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

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MÉCHINS - 1937
Official Number: 158646
Rigging: wood single screw motor Barge; 1 deck
Tonnage: 107 tons gross, 85 under deck and 71 net
Dimensions: 82.6 feet long, 27.5 foot beam and holds 7.8 feet deep
Construction: 1936, Verreault & Frère in Méchins
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 4 cylinders of 10 1/2 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 12 1/2 inches; 77 nominal horsepower; engine by Canadian Fairbanks Morse Co. Ltd.
                   in Toronto
Owners: La Compagnie de navigation de Gaspé Baie des Chaleurs Ltée
Port of registry: Montréal

MEDORA - 1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Cummings
Rigging: Bark; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1832
Tonnage:  382 tons
Construction:  Sunderland; vesse; 4 years old; iron standards and knees
Owners:  Henderson
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Savannah

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Cummings
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1832
Tonnage:  387 tons
Construction:  1829 in Sunderland
Owners:  Henderson
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool

MEDWAY - 1834-1841
Master:  Captain B. Wight
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1831
Tonnage:  450 tons
Construction:  1811 in Upnor; new top sides in 1831
Owners:  Wight & Co.
Port of registry:  London

MEDWAY - 1857
Master: Captain Mackwood
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1855
Tonnage: 537 tons using old measurements and 653 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1845 in Scarborough
Owners: Tindall & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

MEDWAY - 1872
Official Number:  52791
Master:  Captain D. Harris
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; Spar decked; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,823 tons gross and 1,464 tons net
Dimensions:  285.2 feet long, 35.4 foot beam and holds 19.4 feet deep
Construction:  1865, Oswald in Pallion; some repairs in 1867; repairs to damages in 1871
Owners:  Temperley
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

MEEINDERRY - 1883-1886
Code letters: QHVS                    Official Number: 89226
Master: Captain A. Hoffman
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 217 tons gross, 147 under deck and 111 net
Dimensions: 120.2 feet long, 20.7 foot beam and holds 20.7 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 39 feet; Bridge Deck 30 feet; Forecastle 18 feet
Construction: 1883, T.B. Seath in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 18 & 36 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 24 inches; 55 horsepower; engine by Kincaid & Co. in Greenock
Owners: J. Hay (1883); D. Berry (1884-86)
Port of registry: Coolangatta, NSW (1883-85); Sydney (1886)

MELANIE - 1915-1917, ex. MELANIE GROEDEL
Code letters: VBST                    Official Number: 118277
Master: Captain R.S. Tipson
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom, aft 110 feet, under engine & boilers 40 feet,
              forward 132 feet, 772 tons; Forward Peak Tank 88 tons; Aft Peak Tank 50 tons
Tonnage: 3,002 tons gross, 2,851 under deck and 1,943 net
Dimensions: 329.4 feet long, 47.1 foot beam and holds 22.4 feet deep; Bridge 66 feet; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1903, W. Gray & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cyliinders of 24, 38 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 276 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 102 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,098 sq. ft.; engine by Central Marine
                   Engine Works in West Hartlepool
Owners: Groedel Bros. Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

MELBO - 1961, ex. RAMFOSS-1960, ex. HEMSEFJELL-1958
Code letters: LNCZ
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; fitted with direction finder,
              echo sounding device, gyro-compass, radar & radiotelephony
Tonnage: 1,447 tons gross, 730 tons net and 2,513 tons summer deadweight
Dimensions: 258 ft. 7 in. long, 41 ft. 10 in. beam and holds 17 ft. 7 in. deep
Construction: 1948, J. Crown & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 16 1/2, 28 1/2 & 48 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 36 inches; fitted for oil fuel; engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: Kommandit-Selskapet Skips A/S Melbo &Co. (Rolf Grüner-Heggei, managers)
Port of registry: Oslo

MELBOURNE - 1883
Code letters: PCGL                   Official Number: 70749
Master: Captain Harrison
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,965 tons gross, 1,852 under deck and 1,857 net
Dimensions: 269.8 feet long, 40.1 foot beam and holds 23.7 feet deep; Poop 69 feet; Forecastle 42 feet
Construction: 1875, R. & H. Green in London
Owners: R. & H. Green
Port of registry: London

MELITA - 1924
Code letters:  JRVC                   Official Number  136367
Rigging:  steel triple screws steamer; 3 steel decks; steel awning deck sheathed in teak;
                partial 4th steel deck; 10 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light, refrigerating machinery,
                submarine signalling device, wireless and direction finder; cellular double bottom 445 feet long,
                2,053 tons; Forward Peak Tank 106 tons; Aft Peak Tank 57 tons.
Tonnage:  14,000 tons gross, 11,094 under deck and 8,461 net.
Dimensions:  520 feet long, 67.2 foot beam and holds 41.8 feet deep; Poop 46 feet long;
                      Bridge & Forecastle on awning deck 413 feet.
Construction:  1918,  Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 8 cylinders, (2) 26 1/2, (2) 41 1/2 & (4) 47 inches diameter
                    respectively; stroke 51 inches; and 1 low pressure turbine; operating at 215 p.s.i.;
                    5 double ended boilers; 30 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 590 sq. ft.; heating
                    surface 24,730 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine by Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast.
Owners:  Canadian Pacific Railway Co. (Canadian Pacific Steamship Ltd. managers)
Port of registry:  Belfast

MELMERBY - 1864-1873/1890
Code letters:  WFSP            Official Number:  49886
Master:  Captain J. Marley (1864-70); Captain Hughes (1871-1873); Captain M. Olsen (1888-1890)
Rigging:  Ship (1864-1873); Bark (1890); sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1868 & 1889;
               partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,510 tons gross, 1,367 under deck and 1,487 net
Dimensions:  207.3 feet long, 40.5 foot beam and holds 24 feet deep;
                     Poop 56 feet long; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction:  1863, Nevins in Saint John, NB; some repairs in 1869 & 1877; repairs to damages in 1872
Owners:  Byrne & Co. (1864-1873); W.H. Ross & Co. (1890)
Port of registry:
Port of survey: London (1869-71); Liverpool (1864-66/1890)
Voyage:  sailed for Australia (1865-66/1869/1871); India (1864/1872)     WRECKED OCT. 1890

MEMENTO - 1855/1863
Master: Captain J. Fish (1855); Captain H. Dowsley (1863)
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1854 & 1863; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 138 tons using old measurements and 108 tons using new measurements (1855); 93 tons (1863)
Dimensions: 77.7 feet long, 17.2 foot beam and holds 11.2 feet deep
Construction: 1854 in Dartmouth
Owners: Brooking
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Dartmouth (1855); Goole (1863)
Voyage: sailed for London (1855)

MEMENTO 1871
Master: Captain Graves
Rigging: Barque; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 321 tons
Dimensions: 124 feet long, 26.3 foot beam and holds 15.1 feet deep
Construction: 1869, Redway in Exmouth
Owners: R. Redway
Port of registry: Exeter
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for South America

MEMLING - 1915-1917
Code letters: JLRQ                    Official Number: 137472
Master: Captain A.W. Amey
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 3 decks & Shelter Deck; 8 bulkheads, partly cemented and
              partly asphalted; fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom,
              aft 110 feet, under engine & boilers 95 feet, forward 153 feet, 1,134 tons; Forward Peak
              Tank 22 tons; Aft Peak Tank 18 tons
Tonnage: 7,307 tons gross, 6,789 under deck and 4,483 net
Dimensions: 440.1 feet long, 56.3 foot beam and holds 35.6 feet deep; Forecastle 48 feet
Construction: 1915, A. McMillan & Son Ltd. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engines with 8 cylinders of 20 1/2, 29 1/2, 42 & 61 inches diameter
                   each pair; stroke 48 inches; operating at 215 p.s.i.; 887 nominal horsepower;
                   3 double ended & 1 auxiliary boilers; 21 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 424 sq. ft.;
                   heating surface 17,070 sq. ft.; engine by Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Owners: Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (Lamport & Holt, managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool                        Sunk by submarine Oct. 3, 1917

MENDOCINO - 1918
Code letters:  JRLI                    Official Number:  140380
Master:  Captain H. Mcdonald-Young (1917-18)
Rigging:  steel single screw tanker; 2 decks; 15 partly cemented bulkheads; web frames; longitudinal
               framing; fitted with electric light; machinery aft; cellular double under engine & boilers 55 feet,
               142 tons; Deep Tank forward 38 feet, 511 tons; Aft Peak Tank 53 tons
Tonnage:  6,973 tons gross, 6,366 foot beam and holds 4,414 net
Dimensions:  425 feet long, 57 foot beam and holds 33.1 feet deep; Poop 101 feet;
                     Bridge 28 feet; Forecastle 40 feet
Construction:  1917, Sir J. Laing & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 45 & 74 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 54 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 559 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers;
                   12 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 196 sq. ft.; heating surface 8,248 sq. ft.; engine by
                   G. Clark Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners:  H.E. Moss & Co.
Port of registry:  London

MENDOZA - 1910-1914
Master: Captain R. Möller
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; fitted with electric light & wireless; water ballast
Tonnage: 3,797 tons gross, 3,113 under deck and 2,856 net
Dimensions: 339.2 feet long, 42.2 foot beam and holds 26.6 feet deep; Poop & Bridge 206 feet;
                    Forecastle 39 feet
Construction: 1894, Reiherstg Schiffsw. in Hamburg
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 39 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 249 nominal horsepower; engine by Reiherst. Maschinen. in Hamburg
Owners: Hamburg-Sud-Amerika Dampfschiffahrts Ges.
Port of registry: Buenos Ayres

MENZALEH - 1877
Code letters: JQRC                    Official Number: 63603
Master: Captain J.C. Parker
Rigging: iron single screw Brig; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,618 tons gross, 1,618 under deck and 1,267 net
Dimensions: 278.9 feet long, 33.4 foot beam and holds 24 feet deep
Construction: 1870, Pearse in Stockton; vessel lengthened in 1872; repairs to damages in 1874 & 1875
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 31 & 58 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; operating at 65 p.s.i.; 130 horsepower; engine by
                   North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: Nelson, Donkin & Co.
Port of registry: London

MERCHANT PRINCE - 1859
Master: Captain J. McLay
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1859; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,745 tons
Construction:  1856, Saint John, N.B., using Oak, Birch, Tamarack & Pitch Pine
Owners:  Willis & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia

MERCUREY 1819
 
(Green Book Underwriters)
Master: Captain M. Power
Rigging: Schooner; single deck; sheathed in copper in 1817
Tonnage: 75 tons
Construction: in Newcastle; vessel 13 years old; repairs in 1817
Owners: Wernick
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of survey: Plymouth
Voyage: sailed for Aragon
 
(Red Book Shipowners)
Master: Captain Novin
Rigging: Schooner; single deck; sheathed in copper
Tonnage: 75 tons
Construction: 1807 in Kings Yard; repairs in 1817
Owners: Wernick
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: Plymouth
Voyage: sailed for Naples

MERCY - 1850
Master: Captain G. Kyle
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1850; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 137 tons
Construction: 1850 in Newcastle
Owners: M. Robson
Port of registry: Shields
Port of survey: Shields
Voyage: sailed for Galatz

MERIDA - 1892-1896
Code letters:  KRBN              Official Number:  94373
Master:  Captain F.E. Thompsett (1892-96)
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck & web frames; well deck; 5 bulkheads,
              partly cemented, partly asphalted; cellular double bottom 248 feet, 455 tons;
               Aft Peak Tank 35 tons
Tonnage:  2,280 tons gross, 1,722 under deck and 1,487 net
Dimensions:  290 feet long, 38.1 foot beam, holds 19.2 feet deep; Poop 29 feet;
                     Quarter Deck 88 feet; Bridge 118 feet; Forecastle 31 feet
Construction: 1888, E. Withy & Co. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21 1/2, 35 1/2 & 58 1/2 inches diameter
                    respectively; stroke 39 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 212 nominal horsepower;
                    2 single ended boilers; 6 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 80 sq. ft.; heating surface
                    3,168 sq. ft.; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners:  Bucknall Nephews
Port of registry:  London

MERION - 1908
Code letters:  TGJF               Official Number:  115257
Master:  Captain J.B. Hill, appointed to the ship in 1905
Rigging:  steel twin screws, 4 masts, Schooner; 3 steel decks; Upper Deck partly sheathed in wood;
                steel Shelter Deck sheathed in wood; web frames; 10 asphalted bulkheads; fitted with electric
                light and refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom, aft, 150 feet long, under engine & boilers 75 feet,
                forward 208 feet, 1,326 tons; Deep Tank aft 50 feet, 1,180 tons; Deep Tank forward 45 feet,
               1,310 tons; Aft Peak Tank 163 tons
Tonnage:  11,621 tons gross, 10,790 under deck and 7,459 net.
Dimensions:  530.5 feet long, 59.2 foot beam and holds 27.2 feet deep; Bridge on Shelter Deck 150 feet.
Construction:  1902, J. Brown & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 29, 46 1/2 & 75 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 51 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 893 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended and
                    2 single ended boilers; 24 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 496 sq. ft.; heating surface
                    14,738 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners:  International Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool

MERKARA - 1887
Code letters:  PDCW                          Official Number: 71749
Master:  Captain Withers, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1872 and to the ship in 1886
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks, 1 of iron & 1 partly of iron; 3 tiers of beams;
               6 cemented bulkheads.
Tonnage:  3,094 tons gross, 2,919 under deck and 1,996 net.
Dimensions: 368.2 feet long, 37.2 foot beam and holds 28.5 feet deep.
Construction: 1875,  W. Denny & Bros. in Dumbarton.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 47 & 82 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 65 p.s.i.; 400 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  British India Associated Steamers Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

MERLIN - 1776
Master:  a) Captain William Bell; b) Captain Joseph Baxter
Rigging:  Snow; 2 decks; sheathed
Tonnage:  230 tons
Construction:  1776 in Bristol; 6 4-pounds guns
Owners:  Bright & Co.
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  Bristol
Voyage: sailed for St. Kitts

MERMAID - 1836-1840
Master:  Captain Johnson (1836/1837); Captain J. Chapman (1838-1840)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1835; sheathed in yellow metal in 1838
Tonnage:  473 tons
Construction:  1817 in Calcutta, using Teak; major repairs in 1832
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Bombay (1836/1837)

MERMAID - 1852
Master:  Captain McMillan
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1853; fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  489 tons
Construction: 1852 in New Brunswick using Hackmatack and Birch
Owners:  Stuart & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

MERMAID - 1859
Master: Captain J. White
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal, partly in 1855 and partly in 1858;
              partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,321 tons using old measurements and 1,233 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1853 in Saint John, NB; some repairs in 1858
Owners: Wilson & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

MERRY HART - 1868
Master:  Captain T. Vigours
Rigging:  Schooner; sheathed in yellow metal in 1864; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  123 tons
Dimensions:  98.3 feet long, 20.7 foot beam and holds 10.4 feet deep
Construction:  1864, Harvey in Whino
Owners:  Pope & Co.
Port of registry:  Falmouth
Port of survey:  Ipswich
Voyage:  sailed for Smyrna

METEOR - 1826-1827

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain W. Boodle
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1826
Tonnage: 240 tons
Construction: in Whitehaven; new vessel
Owners: Captain & Co.
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: Whitehaven

(Red Book - Shipowners) - 1827
Master: Captain Boadle
Rigging: Barque; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 241 tons
Construction: 1826 in Whithaven
Owners: Captain & Co.
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Whitehaven
Voyage: sailed for Lima

METEOR - 1853
Master: Captain J. Brodie
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage: 365 tons using old measurements and 288 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1852 in Sunderland
Owners: Young & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Port Philip

MEXICANA - 1871
Master: Captain D. Jeffries
Rigging: iron Brig; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 276 tons
Dimensions: 127.8 feet long, 24.5 foot beam and holds 14.4 feet deep
Construction: 1856 in Dundee; new deck & some repairs in 1869
Owners: Duranty
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for China

MEXICANO - 1914
Code letters:  MGVL
Master:  Captain A.M. Pedersen, appointed to the ship in 1912
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks; fitted with electric light; water ballast.
Tonnage:  3,694 tons gross, 3,195 under deck and 2,312 net.
Dimensions:  346 feet long, 46.8 foot beam and holds 24.8 feet deep; Poop 146 tons;
                      House on deck 250 tons; Forecastle 49 tons.
Construction:  1911,  Sir J. Laing & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 40 & 66 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 45 inches; 292 nominal horsepower; engine by J. Dickinson & Sons Ltd.
                    in Sunderland.
Owners: Akties. Norge Mexico Gulf Linien (G. M. Bryde, manager)
Port of registry:  Christiania

MEXICO - 1885
Master: Captain M.G. de la Mata
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 4,142 tons gross, 2,614 under deck and 2,652 net
Dimensions: 400 feet long, 44 foot beam and holds 23.1 feet deep; Forecastle 46 feet
Construction: 1884, R. Napier & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 3 inverted cylinders of 40, 64 & 92 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 60 inches; 1,000 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Compania Mexicana Transatlantica
Port of registry: Vera Cruz

MIAKO - 1880-1883
Code letters: HVGQ                    Official Number: 60935
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1883; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 536 tons gross, 497 under deck and 516 net
Dimensions: 160.1 feet long, 30.1 foot beam and holds 17.1 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 40 feet
Construction: 1869, W. Pile & Co. in Sunderland
Owners: Killick, Martin & Co.
Port of registry: London

MICHAEL - 1846
Master:  Captain Christoffers
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1844
Tonnage:  187 tons using old measurements and 160 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1840 in Bremen
Owners:  Christoffers & Co.
Port of registry:  Blumenthal
Port of survey: Newport
Voyage:  sailed for St. Thomas

MIDDLETON - 1801 (Green Book - Underwriters only)
Master: Captain T. Rankin
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in 1799
Tonnage: 353 tons
Construction: in Whitby; vessel 12 years old; 6 4-pounds guns
Owners: Middleton
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Surinam

MID-LOTHIAN - 1851
Master:  Captain J. Gibson
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1851
Tonnage:  414 tons
Construction:  1835 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1848 & 1851
Owners: J. Gibson
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand

MIDLOTHIAN - 1858/1861
Master:  Captain Mitchell (1858); Captain G. Bruce (1861)
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in yellow metal in 1857; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  398 tons
Construction:  1857 in Sunderland
Owners:  Gillespie
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Hull (1858); London (1861)
Voyage:  sailed for CGH (1861)

MILLEETA - 1943,  ex. CREMYLL-1934,  ex. ERNA
Official Number: 132761
Rigging: steel auxiliary single screw motor Schooner; 1 deck; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 141 tons gross, 130 under deck and 74 net
Dimensions: 93 feet long, 22.1 foot beam and holds 8.7 feet deep
Construction: 1909, C. Luhring in Hammelwarden
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 2 cylinders of 12 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 12 inches; 51 nominal horsepower; engine by Invicible Motor Works
                   in Keighley
Owners: H.J. Buttfield
Port of registry: Freemantle

MILLISLE - 1941, ex. GOWER COAST-1932, ex. VOLHYNIA
Code letters: MDPX                      Official Number: 131370
Rigging: steel single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 1 deck; machinery aft; water ballast
Tonnage: 617 tons gross, 420 under deck and 255 net
Dimensions: 175 feet long, 27.1 foot beam and holds 11.1 feet deep;
                    Quarter Deck 105 feet, Bridge 9 feet; Forecastle 22 feet
Construction: 1911, R. Williamson & Son in Workington
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 14, 24 & 40 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 27 inches; 110 nominal horsepower; engine by Ross & Duncan in Glasgow
Owners: John Kelly Ltd. (W. Clint, manager)
Port of registry: Belfast

MILLWALL - 1866-1867
Master: Captain R. Carter (1866); Captain Smith (1867)
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,175 tons
Dimensions: 204 feet long, 34.5 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep
Construction: 1863, Millwall in London
Owners: Moore & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for India

MILLY - 1916-1918, ex. LUDWIG GROEDEL
Code letters: VQPN                    Official Number: 118423
Master: Captain J.R. Duncan
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light;
              cellular double bottom, aft 108 feet, under engine & boilers 40 feet; forward 134 feet,
              798 tons; Forward Peak Tank 88 tons; Aft Peak Tank 50 tons
Tonnage: 2,964 tons gross, 2,783 under deck and 1,896 net
Dimensions: 325 feet long, 47.1 foot beam and holds 22.2 feet deep; Poop 25 feet;
                    Bridge 69 feet; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1904, W. Gray & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 38 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 276 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 102 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,098 sq. ft.; engine by
                   Central Marine Engine Works in West Hartlepool
Owners: Steam Ship Elmgrove Co. Ltd. (Alexander & Mair, managers)
Port of registry: London

MILTIADES - 1845
Master:  Captain Gowan
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt & yellow metal in 1843
Tonnage:  674 tons
Construction:  1843 in Quebec, using Black Brich, Hackmatack, Oak, Elm & Red Pine.
Owners:  Grainger
Port of registry:  Belfast
Port of survey:  a) Liverpool;  b) Belfast
Voyage:  sailed for a) New Orleans;  b) New Orleans

MILTON STUART - 1893-1899
Code letters:  MRLT                Official Number:  99431
Master:  Captain F. Norman (1893-1897); Captain R. Brown (1897); Captain F. Kahler (1898-99)
Rigging:  steel, 4 masts Barque; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  3,178 tons gross, 3,155 under deck and 3,014 net
Dimensions:  327.2 feet long, 46.6 foot beam and holds 25.8 feet deep;
                     Bridge Deck 40 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction:  1892, C.S. Swan & Hunter in Newcastle
Owners:  Milton Stuart Ship Co. Ltd. (C.W. Kellock & Co., managers)(1893-1897);
               G.J.H. Siemers & Co. (1898-99)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

MIN - 1887
Code letters:  TQBF                Official Number:  43683
Master:  Captain Plage, appointed to the shipping line and to the ship in 1885.
Rigging:  wood Bark; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in Oct. 1885; copper fastened; iron beams.
Tonnage:  642 tons gross, 595 under deck and 623 net.
Dimensions:  174.5 feet long, 29.8 foot beam and holds 19.3 feet deep.
Construction:  1861,  Steele in Greenock; major repairs in 1867; repairs to damages in 1871 & 1874.
Owners:  A. Picken & Co.
Port of registry:  Greenock
Port of survey:  Auckland

MINDORO - 1856-1862
Master: Captain G. Crowell (1856-1857); Captain A. Morris (1858-1859);
             Captain Hamilton (1860-1862)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1853 & 1857; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,334 tons using old measurements and 1,329 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1853 in Saint John, NB, using Tamarack, Pine, Birch & Oak;
                      repairs to damages in 1857
Owners: French & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool (1856-57 & 1860-62); London (1858-59)
Voyage: saileld for Mobile (1856-57); Australia (1858-59 & 1861-62); Aden (1860)                    LOST

MINDORO - 1892 / 1893
Code letters:  JCVB                Official Number:  17635
Master:  Captain J.W. Luscomb (1889-1892); Captain Creelman (1893)
Rigging:  wood Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in yellow metal in 1889 & 1892
Tonnage:  1,022 tons gross and 971 tons net
Dimensions:  169 feet long, 33.8 foot beam and holds 23.5 feet deep;
Construction:  1864, Taylor in East Boston
Owners:  G.H. Allen
Port of registry:  Salem

MINERVA - 1776
Master:  Captain H. Walker
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  130 tons
Construction:  1767 in Boston
Owners:  Gamel & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey:  Virginia
Voyage:  sailed for Bristol

MINERVA - 1803

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Leath
Rigging:  Ship; 3 decks; sheathed in copper in 1801
Tonnage:  407 tons
Construction: Newcastle; vessel 4 years old
Owners:  C. Hurry
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Botany Bay

MINERVA - 1838
Master:  Captain G. Brown
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in felt and copper in 1837
Tonnage:  327 tons
Construction:  1824 in Greenock; new top sides & major repairs in 1830; partial new deck in 1833;
                       some repairs in 1835
Owners:  Anderson
Port of registry:  Alloa
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

MINERVA - 1840
Master:  Captain Slightholm
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed, partly in 1838 & partly in 1839; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  349 tons
Construction:  1813 in Whiby; repairs to damages in 1839
Owners:  Simpson & Co.
Port of registry:  Whiby
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Philadelphia

MINERVA - 1887ex. HANNAH SIMONS
Code letters:  JVQF                Official Number:  58331
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  698 tons gross, 588 under deck and 450 net
Dimensions:  207.2 feet long, 27.1 foot beam and holds 16 feet deep; Poop 20 feet;
                     Forecastle 23 feet; Break 86 feet
Construction:  1867, A. Stephen & Sons in Glasgow; repairs to damages in 1871, 1874, 1876 & 1879
Propulsion:  compound engine with 3 cylinders of 14, 24 & 44 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 28 inches; operating at 132 p.s.i.; 75 horsepower; new engine in 1875; engine tripled
                    in 1886; engine by Hutson & Corbett in Glasgow
Owners:  J. & P. Hutchison
Port of registry:  Glasgow

MINNA 1859
Master: Captain W. Hislop
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 344 tons
Construction: 1846 in Sunderland; new keelson in 1855; some repairs in 1855 & 1857
Owners: J. Crisp
Port of registry: Shields
Port of survey: Shields
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea

MINNEHAHA 1900-1907
Code letters: RSHM                   Official Number: 110520
Master: Captain J. Robinson
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 4 decks & Shelter Deck; fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery
Tonnage: 13,403 tons gross, 11,839 under deck and 8,647 net
Dimensions: 600.7 feet long, 65.5 foot beam and holds 39.5 feet deep
Construction: 1900, Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engines with 8 cylinders of 30, 43, 63 & 89 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 60 inches; 1,227 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Atlantic Transport Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Belfast

MINNEWASKA - 1909
Code letters: HNTB                    Official Number: 124674
Master: Captain T.F. Gates
Rigging: steel twin screws, 4 masts, steamer; 4 decks & Shelter Deck; fitted with electric light,
              submarine signalling device & refrigerating machinery; water ballast
Tonnage: 14,317 tons gross, 11,878 under deck and 8,878 net
Dimensions: 600.3 feet long, 65.4 foot beam and holds 39.6 feet deep
Construction: 1909, Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engines with 8 cylinders of 30, 43, 63 & 89 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 60 inches; 1,222 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Atlantic Transport Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Belfast

MINSTREL 1845-1848
Master: Captain Jenkinson
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in 1844; double sheathed in 1847; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 357 tons
Construction: 1811 in Hull; major repairs in 1833 & 1836; some repairs in 1844;
                      repairs to damages and major repairs in 1847
Owners: T. Ward
Port of registry: Hull
Port of survey: London (1845); Hull (1846-48)
Voyage: sailed for New York (1846-47); Québec (1848)

MINX - 1851-1854
Master:  Captain D. Gray
Rigging:  Schooner; sheathed in yellow metal in 1849
Tonnage:  60 tons
Construction:  1832 in London; some repairs in 1851
Owners:  Curtis & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London (1851); Clyde (1852)
Voyage: sailed for Liverpool (1851); on Coastal Trade (1852)

MIRACLE - 1848
Master:  Captain H. Elliot
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in yellow metal in 1844
Tonnage:  567 tons using old measurements and 626 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1841 in Saint John, N.B. using Oak, Birch, Spruce & Pine.
Owners:  Halhead
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Quebec

MIRANDA 1839
Master: Captain Murdock
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1838
Tonnage: 289 tons
Construction: 1829 in Liverpool
Owners: D. Sharp
Port of registry: Greenock
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for Antiga

MIRANDA - 1859

1) Master:  Captain G. Ellison
Rigging:  Snow; sheathed in yellow metal in 1857.
Tonnage:  299 tons using old measurements and 309 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1851 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1859
Owners:  Rickinson
Port of registry:  Whitby
Port of survey:  Hartlepool
Voyage:  sailed for the Baltic.

2) Master:  Captain J. Leslie
Rigging:  Brig
Tonnage:  205 tons
Construction:  1847 in Newcastle; some repairs in 1854
Owners:  Moir & Co.
Port of registry:  Aberdeen
Port of survey:  Belfast

3) Master:  Captain Williams
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in yellow metal in 1857; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  348 tons using old measurements and 336 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1854 in Whitehaven
Owners:  Bowring & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for South America

MIRANDA - 1890
Code letters:  JNPL                    Official Number:  87995
Master:  Captain H. Leseman (1887-90)
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
               double bottom under engine & boilers 44 feet, 90 tons
Tonnage: 1,158 tons gross, 745 under deck and 734 net
Dimensions:  220 feet long, 31.2 foot beam and holds 16 feet deep
Construction:  1884, Wigham Richardson & Co. in Newcastle; repairs to damages in 1886
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 30 & 56 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 180 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: New York, Newfoundland & Halifax Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

MIRZAPORE -1852
Master:  Captain J. Garnock
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851
Tonnage:  340 tons using old measurements and 372 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1844 in Birkenhead
Owners:  McDonald
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Calcutta

MISS NIGHTINGALE - 1860
Master: Captain W. Garrett
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857
Tonnage: 101 tons
Construction: 1855 in Flint; repairs to damages in 1860
Owners: Jones & Co.
Port of registry: Chester
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for Saint Michel

MISSISSIPPI - 1877
Code letters:  LBHT            Official Number:  65914
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig; 3 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  2,611 tons gross, 2,002 under deck and 1,988 net
Dimensions:  320.5 feet long, 35 foot beam and holds 25 feet deep;
                      Poop 48 feet long; Forecastle 46 feet
Construction:  1871, A. McMillan & Son Co. in Dumbarton; repairs to damages in 1875
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 39 1/2 & 75 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 75 p.s.i.; 240 horsepower; engine by
                    J. Jack, Rollo & Co. in Liverpool
Owners:  Mississippi & Dominion Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

MISSISSIPPI - 1894
Official Number: 98173
Master: Gates
Rigging: steel single screw, 4 masts Schooner; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 7 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom 312 feet, 718 tons; Forward Peak Tank 44 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 50 tons
Tonnage: 3,732 tons gross, 3,473 under deck and 2,388 net
Dimensions: 370.8 feet long, 44.2 foot beam and holds 26.6 feet deep; Poop 78 feet;
                    Bridge 116 feet; Forecastle 40 feet
Construction: 1890, Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25 1/2, 42 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 51 inches; 375 horsepower; 2 double ended boilers; 12 ribbed furnaces; grate surface
                   192 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,162 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Atlantic Transport Co. Ltd. (Williams, Torrey & Field Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

MISSOURI - 1867-1868
Master: Captain J. Calhoun
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1864; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 818 tons
Dimensions: 157 feet long, 34 foot beam and holds 20.3 feet deep
Construction: 1857 in Québec; some repairs in 1862 & 1864
Owners: Gibson & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for India

MITFORD - 1871-1875
Code letters:  60494
Master:  Captain S. Gardner (1871-72); Captain W. Morrison (1872-75); Captain J. McNaughton (1875)
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1868 & 1872; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  333 tons
Dimensions:  121.2 feet long, 27.4 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep
Construction:  1868, Floating Dock Co. in Blyth
Owners:  Pape & Co. (1871-72)
Port of registry:  Blyth
Port of survey:  Blyth
Voyage:  sailed for the Black Sea

MOBILE - 1853-1855
Master: Captain Ponsonby
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,016 tons using old measurements and 1,040 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1851 in Saint John, N.B., using Oak, Pitch Pine, Hackmatac & Birch
Owners: E. Bates
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia (1853-54)

MOCKING BIRD - 1910  (from the Canadian List of Shipping)
Official Number: 85330
Rigging: single screw steamer
Tonnage: 38 tons gross and 26 tons registered
Dimensions: 72 feet long, 11.8 foot beam and holds 4.2 feet deep
Construction: 1886 in Toronto, ON
Propulsion: steam engine producing 20 horsepower
Owners: P. McArthur, Westbourne, MB
Port of registry: Owen Sound, ON

MOFFATT - 1839
Master: Captain Bolton
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1839; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 822 tons
Construction: 1807 in Bengal, using Teak
Owners: T. Ward
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

MOFUSSILITE - 1865
Master: Captain J. White
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1864; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 1,009 tons
Dimensions: 201.1 feet long, 33.1 foot beam and holds 20.8 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Stephen in Glasgow; iron frame planked
Owners: Finlay & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for India

MOGUL - 1835
Master: Captain P. Blake
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1835
Tonnage: 395 tons
Construction: 1823 in Boston
Owners: Hall & Co.
Port of registry: Boston
Port of survey: Liverpool

MOHAWKE - 1800

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Kempthorn
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1800; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 284 tons
Construction: in Philadelphia; vessel 20 years old; major repairs in 1800;
                     22 3 & 4-pounds guns
Owners: Hunter & Co.
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for Naples

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Kempthorn
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1800
Tonnage: 284 tons
Construction: Prize of capture in 1790; rebuilt in 1800; 2 9-pound, 6 4-pounds & 2 6-pounds guns
Owners: Hunter
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for Naples

MOLDAVIA 1903-1907
Code letters: VDMH                   Official Number: 117382
Master: Captain E.H. Gordon
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 3 decks & Spar Deck; 9 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light & refrigerated machinery; cellular double bottom, aft 99 feet,
              under engine & boilers 133 feet, forward 189 feet, 1,231 tons; Forward Peak Tank 61 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 40 tons
Tonnage: 9,500 tons gross, 7,202 under deck and 4,928 net
Dimensions: 520.6 feet long, 58.3 foot beam and holds 24.8 feet deep; Poop 46 feet;
                   Bridge 263 feet; Forecastle 93 feet
Construction: 1903, Caird & Co. Ltd. in Greenock
Propulsion: triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 33, 52 ½ & 84 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 54 inches; 3 double ended & 4 single ended boilers; 30 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 620 sq. ft.; heating surface 24,440 sq. ft.; engines by the builders
Owners: P & O Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry: Greenock

MOLTKE - 1905
Code letters:  RMKJ
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery; water ballast.
Tonnage:  12,335 tons gross, 9,182 under deck and 7,633 net
Dimensions:  525.6 feet long, 62.3 foot beam and holds 35.6 feet deep;
                      Poop & Bridge Deck 403 feet long; Forecastle 74 feet.
Construction:  1901,  Blohm & Voss in Hamburg
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 29 1/2, 42 1/8, 60 1/8 & 85 7/8 inches
                    diameter each pair; stroke 55 1/8 inches; 1,090 nominal horsepower;
                    engine by the builders
Owners:  Hamburg - Amerika Linie
Port of registry:  Hamburg

MONA'S ISLE - 1940, ex. ONWARD
Code letters: GFPN                    Official Number: 120522
Rigging: triple screws Passenger Liner; 2 decks & Awning Deck; fitted with direction finder; water ballast
Tonnage: 1,688 tons gross, 1,162 under deck and 698 net
Dimensions: 311.2 feet long, 40.1 foot beam and holds 15.8 feet deep
Construction: 1905, W. Denny & Bros. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: 3 steam turbines; engines by the builders
Owners: Isle of Man Steam Packet Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Doublas, IOM
 

MONARCH - 1832

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain W. Miller
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1831
Tonnage: 232 tons
Construction: in Dumbarton; vessel 3 years old
Owners: R. Glass & Co.
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for the Cape of Good Hope

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Miller
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1829
Tonnage: 232 tons
Construction: 1829 in Dumbarton
Owners: Glass & Co.
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Archangel

MONARCH - 1860
Master: Captain R. Graham
Rigging: Snow; sheathed in felt and zinc in 1860
Tonnage; 280 tons
Construction: 1839 in Sunderland; partial new deck in 1852; some repairs in 1852, 1855 & 1857;
                      repairs to damages in 1860
Owners: G. Johnson
Port of registry: Shields
Port of survey: Shields
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea

MONGOLIA - 1903
Code letters:  KSTH                  Official Number:  200493
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 4 decks & Shelter Deck sheathed in wood; 9 cemented bulkheads;
               cellular double bottom, aft 160 feet, under engine & boilers 113 feet, forward 229 feet, 2,270 tons;
               Deep Tank aft 25 feet, 584 tons & 25 feet, 588 tons; forward 35 feet, 978 tons; Forward Peak
               Tank 123 tons; Aft Peak Tank 89 tons
Tonnage:  13,639 tons gross, 11,603 under deck and 8,750 net
Dimensions:  600 feet long, 65.3 foot beam and holds 31.1 feet deep
Construction:  1904, New York Ship Building Co. in Camden, N.J.
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 30, 43, 63 & 89 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 60 inches; operating at 215 p.s.i.; 1,923 nominal horsepower; 4 double ended and
                    4 single ended boilers; 36 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 636 sq. ft.; heating surface
                    28,276 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners:  Pacific Mail Steam Ship Co.
Port of registry:  New York

MONIMIA - 1776 - 1780
Master:  Captain E. Morrison (1776-1780); Captain A. Russell (1780)
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1776
Tonnage:  200 tons
Construction:  1773 in Casco Bay; 8 6-pounds & 4 12-pounds guns
Owners:  Garnett & Co.
Draught under load:  14 feet
Port of survey:  Cowes (1776); New York (1780); Greenock (1780)
Voyage:  sailed for Greenock (1780); Georgia (1780)

MONKCHESTER - 1873
Official Number: 49769
Master: Captain Lees
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1872; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 635 tons
Dimensions: 170 feet long, 30.3 foot beam and holds 18.1 feet deep
Construction: 1865, Penerall in Sunderland; iron frame planked; vessel lengthened in 1870
Owners: A. Strong
Port of registry: North Shields
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

MONSOON - 1854
Master: Captain McKirdy
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1853
Tonnage: 655 tons using old measurements and 851 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1851 in Dumbarton
Owners: D. McAlpine
Port of registry: Greenock
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Calcutta

MONSOON 1862-1863
Master: Captain Turnbull
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 299 tons
Dimensions: 112.6 feet long, 21.3 foot beam and holds 14.9 feet deep
Construction: 1853 in Newhaven
Owners: Langdon
Port of registry: Plymouth
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for the Cape of Good Hope

MONTANAN - 1927, ex. SANTA PAULA
Code letters: LGVF                    Official Number: 214901
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 steel decks & steel Shelter Deck;
              3rd steel deck in No. 1 hold only; web frames; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light,
              wireless & direction finder; cellular double bottom 346 feet, 1,209 tons; Deep Tank forward 32 feet,
              826 tons; Forward Peak Tank 71 tons; Aft Peak Tank 16 tons
Tonnage: 6,275 tons gross, 5,992 under deck and 3,833 net
Dimensions: 404.6 feet long, 53.9 foot beam and holds 34.2 feet deep; Forecastle on Shelter Deck 31 feet
Construction: 1917, W. Cramp & Sons Ship & Engine Building Co. in Philadelphia
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engine with 4 cylinders of 25 1/2, 37, 52 1/2 & 76 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 54 inches; operating at 223 p.s.i.; 631 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                   12 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 214 sq. ft.; heating surface 8,881 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: American-Hawaiian Steam Ship Co.
Port of registry: New York

MONTEAGLE - 1853-1855
Master:  Captain J. Lorby
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 940 tons using old measurements and 999 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1852 in St. John's, using Pitch Pie, Hackmatac, Birch, Elm & Oak
Owners:  Carter & Co. (1853/54); Finlay & Co. (1855)
Port of registry:  London (1853/54); Liverpool (1855)
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New York (1853); Australia (1855)

MONTEREY - 1899
Code letters:  QDBV                Official Number:  109427
Master:  Captain H. Parry, appointed to the vessel in 1899
Rigging:  steel single screw 4 masts steamer; 2 steel decks, iron Shelter Deck; deep framing;
               7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom, aft 103 feet long,
               under engine & boilers 58 feet, forward 201 feet, 1,179 tons; Deep Tank aft 35 feet, 930 tons;
               Forward Peak Tank 170 tons; Aft Peak Tank 84 tons
Tonnage:  5,455 tons gross, 5,225 under deck and 3,489 net
Dimensions:  445 feet long, 52.2 foot beam and holds 27.6 feet deep
Construction:  1898, Palmers' Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  triple expansions engine with 3 cylinders of 30, 50 & 81 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 661 nominal horsepower; 3 double ended boilers;
                    18 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 363 sq. ft.; heating surface 12,030 sq. ft.;
                    engine by the builders
Owners:  Elder Dempster Shipping Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

MONTEVIDEO MARU - 1942
Code letters: JIAB                    Official Number:  31553
Rigging: steel twin screws motor ship; 3 decks; steel Weather Deck sheathed in wood;
              7 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom 353 feet, 1,368 tons; tanks at sides of tunnel 719 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 117 tons; Aft Peak Tank 63 tons
Tonnage: 7,267 tons gross, 6,088 under deck and 4,378 net
Dimensions: 430 feet long, 56 foot beam and holds 36 feet deep; Forecastle 47 feet; Bridge 63 feet
Construciton: 1926, Mitsubishi Zosen Kaisha Ltd. in Nagasaki
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 12 cylinders of 23 5/8 inches diameter each;
                  stroke 41 3/4 inches; 1,164 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Osaka Syosen K.K.
Port of registry: Osaka

MONTEZUMA - 1845
Master:  Captain Selkirk
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in metal 1844
Tonnage:  200 tons.
Construction:  1834 in Dumbarton; new keelson in 1844; some repairs in 1837 & 1842.
Owners:  J. Atkin
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool

MONTFORT - 1899
Official Number:  110568
Master:  Captain W.D. Jones, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1893 and to the vessel in 1899
Rigging:  steel twin screw 4 masts steamer; 2 steel decks & steel Shelter Deck; deep framing;
               fitted with electric light; 7 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom, aft 102 feet long,
               under engine & boilers 87 feet; forward 179 feet, 1,192 tons; Deep Tank aft 35 feet, 845 tons;
               Forward Peak Tank 170 tons; Aft Peak Tank 70 tons
Tonnage:  7,087 tons gross, 5,242 under deck and 4,589 net
Dimensions:  445 feet long, 52.2 foot beam and holds 27.8 feet deep
Construction:  1899, Palmers' Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 26, 43 & 70 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 45 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 731 nominal horsepower; 3 double ended boilers;
                    18 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 363 sq. ft.; heating surface 11,721 sq. ft.;
                    engine by the builders
Owners:  Elder Dempster Shipping Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

MONTGOMERYSHIRE - 1886
Code letters:  QVGF                Official Number:  76520
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,452 tons gross, 1,360 under deck and 1,401 net
Dimensions:  235.4 feet long, 38.1 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep;
                     Poop 31 feet long, Forecastle 35 feet
Construction:  1877, T. Royden & Sons in Liverpool
Owners:  Hughes & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

MONTMORENCY - 1857
Master: Captain J. Kiddie
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 812 tons using old measurements and 751 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1854 in Québec, using Tamarack, Oak, Elm, Red Pine & Spruce
Owners: Baines & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia

MONTREAL - 1879
Official Number: 81313
Master: Captain J. Thearle
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 3 decks & Shelter Deck; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 3,308 tons gross, 2,386 under deck and 2,160 net
Dimensions: 329.5 feet long, 39.4 foot beam and holds 32.8 feet deep
Construction: 1879, Connell in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 45 & 80 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 375 horsepower; engine by J. & J. Thomson in Glasgow
Owners: Mississippi & Dominion Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

MOORESFORT - 1854
Master: Captain E. Coltharst
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1853; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,278 tons using old measurements and 1,220 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1853 in Saint John, N.B., using Tamarack, Pine, Oak & Birch
Owners: Moore & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia

MORAY COAST - 1941
Code letters: MKDL                    Official Number: 166307
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              cruiser stern; fitted with direction finder & echo sounding device; machinery aft;
              cellular double bottom 150 feet, 214 tons; Forward Peak Tank 99 tons; Aft Peak Tank 39 tons
Tonnage: 687 tons gross, 507 under deck and 251 net
Dimensions: 201.8 feet long, 33.2 foot beam and holds 11.2 feet deep; Poop 23 feet; Bridge aft 33 feet
Construction: 1940, Ardrossan Dockyard Ltd. in Ardrossan
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 7 cylinders of 17 3/8 inches diameter each;
                  stroke 22 7/16 inches; 218 nominal horsepower; engine by British Auxiliaries Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners: Coast Lines Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

MORAZAN - 1905
Code letters:  HCDM
Master:  Captain J.G. Wilkin, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1891 and to the vessel in 1905
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck & Spar Deck, partly steel, partly iron;
               deep framing; 6 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom, aft 120 feet; under engine
               24 feet, forward 146 feet, 805 tons; Deep Tank forward 24 feet, 492 tons;
               Aft Peak Tank 35 feet
Tonnage:  3,486 tons gross, 3,201 under deck and 2,213 net
Dimensions:  360 feet long, 46.7 foot beam and holds 15.1 feet deep;
                     Poop 33 feet; Bridge 190 feet; Forecastle 39 feet
Construction:  1905, R. Thompson & Sons in Sunderland
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23 1/2, 39 & 66 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 45 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 342 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 plain furnaces; grate surface 106 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,488 sq. ft.; engine by
                    G. Clark Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners:  Liverpool Shipping Co. Ltd. (H. Fernie & Sons, managers)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

MORNING STAR - 1855-1858/1860-1866
Master: Captain E. Allan (1855-58); Captain Matthews (1860-66)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1854, 1859 & 1861; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,534 tons using old measurements and 1,327 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1854 in Saint John, N.B., using Tamarack, Pine, Birch & Oak
Owners: Alexander (1855); Firnie Bros. (1860-66)
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Bristol (1855-58); Liverpool (1860-66)
Voyage: sailed for Australia (1855-58/1860/1862-66); India (1861)

MOSEL - 1876
Code letters:  QCMN
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer
Tonnage:  3,200 tons gross and 1,931 tons net
Dimensions:  349 feet long, 40.3 foot beam and holds 17.4 feet deep
Construction:  1873, Caird & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion:  steam engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 72 inches diameter each; stroke 60 inches;
                    600 horsepower; engine the builders
Owners:  Norddeutscher Lloyd
Port of registry:  Bremen

MOUNT ETNA - 1881
Official Number: 80210
Rigging: iron paddle steamer
Tonnage: 232 tons gross, 225 under deck and 72 net
Dimensions: 139.6 feet long, 21.9 foot beam and hold 11.4 feet deep
Construction: 1880, R. Chambers in Dumbarton
Propulsion: compound diagonal engine with 2 cylinders of 25 & 48 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 60 inches; 98 horsepower; engine by Rankin & Blackmore in Greenock
Owners: R. Seaton
Port of registry: Cork

MOUNT LEBANON - 1884
Code letters:  VKFH                Official Number:  84297
Rigging:  iron single screw, 3 masts, Schooner; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads;
               cellular double 228 feet, 395 tons
Tonnage:  2,410 tons gross, 2,232 under deck and 1,555 net
Dimensions:  319.5 feet long, 38 foot beam and holds 24.6 feet deep; Poop 36 feet;
                     Bridge Deck 22 feet; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction:  1881, A. Stephen & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 38 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 45 inches; operating at 85 p.s.i.; 240 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Smith & Service
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Cardiff

MOUNT VERNON - 1828
Master:  Captain Glover
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1826;
Tonnage: 352 tons.
Construction:  1820 of white oak & pitch pine, in Newbury Point; iron knees
Owner:  Goddard
Draught under load:  16 feet
Voyage: sailed for Boston

MOUNTAINEER - 1828

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Kenney
Rigging:  Schooner; 2 decks; sheathed in copper and partly in felt in 1827
Tonnage:  474 tons
Construction:  1809 in Whitby; new deck & major repairs in 1823; some repairs in 1825 & 1827
Owners:  Chapman
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Bombay

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Herbert
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper and partly in felt in 1827
Tonnage:  487 tons
Construction:  in Whitby; vessel 19 years old; new deck, wales & repairs to damages in 1823
Owners:  Chapman
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Bombay
 

MOYUNE - 1914
Code letters:  NWSL
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 steel decks, Upper Deck sheathed in teak; deep framing;
                6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom, aft 122 feet long,
                forward 168 feet, under engine & boilers 58 feet, 1,071 tons; Aft Peak Tank 45 tons;
                Forward Peak Tank 136 tons; Midship Tank 24 feet, 335 tons
Tonnage:  4,935 feet long, 4,400 under deck and 3,213 net
Dimensions:  410 feet long, 48.1 foot beam and holds 26.2 feet deep; Poop 44 feet long
                      Bridge Deck 110 feet; Forecastle 47 feet
Construction:  1895, D. & W. Henderson & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 46 & 76 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 60 inches; 180 p.s.i.; 532 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 plain furnaces;
                    grate surface 188 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,068 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners:  China Mutual Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (A. Holt & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool

MOZART - 1881
Code letters:  WFHV
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner
Tonnage:  1,994 tons gross, 1,858 under deck and 1,229 net
Dimensions:  290.6 feet long, 36.2 foot beam and holds 24.4 feet deep
Construction:  1881, A. Leslie & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 26 & 60 inches diameter respectively; stroke 45 inches;
                    200 horsepower; engine by R. Stephenson & Co. in Newcastle
Owners:  Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

MUNFORD - 1838
Master: Captain Cleveland
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in felt and copper in 1838
Tonnage: 168 tons
Construction: 1835 in Yarmouth
Owners: Cleveland
Port of registry: Yarmouth
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

MUTLAH - 1862
Master:  Captain Husband
Rigging:  Ship; copper fastened
Tonnage:  713 tons
Dimensions:  154.5 feet long, 32 foot beam and holds 20 feet deep
Construction:  1856 in Sunderland
Owners:  Kendall Bros.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for India

MYSTERY - 1843
Master: Captain Williams
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in copper in 1843; paartly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage 140 tons
Construction: 1843 in Conway
Owners: Captain & Co.
Port of registry: Beaumaris
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Canton

MYSTERY - 1855
Master:  Captain E. Hain
Rigging:  Schooner; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  114 tons
Construction:  1850 in Rye
Owners:  Hain & Son
Port of registry:  St. Ives
Port of survey:  London

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