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

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LA BELLE - 1849
Master: Captain Chaplin
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1848; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 340 tons using old measurements and 378 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1845 in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1848
Owners: Hutchinson
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Ceylon

LA CHAMPAGNE - 1905
Code letters:  HQLK
Master:  Captain Verlynde, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1900 and to the vessel in 1902
Rigging:  steel single screw, 4 masts, steamer; 3 decks & Shade Deck; fitted with electric light; water ballast
Tonnage:  6,724 tons gross and 3,065 tons net
Dimensions:  493.4 feet long, 51.8 foot beam and holds 34.5 feet deep; Quarter Deck 54 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 48 feet; Forecastle 90 feet
Construction:  1885, Compagnie générale transatlantique in St. Nazaire
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 44, (2) 49 1/5, 53 1/2 & (2) 74 4/5 inches diameter
                    respectively; stroke 67 inches; 1,149 nominal horsepower; engine tripled & new boilers in 1896;
                    engine built by the builders
Owners:  Compagnie générale transatlantique
Port of registry:  Le Havre

LA CORDILLERA - 1942
Official Number: 167411
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 7 partly cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder,
              echo sounding device & gyro-compass; cellular double bottom 356 feet, 1,235 tons;
              Midship tank 29 feet, 611 tons; Forward Peak Tank 134 tons; Aft Peak Tank 166 tons
Tonnage: 5,185 tons gross, 4,637 under deck and 3,050 net
Dimensions: 429.8 feet long, 56.5 foot beam and holds 26.5 feet deep; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1940, William Doxford & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 4 cylinders of 23 5/8 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 91 5/16 inches; 687 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Buries Markes Ltd.
Port of registry: London

LA CRESCENTA - 1932
Code letters: KPHS                    Official Number: 147519
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 14 cemented bulkheads; web frames; fitted with electric
              light & wireless; machinery aft; cellular double bottom under engine & boiler 72 feet, forward
              38 feet, 249 tons; Aft Peak Tank 110 tons
Tonnage: 5,880 tons gross, 5,631 under deck and 3,531 net
Dimensions: 400 feet long, 53 foot beam and holds 32.8 feet deep; Poop 66 feet; Bridge 34 feet;
                    Forecastle 37 feet
Construction: 1923, Furness Ship Building Co. Ltd., Haverton Hill-on-Tees
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 45 & 75 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 51 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 573 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                   9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 187 sq. ft.; heating surface 8,580 sq. ft.; engine by
                   Richardsons, Westgarth Co. Ltd., Middlesbrough
Owners: Crescent Navigation Co. Ltd. (Harris, Dixon Ltd. (managers)
Port of registry: London

LA GRANDE DUCHESSE - 1896-1900
Code letters: KMTB                    Official Number: 141440
Master: Captain P.H. Hanlon (1896-1900)
Rigging: steel twin screws Schooner; 3 decks & Promenade Deck; water ballast
Tonnage: 5,018 tons gross and 3,006 tons net
Dimensions: 380 feet long, 47.8 foot beam and holds 36.5 feet deep
Construction: 1896, Newport News Ship Building & Engine Co. in Newport News
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 24, 34, 48 & 68 inches diameter each pair;
                  stroke 42 inches; 599 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Plant Investment Co.
Port of registry: New Haven, CT

LA HOGUE - 1860-1864/1887
Code letters:  PLMR                 Official Number:  26531
Master: Captain Heatby (1860); Captain Williams (1861-64)
Rigging:  wood Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861 & 1885; fastened with copper bolts; salted
Tonnage:  1,331 tons gross, 1,152 under deck and 1,331 net
Dimensions:  226 feet long, 35 foot beam and holds 22.9 feet deep;
                      Poop 96 feet long; Forecastle 42 feet
Construction:  1855, J. Laing in Sunderland
Owners:  D. Dunbar (1860-64); T. Hick (1887)
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia (1860)

LA PLATA - 1885
Code letters: NGMH                Official Number: 49739
Master: Captain G. Fulham
Rigging: iron single screw steamer
Tonnage: 1,779 tons gross, 1,572 under deck and 1,153 net
Dimensions: 298.2 feet long, 32.1 foot beam and holds 21.5 feet deep; Poop 85 tons; Forecastle 89 tons
Construction: 1866, Palmer Bros. & Co. in Howden
Propulsion: compound engine with 4 inverted cylinders of 26 & 48 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 26 inches; 250 horsepower; new boilers in 1875; engine by Bailey & Leetham in Hull
Owners: W.S. Bailey
Port of registry: Hull

LA SALLE - 1949, ex. RIVAL-1947, ex. BAXTER-1946, ex. ANTINOUS
Code letters: AOTO                    Official Number: 251504
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks & Shelter Deck; fitted with direction finder, echo sounding
              device & gyro-compass; cruiser stern; water ballast
Tonnage: 6,126 tons gross and 3,691 tons net
Dimensions: 449 feet long, 63.1 foot beam and holds 26.9 feet deep
Construction: 1943, Gulf Ship Building Corp. in Mobile, AL
Propulsion: 2 steam turbines double reduction geared to single screw shaft; fitted for oil fuel;
                  engine by General Electric Co. in Lynn, MA
Owners: Waterman Steam Ship Corp.
Port of registry: Mobile, AL

LA ZINGARA - 1861
Master: G. Sanders
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1860; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 287 tons
Construction: 1860, Royden in Liverpool
Owners: T. Royden
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for South America

LABRADOR - 1812-1818

(Red Book - Shipowners only)
Master: Captain D. Snell
Rigging: Brig; 2 decks
Tonnage: 198 tons
Construction: in America, using Oak & Pine
Owners: H. Kettan; American property
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New York

LABRADOR - 1874
Code letters: HTNM                Official Number: 54697
Master: Captain Gray
Rigging: single screw steam Barque; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 391 tons gross and 266 tons net
Dimensions: 187 feet long, 29.2 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep
Construction: 1866, Watson in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1867, 1869, 1870 & 1872
Propulsion: compound direct action engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 22 1/2 & 43 inches diameter
                   respectively; stroke 30 inches; 70 horsepower; new engine & boilers in 1874;
                   engine by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners: Hudson's Bay Co.
Port of registry: London

LABRADOR - 1881, ex. NOUVEAU MONDE
Master:  Captain Joucla
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque; 3 decks & Awning Deck; 10 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  4,617 tons gross, 3,484 under deck and 3,136 net
Dimensions:  394.9 feet long, 44.1 foot beam and holds 20.8 feet deep
Construction:  1865, Compagnie Générale Transatlantique in Saint Nazaire; vessel lengthened in 1875
Propulsion:  compound engine with 4 inverted cylinders of 41 & 75 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 51 inches; operating at 60 p.s.i.; 580 horsepower; new engine & boilers in 1875;
                    engine built by Maudslay Sons & Field in London
Owners:  Compagnie Générale Transatlantique
Port of registry:  Le Havre
Port of survey:  Le Havre
Voyage:  sailed for New York

LABRADOR - 1896
Official Number:  97889
Master:  Captain J. McAuley, appointed to the vessel in 1891
Rigging:  steel single screw, 4 masts, Schooner; 3 decks
Tonnage:  4,737 tons gross, 4,028 under deck and 2,998 net
Dimensions:  401 feet long, 47.2 foot beam and holds 28.3 feet deep; Poop 69 tons;
                     House on deck 606 tons; Forecastle 87 tons
Construction:  1891, Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 32, 53 & 86 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 60 inches; 573 nominal horsepower;engine built by the builders
Owners:  Mississippi & Dominion Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool                 wrecked Mar. 1, 1899 at Skerryvore, Hebrides

LABRADORE - 1804

(Red Book - Shipowners only)
Master: Captain de Begona
Rigging: Brig; 2 decks; sheathed in 1798
Tonnage: 125 tons
Construction: 1794 in America
Owners: Du Bois
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Bilbao

LACTURA - 1877
Code letters: NSJW                      Official Number: 71708
Master: Captain J.R. Luckes
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,445 tons gross, 1,259 under deck and 1,398 net
Dimensions: 237.4 feet long. 36.4 foot beam and holds 21.9 feet deep;
                    Poop 50 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1875, Baird in Glasgow
Owners: Baird & Brown
Port of registry: Glasgow

LADSTOCK - 1887
Code letters:  QJKB                     Official Number:  74554
Master:  Captain Morton, appointed to the Shipping Line and to the vessel in 1884
Rigging:  iron Barque; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  857 tons gross, 808 under deck and 816 net
Dimensions:  201 feet long, 32.2 foot beam and holds 19.5 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Deck 46 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction:  1876, Whitehaven Ship Building Co. in Whitehaven
Owners:  T. Connell
Port of registry:  Liverpool

LADY AMHERST - 1824-1828

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Philips
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1823
Tonnage: 130 tons
Construction:  1823 in Bideford
Owners:  Captain
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool (1824-26); Bristol (1827-28)
Voyage:  sailed for Longhorn (1824-26); Coastal Trade (1827-28)

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain W. Phillips
Rigging:  Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1823 & 1826
Tonnage:  130 tons
Construction: Bideford; vessel 2 years old (1824)
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey: Greenock (1824-25); Liverpool (1826-28)
Voyage:  sailed for Malta (1824-25); Naples (1826); Straits (1827-28)

LADY AMHERST - 1849
Master:  Captain Mayhill
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1848
Tonnage:  446 tons
Construction:  1824 in Calcutta, using Teak
Owners:  Phillips
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

LADY BELHAVEN - 1877
Code letters: LKVF                    Official Number: 67909
Master: Captain Hamilton
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,576 tons gross, 1,437 under deck and 1,499 net
Dimensions: 248 feet long, 38.8 foot beam and hodls 23.5 feet deep; Poop 43 feet; Forecastle 45 feet
Construction: 1872, Reid in Port Glasgow
Owners: G. Adam & Co.
Port of registry: Greenock London

LADY CLARENDON - 1860
Master:  Captain Wilkie
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1859; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,344 tons
Construction:  1856 in New Brunswick, using Birch, Tamarack, Oak & Pitch Pine
Owners:  Houghton
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailes for India

LADY CONSTANCE - 1881-1909
Code letters: NHJQ                    Official Number: 21685
Master: Captain J. Abbott (1881-93); Captain R. Wilkinson (1894-1900); Captain W.C. Beedle (1904-09)
Rigging: wood Brig (1881-1900); Brigantine (1904-09); partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 195 tons gross, 195 under deck and 171 net
Dimensions: 90 feet long, 24.5 foot beam and holds 18.6 feet deep
Construction: 1858, Taylor & Co. in Sunderland; some repairs in 1867
Owners: J.G. Hill (1881-91); A.L. Mellish (1892-94); Oak Bank Coal & Coke Co. (1895-1900);
              J. Pattison (1904-09)
Port of registry: Southampton (1881-1900); West Hartlepool (1904-09)

LADY DALHOUSIE - 1883
Official Number: 81821
Master: Captain W. Abbott
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom 228 feet, 350 tons
Tonnage: 1,982 tons gross, 1,853 under deck and 1,291 net
Dimensions: 285 feet long, 36.1 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep; Poop 40 feet;
                    Bridge Deck 60 feet; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1881, C. Mitchell & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 34 & 66 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 235 horsepower; engine by Wallsend Slipway Co. in Newcastle
Owners: Lady Dalhousie Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Adam, Hamilton & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Greenock

LADY EAST - 1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Straghan
Rigging:  Barque; 2 decks; sheathed in felt and copper in 1828
Tonnage:  651 tons
Construction:  Calcutta; vessel 15 years old; partial new wales, new upper works & major repairs in 1828
Owners:  Langtry & Co.
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  Cowes

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Strachan
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in felt and copper in 1832
Tonnage:  651 tons
Construction:  1818 in Calcutta, using Teak; new wales, top side & major repairs in 1828;
                       some repairs in 1832
Draught under load:  19 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Vaoyage:  sailed for New South Wales

LADY ELIZABETH - 1811-1812

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain R. Steel
Rigging: Sloop; single deck
Tonnage: 58 tons
Construction: in Whitehaven; vessel 4 years old (1811)
Owners: J. Bowness
Draught under load: 8 feet
Port of survey: Maryport
Voyage: sailed for the Isle of Man

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain R. Steele
Rigging: Sloop; single deck
Tonnage: 58 tons
Construction: 1807 in Whitehaven
Owners: Bowness
Draught under load: 8 feet
Port of survey: Maryport
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade

LADY ELMA BRUCE - 1856
Master:  Captain Bradshaw
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1853; partly fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  966 tons using old measurements and 1,007 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1853 in Quebec, using Oak, Tamarac, Pine, Birch, Elm & Spruce.
Owners:  De Wolf
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

LADY ERNESTINE - 1872
Official Number: 62149
Master: Captain W. Cooksly
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1870; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 153 tons
Dimensions: 96 feet long, 22.5 foot beam and holds 12 feet
Construction: 1869, Ridley in Plymouth; repairs to damages in 1870
Owners: R. Ridley
Port of registry: Plymouth
Port of survey: Plymouth
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade

LADY FAVERSHAM (FEVERSHAM) - 1827/1828/1833/1834-1843

(Green Book - Underwriter)
Master: Captain G. Willis (1827/28); Captain Ellerby (1833); Captain Webster (1834-43)
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1827 & 1830;
               copper repaired in 1831
Tonnage:  430 tons
Construction:  Whitby; iron standards and knees
Owners:  J. Barry (1827-33); Barry & Co. (1834-43)
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of registry:  Whitby
Port of survey: London
Voyage:  sailed for Bombay (1827/28/34-43); Cape Good Hope (1833)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain G. Willis (1827/28); Captain Ellerby (1833); Captain Webster (1834-43)
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1827, 1830 & 1833
Tonnage:  430 tons
Construction:  1826 in Whitby
Owners:  R. Barry (1827-33); Barry & Co. (1834-43)
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of registry:  Whitby
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Bombay

LADY FRANKLIN - 1852
Master:  Captain J. Knowles
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage:  400 tons using old measurements and 420 tons using old measurements
Construction:  1851 in Stromness
Owners:  Baker & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for West Indies

LADY GREY - 1941
Code letters: CGSY                    Official Number: 122014
Rigging: twin screws icebreaker; 2 steel decks sheathed in wood; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom, aft 14 feet, under engine & boilers 70 feet, forward 32 feet, 115 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 38 tons; Aft Peak Tank 39 tons
Tonnage: 733 tons gross, 583 tons under deck and 294 tons net
Dimensions: 172 feet long, 32.2 foot beam and holds 15.9 feet deep; Forecastle 29 feet
Construction: 1906, Vickers, Sons & Maxim Ltd. in Barrow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 19, 30 & 49 inches diameter each pair;
                  stroke 27 inches; 408 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers; 8 corrugated furnaces;
                  grate surface 169 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,572 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Canadian Government (DOT)
Port of registry: Ottawa

LADY HOBERT - 1851-1853
Master:  Captain Rogers (1851); Captain C. Leisk (1852/1853)
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1849
Tonnage:  696 tons using old measurements and 781 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1849 in Nova Scotia, using Spruce & Birch
Owners:  Dempsey
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New York

LADY LEWIS - 1903-05
Code letters: PTCH                  Official Number: 105189
Master: Captain E. Daniel
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
             cellular double bottom, aft 110 feet, under engine 24 feet, forward 136 feet, 696 tons;
             Aft Peak Tank 114 tons
Tonnage: 2,950 tons gross, 2,747 under deck and 1,890 net
Dimensions: 330.2 feet long, 43.1 foot beam and holds 23.2 feet deep; Poop 31 feet;
                   Bridge 90 feet; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1897, Richardson, Duck & Co. in Stockton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 , 37 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 245 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 ribbed furnaces;
                   grate surface 110 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,760 sq.ft.; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Lady Lewis Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (W.J. Tatem & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Cardiff

LADY LILFORD - 1839
Master: Captain J. Kermath
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1838
Tonnage: 557 tons using old measurements and 596 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1838 in Nova Scotia, using Black Birch, Hackmatac & Red Pine
Owners: Scott & Co.
Port of registry: Dundee
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for South Australia

LADY McNAUGTON - 1853
Master:  Captain J. Hibbert
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and double layers of metal in 1833; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage:  558 tons
Construction:  1825 in Calcutta, using Teak; repairs to damages in 1843
Owners:  J. Hibbert
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Port Philip

LADY NUGENT - 1834-1835
Master: Captain Fawcett
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1833; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 535 tons
Construction: 1813 in Bombay
Owners: J. Somes
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Sydney

LADY OF THE LAKE - 1853/1854
Master:  Captain R. Scott
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1853; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  337 tons using old measurements and 329 tons using old measurements
Construction:  1820 in Chittagong; vessel lengthened in 1848
Owners:  Stainbank
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Natal

LADY RAFFLES - 1830-1832/1834/1841-1842/1846
Master:  Captain Tucker (1830-31); Captain Boucher (1832); Captain R. Pollock (1834);
             Captain Hight (1841-42); Captain Kirk (1846)
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks (Green Book); 3 decks (Red Book); sheathed in copper in 1825, 1830, 1832,
               1840 & 1844; copper repaired in 1831 (Green Book)
Tonnage:  647 tons (Green Book); 646 tons (Red Book)
Construction:  1817 River
Owners:  Pirie & Co. (1830); Green & Co. (1830-34); Oldfield & Co. (1841-42); G. Kirk (1846)
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Bombay (1830-32); Québec (1846)                ABANDONNED (1846)

LADY RAFFLES - 1841-1856
Master:  Captain J. Osborne (1841-42); Capain Eden (1846-47); Captain J. Martin (1848-50);
             Captain Marienberg (1852-55)
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and copper 1840; sheathed in yellow metal in 1845;
               sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1848 & 1850
Tonnage:  253 tons using old measurements and 299 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1840 in Sunderland
Owners:  Osborne (1841-42); Wilson (1846-55)
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool (1841-42, 1852-54); London (1846-50)
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney (1841-42); Singapore (1852-54)

LADY SANDYS - 1852-1853
Master:  Captain Pentreath
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1850 & 1852
Tonnage:  290 tons
Construction:  1844 in Scilly; some repairs in 1850
Owners:  Thompson's
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Ceylon (1852); Cape Good Hope (1853)

LADY SEYMOUR - 1856
Master:  Captain J. England
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1853; fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  907 tons
Construction:  1852 on Prince Edward Island, using Juniper, Birch & Oak; repairs to damages in 1853.
Owners:  W. Yeo
Port of registry:  Bristol
Port of survey:  Bristol
Voyage:  sailed for New Orleans

LADY SHERBROOKE - 1831

Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Gambles
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1830
Tonnage:  371 tons
Construction:  Nova Scotia; vessel 19 years old; good repairs in 1823 & 1829; some repairs in 1831
Owner:  T. Loggan
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  Londonderry

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Williams / Captain Wood
Rigging:  Ship; scheathed in copper in 1824; copper repaired in 1825; sheathed in 1830
Tonnage:  380 tons
Construction:  1813 in Nova Scotia; thorough repairs in 1824; some repairs in 1828; good repairs in 1830
Owners:  Logan
Draught under load 16 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool

LADY WASHINGTON - 1804

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Lukcome
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed
Tonnage: 149 tons
Construction: in Portsmouth; vessel 10 years old
Owners: McCracken; American property
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of survey: Rotterdam
Voyage: sailed for Belfast

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Lucombe
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed
Tonnage: 149 tons
Construction: 1793 in Portsmouth
Owners: A. Cooper; American property
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of survey: Dublin
Voyage: sailed for Charleston

LAETITIA - 1828

(Green book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain H. Clements
Rigging: Barque; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1828; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 351 tons
Construction: in New Brunswick; vessel 5 years old; repairs to damages in 1825;
                      some repairs in 1828
Owners: Lascombe & Co.
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: Cowes
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain R. Simon
Rigging: Barque; single deck with beams; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 350 tons
Construction: 1824 in Saint John, NB; good repairs in 1828
Owners: Stroker & Co.
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Dublin
Voyage: sailed for Québec

LAFIAN - 1941
Code letters: VPTP                        Official Number: 157540
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 7 partly asphalted bulkheads;
              fitted with direction finder & echo sounding device; cellular double bottom 296 feet,
              1,072 tons; Midship Tank 25 feet, 931 tons; Forward Peak Tank 183 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 139 tons
Tonnage: 4,876 tons gross, 4,344 under deck and 2,776 net
Dimensions: 422.5 feet long, 56.7 foot beam and holds 23.6 feet deep; Forecastle 44 feet
Construction: 1937, Furness Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Haverton Hill-on-Tees
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 38 & 65 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 45 inches; 456 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended & 1 auxiliary single ended
                  boilers; 8 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 142 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,030 sq. ft.;
                  engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: Elmira Ltd. (United Africa Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Freetown, Sierra Leone

LAFIAN - 1947
Code letters: GDVK                       Official Number: 168857
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; platform deck in No. 3 hold and aft end of No. 2 hold;
              8 partly cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder; cellular double bottom,
              aft & under engine & boilers 113 feet, forward 168 feet, 980 tons; Forward Peak Tank 184 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 137 tons
Tonnage: 7,221 tons gross, 6,637 under deck and 5,055 net
Dimensions: 423 feet long, 57.2 foot beam and holds 34.6 feet deep; Forecastle 43 feet
Construction: 1943, Furness Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Haverton Hill-on-Tees
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23 , 38 & 66 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 489 nominal horsepower;  3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface165 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,362 sq. ft.; engine by Richardsons,
                   Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Hartlepool
Owners: Unitred Africa Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

LAGODA - 1831

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Baker
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1827
Tonnage: 329 tons
Construction: 1826, Massachussets
Owners: Western
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Boston

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: a) Captain F. Bradford; b) Captain O. Baker
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1827
Tonnage: 329 tons
Construction: Boston; vessel 5 years old; repairs to damages in 1827
Owners: Brewster & Co.; American property
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Duxbury

LAGOS - 1891-93
Code letters:  HRVF               Official Number:  87674
Master:  Captain Keen
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks sheathed in wood.; 6 bulkheads & 1 partial bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,731 tons gross, 1,590 under deck and 1,116 net
Dimensions:  300.2 feet long, 36.2 foot beam and holds 20.2 feet deep; Poop 110 tons;
                     House on deck 39 tons; Forecastle 48 tons
Construction:  1883, David J. Dunlop & Co. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 33 & 63 inches diameter respectively; stroke 42 inches;
                    220 horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  British and African Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

LAIRDSMOOR - 1930, ex. MOORFOUL, ex. KILLARNEY
Code letters: KBWH                    Official Number: 143335
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; steel Upper Deck sheathed in wood; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light & wireless; Deep Tank aft 10 tons; Forward Peak Tank 21 tons
Tonnage: 1,578 tons gross, 990 under deck and 668 net
Dimensions: 265 feet long, 36.1 foot beam and holds 15.9 feet deep; Poop 50 feet; Bridge 127 feet;
                    Forecastle 36 feet
Construction: 1919, A. & J. Inglis Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21 1/4, 46 & 74 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 45 inches; operating at 165 p.s.i.; 414 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended boilers;
                  12 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 224 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,830 sq. ft.;
                  fitted for oil fuel in 1926; engine by the builders
Owners: Burns & Laird Lines Ltd.
Port of registry: Glasgow

LAKE MACQUARIE - 1966
Code letters: VJTR                    Official Number: 315297
Rigging: steel single screw motor bulk carrier; 1 deck; 8 bulkheads; fitted with echo sounding device,
              gyro-compass, radar & radiotelephony on VHF; machinery aft; water ballast
Tonnage: 7,358 tons gross, 4,518 tons net and 10,224 tons deadweight
Dimensions: 467ft. 7in. long, 57ft. 6in. beam and holds 25ft. 6in. deep; Poop 96 feet; Forecastle 42 feet
Construction: 1958, Broken Hill Pty. Co. Ltd. in Whyalla
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting Doxford oil engine with 4 cylinders of 600 mm diameter each;
                   stroke 2,320 mm; 3,300 brake horsepower; engine by Commonwealth Government Engine
                   Works in Melbourne
Service speed: 12 knots
Owners: Australian Coastal Shipping Commission
Port of registry: Port Adelaide

LAKE MICHIGAN - 1908
Code letters:  TGFB                 Official Number:  115252
Master:  Captain G.S. Webster, appointed to the ship in 1905.
Rigging:  steel twin screws 4 masts Schooner; 2 steel decks; steel shelter deck;
               3 tiers of beams; 7 cemented bulkheads; deep framing & web frames in lieu
               of lower beams in No. 2 hold; cellular double bottom aft 143 feet; under engine
               and boilers 59 feet, forward 195 feet, 1,497 tons; Deep Tank aft 30 feet, 845 tons;
               Deep Tank forward 26 feet, 918 tons Aft Peak Tank 85 tons; flat keel.
Tonnage:  8,200 tons gross, 6,756 under deck and 5,340 net.
Dimensions:  469.5 feet long, 56.2 foot beam and holds 31.9 feet deep; Bridge 162 feet long.
Construction:  1902,  C.S. Swan & Hunter Ltd. in Newcastle; repairs to damages in 1904.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 23 1/2, 38 & 64 in. diameter each pair;
                    stroke 45 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 722 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended
                    boilers; 12 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 236 sq. ft.; heating surface 10,290 sq. ft.;
                    engine built by Richardson, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Hartlepool.
Owners:  Canadian Pacific Railway Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

LAKE PATOS - 1887
Code letters:  JGHQ                Official Number:  87934
Master:  Captain Rogers
Rigging:  wood 3 masts Schooner; 1 deck; sheathed in felt and yellow metal;
                fastened with copper bolts; salted
Tonnage:  123 tons gross, 121 under deck and 107 net.
Dimensions:  101.9 feet long, 22.9 foot beam and holds 9.1 feet deep.
Construction:  1884,  Dundalk Patent Slipway & Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Dundalk;
                        repairs to damages in 1884.
Owners:  W. Larmour
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Plymouth

LALLA 1848
Master: Captain Wooly
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1843
Tonnage: 177 tons
Construction: 1843 in Liverpool
Owners: Wilson & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea

LAMMERSHAGEN - 1873
Master:  Captain Jorgensen
Rigging:  iron Ship; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  913 tons gross, 765 under deck and 877 net
Dimensions:  182.4 feet long, 32.1 foot beam and holds 19.5 feet deep
Construction:  1869, Stephen in Glasgow
Owners:  R. Sloman
Port of registry:  Hamburg
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for Hamburg

LAMORNA - 1892-1893, ex. ST. MARNOCK
Code letters: HQFS                    Official Number: 58325
Master: Captain D. King
Rigging: iron Barque; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,258 tons gross, 1,193 under deck and 1,258 net
Dimensions: 216.8 feet long, 36 foot beam and holds 22.7 feet deep
Construction: 1867, T. Royden & Sons in Liverpool; new deck in 1892
Owners: Trinder, Anderson & Co.
Port of registry: London                                  SUNK 1893

LANCASHIRE WITCH - 1855-1856
Master: Captain J. Mollison
Riggng: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1855
Tonnage: 1,386 tons
Construction: 1854 in Québec, using Oak and Tamarack
Owners: D. Dunbar
Port of registry: London

LANCASTER - 1889
Code letters:  WBKQ              Official Number:  84133
Master:  Captain W.J. Rout
Rigging:  iron single screw Schoonenr; 2 decks, 1 of iron; 5 cemented bulkheads; 3 tiers of beams;
               cellular double bottom 216 feet long, 315 tons; Aft Peak Tank 30 tons
Tonnage:  1,746 tons gross, 1,620 under deck and 1,145 net
Dimensions:  262 feet long, 35.2 foot beam and holds 22.2 feet deep; Poop 26 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 70 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction:  1881, Palmers' Co. in Newcastle; repairs to damages in 1882 and 1888
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 32 & 60 inches diameter respectively; stroke 42 inches;
                    operating at 80 p.s.i.; 180 horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Steam Ship Lancaster Co. Ltd. (G.M. Steeves, manager)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

LANCHESTER - 1876
Code letters: WQKP                    Official Number: 62605
Master: Captain C. Hammond
Rigging: iron single screw steamer
Tonnage: 735 tons gross, 688 under deck and 474 net
Dimensions: 198.9 feet long, 29.6 foot beam and holds 16.9 feet deep; Break 23 tons
Construction; 1870, Laing in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 27 & 47 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 35 inches; 90 horsepower; engine by North East Marine Engine Co. in Sunderland
Owners: H.T. Marton & Co.
Port of registry: Sunderland

LANSDOWNE - 1873
Code letters: MBJC                    Official Number: 16396
Master: Captain T.E. Robinson
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1873; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 715 tons
Dimensions: 151 feet long, 31.8 foot beam and holds 20.7 feet deep
Construction: 1856 in Sunderland; partial new keelson in 1862; some repairs in 1862 & 1867;
                      repairs to damages in 1873
Owners: Whyte & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for India

LAPLAND - 1907-1908,  ex. DAUNTLESS, ex. PTARMIGAN
Code letters:  LQSN                Official Number:  96102
Master:  Captain D.J. Anderson
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks, 1 of iron; framing partly of iron; 5 cemented bulkheads;
                cellular double bottom 220 feet long, 168 tons
Tonnage:  1,234 tons gross, 995 under deck and 672 net
Dimensions:  256 feet long, 32.2 foot beam and holds 15.4 feet deep; Poop 109 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 26 feet; Forecastle 47 feet
Construction:  1890,  W.B. Thompson & Co. Ltd. in Dundee.
Propulsion:  triple conversion engine with 3 cylinders of 21, 34 & 55 in. diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 194 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 103 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,866 sq. ft.; new double
                    ended boilersin 1901; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Liverpool & Hamburg Steam Ships Co. Ltd. (D. Currie & Co. managers)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

LARCH - 1840
Master:  Captain P. le Guyt
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1836
Tonnage:  249 tons using old measurements and 195 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1815 in Lower Canada, using Oak & Juniper; Yellow & Pitch Pine planking;
                        new deck and major repairs in 1836
Port of registry:  Jersey
Port of survey:  Jersey
Voyage:  sailed for Brazils

LARISTAN - 1925-1926,  ex. WILTON
Code letters: JNFG                            Official Number: 139221
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with wireless;
              cellular double bottom 338 feet, 1,270 tons; Forward Peak Tank 96 tons; Aft Peak Tank 130 tons
Tonnage: 4,293 tons gross, 4,037 under deck and 2,697 net
Dimensions: 385.1 feet long, 53.5 foot beam and holds 24.1 feet deep; Poop 27 feet;
                    Bridge 229 feet; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction: 1916, W. Gray & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 41 1/8 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 421 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended & 1 auxiliary single ended boilers;
                   10 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 184 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,506 sq. ft.;
                   engine by Central Marine Engine Works in West Hartlepool
Owners: Hindustan Steam Shipping Co. Ltd. (Common Bros., managers)
Port of registry: Newcastle

LARK - 1805

(Green Book - Underwriters only)
Master:  Captain S. Stoddart
Rigging:  Brig; 2 decks
Tonnage:  163 tons
Construction:  New England; vessel 9 years old
Owners:  New England; American property
Draught under load:  12 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New England

LARNACA - 1890
Code letters:  LCJG              Official Number:  96291
Master:  Captain W.J. Rout
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck & web frames; 5 asphalted bulkheads;
                cellular double bottom 256 feet long, 448 tons; Aft Peak Tank 30 tons
Tonnage:  2,287 tons gross, 1,732 under deck and 1,492 net
Dimensions:  290.8 feet long, 37.9 foot beam and holds 19.5 feet deep; Quarter Deck 89 feet long;
                      Poop 30 feet; Bridge Deck 118 feet; Forecastle 31 feet
Construction:  1889, Russell & Co. in Greenock; repairs to damages in 1890
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 1/2, 55 1/2 & 58 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 39 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 220 horsepower; engine built by
                    J. Howden & Co. in Glasgow
Owners:  Steam Ship Larnaca Co. Ltd. (G.M. Steeves, manager)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

LATONA - 1870-1876

1) Official Number:  19888
Master:  Captain W. Hunt
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1873; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  693 tons
Dimensions:  153 feet long, 31 foot beam and holds 21 feet deep
Construction:  1857, Briggs in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1864, 1866 & 1871; some repairs in 1870
Owners:  Allan & Son
Port of registry:  London

2) Official Number:  47429
Master:  Captain J. Hawkins (1870-1873); Captain Egglesfield (1874-1875); Captain Goodwin (1876)
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 4 bulkheads
Tonnage:  699 tons using old measurements and 534 tons using new measurements
Dimensions:  212 feet long, 28.2 foot beam and holds 16 feet deep
Construction:  1863, Palmers' Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  160 horsepower steam engine
Owners:  London Steamship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  London

3) Official Number:  55362
Master:  Captain R. Williams (1870-1873); Captain Thomas (1874-1876)
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal, partly in 1871 and partly in 1874; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  285 tons
Dimensions:  115 feet long, 25 foot beam and holds 14.8 feet deep
Construction: 1866, Jones & Co. in Wales
Owners:  Jones & Co.
Port of registry:  Carnarvon

LAUDERDALE - 1870-1878
Code letters: NKHQ                 Official Number:  22165
Master:  Captain W. Hutchison (1870-71); Captain D. Lowe (1872-73); Captain T.W. True (1874-75);
             Captain L. Bice (1875-78)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1876; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  851 tons gross, 794 under deck and 851 net
Dimensions:  185.6 feet long, 32.7 foot beam and holds 20.1 feet deep; Poop 38 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction:  1856 in London
Owners:  J. Willis & Son
Port of registry:  London           1878 missing

LAURA - 1875-1885
Code letters: LKDR                    Official Number: 13961
Rigging: Brigantine
Tonnage: 179 tons
Dimensions: 94.8 feet long, 20.7 foot beam and holds 13.3 feet deep
Construction: 1855, Bushell in South Shields
Owners: S.S. & J.S. Pearce
Port of registry: Southampton

LAURA - 1892
Official Number: 69450
Master: Captain McArthur
Rigging: Barquentine; 1 deck; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1889
Tonnage: 346 tons gross, 299 under deck and 329 net
Dimensions: 126.1 feet long, 30.3 foot beam and holds 12.9 feet deep;
                    Poop 38 tons; Deckhouse 10 tons
Construction: 1876, J. McColl in New Glasgow, NS
Owners: H.D. McArthur
Port of registry: Pictou, NS

LAURA - 1912
Code letters: JVWF                Official Number: 90415
Rigging: steel single screw steamer
Tonnage: 641 tons gross, 466 under deck and 265 net
Dimensions: 207 feet long, 26.8 foot beam and holds 13.3 feet deep; Quarter Deck 114 feet;
                    Bridge 12 feet; Forecastle 40 feet
Construction: 1885, Aitken & Mansel in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 33 & 64 inches diameter respectivelyl;
                   stroke 35 inches; 205 nominal horsepower; new boiler in 1904;
                   engine by J. & J. Tomson in Glasgow
Owners: London & South Western Raiway Co.
Port of registry: Southampton

LAURENTIAN - 1905
Code letters:  LJSV                 Official Number:  67994
Master:  Captain J.U. Donald, appointed to the ship in 1905.
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 3 decks; water ballast
Tonnage:  4,522 tons gross, 4,376 under deck and 2,838 net
Dimensions:  400 feet long, 42.2 foot beam and holds 35.5 feet deep; House on deck 146 tons.
Construction:  1872,  R. Steele & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 28, 46 & 76 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; 424 nominal horsepower; new engine & boilers in 1893; engine built
                    by Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. in Belfast
Owners:  Allan Line Steam Ships Co. Ltd
Port of registry:  Glasgow

LAVERNIÈRE - 1948
Official Number: 176139
Rigging: wood twin screws motor vessel
Tonnage: 126 tons gross, 100 under deck and 78 net
Dimensions: 106.8 feet long, 18 foot beam and holds 7.4 feet deep
Construction: 1944, J.J. Taylor & Sons Ltd. in Toronto, ON
Propulsion: twin diesel engines, each with 12 cylinders of 4 1/2 inches diameter each; stroke 5 inches;
                   engines by General Motor Corp. in Detroit, MI
Owners: Co-opérative de transport maritime & aérien
Port of registry: Québec

LAVERNOCK - 1916-1918
Code letters:  KWGS                   Official Number: 95162
Master:  Captain W. Kemp
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck; 2 tiers of beams and web frames; well deck;
               4 bulkheads; cellular double bottom 226 feet long, 528 tons; Aft Peak Tank 42 tons; flat keel.
Tonnage:  2,362 tons gross, 1,869 under deck and 1,502 net
Dimensions:  275 feet long, 40.3 foot beam and holds 20.9 feet deep; Quarter Deck 105 feet long;
                     Bridge 107 feet long; Forecastle 34 feet long
Construction:  1888 by Palmer'  Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 20 1/2, 35 & 58 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 226 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 99 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,523 sq. ft.; new double
                    ended boilers in 1913; engine by the builders
Owners:  Allan, Adams & Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Cardiff

LAYTON - 1835/1839
Master:  Captain G. Wade (1835); Captain Austin (1839)
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and copper in 1835; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1839
Tonnage:  513 tons
Construction:  1814 in Lancaster; new wales & top sides in 1833; some repairs in 1837 & 1839
Owners:  J. Somes
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales (1835)

LAZZY MARINER - 1948
Official Number: 175448
Rigging: wood twin screws motor fishing vessel
Tonnage: 103 tons gross, 101 under deck and 40 net
Dimensions: 107.5 feet long, 18.3 foot beam and holds 7.4 feet deep
Construction: 1943, Le Blanc Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Weymouth, NS
Propulsion: twin diesel engines with 24 cylinders of 5 3/4 inches diameter each; stroke 7 inches;
                   engine by Hull-Scott Motor Co. in Racine, WI
Owners: L. Johnston
Port of registry: Charlottetown, PE

LEASIDE - 1928,  ex. KILDAVIN
Code letters: KFVS                    Official Number: 145455
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom
              under engine 26 feet, 20 tons; Forward Peak Tank 12 tons
Tonnage: 634 tons gross, 492 under deck and 286 net
Dimensions: 170.2 feet long, 30 foot beam and holds 15.7 feet deep; Bridge 35 feet; Forecastle 25 feet
Construction: 1918, Smith's Dock Co. Ltd. in Middlesborough
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 16, 26 & 44 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 26 inches; operating at 200 p.s.i.; 94 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler;
                   3 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 51 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,825 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: Side Shipping Co. Ltd. (Connell & Grace Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Newcastle

LEDBURY- 1939,  ex. PODESTA, ex. ODESSA
Code letters:  GJQS                Official Number:  147592
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 1 steel deck; steel Shelter Deck; 5 cemented bulkheads;
                fitted with submarine signalling device; cellular double bottom, aft & under engine 139 feet long,
                forward 159 feet, 968 tons; Aft Peak Tank 15 tons.
Tonnage:  3,528 tons gross, 3,214 under deck and 2,186 net.
Dimensions:  366 feet long, 50.8 foot beam and holds 21.5 feet deep; Forecastle 38 feet long.
Construction:  1912,  Aktien Gesellschaft Schiffswerft & Maschinenfabrik Neptun in Rostock
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 39 3/16 7 62 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 41 3/16 inches; operating at 192 p.s.i.; 310 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 114 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,164 sq. ft.; engine built by
                    the builders
Owners:  Alexander Shipping Co. Ltd. (Capper, Alexander & Co. managers)
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Rotterdam

LEE - 1890
Code letters:  VJDM                Official Number: 90215
Master:  Captain L. O'Toole, appointed to the vessel in 1886
Rigging:  iron single screw, 3 masts, Schooner
Tonnage:  1,195 tons gross, 990 under deck and 705 net
Dimensions:  263 feet long, 36.2 foot beam and holds 15.4 feet deep; Poop 41 feet;
                     Bridge 48 feet; Forecastle 54 feet
Construction:  1880, W. Simons & Co. in Renfrew
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 40 & 73 inches diameter respectively; stroke 45 inches;
                    250 horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  City of Cork Steam Packet Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Cork

LEECHMERE - 1897-1899
Master: Captain B.D. Davison
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads & 1 partial bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,120 tons gross, 917 under deck and 724 net
Dimensions: 222 feet long, 31.5 foot beam and holds 17.4 feet deep; Quarter Deck 86 feet;
                    Bridge 40 feet; Forecastle 25 feet
Construction: 1876, Short Bros. in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 27 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 98 registered horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 4 plain furnaces;
                   grate surface 65 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,222 sq. ft.; new boilers in 1885;
                   engine by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners: W. Cory & Son Ltd.
Port of registry: London

LEEDS CITY - 1946
Code letters: GDXQ                Official Number: 148831
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; fitted with direction finder; water ballast
Tonnage: 4,758 tons gross, 4,432 under deck and 2,884 net
Dimensions: 400.5 feet long, 54.3 foot beam and holds 25.6 feet deep; Forecastle 41 feet
Construction: 1921, William Gray & Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 42 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; engine by Central Marine Engine Works in West Hartlepool
Owners: Leeds Shipping Co. Ltd. (Sir William Reardon-Smith & Sons Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Bideford

LEIBNITZ - 1886
Rigging: iron single screw steamer
Tonnage: 2,280 tons gross, 2,212 under deck and 1,455 net
Dimensions: 342.5 feet long, 34.9 foot beam and holds 27.6 feet deep
Construction: 1873, A. Leslie & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 30 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 280 horsepower; engine by Maudslay, Sons & Field in London
Owners: Société Royale Belge Sud-Américaine
Port of registry: Antwerp

LEICESTER - 1876
Code letters: HPLG                    Official Number: 56795
Master: Captain R. Caddy
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in yellow metal in 1875; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 1,363 tons gross, 1,207 under deck and 1,309 net
Dimensions: 221 feet long, 37.1 foot beam and holds 22 feet deep; Poop 109 tons; Forecastle 36 tons
Construction: 1867, Lawrie in Glasgow; iron frame planked
Owners: Merchant Shipping Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

LEINSTER - 1881

1) Official Number: 62983
Master: Captain J. Flett
Rigging: wood paddle steam tug; sheathed in copper in 1869; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 111 tons gross, 111 under deck and 31 net
Dimensions: 102.6 feet long, 18.5 foot beam and holds 9.6 feet deep
Construction: 1869, Readhead, Softley & Co. in South Shields
Propulsion: steam engine with 1 cylinder of 36 inches diameter; stroke 54 inches; operating at
                   25 p.s.i.; 50 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: G. Spiteri
Port of registry: South Shields

2) Code letters: QBPL                    Official Number: 28718
Rigging: iron paddle steamer
Tonnage: 1,467 tons gross, 1,352 under deck and 383 net
Dimensions: 343 feet long, 35 foot beam and holds 19 feet deep
Construction: 1860 in London
Propulsion: oscillating engine with 2 cylinders of 98 inches diameter each; stroke 78 inches;
                   700 horsepower; engine by Ravenhill & Co. in London
Owners: City of Dublin Steam Packet Co.
Port of registry: Dublin

LEIPZIG - 1878
Code letters:  QCHL
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig
Tonnage:  2,388 tons gross and 1,612 tons net
Dimensions:  290.3 feet long, 39.2 foot beam and holds 20.2 feet deep
Construction:  1869, Caird & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion:  steam engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 39 1/2 & 72 3/4 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; 225 horsepower; engine built by O. Henniges & Co. in Berlin
Owners:  Norddeutscher Lloyd
Port of registry:  Bremen

LEITH 1870
Master: Captain Barnetson
Rigging: iron single screw steamer rigged for sail; Awning Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,408 tons gross and 957 tons net
Dimensions: 290.7 feet long, 35.7 foot beam and holds 18.5 feet deep
Construction: 1867, Blackwood in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: auxiliary steam engine producing 200 horsepower
Owners: D. McGregor
Port of registry: Leith
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for China

LENDA - 1940, ex. LENFIELD-1937
Code letters: LJOJ
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 1 deck; 6 partly cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder;
              cellular double bottom 316 feet, 1,068 tons; Forward Peak Tank 95 tons; Aft Peak Tank 155 tons
Tonnage: 4,005 tons gross, 3,599 under deck and 2,409 net
Dimensions: 361.2 feet long, 51.3 foot beam and holds 24.1 feet deep; Poop 36 feet; Bridge 123 feet;
                    Forecastle 31 feet
Construction: 1924, Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 4 cylinders of 24 inches diameter each; stroke 50 inches;
                   398 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended boilers; engine by the builders
Owners: Leif Erichsens Rederi A/S (Leif Erichsen, manager)
Port of registry: Bergen

LEOPOLD CATTEAUX - 1860
Master: Captain L. Meyer
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1857
Tonnage: 750 tons
Construction: 1857 in Antwerp
Owners: Catteaux & Co.
Port of registry: Antwerp
Port of survey: Belgian
Voyage: sailed for South America

LÉOPOLDVILLE - 1909-1912
Code letters: MBLD
Master: Captain J. Bernaerts
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 2 decks & Shelter Deck; fitted with wireless and electric light
Tonnage: 6,327 tons gross, 5,150 under deck and 3,876 net
Dimensions: 400.5 feet long, 53.3 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep; Poop 57 feet; Forecastle 53 feet
Construction: 1908, Harland &  Wolff, Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engines with 8 cylinders of 21, 30, 43 & 61 1/2 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 48 inches; 519 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Compagnie Belge Maritime du Congo
Port of registry: Antwerp

LESTRIS - 1876
Code letters:  WRMK              Official Number:  68301
Master:  Captain Jennings
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads;
                partial double bottom
Tonnage:  1,065 tons gross, 827 under deck and 678 net
Dimensions:  220.5 feet long, 30.2 foot beam and holds 16.7 feet deep;
                     Poop 125 feet long; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction:  1872, Thompson in Sunderland
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 27 & 51 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 33 inches; operating at 65 p.s.i.; 100 horsepower; engine built by
                    J. Dickson in Sunderland
Owners:  Cork Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Cork

LETICIA - 1940
Code letters: PJAP                    Official Number:  3704
Rigging: steel twin screws tanker; 1 deck; machinery aft; 9 bulkheads, partly cemented and partly
              asphalted; Aft Peak Tank 84 tons
Tonnage: 2,580 tons gross, 1,715 under deck and 1,116 net
Dimensions: 305 feet long, 50.2 foot beam and tanks 15.1 feet deep; Quarter Deck 89 feet;
                    Forecastle 29 feet
Construction: 1928, Cantinieri Navale Triestino in Monfalcone
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 12 3/4, 20 1/2 & 33 7/8 inches diameter each pair;
                  stroke 24 7/16 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 236 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                  4 corrugated furnaces; heating surface 4,168 sq. ft.; engine by Rotterdamsche Dry Dock Co.
                  in Rotterdam
Owners: N.V. Curaçaosche Scheepv. Maats.
Port of registry: Willemstad

LEVEN - 1862
Master: Captain McKenzie
Rigging: barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862
Tonnage: 328 tons
Construction: 1862, McMillan in Dumbarton
Owners: Bain Bros.
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for the West Indies

LEVEN - 1925
Official Number: 76382
Rigging: iron single screw steamer
Tonnage: 102 tons gross, 89 under deck and 56 net
Dimensions: 85 feet long, 18 foot beam and holds 7.1 feet deep
Construction: 1876, Winsham Ship Building Co. in Northwich
Propulsion: diagonal steam engine with 2 cylinders of 15 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 18 inches; 40 registered horsepower; engine by F. Gaulton in Manchester
Port of registry: Liverpool

LEVEN LASS - 1853
Master: Captain J. McDonald
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage: 199 tons using old measurements and 184 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1839 in Dumbarton; some repairs in 1848 & 1852; repairs to damages in 1851
Owners: A. Kerr & Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for the West Indies

LEXINGTON - 1833

1) Master:  Captain S. Davie
Rigging:  Snow; sheathed in coppr in 1826; single deck with beams.
Tonnage:  197 tons.
Construction:  1825 in Boston
Owners:  J. Sewer, American
Draught under load:  12 feet
Port of survey:  Cowes
Voyage:  sailed for America

2) Master:  Captain D. Covell
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1830; 2 decks.
Tonnage:  245 tons
Construction: 1829 in America, using white oak, hackmatcak and pine
Owners:  Fisk & Co.
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
 
 

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