Code letters: JQMF                     Official Number: 140321
Master: Captain J.H. Wright
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck; water ballast
Tonnage: 747 tons gross, 563 under deck and 422 net
Dimensions: 192.5 feet long, 30.6 foot beam and holds 12.5 feet deep; Quarter Deck 94 feet;
                    Bridge 19 feet; House on deck 39 tons; Forecastle 21 feet
Construction: 1900, Lindholmens V.A. in Gothenburg
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 14 1/2, 24 & 40 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 27 inches; 93 registered horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: The Shipping Controller (Morgan & Cadogan Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

ERIDAN - 1947
Code letters:  FOAU
Rigging:   twin screws motor ship; cruiser stern; fitted with direction finder; water ballast.
Tonnage:  9,928 tons gross, 6,738 under deck and 5,701 net
Dimensions:  445.4 feet long 61.1 foot beam and holds 35 feet deep; Poop 56 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 177 feet; Forecastle 46 feet
Construction:  1928, Société Provençale de construction de navire at La Ciotat
Propulsion:  2 stroke cycle, single acting oil engine with 16 cylinders of 23 5/8 in, diameter each;
                    stroke 41 3/4 inches; engine built by Compagnie de construction mécanique
                    (procédé Sulzer) in St Denis
Owners:  Société des services contractuels des Messageries Maritimes.
Port of registry:  Dunkirk

ERINAGH - 1862
Master: Captain P. Plage
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 308 tons
Construction: 1861, Todd in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1862
Owners: Ewin & Co.
Port of regsitry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for the West Indies

ERIN-GO-BRAGH - 1839-1841
Master: Captain Sumpton
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1839
Tonnage: 360 tons using old measurements and 431 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1839 in Sunderland
Owners: Fisher & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: Montréal

ERIX - 1908-1916,  ex. ERICE,  ex. MINERVA
Code letters: PBRG                    Official Number: 11
Master: Captain D. Todaro
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom aft 44 feet, forward 51 feet
Tonnage: 923 tons gross and 558 tons net
Dimensions: 221.1 feet long, 30.5 foot beam and holds 15.4 feet deep; Quarter Deck 70 feet;
                    Bridge 44 feet; Forecastle 24 feet
Construction: 1880, J. Laing in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 27 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; 125 nominal horsepower; new boilers in 1908;
                   engine by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners: S.A. di Navigazione La Sicania
Port of registry: Trapani

ERLANGEN - 1904
Code letters: QHLT
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks & Hurricane Deck; fitted with electric light; water ballast
Tonnage: 5,285 tons gross, 3,863 under deck and 3,337 net
Dimensions: 378.3 feet long, 47.5 foot beam and holds 26.8 feet deep;
                    Poop & Bridge 227 feet; Forecastle 48 feet
Construction: 1902, Bremer Vulkan in Vegesack
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26 3/4, 43 1/3 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 47 1/2 inches; 337 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Norddeutscher Lloyd
Port of registry: Bremen

ERNA - 1904-1905, ex. LAGUNA, ex. KONINGIN WILHELMINA
Code letters: RLCP
Master: Captain L. Reimers
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              3 tiers of beams; double bottom, aft 61 feet, forecastle 40 feet, 95 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 18 tons; Aft Peak Tank 50 tons
Tonnage: 1,530 tons gross, 1,428 under deck and 957 net
Dimensions: 254.7 feet long, 33 foot beam and holds 16.7 feet deep; Forecastle 35 feet
Construction: 1892, Nederlandische Stoomboot Matts. in Rotterdam
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21, 33 & 55 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 36 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 197 nominal horsepower; 1 double ended
                  boiler; 6 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 108 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,182 sq. ft.;
                  engine by the builders
Owners: M. Jebsen
Port of registry: Hamburg

ERNA - 1909, ex. PRINS HENDRIK
Code letters: RPSC
Master: Captain Ziegemmayer
Rigging: steel single screw, 3 masts Schooner; 3 decks, Upper Deck sheathed in wood;
              7 cemented bulkheads; fitted electric light; cellular double bottom 150 feet, 264 tons
Tonnage: 3,476 tons gross, 2,931 under deck and 2,173 net
Dimensions: 360.1 feet long, 43.1 foot beam and holds 27.7 feet deep;
                    Poop & Bridge 246 feet; Forecastle 50 feet
Construction: 1890, Caird & Co. Ltd. in Greenock; repairs to damages in 1908
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 43 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 54 inches; operating at 170 p.s.i.; 410 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended
                   boilers; 10 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 234 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,778 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: M. Jebsen
Port of registry: Hamburg

ERNEST - 1887
Code letters:  WRGF            Official Number:  63613
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 4 cemented bulkheads; double bottom, aft 50 feet,
               forward 63 feet, 240 tons
Tonnage:  726 tons gross, 669 under deck and 464 net
Dimensions:  200 feet long, 28.6 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 30 feet
Construction:  1870, W. Doxford in Sunderland; some repairs in 1880;
                       repairs to damages in 1871, 1874, 1881, 1883 and 1886
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 26 & 47 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 33 inches; operating at 75 p.s.i.; 90 horsepower; new boilers in 1880;
                    engine built by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners:  Fenwick & Co.
Port of registry:  London

ERNEST G - 1948
Official Number: 175447
Rigging: wood twin screws motor fishing vessel
Tonnage: 104 tons gross, 102 under deck and 42 net
Dimensions: 107.5 feet long, 18.2 foot beam and holds 7.4 feet deep
Construction: 1942, Midland Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Midland, ON
Propulsion: twin oil engines with 12 cylinders of 4 5/8 inches diameter each; stroke 6 inches;
                   engines by Mack Manufacturing Corp. on Long Island, NY
Owners: G.A. Griffin
Port of registry: Charlottetown, PE

ERRINGTON COURT - 1925
Code letters:  KSQB             Official Number:  148611
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 1 steel deck; 6 cemented bulkheads;
                fitted with electric light and wireless; cellular double bottom 345 feet long, 1,057 tons;
                Forward Peak Tank 98 tons; Aft Peak Tank 174 tons
Tonnage:  4,913 tons gross, 4,560 under deck and 2,988 net
Dimensions:  396.6 feet long, 53.1 foot beam and holds 26.5 feet deep; Poop 46 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 119 feet; Forecastle 41 feet
Construction:  1925, Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 414 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                    9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 198 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,017 sq. ft.; engine built
                    by the builders
Owners:  United British Steam Ships Co. Ltd. (Halding & Philipps Ltd., managers)
Port of registry:  London

ESCORT - 1867

1) Master: Captain J. Jeffries
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in yellow metal in 1864
Tonnage: 130 tons
Construction: 1849 in Torquay; vessel lengthened, new keelson & some repairs in 1853;
                      some repairs in 1862; partial new keel in 1864
Owners: Hunt & Co.
Port of registry: London

2) Master: Captain Pinkeham
Rigging: Brigantine; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1866; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 176 tons
Dimensions: 105.1 feet long, 23.7 foot beam and holds 12.7 feet deep
Construction: 1866, Gent in Plymouth
Owners: King & Co.
Port of registry: Plymouth
Port of survey: Gloucester
Voyage: sailed for Newfoundland

ESHCOL - 1870-1879/1887
Code letters:  JLVC                 Official Number:  62151
Master:  Captain Pinkham (1870-1877); Captain Sanders (1878-1879); Captain W. Dingle (1887)
Rigging:  wood Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1885; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  182 tons
Dimensions:  105 feet long, 23 foot beam and holds 12.8 feet deep
Construction:  1870, Mansfield in Teignmouth
Owners:  Pinkham & Co. (1870-1879); J.B. Pinkham (1887)
Port of registry:  Plymouth                                                 WRECKED

ESLINGTON - 1887-1892
Code letters: WVCB                    Official Number: 72536
Master: Captain P. Coleman (1887-88); Captain J. Runciman (1889-90); Captain A.C. Balls (1891);
            Captain J. James (1892)
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads; well deck;
              double bottom 139 feet
Tonnage: 1,089 tons gross, 915 under deck and 697 net
Dimensions: 224 feet long, 30.2 foot beam and holds 18.4 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 117 feet;
                    Forcastle 29 feet; Bridge Deck 12 feet
Construction: 1876, Schlesinger, Davis & Co., Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 28 & 53 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; operating at 65 p.s.i.; 120 horsepower; engine by T. Clark & Co.
                   in Newcastle
Owners: J.H. Wilson (1887-88); R. Staunton & Co. (1888-92)
Port of registry: Cardiff

ESMOK  - 1866
Master: Captain Montgomery
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1864
Tonnage: 854 tons
Dimensions: 176.6 feet long, 32.7 foot beam and holds 21.5 feet deep
Construction: 1859, Belfast Ships Co. in Belfast
Owners: Megaw & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New Zealand

ESMOND - 1939 ex. TRAPRAIN LAW
Code letters: VOQV                        Official Number: 161898
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 steel deck; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder &
              echo sounding  device; cellular double bottom 344 feet, 1,037 tons; Deep Tank aft 27 feet, 1,045 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 33 tons
Tonnage: 4,975 tons gross, 4,587 under deck and 3,131 net
Dimensions: 405.3 feet long, 53.4 foot beam and holds 26.1 feet deep; Poop 35 feet;
                    Bridge Deck 255 feet; Forecastle 40 feet
Construction: 1930, C. Connell & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 38 1/2 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; operating at 200 p.s.i.; 442 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   8 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 143 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,002 sq. ft.;
                   engine built by D. Rowan & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners: Anglo-Newfoundland Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Donaldson Bros. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: St. John's, NF

ESPAGNE - 1915
Code letters:  JCVF
Master:  Captain Laurent, appointed to the shipping line in 1906 and to the ship in 1910.
Rigging:  steel twin screws steamer; 6 decks; fitted with electric light & wireless; water ballast.
Tonnage:  11,155 tons gross, 8,419 under deck and 5,649 net.
Dimensions:  537.8 feet long, 60.8 foot beam and holds 39 feet deep;
                      Poop 53 feet long; Forecastle 62 feet.
Construction:  1909, Chantiers & Ateliers de Provence in Port de Bouc.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 8 cylinders, (2) 33 1/2, (2) 53 13/16 & (4) 66 15/16 inches
                   diameter respectively; stroke 59 inches; 1,376 nominal horsepower; engine built by
                   the builders
Owners:  Compagnie Générale Transatlantique
Port of registry:  Le Havre

ESPERANCE BAY - 1924
Code letters:  KLJS              Official Number:  140148
Rigging:  steel twin screws steamer; 2 steel decks, steel shelter deck sheathed in wood and
               3rd deck in forward holds; 9 partly cemented bulkheads up to the shelter deck;
               fitted with electric light, refrigerating machinery & wireless; cellular double bottom
               457 feet long, 2,259 tons, Midship Deep Tank 24 feet, 1,017 tons; tanks between
               tunnels 51 feet, 197 tons; Forward Peak Tank 174 tons; Aft Peak Tank 143 tons.
Tonnage:  13,853 tons gross, 11,881 under deck and 8,451 net.
Dimensions:  530.9 feet long, 68.3 foot beam and holds 39.9 feet long; Bridge Deck 215 feet long;
                      Forecastle 76 feet.
Construction:  1922, W. Beardmore & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow.
Propulsion:  4 steam turbines double reduction geared to 2 screw shafts; operating at 220 p.s.i.;
                    1,977 nominal horsepower; 3 double ended and 2 single ended boilers; 32 corrugated
                    furnaces; heating surface 25,923 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Australian Commonwealth Line of Steamers.
Port of registry:  Fremantle

ESPERANZA - 1923
Code letters: KQRN                    Official Number: 136870
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 2 decks & Hurricane Deck; fitted with electric light,
              refrigerating machinery & wireless; water ballast
Tonnage: 4,764 tons gross and 2,904 tons net
Dimensions: 341 feet long, 47.7 foot beam and holds 16.9 feet deep
Construction: 1901, W. Cramp & Sons Co. in Philadelphia, PA
Propulsion: triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 23 1/2, 39 & 65 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 42 inches; 548 nominal horsepower; new boilers in 1915; engine by the builders
Owners: New York & Cuba Mail Steam Ship Co. Inc.
Port of registry: New York

ESQUIMALT - 1918-1923
Rigging: wood, auxiliary twin screws, 5 masts motor Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams;
              machinery aft; fitted with electric light
Tonnage: 1,373 tons gross, 1,224 under deck and 1,058 net
Dimensions: 240.8 feet long, 44.2 foot beam and holds 19.3 feet deep; Poop 36 feet;
                    Forecastle 45 feet deep
Construction: 1917, Cameron Genoa Mills Shipbuilders Ltd., Victoria, B.C.; salted and
                      specially treated; fastened with hardwood treenails & galvanized iron bolts
Owners: French Government (1918-21); M. Valoussière (1822-23)
Port of registry: Bayonne

ESSO ARGENTINA - 1958
Code letters: HPDX
Rigging: steel steam tanker; 1 deck; fitted with direction finder, echo sounding
              device, gyro-compass, position finding device, radar & radiotelephony
Tonnage: 23,363 tons gross, 14,190 tons net and 35,550 tons deadweight
Dimensions: 690ft. long, 90ft. 3in. beam and tanks 35ft. 7in. deep
Construction: 1958, Cantieri Riuniti Dell'Adriatico in Montefalcone
Propulsion: 2 Parsons steam turbines double reduction geared to screw shaft;
                   engines by Cantieri Riuniti Dell'Adriatico in Trieste
Owners: Panama Transport (Panamanian Co., managers)
Port of registry: Panama

ESSO BELFAST - 1931- 1959, ex. G. HARRISON SMITH
Official Number: 183240
Rigging: steel single screw tanker; 2 decks; fitted with electric light, wireless & direction finder;
              machinery aft, water ballast
Tonnage: 11,752 tons gross, 11,387 under deck and 7,328 net
Dimensions: 525 feet long, 74.3 foot beam and tanks 40.5 feet deep; Bridge 36 feet; Forecastle 40 feet
Construction: 1930, Federal Ship Building & Dry Dock Co. in Kearny, NJ
Propulsion: 2 steam turbines double reduction geared to screw shaft;
                   engine by De Laval Steam Turbines Co. in Trenton, NJ
Owners: Standard Shipping Co. (1931-38); Standard Oil Co. (1939-48); Panama Transport Co. (1949);
              Anglo-American Oil Co. Ltd. (1950); Esso (1952-59)
Port of registry: Wilmington, DE (1931-48); Panama (1949) London (1950-59)

ESSO FULHAM - 1957,  ex. TRUJILLO-1956
Code letters: GTYX                    Official Number: 187495
Rigging: twin screws steam tanker; 1 deck; machinery aft; fitted with direction finder,
              position finding device & radar
Tonnage: 4,352 tons gross, 2,110 tons net & 5,572 tons summer deadweight
Dimensions: 366 ft. 1 in. long, 60 ft. 4 in. beam and holds 15 feet deep
Construction: 1945, Bethlehem Sparrows Point Shipyard, Sparrows Point
Propulsion: triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 16, 26 & 43 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 27 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 2 single ended boilers; fitted for oil fuel;
                   engine by Vulcan Iron Works, Wilkes-Barre
Owners: Esso Petroleum Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

ESSO PANAMA - 1958
Code letters: HPMP
Rigging: steel steam tanker; 1 deck; fitted with direction finder, echo sounding
              device, gyro-compass, position finding device, radar & radiotelephony
Tonnage: 23,363 tons gross, 14,190 tons net and 35,550 tons deadweight
Dimensions: 690ft. long, 90ft. 3in. beam and tanks 35ft. 7in. deep
Construction: 1958, Cantieri Riuniti Dell'Adriatico in Montefalcone
Propulsion: 2 Parsons steam turbines double reduction geared to screw shaft;
                   engines by Cantieri Riuniti Dell'Adriatico in Trieste
Owners: Panama Transport (Panamanian Co., managers)
Port of registry: Panama

ESSO VENEZIA - 1955
Code letters: IBEV                     Official Number: 3034
Rigging: steel steam tanker; 1 deck; fitted with direction finder, echo sounding device, gyro-compass,
              radar & submarine signalling device
Tonnage: 14,911 tons gross, 8,888 tons net and 21,710 tons deadweight
Dimensions: 589ft. 11in. long, 77ft. 5in. beam and tanks 31ft. 4in. deep
Construction: 1955, Cantieri Navale Riuniti in Ancona
Propulsion: 2 steam turbines double reduction geared to screw shaft;
                   engines by Cantieri del Tirreno in Genoa
Owners: La Columbia Societa Maritima per Azioni
Port of registry: Genoa

ESTEPHANIA - 1867
Master:  Captain Rhd'vlho
Rigging:  wood single screw steamer; sheathed in copper in 1859; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  1,536 tons
Dimensions:  202.5 feet long, 41 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep
Construction:  1859, Greens in London
Owners:  Portuguese Government
Port of registry:  Lisbon
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Lisbon

ESTHER - 1835-1837
Master:  Captain Sparks (1835); Captain Sumpton (1836); Captain Douglas (1837)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1833
Tonnage:  352 tons
Construction:  1833 in Workington
Owners:  Sparks & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Montréal (1835-36); Calcutta (1837)

ESTHER - 1835-1836
Master:  Captain Hill
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in copper in 1832
Tonnage:  358 tons
Construction:  1821 in Hull
Owners:  Hill
Port of registry:  Scarborough
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

ESTHER - 1864
Code letters: MFCV                    Official Number: 17069
Master: Captain T. Profitt
Rigging: Schooner
Tonnage: 95 tons
Dimensions: 84 feet long, 20 foot beam and holds 10.1 feet deep
Construction: 1856 in Shaldon
Owners: J. Hoskin
Port of registry: Plymouth
Port of survey: Swansea
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

ESTRADA PALMA - 1934
Code letters:  MCFS           Official Number:  220924
Rigging:  steel twin screw steam car ferry; 1 deck; equipped with electric light & wireless;
                fitted for oil fuel; water ballast
Tonnage:  2,639 tons gross and 1,340 tons net
Dimensions:  336.7 feet long, 57 foot beam and holds 18.5 feet deep
Construction:  1920, W. Cramp & Son Ships & Engines Building Co. in Philadelphia
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 20, 33 & 55 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; 181 nominal horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Florida East Coast Car Ferry Co.
Port of registry:  New York City

ETHIOPIA - 1874-1882
Code letters:  MFJL              Official Number:  68456
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks
Tonnage:  1,761 tons gross, 1,535 under deck and 1,125 net
Dimensions:  293 feet long, 34.3 foot beam and holds 23.2 feet deep; Poop 132 tons; Forecastle 67 tons
Construction:  1873, Royden in Liverpool
Propulsion:  vertical direct action engine with 2 cylinders of 40 & 71 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; 250 horsepower; engine by G. Forrester & Co. in Liverpool
Owners:  African Steam Ship Co.
Port of registry:  London

ETHIOPIA - 1892
Code letters:  WSJB             Official Number:  68064
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque; 3 decks, 2 of iron; Awning Deck; 7 cemented bulkheads.
Tonnage:  4,005 tons gross, 2,891 under deck and 2,604 net
Dimensions:  402 feet long, 40.2 foot beam and holds 24.8 feet deep.
Construction:  1873, A. Stephen & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 38 & 76 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 60 inches; 373 nominal horsepower; new engine & boilers in 1884;
                    engine built by the builders
Owners:  Anchor Line Ltd
Port of registry:  Glasgow

ETNA - 1887,  ex. ST. THOMAS
Code letters:  VNQW            Official Number:  47460
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig
Tonnage:  1,283 tons gross, 1,246 under deck and 826 net
Dimensions:  226 feet long, 31.2 foot beam and holds 24.7 feet deep
Construction:  1863, T.R. Oswald in Sunderland
Propulsion:  compound engine with 4 inverted cylinders of 20 & 45 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 30 inches; 150 horsepower; new engine in 1873; engine built by
                    G. Forrester & Co. in Liverpool
Owners:  A. Laming & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

ETONA 1899-1904
Code letters: LTJC                    Official Number: 98138
Master: Captain J. Cantell
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & partial Awning Deck; web framing;
              5 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom aft & under engine 133 feet,
              forward 144 feet, 911 tons; Aft Peak Tank 71 tons
Tonnage: 2,495 tons gross, 1,879 under deck and 1,600 net
Dimensions: 297 feet long, 40 foot beam and holds 19 feet deep; Poop 29 feet;
                    Quarter Deck 92 feet; Awning Deck 176 feet
Construction: 1890, Richardson, Duck & Co. in Stockton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 ½, 37 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 42 inches; 245 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                  grate surface 94 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,740 sq. ft.; new double ended boilers in 1897;
                  engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Bucknall Nephews
Port of registry: London

EUGENIE - 1856
Master: Captain J. McLeish
Rigging: Barque
Tonnage: 397 tons
Construction: 1856 in Dundee
Owners: Couper & Co.
Port of registry: Dundee
Port of survey: Dundee
Voyage: sailed for Archangel

EUPHEMIA - 1849-1851
Master: Captain Kendall
Rigging: Barque
Tonnage: 308 tons using old measurements and 315 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1846 in New Brunswick
Owners: Wignall & Co.
Port of registry: Fleetwood
Port of survey: Liverpool

EUPHEMUS - 1853
Master:  Captain Bawden
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1853
Tonnage:  633 tons
Construction:  1852 in Memel
Owners:  Somes Bros.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

EUPHRATES - 1863
Master: Captain D. Cowen
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1863
Tonnage: 413 tons
Dimensions: 120 feet long, 28 foot beam and holds 17.5 feet deep
Construction: 1854 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1858 & 1863; repairs to damages in 1861
Owners: D. Cowen
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

EURASIA - 1885-1888
Code letters: KCPH                    Official Number: 91252
Master: Captain Parkes
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,874 tons gross, 1,738 under deck and 1,825 net
Dimensions: 262.3 feet long, 40.3 foot beam and holds 23.9 feet deep;
                    Poop 42 feet; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1885, Russell & Co. in Greenock
Owners: J. & W. Goffey
Port of registry: Liverpool

EUROPA - 1855
Master:  Captain J. Jones
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  981 tons using old measurements and 1,088 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1851 in Québec, using Oak, Hackmatac, Birch, Elm & Pine
Owners:  Cannon & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

EUROPA - 1856
Master:  Captain G. Sutton
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and zinc in 1856
Tonnage:  420 tons
Construction:  1800 in Scarborough; new deck and major repairs in 1851
Owners:  Willis & Co.
Port of registry:  Scarborough

EUROPA - 1881
Code letters: TWRQ                        Official Number: 44848
Master: Captain Hall
Rigging: iron single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 2 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 676 tons gross, 605 under deck and 424 net
Dimensions: 206.5 feet long, 26.1 foot beam and holds 17.2 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 67 feet
Construction: 1862, Palmer Bros. in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 25 & 48 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 30 inches; 140 horsepower; engine compounded in 1870; new boiler in 1877;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: London Steamship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

EUROPA - 1938
Code letters:  DOAI
Rigging: quadruple screws passenger liner; 5 decks; cruiser stern; fitted for oil fuel;
               equipped with Direction Finder; Gyroscope; Echo Sounding Device and
               Submarine Signalling Device; water ballast
Tonnage:  49,746 tons gross, 31,125 under deck and 20,307 net
Dimensions:  890.2 feet long 102.1 foot beam and holds 48 feet deep:
                      Bridge Deck and Forecastle 842 feet long
Construction:  1928, Blohm & Voss in Hamburg
Propulsion: 12 steam turbines single reduction geared to 4 screw shafts;
                   engines built by the builders
Owners:  Norddeutscher Lloyd
Port of registry:  Bremen

EUROPE - 1833 (see EUROPA - 1856)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Merwick
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; double sheathed in 1826
Tonnage:  422 tons
Construction:  1800 in Scarborough; partial new wales & repairs in 1821;
                       major repairs in 1826
Owners:  Tindel
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Merwick
Rigging:  Barque; single deck with beams; double sheathed in 1826
Tonnage:  422 tons
Construction:  Scarborough; vessel 32 years old; almost rebuilt 6 years prior;
                       new deck and some repairs in 1826
Owners:  Willis & Co.
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  Greenock
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

EUROPE - 1871-1872
Official Number:  44541
Master:  Captain J. Adie (1871); Captain G. Greenfield (1872)
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1872
Tonnage:  336 tons
Dimensions:  115 feet long, 26.5 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep
Construction:  1863, Bartram in Sunderland
Owners:  R. Wynn
Port of registry:  Sunderland
Port of survey:  Sunderland

EUROPE - 1884
Official Number: 82472
Master: Captain W. Richardson
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 198 tons gross, 120 under deck and 198 net
Dimensions: 130.8 feet long, 21 foot beam and holds 10 feet deep
Construction: Earles' Co. Ltd. in Hull
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 21 & 40 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 27 inches; 60 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Hull

EUROPEAN - 1866
Master: Captain W. Fowler
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1865; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 288 tons
Dimensions: 105.6 feet long, 26.7 foot beam and holds 16.3 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Barker in Sunderland; repairs to damagers in 1865
Owners: P. & J. Dov
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea

EUROPEAN - 1886-1887
Code letters:  HCTD             Official Number:  437
Master:  Captain Anderson
Rigging:  iron single screw 3 masts Schooner
Tonnage:  523 tons gross, 483 under deck and 331 net.
Dimensions:  196 feet long, 25.3 foot beam and holds 14.3 feet deep; Break 27 tons.
Construction:  1850, Smith & Rodger in Glasgow; ships lengthened in 1875.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 23 & 44 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 27 inches; 75 horsepower; new engine & boilers in 1875; engine built by
                    C.D. Holmes & Co. in Hull.
Owners:  W. & C.L. Ringrose
Port of registry: Hull

EURYNOME - 1874
Code letters:  VDBF                      Official Number:  45362
Master:  Captain W. Watson
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 bulkheads; cemented in 1862.
Tonnage:  1,163 tons net.
Dimensions:  210 feet long, 35.5 foot beam and holds 22.9 feet deep.
Construction:  1862, Reid in Port Glasgow.
Owners:  J. Heap
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool

EUXINE - 1873
Master: Captain T. Cockburn
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1867; partly fastene with iron bolts
Tonnage: 795 tons
Dimensions: 153.7 feet long, 32 foot beam and holds 22.5 feet deep
Construction: 1859, Smith in New Brunswick
Owners: Duncan & Co.
Port of registry: Leith
Port of survey: Leith
Voyage: sailed for India                       LOST

EVERTHORP (EVERTHORPE) - 1816-1817

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain McArthur
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1813
Tonnage: 327 tons
Construction: in Hull; vessel 7 years old (1816)
Owners: Denniston
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Greenock
Voyage: sailed for St. Kitts (1816); Philadelphia (1817)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain McArthur
Rigging: Ship; single deck withb beams; sheathed in copper in 1809
Tonnage: 328 tons
Construction: 1809 in Hull; 10 6-pounds guns
Owners: Clarkson
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Greenock
Voyage: sailed for St. Croix

EXCELLENT - 1869
Master: Captain G. Shaw
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1868; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 381 tons
Dimensions: 125.8 feet long, 28.5 foot beam and holds 17.7 feet deep
Construction: 1868, Davison in Sunderland
Owners: Anderson & Co.
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

EXCELSIOR - 1857
Master:  Captain D.B. Kerr
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 6 bulkheads.
Tonnage:  445 tons using old measurements and 358 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1854 in Newcastle
Owners:  Charley & Co.
Port of registry:  Belfast
Port of survey:  Belfast

EXCELSIOR - 1910
Code letters:  JWNR                 Official Number:  135626
Master:  Captain W. Birney
Rigging:  iron single screw, 4 masts, Schooner; 3 decks; fitted with wireless; water ballast
Tonnage:  3,542 tons gross and 1,876 tons net
Dimensions:  340 feet long, 42.5 foot beam and holds 23.5 feet deep
Construction:  1882, Harlan & Hollingworth Co. in Wilmington, DE
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 38 & 76 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; 354 nominal horsepower; new boilers in 1908;
                    engine built by the builders
Owners:  Southern Pacific Co.
Port of registry:  New Orleans, LA

EXETER - 1942
Code letters: WCEZ                Official Number: 230755
Rigging: steel single screw passenger liner; 3 decks; fitted with direction finder and
              gyro-compass; water ballast
Tonnage: 9,360 tons gross and 5,628 tons net
Dimensions: 450 feet long, 61.6 foot beam and holds 42.3 feet deep; Bridge 197 feet
Construction: 1931, New York Ship Building Co. in Camden, N.J.
Propulsion: steam turbine single reduction geared to screw shaft; engine by the builders
Owners: American Export Lines Inc.
Port of registry: New York

EXPERT - 1861
Master: Captain J. Lawson
Rigging: steam tug
Tonnage: 52 tons gross and 10 tons net
Construction: 1856 in Shields
Propulsion: clincher engine producing 26 horsepower
Owners: Lawson & Co.
Port of registry: Shields
Port of survey: Shields

EXPLORER - 1887
Code letters:  WBLD               Official Number:  84132
Master:  Captain J. Pennicuik, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1879 and to the vessel in 1884
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,793 tons gross, 1,675 under deck and 1,748 net
Dimensions:  263 feet long, 39.1 foot beam and holds 24.1 feet deep; Poop 37 feet long;
                      Forecastle 22 feet
Construction:  1881, W.H. Potter & Son in Liverpool
Owners:  McDiarmid, Greenshields & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Cardiff
 
 

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