Register of Ships - I
transcribed from the Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping
Example HR
I'LL TRY - 1861/1862
Master:  Captain Collins
Rigging:  Schooner; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  86 tons using old measurements and 65 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1853 in Bideford; repairs to damages in 1859
Owners:  R. Johnson
Port of registry:  Bideford
Port of survey:  Bideford
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

IBERIA - 1886
Code letters:  MRBW                Official Numer:  69336
Master:  Captain Shannon
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque; 3 iron decks & iron Awning Deck; 7 bulkheads
Tonnage:  4,702 tons gross, 4,612 under deck and 2,982 net
Dimensions:  433.5 feet long, 45 foot beam and holds 35.1 feet deep
Construction:  1873, J. Elder & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 3 cylinders of 56 & (2) 78 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 60 inches; 750 horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Pacific Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

IBERIAN - 1881
Code letters:  HRJN                Official Number:  60008
Master:  Captain T. Horne
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque
Tonnage:  2,930 tons gross, 2,003 under deck and 1,951 net
Dimensions:  390 feet long, 37.2 foot beam and holds 29.3 feet deep
Construction:  1867 in Belfast
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 30 & 66 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; 350 horsepower; new engine in 1878; engine by
                    G. Forrester & Co. in London
Owners:  Steam Ship Iberian Co. Ltd. (F. Leyland & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

IBIS 1961, ex. LAHOLM-1960
Code letters: SFHN                    Official Number: 8538
Rigging: twin screws motor vessel; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; fitted with direction finder, echo
              sounding device, gyro-compass, position finding device, radar & radiotelephony
Tonnage: 2,098 tons gross and 1,127 tons net
Dimensions: 258 feet long, 42ft. 2in. beam and holds 18ft. 11in. deep
Construction: 1942, Aalborg Vaerft. A/S in Allborg
Propulsion: twin 2-stroke, single acting oil engines each with 6 cylinders of 340 mm diameter
                  each with electro-magnetic slip coupling & single reduction gearing to screw shaft;
                  stroke 570 mm; engine by Atlas Diesel in Stockholm
Owners: A/B August Leffler & Son (Otto Kihlstrom, manager)
Port of registry: Gothenburg

IDA C. SOUTHARD - 1894-1905
Code letters: KLGV                 Official Number: 100530
Master: Captain M.H. Blakes
Rigging: wood 3 masts Schooner; 2 decks; sheathed in yellow metal in Sept. 1901
Tonnage: 819 tons gross and 718 tons net
Dimensions: 178.7 feet long, 37.2 foot beam and holds 18.3 feet deep
Construction: 1892, Reed & Co. in Waldoboro, ME
Owners: A. Reed
Port of registry: New York       ABANDONNED Feb. 1905

IDOMENEUS - 1900
Code letters: QVSR                    Official Number: 110555
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks; water ballast
Tonnage: 6,692 tons gross, 5,290 under deck and 4,250 net
Dimensions: 441.8 feet long, 52.6 foot beam and holds 30.3 feet deep; Poop 50 feet;
                    Bridge 154 feet; Forecastle 58 feet
Construction: 1899, Scott & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 29, 50 & 82 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 50 inches; 521 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Ocean Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (A. Holt & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool

IDOMENEUS - 1940
Code letters:  GKYZ                  Official Number:  149597
Rigging:  twin screws passenger liner; 2 decks; fitted with refrigerating machinery & direction finder;
                water ballast
Tonnage:  7,792 tons gross, 6,591 under deck and 4,776 net
Dimensions:  459.6 feet long, 58.4 foot beam and holds 32.6 feet deep; Poop 50 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 162 feet; Forecastle 63 feet
Construction:  1926,  Workman, Clard & Co. Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion:  4-stroke cycle, double acting oil engines with 16 cylinders of 29 3/16 inches diameter each;
                    stroke 59 inches; 1,307 nominal horsepower; engine built by Akt. Burmeister & Wain in
                    Copenhagen
Owners:  China Mutual Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (A. Holt & Co. Managers)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

IERE - 1943
Code letters: MPGZ                    Official Number: 160644
Rigging: steel single screw tanker; 1 deck; 2nd deck in way of cargo tanks; 8 partly cemented bulkheads;
              machinery aft; cellular double bottom under engine & boiler 36 feet, 31 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 48 tons; Aft Peak Tank 3 tons
Tonnage: 835 tons gross, 729 under deck and 408 net
Dimensions: 180 feet long, 33.2 foot beam and tanks 16.3 feet deep; Forecastle 21 feet
Construction: 1929, Smith's Dock Co. Ltd. in Middlesborough
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 13 1/4, 23 & 37 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 27 inches; 74 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 2 corrugated furnaces;
                   heating surface 1,656 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Trinidad Leaseholds Ltd.
Port of registry: London

ILALA - 1886
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,375 tons gross, 1,261 under deck and 1,329 net
Dimensions:  235 feet long, 37.5 foot beam and holds 21.5 feet deep;
                     Poop 50 feet; Forecastle 27 feet
Construction:  1882, Whitehaven Ship Building Co. in Whitehaven
Owners:  Lownden, Edgar & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

ILARO - 1902-1909
Code letters:  PDMC              Official Number:  105769
Master:  Captain J.G. Bisson (1902-09)
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck & iron Spar Deck; deep framing; 5 cemented bulkheads;
               cellular double bottom, aft 92 feet, under engine 20 feet, forward 132 feet, 507 tons
Tonnage:  2,799 tons gross, 2,609 under deck and 1,804 net
Dimensions:  310 feet long, 40.6 foot beam and holds 17.6 feet deep; Poop 41 feet;
                     Bridge Deck 64 feet; Forecastle 35 feet
Construction:  1895, Sir Raylton Dixon & Co. in Middlesborough
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 36 & 59 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 244 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    8 plain furnaces; grate surface 105 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,944 sq. ft.; engine built by
                    North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners:  African Steam Ship Co. (Elder, Dempster & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  London

IMPERIAL VALLEY BIDEFORD - 1944, ex. BUCHANNESS
Code letters: GKXY               Official Number: 144727
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; fitted with direction finder
Tonnage: 4,573 tons gross, 4,318 under deck and 2,841 net
Dimensions: 401.6 feet long, 54.3 foot beam and holds 25.3 feet deep; Forecastle 41 feet
Construction: 1924, Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 & 71 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; engine by the builders
Owners: Reardon-Smith Line Ltd. (Sir William Reardon-Smith & Sons Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Bideford

INDEFATIGABLE - 1815

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Cross
Rigging:  Ship; 3 decks; sheathed in copper
Tonnage:  549 tons
Construction:  Whitby; vessel 16 years old
Owners:  Atty & Co.
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain W. Bowles
Rigging:  Ship; 3 decks; sheathed in copper in 1811
Tonnage:  549 tons
Construction:  1799 in Whitby
Owners:  Atty Jr.
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for the Bay of Bengal

INDIA - 1873
Official Number:  60406
Master:  Captain Munro
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig; 2 deck & partial Awning Deck; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  2,477 tons gross, 1,841 under deck and 1,592 net
Dimensions:  311.6 feet long, 36.7 foot beam and holds 23.6 feet deep
Construction:  1868, W. Simons & Co. in Renfrew
Propulsion:  steam engine; 400 horsepower
Owners:  Handyside & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for New York

INDIAN - 1810

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Barkley
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1810
Tonnage: 522 tons
Construction: 1810 in Shields
Owners: Munnings
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Botany Bay

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Barclay
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1809; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 522 tons
Construction: in Whitby; vessel 2 years old; 12 12-pounds caronnade
Owners: Mannings
Draught under load: 19 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Botany Bay

INDIAN - 1828

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Barclay
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1822;
              copper repaired in 1827
Tonnage: 247 tons
Construction: 1805 in Massachussetts
Owners: Kenworthy
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Brazil

INDIAN CHIEF - 1832

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain H. Gill
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1830; copper repaired in 1831
Tonnage:  416 tons
Construction:  1826 in Liverpool
Owners:  Gladstone
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Montréal

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain H. Gill
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1830
Tonnage:  416 tons
Construction:  Liverpool; vessel 6 years old
Owners:  Gladstone & Co.
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Demerara

INDIAN OCEAN - 1855
Master:  Captain J. Pollock
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1853; fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  974 tons using old measurements and 1,080 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1851 in Miramichi, using Hackmatack, Birch; wales partly sheathed in felt
                        and yellow metal in 1853.
Owners:  Hoskins
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool

INDIAN QUEEN - 1858
Master:  Captain D. Jobson
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,050 tons
Construction:  1852 in Miramichi, N.B., using Hackmatac & Birch
Owners:  Harrison
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand

INDIANA - 1886
Code letters:  MHGJ                Official Number:  68628
Master:  Captain Penwill, appointed to the Shipping Line and to the vessel in 1885
Rigging:  wood, 3 masts, Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1884; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  300 tons gross, 258 under deck and 289 net
Dimensions:  130.1 feet long, 26.7 foot beam and holds 12.9 feet deep
Construction:  1873, W. Pickersgill in Sunderland
Owners:  W.C. Jarvis
Port of registry:  Liverpool

INDRAPOERA - 1929
Code letters: PCKD
Rigging: steel twin screws motor vessel; 3 decks; fitted with electric light, wireless & submarine
              signalling device; water ballast
Tonnage: 10,678 tons gross, 7,764 under deck and 6,338 net
Dimensions: 479.5 feet long, 60.2 foot beam and holds 35.1 feet deep;
                    Poop 116 feet; Forecastle 88 feet
Construction: 1925, Kon. Maats. de Schelde in Flushing
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engines with 12 cylinders of 30 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 53 inches ; 1,878 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Rotterdamsche Lloyd (W. Ruys & Zonen, managers)
Port of registry: Rotterdam

INDUS - 1842
Master: Captain McKenzie
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1842
Tonnage: 351 tons using old measurements and 423 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1838 in Dundee; some repairs on 1842
Owners: W. Clark
Port of registry: Dundee
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New Zealand

INDUS - 1875
Code letters:  KDNF                Official Number:  65564
Master:  Captain W. Barratt
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque
Tonnage:  3,478 tons gross, 3,430 under deck and 2,205 net
Dimensions:  360.4 feet long, 40.4 foot beam and holds 34.1 feet deep
Construction:  1871, W. Denny & Bros. in Dumbarton
Propulsion:  compound double acting engine with 2 vertical inverted cylinders of 56 & 94 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; 500 horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  P & O Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  London

INDUSTRY - 1843-1845
Master: Captain J. Stephens
Rigging: Brig; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 487 tons
Construction: 1837 in New Brunswick, using Oak, Black Birch, Ship & Hackmatac
Owners: J. Martin
Port of registry: Dublin
Port of survey: Dublin
Voyage: sailed for Québec

INDUSTRY - 1848
Master: Captain Simpson
Rigging: Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 111 tons using old measurements and 96 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1848 in Peterhead
Owners: Simpson
Port of registry: Peterhead
Port of survey: Peterhead
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea

INFANTA - 1849
Master:  Captain Bell
Rigging:  Barque; partly fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  438 tons using old measurements and 522 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1847 in Nova Scotia, using Spruce and Birch.
Owners:  Davis & Co.
Port of registry:  Carnarvon
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New York

INGARANIA - 1866
Master:  Captain J. Bower
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1865; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  235 tons
Dimensions:  101.5 feet long, 24.7 foot beam and holds 14 feet deep
Construction:  1860, Ross in Inverkeating
Owners:  Ross & Co.
Port of registry:  Inverkeating
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Mauritius

INGLEBORO' - 1863
Master: Captain J. Hendson
Rigging: Ship
Tonnage: 441 tons
Dimensions: 114 feet long, 28.1 foot beam and holds 19.5 feet deep
Construction: 1835 in Workington; major repairs in 1840; new deck & some repairs in 1856;
                      repairs to damages in 1862
Owners: Bilton & Co.
Port of registry: Hull
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: saileld for the Baltic Sea

INGLEWOOD - 1887
Code letters:  PFWJ                  Official Number:  63886
Master:  Captain Beeching.
Rigging:  iron Barque; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead.
Tonnage:  1,077 tons gross, 1,012 under deck and 1,043 net.
Dimensions:  215 feet long, 34.1 foot beam and holds 21.1 feet deep;
                      Raised Quarter Deck 44 feet long.
Construction:  1875,  R. Williamson & Son in Harrington.
Owners:  Fisher & Sprott.
Port of registry:  Workington
Port of survey:  Lyttelton, New Zealand

INGOLDSBY - 1887
Code letters:  WBLN                  Official  Number:  83821
Master:  Captain J. Smith
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 iron deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads;
               double bottom aft 67 feet long, forward 59 feet, 205 tons; Aft Peak Tank 12 tons.
Tonnage:  1,254 tons gross, 1,051 under deck and 810 net.
Dimensions:  235.5 feet long, 32.2 foot beam and holds 17.8 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 88 feet;
                      Bridge Deck 50 feet; Forecastle 25 feet.
Construction:  1881,  Palmers' Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 28 & 54 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; operating at 75 p.s.i.; 99 horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Lee, Finch & Co.
Port of registry:  Cardiff
Port of survey:  Cardiff

INKERMAN - 1856-1858
Master: Captain Welsh (1857-58)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 810 tons (1856); 790 tons (1857-58)
Construction: 1855 in Québec, using Tamarack, Elm, Oak, Red Pine & Spruce
Owners: Gingras & Co. (1856); A. Johnston (1857-58)
Port of registry: Québec (1856); Greenock (1857-58)
Port of survey: Liverpool (1856); Clyde (1857-58)
Voyage: sailed for the West Indies (1857-58)

INNAMINCKA 1911-1912
Code letters: SKLJ                        Official Number: 89430
Master: Captain F.W. Jolliffe
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; fitted with electric light
Tonnage: 2,501 tons gross, 1,736 under deck and 1,355 net
Dimensions: 305 feet long, 40 foot beam and holds 19.8 feet deep;
                    Poop 162 feet; Bridge 84 feet; Forecastle 75 feet
Construction: 1890, Napier, Shanks & Bell in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 28, 46 & 75 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 54 inches; 477 nominal horsepower; engine by Bow, McLachland & Co. in Paisley
Owners: Adelaide Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Adelaide

INO - 1840
Master: a) Captain G. Watson; b) Captain Cookman
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1840
Tonnage:  453 tons using old measurements and 489 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1839 in Richibucto, using Spruce, Black Birch, Hackmatac & Pitch Pine
Owners:  Hull Shipping Co.
Port of registry:  Hull
Port of survey:  a) Liverpool; b) Hull
Voyage:  sailed for: a) New Brunswick; b) Calcutta

INO - 1937
Code letters: MDDB                Official Number: 111302
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & partial Awning Deck; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom, aft 53 feet, under engine & boilers 38 feet, forward 94 feet,
              270 tons; Aft Peak Tank 80 tons
Tonnage: 1,240 tons gross, 899 under deck and 778 net
Dimensions: 229.8 feet long, 32.8 foot beam and holds 15 feet deep; Quarter Deck 79 feet;
                    partial Awning Deck 151 feet
Construction: 1899, Campbeltown Ship Building Co. in Campbeltown
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 18, 27 1/2 & 45 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 99 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 3 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 55 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,943 sq. ft.; new double ended boiler in 1933;
                   engine by Hutson & Sons Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners: Bristol Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Bristol

INTREPID - 1954,  ex. Yacht SYLPH-1947
Official Number: 178619
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 2 decks
Tonnage: 597 tons gross, 509 under deck and 332 net
Dimensions: 167 feet long, 33.8 foot beam and holds 17.4 feet deep
Construction: 1929, G. Lawley & Son Corp. in Neponsel, MA
Propulsion: 4-stroke, single acting  oil engine with 6 cylinders of 17 inches diameter each; stroke 26 inches;
                   engine by Winton Engine Co.
Owners: Richard W. Sawyer
Port of registry: Nassau

INTRINSIC - 1848/1849
Master:  Captain McKey
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1843 and in yellow metal in 1847
Tonnage:  497 tons using old measurements and 537 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1839 in New Brunswick; some repairs in 1843; major repairs in 1848
Owners:  Dobbin & Langtrys
Port of registry:  Belfast
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New Orleans

INVERCARGILL - 1887
Code letters:  NCMP                  Official Number: 68117
Master:  Captain J. Muir, appointed to the shipping line in 1874 and to the ship in 1877.
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead.
Tonnage:  1,310 tons gross, 1,125 under deck and 1,246 net.
Dimensions:  239.7 feet long, 36 foot beam and holds 20.7 feet deep; Poop 70 feet long;
                      Forecastle 35 feet.
Construction:  1874,  R. Duncan & Co. in Port Glasgow.
Owners:  Shaw, Savill & Albion Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

INVERCAULD - 1864
Master: Captain Dalgarno
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1863; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 888 tons (LR started listing the U.D. tonnage a few years later)
Dimensions: 181.7 feet long, 34.1 foot beam and holds 20.8 feet deep
Construction: 1863, Smith in Aberdeen
Owners: Connon & Co.
Port of registry: Aberdeen
Port of survey: Aberdeen
Voyage: sailed for Australia            MISSING

INVERERNE - 1874
Code letters:  HFQK                   Official Number:  53197
Master:  Captain C. Foreman
Rigging:  iron Ship; 1 cemented bulkead
Tonnage:  744 tons gross, 696 under deck and 744 net
Dimensions:  188.5 feet long, 31.3 foot beam and holds 19.2 feet deep; Poop 48 tons
Construction:  1865, Duncan in Port Glasgow
Owners:  J. & R. Grant
Port of registry:  London

INVERLIFFEY - 1939
Code letters: EIMD                    Official Number: 159814
Rigging: steel motor tanker; 1 deck; 2nd deck in machinery space; 18 cemented bulkheads;
              machinery aft; fitted with direction finder & echo sounding device; cellular double
              bottom under engine 50 feet, 68 tons; Deep Tank forwarad 27 feet, 338 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 159 tons; Aft Peak Tank 76 tons
Tonnage: 9,456 tons gross, 8,565 under deck and 5,566 net
Dimensions: 503.2 feet long, 67.3 foot beam and tanks 34.2 feet deep; Poop 122 feet;
                    Bridge 34 feet; Forecastle 60 feet
Construction: 1938, Deutsche Werft A.G. Bet Finkenwarder in Hamburg
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engines with 8 cylinders of 26 3/4 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 47 1/4 inches; 997 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended boilers; engine by
                   Maschininfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg A.G. in Augsburg
Owners: Inver Tankers Ltd. (A. Weir & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Dublin

INVESTIGATOR - 1852-1857
Master: Captain Gilmore (1852-55); Captain W.H. Prynn (1856-57)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851 & 1855; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 570 tons
Construction: 1849 in London
Owners: Green & Co. (1852-55); Rogers & Co. (1856-57)
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Calcutta (1852-55); Australia (1856-57)

INVINCIBLE - 1856
Master: Captain J. Whyte
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 289 tons using old measurements and 288 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1847 in Newport; repairs to damages in 1852
Owners: J. Whyte
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Port Philip

IÖ - 1855-1857
Master: Captain H. Job
Rigging: Snow; sheathed in felt and zinc in 1855
Tonnage: 286 tons using old measurements and 307 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1840 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1850, 1853 & 1855
Owners: Moore
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: Southampton (1855-56); Sunderland (1857)
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea (1855-56)

IOWA - 1887
Code letters:  SWKH                    Official Number:  81320
Master:  Captain Walters, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1876 and to the vessel in 1880
Rigging:  iron single screw 4 masts Barque; 3 decks, 2 of iron & iron Awning Deck; 1 bulkead;
               6 partial bulkheads
Tonnage:  4,329 tons gross, 4,301 under deck and 2,804 net
Dimensions:  378.2 feet long, 43.9 foot beam and holds 35 feet deep; House on deck 28 feet
Construction:  1879, R. & J. Evans & Co. in Liverpool
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 48 & 84 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 60 inches; 400 horsepower; engine built by J. Jack & Co. in Liverpool
Owners:  Iowa Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (G. Warren & Co., managers)

IRENE - 1857

1) Master:  Captain D. Bruce
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1855
Tonnage:  472 tons using old measurements and 447 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1853 in Sunderland
Owners:  Mounsey
Port of registry:  Newcastle
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

2) Master:  Captain Jones
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1855; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  823 tons
Construction:  1852 in New Brunswick, using Oak, Spruce, Birch & Pine
Owners:  De Wolf & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for India

IRINA - 1912-1919,  ex. MARZOCCO, ex. PRIMO LIVORNO,
            ex. ELBA, ex. GLEADOWE
Official Number: 683
Master: Captain A. Rekstin
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 2,210 tons gross, 1,812 under deck and 1,300 net
Dimensions: 285 feet long, 37.2 foot beam and holds 24.4 feet deep;
                    Poop 30 feet; Forecastle 35 feet
Construction: 1879, Palmers' Co. Ltd. in Newcastle; new deck in 1908
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 24 & 63 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 253 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 ribbed furnaces;
                   grate surface 70 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,537 sq. ft.; new double ended boilers in 1900;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: G.Z. Gavalla (1913-14); C.N. Cavvadias (Parigoris & Jeanocupulo, managers)(1915-17);
              M.C. Mitrichevich (1918-19)
Port of registry: Odessa

IRON BARON - 1966
Code letters: VLGK                    Official Number: 159561
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 6 bulkheads; machinery aft;
              fitted with echo sounding device, gyro-compass & radar; water ballast
Tonnage: 4,825 tons gross, 2,695 tons net and 7,907 tons deadweight
Dimensions: 407 feet long, 56ft. 2 in. beam and holds 23ft. 10in. deep; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1936, Lithgows Ltd. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engine with 4 cylinders of 24, 34 1/2, 50 & 71 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 2,800 indicated horsepower; engine by D. Rowan & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Service speed: 10.5 knots
Owners: Broken Hill Proprietary Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Melbourne

IRON DUKE - 1966, ex. IRON DUKE II-1946
Code letters: VLQY                    Official Number: 151583
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 6 bulkheads; machinery aft;
              fitted with echo sounding device, gyro-compass & radar; water ballast
Tonnage: 4,937 tons gross, 2,573 tons net and 7,615 tons deadweight
Dimensions: 419 feet long, 56ft. 2in. beam and holds 23ft. 8in. deep; Forecastle 39 feet
Construction: 1943, Broken Hill Pty Co. Ltd. in Whyalla
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engine with 4 cylinders of 24, 34 1/2, 50 & 71 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 2,800 indicated horsepower; engine by the builders
Service speed: 10.5 knots
Owners: Broken Hill Proprietary Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Melbourne

IRON FLINDERS - 1966
Code letters: VJSM                    Official Number: 196774
Rigging: steel single screw ore carrier; 1 deck; 7 bulkheads; fitted with direction finder,
              echo sounding device, gyro-compass, radar & radiotelephony on MF & HF; water ballast
Tonnage: 14,039 tons gross, 7,145 tons net and 19,100 tons deadweight
Dimensions: 580ft. 8in. long, 70ft. 7in. beam and holds 30ft. 3in. deep; Poop 133 feet; Forecastle 71 feet
Construction: 1959, Broken Hill Pty Co. Ltd. in Whyalla
Propulsion: 3 steam turbines double reduction geared to screw shaft; 6,820 shaft horsepower;
                   engine by Parsons Marine Turbine Co. in Whyalla
Service speed: 14 knots
Owners: Broken Hill Proprietary Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Melbourne

IRON MONARCH - 1966
Code letters: VLKG                    Official Number: 159582
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 6 bulkheads; machinery aft;
              fitted with echo sounding device, gyro-compass & radar; water ballast
Tonnage: 4,906 tons gross, 2,593 tons net and 7,620 tons deadweight
Dimensions: 419 feet long, 56ft. 2in. beam and holds 23ft. 9in. deep; Forecastle 39 feet
Construction: 1943, Broken Hill Pty Co. Ltd. in Whyalla
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engine with 4 cylinders of 24, 34 1/2, 50 & 71 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 2,800 indicated horsepower; engine by the builders
Service speed: 10.5 knots
Owners: Broken Hill Proprietary Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Melbourne

IRON WARRIOR - 1966, ex. CALOUNDRA-1961, ex. BALOUK-1950
Code letters: VKFG                    Official Number: 178451
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 5 bulkheads; fitted with direction finder,
              echo sounding device, gyro-compass & radar
Tonnage: 4,075 tons gross, 2,011 tons net and 6,247 tons deadweight
Dimensions: 403ft. 4in. long, 53ft. 2in. beam and holds 22ft. 6in. deep; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1950, Broken Hill Pty Co. Ltd. in Whyalla
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23 1/2, 38 3/4 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 3,000 horsepower; engine by Commonwealth Government Engine Works
                   in Melbourne
Service speed: 10 knots
Owners: Broken Hill Proprietary Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Melbourne

IRONSIDES - 1874
Code letters: QHBM                    Official Number: 29768
Master: Captain H. Smith
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 898 tons
Dimensions: 185 feet long, 32.7 foot beam and holds 20.4 feet deep
Construction: 1861, Oswald in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1867
Owners: Temperley & Co.
Port of registry: London

IROQUOIS - 1940-1942  (from the Canadian List of Ships)
Official Number: 116850
Rigging: steel single screw steamer
Tonnage: 307 tons gross and 198 registered tons
Dimensions: 118.5 feet long, 23 foot beam and holds 7.5 feet deep
Construction: 1907 in Huntsville, ON
Propulsion: steam engine producing 28 horsepower
Owners: The Huntsville, Lake of Bays & Lake Simcoe Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Owen Sound, ON

IRRAWADDY - 1873
Official Number: 68073
Master: Captain Polson
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 3 decks; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 2,517 tons gross and 1,647 tons net
Dimensions: 350.8 feet long, 36.3 foot beam and holds 27.1 feet deep
Construction: 1873, Denny in Dumbarton
Propulsion: steam engine producing 220 horsepower
Owners: P. Henderson & Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Dumbarton
Voyage: sailed for India

ISAAC PENNOCK - 1891
Code letters:  KRWJ                    Official Number:  58790
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads;
               double bottom, aft 60 feet, 40 tons
Tonnage:  863 tons gross, 774 under deck and 557 net
Dimensions:  209.8 feet long, 28.8 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 74 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 46 feet; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction:  1871, T. Turnbull & Son in Whitby; repairs to damages in 1875 & 1877
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 24 1/2 & 48 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 33 inches; operating at 65 p.s.i.; 90 horsepower; engine built by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners:  G.W. Allen & Co.
Port of registry:  South Shields

ISABELLA - 1808

1) Master:  Captain W. Barr
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in 1805
Tonnage:  315 tons
Construction:  New Brunswick; vessel 6 years old
Owners: Johnson
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for the West Indies

2) Master:  Captain W. Sharp
Rigging:  Ship
Tonnage:  313 tons
Construction:  New Brunswick; vessel 6 years old
Owners:  Mathie & Co.
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  Greenock
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

ISABELLA - 1833-1834
Master: Captain Robertson
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1833
Tonnage: 422 tons
Construction: 1833 in Leith
Owners: Duncan & Co.
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of registry: Alloa
Port of survey: Leith
Voyage: sailed for Sydney

ISABELLA - 1842
Master:  Captain A. Thomas
Rigging:  Barque; partly sheathed in copper in 1840
Tonnage:  376 tons
Construction:  1828 in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Hackmatac & Oak
Owners:  Kidston & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for Pictou

ISABELLA - 1861
Master: Captain R. Fair
Rigging: Snow
Tonnage: 266 tons using old measurements and 255 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1848 in Middlesborough
Owners: Parkins
Port of registry: Shields
Port of survey: Shields
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea

ISABELLA 1862-1872
Official Number: 28598
Master: Captain W. Wilkie (1862-64); Captain C. Gray (1865-72)
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861 & 1865; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 273 tons
Dimensions: 103 feet long, 26 foot beam and holds 16.3 feet deep
Construction: 1861, Bertram in Sunderland
Owners: Dawson & Co. (1861-65); G. Dawson (1866-72)
Port of registry: Blyth
Port of survey: Sunderland (1861-65); Clyde (1866-69); Blyth (1870-72)
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea (1861-69); Baltic (1870-72)

ISER - 1916,  ex. LISL,  ex. ISER
Code letters: JLCK                    Official Number: 95484
Master: Captain G.W. Kidd
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck; web frames; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom, aft 84 feet, forward 58 feet, 333 tons; Aft Peak Tank 18 tons
Tonnage: 2,160 tons gross, 1,683 under deck and 1,355 net
Dimensions: 275 feet long, 38 foot beam and holds 20.7 feet deep; Poop 29 feet;
                    Quarter Deck 72 feet; Bridge 114 feet; Forecastle 32 feet
Construction: 1888, C.S. Swan & Hunter in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21 1/2, 35 1/2 & 58 1/2 inches
                  diameter respectively; stroke 39 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.;
                  212 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                  grate surface 82 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,168 sq. ft.; new double ended
                  boilers in 1900; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: J. Mitchell & Sons
Port of registry: Dundee    23 Feb. 1917 Torpedoed 14 miles NW of Belle Isle

ISLA 1851
Master: Captain J. Mann
Rigging: Brig; partial double sheathing in 1846
Tonnage: 119 tons
Construction: 1840 in Grangemouth; some repairs in 1849; repairs to damages in 1850
Owners: Oswald & Co.
Port of registry: Aberdeen
Port of survey:  Aberdeen
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea

ISLAND - 1887
Code letters:  NTHQ
Rigging:  iron single screw, 3 masts, Schooner; 2 decks & Spar Deck; water ballast
Tonnage:  2,844 tons gross, 1,993 under deck and 1,819 net
Dimensions:  324.4 feet long, 39.1 foot beam and holds 22 feet deep
Construction:  1882, Burmeister & Wain in Copenhagen
Propulsion:  compound engine with 4 cylinders of 36 & 72 inches diameter each pair; stroke 42 inches;
                    400 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Dampskibs Selskabet Thingvalla
Port of registry:  Copenhagen

ISLAY - 1839
Master:  Captain Buchanan
Rigging:  Schooner; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  51 tons using old measurements and 44 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1839 in Glasgow, using Elm, Oak & Red Pine planks
Owners:  Mutter & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

ISLAY - 1887-88
Official Number:  60327
Master:  Captain McNeil, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1868 and to the vessel in 1879
Rigging:  iron paddle Schooner
Tonnage:  395 tons gross, 366 under deck and 168 net
Dimensions:  206.6 feet long, 23.4 foot beam and holds 10.7 feet deep; Break 26 tons
Construction:  1867,  Barclay, Curle & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  steam engine with 2 cylinders of 46 inches diameter each; stroke 60 inches;
                    145 horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  D. MacBrayne
Port of registry:  Glasgow

ISLE OF RAMSEY - 1907
Code letters: MKTL                      Official Number: 99350
Master: Captain J.T. Williams
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads;
Tonnage: 1,708 tons gross, 1,275 under deck and 1,062 net
Dimensions: 259.5 feet long, 36.6 foot beam and holds 16.8 feet deep; Poop 24 feet;
                    Quarter Deck  74 feet; Bridge 106 feet; Forecastle 29 feet
Construction: 1891, J. Readhead & Sons in South Shields
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 20 1/2, 33 1/2 & 55 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; 181 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 4 ribbed furnaces;
                   grate surface 68 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,701 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Isle of Ramsey Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (J.T. Williams, manager)
Port of registry: Liverpool

ISLES OF THE SOUTH - 1875
Code letters:  PSRD                  Official Number:  27783
Master:  Captain Le Couteur
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1875
Tonnage:  824 tons gross, 721 under deck and 821 net
Dimensions:  175 feet long; 32 foot beam and holds 21 feet deep; Poop 68 feet; Forecastle 22 feet
Construction:  1859, Laing in Sunderland; some repairs in 1869
Owners:  J. Brodie
Port of registry:  London

ISLINGTON - 1820

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Shackford
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in 1816
Tonnage: 320 tons
Construction: in New Hampshire; vessel 8 years old
Owners: E. Roberts; American property
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New Orleans

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Shackford
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in 1817
Tonnage: 330 tons
Construction: 1812 in New Hampshire
Owners: Roberts; American property
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Charleston

ISMORE - 1899
Official Number: 110375
Master: Captain Crosby
Rigging: steel single screw, 4 masts, steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 7 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom, aft 128 feet, under engine & boilers 73 feet, forward 208 feet,
              1,328 tons; Deep Tank aft 35 feet, 1,130 tons; Forward Peak Tank 68 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 70 tons
Tonnage: 7,744 tons gross, 5,989 under deck and 5,042 net
Dimensions: 459 feet long, 52.5 foot beam and holds 31.1 feet deep; Poop 58 feet;
                    Bridge & Forecastle 339 feet
Construction: 1899, Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 28, 471/2 & 78 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 60 inches; 607 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended boilers & 1 single ended boiler;
                  9 corrugated  furnaces; grate surface 275 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,025 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Ismore Steam Ships Co. Ltd. (J.H. Welsford & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool                           WRECKED Dec. 1899

ISMYR - 1879
Code letters: JNGL                    Official Number: 60049
Master: Captain Graham
Rigging: iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 610 tons gross, 583 under deck and 595 net
Dimensions: 171.8 feet long, 27.9 foot beam and holds 17.5 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 17 tons
Construction: 1868, T. Royden in Liverpool
Owners: T. Royden & Sons
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: London                Missing

ISABELLA - 1830

(Green Book -  Underwriters)
Master: Captain T. Fife
Rigging: Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1826;
              partly fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 303 tons
Construction: in Perth, using Oak & Larch; vessel 4 years old
Owners: Hill & Co.
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Calcutta

ISSABELLA - 1849
Master:  Captain Faremouth
Rigging:  Ship; partly sheathed in 1842
Tonnage:  377 tons
Construction:  1828 on Prince Edward Island; thorough repairs in 1836;
                       major repairs in 1848
Owners:  T. Steel
Port of registry:  Torquay
Port of survey:  Torquay
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

ITALIE - 1908
Code letters: JPLV
Rigging: steel single screw Barquentine; 2 decks & Spar Deck; water ballast
Tonnage: 4,160 tons gross, 3,462 under deck and 2,138 net
Dimensions: 399.4 feet long, 42 foot beam and holds 30.4 feet deep;
                    Deckhouse 174 feet; Forecastle 89 feet
Construction: 1894, Forges & Chantiers de la Méditerranée in La Seyne
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 32 3/4, 51 1/5 & 82 1/3 inches
                  diameter respectively; stroke 41 inches; 434 nominal horsepower;
                  engine by the builders
Owners: Société générale de transport maritime à vapeur
Port of registry: Marseilles

IVANHOE - 1853
Master:  Captain W. Henderson
Rigging:  Ship; sheahted in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1853; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  892 tons using old measurements and 1,034 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1853 in Dumbarton
Owners:  Aikmans
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

IVERNIA - 1905
Code letters:  RNJD                   Official Number:  110643
Master:  Captain W.T. Turner, appointed to the ship in 1905.
Rigging:  steel twin screws, 4 masts, Schooner; 3 steel decks, Upper & Main decks partly sheathed
                in wood; steel orlop deck forward; orlop beams aft; steel shelter deck sheathed in wood;
                web frames; fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom,
                aft 163 feet long, under engine & boilers 113 feet & forward 205 feet, 2,001 tons; Deep Tank
                aft 30 feet, 987 tons; Deep Tank forward 50 feet, 1,395 tons; Forward Peak Tank 103 tons;
               Aft Peak Tank 68 tons.
Tonnage:  14,058 tons gross, 11,057 under deck and 9,052 net.
Dimensions:  582 feet long, 64.9 foot beam and holds 37.8 feet deep; Bridge on shelter deck 275 feet long.
Construction:  1900,  C.S. Swan & Hunter Ltd. in Newcastle.
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 28 1/2, 41, 58 1/2 & 84 inches diameter
                    each pair; stroke 54 inches; operating at 210 p.s.i.; 1,668 nominal horsepower; 9 single
                    ended boilers; 27 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 557 sq. ft.; heating surface 25,147 sq. ft.;
                    forced draught; engine built by Wallsend Slipway Co. Ltd. in Newcastle.
Owners:  Cunard Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

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