Register of Ships
Maa-May
 
 
 
 

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

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MABEL – 1881-1885
Code letters: SRTQ                  Official Number: 81653
Master: Captain R. Boutfleur
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,116 tons gross, 872 under deck and 715 net
Dimensions: 228 feet long, 30 foot beam and holds 16.8 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 81 feet; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction: 1879, W. Gray & Co. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 27 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                 stroke 33 inches; 99 horsepower; engine by T. Richardson & Sons in Hartlepool
Owners: C.S. Todd & Co
Port of registry: Hartlepool

MACEDONIAN - 1854-1857/1862
Master:  Captain J. Crisp (1862)
Rigging:  Snow; sheathed in yellow metal in 1854
Tonnage:  276 tons using old measurements and 238 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1854 in Lynn
Owners:  P.R. Los (1854-57); J. Crisp (1862)
Port of registry:  Sunderland
Port of survey:  Sunderland
Voyage:  sailed for the Baltic Sea (1862)

MADAGASCAR - 1839
Rigging: steamer; sheathed in copper in 1838
Tonnage: 951 tons
Construction: 1837 in London
Owners: Blyth & Son
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Mauritius

MADAWASKA - 1830

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain McSymons/Captain McMurphy
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1826
Tonnage: 271 tons
Construction: in New Brunswick; vessel 6 years old
Owners: McGregor & Co.
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Greenock
Voyage: sailed for Demerara

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Symons
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1826
Tonnage: 287 tons
Construction: 1826 in Saint John, NB
Owners: McGregor
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Greenock
Voyage: sailed for Demerara

MADAWASKA - 1852-1868
Master: Captain J. Pascoe (1852); Captain J.Kelly (1853-57); Captain Neilson (1858-59);
            Captain D. Thomas (1860); Captain Griffiths (1861-64); Captain J. Davies (1866-67);
            Captain T. Williams (1868)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1850, 1852, 1854, 1861 & 1866
Tonnage: 542 tons using old measurements and 562 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 127.1 feet long, 26.2 foot beam and holds 18.7 feet deep
Construction: 1847, Québec; repairs to damages in 1852; some repairs in 1854 & 1866;
                      partial new keelson in 1866
Owners: Fielding & Co. (1852); Butler (1853-59); Williams & Co. (1860-68)
Port of registry: Liverpool (1852-57); Milford (1860-68)
Port of survey: Liverpool (1852-60); Swansea (1861-62); Milford (1863/1866-68); London (1864)
Voyage: Sydney (1852); Halifax (1860); Cape Verde (1861)

MADGE - 1885
Code letters: JQWL                    Official Number: 89134
Master: Captain R. Cringle
Rigging: wood single screw steamer; 1 deck; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 80 tons gross, 77 under deck and 43 net
Dimensions: 87 feet long, 17.4 foot beam and holds 7.4 feet deep
Construction: 1884, Union Co-operative Ship Building Society in Blyth;
                      for coasting & Firth of Forth only
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 12 inches diameter each; stroke 15 inches;
                   30 horsepower; engine by Chaplin & Co. in Glasgow
Owners: W.R. Smith
Port of registry: King's Lynn                BURNT

MAGDAPUR - 1939
Code letters: GDXZ                    Official Number: 143719
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3rd deck in No. 1 hold; 8 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with direction finder & echo sounding device; cellular double bottom 396 feet,
              1,847 tons; Deep Tank aft 41 feet, 1,424 tons; Forward Peak Tank 142 tons;
             Aft Peak Tank 79 tons
Tonnage: 8,641 tons gross, 7,908 under deck and 5,202 net
Dimensions: 473 feet long, 64 foot beam and holds 34.2 feet deep; Poop 76 feet; Bridge 157 feet;
                    Forecastle 86 feet
Construction: 1921, Lithgows Ltd. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: 2 steam turbines double reduction geared to screw shaft; 1,147 nominal horsepower;
                  2 double ended & 2 single ended boilers; 24 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 420 sq. ft.;
                  heating surface 19,266 sq. ft.; engine by D. Rowan & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow; turbines by
                  Parsons Marine Steam Turbines Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: Thomas & John Brocklebank Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

MAGIC - 1855
Master:  R. Quance
Rigging:  Schooner
Tonnage:  120 tons
Construction:  1833 in Bristol
Owners:  Bolitho & Co.
Port of registry:  Penzance

MAGNA BONA – 1863
Master : Captain J. Tyson
Rigging : Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage : 584 tons
Dimensions : 162.7 feet long, 29.7 foot beam and holds 17.6 feet deep
Construction : 1856 in Shaldon; repairs to damages in 1856
Owners : T. Redway
Port of registry : Exmouth
Port for survey : London
Voyage : sailed for New Zealand

MAGNET - 1844
Master: Captain J. Proctor
Rigging: Brigantine; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 192 tons using old measurements and 196 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1840 in Hartlepool
Owners: Denton & Co.
Port of registry: Hartlepool
Port of survey: Hartlepool
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea

MAHOMED SHAH - 1848-1849
Master:  Captain McMeckam
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in copper in 1847; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  590 tons
Construction:  1838 in Maulmein
Owners:  Captain
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Port Philip

MAHRATTA - 1887
Code letters:  JQVG                 Official Number:  53368
Master:  Captain J. Anderson
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig
Tonnage:  742 tons gross, 617 under deck and 505 net
Dimensions:  217.4 feet long, 28.3 foot beam and holds 16 feet deep; Poop 98 tons
Construction:  1865, W. Simons & Co. in Renfrew
Propulsion:  steam engine with 2 cylinders producing 120 horsepower; engine built by
                    the builders
Owners:  British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

MAHRATTA - 1892-1899
Code letters:  MLFJ                    Official Number:  99366
Master:  N. Bannatyne
Rigging:  steel twin screws, 4 masts, steamer; 2 steel decks; 3 tiers of beams;
               7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light; cellular double 330 feet, 1,222 tons;
               Forward Peak Tank 60 tons; Aft Peak Tank 50 tons
Tonnage:  5,679 tons gross, 5,345 under deck and 3,689 net
Dimensions:  446 feet long, 49.2 foot beam and holds 30 feet deep; Poop 55 feet;
                     Bridge Deck 98 feet; Forecastle 52 feet
Construction:  1892, Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 19, 31 & 52 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 429 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended and
                    1 single ended boilers; 14 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 262 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,276 sq. ft.;
                    engine built by the builders
Owners:  T. & J. Brocklebank Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

MAID OF ATHENS – 1860-67
Master: Captain R. Davison (1860-64); Captain Robinson (1865); Captain M. Wilson (1866-67)
Rigging: Brig
Tonnage: 185 tons
Construction: 1840 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1856, 62 & 66; repairs to damages in 1858 & 63; new deck in 1861;
Owners: Dent & Co.
Port of registry: Blyth
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade (1860); Baltic (1861-67) WRECKED

MAIDEN BOWER - 1874
Code letters:  VMTQ                Official Number:  47262
Master: Captain S. Wallis
Rigging:  Brigantine; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1873; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  139 tons
Dimensions:  84.5 feet long, 21.1 foot beam and holds 12.7 feet deep
Construction:  1863, Edwards in Scilly
Owners:  Phillips & Co.
Port of registry:  Scilly
Port of survey:  Penzance

MAIDSTONE – 1912-1914
Code letters: RCLM                   Official Number: 110092
Master: Captain W.H. Gates
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck
Tonnage: 539 tons gross, 490 under deck and 194 net
Dimensions: 195 feet long, 28.1 foot beam and holds 14.2 feet deep; Bridge 44 feet; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction: 1899, W. Denny & Bros. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 13 ½, 20 ½ & 31 inches diameter respectively;
                 stroke 27 inches; 52 registered horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: South Eastern & Chatham Railway Companies Managing Committee
Port of registry: London

MAIMUNA - 1926
Code letters: KTHW
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 1 deck, partly sheathed in Teak; 5 asphalted bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light; Forward Peak Tank 17 tons; Aft Peak Tank 10 tons
Tonnage: 316 tons gross, 193 under deck and 173 net
Dimensions: 130.2 feet long, 25.1 foot beam and holds 7.8 feet deep; Poop 25 feet;
                    Bridge 49 feet; Forecastle 31 feet
Construction: 1926, J. Pollock, Sons & Co. Ltd. in Faversham; for coasting services in Sarawak
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 4 cylinders of 16 1/2 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 18 15/16 inches; 100 nominal horsepower; engine by J. & C.G. Bolinders Co. Ltd.
                   in Stockholm
Owners: H.H. The Rajah of Sarawak
Port of registry: Kuching

MAIN - 1870
Code letters:  QBJT
Master:  Captain Supmer
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig.
Tonnage:  3,087 tons gross and 1,913 net.
Dimensions:  347.8 feet long, 40 foot beam and holds 33.8 feet deep.
Construction:  1868,  Caird & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion: steam engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 60 & 100 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 54 inches; 600 horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Norddeutscher Lloyd.
Port of registry: Bremen

MAIN - 1890
Code letters:  JPFQ               Official Number:  89613
Master:  Captain J. Truebridge
Rigging;  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,691 tons gross, 1,532 under deck and 1,614 net
Dimension:  256.4 feet long, 38.3 foot beam and holds 23.1 feet deep;
                    Poop 36 feet long; Forecastle 33 feet.
Construction:  1884, Russell & Co. in Greenock; repairs to damages in 1890
Owners:  J. Nourse
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London

MAIN – 1902
Code letters: QGWH
Master: Captain B. Petermann
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 4 decks; fitted with electric light and refrigerating machinery
Tonnage: 10,067 tons gross, 6,782 under deck and 6,399 net
Dimensions: 501 feet long, 58.1 foot beam and holds 36.6 feet deep;
                    Poop 92 feet; Bridge 214 feet; Forecastle 80 feet
Construction: 1899, Blohm & Voss in Hamburg
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engines with 8 cylinders of 23 5/8, 33 7/8, 48 & 68 7/8 inches
                   diameter each pair; stroke 51 3/16 inches; 678 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Norddeutscher Lloyd
Port of registry: Bremen

MAITLAND - 1839-1840/1849/1856
Master:  Captain Baker (1839-40); Captain J. Gray (1849);Captain Larmond 1856)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1840, 1848 & 1855; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  648 tons
Construction:  1810 in Calcutta, using Teak; partial new top sides & some repairs in 1846
Owners:  J. Somes (1839-40); G. Marshall (1849-56)
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for South Australia (1839-40); Port Philip (1849); Australia (1856)

MAITLAND - 1856
Master: Captain A. Scott
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1855; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 320 tons using old measurements and 331 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1851 in Sunderland
Owners: J. Kelso
Port of registry: North Shields
Port of survey: Shields
Voyage: sailed for South America

MAITLAND - 1909-1919
Code letters: NFMG                    Official Number: 89420
Master: Captain R. Gibson
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; water ballast
Tonnage: 150 tons gross, 116 under deck and 40 net
Dimensions: 100 feet long, 18.2 foot beam and holds 9.5 feet deep; Quarter Deck 15 feet;
                    Bridge 5 feet
Construction: 1885, J. Knox & Co. in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 17 & 32 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 24 inches; 45 registered horsepower; engine by J. Brewster & Co. in Sunderland
Owners: Melbourne Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Melbourne

MAJESTIC - 1890-1892/1913-1914
Code letters:  LQJT                  Official Number:  97763
Master: Captain J.B. Kelk
Rigging:  steel twin screws, 3 masts, steamer; 3 decks; 13 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light,
               refrigerating machinery, wireless & submarine signalling device
Tonnage:  10,147 tons gross, 8,829 under deck and 4,443 net
Dimensions:  565.8 feet long, 57.8 foot beam and holds 39.3 feet deep
Construction:  1889, Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 43, 68 & 110 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 60 inches; 1,875 nominal horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Oceanic Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (Ismay, Imrie & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

MALCOLM - 1828

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Eyles
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1825; copper repaired in 1826
Tonnage: 590 tons
Construction: in River; vessel 3 years old
Owners: Eyles & Co.
Draught under load: 19 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for India

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Eyles
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1825
Tonnage: 605 tons
Construction: 1825 in River
Owners: Watts & Co.
Draught under load: 19 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Calcutta

MALTA - 1859/1869
Master:  Captain G. Craigie (1859); Captain Corringall (1869)
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1859 & 1869; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  537 tons
Dimensions:  136 feet long, 37 foot beam and holds 18.1 feet deep;
Construction:  1857,  J. Mahoney in Saint John, N. B.; some repairs in 1866
Owners:  J. Barr
Port of registry:  Ardressen
Port of survey:  Clyde (1859); London (1869)
Voyage:  sailed for Australia (1859); sailed for India (1869)

MALTA - 1886,  ex. MILFORD HAVEN,  ex. QUEEN OF THE SOUTH
Code letters:  PDQR                Official Number:  25121
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 bulkhead & 2 partial bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,714 tons gross, 1,524 under deck and 1,611 net
Dimensions: 243.6 feet long, 39.3 foot beam and holds 24.7 feet deep;
                    Poop 144 tons; Forecastle 40 tons
Construction:  1852, C.J. Mare & Co. in London
Owners:  W.H. Corsa
Port of registry:  Liverpool

MANAAR - 1939
Code letters: GSCM                    Official Number: 140530
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3rd deck in No. 1 hold; 7 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with direction finder; cellular double bottom, 413 feet, 1,563 tons; Deep Tank aft 34 feet,
              216 tons; Forward Peak Tank 79 tons; Aft Peak Tank 84 tons
Tonnage: 7,242 tons gross, 6,830 under deck and 4,499 net
Dimensions: 470 feet long, 58 foot beam and holds 32.1 feet deep; Poop 47 feet; Bridge 124 feet;
                    Forecastle 43 feet
Construction: 1917, C. Connell & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: 2 steam turbines single reduction geared to screw shaft; 787 nominal horsepower;
                   2 double ended & 2 single ended boilers; 18 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 330 sq. ft.;
                  engine by D. Rowan & Co. in Glasgow
Owners: Thomas & John Brocklebank Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

MANFIELD - 1832

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Steinbach
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1831
Tonnage:  371 tons
Construction:  1825 in Québec
Owners:  Captain Manfield
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Hobart Town

MANGALORE - 1934
Code letters: GCXP                    Official Number: 143638
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3rd deck in No. 1 hold; 8 cemented bulkheads;
              cruiser stern; cellular double bottom 463 feet, 2,110 tons; Midship Tank 35 feet, 1,490 tons;
              Deep Tank aft 40 feet, 1,568 tons; Forward Peak Tank 111 tons; Aft Peak Tank 90 tons
Tonnage: 9,784 tons gross, 9,195 under deck and 6,034 net
Dimensions: 518 feet long, 63.9 foot beam and holds 35.6 feet deep; Poop 49 feet; Bridge 223 feet;
                    Forecastle 42 feet
Construction: 1920, C. Connell & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: 2 steam turbines double reduction geared to screw shaft; 2 double ended & 2 single
                  ended boilers; 24 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 420 sq. ft.; heating surface 19,266 sq. ft.;
                  engine by D. Rowan & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners: Thomas & John Brocklebank Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

MANGERTON - 1861
Master: Captain Penny
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1859; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage; 964 tons using old measurements and 1,090 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1850 in Québec; repairs to damages in 1855 & 1859
Owners: G. Sweeting
Port of registry: London

MANGLES - 1842
Master:  Captain W. Carr
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1835; fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  594 tons.
Construction:  1802 in Calcutta; new top sides and partial new wales of oak in 1829;
                        some repairs in 1835; repairs to damages in 1836.
Owners:  W. Carr.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London

MANHATTAN - 1932
Code letters: MJSG                    Official Number: 231779
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 4 decks; fitted with electric light, wireless, refrigerating machinery &
              direction finder; water ballast
Tonnage: 24,289 tons gross and 13,924 net
Dimensions: 668.4 feet long, 86.3 foot beam and holds 33.3 feet deep; Bridge & Forecastle 584 feet
Construction: 1932, New York Ship Building Co. in Camden, N.J.
Propulsion: 6 steam turbines single reduction geared to 2 screw shafts; fitted for oil fuel
Owners: U.S. Lines Co. of Nevada (Roosevelt Steam Ship Co. Inc., managers)
Port of registry:  New York

MANORA - 1879-1883
Code letters:  RKQS              Official Number:  78595
Master:  Captain Cosens
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 3 decks; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  3,242 tons gross, 3,166 under deck and 2,120 net
Dimensions:  380.3 feet long, 38.4 foot beam and holds 29.1 feet deep; Forecastle 24 feet
Construction:  1878, W. Denny & Bros. in Dumbarton
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 50 & 86 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; operating at 70 p.s.i.; 500 horsepower; engine built by
                    the builders
Owners:  D. MacNeil & P. Denny
Port of registry:  Glasgow

MANSFIELD - 1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain E. Steinbank
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper
Tonnage: 371 tons
Construction: in Québec, using White Oak; vessel 8 years old
Owners: Steinbank
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Sydney

MANSFIELD – 1852
Master: Captain W. Phillips
Rigging: Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 124 tons
Construction: 1824 in Aberdeen; partial new keelson & some repairs in 1852
Owners: Catto & Co.
Port of registry: Aberdeen
Port of survey: Aberdeen
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea

MANUELA - 1850
Master:  Captain Vallint
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1849
Tonnage:  300 tons using old measurements and 348 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1843 in Bristol
Owners:  Wilcox & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London

MANXMAN – 1917, ex. CUFIC, ex. NUESTRA SENORA DE GUADALUPE, ex. CUFIC
Code letters: KWJT                               Official Number: 93825
Master: Captain G.H. Lowe
Rigging: steel single screw, 4 masts, steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; fitted with electric light,
              wireless & refrigerating machinery
Tonnage: 4,827 tons gross, 4,570 under deck and 3,122 net
Dimensions: 430.7 feet long, 45.2 foot beam and holds 30 feet deep; Poop 41 feet;
                    Bridge 80 feet; Forecastle 48 feet
Construction: 1888, Harland & Wolff in Belfast
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 44 ½ & 74 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 60 inches; 424 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: R. Lawrence Smith Ltd.
Port of registry: Montréal

MAORI - 1853
Master: Captain Petherbridge
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 703 tons using old measurements and 799 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1851 in Sunderland
Owners: C. Tebbut
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New Zealand

MAPLE BRANCH - 1920,  ex. OCEANA
Code letters: HJDQ                    Official Number: 124132
Master: Captain T. Radcliffe
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light
              & wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 125 feet, under engine & boilers 42 feet, forward
              173 feet; 1,108 tons; Forward Peak Tank 106 tons; Aft Peak Tank 341 tons
Tonnage: 4,846 tons gross, 4,606 under deck and 3,155 net
Dimensions: 400 feet long, 52 foot beam and holds 26.9 feet deep; Poop 44 feet;
                    Bridge 125 feet; Forecastle 40 feet
Construction: 1906, D. & W. Henderson & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 43 & 71 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 48 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 425 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                  8 corrugated furnaces; grate 140 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,778 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Nautilus Steam Shipping Co. Ltd. (F. & W. Ritson)
Port of registry: Sunderland

MAR DEL PLATA - 1951
Code letters:  ONME              Official Number:  188
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 decks & shelter deck; cruiser stern; cargo battens not fitted in No. 2 & 5 holds;
               8 bulkheads, partly cemented and partly asphalted; fitted with Direction Finder, Echo Sounding Device,
               Submarine Signaling Device & Radar; cellular double bottom 365 feet long, 1,864 tons;
               wing tanks in engine room 156 tons; Forward Peak Tank 90 tons; Aft Peak Tank 92 tons.
Tonnage:  7,436 tons gross, 5,403 under deck and 4,165 net.
Dimensions:  435.9 feet long, 61.5 foot beam and holds 26.8 feet deep;
                      Forecastle 50 feet long.
Construction:  1938,  Société anonyme John Cockerill in Hoboken.
Propulsion:  2 stroke cycle double acting oil engine with 5 cylinders of 24 7/16 inches diameter each;
                    stroke 55 1/8 inches; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Compagnie Maritime Belge (Lloyd Royal) S.A. (Agence Maritime Internationale, manager)
Port of registry:  Antwerp

MARANEE - 1864-1886
Official Number: 52673
Master: Captain S. Pitt (1864-68); Captain Lawrenson (1869-71); Captain G.Filmore (1872-75);
            Captain Archibald (1876-77); Captain Axford (1878-83); Captain Higginson (1884-86)
Rigging: wood, 3 masts, Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1875; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 159 tons
Dimensions: 99.7 feet long, 23.1 foot beam and holds 12.2 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Byrnes in Gloucester; some repairs in 1869; new keelson & some repairs in 1871;
                      new deck & some repairs in 1875
Owners: H.C. Goodrich
Port of registry: St. John's, Newfoundland

MARATHON - 1857-1867
Master:  Captain Incledon (1857/58);  Captain J. Horst (1862);  Captain  D. Cummings (1862);
             Captain Lawler (1864/65); Captain Hiers (1865)
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and metal in 1859; partly fastened with iron belts
Tonnage:  534 tons
Dimensions:  125 feet long, 25 foot beam and holds 20.7 feet deep
Construction:  1833 in New York; new deck in 1856; some repairs in 1857; repairs to damages in 1859 & 1865
Owners:  J. Robertson (1857/58/62); E. Thompson (1864/65/67)
Port of registry:  London (1857/58/62); South Shields (1864/65)
Port of survey:  London (1857/58/62/64/65)
Voyage:  sailed for Quebec (1857/58/62/64/65)

MARAVI – 1859-1862
Master: Captain Philliskirk (1859-60); Captain James (1862)
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1858; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 439 tons
Construction: 1858 in Sunderland
Owners: J. Ray (1859-61); D. Sassoon (1862)
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Sunderland (1859-60); London (1861-62)
Voyage: sailed for Algoa Bay (1859-60)

MARCASITE - 1875-1882
Code letters:  LFWP                Official Number:  62655
Master:  Captain J. Roberts
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  894 tons gross, 777 under deck and 565 net
Dimensions:  215.7 feet long, 30.1 foot beam and holds 15.4 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Deck 20 feet long; Forecastle 23 feet
Construction:  1872, J. Blumer & Co. in Sunderland
Propulsion:  compound engine with 4 inverted cylinders of 18 & 37 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 30 inches; operating at 74 p.s.i.; 90 horsepower; engine built by
                    T. Bates & Co. in Sowrby Bridge
Owners:  Coverlay & Westray
Port of registry:  Sunderland

MARCHIONESS OF BUTE - 1849
Master:  Captain Montgomery
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and metal in 1849; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  850 tons
Construction:  1838 New Brunswick; major repairs 1844 & 1849
Owners:  McBlain & Co.
Port of registry:  Newry
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for New York

MARCHIONESS OF QUEENSBERRY - 1875
Call sign:  JHGR                Official Number:  5351
Master:  Captain H. Henderson
Rigging:  Barque; double sheathed in 1875; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams
Tonnage:  681 tons gross, 657 under deck and 681 net
Dimensions:  135 feet long, 33.2 foot beam and holds 22.4 feet deep
Construction:  1824 in Hull; repairs to damages in 1875
Owners:  a) W. Burstall; b)  H. Dinning
Port of registry:  a) Hull; b) Québec

MARCO POLO - 1852-1853/1858
Master: Captain J. Forbes (1853); Captain Clarke (1858)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851 & 1857; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,400 tons using old measurements and 1,625 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1851 in Saint John, NB, using Oak, Hackmatac & Black Birch
Owners: Smith (1852); Baines & Co. (1853-58)
Port of registry: Saint John, NB (1852); Liverpool (1853-58)
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Mobile, AL (1852); Port Philip (1853); Australia (1858)

MARDINIAN - 1913-1917
Code letters: JCSV                    Official Number: 135492
Master: Captain G. Port
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2nd deck in No. 1 & 2 holds; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom, aft 95 feet, under engine & boilers 35 feet;
              forward 128 feet, 635 tons; Aft Peak Tank 11 tons
Tonnage: 3,322 tons gross, 2,289 under deck adn 2,125 net
Dimensions: 313 feet long, 42.4 foot beam and holds 21.6 feet deep;
                    Poop & Bridge 203 feet; Forecastle 41 feet
Construction: 1913, W. Harkess & Son Ltd. in Middlesborough
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 20 1/2, 35 1/4 & 60 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 344 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 115 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,896 sq. ft.; engine by Richardson,
                   Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Middlesborough
Owners: Ellerman Lines Ltd. (Graham Smith, manager)
Port of registry: Liverpool        SUNK BY SUBMARINE MAY 19, 1917

MARENGO - 1832-1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Dickinson (1832); Captain J. Welsh (1833)
Rigging: Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper
Tonnage: 300 tons
Construction: in Maine, using Oak, Hackmatac & Pine; vessel 4 years old (1832); repairs in 1831
Owners: R. Dyson; American property
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New York (1833)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Dickson (1832); Captain Welch (1833)
Rigging: Brig; 2 decks; sheathed in copper
Tonnage: 303 tons
Construction: 1828 in Massachussett, using Oak & Pine
Owners: Tyson; American property
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool

MARGARET - 1831

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Biddle
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1830
Tonnage: 364 tons
Construction: in Chepstow; vessel 2 years old
Owners: T. Lewis
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for Swan River

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Biddell
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1830
Tonnage: 364 tons
Construction: 1829 in Chepstow
Owners: T. Lewis
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for Swan River

MARGARET - 1842
Master:  Captain Dye
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1842
Tonnage: 365 tons.
Construction:  1829 in Chepstow; partial new top sides and some repairs in 1840; some more repairs in 1842.
Owners:  T. Lewis
Port of registry:  Bristol
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Hobart, Tasmania

MARGARET – 1847
Master: Captain A. Wilson
Rigging: Snow; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 216 tons
Construction: 1846 in Sunderland
Owners: A. Wilson
Port of registry: Limekilns
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for Petersburg

MARGARET - 1849
Master: Captain W. Auld
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1848
Tonnage: 526 tons using old measurements and 624 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1839 in Miramichi, NB; some repairs in 1848
Owners: A. Johnston
Port of registry: Greenock
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for New York

MARGARET - 1850
Master:  Captain W. Field
Rigging:  Ship; partly sheathed in 1843
Tonnage:  261 tons
Construction:  1826 in Nova Scotia; some repairs in 1850
Owners:  Steel & Co.
Port of registry:  Torquay
Port of survey:  Torquay
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

MARGARET ANNIE - 1876
Official Number: 67658
Master: Captain Vine
Rigging: Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 99 tons gross, 90 under deck and 99 net
Dimensions: 87 feet long, 21 foot beam and holds 9 feet deep
Construction: 1875, Westacott in Barnstaple
Owners: Vine & Co.
Port of registry: Bideford                                                MISSING

MARGARET BOGLE - 1843
Master:  Captain Morrison
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in copper in 1841
Tonnage:  320 tons
Construction:  1804 in Ayr; new top sides & major repairs in 1841; new deck & some repairs in 1842
Owners:  J. Smith
Port of registry:  Leith
Port of survey:  Leith
Voyage:  sailed for Montréal

MARGARET HARDY - 1844
Master: Captain J. Martin
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in copper in 1844; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 269 tons using old measurements and 295 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1840 in Aberdeen, using Oak, Beech, Ash & Larch
Owners: W. Donald
Port of registry: Aberdeen
Port of survey: a) London; b) Swansea
Voyage: sailed for a) Valparaiso; b) Calcutta

MARGARET HOBLEY - 1869
Captain:  Captain H. Thomas
Rigging:  Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1868; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  124 tons
Dimensions:  86.6 feet long, 22.2 foot beam and holds 11.3 feet deep
Construction:  1868, Warlow in Pembrook Dock
Owners:  T. Hobley
Port of registry:  Carnarvon
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for South America

MARGARET MITCHELL - 1885-1887
Code letters: WTHD                  Official Number: 72605
Master: Captain W. Scott (1885); Captain Davies (1885-87)
Rigging: Barque
Tonnage: 680 tons gross, 586 under deck and 650 net
Dimensions: 160 feet long, 32.5 foot beam and holds 18.2 feet deep;
                    Poop 45 tons; Break 20 tons
Construction: 1875, McDougal in Nova Scotia
Owners: J.M. Campbell
Port of registry: Glasgow

MARGIT - 1916-1917, ex. MARGIT GROEDEL
Code letters: VCWR                    Official Number: 118299
Master: Captain C.S. Cornish
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light;
              cellular double bottom, aft 100 feet, under engine & boilers 38 feet; forward 134 feet,
              719 tons; Forward Peak Tank 88 tons; Aft Peak Tank 42 tons
Tonnage: 2,490 tons gross, 2,351 under deck and 1,609 net
Dimensions: 313.5 feet long, 44.4 foot beam and holds 20.7 feet deep; Poop 26 feet;
                    Bridge 66 feet; Forecastle 32 feet
Construction: 1903, W. Gray & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 1/2, 36 1/2 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 39 inches; 252 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilels; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 95 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,863 sq. ft.; engine by Central Marine
                   Engine Works in West Hartlepool
Owners: Groedel Bros.
Port of registry: London

MARIA - 1848
Master:  Captain T. Winter
Rigging:  Snow; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  238 tons
Construction:  1832 in Sunderland; new keel in 1836; major repairs in 1839; some repairs in 1840; new deck in 1846
Owners:  D. Lewis
Port of registry:  Cardiff
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

MARIA - 1849
Master:  Captain F. Plank
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1847
Tonnage:  420 tons using old measurements and 460 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1836 in Yarmouth; some repairs 1847 and 1849
Owners:  Cox & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Van Diemen Land

MARIA - 1852-1853
Master: Captain Forbes
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1851
Tonnage: 873 tons using old measurements and 1,014 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1849 in Québec; repairs to damages in 1851
Owners: J. Baines
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: London

MARIA - 1865
Master:  Captain H. Roach
Rigging:  Brigantine; sheathed in yellow metal in 1865; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  175 tons
Dimensions:  105.6 feet long, 24.3 foot beam and holds 12.1 feet deep
Construction:  1865, Harvey in Hale
Owners:  J. & J. Hooper
Port of registry:  Hayle
Port of survey:  Penzance
Voyage:  sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

MARIA AMALIA - 1942, ex. SAN MAMES
Code letters: EEYN
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; water ballast
Tonnage: 744 tons gross, 393 under deck and 430 net
Dimensions: 183.5 feet long, 27 foot beam and holds 13.6 feet deep; Quarter Deck 46 feet;
                    Bridge & Forecastle 137 feet
Construction: 1918, Cia. Euskalduna in Bilbao
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 12 1/2, 21 & 34 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 24 inches; 57 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: José Restegui Solar
Port of registry: Gijon

MARIA LAMB - 1873-1885
Code letters: HGSL                      Official Number: 60629
Master: Captain Lawrenson (1873); Captain J. Jenkins (1874-76); Captain G. Walker (1877-84); Captain Bond (1885)
Rigging: Brig (1873-83); 3 masts Schooner (1884-85); sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1868 & 1874;
              fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 200 tons
Dimensions: 100 feet long, 23 foot beam and holds 11.8 feet deep
Construction: 1868, Watson in Milford
Owners: J. Fisher & Sons
Port of registry: Barrow
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for the United States (1873)

MARIA LUIZA - 1907-1908,  ex. EASTHAM, ex. AMICIZIA, ex. EASTHAM
Master:  Captain A.F. Camacho
Rigging;  steel single screw steamer; 1 iron deck; well deck; floors of iron; well deck; 4 cemented
               bulkheads; double bottom, aft 37 feet long and under engine & boilers 33 feet, 109 tons;
               Forward Peak Tank 19 tons; Aft Peak Tank 2 tons.
Tonnage:  569 tons gross, 408 under deck and 253 net.
Dimensions:  169.8 feet long, 27.2 foot beam and holds 10.5 feet deep; Quarter Deck 86 feet long;
                     Bridge 21 feet; Forecastle 18 feet.
Construction: 1891,  Tyne International Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Newcastle; major repairs in 1907.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 13, 22 & 36 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 24 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 70 nominal horsepower; 1 single ended boiler;
                    3 plain furnaces; grate surface 39 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,200 sq. ft.; engine built by
                    Wallsend Slipway Co. Ltd. in Newcastle.
Owners:  Canha & Formigal
Port of registry:  Lisbon
Port of survey:  Hull

MARIA VITTORIA - 1900-1905,  ex. HERMINE, ex. TEUTONIA
Code letters:  QNHL                Official Number:  411
Master:  Captain L. di Leo
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 2 iron decks; 3 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads;
               double bottom, aft 94 feet long, forward 68 feet, 339 tons.
Tonnage:  2,296 tons gross, 2,147 under deck and 1,496 net.
Dimensions:  290.4 feet long, 37.2 foot beam and holds 24.5 feet deep; Poop 30 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 60 feet; Forecastle 34 feet.
Construction:  1881,  Schlesinger, Davis & Co. in Newcastle; new deck in 1900.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 35 & 65 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 228 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 furnaces; grate surface 97 sq. ft.; engine built by T. Clark & Co. in Newcastle.
Owners:  Flli. Grasso Cicerone
Port of registry:  Genoa

MARIANNE - 1960
Code letters: LMDZ
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 1 deck & Spar Deck; fitted with Direction Finder, Echo Sounding Device,
              Gyro-compass, Position Finding Device & Radar
Tonnage: 3,201 tons gross, 1,857 tons net and 5,200 tons summer deadweight
Dimensions: 363ft. 1in. long, 50ft. 1in. beam and holds 21ft. 3in. deep
Construction: 1947, A/S Bergens M/V in Bergen
Propulsion: 4-stroke, double acting oil engine with 8 cylinders of 550 mm diameter each;
                   stroke 900 mm; engine by Fr. Krupp Germany A.G. in Kiel
Owners: Eilert Lund's Rrederi A/S (Eilert Lund, manager)
Port of registry: Bergen

MARIE - 1851
Master: Captain Anderson
Rigging: Galliott
Tonnage: 60 tons
Construction: Brussels; vessel lengthened in 1845; repairs to damages in 1850
Owners: Anderson
Port of registry: Ghent
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Ostend

MARIE - 1897
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 bulkheads
Tonnage: 855 tons gross and 479 tons net
Dimensions: 222.7 feet long, 28.1 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep; Forecastle 31 feet
Construction: 1869, London & Glasgow Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion: steam engine with 2 cylinders of 26 3/4 & 47 3/4 inches diameter respectively;
                   30 inches; 90 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Worms, Josse & Co.
Port of registry: Bordeaux

MARIE FLEURIE - 1881/1898-1899
Code letters: TVWN                    Official Number: 83891
Master: Captain G. Turnbull (1881); Captain S.B. Asplet (1898-99)
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads; double bottom, aft 38 feet,
              59 tons; Forward Peak Tank 23 tons
Construction: 1880, J.T. Eltringham in South Shields
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 22 & 40 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 30 inches; operating at 75 p.s.i.; 70 horsepower; engine by J. P. Rennoldson
                   in South Shields
Owners: Fisher, Renwick & Co.
Port of registry: Newcastle

MARIMA - 1895
Code letters: WDLB                    Official Number: 85066
Master: Captain A.S. Cole
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams;4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,672 tons gross, 1,318 under deck and 1,068 net
Dimensions: 257.7 feet long, 34.6 foot beam and holds 17.9 feet deep; Poop 26 feet;
                    Quarter Deck 66 feet; Bridge 68 feet; Forecastle 31 feet
Construction: 1881, E. Withy & Co. in Hartlepool; some repairs in 1894
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 33 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 178 nominal horsepower; engine by Richardson & Sons
                   in Hartlepool
Owners: Steel, Young & Co.
Port of registry: London

MARINE FLASHER - 1949
Code letters:  AOFV              Official Number:  248240
Rigging:  single screw steamer; 4 decks; cruiser stern, machinery aft, fitted with direction finder,
               submarine signalling device, echo sounding device & gyro-compass; water ballast
Tonnage:  12,420 tons gross and 8,556 tons net
Dimensions:  497.2 feet long, 71.7 foot beam and holds 29.2 feet deep;
                     Poop 143 feet long; Forecastle 144 feet
Construction:  1945, Kaiser Co. Inc. in Vancouver, WA; electric welded
Propulsion:  2 steam turbines double reduction geared to 1 screw shaft; fitted for oil fuel;
                    engine built by Joshua Hendy Iron Works in Sunnyvale, CA
Owners:  United Stated Maritime Commission
Port of registry:  Portland, OR

MARINE RAVEN - 1944
Code letters:  KVMI               Official Number:  244930
Rigging:  single screw steamer fitted for oil fuel; 3 decks; cruiser stern; equipped with direction finder,
                echo sounding device & gyrocompass; water ballast.
Tonnage:  11,757 tons gross & 8,182 net.
Dimensions:  496.2 feet long, 71.6 foot beam and holds 25.6 feet deep; Poop 143 feet long;
                      Forecastle 192 feet.
Construction:  1943,  Sun Ship Building & Dry Dock Co. in Chester, PA; electric welded;
                       machinery aft.
Propulsion:  2 steam turbines double reduction geared to single screw shaft; engine built by
                    Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co. Essington, PA.
Owners:  United States War Shipping Administration
Port of registry:  Philadelphia

MARINER - 1849-1850
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1849
Tonnage: 600 tons using old measurements and 683 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1845 in Whitby
Owners: Chapman
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New Zealand

MARINER'S HOPE - 1843
Master:  a) Captain Luckley; b) Captain Hudson
Rigging:  Barque
Tonnage:  324 tons using old measurements and 362 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1840 in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1843
Owners:  a) Petrie & Co.;  b) M. Louie
Port of registry:  Sunderland
Port of survey:  Sunderland
Voyage:  sailed for: a) Québec

MARION - 1839-1841
Master:  Captain J. Arthur
Rigging:  Ship; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  400 tons using old measurements and 427 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1836 in New Brunswick, using Black Birch & Pine
Owners:  Gibbs & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

MARION - 1855
Master:  Captain P. Nicol
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer
Tonnage:  178 tons using old measurements and 133 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1854 in Glasgow
Propulsion:  auxilliary steam engine; 25 horsepower
Owners:  Wilson & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

MARION - 1847-1852/1871
Master:  Captain McKerlie (1847-52); Captain Williams (1871)
Rigging:  Ship; double sheathed in 1847 & 1850 ; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1869;
                fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  684 tons (1847-52); 774 tons (1871)
Dimensions:  135.7 feet long, 33.3 foot beam and holds 29.1 feet deep
Construction:  1834 in Calcutta; some repairs in 1860 & 1869; repairs to damages in 1868
Owners:  Gladstance (1847); D. Dunbar (1848-51); Taylor & Co. (1871)
Port of registry:  London (1847-52); Liverpool (1871)
Port of survey:  London (1847-52); Liverpool (1871)
Voyage:  sailed for China (1847); Port Adalaide (1848-50); Sydney (1851-52); the USA (1871)

MARITIME - 1898
Code letters: NPMV                     Official Number: 102179
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & partial Awning Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              deep framing; cellular double bottom, aft 100 feet, forward 126 feet, 579 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 43 tons
Tonnage: 2,835 tons gross, 2,089 under deck and 1,824 net
Dimensions: 315 feet long, 43.2 foot beam and holds 20.3 feet deep; Poop 29 feet; Quarter Deck 50 feet;
                    partial Awning Deck 235 feet
Construction: 1894, Palmers' Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 1/2, 36 1/2 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 42 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 245 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                  3 plain & 3 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 71 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,724 sq. ft.;
                  engine by the builders
Owners: Maritime Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (W. Thomas, Sons & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool

MARJORY GLEN - 1911
Code letters: MVHS                    Official Number: 99860
Rigging: steel Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,087 tons gross, 993 under deck and 1,013 net
Dimensions: 213 feet long, 34.1 foot beam and holds 19.4 feet deep; Poop 36 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction: 1892, Grangemouth Dockyard Co. in Grangemouth
Owners: Barque Marjory Glen Co. Ltd. (J.M. Campbell & Son, managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

MARLBOROUGH - 1853
Master: Captain J. Webb
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851
Tonnage: 1,293 tons
Construction: 1846 in Newcastle
Owners: Smith & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Port Philip

MARLBROUGH - 1873-1874
Code letters:  QBKM               Official Number:  28658
Master:  Captain A. Sampson
Rigging:  iron Barque; 2 bulkheads
Tonnage:  899 tons
Dimensions:  198.4 feet long, 31.3 foot beam and holds 20 feet deep
Construction:  1862, Pile in West Hartlepool
Owners:  Liston Young & Co.
Port of registry:  London

MARLWOOD - 1918
Code letters:  HJRM             Official Number:  123757
Master:  Captain R. Sutherland
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 1 steel deck & web frames; 4 cemented bulkheads;
               cellular double bottom, aft & under engine 110 feet, forward 110 feet, 458 tons; Aft Peak Tank 29 tons
Tonnage:  1,981 tons gross, 1,750 under deck and 1,241 net
Dimensions:  279.3 feet long, 40.2 foot beam and holds 18.1 feet deep; Poop 25 feet;
                     Bridge Deck 64 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction:  1906, Osbourne, Graham & Co. in Sunderland
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 20 1/2, 33 & 54 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 39 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 194 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 plain furnaces; grate surface 86 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,940 sq. ft.; engine built by
                    North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners:  European Gas Co. Ltd. (H.A. Brightman & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  London

MARMORA - 1856
Master: Captain T. Lyall
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1855; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 364 tons
Construction: 1855 in Dundee
Owners: McKenzie
Port of registry: Dundee
Port of survey: Dundee
Voyage: sailed for Buenos Ayres

MARMION - 1852

1)  Master:  Captain G. Dale
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1844; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  198 tons using old measurements and 218 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1844 in Maryport
Owners:  R. Grice
Port of registry:  Port Philip
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Port Philip

2)  Master:  Captain Peat
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1850
Tonnage:  360 tons using old measurements and 388 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1838 in Dartmouth; partial new keelson & some repairs in 1851
Owners:  Stringer & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Hobart Town

MARQUIS OF BUTE - 1848-1850/1853-1855
Master: Captain Bannatyne (1848-53); Captain L. Wilson (1854); Captain J. Moir (1855)
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1848; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1851 & 1853
Tonnage: 459 tons using old measurements and 543 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1841, Greenock; some repairs in 1851
Owners: Sharp & Co.
Port of registry: Rothsay
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for China (1848-49); Bombay (1850); Sydney (1853); Port Philip (1854-55)

MARQUIS OF BUTE - 1853-1855
Master: Captain W. Brenan
Rigging: Barque
Tonnage: 562 tons
Construction: 1840 in Québec; new keelson & some repairs in 1851
Owners: Watson & Co.
Port of registry: Cardiff
Port of survey: Cardiff
Voyage: sailed for Québec

MARQUIS OF CHANDOS - 1848
Master:  Captain Colenso
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and copper in 1846
Tonnage:  351 tons
Construction:  1830 in Shields; partial new  top sides in 1839; some repairs in 1840 & 1846
Owners:  Boarse & Co.
Port of registry:  Penzance
Port of survey:  Bristol
Voyage:  sailed for New York

MARQUIS OF HUNTLEY - 1830

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Ascough
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1830
Tonnage: 564 tons
Construction: in Aberdeen; vessel 26 years old; major repairs in 1829; repairs to damages in 1830
Owners: Somes
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of survey: Cowes
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Ascough
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1830
Tonnage: 547 tons
Construction: 1808 in Scotland; new deck and major repairs in 1829
Owners:  Somes
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

MARQUIS OF NORMANBY - 1843
Master: Captain J. Lockhart
Rigging: Brig
Tonnage: 247 tons using old measurements and 274 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1839 in Québec, using Black Birch, White Oak & Hackmatac
Owners: Walker & Co.
Port of registry: Sligo
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Québec

MARQUIS OF WALLESLEY - 1832

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Chancellor
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in felt and copper in 1829
Tonnage: 402 tons
Construction: in Sunderland; vessel 21 years old; some repairs in 1829
Owners: Goodson & Co.
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for St. Petersburg

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Chancellor
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in felt and copper in 1829
Tonnage: 402 tons
Construction: 1811 in Sunderland; thorough repairs in 1821; some repairs in 1829 and 1832
Owners: Goodson
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Jamaica

MARS - 1818

(Red Book - Shipowners)
1) Master: Captain R. Lorton
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 181 tons
Construction: Danish; new deck & partial new top sides in 1810
Owners: R. Egar
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New Brunswick

2) Master: Captain Partridge
Rigging: Brig; single deck; sheathed in copper in 1816; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 109 tons
Construction: 1807 in America
Owners: Cruse
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Miramichi

(Green Book - Underwriters)
2) Master: Captain Partridge
Rigging: Brig; single deck; sheathed in copper in 1815
Tonnage: 110 tons
Construction: in America; vessel 11 years old; major repairs in 1814; some repairs in 1815
Owners: J. Crewe
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Brazils

MARSALA - 1889
Rigging:  iron single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 2 iron decks; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  2,397 tons gross, 2,036 under deck and 1,574 net
Dimensions:  320.2 feet long, 36.2 foot beam and holds 24.6 feet deep;
                     Poop 52 feet; Bridge Deck 86 feet
Construction:  1882, A. Stephen & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 38 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 240 horsepower; engine built by
                    the builders
Owners:  R.M. Sloman & Co.
Port of registry:  Hamburg

MARSHALL WELLINGTON - 1822

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain W. Martin
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1820
Tonnage:  356 tons
Construction: Bristol; vessel 11 years old; iron standards
Owners:  J. Marshall
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for the South Seas

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Martin
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1820
Tonnage:  356 tons
Construction:  1813 in Bristol; 46 pairs of iron standards and knees
Owners:  Marshall
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for India

MARTHA – 1840-1842
Master: Captain Astrope (1840); Captain W. Rogers (1841); Captain Wooley (1842)
Rigging: Snow; sheathed in copper, partly in 1838 & partly in 1840
Tonnage: 279 tons using old measurements and 301 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1838 in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1838; some repairs in 1842
Owners: Porter & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Liverpool (1840-41); London (1842)
Voyage: sailed for Cape of Good Hope (1840); Trieste (1841); Odessa (1842)

MARTHA - 1884-1888
Master: Captain Topp
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 3 tiers of beams; 8 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom under engine & boilers 64 feet, 140 tons; Midship Tank 36 feet, 330 tons
Tonnage: 2,107 tons gross, 2,009 under deck and 1,560 net
Dimensions: 286.4 feet long, 36.1 foot beam and holds 24.9 feet deep; Poop 40 feet;
                    Bridge Deck 64 feet; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction: 1884, G. Howaldt, Kiel
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 35 1/2 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 43 1/4 inches; operating at 78 p.s.i.; 250 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Stettiner Lloyd (1884-86); G. Howaldt (1886-88)
Port of registry: Stettin (1884-86); Kiel (1886-88)

MARTHA JACKSON - 1867
Official Number: 45902
Master: Captain Walsh
Rigging: iron Barque; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 502 tons
Dimensions: 156 feet long, 26 foot beam and holds 17.6 feet deep
Construction: 1863, Laing in Deptford
Owners: Hargrove & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for India

MARTHA KAY - 1864
Master: Captain Riches
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal
Tonnage: 337 tons
Dimensions: 110 feet long, 26.7 foot beam and holds 16.4 feet deep
Construction: 1853 in Sunderland; partial new keelson & some repairs in 1862
Owners: S. Andrew
Port of registry: Whitby
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

MARTHA REID - 1879-1884
Code letters: WSJC                  Official Number: 61420
Master: Captain Wood (1884)
Rigging: Barque
Tonnage: 660 tons gross, 580 under deck and 631 net
Dimensions: 156.4 feet long, 31 foot beam and holds 18 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 60 tons
Construction: 1873, Brown in New Brunswick
Owners: Browne & Watson
Port of registry: Glasgow

MARTHA RIDGWAY - 1840
Master:  Captain Bissett
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1840
Tonnage:  513 tons using old measurements and 621 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1840 in Liverpool
Owners:  Ridgway
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand (maiden voyage)

MARTIN - 1819

(Green Book - Underwriters only)
Master: Captain J. Martin
Rigging: Sloop; single deck
Tonnage: 62 tons
Construction: in Peterhead; vessel 6 years old
Owners: Captain
Draught under load: 9 feet
Port of survey: Dundee
Voyage: sailed for Derry

MARTIN - 1880
Official Number: 73554
Master: Captain C. Jobling
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom forward 141 feet; 194 tons
Tonnage: 959 tons gross, 741 under deck and 617 net
Dimensions: 230 feet long, 29.5 foot beam and holds 16.7 feet deep; Poop 74 feet;
                    Bridge Deck 56 feet; Forecastle 40 feet
Construction: 1875, Mitchell in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 33 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; 160 horsepower; engine by Thompson & Co. in Newcastle
Owners: General Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry: London

MARWOOD - 1775,  ex. BETSY
Master:  Captain F. Cornwall
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1768
Tonnage:  120 tons
Construction:  1764 in Scarborough
Owners:  Captain
Draught under load:  10 feet
Port of survey:  Hull
Voyage:  sailed for Wismar

MARY - 1805/1812

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Baggs
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  123 tons
Construction:  Whitby; vessel 7 years old
Owners:  Sleate & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey:  Poole (1805); Liverpool (1812)
Voyage:  sailed for Newfoundland

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain J. Baggs
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  116 tons
Construction:  1798 in Whitby
Owners:  Slade & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Newfoundland (1805)

MARY – 1811-1812
 
(Green Book – Underwriters)
Master: Captain A. Teague
Rigging: Schooner; single deck
Tonnage: 50 tons
Construction: Prize of capture
Owners: Ord & Co.
Draught under load: 8 feet
Port of survey: Cowes
Voyage: sailed for Falmouth
 
(Red Book – Shipowners)
Master: Captain M. Powers
Rigging: Schooner; single deck
Tonnage: 50 tons
Construction: Prize of capture; some repairs in 1811
Owners: Ord & Co.
Draught under load: 8 feet
Port of survey: Plymouth
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade

MARY – 1822/1834-1840
 
(Green Book – Underwriters)
Master: Captain T. May (1822); Captain Beechcroft (1834-40)
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1821 & 1835
Tonnage: 276 tons
Construction: in Bristol; vessel 1 years old; new deck in 1833
Owners: Hillhouse (1822); Beechcroft (1834-40)
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Bristol (1822); London (1834-40)
Voyage: sailed for Jamaica (1822); Sydney (1834-40)
 
(Red Book – Shipowners)
Master: Captain May/Captain Jones (1822); Captain Beechcroft (1834-40)
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1821 & 1835
Tonnage: 260 tons
Construction: 1821 in Bristol; new deck in 1833
Owners: Hillhouse (1822); Beechcroft (1834-40)
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Bristol (1822); London (1834-40)
Voyage: sailed for Jamaica (1822); Sydney (1834-40)

MARY - 1828

(Green Book)
Master: Captain Shutleworth
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage: 369 tons
Construction: in Ipswich; vessel 18 years old; good repairs in 1822
Owners: Wigram & Co.
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Van Diemen Land

(Red Book)
Master: Captain Shutleworth
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1825; new copper in 1827
Tonnage: 369 tons
Construction: 1811 in Ipswich
Owners: Wigram
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

MARY - 1849

1) Master:  Captain R. Ellis
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1849
Tonnage:  338 tons
Construction:  1828 in Nova Scotia; new deck in 1840; new wales & major repairs in 1849
Owners:  J. Carr
Port of registry:  Newcastle
Port of survey:  Newcastle
Voyage:  sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

2) Master:  Captain W. Watson
Rigging:  Brig; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  159 tons
Construction:  1802 in Barmouth; vessel lengthened, new deck & major repairs in 1839;
                        new keelson in 1842; some repairs in 1847 & 1848
Owners:  R. Taylor
Port of registry:  South Shields
Port of survey:  Newcastle
Voyage:  sailed for Coastal Trade

MARY - 1866
Master:  Captain J. Hadgraft
Rigging:  Schooner; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  89 tons
Construction:  1825 in Ipswich; vessel lengthened and new deck in 1846; major repairs in 1846, 1852
                       and 1860; some repairs in 1862 & 1865
Owners:  Hadgraft & Co.
Port of registry:  Ipswich
Port of survey:  Ipswich
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

MARY'S - 1841-1848
Master: Captain T. Leslie
Rigging: Snow; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 186 tons using old measurements and 187 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1838 in Arbroath; repairs to damages in 1841
Owners: Captain & Co. (1841-47); Leslie & Co. (1848)
Port of registry: Dundee (1841-47); Arbroath (1848)
Port of survey: Liverpool (1841-47); Dundee 91848)
Voyage: sailed for Messina (1841-47)

MARY’S - 1843
Master: Captain Mills
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1839
Tonnage: 171 tons
Construction: 1824 in Glasgow; partial new deck in 1833; new top sides & some repairs in 1837
Owners: Mills
Port of registry: Bristol
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for Nevis

MARY ANN - 1848-1849/1853-1857
Master: Captain Waddington (1848); Captain J. Drummond (1849); Captain J. Frame (1853-56)
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1850
Tonnage: 422 tons using old measurements and 475 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1848 in Quebec; some repairs in 1850
Owners: Stuckey & Co. (1848); J. Phillips (1849); McMurrick (1853-56)
Port of registry: Bridgewater (1848-49); Glasgow (1853-56)
Port of survey: Liverpool (1848-49); Clyde (1853-56)
Voyage: sailed for Québec (1848-49); Australia (1853-54)

MARY ANNIE – 1883-1902
Code letters: WRDF                  Official Number: 65151
Master: Captain Rolfe
Rigging: wood Brigantine; roof on deck; salted
Tonnage: 188 tons
Dimensions: 104.2 feet long, 24.1 foot beam and holds 12.8 feet deep
Construction: 1871, Williams in Plymouth
Owners: T.H. Franks
Port of registry: Folkestone

MARY & EMILY - 1875
Code letters: NRMG                      Official Number: 23420
Rigging: Brig
Tonnage: 203 tons
Dimensions: 89.2 feet long, 24.6 foot beam and holds 14.5 feet deep
Construction: 1853 in Middlesbrough
Owners: C. Moorson
Port of registry: Whitby

MARY ANN - 1803

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Brand
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1799; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  163 tons
Construction:  Bristol; vessel 17 years old
Owners:  J. Dowson
Draught under load:  13 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Berbice

MARY ANN - 1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Jacks
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1832
Tonnage:  275 tons
Construction:  Bridlington; vessel 6 years old; major repairs in 1829; iron standards & knees
Owners:  Pearse & Co.
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Jacks
Rigging:  Barque; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1832
Tonnage:  275 tons
Construction:  1827 in Bridlington; new keel, new keelson & major repairs in 1828
Owners:  Pearce & Co.
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

MARY ANN - 1850-1852
Master:  Captain Darke
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1848 & 1851
Tonnage:  478 tons
Construction:  1808 in Batavia; some repairs in 1847
Owners:  Darke & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Madras (1850/1852)
 

MARY ANN - 1858
Master: Captain W. Ashley
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1858
Tonnage: 602 tons using old measurements and 723 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1835 in Yarmouth; vessel lengthened in 1853; some repairs in 1858
Owners: F. Green
Port of registry: Bristol
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed New Zealand

MARY ANNE - 1840
Master:  Captain Stevenson
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and copper in 1839; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  318 tons using old measurements and 316 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1838 in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Spruce & Pine
Owners:  Wilson & Co.
Owners:  Irvine
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

MARY B. MITCHELL - 1914-1916
Official Number: 97575
Master: Captain D. Davies
Rigging: steel, 3 masts, Schooner; 1 deck; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 227 tons gross, 210 under deck and 195 net
Dimensions: 129.7 feet long, 24.4 foot beam and holds 10.8 feet deep;
                    Quarter Deck 25 feet; Forecastle 10 feet
Construction: 1892, P. Rodgers & Co. in Carrickfergus
Owners: Rt. Hon. Baron Penrhyn (O.T. Jones, manager)
Port of registry: Beaumaris

MARY BANFIELD - 1859
Master: Captain G. Sherris
Rigging: Schooner;sheathed in yellow metal in 1859; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 142 tons using old measurements and 123 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1854 in Scilly; new keel & partial new keelson in 1859
Owners: Banfield
Port of registry: Scilly
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Paramaribo

MARY BARRY - 1837
Master: Captain Tewksbury
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in copper in 1834
Tonnage: 156 tons
Construction: 1825 in Bideford
Owners: Campion
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Falmouth
Voyage: sailed for Newfoundland

MARY BLACK - 1859
Master:  Captain G. Rainey
Rigging:  Barque
Tonnage:  247 tons
Construction:  1852 in Nova Scotia
Owners:  F. Rainey

MARY CATHERINE - 1833
Master:  Captain Jones
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1830.
Tonnage:  391 tons.
Construction:  1820 in Liverpool, using Pine & Oak with Pitch Pine planks; some repairs in 1827 & 1831.
Owners:  A. Lodge & Co.
Draught under load:  15 feet.
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

MARY COOK - 1879
Official Number:  51094
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1872; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  271 tons
Dimensions:  114 feet long, 26.1 foot beam and holds 14.6 feet deep
Construction:  1865,  Strachan in Montrose; repairs to damages in 1865
Owners:  A. Mearns
Port of registry:  Montrose
Port of survey:  Clyde

MARY DARE - 1842-1862
Master: Captain R. Dare (1842-46); none listed (1847-54); Captain W. Sadler (1855-62)
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in copper in 1842, in felt & copper 1845 & 1853
Tonnage: 145 tons (1842-43); 163 tons using old measurements and
                149 using new measurements (1844-62)
Construction: 1842 Bridport; some repairs 1854
Owner: R. Dare (1842-45); Hudson's Bay Co. (1846-54); Pratt & Co. (1855-62)
Port of registry: London (1842-54); Colchester (1855-62)
Port of survey: London (1842-54); Ipswich (1855-62)
Voyage: sailed for South America (1842), California (1846-54); Sunderland (1855-62)

MARY HOUNSELL - 1845
Master: Captain C. Dench
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1845
Tonnage: 179 tons
Construction: 1842 in Newfoundland
Owners: Hounsell
Port of registry: Bridport
Port of survey: a) Bridport; b) London
Voyage: sailed for a) Newfoundland; b) Hamburg

MARY JANE - 1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain S. Pile
Rigging:  Brig; single deck
Tonnage:  140 tons
Construction:  on Prince Edward Island, using Black Birch, Juniper & Spruce; vessel 4 years old
Owners:  Paake & Co.
Draught under load:  12 feet
Port of survey:  Plymouth
Voyage:  sailed for Saint John, NB

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain S. Pile
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  142 tons
Construction:  1829 in America, using Juniper, Spruce & Black Birch; repairs to damages in 1832
Owners:  Peake & Co.
Draught under load:  13 feet
Port of survey:  Plymouth
Voyage:  sailed for Prince Edward Island

MARY JANE - 1881
Code letters:  TRSD                    Official Number:  44118
Master:  Captain R. Ornsby
Rigging:  Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  84 tons
Dimensions:  77.6 feet long, 18.3 foot beam and holds 9.1 feet deep
Construction:  1862, Ross in Bristol
Owners:  J. Gostebow
Port of registry:  Plymouth

MARY JOSE - 1876
Official Number: 75151
Master: Captain R. Tollick
Rigging: iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 644 tons gross, 599 under deck and 625 net
Dimensions: 177 feet long, 29.3 foot beam and holds 17.5 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 35 feet; Forecastle 18 feet
Construction: 1876, Birrell in Dumbarton
Owners: J. Jose & Co.
Port of registry: Falmouth

MARY MACMASTER - 1881-1887
Code letters: WBFL                    Official Number: 82975
Master: Captain G. McLeod
Rigging: wood Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1886;
              fastened with copper bolts; salted
Tonnage: 614 tons gross, 569 under deck and 590 net
Dimensions: 164 feet long, 30 foot beam and holds 18.4 feet deep
Construction: 1881, T. MacMaster & Co. in Pembroke Dock
Owners: T. MacMaster
Port of registry: Milford

MARY NIXON - 1841-1850
Master:  Captain Field
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1840
Tonnage:  319 tons using old measurements and 399 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1840 in Sunderland; partial Pitch Pine planking
Owners:  J. Nixon
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Aden (1848)

MARY RUSSELL – 1827
 
(Green Book – Underwriters)
Master: Captain W. Stewart
Rigging: Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1826
Tonnage: 132 tons
Construction: in Topsham; vessel 11 years old
Owners: Harvey & Co.
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Cork
 
(Red Book – Shipowners)
Master: Captain Stewart
Rigging: Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1823
Tonnage: 133 tons
Construction: 1817 in Topsham
Owners: Pirie & Co.
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of survey: Dublin
Voyage: sailed for London

MARY SHEPHERD - 1849-1850
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1848
Tonnage:  550 tons using old measurements and 625 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1848 in Sunderland
Owners:  Shepherd
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London

MARY SLESSOR - 1943
Code letters: GSBK                    Official Number: 161149
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 3 decks; fitted with refrigerating machinery; water ballast
Tonnage: 5,027 tons gross, 4,507 under deck and 3,041 net
Dimensions: 370.6 feet long, 51.6 foot beam and holds 20.1 feet deep; Poop 37 feet; Forecastle 41 feet
Construction: 1930, A. McMillan & Son in Dumbarton
Propulsion: 4-stroke, single acting oil engine with 8 cylinders of 29 1/8 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 59 1/16 inches; 652 nominal horsepower; engine by Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners: Elder Dempster Lines Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool                    Sunk by mine February 7, 1943

MARY TAMPLIN - 1920,  ex. FRANCES HYDE
Code letters:  KDQH              Official Number:  144356
Master: Captain Nelson
Rigging:  wood auxiliary single screw, 3 masts, Schooner; 1 deck
Tonnage:  752 tons gross, 635 under deck and 518 net
Dimensions:  183.3 feet long, 39.1 foot beam and holds 12.4 feet deep; Forecastle 18 feet
Construction:  1905, Kelley, Spear & Co. in Bath, ME
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 13 & 27 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 20 inches; 31 registered horsepower; engine built by the builders
Owners:  Mary Tamplin Shipping Co. Ltd. (T.W. Tamplin & Co.)
Port of registry: London

MARZOOK - 1971
Code letters: 9KYM
Rigging: steel motor fish factory; 2 decks; machinery aft; fitted with direction finder, echo sound device,
              radar & radiotelephony
Tonnage: 788 tons gross and 377 tons net
Dimensions: 177ft. 1in. long, 33ft. 6in. beam and holds 11ft. 5in. deep
Construction: 1965, A.M. Liaaen Skip & M/V, Ålesund
Propulsion: 2 oil engines 2-stroke, single acting, each with 8 cylinders of 220 mm diameter each;
                   stroke 280 mm; 1,000 brake horsepower; engine by Klöckner-Humboldt-Deutz, Köln
Owners: Kuwait National Fishing Co.
Port of registry: Kuwait

MASSACHUSETTS - 1897
Code letters:  MLVT                Official Number:  99046
Master:  Captain Griffiths
Rigging:  steel twin screws 4 masts, steamer; 3 steel decks; 7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light and
                refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom 375 feet long, 1,105 tons; Forward Peak Tank 72 tons;
                Aft Peak Tank 50 tons
Tonnage:  5,673 tons gross, 5,291 under deck and 3,654 net
Dimensions:  445.5 feet long, 49.2 foot beam and holds 30 feet deep; Poop 57 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 160 feet; Forecastle 102 feet
Construction:  1892, Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 22 1/2, 36 1/2 & 60 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 175 p.s.i.; 611 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended &
                    2 single ended boilers; 18 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 326 sq. ft.; heating surface 10,500 sq. ft.;
                    engine built by the builders
Owners:  Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Atlantic Transport Co. Ltd., manager)
Port of registry:  London

MASSILIA - 1911-1915
Code letters: TQKL              Official Number: 115712
Master: Captain G. Thomson
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks
Tonnage: 5,091 tons gross, 4,403 under deck and 3,250 net
Dimensions: 400.5 feet long, 49.2 foot beam and holds 27.8 feet deep; Poop 28 feet;
                    Bridge 122 feet; Forecastle 53 feet
Construction: 1902, A. Stephen & Sons Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 43 & 71 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 349 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Anchor Line (Henderson Bros. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

MATADI PALM - 1950, ex. MATADIAN-1949
Code letters: GCMP                 Official Number: 175873
Rigging: steel single screw steam tanker; 1 deck; 14 partly cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder,
              echo sounding device & gyro-compass; cellular double bottom, aft 127 feet, 232 tons;
              Deep Tanks forward 83 feet, 801 tons; Forward Peak Tank 134 tons; Aft Peak Tank 154 tons
Tonnage: 6,246 tons gross, 5,123 under deck and 3,577 net
Dimensions: 416.6 feet long, 56.7 foot beam and tanks 29.2 feet deep; Poop 156 feet; Forecastle 112 feet
Construction: 1948, Sir J. Laing & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 38 & 65 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 625 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated furnaces;
                   engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: Palm Line Ltd. (United Africa Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool

MATADI PALM - 1971
Code letters: GOTA               Official Number: 341174
Rigging: single screw motor tanker; 1 deck; fitted with direction finder, echo sounding device,
              gyro-compass, position finding device, radar & radiotelephony on VHF
Tonnage: 8,870 tons gross, 4,529 tons net and 13,790 tons summer deadweight
Dimensions: 485 feet long, 69ft. 1in. beam and tanks 23 feet deep
Construction: 1971 Swan Hunter Ship Building Ltd. in Haverton Hill
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 4 cylinders of 670 mm diameter each;
                   stroke 2,140 mm; 8,000 brake horsepower; engine by Doxford & Sunderland Ltd. in Sunderland
Service speed: 15 knots
Owners: Palm Line Ltd.
Port of registry: London

MATHILDA HILLYARDS - 1881
Official Number:  59198
Rigging:  Barque
Tonnage:  589 tons gross, 519 under deck and 589 net
Dimensions:  142.7 feet long, 31.4 foot beam and holds 18.8 feet deep; Poop 53 tons
Construction:  1868, T. Hilyard in New Brunswick
Owners:  D. McEachren
Port of registry:  Greenock

MATILDA - 1792-1793
Master: Captain Wetherlord
Rigging: Ship; 3 decks; sheathed in copper in 1791; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 460 tons
Construction:  1779 in France; good repairs in 1791
Owners: Calvert & Co.
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Botany Bay

MATILDA & SUSAN – 1822
 
(Green Book – Underwriters)
Master: Captain Power
Rigging: Snow; single deck
Tonnage: 125 tons
Construction: in Plymouth; vessel 4 years old
Owners: S. Fry
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for Newcastle
 
(Red Book – Shipowners)
Master: Captain Power
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 125 tons
Construction: 1819 in Plymouth
Owners: Fry
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Poole
Voyage: sailed for Liverpool

MAULESDEN - 1883
Code letters:  WTGL                Official Number:  73395
Master:  Captain J.Y. Miller
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,575 tons, 1,402 under deck and 1,500 net
Dimensions:  245.2 feet long, 38.3 foot beam and holds 23.1 feet deep;
                     Poop 45 feet; Forecastle 39 feet
Construction:  1875, A. Stephens & Sons in Dundee; repairs to damages in 1877
Owners:  D. Bruce & Co.
Port of registry:  Dundee

MAULKINS TOWER - 1882-1883
Official Number: 85148
Master: Captain O.R. Young (1882); Captain Tiddey (1883)
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 7 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom, aft 88 feet, forward 74 feet, 320 tons
Tonnage: 2,750 tons gross, 2,613 under deck and 1,803 net
Dimensions: 300 feet long, 39 foot beam and holds 28.3 feet deep
Construction: 1882, J. Blumer & Co. in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 38 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 300 horsepower; engine by T. Clark & Co. in Newcastle
Owners: Stumore, Weston & Co.
Port of registry: London

MAURITANIA – 1882
Code letters: KGSH                           Official Number: 63340
Master: Captain Rule
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 764 tons gross, 678 under deck and 481 net
Dimensions: 200.1 feet long, 28.8 foot beam and holds 16.3 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 80 feet
Construction: 1871, Denton, Gray & Co. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 25 ½ & 47 ½ inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 96 horsepower; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Taylor, Cameron & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool

MAURITIUS - 1860
Master: Captain Cruikshanks
Rigging:  iron single screw Ship; 5 bulkheads
Tonnage:  2,135 tons using old measurements and 1,452 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1852 in London; sailing vessel with auxilliary steam power; some repairs in 1859
Propulsion:  steam engine producing 300 horsepower
Owners: Barclay
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Southampton

MAURITIUS - 1887
Code letters:  LCDN                Official Number:  52790
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
Tonnage:  597 tons gross, 532 under deck and 328 net
Dimensions:  204 feet long, 26.4 foot beam and holds 13.9 feet deep; Poop 124 feet; Forecastle 24 feet
Construction:  1864, C. Lungley & Co. in Glasgow; vessel lengthened in 1872; repairs to damages in 1876;
                       major repairs in 1885
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 28 & 48 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 27 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 90 horsepower; engine compounded in 1876;
                    engine by Walker, Henderson & Co. in Glasgow
Owners: J. & P. Hutchison
Port of registry:  Glasgow

MAYFLOWER - 1838-1840
Master:  Captain Headley
Rigging:  Barque
Tonnage:  326 tons
Construction:  1834 in Sunderland
Owners:  Coulson
Port of registry:  Scarborough
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Hobart Town

MAYFLOWER - 1884
Code letters: MPBS                    Official Number: 68168
Master: Captain Wakeham
Rigging: wood Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1879; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 159 tons gross, 150 under deck and 159 net
Dimensions: 96.6 feet long, 23 foot beam and holds 12.5 feet deep
Construction: 1874, Barter in Brixham
Owners: W.R. Pearce
Port of registry: Brixham

MAY QUEEN - 1860-1861
Master: Captain Weighill
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1859
Tonnage: 355 tons using old measurements and 407 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1847 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1850; repairs to damages in 1855
Owners: T. Scott
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for India (1861)

 

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