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

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LIBERIAN - 1937
Code letters: GYRN                           Official Number: 164284
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 7 partly cemented &
             partly asphalted bulkheads; fitted with direction finder; cellular double
             bottom 341 feet, 1,179 tons; Deep Tank aft 25 feet, 893 tons;
             Forward Peak Tank 248 tons; Aft Peak Tank 144 tons
Tonnage: 5,205 tons gross, 4,343 under deck and 3,068 net
Dimensions: 402.8 feet long, 57.7 foot beam and holds 23.2 feet deep; Forecastle 45 feet
Construction: 1936, Howaldtswerke A.G. in Hamburg
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24 7/16, 38 9/16 & 65 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 372 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 107 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,800 sq. ft.; engine by Howaldtswerke A.G. in Kiel
Owners: United Africa Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

LIBERTY - 1796
Master:  Captain Von Luvnigh
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage:  250 tons
Construction:  1793 in America
Owners:  in Wilmington
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Philadelphia

LIBERTY - 1801

(Green Book - Underwriters)
1) Master:  Captain E. Bray
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage:  233 tons
Construction:  North Carolina; vessel 9 years old
Owners:  Kean & Co.
Draught under load:  14 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Philadelphia

2) Master:  Captain J. Corran
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1799; 12 4-pound guns; 2 9-pound carronade
Tonnage:  269 tons
Construction:  Philadelphia, using Locust, Oak, Cedar & Pine; vessel 9 years old;
Owners:  Crawford; American property
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage: Philadelphia

3) Master:  Captain M. Sands
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1800; fastened with iron bolts;
               12 6-pound guns; 2 12-pound carronade
Tonnage:  160 tons
Construction:  New York; vessel 9 years old; new deck in 1800
Owners:  Ward & Co.
Draught under load:  13 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New Providence

4) Master:  Captain Woodham
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage:  300 tons
Construction:  New York; vessel 1 year old; Pitch Pine sides
Owners:  in New York
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New York

(Red Book - Shipowners)
2) Master:  Captain T. Corran
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1799
Tonnage:  269 tons
Construction: 1792 in Philadelphia, using Locust, Oak, Cedar & Pine; 12 4-pound guns;
                      2 9-pound carronade
Owners:  Crawford
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Philadelphia

4) Master:  Captain Woodham
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage:  300 tons
Construction:  1800 in New York; Pitch Pine sides
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New York

LIBERTY - 1848
Master:  Captain P. Norton
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1842
Tonnage:  692 tons
Construction:  1842 in New York, using White Oak, Liver Oak, Locust & Pitch Pine
Owners:  Bell & Co.
Port of registry:  New York
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New York

LIGHTING 1856
Master: Captain R. Durham
Rigging: iron single screw steam Brig (rigged for sail); 4 bulkheads
Tonnage: 673 tons
Construction: 1855 in Renfrew
Propulsion: auxiliary steam engine producing 130 horsepower
Owners: R. Durham
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for India

LIGHT OF THE AGE - 1864-1866
Master:  Captain Alexander
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1863; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  512 tons using old measurements and 472 tons using new measurements
Dimensions:  133 feet long, 28.5 foot beam and holds 18.2 feet deep
Construction:  1863, Thompson in Southwick
Owners:  Turner & Co.
Port of registry:  Bristol
Port of survey:  Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for China

LILLEMOR - 1920
Code letters: MPRB
Master: Captain G.H. Askeland
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; water ballast
Tonnage: 1,132 tons gross, 991 under deck and 677 net
Dimensions: 226.2 feet long, 36.6 foot beam and holds 15.7 feet deep; Poop 20 feet; Bridge 57 feet;
                    Forecastle 26 feet
Construction: 1916, Akties. Moss Vaerft. in Moss
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 16, 25 & 42 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 30 inches; 97 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Th. Brövig
Port of registry: Farsund

LILY 1856-1857
Master: Captain J. Hislop
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt & yellow metal in 1855; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 340 tons using old measurements and 307 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1851 in Newcastle
Owners: R. Wright
Port of registry: Newcastle
Port of survey: Shields
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea

LIME HOUSE - 1853
Master:  Captain J. Chester
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in yellow metal in 1849
Tonnage:  376 tons
Construction:  1847 in Sunderland
Owners:  Mitcheson
Port of registry:  London

LIMENA - 1864
Master: Captain P. Morrison
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1864; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 392 tons
Dimensions: 128 feet long, 26 foot beam and holds 16.5 feet deep
Construction: 1856 in Hartlepool
Owners: W. Nicol
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Swansea
Voyage: sailed to South America

LIMERICK - 1912-1915, ex. RIPPINHAM GRANGE
Code Letters: QJBG                      Official Number: 109983
Master: Captain M. Macfarlane
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light,
              wireless & refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom, aft 115 feet, under engine
              and boilers 72 feet, forward 150 feet, 1,215 tons; Forward Peak Tank 150 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 80 tons
Tonnage: 6,827 tons gross, 5,440 under deck and 5,116 net
Dimensions: 420 feet long, 54.2 foot beam and holds 29.5 feet deep; Poop 33 feet;
                    Bridge 197 feet; Forecastle 78 feet
Construction: 1898, Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 44 1/2 & 74 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 54 inches; 558 nominal horsepower;  3 single & 1 auxiliary single ended boilers;
                  11 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 211 sq. ft.; heating surface 8,496 sq. ft.;
                  engine by the builders
Owners: Union Steam Ship Co. of New Zealand Ltd.
Port of registry: London

LINCELLES - 1880
Code letters: PTHL                    Official Number: 27923
Master: Captain J. Denny
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1880
Tonnage: 892 tons gross, 798 under deck and 892 net
Dimensions: 172 feet long, 30.6 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep;
                    Poop 59 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction: 1858, Dunbar in Maulmain
Owners: J.H. Allan
Port of registry: London

LINCLUDEN CASTLE - 1858
Official Number:  6095
Master:  Captain McClellan
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  955 tons using old measurements and 1,028 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1853 in Miramichi, using Hackmatac and Birch
Owners:  Moore & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Aden

LINCOLN - 1865
Master:  Captain T. Leamon
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 bulkheads
Tonnage: 996 tons
Dimensions:  197 feet long, 34 foot beam and holds 20.5 feet deep
Construction:  1864, Oswald in Sunderland
Owners:  Temperlys
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

LINCOLNSHIRE - 1862/1877
Code letters: NFGL                Official Number: 21172
Master:  Captain E. Charlton (1862)
Rigging:  Ship (1862); Barque (1877); 1 deck; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  1,024 tons (1862); 1,025 tons gross, 888 under deck and 1,025 net (1877)
Dimensions: 197.4 feet long, 33 foot beam and holds 20.8 feet deep; Poop 132 tons
Construction:  1858 in London
Owners:  Wigram & Co. (1862); M. Wigram & Sons (1877)
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia (1862)

LINDA - 1855-1856
Master: Captain R. Besan
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in1854
Tonnage: 345 tons
Construction: 1850 on Jersey
Owners: Vining & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Jersey (1855); Liverpool (1856)
Voyage: sailed for Panama (1855); South America (1856)

LINDULA - 1893
Code letters: KTPN                    Official Number: 95083
Master: Captain W.W. Allan
Rigging: steel single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom 304 feet, 754 tons
Tonnage: 3,346 tons gross, 3,034 under deck and 2,199 net
Dimensions: 350.4 feet long, 42.1 foot beam and holds 25.9 feet deep; Poop 62 feet;
                    Bridge 82 feet; Forecastle 44 feet
Construction: 1888, W. Denny & Bros. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engine with 4 cylinders of 24, 36, 48 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 290 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Glasgow

LINGFIELD - 1938,  ex. NIKI-1937, ex. HOPPER BARGE SLINGER
Code letters:  VQYV                  Official Number:  171304
Rigging:  single screw steamer; 1 deck; machinery aft; water ballast
Tonnage:  1,002 tons gross, 813 under deck and 584 net
Dimensions:  195 feet long, 35.5 foot beam and holds 14.4 feet deep; Forecastle 20 feet long
Construction:  1917, Lobtnitz & Co. Ltd. in Renfrew
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 17, 27 & 43 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 27 inches; 151 nominal horsepower; engine built by the same company as the hull
Owners:  Finchley Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Gibraltar

LINKMOOR - 1923, ex. JEDMEAD, ex. JEDMOOR
Code letters: JDLV              Official Number: 135287
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with wireless;
              cellular double bottom, aft 112 feet, under engine 24 feet, forward 136 feet, 830 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 182 tons
Tonnage: 3,175 tons gross, 2,986 under deck and 1,973 net
Dimensions: 331 feet long, 47.7 feet deep and holds 22.5 feet deep; Poop 27 feet;
                    Bridge 95 feet; Forecastle 29 feet
Construction: 1913, J. Blumer & Co. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 39 & 65 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 42 inches; 291 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                  grate surface 111 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,400 sq. ft.;
                  engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: Moorline Ltd. (W. Runciman & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

LINLITHGOWSHIRE - 1887,  ex. JEANIE LANDLES
Code letters:  QSJN                Official Number:  76785
Master:  Captain Stott, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1881 and to the ship in 1883.
Rigging:  iron ship; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beam; 1 cemented bulkhead.
Tonnage:  1,425 tons gross, 1,289 under deck and 1,357 net.
Dimensions:  244.7 feet long, 37.4 foot beam and holds 21.7 feet deep; Poop 36 feet long;
                      Forecastle 35 feet long.
Construction:  1877,  H. Murray & Co. in Port Glasgow.
Owners:  T. Law & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

LITTLE BRAY 1842
Master: Captain Townsend
Rigging: Brig; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 81 tons
Construction: 1825 in Bideford; repairs to damages in 1837; some repairs in 1841
Owners: Heycroft & Co.
Port of registry: Bideford
Port of survey: Bideford
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade

LITTLE CHERUB - 1820
Master:  Captain J. Ashley
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed with copper; single deck with beams.
Tonnage:  247 tons
Construction:  1804 in Point Pleasant
Owners:  J. Simms (American property)
Draught under load:  14 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Philadelphia

LITTLE MARY - 1819

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain F. Farman
Rigging:  Brig; single deck
Tonnage:  85 tons
Construction:  Yarmouth; vessel 2 years old
Owners:  Holt & Co.
Draught under load:  10 feet
Port of survey:  Dublin
Voyage:  sailed for Liverpool

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Farman
Rigging:  Brig; single deck
Tonnage:  85 tons
Construction:  1817 in Yarmouth
Owners:  Holt & Co.
Draught under load:  10 feet
Port of survey:  Yarmouth
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

LIVE OAK - 1768
Master: Captain Lunbury
Rigging: sailing vessel; 2 decks
Tonnage: 150 tons
Construction: in Plantation; 6 guns
Owners: Lunbury
Port of registry: London
Voyage: sailed for Leghorn

LIVERPOOL - 1845
Master:  Captain Swinford
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in 1838
Tonnage:  514 tons
Construction:  1833 in Saint John, using Black Birch, Oak, Spruce & Pine; some repairs in 1843
Owners:  Robinson
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New York

LIVERPOOL - 1852
Master:  Captain J. Hayward
Rigging:  Brigantine; sheathed in copper in 1847
Tonnage:  125 tons
Construction:  1836 in Newcastle; some repairs in 1846 & 1847
Owners:  Brain & Son
Port of registry:  Bristol
Port of survey:  Bristol
Voyage:  sailed for the West Indies

LIVERPOOL PACKET - 1824

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain D. Adams
Rigging: Brig; 2 decks; fastened with copper bolts (Red)
Tonnage: 245 tons
Construction: Bath; American property; vessel 2 years old
Owners: Captain & Co. Captain (Red)
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Virginia

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Adams
Rigging: Brig; 2 decks; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 255 tons
Construction: 1823 in Spain
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for America

LIVERPOOL PACKET - 1838-1841
Master: Captain R. Pearse (1838-40); Captain J. Stevens (1841)
Rigging: Brig
Tonnage: 127 tons
Construction: 1815 in Yarmouth; new deck & top sides in 1834
Owners: Cornish & Co.
Port of registry: Penzance
Port of survey: Penzance
Voyage: sailed for Swansea (1838-40); Oporto (1841)

LIVINGSTONE - 1846/1848
Master:  Captain Rickirty (1846); Captain J. Salkeld (1848)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1840 and partly in felt in 1845
Tonnage:  467 tons
Construction:  1840 in Liverpool
Owners:  J. Steel
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney (1848)

LIZETTE - 1887
Code letters:  JSBC                  Official Number:  60411
Master:  Captain Hatfield
Rigging:  wood Bark; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  371 tons gross, 313 under deck and 349 net
Dimensions:  141.6 feet long, 27.2 foot beam and holds 12.4 feet deep;
                     Forecastle 15 tons; Break 7 tons
Construction:  1869, Hunt in Gloucester; some repairs in 1875
Owners:  J. Neill
Port of registry:  Liverpool

LLANARTH - 1940
Code letters: GSYQ                    Official Number: 161204
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with direction finder & echo sounding device; cellular double bottom, 348 feet,
             1,146 tons; Forward Peak Tank 128 tons; Aft Peak Tank 150 tons
Tonnage: 5,053 tons gross, 4,575 under deck and 3,018 net
Dimensions: 400.5 feet long, 54 foot beam and holds 25.9 feet deep
Construction: 1929, Bartram & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 44 1/2 & 73 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 48 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 460 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers
                  with superheaters; 9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 197 sq. ft.; heating surface
                  7,917 sq. ft.; engine by Blair & Co. (1926) Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Picton Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Evan Thomas Radcliffe & Co.)
Port of registry: London

LLANGORSE - 1908-1911
Code letters: RNHT                Official Number: 109795
Master: Captain J.M. Alexander
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 3,841 tons gross, 3,542 under deck and 2,439 net
Dimensions: 340 feet long, 48.1 foot beam and holds 25.8 feet deep; Poop 33 feet;
                    Bridge 176 feet; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1900, Richardson, Duck & Co. in Stockton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 42 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 365 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended & 1 auxiliary boilers;
                   8 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 153 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,305 sq. ft.;
                   engine by Blair & Co. in Stockton
Owners: Llangorse Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (E. Thomas, Radcliffe & Co., managers)
Port of registry: London

LOBELIA - 1862-1864
Master: Captain Joblin
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 840 tons using old measurements and 823 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1855 in Sunderland; major repairs in 1861
Owners: J. Ledgett
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Liverpool (1862); London (1863-64)
Voyage: sailed for India (1862)

LOCH BROOM - 1901-1905
Code letters: JTVL                Official Number: 90017
Master: Captain W. Martin
Rigging: iron, 4 masts, Barque; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 2,128 tons gross, 1,973 under deck and 2,075 net
Dimensions: 287.7 feet long, 42.5 foot beam and holds 24.1 feet deep; Poop 32 feet; Forecastle 35 feet
Construction: 1885, Barclay, Curle & Co. in Glasgow
Owners: General Shipping Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow

LOCH ECK - 1879
Code letters: WSRK                    Official Number: 71684
Master: Captain P. Taylor
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,701 tons gross, 1,548 under deck and 1,641 net
Dimensions: 262.9 feet long, 38.3 foot beam and holds 23.1 feet deep; Poop 44 feet; Forecastle 37 feet
Construction: 1874, Connell in Glasgow
Owners:J. & R. Wilson
Port of registry: Glasgow

LOCH KATRINE - 1873
Code letters: WQCK                    Official Number: 60453
Master: Captain T. Burton
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,200 tons
Dimensions: 226 feet long, 35.8 foot beam and holds 21.5 feet deep
Construction: 1869, Lawrie in Glasgow
Owners: Glasgow Shipping Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow

LOCH LAGGAN - 1875, ex. AMERICA
Official Number: 63874
Master: a) Captain Inglis; b) Captain Campbell
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,504 tons gross, 1,354 under deck and 1,446 net
Dimensions: 243.1 feet long, 37.8 foot beam and holds 22.8 feet deep; Poop 47.5 feet; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1872, Connell in Glasgow
Owners: Atkin, Lilburn & Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow

LOCH LOMOND - 1873
Official Number:  63741
Master:  Captain Grey
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 bulkhead, cemented in 1870
Tonnage:  1,200 tons
Dimensions:  226.3 feet long, 35.8 foot beam and holds 21.5 feet deep
Construction:  1870,  Lawrie in Glasgow
Owners:  Glasgow Shipping Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

LOCH LONG - 1877
Code letters: WTVC                Official Number: 72726
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,261 tons gross, 1,102 under deck and 1,203 net
Dimensions: 228.5 feet long, 35.8 foot beam and holds 21.3 feet deep; Poop 44 feet; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1876, J. & G. Thomson in Glasgow
Owners: General Shipping Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow

LOCH NESS - 1870
Code letters: WQCL                Official Number: 60401
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,248 tons gross, 1,121 under deck and 1,190 net
Dimensions: 225.5 feet long, 35.6 foot beam and holds 21.6 feet deep; Poop 40 feet; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction: 1869, Barclay, Curle & Co. in Glasgow
Owners: Glasgow Shipping Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow

LOCH RANNOCH - 1887, ex. CLANRANALD
Code letters:  HSNK                Official Number:  60354
Master:  Captain Armit, appointed to the shipping line and to the ship in 1886.
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead.
Tonnage:  1,243 tons gross, 1,116 under deck and 1,185 net.
Dimensions:  217.8 feet long, 35.5 foot beam and holds 21 feet deep;
                      Poop 39 feet long; Forecastle 37 feet.
Construction:  1868,  J. & G.Thomson in Glasgow.
Owners:  Glasgow Shipping Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Glasgow

LOCOMOTIVE - 1867
Code letters: JBCL                Official Number: 4086
Master: Captain W. Dart
Rigging: iron Brig; 2 bulkheads
Tonnage: 193 tons
Dimensions: 110 feet long, 22.5 foot beam and holds 11.8 feet deep
Construction: 1855 in Bristol
Owners: Powell & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool

LOFTHUS - 1897-1898,  ex. CASHMERE
Code letters: JHDR                    Official Number: 58930
Master: Captain O. Andersen
Rigging: iron Barque; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,277 tons gross, 1,194 under deck and 1,245 net
Dimensions: 222.8 feet long, 36.7 foot beam and holds 22.7 feet deep
Construction: 1868, T.R. Oswald in Sunderland; new deck 1890; repairs to damages in 1893
Owners: Barque Lofthus Actierederi (J.A. Henschien, manager)
Port of registry: Lillesand

LOMBARDY - 1939
Code letters: KJBW                    Official Number: 143743
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks & Shelter Deck; fitted with electric light,
              wireless & direction finder; water ballast
Tonnage: 3,379 tons gross, 3,082 under deck and 2,067 net
Dimensions: 380 feet long, 48.1 foot beam and holds 23.4 feet deep; Poop 22 feet; Forecastle 41 feet
Construction: 1921, Richardson, Duck & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 & 70 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 45 inches; 332 nominal horsepower; engine built by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: D. MacIver & Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

LONDESBOROUGH - 1906-1909
Code letters: QLBK                    Official Number: 109085
Master: Captain J. Fowler
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads; cellular double
              bottom, aft & under engine 130 feet, forward 136 feet, 732 tons; Aft Peak Tank 53 tons
Tonnage: 3,071 tons gross, 2,854 under deck and 1,969 net
Dimensions: 324 feet long, 47.1 foot beam and holds 22.4 feet deep; Poop 27 feet;
                    Bridge 62 feet; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction: 1898, W. Gray & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 38 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 258 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   6 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 95 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,784 sq. ft.; engine by
                   Central Marine Engine Works in West Hartlepool
Owners: Scott Bros. Ltd.
Port of registry: Newcastle

LONDON - 1793-1794
Master: Captain C. Horner
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in 1782
Tonnage: 350 tons
Construction: British; good repairs in 1783 & 1785; repairs in 1787; repairs to damages in 1792
Owners: Lucas & Co.
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Southern Fishing Grounds

LONDON - 1848
Master: Captain McDonald
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1848
Tonnage: 239 tons
Construction: 1833 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1845 & 1846; thorough repairs in 1848
Owners: Banerman
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for the West Indies

LONDON - 1852
Master: Captain H. Tillman
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1850
Tonnage: 612 tons
Construction: 1833 in London; partial new keelson & some repairs in 1852
Owners: Teighe & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Port Philip

LONDON - 1852-1854
Master: Captain J. Moor
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in yellow metal
Tonnage: 215 tons using old measurements and 166 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1825 in Lyme; vessel lengthened & major repairs in 1849
Owners: R. Tosh
Port of registry: Dundee
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for the West Indies

LOOSHTAUK - 1847
Master:  Captain Thain
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1846
Tonnage:  646 tons using old measurements and 636 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1845 in Tynemouth, N.B., using Pine, Spruce, Oak & Birch
Owners:  Edmonds
Port of registry:  Dublin
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New Orleans

LORD AUCKLAND - 1850-1853
Master:  Captain T. Bacon (1850-52); Captain Thompson (1853)
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in copper in 1849
Tonnage:  516 tons using old measurements and 628 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1836 in Calcutta, using Teak; some repairs in 1841; repairs to damages in 1849
Owners:  Brown & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Hobart Town

LORD BURLEIGH - 1855
Master:  Captain A. Clark
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in yellow metal in 1853
Tonnage:  522 tons using old measurements and 622 tons using news ones.
Construction:  1853 in Sunderland
Owners:  Blair & Co.
Port of registry:  Sunderland
Port of survey:  Sunderland
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

LORD CLYDE - 1872
Official Number:  62431
Master:  Captain W. Lyall
Rigging:  Schooner; fastened with copper bolts.
Tonnage:  115 tons.
Dimensions:  86.5 feet long, 22.3 foot beam and holds 11 feet deep.
Construction:  1869, Geddie in Banff
Owners:  J. Simpson.
Port of registry:  Banff
Port of survey:  Banff
Voyage:  sailed for the Baltic Sea

LORD COLLINGWOOD - 1846
Master:  Captain Renardson
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in yellow metal in 1841
Tonnage:  328 tons using old measurements and 374 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1841 in Newcastle
Owners:  C. Smith
Port of registry:  Newcastle
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

LORD DERBY - 1916-1917
Code letters: HDVS                    Official Number: 120897
Master: Captain J. Forster
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom, aft 128 feet, under engine & boilers 42 feet, forward 156 feet, 1,027 tons;
              Deep Tank aft 36 feet, 790 tons; Forward Peak Tank 104 tons; Aft Peak Tank 49 tons
Tonnage: 3,757 tons gross, 3,584 under deck and 2,401 net
Dimensions: 375.7 feet long, 48.5 foot beam and holds 16.3 feet deep; Poop 35 feet;
                    Bridge & Forecastle 298 feet
Construction: 1905, A. McMillan & Son Ltd. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 394 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 172 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,426 sq. ft.; engine by
                   Dunsmuir & Jackson Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners: Occidental & Oriental Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (P. Samuel & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

LORD GOUGH - 1887
Code letters:  SNKG                    Official Number:  81266
Master:  Captain Hughes
Rigging:  iron single screw, 4 masts, Barque
Tonnage:  3,655 tons gross, 3,324 under deck and 2,370 net
Dimensions:  382.8 feet long, 40.2 foot beam and holds 30 feet deep; Bridge Deck 299 tons
Construction: 1879, Laird Bros. in Birkenhead
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 32 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; 450 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Lord Gough Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (G.M. Papayanni & Son, managers)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

LORD HARDINGE - 1858
Code letters: HDMF
Master: Captain W. Brown
Rigging: Snow; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1858
Tonnage: 256 tons
Construction: 1848 in Dundee; some repairs in 1858
Owners: A. Edwards
Port of registry: Dundee

LORD HUNGERFORD - 1851-1857
Master: Captain Patterson (1851); Captain Brown (1852-1854); Captain Hurst (1855-1857)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851 & 1854
Tonnage:  736 tons using old measurements and 928 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1813 in Calcutta; some repairs in 1847, 1848 & 1851
Owners:  Farquahrson (1851-1855); Teighe & Co. (1855-1857)
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London (1851/1855/1857); Liverpool (1852)
Voyage: sailed for Sydney (1851); Bombay (1852)

LORD LYNDOCH - 1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Luscombe
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in teak, felt and copper in 1829
Tonnage: 638 tons
Construction: in Calcutta; vessel 18 years old; major repairs in 1829
Owners: Somes
Draught under load: 20 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Van Diemen Land

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Lyndoch
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1829
Tonnage: 650 tons
Construction: 1815 in Calcutta; some repairs in 1826
Owners: Somes
Draught under load: 19 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

LORD NELSON - 1879
Code letters:  SDWB                  Official Number:  76249
Master:  Captain Tully
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads; 3 tiers of beams; iron deck
               double bottom 120 feet long
Tonnage:  1,780 tons gross, 1,705 under deck and 1,142 net
Dimensions:  270.2 feet long, 34.2 foot beam and holds 24.6 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Deck 40 feet long, Forecastle 26 feet
Construction:  1878, Swan in Newcastle
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 32 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 40 inches; operating at 75 p.s.i.; 200 horsepower; engine built by
                    R. & W. Hawthorn in Newcastle
Owners:  C. Tully
Port of registry:  Newcastle

LORD RAGLAN - 1856
Master: Captain Gillespie
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1855
Tonnage: 477 tons
Construction: 1855 in Dundee
Owners: A. Edward
Port of registry: Dundee
Port of survey: Dundee
Voyage: sailed for Buenos Ayres

LORD RODNEY - 1826-1832

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Charlton
Rigging:  Brig; single deck; sheathed in copper
Tonnage:  165 tons
Construction:  Bermuda; vessel 16 years old
Owners:  Asquith & Co.
Draught under load:  13 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Van Diemen Land

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Grigg
Rigging:  Schooner; single deck; sheathed in copper in 1823
Tonnage: 165 tons
Construction:  1807 in Bermuda; new top sides in 1805; good repairs in 1824
Owners:  Asquith
Draught under load:  13 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Van Diemen Land

LORD STANLEY - 1908,  ex. PINEWOOD,  ex. MARIPOSA
Code letters:  VCMS               Official Number:  111304
Master:  Captain J. Cunningham, appointed to the vessel in 1906
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck & partly steel, partly iron Spar Deck; 3 tiers of beams;
               6 cemented bulkheads; web frames in lower holds; fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom,
               aft 116 feet, under engine & boilers 58 feet, forward 158 feet, 979 tons; Deep Tank aft 30 feet,
               769 tons; Deep Tank forward 36 feet, 1,020 tons; Aft Peak Tank 45 tons
Tonnage:  4,696 tons gross, 4,499 under deck and 3,057 net
Dimensions:  390 feet long, 49.9 foot beam and holds 20 feet deep; Poop 33 feet;
                     Bridge 144 feet; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction:  1900, J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1904
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 43 & 73 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 200 p.s.i.; 431 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                    9 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 177 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,753 sq. ft.; engine built by
                    Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners:  Occidental & Oriental Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (J. Herron & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  London

LORD WARRISTON - 1853
Master: Captain W. Cubbitt
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,048 tons using old measurements and 1,144 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1851 in Québec, using Oak, Hackmatac, Elm, Birch & Pine
Owners: T. Hamlin
Port of registry: Greenock
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for Port Philip

LOTHAIR - 1882-1883
Code letters: JQSL                    Official Number: 63633
Master: Captain T.O. Boulton
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1883
Tonnage: 824 tons gross, 766 under deck and 794 net
Dimensions: 191.8 feet long, 33.5 foot beam and holds 19 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 33 tons
Construction: 1870, Walter in London
Owners: Killick, Martin & Co.
Port of registry: London

LOTTIE - 1881
Code letters: WRQK                    Official Number: 67332
Master: Captain George Thompson
Rigging: iron single screw steamer
Tonnage: 1,164 tons gross, 942 under deck and 739 net
Dimensions: 230 feet long, 30.2 foot beam and holds18 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 85 tons; Forecastle 34 tons
Construction: 1872, M. Pearse & Co. in Stockton
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 28 & 56 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; 120 horsepower; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: H. Fawcus
Port of registry: Newcastle

LOUISA - 1827

(Green Book - Underwriter)
Master:  Captain M. Reeves
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed with copper over boards in 1824; partly fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  353 tons
Construction:  South America
Owners:  Thompson; American property
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Belfast
Voyage:  sailed for New York

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Reeves
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1823
Tonnage:  382 tons
Construction:  1810 in Campy; partial new keelson in 1820
Owners:  Captain
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Savanah

LOUISA - 1835
Master:  Captain Shepperd
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in patent hair and metal in 1833
Tonnage:  370 tons
Construction:  1814 in Hull; new top sides, partly in 1833 and partly in 1834
Owners:  Shepperd & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

LOUISA - 1840
Master:  Captain Pallot
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in felt and copper in 1840
Tonnage:  242 tons using old measurements and 306 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1824 in Calcutta, using Teak; major repairs in 1840
Owners:  Smith & Co.
Port of registry:  Clay
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

LOUISA - 1851
Master:  Captain J. Small
Rigging:  Brig; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  182 tons
Construction:  1850 on Prince Edward Island, using Birch, Pine, Spruce & Hackmatac
Owners:  Hutchins
Port of registry:  Exeter
Port of survey:  Teignmouth
Voyage:  sailed for North America

LOUISA & ELIZABETH - 1852
Master: Captain J. Barber
Rigging: Schooner; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 70 tons
Construction: 1835 in Newcastle; new wales & major repairs in 1849
Owners: Barber & Co.
Port of registry: Southwold
Port of survey: Newcastle
Voyage: sailed for Rouen

LOUISE - 1851
Master:  Captain C. Sandmark
Rigging:  Bark
Tonnage:  414 tons
Construction:  1841 in Gefle
Owners:  Elfbrink & Co.
Port of registry:  Gefle
Port of survey:  Newport
Voyage:  sailed for Havana

LOVE AND UNITY - 1764

1) Master: Captain Edward White
Rigging: sailing vessel; single deck
Tonnage: 60 tons
Construction: 1760 in Lymington
Owners: D. Spencer
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Cork

2) Master: Captain David Miles
Rigging: sailing vessel
Tonnage: 90 tons
Construction: in Great Britain
Owners: none listed
Port of survey: Leith
Voyage: sailed for Campovere

LOVELY NELLY - 1776
Master: Captain John Walker
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed
Tonnage: 200 tons
Construction: 1762 in Chepstow
Owners: Captain & Co.
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Newry
Voyage: sailed for Whitehaven

LOWLANDS - 1916
Code letters: KRJP                    Official Number: 92925
Master: Captain F.W. Major, appointed to the vessel in 1916
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck; web frames; 4 partly cemented & partly asphalted
              bulkheads; double bottom, aft 82 feet, forward 100 feet, 378 tons
Tonnage: 1,789 tons gross, 1,385 under deck and 1,165 net
Dimensions: 260.5 feet long, 36.6 foot beam and holds 18.2 feet deep; Quarter Deck 107 feet;
                    Bridge 104 feet; Forecastle 25 feet
Construction: 1888, W. Gray & Co. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 19, 30 1/2 & 51 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 36 inches; 156 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 4 ribbed furnaces;
                  grate surface 133 sq. ft.; new double ended boilers in 1901; engine by
                  Central Marine Engine Works in West Hartlepool
Owners: Lowlands Steam Shipping Co. Ltd. (J. Crass & Co., managers)
Port of registry: West Hartlepool

LOYAL STANDARD - 1835
Master:  Captain C. Taylor
Rigging:  Snow; partly fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  204 tons.
Construction:  1827 in Sunderland
Owners:  T. Taylor
Port of registry:  North Shields
Port of survey:  Newcastle
Voyage:  sailed for London

LUCANIA - 1900
Rigging: wood single screw trawler; 1 deck
Tonnage: 100 tons
Construction: 1900, J. Miller in Anstruther
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 14 & 30 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 21 inches; engine by Shields Engine Co. in North Shields
Owners: R. Irvine
Port of registry: North Shields

LUCIANIA - 1898
Code letters:  RKTW
Master: Captain G. Behrmann
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks, Upper Deck sheathed in wood; lower deck in
              forehold; 3 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light; cellular double
              bottom, aft 120 feet, under boilers 36 feet, forward 152 feet, 729 tons
Tonnage: 4,801 tons gross, 3,914 under deck and 3,124 net
Dimensions: 382 feet long, 48.2 foot beam and holds 26.2 feet deep; Poop 233 feet;
                    Forecastle 44 feet
Construction: 1898, J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd., Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 44 & 72 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; operating at 165 p.s.i.; 391 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                   9 plain furnaces; grate surface 197 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,300 sq. ft.; engine by
                   G. Clark Ltd., Sunderland
Owners: Deutsche Dampfschiffs Ges. Kosmos
Port of registry: Hamburg

LUCY 1847
Master: Captain Cherry
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in copper in 1844
Tonnage: 230 tons using old measurements and 267 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1840 in Bristol; repairs to damages in 1844
Owners: Daniel & Co.
Port of registry: Bristol
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for the West Indies

LUDGATE HILL - 1881
Code letters: WGFQ                    Official Number: 84195
Rigging: steel twin screws; 4 masts, Barque; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 9 cemented bulkheads;
              water ballast; Midship Tank 36 feet, 593 tons; top side Peak Tank Aft 38 feet, 402 tons
Tonnage: 4,162 tons gross, 3,841 under deck and 2,703 net
Dimensions: 420.3 feet long, 47 foot beam and holds 26.5 feet deep
Construction: 1881, Dobie & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion: twin compound engines with 4 inverted cylinders of 32 1/2 & 76 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 48 inches; operating at 100 p.s.i.; 600 horsepower; engine by
                   J. Howden & Co. in Glasgow
Owners: Steam Ship Ludgate Hill Co. Ltd. (W.B. Hill & W.H. Nott, managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool

LUMLEY - 1865
Code letters: HGVM                    Official Number: 51197
Master: Captain E. Edwards
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 4 bulkheads; double bottom
Tonnage: 683 tons using old measurements and 538 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 195.2 feet long, 28.8 foot beam and holds 16.6 feet deep
Construction: 1865, Laing in Sunderland
Owners: Morton & Co.
Port of registry: Sunderland

LUPATA - 1878-1880
Code letters: NTCS                    Official Number: 70704
Master: Captain M. Irven
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,069 tons gross, 1,013 under deck and 1,039 net
Dimensions: 215 feet long, 34.1 foot beam and holds 21.1 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 36 feet
Construction: 1875, William in Harrington
Owners: J.H. Clark
Port of registry: London

LURLINE - 1908
Code letters:  KWMR                  Official Number:  204955
Master:  Captain H. F. Weedon, appointed to the Shipping Line and to the vessel in 1908
Rigging:  steel single screw, 3 masts, Schooner; 2 steel decks; web frames; steel lower deck in
                fore hold; 7 bulkheads; machinery aft; fitted electric light & refrigerating machinery;
                cellular double bottom under engine & boilers 63 feet long, forward 286 feet, 1,353 tons;
                Deep Tank forward 43 feet, 1,144 tons; Forward Peak Tank 79 tons; Aft Peak Tank 64 tons
Tonnage:  5,928 tons gross, 5,332 under deck and 3,725 net
Dimensions:  412.8 feet long, 53.1 foot beam and holds 29.2 feet deep; Poop 90 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 48 feet; Forecastle 43 feet
Construction:  1908, Newport News Ship Building & Dry Dock Co. in Newport News
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 31, 50 & 84 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 640 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers;
                    16 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 312 sq. ft.; heating furnaces 10,928 sq. ft.;
                    fitted for oil fuel; engine built by the same company as the hull
Owners:  Matson Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  San Francisco

LUSITANIA - 1880/1886-1887
Code letters:  KPTW                Official Number:  65888
Master:  Captain W. Thomas (1880); Captain Ruthven (1886-87)
Rigging:  iron single screw Bark; 3 decks & awning deck; 5 bulkheads & 3 partial bulkheads
Tonnage:  3,832 tons gross, 3,791 under deck and 2,425 net
Dimensions:  379.9 feet long, 41.3 foot beam and holds 35.2 feet deep
Construction:  1871,  Laird & Bros. in Birkenhead
Propulsion:  compound engine with 3 inverted cylinders of 36, 60 & 96 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 150 p.s.i.; 700 horsepower; third cylinders added in 1886.
                    engine built by T. Richardson & Sons in Hartlepool.
Owners:  Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  London

LYCIA - 1894
Code letters: KRPB                    Official Number: 93777
Master: Captain Jones
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks; 6 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom 264 feet,
              545 tons; Aft Peak Tank 48 tons
Tonnage: 3,282 tons gross, 2,984 under deck and 2,117 net
Dimensions: 345.5 feet long, 40.9 foot beam and holds 26.7 feet deep; Poop 38 feet;
                    Bridge 91 feet; Forecastle 48 feet
Construction: 1888, Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast; repairs to damages in 1894
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24 1/2, 37 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; operating at 155 p.s.i.; 320 horsepower; 2 double ended boilers; 8 corrugated
                   furnaces; grate surface 148 sq. ft.; engine by the buildlers
Owners: African Steam Ship Co. (Elder, Dempster & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool

LYNHER 1836-1851
Master: Captain Kerswill (1836-38); Captain Browse (1839-46); Captain Straghan (1846-50);
            Captain T. Hartley (1851)
Rigging: Brig (1836-42); Brigantine (1843-51); sheathed in copper in 1835, 1839 &1843;
              sheathed in yellow metal in 1846; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 155 tons
Construction: 1835 in Plymouth
Owners: Kerswill (1836-43); Kerswell (1844-50); T. Hartley (1851)
Port of registry: Plymouth (1836-50); Leith (1851)
Port of survey: Plymouth (1836-38, 1840-42, 1844-50); London (1839, 1843): Leith (1851)
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea (1836-38); Cape of Good Hope (1842, 1846-50); Algoa Bay (1843-45);
              Baltic Sea (1851)

LYNX - 1847
Master: Captain T. Luckes
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in yellow metal in 1846
Tonnage: 117 tons using old measurements and 81 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1839 in Kirkudbright; repairs to damages in 1846
Owners: McMeir
Port of registry: Liverpool

LYRA - 1814

1) Master:  Captain H. Webster
Rigging:  Schooner; single deck
Tonnage:  110 tons
Construction:  American
Owners:  A. Geddes
Draught under load:  10 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Bilbao

2) Master:  Captain J. Symons
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  117 tons
Construction:  1797 in Sunderland
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Rotterdam

LYSANDER - 1841
Master:  Captain W. Currie
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1841
Tonnage:  476 tons.
Construction:  1834 in Leith
Owners:  Gilkeson
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey:
Voyage:  a) sailed for India; b) sailed South Australia

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