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

G.D.T. - 1882
Code letters:  RGDS                    Official Number:  33642
Master:  Captain J. Carcaud
Rigging:  wood Brigantine
Tonnage:  119 tons
Dimensions:  84.2 feet long, 21.7 foot beam and holds 11.5 feet deep
Construction:  1852 in New Brunswick
Owners:  a) LeBoutillier Bros.; b) P. DuHeaume & Co.
Port of registry:  Jersey

GALLARA - 1884
Code letters:  LSNG                   Official Number:  68028
Master:  Captain J. Watson
Rigging:  wood Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1882; fastened with copper bolts; salted
Tonnage:  449 tons gross, 409 under deck and 436 net
Dimensions:  147.5 feet long, 27.2 foot beam and holds 16.4 feet deep
Construction:  1873, Adamson in Grangemouth; repairs to damages in 1874 & 1883
Owners:  G. Turnbull & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

GAMBIA - 1852
Master:  Captain Anderson
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1849
Tonnage:  567 tons
Construction:  1842 in New Brunswick, using Hackmatac
Owners:  Byrne
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

GAMBIAN - 1938
Code letters: MMJG                       Official Number: 157533
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; partial 3rd deck in No. 2 hold;
              7 partly asphalted bulkheads; fitted with direction finder; cellular double bottom 349 feet,
             1404 tons; Midship Tanks 23 feet, 845 tons; Forward Peak Tank 206 tons;
             Aft Peak Tank 165 tons
Tonnage: 5,452 tons gross, 4,388 under deck and 3,106 net
Dimensions: 423.6 feet long, 56.7 foot beam and holds 23.7 feet deep; Forecastle 45 feet
Construction: 1937, Deutsche Sch.-u-Mschb A.G. in Seebeck Wesermunde
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engines single reduction geared to single screw shaft
                   with 12 cylinders of 16 9/16 inches diameter each; stroke 22 13/16 inches;
                   577 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Lever Bros. Ltd. in Toronto
Port of registry: Freetown, Sierra Leone

GANGES - 1865-1885

1) Official Number:  29964
 Master:  Captain Fairlam (1865 to 1869); Captain J. Hamilton (1870); Captain Ferguson (1871, 1872)
              Captain Stirling (1873-1874); Captain Burgess (1875); Captain McGrath (1876);
              Captain J. Stitch (1879); Captain J. Barron (1884)
Rigging:  iron Ship (listed as a Bark in 1884-85); 2 decks; 1 bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,185 tons (1865); 1,227 tons gross, 1,094 under deck and 1,146 net (1884-85)
Dimensions:  207.7 feet long, 35.8 foot beam and holds 22.9 feet deep; Poop 36 feet long; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction:  1865, G.R. Clover & Co. in Birkenhead
Owners:  Clint & Co. (1865 to 1879); E.F. Powell (1880 to 1885)
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for India (1865 to 1869)

2) Official Number:  45930
Master:  none listed
Rigging:  Ship
Tonnage:  1,212 tons using old measurements and 1,125 using new measurements
Dimensions:  192.8 feet long, 39.5 foot beam and holds 23.3 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 79 tons
Construction:  1855 in the United States
Owners: G.H. Harsfall
Port of registry:  Liverpool

GANNET - 1869
Master:  Captain J. Lawson
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  251 tons
Dimensions:  108.7 feet long, 24.1 foot beam and holds 14.1 feet deep
Construction:  1857 in Dundee; repairs to damages in 1859; some repairs in 1862
Owners:  Jamieson
Port of registry:  Dundee
Port of survey:  Dundee
Voyage:  sailed for the West Indies

GANYMEDE - 1881
Code letters:  SRJG                Official Number:  81299
Rigging:  iron single screw Smack; 1 deck
Tonnage:  405 tons gross, 313 under deck and 236 net
Dimensions:  166.5 feet long, 28 foot beam and holds 10.8 feet deep;
                     Poop 33 tons; Forecastle 29 tons
Construction:  1879, Scott & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion:  steam engine with 1 inverted cylinder of 21 inches diameter; stroke 34 inches;
                    80 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Ocean Steam Ship Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

GARELOCH - 1875
Code letters:  WSDF                Official Number:  68054
Master:  Captain W. Greenwood
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,243 tons gros, 1,153 under deck and 1,177 net
Dimensions:  227.2 feet long, 36.1 foot beam and holds 21.4 feet deep;
                      Raised Quarter Deck 40 feet long
Construction:  1873, Dobie in Glasgow
Owners:  P. Rintoul, Son & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  London

GARLAND - 1817

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain A. Brown
Rigging: Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1814
Tonnage: 182 tons
Construction: in Sunderland; vessel 4 years old
Owners: Bruce & Co.
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for the Cape of Good Hope

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain A. Brown
Rigging: Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1814
Tonnage: 181 tons
Construction: 1814 in Sunderland
Owners: J. Bruce
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for the Cape of Good Hope

GARLAND - 1852
Master: Captain W. Halcrow
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1850; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 881 tons using old measurements and 961 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1850 in Québec
Owners: Kirk & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia

GARLAND GROVE - 1840-1849
Master: Captain Forwood (1840-42); Captain J. Robson (1843-47); Captain Matheson (1848-49)
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in copper in 1838; sheathed in patent hair & copper in 1842;
              sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1845 & 1848
Tonnage: 386 tons
Construction: 1820 on Isle of Wight; some repairs in 1842; new deck in 1848
Owners: J. Greig (1840-42); Edmunds & Co. (1843-47); J. Shepherd (1848-49)
Port of registry: London (1840-42/1848-49)); Dublin (1843-47)
Port of survey: London (1840-42/1848-49); Liverpool (1843-47)
Voyage: sailed for Van Diemen Land (1840-42); Sydney (1843-47)

GARONNE - 1886
Code letters: JNCH                Official Number: 89187
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom aft 59 feet, 85 tons
Tonnage: 1,052 tons gross, 1,034 under deck and 684 net
Dimensions: 210.5 feet long, 29.6 foot beam and holdds 15.2 feet deep
Construction: 1884, C.S. Swan & Hunter in Newcastle; repairs to damages in 1886
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 26 & 47 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; 96 horsepower; engine by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners: Cardiff Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Cardiff

GARROW - 1838
Master: Captain Henderson
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and copper in 1838
Tonnage: 475 tons using old measurements and 541 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1838 in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Hackmatac & Red Pine
Owners: Lodge & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Sydney

GARTAVON - 1939, ex. GELVES
Code letters: GJKF                     Official Number: 146525
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom 224 feet, 410 tons; Forward Peak Tank 63 tons; Aft Peak Tank 18 tons
Tonnage: 1,777 tons gross, 1,545 under deck and 934 net
Dimensions: 264.5 feet long, 41.2 foot beam and holds 18.7 feet deep
Construction: 1921, H. & C. Grayson Ltd., Liverpool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21, 34 & 56 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 36 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 252 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                  6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 118 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,550 sq. ft.;
                  engine by McKie & Baxter Ltd., Glasgow
Owners: Gart Line Ltd. (Whimster & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

GARTHSHERRIE - 1867-1868
Master:  Captain Stafford
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1859; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  319 tons
Dimensions:  100 feet long, 26.6 foot beam and holds 15.5 feet deep
Construction:  1858 in Québec
Owners:  Corporation of African Merchants
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Africa

GATESHEAD - 1931,  ex. WILHELMINAPOLDER, ex. GOUWZEE
Official Number:  149486
Rigging:  steel single screw 3 masts Schooner; 1 deck; water ballast.
Tonnage:  712 tons gross, 504 under deck and 332 net.
Dimensions:  181.6 feet long, 28.2 foot beam and holds 12.3 feet deep.
Construction:  1917,  Gefr. Bodewes in Lobith
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 15, 24 8/10 & 39 8/10 inches
                    diameter respectively; stroke 26 8/10 inches; 82 registered horsepower;
                    engine built by Verschure & Co. in Amsterdam.
Owners:  Tyne-Tees Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Newcastle

GAVIAO - 1913-1914 
Official Number: 133344
Master: Captain J. Faria
Rigging: steel single screw Sloop; 1 deck; fitted with electric light
Tonnage: 149 tons gross, 132 under deck and 133 net
Dimensions: 106.4 feet long, 21 foot beam and holds 10.3 feet deep
Construction: 1913, Cox & Co. Engineers Ltd. in Falmouth
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 13 1/2 & 26 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 30 inches; 29 registered horsepower; engine & boilers built in 1897 & refitted in 1913;
                   engine by Ramage & Ferguson Ltd. in Leith
Owners: Blandy Bros. & Co.
Port of registry: Falmouth

GEELONG - 1904-1907/1913
Code letters: VQTH                    Official Number: 118426
Master: Captain J.E. Ilbery (1904-07); Captain R. Bidwell (1913)
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 2 decks & Spar Deck; 7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric
              light, refrigerating machinery & wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 91 feet, under engine
              and boilers 65 feet, forward 184 feet, 1,018 tons
Tonnage: 7,951 tons gross, 6,693 under deck and 5,030 net
Dimensions: 450.2 feet long, 54.5 foot beam and holds 26.9 feet deep; Poop 88 feet;
                    Bridge 168 feet; Forecastle 92 feet
Construction: 1904, Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 23, 40 & 65 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 48 inches; 803 nominal horsepower; 2 double & 2 single ended boilers;
                   18 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 326 sq. ft.; heating surface 14,156 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: Blue Anchor Line Ltd. (W. Lund & Sons, managers) (1904-07); P & O Steam Navigation Co. (1913)
Port of registry: London

GEISER - 1888
Code letters:  NSVM
Master:  Captain Moller, appointed to the Shipping Line and to the vessel in 1886
Rigging:  iron single screw 3 masts steamer
Tonnage:  2,831 tons gross, 1,993 under deck and 1,818 net
Dimensions:  324.4 feet long, 39.3 foot beam and holds 22 feet deep
Construction:  1881, Burmeister & Wain in Copenhagen
Propulsion:  compound engine with 4 inverted cylinders of 36 & 72 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 42 inches; 300 horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Dampskibs Selskabet Thingvalla
Port of registry:  Copenhagen

GELLERT - 1889-1891
Code letters: RFBM
Master: Captain C. Kaemff
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks & Spar Deck
Tonnage: 3,533 tons gross, 3,445 under deck and 2,350 net
Dimensions: 374.3 feet long, 40 foot beam and holds 24.6 feet deep; Deckhouse 50 feet
Construction: 1874, A. Stephen & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 60 & 106 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 54 inches; 600 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Hamburg-Amerika Packetf.-Actien Gesellschaft
Port of registry: Hamburg

GENERAL BOYD 1786-1803, ex. GENERAL JOHN BOYD
 
(Green Book Underwriters)
Master: Captain R. Kitchen (1786-91/1793-1799); Captain R. White (1792);
             Captain H. Swaine (1800); Captain G. Hale (1801-03)
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in 1785 & 1793: sheathed in copper in 1798; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 300 tons (1786-1800); 302 tons (1801-03)
Construction: in Philadelphia; vessel 10 years old (1786); 10 6-pounds guns; thorough repairs in 1798
Owners: J. Dixon & Co. (1786-1800) Sansom & Co. (1801-03)
Draught under load: 17 feet (1786-1800); 15 feet (1801-03)
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Greenland (1786-91/1793-96); Jamaica (1792); Copenhagen (1797-99);
              the Southern Fishing Grounds(1800-03)
 
(Red Book Shipowners 1800-03)
Master: Captain S.G. Ellis
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1798; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 300 tons
Construction: 1776 in America; 10 9-pounds guns; rebuilt in 1798
Owners: Sanson & Co.
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for the Southern Fishing Grounds

GENERAL GREENFIELD - 1809-1810

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain J. Shout
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1805; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 194 tons
Construction: French Prize of capture 1803; 4 12-pounds caronnade
Owners: Captain
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

GENERAL HEWETT - 1855
Master:  Captain Harnett
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1854; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  961 tons
Construction:  1811 in Calcutta, using Teak; new deck, wales and major repairs in 1842;
                        major repairs in 1854
Owners:  J. Michael
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

GENERAL PALMER - 1823

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain G. Truscott
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1822; copper repaired in 1823;
              fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 510 tons
Construction: in Calcutta, using Teak; vessel 7 years old
Owners: Captain & Co.
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Madras

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Truscott
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1821; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 510 tons
Construction: 1816 in India, using Teak
Owners: Captain
Draught under load: 19 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Bombay

GENERAL WASHINGTON - 1783
Master:  a) Captain Murphy; b) Captain Keane
Rigging:  Cutter; single deck
Tonnage:  160 tons
Construction:  1780 in Dublin; clincher built
Owners:  D. Murphy
Draught under load:  12 feet
Port of survey:  Dublin
Voyage:  sailed for Maryland

GENERAL WASHINGTON - 1791

1) Master:  a) Captain J. Bryan; b) Captain J. Miller
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  177 tons
Construction:  1782 in America
Owners:  McNorton; American property
Draught under load:  12 feet
Port of survey:  Greenock
Voyage:  sailed for North Carolina

2) Master:  Captain F. Fort
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage:  260 tons
Construction:  1790 in North Carolina
Owners:  Captain & Co.; American property
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  Derry
Voyage:  sailed for Philadelphia

GENESTA - 1891-1897
Code letters: TCNR                Official Number: 96939
Master: Captain G. Davies
Rigging: wood Barquentine; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1894;
              fastened with copper bolts; salted
Tonnage: 436 tons gross, 393 under deck and 419 net
Dimensions: 149.7 feet long, 30.2 foot beam and holds 14.9 feet deep
Construction: 1891, J.W. Richards in Bideford, PE
Owners: J.W. & W. Richards
Port of registry: Charlottetown, PE

GENGHIS KHAN 1853-1860
Master: Captain D. Bond (1853-54); Captain W. Williams (1855);
             Captain D.Hay (1856-59); Captain Phelan (1860)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1853 & 60; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,274 tons using old measurements and 1,306 using new measurements
Construction: 1852 in New Brunswick
Owners: Bates & Co. (1853-54); Thomson & Co. (1855-59); M.I. Wilson (1860)
Port of registry: Liverpool (1853-54/1860); London (1855-59)
Port of survey: Liverpool (1853-55); London (1856-60)
Voyage: sailed for Australia (1853-55)

GENII - 1824-1825

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Besant
Rigging: Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1823
Tonnage: 167 tons
Construction: in Weymouth; vessel 5 years old
Owners: Captain & Co.
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Rio de Janeiro

(Red Book - Shipowners)
GENIE
Master: Captain J. Besant (1824); Captain Prout (1825)
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1823
Tonnage: 167 tons
Construction: 1818 in Weymouth
Owners: Captain & Co. (1824); Besant (1825)
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Rio de Janeiro (1824); Smyrna (1825)

GENII - 1832-1835

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain A. Carter (1832-33); Captain D. Roberts (1834-35)
Rigging: Schooner; single deck
Tonnage: 110 tons
Construction: in Weymouth; vessel 2 years old
Owners: C. Basant
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of registry: Weymouth
Port of survey: Falmouth (1832-33); Weymouth (1834-35)
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Carter (1832); Captain Mace (1833); Captain D. Roberts (1834-35)
Rigging: Schooner; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 110 tons
Construction: 1830 in Weymouth
Owners: E. Besant
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of registry: Weymouth
Port of survey: London (1832-33); Weymouth (1834-35
Voyage: sailed for Limerick (1832-33)

GENGIS KHAN - 1853
Master:  Captain D. Bond
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1853; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,274 tons using old measurements and 1,306 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1852 in New Brunswick, using Hackmatack, Oak, Birch and Pine
Owners:  Bates & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

GENOVEVA FIERRO - 1925, ex. MACARENA
Code letters: HNJB
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads; fitted with wireless;
              cellular double bottom 148 feet, 240 tons; Aft Peak Tank 28 tons
Tonnage: 1,122 tons gross, 901 under deck and 700 net
Dimensions: 220 feet long, 31.7 foot beam and holds 16.7 feet deep; Quarter Deck 54 feet;
                    Bridge 54 feet; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction: 1894, Grangemouth Dockyard Co. in Grangemouth
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 17, 27 & 45 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 114 nominal horsepower; 1 single ended boilers; 3 plain furnaces;
                   grate surface 60 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,671 sq. ft.; engine by Hutson & Son in Glasgow
Owners: Compañia Naviera Fierros S.A.
Port of registry: Gijon

GEORGE - 1822

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: a) Captain A. Stewart; b) Captain J. McAlpine
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  131 tons
Construction:  in Yarmouth; vessel 19 years old; good repairs in 1815
Owners:  Glass & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey:  a) Cork; b) Greenock
Voyage:  sailed for: a) Glasgow; b) Québec

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain J. Alpin
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  126 tons
Construction:  1803 in Yarmouth; good repairs in 1815
Owners:  Glass & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey:  Greenock
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

GEORGE - 1830

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain T. Foster/Captain Rattenbury
Rigging: Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper
Tonnage: 185 tons
Construction: in Plymouth; vessel 19 years old; good repairs in 1825; partial new keel in 1826;
                      partial new deck and some repairs in 1830
Owners: G. Hooper
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Berbice

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Rattenbury
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper and partly in felt in 1830
Tonnage: 182 tons
Construction: 1810 in Plymouth; new topsides in 1825; partial new keel in 1826;
                      partial new deck and some repairs in 1830
Owners: Gordon
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Van Diemen Land

GEORGE - 1831-1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain G. Anderson
Rigging: Schooner; single deck
Tonnage: 82 tons
Construction: Arbroath; vessel 2 years old (1831)
Owners: Captain & Co.
Draught under load: 10 feet
Port of survey: London (1831-32); Leith (1833)
Voyage: sailed for Pillau (1831-32); Baltic Sea (1833)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Anderson (1831); Captain Taylor (1831-33)
Rigging: Schooner; single deck
Tonnage: 84 tons
Construction: 1829 in Scotland
Owners: McTaggart
Draught under load: 10 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Elsinor

GEORGE CANNING - 1811-1812/1814

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain D. Bousfield (1811-12); Captain W. Tripe (1814)
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1809
Tonnage:  339 tons
Construction:  in France; vessel 5 years old; 4 9-pounds & 2 18-pounds guns;
                      12 12-pounds caronnade
Owners:  M. Bousfield (1811-12/1814)
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Brazil (1811-12); Buenos Ayres (1814)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Bousfield (1811-12); Captain W. Tripe (1814)
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with deep waist; sheathed in copper in 1808;
               fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  339 tons
Construction:  1807 in France; 4 9-pounds & 14 12-pounds guns
Owners:  Bousfield (1811-12); Sharp (1814)
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Buenos Ayres

GEORGE HEATON - 1887
Code letters:  WHPR                      Official Number: 84862
Master:  Captain T.J. Guest, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1885 and to the ship in 1882.
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks, 1 of iron; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
               double bottom, aft 84 feet long, forward 67 feet, 293 tons.
Tonnage:  2,215 tons gross, 1,985 under deck and 1,428 net.
Dimensions:  284.6 feet long, 36.9 foot beam and holds 24.4 feet deep; Poop 27 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 55 feet; Forecastle 29 feet.
Construction: 1882,  Tyne Ship Building Co.Ltd. in Newcastle.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 35 & 68 in. diameter respectively;
                    stroke 45 inches; operating at 90 p.s.i.; 250 horsepower; engine built by
                    R. & W. Hawthorn in Newcastle.
Owners:  George Heaton Steam
Port of registry: North Shields

GEORGE HIBBERT - 1834
Master: Captain G. Livesay
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in patent hair and copper in 1834
Tonnage: 329 tons
Construction: 1804 in London; new top sides in 1823; new wales in 1825; new deck in 1829
Owners: Head & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

GEORGE HOME - 1827

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J.Steel
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1823; copper repaired in 1827
Tonnage: 447 tons
Construction: in Plymouth; vessel 19 years old
Owners: Thompson & Co.
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for India

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Steele
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1827
Tonnage: 425 tons
Construction: 1809 in Plymouth
Owners: Powles
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

GEORGE LORD 1839-1855
Master: Captain Amlot
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in copper in 1839 & 1842; sheathed in yellow metal in 1846, 1849 & 1854
Tonnage: 205 tons using old measurements and 182 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1839 in Yarmouth
Owners: Amlot & Co.(1839); Jackson & Co. (1840-42); Jackson (1843-55)
Port of registry: London
Port of survey:  Yarmouth (1839); London (1840-49/1851-55); Clyde (1850)
Voyage: sailed for Newcastle (1839); London (1840); Malta (1841-45); Valparaiso (1850);
             Algoa Bay (1851); Mediterranean Sea (1852-54)

GEORGE LUCKENBACH - 1955,  ex. SEA STAR-1949
Official Number: 244577
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks & Spar Deck; fitted with direction finder,
              echo sounding device, gyro-compass & radar
Tonnage: 7,868 tons gross, 4,657 tons net and 12,708 tons summer deadweight
Dimensions: 492 feet long, 69.8 foot beam and holds 25.5 feet deep
Construction: 1943, Ingalls Ship Building Corp. in Pascagoula, MS
Propulsion: 2 steam turbines double reduction geared to single screw shaft;
                   engine by Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co. in Pittsburg, PA
Owners: Luckenbach Steam Ship Co. Inc.
Port of registry: New York

GEORGE POLLOCK - 1851/1861 
Master: Captain Withers (1851); Captain F. Frost (1861)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in 1847; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851; sheathed in felt and yellow
              metal in 1861; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 630 tons using old measurements and 553 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1837 in Maulmain, using Teak
Owners: Luscombe (1851); F. Frost (1861)
Port of registry: Calcutta (1851); London (1861)
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New Zealand

GEORGE RAINY - 1868
Master:  Captain J. Vickers
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1865; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  519 tons
Dimensions:  137.3 feet long, 28.9 foot beam and holds 19.1 feet deep
Construction:  1861, Clarke in Liverpool
Owners:  Sandbach
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for the West Indies

GEORGE W. ELDER - 1887 
Code letters: JHPT                     Official Number: 85321
Master: Captain C. Randall
Rigging: iron single screw Brigantine; 2 decks & Hurricane Deck
Tonnage: 1,710 tons gross and 1,225 tons net
Dimensions: 250 feet long, 38.5 foot beam and holds 21 feet deep
Construction: 1874, J. Roach & Son, Chester, PA
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 34 & 56 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 36 inches; 188 nominal horsepower; new engine & boilers in 1889;
                  engine by Union Iron Works in San Francisco
Owners: Oregon Railroad & Navigation Co. 
Port of registry: Portland, OR

GEORGE WASHINGTON - 1913
Code letters:  QJRH
Master:  Captain Ch. Polack.
Rigging:  steel twin screws steamer; 5 decks & 3 promenade decks; fitted with electric light, wireless,
                submarine signalling device & refrigerating machinery; water ballast.
Tonnage:  25,570 tons gross, 20,816 under deck and 15,379 net.
Dimensions:  699.1 feet long, 78.2 foot beam and holds 50.1 feet deep; Bridge Deck 367 feet long;
                      Forecastle 111 feet.
Construction:  1908,  A.G. Vulcan in Stettin
Propulsion:  quadruple conversion engine with 8 cylinders of 38, 57, 80 & 112 in. diameter each pair;
                    stroke 67 inches; 2,052 nominal horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Norddeutscher Lloyd
Port of registry:  Bremen

GEORGE WASHINGTON - 1930
Code letters:  MFQG                      Official Number:  224216
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 4 decks; equipped with electric light, wireless, direction finder and
                submarine signalling device; fitted for oil fuel; water ballast.
Tonnage:  5,184 tons gross and 3,167 net.
Dimensions:  375.5 feet long, 54 foot beam and holds 17.2 feet deep.
Construction:  1924,  Newport News Ship Building & Dry Dock Co. in Newport News.
Propulsion:  2 steam turbines, single reduction geared to a single screw shaft; engine built by
                    the builders
Owners:  Eastern Steam Ships Lines Inc.
Port of registry:  New York

GEORGE & HENRY'S - 1832-1837

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Wetherley (1832-34); Captain Scowler (1835-37)
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 135 tons
Construction: Sunderland; vessel 8 years old; vessel lengthened in 1829; partial fir ceiling
Owners: Robinson
Draught under load: 10 feet
Port of registry: Stockton
Port of survey: Exmouth (1832-33)
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade (1832-33)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Wetherby (1832-34); Captain Scowler (1835-37)
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 135 tons
Construction: 1825, Sunderland
Owners: Robinson
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of registry: Stockton
Port of survey: Plymouth
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade

GEORGIAN - 1879
Code letters: LTDF                          Official Number: 65958
Rigging: iron single screw steamer
Tonnage: 1,124 tons gross, 882 under deck and 712 net
Dimensions: 239.5 feet long, 30 foot beam and holds 16.9 feet deep
Construction: 1872, Laing in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 27 & 52 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 115 horsepower; engine by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners: W.E. McAndrew
Port of registry: Liverpool

GEORGIANA - 1831

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Thompson
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper & partly in copper in 1828
Tonnage:  403 tons
Construction:  1827 in Québec
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Thompson
Rigging:  Barque; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  403 tons
Construction:  in Québec; vessel 6 years old; iron standards
Owners:  Thompson
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

GEORGINA - 1852

1) Master: Captain Williams
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1850
Tonnage: 487 tons using old measurements and 554 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1846 in Liverpool
Owners: J. Worral
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Calcutta

2) Master: Captain W. Turcan
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 181 tons
Construction: 1841 in Brockweir
Owners: G. Turcan
Port of registry: Kincardine
Port of survey: Clyde

GEORGIC - 1949
Code letters:  GRLJ                   Official Number:  162365
Description:  twin screws motor vessel; 4 steel decks; steel weather deck sheathed in wood;
                     5th steel deck in holds, except aftermost hold; 6th steel deck in No. 1, 2 & 3 Holds;
                     12 cemented bulkheads; cruiser stern; fitted with refrigerating machinery, submarine
                     signalling device, gyro-compass, direction finder & radar; cellular double bottom
                     585 feet long, 3,374 tons; Deep Tank forward 56 feet, 2,013 tons; Forward Peak
                     Tank 181 tons; Aft Peak Tank 231 tons.
Tonnage:  27,469 tons gross, 21,057 under deck and 15,433 net.
Dimensions:  682.8 feet long, 82.4 foot beam and holds 48.6 feet deep;
                      Bridge Deck 327 feet long; Forecastle 114 feet.
Construction:  1932,  Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion:  4 stroke-cycle, double acting oil engine with 20 cylinders of 33 1/16 in. diameter each;
                    stroke 63 inches; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Ministry of Transport (Cunard White Star Ltd. managers).
Port of registry:  Liverpool

GERMAN EMPIRE - 1893 
Code letters: LMSW                     Official Number: 67537
Master: Captain J. Edmondson
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 bulkheads; double bottom, aft & forward
Tonnage: 715 tons gross, 615 under deck and 462 net
Dimensions: 209.5 feet long, 27.8 foot beam and holds 15.8 feet deep; Poop 53 tons; Forecaslte 39 tons
Construction: 1872, Denton, Gray & Co. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 29 & 55 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 33 inches; 120 horsepower; new boilers in 1883;
                  engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: West Hartlepool Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry: West Hartlepool

GERRINGONG - 1966
Code letters: VLKW                    Official Number: 317246
Rigging: steel single screw motor ore carrier; 1 deck; 12 bulkheads; 9 holds & 9 hatches;
              machinery aft; fitted with direction finder, echo sounding device, gyro-compass, position
              finding device, radar & radiotelephony on HF & VHF
Tonnage: 14,504 tons gross, 7,133 tons net and 21,260 deadweight
Dimensions: 582ft. 1in. long, 74ft. 6in. beam and holds 32ft. 9in. deep; Poop 120 feet; Forecastle 71 feet
Construction: 1965, Whyalla Ship Building & Engine Works in Whyalla
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting Sulzer engine with 7 cylinders of 760 mm diameter each;
                   stroke 1,500 mm; 10,500 brake horsepower; engine by Commonwealth Government
                   Engine Works in Melbourne
Service speed: 15 knots
Owners: Bulkships Ltd. (Associated Steamships Pty Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Melbourne

GERTRUDE - 1880
Code letters: MFPK                     Official Number: 60305
Rigging: iron single screw Ketch
Tonnage: 220 tons gross, 216 under deck and 137 net
Dimensions: 130 feet long, 20.5 foot beam and holds 11.3 feet deep
Construction: 1873, Pearse in Stockton
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 16 & 33 inches diameter respectively; stroke 20 inches;
                   40 horsepower; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: J. Holman & Co.
Port of registry: Exeter

GERTY - 1903-1905
Code letters: HJNT
Master: Captain Ivancich (1903); Captain R. Descovich (1904-05)
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads; fittted with electric
              light; cellular double bottom, aft 118 feet, under engine & boilers 42 feeet, forward 142 feet,
              805 tons; Aft Peak Tank 48 tons
Tonnage: 4,212 tons gross, 3,195 under deck and 2,715 net
Dimensions: 346 feet long, 45 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep; Poop 77 feet;
                    Bridge & Forecastle 217 feet
Construction: 1903, J. Readhead & Sons in South Shields
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 42 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 322 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   8 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 151 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,926 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: Unione Austriaca di Navigazione S.A.
Port of registry: Trieste

GIBSON CRAIG - 1853
Master:  Captain W. Ellis
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1851
Tonnage:  980 tons
Construction:  1851 in Saint John, N.B., using Oak, Hackmatac, Birch & Pitch Pine
Owners:  Bagehot
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

GILBERT HENDERSON - 1841
Master:  Captain Tweedle
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in copper in 1841
Tonnage:  427 tons using old measurements and 517 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1837 in Sunderland
Owners:  Henderson
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand

GILESTON - 1925-1926, ex. EUSTON
Code letters: QFRN                                          Official number: 105198
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom, aft 112 feet, under engine 22 feet, forward 126 feet, 583 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 44 tons
Tonnage: 2,728 tons gross, 2,576 under deck and 1,747 net
Dimensions: 320 feet long, 44 foot beam and holds 21.9 feet deep; Poop 29 feet;
                    Bridge 68 feet; Forecastle 37 feet
Construction: 1898, Ropner & Son in Stockton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 1/2, 37 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 42 inches; 245 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers, 6 ribbed furnaces;
                  grate surface 100 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,760 sq. ft.; new double ended boilers in 1914;
                  engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Anne Thomas & Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Evan Thomas, Radcliffe & Co., managers)
Port of registry: London

GIPSEY - 1847
Master:  Captain C. Butler
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in felt and copper in 1844
Tonnage:  185 tons
Construction:  1827 in Hull; major repairs in 1842.
Owners:  McDonell.
Port of registry:  Belfast

GISELLA - 1916-1918, ex. GISELLA GROEDEL
Code letters: VQBK                    Official Number: 118402
Master: Captain J.T. Muir
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light;
              cellular double bottom, aft 100 feet, under engine & boilers 38 feet, forward 134 feet,
              719 tons; Forward Peak Tank 88 tons; Aft Peak Tank 42 tons
Tonnage: 2,502 tons gross, 2,341 under deck and 1,603 net
Dimensions: 313.5 feet long, 44.3 foot beam and holds 20.5 feet dee; Poop 30 feet;
                    Bridge 66 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1904, W. Gray & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 1/2, 36 1/2 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 39 inches; 255 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 59 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,863 sq. ft.; engine by Central Marine Engine
                   Works in West Hartlepool
Owners: Steam Ship Mary Co. Ltd. (Alexander & Mair, managers)
Port of registry: London

GISLA - 1925
Code letters:  LDJS
Rigging:  steel twin screws 3 masts steamer; 2 decks; fitted with electric light and wireless
Tonnage:  3,549 tons gross, 3,174 under deck and 2,098 net
Dimensions:  360.5 feet long, 51 foot beam and holds 21.5 feet deep; Poop 96 tons;
                     House on deck 252 tons; Forecastle 27 tons
Construction:  1924, Odense Staalskibs in Odense
Propulsion:  4 stroke cycle single acting oil engine with 12 cylinders of 19 11/16 inches
                    diameter each; stroke 35 7/16 inches; 450 nominal horsepower; engine built by
                    Akt. Burmeister & Wain in Copenhagen
Owners:  Dampskibs Akt. "Avenier" (Bjorn Bjornstad, manager)
Port of registry:  Oslo

GLAMIS - 1887
Code letters:  QJND                      Official Number:  75190
Rigging:  iron Barque; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead.
Tonnage:  1,206 tons gross, 1,150 under deck and 1,076 net.
Dimensions:  225.3 feet long, 34.8 foot beam and holds 21.9 feet deep;
                      Poop 39 feet long; Forecastle 36 feet.
Construction:  1876,  A. Stephen & Sons in Dundee.
Owners:  D. Bruce & Co.
Port of registry:  Dundee
Port of survey:  London

GLASGOW - 1853-1857
Master: Captain R. Craig
Rigging: iron single screw steamer
Tonnage: 1,153 tons
Construction: 1851 in Glasgow; repairs to damages in 1852 & 1854
Propulsion: steam engine producing 380 horsepower
Owners: Glasgow & New York Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for New York

GLAUCUS - 1905
Code letters:  PJRD                       Official Number:  106794
Master:  Captain A.D. Baker, appointed to the shipping line in 1896 and to the ship in 1903
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks; water ballast.
Tonnage:  5,573 tons gross, 4,761 under deck and 3,591 net.
Dimensions:  423.2 feet long, 49.2 foot beam and holds 28.3 feet deep; Poop 38 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 114 feet; Forecastle 45 feet.
Construction:  1896,  Scott & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 29, 50 & 82 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 60 inches; 521 nominal horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Oceanic Steam Navigation Co. Ltd (A. Holt & Co. managers)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

GLENAFTON 1905-1906
Code letters: JSFN                        Official Number: 89089
Master: Captain W. Ramsey
Rigging: steel Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,166 tons gross, 1,129 under deck and 1,109 net
Dimensions: 231.3 feet long, 35.7 foot beam and holds 20.3 feet deep;
                    Quarter Deck 35 feet; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction: 1884, W. Hamilton & Co. in Port Glasgow
Owners: Dundee Shipowning Co. Ltd. (W.O. Taylor & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Dundee

GLENARIFF - 1887
Code letters:  NKFP                    Official Number:  63154
Master:  Captain Jones, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1874 and to the vessel in 1884
Rigging:  iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  488 tons gross, 487 under deck and 468 net
Dimensions:  161.2 feet long, 28.2 foot beam and holds 27 feet deep
Construction:  1869, A. McMillan & Son in Dumbarton
Owners:  M. Tutton
Port of registry:  Swansea

GLENBERVIE - 1882
Official Number:  79151
Master:  Captain  Cann
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks, 1 of iron; 3 tiers of beams; 4 bulkheads;
               cemented in 1878; double bottom, aft 68 feet long, forward 16 feet and under engine
               and boilers 36 feet.
Tonnage:  1,572 tons gross, 1,459 under deck and 1,015 net.
Dimensions:  250 feet long, 33.6 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep; Poop 21 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 16 feet; Forecastle 28 feet.
Construction:  1878,  Palmers' Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 30 & 55 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; operating at 75 p.s.i.; 140 horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Lindsay, Gracie & Co.
Port of registry:  Leith
Port of survey:  Liverpool

GLENCAIRN - 1858
Master:  Captain Giles
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in zinc in 1855; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  342 tons
Construction:  1852 on Prince Edward Island, using Birch, Spruce & Pine;
                       some repairs in 1855 & 1857
Owners:  Harvey & Co.
Port of registry:  Hayle
Port of survey:  St. Ives
Voyage:  sailed for the West Indies

GLENCONA - 1896-1903
Code letters: LPCF              Official Number: 96407
Master: Captain L. Lynn
Rigging: steel, 4 masts, Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 2,631 tons gross, 2,464 under deck and 2,489 net
Dimensions: 313.4 feet long, 42.1 foot beam and holds 24.6 feet deep
Construction: 1890, Russell & Co. in Port Glasgow
Owners: Dundee Shipowning Co. Ltd. (W.O. Laylor & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Dundee

GLENDARAGH - 1854
Master:  Captain Pearson
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851
Tonnage:  515 tons using old measurements and 647 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1843 in Greenock
Owners:  C. Moore
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Calcutta

GLENELG - 1849
Master:  Captain Banatyne
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1844; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  867 tons
Construction:  1817 in Cochin, using Teak; new wales & top sides in 1835; some repairs in 1844
Owners:  McKechnie
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Port Philip

GLENHOLM - 1899-1901
Code letters: PJTH                                          Official Number: 102571
Master: Captain D. Morgan
Rigging: steel Ship; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams
Tonnage: 1,968 tons gross, 1,839 under deck and 1,804 net
Dimensions: 265.2 feet long, 40 foot beam and holds 23.5 feet deep;
                    Poop 37 feet; Forecastle 27 feet
Construction: 1896, A. Rodger & Co. in Port Glasgow
Owners: Glenholm Ship Co. Ltd. (E.F. & W. Roberts, managers)
Port of registry: Port Glasgow

GLENLYON - 1851
Master:  Captain C. Fletch
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1850
Tonnage:  348 tons
Construction:  1845 in Sunderland
Owners:  T. Cropton
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Londonderry
Voyage: sailed for North America

GLENMORVEN - 1883
Code letters:  HFSV               Official Number:  87242
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 2 iron decks; 3 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads; cellular
               double bottom 270 feet, 470 tons; Aft Peak Tank 7 tons
Tonnage:  2,777 tons gross, 2,596 under deck and 1,826 net
Dimensions:  320.5 feet long, 40.3 foot beam and holds 25 feet deep; Poop 41 feet;
                     Bridge Deck 84 feet; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction:  1882, Palmers' Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 38 & 72 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 90 p.s.i.; 300 horsepower; engine built by
                    the builders
Owners:  Glenmorven Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Lindsay, Gracie & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  Leith

GLENRATH - 1879
Code letters: STWH                  Official Number: 79160
Master: Captain H.C. Holman
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads; double bottom aft 72 feet,
              under engine & boiler 30 feet, 204 tons
Tonnage: 1,705 tons gross, 1,593 under deck and 1,109 net
Dimensions: 255 feet long, 34.6 foot beam and holds 23.6 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 40 feet; Forecastle 31 feet; Bridge Deck 11 feet
Construction: 1879, Palmer in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 30 & 60 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 160 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Lindsay, Gracie & Co.
Port of registry: Leith

GLENRAZAN - 1914
Code letters:  JCVW
Master:  Captain R.J. Milestone, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1898 and to the vessel in 1913
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck & Shelter Deck, partly steel, partly iron;
               web frames; 7 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom, aft 115 feet, under engine
               24 feet, forward 167 feet, 1,038 tons; Aft Peak Tank 140 tons
Tonnage:  4,044 tons gross, 3,719 under deck and 2,561 net
Dimensions:  370.4 feet long, 51.9 foot beam and holds 24.3 feet deep;
                     Poop 22 feet; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction:  1913, Antwerp Engineering Co. Ltd. in Hoboken
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 41 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 374 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                    9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 177 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,116 sq. ft.; engine built
                    by G. Clark Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners:  Liverpool Shipping Co. Ltd. (H. Fernie & Sons, managers)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

GLENROY - 1863
Master:  Captain J. Laing
Rigging:  iron Ship; 3 bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,138 tons
Construction:  1854 in Dumbarton; partial new deck & some repairs in 1863
Owners:  D. McAlpine
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for India

GLENROY - 1874
Code letters:  WRCV                    Official Number:  63860
Master:  Captain J. Hogg
Rigging:  iron single screw 3 masts Schooner; 3 decks; 6 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  2,122 tons gross, 2,085 under deck and 1,370 net
Dimensions:  331.2 feet long, 34.7 foot beam and holds 24.4 feet deep
Construction: 1871, London & Glasgow Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  double acting compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 40 & 70 inches diameter
                    respectively; stroke 42 inches; surface condensers; 250 horsepower
Owners:  A.C. Gow & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

GLENSANNOX - 1878
Official Number:  76539
Master:  a) Captain S. Mardon; b) Captain Diamond
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  922 tons gross, 853 under deck and 587 net
Dimensions:  220 feet long, 28 foot beam and hols 18.5 feet deep; Forecastle 31 feet long
Construction:  1877, Barrow Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Barrow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 27 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 30 inches; operating at 65 p.s.i.; 100 horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners: S. Johnston & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

GLENTANNAR - 1832

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Walker
Rigging:  Brig; sheathing doubled in 1826; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  160 tons
Construction:  1811 in Aberdeen; some repairs in 1826.
Owners:  Livingston
Draught under load:  13 feet
Port of survey:  Dublin
Voyage:  sailed for London

(Green Book - Underwriters)
GLENTANNER
Master:  Captain W. Walker
Rigging:  Brig; sheathing doubled in 1826; single deck.
Tonnage:  161 tons
Construction:  Aberdeen; vessel 21 years old; some repairs in 1826.
Owners:  Booth & Co.
Draught under load:  13 feet
Port of survey:  Belfast

GLENUDAL - 1885-1886
Code lettes: VWSP                    Official Number: 48942
Master: Captain Bevan
Rigging: barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1882; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 498 tons gross, 474 under deck and 498 net
Dimensions: 141 feet long, 29.6 foot beam and holds 18.4 feet deep
Construction: 1864, J. Robinson in Sunderland
Owners: D.J. Jones
Port of registry: Swansea
 
GLIDING STAR 1876
Official Number: 69569
Master: Captain E. Pulham
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1876; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 283 tons gross, 257 under deck and 283 net
Dimensions: 117.8 feet long, 25 foot beam and holds 14.8 feet deep; Poop 36 feet
Construction: 1876, Redway in Exmouth
Owners: T. Redway
Port of registry: Exeter

GLOBE - 1857                    (transcribed from the 1857 New York Marine Register)
Master: Captain George Baker
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 797 tons
Construction: 1851 in Portsmouth
Owners: J.P. Putts
Port of registry: New Orleans

GLORIANA - 1846/1854-56/1858
Master:  Captain J. Webb (1846); Captain J. Domett (1846); Captain Toynbee (1854-1858)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1853
Tonnage:  883 tons using old measurements and 1,057 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1843 in Newcastle; some repairs in 1853
Owners:  Smith & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for India (1846/1858)

GLOUCESTER - 1883-1884,  ex.  CITY OF SANTIAGO
Code letters:  PHTN                    Official Number:  73608
Master:  Captain Brown
Rigging:  iron single screw, 3 masts, Schooner; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
               double bottom, aft 68 feet, forward 54 feet, under engine & boilers 60 feet
Tonnage:  2,004 tons gross, 1,787 under deck and 1,304 net
Dimensions:  279.7 feet long, 38.1 foot beam and holds 24 feet deep;
                     Poop 71 feet; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction:  1875, R. Steele & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 40 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; operating at 65 p.s.i.; 200 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Great Western Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Bristol

GLOUCESTERSHIRE - 1864/1869
Master: Captain Tomlinson (1864); Captain F. Lyle (1869)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1863 & 1869; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,242 tons
Dimensions: 204.4 feet long, 38.1 foot beam and holds 22.9 feet deep
Construction: 1863, Oliver in New Brunswick; repairs in damages in 1863
Owners: J. Buckle
Port of registry: Bristol
Port of survey: London (1864); Bristol (1869)
Voyage: sailed for India

GOETHE - 1848-1852
Master: Captain J. Dailtz
Rigging: Barque; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 410 tons
Construction: 1847 in Elbing
Owners: Hausman
Port of registry: Dantzic
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for Dantzic

GOLDEN ERA - 1855
Master: Captain Brown
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1855
Tonnage: 1,637 tons using old measurements and 1,557 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1853 in Saint John, N.B.
Owners: Pilkington
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia

GOLDEN LIGHT - 1868
Master: Captain Ferguson
Rigging: Brigantine; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1867; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 290 tons
Dimensions: 110.6 feet long, 27.6 foot beam and holds 12.7 feet deep
Construction: 1865, Jenkins in New Brunswick
Owners: Oulton & Co.
Port of registry: Saint John, NB
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for the West Indies

GOLFE ST-LAURENT - 1920
Official Number: 141009
Rigging: wood single screw motor Schooner; 1 deck
Tonnage: 112 tons gross, 105 under deck and 81 net
Dimensions: 84.2 feet long, 25.4 foot beam and holds 8 feet deep
Construction: 1919, L. Verreault in Petits Méchins, Québec
Propulsion: gasoline engine with 3 cylinders of 10 1/2 inches diameter each; stroke 12 1/2 inches;
                   21 nominal horsepower; engine by Canadian Fairbanks Morse Co. Ltd. in Toronto
Owners: L. Verreault
Port of registry: Québec

GOLIAH - 1827

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain R. Walker
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1825
Tonnage:  268 tons
Construction:  America, using Live Oak, White Oak & Pine; vessel 3 years old
Owners:  Fiske & Co.; American property
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New York

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Walker
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1825
Tonnage:  280 tons
Construction:  1825 in America
Owners:  Captain; American property
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for America

GONDOLA - 1887
Code letters:  WPNT                  Official Number:  86491
Master:  Captain Tregarthen, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1882 and to the ship in 1884.
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner: 1 partly iron deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented
                bulkheds; double bottom, aft 72 feet long, forward 100 feet, 276 tons;
               Aft Peak Tank 10 tons.
Tonnage:  1,449 tons gross, 1,193 under deck and 939 net.
Dimensions:  255.1 feet long, 35 foot beam and holds 17.1 feet deep: Forecastle 27 feet long;
                      Raised Quarter Deck 98 feet; Bridge Deck 51 feet.
Construction:  1882,  W. Pickersgill & Sons in Sunderland.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 32 & 60 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 39 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 99 horsepower; engine built by
                    G. Clark in Sunderland.
Owners:  Gondola Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (J.P. Ninnes & Sons)
Port of registry:  Cardiff

GOOD STATESMAN 1811-1812
 
(Green Book Underwriters)
Master: Captain R. Dare
Rigging: Brig; single deck
Tonnage: 82 tons
Construction: in Torquay; vessel 6 years old
Owners: Violet & Co.
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of survey: Teignmouth
Voyage: sailed for Malta
 
(Red Book Shipowners)
Master: Captain T. Nichols
Rigging: Brig; single deck
Tonnage: 82 tons
Construction: 1806 in Torquay
Owners: G. Ord
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of survey: Plymouth
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade

GOODWOOD - 1939 
Code letters: GBBS                     Official Number: 165553
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder;
              machinery aft; cellular double bottom 260 feet, 843 tons; Midship Tank 8 feet, 257 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 214 tons; Aft Peak Tank 106 tons
Tonnage: 2,796 tons gross, 2,114 under deck and 1,627 net
Dimensions: 306.3 feet long, 44.5 foot beam and holds 19.3 feet deep; Quarter Deck 177 feet;
                    Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1937, S.P. Austin & Son Ltd., Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 18 1/2, 29 & 52 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 39 inches; operating at 220 p.s.i.; 244 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers
                  with superheaters; 6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 61 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,400 sq. ft.;
                  engine by North Marine Engine Co. Ltd., Newcastle
Owners: W. France, Fenwick & Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

GOONLAZE - 1874-1893
Code letters: WSMN                    Official Number: 68863
Master: Captain E. Beale (1874-82); Captain T. Coon (1883-89); Captain J. Banfield (1890-93)
Rigging: wood Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1885; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 85 tons gross, 79 under deck and 79 net
Dimensions: 76.2 feet long, 21.3 foot beam and holds 10.2 feet deep
Construction: 1874, Hitchins in St. Agnes
Owners: M. Hitchins & Co.
Port of registry: Hayle

GOSFORD - 1865
Master:  Captain A. Shaw
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1864; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  810 tons
Dimensions:  167.6 feet long, 33.8 foot beam and holds 20.3 feet deep
Construction:  1856, Smith in Shields
Owners:  Smith & Co.
Port of registry:  Newcastle
Port of survey:  London

GOSPORT - 1818

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Bunker
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed
Tonnage:  196 tons
Construction:  Virginia; vessel 13 years old
Owners:  T. Abraham; American property
Draught under load:  13 feet
Port of survey:  Dublin
Voyage:  sailed for Philadelphia

GOTHENBURG - 1865-69, ex. CELT - 1858-64
Master:  Captain Brown
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque; 4 bulkheads
Tonnage:  551 tons using old measurements and 426 tons using new measurements
Dimensions:  176 feet long, 26 foot beam and holds 16.6
Construction:  1855, Lungley in London
Propulsion:  steam engine; 80 horsepower
Owners:  Union Screw Co. (1858-64); Balguerre (1865-69)
Port of registry:  Southampton (1858-64); Rotterdam (1865-69)
Port of survey:  Southampton (1858-64)
Voyage:  sailed for Cape Good Hope (1858-64)

GOTHLAND - 1933
Code letters:  MJMS                Official Number:  161829
Rigging:  single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; cruiser stern; water ballast
Tonnage:  1,286 tons gross, 968 under deck and 503 net
Dimensions:  251.5 feet long, 38.2 foot beam and holds 15.9 feet deep
Construction:  1932, H. Robb Ltd. in Leith
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21, 34 & 56 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 39 inches; 196 nominal horsepower; engine built by Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd.
                    in Glasgow
Owners:  Leith, Hull & Hamburg Steam Packet Co. Ltd. (J.Currie & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  Leith

GOVERNOR - 1837-1839
Master: Captain C. Corney
Rigging: Schooner
Tonnage: 124 tons
Construction: 1831 in Cork
Owners: Captain & Co.
Port of registry: Cork
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Cork

GOVERNOR HALKET - 1832

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Fotheringham
Rigging: Barque; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1832
Tonnage: 330 tons
Construction: Spanish prize of capture; almost rebuilt in 1832
Owners: R. Brooms
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for London

GOVERNOR HALKETT - 1832

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Fotheringham
Rigging: Barque; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1832
Tonnage: 330 tons
Construction: Prize of capture; almost rebuilt in 1832
Owners: R. Brookes
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

GOVERNOR RAFFLES - 1814

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Neash
Rigging:Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1814
Tonnage: 330 tons
Construction: in America; 6 12-pounds caronnade
Owners: Boehm & Co.
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Bengal

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain J. Naish
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1814
Tonnage: 350 tons
Construction: in America; 6 12-pounds caronnade
Owners:  Bohen & Co.
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for  India

GOVERNOR READY - 1829

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Young
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1827
Tonnage:  512 tons
Construction:  Prince Edward Island, using Black Birch, Oak & Hackmatac; vessel 4 years old
Owners:  Welford & Co.
Draught under load:  19 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain L. Young
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in patent felt & copper in 1827
Tonnage:  513 tons
Construction:  1825 on Prince Edward Island, using Black Birch, Fir & Spruce
Owners:  Cambridge
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

GRACE - 1776

1) Master:  Captain W. Afhenhurft
Rigging:  Brig
Tonnage:  120 tons.
Construction:  1766 in Cork
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Cork

2) Master:  Captain John Bundy
Rigging:  Ship
Tonnage:  230 tons.
Construction:  1772 in New York
Owners:  T. Penington
Draught under load:  14 feet
Port of survey:  Bristol
Voyage:  sailed for the West Indies.

3) Master:  Captain A. Curry
Rigging:  Ship
Tonnage:  130 tons.
Construction:  1762 in Liverpool
Owners:  John Sholbred
Draught under load:  14 feet
Port of survey:  Africa
Voyage:  sailed for London

GRAFTON - 1881/188484
Code letters: WFDS                    Official Number: 85084
Master: Captain J. Wake (1881); Captain Seaborne (1884)
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 3 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom 195 feet, 269 tons; Forward Peak Tank 47 tons
Tonnage: 1,802 tons gross, 1,786 under deck and 1,158 net
Dimensions: 260 feet long, 36.6 foot beam and holds 23.3 feet deep
Construction: 1881, R. Thompson & Sons in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 34 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 180 horsepower; engine by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners: Grafton Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (E.W. Morgan & Co., managers)
Port of registry: London

GRANTON - 1887
Code letters:  NVMC
Rigging:  iron single screw, 3 masts, Schooner; 2 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads.
Tonnage:  931 tons gross, 816 under deck and 601 net.
Dimensions:  235.4 feet long, 30.1 foot beam and holds 16.8 feet deep; Poop 160 feet long;
                      Forecastle 38 feet.
Construction:  1866,  Gourlay Bros. in Dundee
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 27 & 52 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 33 inches; operating at 75 p.s.i.; 120 horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  General Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London

GRASMERE - 1854
Master: Captain Yeo
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 399 tons using old measurements and 454 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1847 in Chepstow
Owners: Lamport
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Singapore

GREAT AUSTRALIA - 1862/1864
Master:  Captain Baker
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861 & 1863; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,661 tons
Dimensions: 199.8 feet long, 40.4 foot beam and holds 28.9 feet deep
Construction:  1860 , Gass in New Brunswick
Owners:  W. Wright
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia (1862)

GREAT BRITAIN - 1847
Master:  R. Wilson
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt & yellow metal in 1847
Tonnage:  323 tons
Construction:  1830 in Southampton; new deck in 1839; repairs to damages in 1843; some repairs in 1847
Owners:  J. Muckle
Port of registry:  Québec
Port of survey:  Belfast
Voyage:  sailed for New York

GREAT BRITAIN - 1853/1863
Master:  Captain Penel (1853); Captain Bannister (1863)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1853 & 1861
Tonnage:  467 tons using old measurements and 492 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1843 in Poole; vessel lengthened in 1845
Owners:  Alexander
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney (1853); New Zealand (1863)

GREAT WESTERN - 1863 
Master: Captain T. Robson
Rigging: iron Barque; 5 bulkheads; carrying oil in bulk
Tonnage: 416 tons
Dimensions: 139.7 feet long, 28.2 foot beam and tanks 16.1 feet deep
Construction: 1863, Rogerson in Newcastle
Owners: Petroleum Trading Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Newcastle
Voyage: sailed for Japan

GRECIAN BEND - 1879
Code letters:  MHDF                Official Number:  69300
Rigging:  Barquentine
Tonnage:  225 tons gross, 188 under deck and 216 net
Dimensions:  107.6 feet long, 23.8 foot beam and holds 11.8 feet deep; Break 30 tons
Construction:  1873, Harland in Liverpool
Owners:  R.J. Swyny
Port of registry:  Liverpool

GRECIAN QUEEN - 1845-56 
Master: Captain R. Sterry (1845-49); Captain H. Gibbs (1850-56)
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1843, 1846 & 1852
Tonnage: 231 tons using old measurements and 203 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1840, Cowes; some repairs in 1852
Owners: Gibbs & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London (1845-47/1850/1853-56); Liverpool (1848-49/1851-52)
Voyage: sailed for Lima (1845); Constantinople (1846-47); Vera Cruz (1848-49);
              the Mediterannean Sea (1851-52)

GREENFIELD - 1825

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain R. Wylie
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 114 tons
Construction: in Irvine; vessel 10 years old
Owners: Captain & Co.
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of survey: Belfast
Voyage: sailed for Québec

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain R. Wyllie
Rigging: Brig; single deck
Tonnage: 114 tons
Construction: 1815 in Irvine
Owners: Walker
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for Québec

GREENOCK - 1830

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Hunter
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1827
Tonnage: 442 tons
Construction: in Greenock; vessel 12 years old
Owners: Anderson
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: Leith
Voyage: sailed for Van Diemen Land

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Hunter
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1827
Tonnage: 442 tons
Construction: 1818 in Greenock
Owners: Amstillen
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Leith
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

GREENOCK - 1846
Master: a) Captain S. Steeds; b) Captain C. Mackay
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1843
Tonnage: 159 tons using old measurements and 165 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1837 in Greenock; some repairs in 1843 & 1846
Owners: a) McBrayne; b) R. Aikman
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for St. Kitts

GREENOCK - 1854-1856
Master:  Captain Richardson
Rigging:  iron Ship
Tonnage:  761 tons
Construction:  1854 in Glasgow; repairs to damages in 1855
Owners:  Richardson
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for Mauritius

GREENWICH - 1944
Code letters: GCSM                Official Number: 169615
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 2 decks; 7 partly cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with direction finder & echo sounding device; cellular double bottom, 356 feet,
              1,161 tons; Midship Tank 29 feet, 1,205 tons; Forward Peak Tank 134 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 170 tons
Tonnage: 7,292 tons gross, 6,787 under deck and 4,968 net
Dimensions: 428.8 feet long, 56.5 foot beam and holds 35.5 feet deep
Construction: 1943, William Doxford & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 3 cylinders of 23 5/8 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 91 5/16 inches; 516 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Britain Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Watts, Watts & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

GRENADA - 1819

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  a) Captain Scott; b) Captain A. Donald
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1816
Tonnage:  413 tons
Construction:  Hull; vessel 9 years old.
Owners:  Blackett &  Sons.
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Bombay

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain J. Scott
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1816
Tonnage:  413 tons
Construction:  1810, in Hull
Owners:  Blackett & Sons
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Bombay

GREYPOINT 1915-1916, ex. NYMEGEN, ex. JOHANNA OELSSNER
Code letters: HSRB                            Official Number: 127468
Master: Captain C. Holmes
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams;
Tonnage: 894 tons gross, 646 under deck and 582 net
Dimensions: 195 feet long, 29.2 foot beam and holds 15 feet deep; Quarter Deck 62 feet;
                     Bridge 88 feet; Forecastle 20 feet
Construction: 1889, W. Harkess & Son in Middlesbrough
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 15, 25 & 40 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 27 ½ inches; 90 registered horsepower; engine by Fisher & Co. in Paisley
Owners: W.A Massey & Sons Ltd.
Port of registry: Hull

GRIFFIN - 1834/1840-1841
Master:  Captain G. Boogey; Captain W. Hopkins (1840); Captain J. Hodge (1841)
Rigging:  Brig; single deck; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  107 tons using old measurements and 90 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1821 in Stockton
Owners:  Berry & Co. (1834); Stephens (1840-41)
Port of registry:  Stockton (1834); Plymouth (1840-41)
Port of survey:  London (1834); Plymouth (1840-41)
Voyage:  sailed for Boston (1834); on Coastal Trade (1840-41)

GRIMSBY - 1860
Master: Captain R. Chew
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; rigged for sail; 3 bulkheads
Tonnage: 651 tons using old measurements and 443 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1857 in Hartlepool
Propulsion: auxiliary steam engine producing 100 horsepower
Owners: Anglo-French Steam Ship Co.
Port of registry: Grimsby
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea

GRINDLAY - 1841
Master:  Captain Grindlay
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1841
Tonnage:  329 tons
Construction:  1841 in Sunderland
Owners:  Grindlay
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  a) Sunderland; b) Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for: a) Liverpool; b) Rio de Janeiro

GRIPSHOLM I - 1926
Code letters:  KFVN                  Official Number:  7236
Rigging:  steel twin screws steamer; 3 steel decks, weather deck partly sheathed in wood; 4th steel
               deck in No. 1,2,3 & 4 holds; 10 parlty cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light, refrigerating
               machinery, wireless & Direction Finder; cellular double bottom 481 feet long, 2,192 tons;
               Midship Deep Tank 40 feet, 157 tons; Forward Peak Tank 147 tons; Aft Peak Tank 168 tons.
Tonnage:  17,716 tons gross, 12,141 under deck and 10,224 net.
Dimensions:  553 feet long, 74.4 foot beam and holds 37.7 feet deep; Bridge & Forecastle 486 feet long.
Construction:  1925,  Armstrong Whitworth & Co. Ltd. in Newcastle.
Propulsion:  two oil engines, 4-stroke cycle, double acting, with 12 cylinders of 33 1/16 inches diameter each;
                    stroke 59 1/16 inches; 2 double ended boilers; 2,537 nominal horsepower; engine built
                    by Akt. Burmeister & Wain in Copenhagen
Owners:  Sveridge Nord Amerika
Port of registry:  Gothenburg

GRIPSHOLM II - 1957
Code letters:  SLQT                   Official Number:  9753
Rigging:  twin screws motorship;  5 decks, 6th deck forward of engine room; fitted with refrigerating machinery;
               equipped direction finder, echo sounding device, gyro-compass; position finding device & radar;
               partly electric welded; strengthened for navigation in ice
Tonnage:  23,191 tons gross, 11,571 under deck and 4,900 net
Dimensions:  631 ft. 3 in. long, 81 ft. 10 in. beam and holds 27 ft. 3 3/4 in. deep
Construction:  1957,  Ansaldo S.p.A. in Genoa
Propulsion:  2 oil engines, 2-stroke cycle, each with 9 cylinders of 760 X 1500 mm.; engine built by
                   A/B Gotarverken in Gothenburg; 2 double ended boilers
Owners:  Svenska Amerika Linien (Erik Wijk, manage)
Port of registry:  Gothenburg

GRISEDALE - 1879-1880
Code letters: NVHT                      Official Number: 70944
Master: Captain J. Ritch (1879); Captain J. Dodd (1880)
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,288 tons gross, 1,147 under deck and 1,222 net
Dimensions: 226.7 feet long, 36.1 foot beam and holds 21.6 feet deep; Poop 52 feet; Forecastle 24
Construction: 1875, Potter in Liverpool
Owners: J.D. Newton & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool

GROTIUS - 1843
Master:  Captain L. Wiihr
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1836
Tonnage:  299 tons.
Construction:  1829 in Rochester using White Oak, Live Oak, Locust and Pitch Pine.
Owners:  Page & Co.
Port of registry:  Salem
Port of survey:  London

GUERNSEY - 1912
Code letters: NBLS                Official Number: 68831
Rigging: iron single screw steamer
Tonnage: 534 tons gross, 434 under deck and 117 net
Dimensions: 195.5 feet long, 26 foot beam and holds 13.4 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 66 tons; Forecastle 25 tons
Construction: 1874, J. & W. Dudgeon in London
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21, 34 & 57 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 34 inches; 189 nominal horsepower; new engine in 1889; new boilers in 1901;
                   engine by Day, Summers & Co. in Southampton
Owners: London & South Western Railway Co.
Port of registry: Southampton

GUIDING STAR - 1862
Master:  Captain J. Earnfred
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862
Tonnage:  346 tons
Dimensions:  117.7 feet long, 27 foot beam and holds 18.2 feet deep.
Construction:  1853 in Sunderland; wales sheathed in 1856; repairs to damages in 1861; some repairs in 1862.
Owners:  Hansell & Co.
Port of registry:  Hull
Port of survey:  Hull
Voyage:  sailed for the West Indies

GUILDFORD - 1825

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain N. Johnson
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1822
Tonnage:  521 tons
Construction:  River; vessel 15 years old; major repairs in 1819
Owners:  Mangles
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Johnston
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1822; copper repaired in 1825
Tonnage:  528 tons
Construction:  1810 in River; major repairs in 1819; new wales, top sides, deck & major repairs in 1825
Owners:  Mangles
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for a) New South Wales; b) India

GUINÉ, ex. SAN MIGUEL - 1942
Code letters: CSBP
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; lower deck in No. 1 & 2 holds;
              5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with echo sounding device
Tonnage: 2,648 tons gross, 2,169 under deck and 1,657 net
Dimensions: 300 feet long, 42 foot beam and holds 16.4 feet deep; Bridge 102 feet; Forecastle 49 feet
Construction: 1905, Sir Raylton Dixon & Co. Ltd. in Middlesborough
Propulsion: triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 18 ½, 30 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 36 inches; 386 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                  grate surface 120 sq. ft. heating surface 5,424 sq. ft.; engine by North East Marine Engine
                  Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: Companhia Colonial de Navegacáo
Port of registry: Lisbon

GULF OF MARTABAN - 1891
Code letters: LBKT                      Official Number: 93221
Master: Captain R.J. Hay
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light
Tonnage: 2,447 tons gross, 2,274 under deck and 1,537 net
Dimensions: 320 feet long, 40.3 foot beam and holds 22.6 feet deep;
                    Poop 82 feet; Bridge 89 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1889, R. & W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 & 69 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 300 horsepower; Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Greenock Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Greenock

GULFPORT - 1947,  ex. EMPIRE GATEHOUSE-1947, ex. TIEFLAND-1945
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:  Gulf Ports Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Montréal
Port of survey:  Lübeck

GUSTAFF WASA - 1844
Master:  Captain Almgreen
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in 1842; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  326 tons
Construction:  1839 in Gefle
Owners:  Norman
Port of registry:  Gefle

GUTENBERG - 1870,  ex. EDINBURGH
Master:  Captain G. Jons
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 bulkheads
Tonnage:  698 tons
Dimensions:  172.6 feet long, 29.3 foot beam and holds 18.8 feet deep
Construction: 1862,  Richardson in Newcastle
Owners:  R. Sloman
Port of registry:  Hamburg

GWALIA - 1853-1854 & 1886-1888
Code letters: KSWR                  Official Number: 11518
Master: Captain J. Jones (1853-54); Captain T. Foster (1886-88)
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1874
Tonnage: 118 tons (1853); 125 tons gross, 110 under deck and 125 net (1886)
Dimensions: 80.2 feet long, 22.4 foot beam and holds 11.5 feet deep
Construction: 1853, E. Jones in Aberayron; new deck in 1873
Owners: Jones & Co. (1853-54); J. Callaghan, Jr. (1886)
Port of registry: Aberayron (1853); Drogheda (1886)
Port of survey: Cardiff (1853); Milford (1886)
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade (1853-54)

GWALLA - 1889 ex. WILTSHIRE
Code letters: HQJF                    Official Number: 60906
Master: Captain J.W. Balfour
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,530 tons gross, 1,369 under deck and 1,461 net
Dimensions: 239.4 feet long, 37.7 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep; Poop 56 feet; Forecastle 40 feet
Construction: 1869, Barclay, Curle & Co. in Glasgow
Owners: G. Marshall & Sons
Port of registry: London

GYP - 1919-1920,  ex. KYLESTROME,  ex. BALLOCHMYLE
Code letters: HCTL                    Official Number: 120863
Master: Captain D. Isaac
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with wireless;
              cellular double bottom, aft 104 feet, under engine & boilers 38 feet, forward 150 feet, 748 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 133 tons; Aft Peak Tank 136 tons
Tonnage: 3,290 tons gross, 3,108 under deck and 2,105 net
Dimensions: 340 feet long, 47.8 foot beam and holds 23.7 feet deep; Poop 30 feet;
                    Bridge 94 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1905, Craig, Taylor & Co. in Stockton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 40 & 65 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 308 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 140 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,750 sq. ft.;
                   engine by Richardson, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Middlesbrough
Owners: Preston Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (Becker & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

GYPSUM PRINCE - 1940
Code letters: GNCM                    Official Number: 147789
Rigging: steel single screw passenger liner; 1 deck; 5 partly cemented bulkheads; machinery aft;
              cellular double bottom, under engine & boilers 48 feet, forward 243 feet, 1s,765 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 111 tons; Aft Peak Tank 74 tons
Tonnage: 3,915 tons gross, 3,404 under deck and 1,970 net
Dimensions: 347.8 feet long, 52.8 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep; Poop 101 feet;
                    Forecastle 53 feet
Construction: 1927, Furness Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Haverton Hill-on-Tees
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24 1/2, 41 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 409 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 139 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,712 sq. ft.; engine by
                   Richardson, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Hartlepool
Owners: Gypsum Packet Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Middlesbrough

GYPSUM QUEEN - 1940
Code letters: GJBN                    Official number: 146149
Rigging: steel single screw passenger liner; 1 deck; 5 partly cemented bulkheads; machinery aft;
              cellular double bottom, under engine & boilers 48 feet, forward 243 feet, 1s,765 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 111 tons; Aft Peak Tank 74 tons
Tonnage: 3,915 tons gross, 3,404 under deck and 1,970 net
Dimensions: 347.8 feet long, 52.8 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep; Poop 101 feet;
                    Forecastle 53 feet
Construction: 1927, Furness Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Haverton Hill-on-Tees
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24 1/2, 41 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 409 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 139 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,712 sq. ft.; engine by
                   Richardson, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Hartlepool
Owners: Gypsum Packet Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Middlesbrough

GYPSY QUEEN - 1849
Master:  Captain D. Roy
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1848
Tonnage:  766 tons using old measurements and 839 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1847 in Québec
Owners:  Kirk & Co.
Port of registry:  Alloa
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

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