Register of Ships - N
transcribed from the Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping
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N.J. FJORD - 1907-1916
Code letters: NHSJ
Master: Captain S. Kolstö
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks & Hurricane Deck; fitted with electric light
              and refrigerating machinery; water ballast
Tonnage: 1,425 tons gross, 798 under deck and 653 net
Dimensions: 260.3 feet long, 34 foot beam and holds 13.6 feet deep
Construction: 1896, Lobnitz & Co. Ltd. in Renfrew
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 40 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 265 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Det. Forenede Dampskibs. Selsk.
Port of registry: Esbjerg            British & German navies came in contact at Jutland while
                                                investigating her presence. The famous battle ensued.

NAIRN - 1906-1908
Code letters: HBKP              Official Number: 118644
Master: Captain E. Lassen
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; water ballast
Tonnage: 3,627 tons gross, 3,031 under deck and 2,324 net
Dimensions: 339.6 feet long, 50 foot beam and holds 22.6 feet deep; Poop 30 feet; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1904, W. Doxford & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 300 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: J. B. Murray & Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow

NAIRNSHIRE - 1884-1887
Code letters:  WTRG                   Official Number:  76720
Master:  Captain A. Lowrie (1884-87)
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead.
Tonnage:  1,027 tons gross, 899 under deck and 965 net.
Dimensions:  204 feet long, 33.6 foot beam and holds 19.9 feet deep;
                      Poop 42 feet long; Forecastle 26 feet.
Construction:  1876,  Dobie & Co. in Glasgow.
Owners:  T. Law & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow.
Port of survey:  Cardiff

NANCY - 1768
Master:  Captain G. Minchall
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  100 tons
Construction:  1767 in Plantation
Owners:  W. Goodwin
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for South Carolina

NANCY LEE - 1921-1926
Code letters: TCSV                    Official Number:  142966
Rigging:  wood, 3 masts Schooner; 1 deck
Tonnage: 149 tons gross, 121 under deck and 114 net
Dimensions: 116.1 feet long, 28.6 foot beam and holds 10.6 feet deep
Construction: 1920, Horwood & Co., Campbellton, NF
Owners: R.F. Horwood
Port of registry: St. John's, NF

NAPIER - 1878
Official Number: 59846
Master: Captain Bryde
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1878; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,203 tons gross, 1,084 under deck and 1,177 net
Dimensions: 184 feet long, 37 foot beam and holds 23.6 feet deep;
                    Break 54 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction: 1868, Charland in Québec; repairs to damages in 1869;
                      some repairs in 1876
Owners: J.G. Ross
Port of registry: Québec
Port of survey: Honk Kong

NAUPHANTE - 1875
Code letters: MDJH                    Official Number: 16880
Rigging: iron Barque
Tonnage: 375 tons gross, 365 under deck and 375 net
Dimensions: 153.5 feet long, 24.7 foot beam and holds 16 feet deep; Break 10 tons
Construction: 1856 in Liverpool
Owners: J. Lyne
Port of registry: Liverpool

NAUTILUS - 1875
Code letters:  PBDS                  Official Number:  24507
Master:  Captain H. Laws
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1863
Tonnage:  392 tons gross, 361 under deck and 374 net
Dimensions:  108.2 feet long, 27.4 foot beam and holds 19 feet
Construction:  1836 in London; some repairs in 1863
Owners:  W. Binney
Port of registry:  London

NAUTILUS - 1880
Code letters: NQGC                    Official Number: 70681
Master: a) Captain T. Wills; b) Captain E. Sibbick
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom, aft 55 feet, forward 45 feet
Tonnage: 718 tons gross, 638 under deck and 467 net
Dimensions: 199.5 feet long, 28 foot beam and holds 18.8 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 75 feet
Construction: 1874, Gulston in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 26 & 47 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 95 horsepower; engine by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners: General Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry: London

NAUTIQUE - 1886, ex. WARRIOR
Master: Capitaine Herbert
Rigging: iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 500 tons gross, 467 under deck and 484 net
Dimensions: 155.8 feet long, 26.1 foot beam and holds 16.3 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 36 feet
Construction: 1858, M. Pearse & Co. in Stockton; new deck in 1877
Owners: Bossière Frères & Cie.
Port of registry: Le Havre

NAVARINO - 1838
Master: Captain Murray
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in 1835; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 427 tons
Construction: 1828 on Prince Edward Island using Black Birch & Pine;
                      major repairs in 1835; some repairs in 1836 & 1837
Owners: J. & A. Nichol
Port of registry: Plymouth
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Québec

NAVARINO - 1851
Master: Captain R. Paige
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1851; partly  fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 493 tons
Construction: 1808 in Cochin using Teak; rebuilt in 1835; major repairs in 1848
Owners: G. Marshall
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

NAVARINO - 1877
Code letters: MNQR                    Official Number: 68694
Rigging: iron single screw Brig; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 3,357 tons gross, 2,140 under deck and 2,175 net
Dimensions: 389 feet long, 38.8 foot beam and holds 19.7 feet deep
Construction: 1873, Earle's Co. in Hull
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 43 & 78 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 50 inches; 340 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Gray & Dawes
Port of registry: Glasgow

NAVIGATOR - 1922
Code letters: JHFM
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; water ballast
Tonnage: 1,273 tons gross, 1,164 under deck and 797 net
Dimensions: 233.9 feet long, 35.1 foot beam and holds 18.5 feet deep; Bridge 60 feet;
                    House on deck 22 tons; Forecastle 23 tons
Construction: 1900, Fevigs Jernskibsbyg, Arendal
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 17, 27 & 45 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 33 inches; engine by Richardson, Westgarth & Co. Ltd., Middlesbrough
Owners: D/S A/S Storborg (Brummenaes & Torgersen, managers)
Port of registry: Haugesund

NEBO - 1884
Official Number: 87371
Master: Captain Powell
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 3 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom, aft 104 feet, forward 56 feet, 347 tons
Tonnage: 3,135 tons gross, 3,051 under deck and 2,067 net
Dimensions: 329.8 feet long, 42.4 foot beam and holds 20.5 feet deep; Bridge Deck 7 feet
Construction: 1884, J. Laing in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 39 & 74 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 350 horsepower; engine by North East Marine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: D.G. Penkney & Sons
Port of registry: Sunderland                  FOUNDERED

NEBO - 1887
Code letters:  WVFM              Official Number:  78557
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,438 tons gross, 1,313 under deck and 1,383 net.
Dimensions:  246.9 feet long, 37.1 foot beam and holds 21.1 feet deep;
                      Poop 30 feet long; Forecastle 32 feet
Construction:  1877, Dobie & Co. in Glasgow
Owners:  Smith & Service
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Hull

NEBRASKA - 1875
Code letters:  JNPF                Official Number:  55091
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig
Tonnage:  3,985 tons gross, 3,970 under deck and 2,984 net
Dimensions:  367.5 feet long, 42.3 foot beam and holds 35.3 feet deep
Construction:  1867, Palmers' Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  double acting steam engine with 2 horizontal cylinders of 72 inches diameter each;
                    stroke 42 inches; 400 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  J. Hall
Port of registry:  Newcastle

NECKAR - 1879
Code letters:  QCBP
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer
Tonnage:  3,231 tons gross and 1,870 tons net
Dimensions:  350 feet long, 40 foot beam and holds 17.7 feet deep
Construction:  1874, Caird & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 62 & 104 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; 600 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Norddeutscher Lloyd
Port of registry:  Bremen

NEDERLAND - 1887
Code letters:  MBNJ
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 3 decks; 5 cemented bulkheads; double bottom 262 feet long.
Tonnage:  2,839 tons gross, 2,827 under deck and 1,819 net.
Dimensions:  329.2 feet long, 38.6 foot beam and holds 30.5 feet deep; Poop 48 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 45 feet; Forecastle 38 feet.
Construction:  1873,  Parlmers' Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 40 & 80 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 75 p.s.i.; 290 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Société anonyme de navigation Belge-Américaine
Port of registry:  Antwerp

NEIL MACKAY - 1947-1948
Official Number: 162294
Rigging: steel steam Ketch (steam trawler); 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder and
              echo sounding device; double bottom forward 23 feet, 21 tons; Forward Peak Tank 4 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 1 ton
Tonnage: 266 tons gross, 257 under deck and 113 net
Dimensions: 127.6 feet long, 24.1 foot beam and holds 12.9 feet deep; Forecastle 22 feet
Construction: 1935, Deutsche Schiff.-u Mschb. A.G. Seebeck in Wessemünde
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 13 3/8 & 26 3/4 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 23 5/8 inches & one low pressure turbine with double reduction gearing and
                   hydraulic coupling to screw shaft. 90 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Northern Trawlers Ltd. (W.A. Bennett, manager)
Port of registry: Aberdeen

NELLY 1778
Master: Captain J. Fletcher
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 220 tons
Construction: 1760 in Liverpool; 6 4-pounds guns; vessel lengthened & thorough repairs in 1776
Owners: T. Birch
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Jamaica

NELSON - 1865
Master: Captain P. Lithgow
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1860
Tonnage: 549 tons
Dimensions: 128.2 feet long, 26 foot beam and holds 19 feet
Construction: 1844 in Dumbarton; partial new top sides & some repairs in 1854
Owners: Withworth
Port of registry: Fleetwood

NELSON VILLAGE - 1847-1849
Master: Captain M Burnie (1847-48); Captain J. Moarn (1849)
Rigging: Barque
Tonnage: 384 tons
Construction: 1826 in Miramichi, N.B.; major repairs in 1836 & 1845; some repairs in 1849
Owners: Bowden (1847-48); R. Correy (1849)
Port of registry: London (1847-48); Belfast (1849)
Port of survey: Liverpool (1847); Dublin (1848); Belfast (1849)
Voyage: sailed for Charleston (1847); New Brunswick (1848); Québec (1849)

NEPHTIS 1891-1892
Code letters: RBFN                  Official Number: 76534
Master: Captain J.G. Brown
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 4 bulkheads; 2 partial bulkheads
Tonnage: 2,010 tons gross, 1,885 under deck and 1,298 net
Dimensions: 310 feet long, 34.1 foot beam and holds 24.7 feet deep; Deckhouse 125 tons
Construction: 1877, C. Mitchell & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 35 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 250 horsepower; engine by R. & W. Hawthorn in Newcastle
Owners: Moss Steamship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

NEPTUNE - 1790
Master:  Captain T. Gilbert
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed
Tonnage:  809 tons
Construction:  1879 in River
Owners:  Calvert
Draught under load:  21 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Botany Bay

NEPTUNE - 1818

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain H. King
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1817
Tonnage:  483 tons
Construction:  Whitby; vessel 8 years old
Owners:  Robertson
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Jamaica

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: a) Captain H. King; b) Captain R. Cairns
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1817
Tonnage:  483 tons
Construction:  1810 in Whitby
Owners:  Roberts & Co.
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Botany Bay

NEPTUNE - 1848-1853
Master: Captain G. Smith (1848-52); Captain Brownless (1853)
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer
Tonnage:  326 tons (1851-52); 535 tons (1853)
Construction:  1847 in Waterford; vessel lengthened in 1852
Propulsion:  auxiliary steam engine; 250 horsepower
Owners:  Waterford Commercial Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  Waterford
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Bremen (1848-52); Baltic Sea (1853)

NEPTUNE - 1857
Master:  Captain D. Irvine
Rigging: Steamer
Tonnage:  174 tons
Construction:  1837 in South Shields
Owners:  J. Beckington

NEPTUNE - 1858,  ex. ATLANTIC
Master:  Captain McMillan
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and zinc in 1854; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  368 tons
Construction:  1853 in Finland
Owners:  McCleod Jr.
Port of registry:  Leith
Port of survey:  Liverpool

NEPTUNE - 1887,  ex.  ATHANASIAN
Code letters:  PWNK                Official Number:  28478
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner
Tonnage:  437 tons gross, 409 under deck and 271 net
Dimensions:  182.6 feet long, 25.4 foot beam and holds 14.5 feet deep
Construction:  1860, J.R. Napier in Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 22 & 39 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 22 inches; 67 horsepower; engine by Walker & Co. in Glasgow
Owners:  J. & P. Hutchison
Port of registry:  Glasgow

NEREID - 1876
Code letters: HGPT                  Official Number: 52570
Master: Captain H. Collin
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow memtal in 1876; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 350 tons gross, 334 under deck and 350 net
Dimensions: 127.2 feet long, 26 foot beam and holds 15.9 feet deep
Construction: 1866, Dundee Ship Company in Dundee; repairs to damages in 1876
Owners: H. Collin
Port of registry: Dundee
Port of survey: Liverpool

NESTOR - 1840
Master:  Captain A. Clarke
Rigging:  Snow; sheathed in 1838
Tonnage:  207 tons
Construction: 1823 in Harrington; new deck, top sides & major repairs in 1838
Owners:  Moordaff
Port of registry:  Harrington
Port of survey:  Whitehaven
Voyage:  sailed for Quebec

NEUSTRIA - 1905
Code letters:  KJTQ
Master:  Captaine Sagols.
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig; water ballast.
Tonnage:  2,687 tons gross and 1,721 net.
Dimensions:  328.4 feet long, 40 foot beam and holds 27.2 feet deep; Forecastle 49 feet long.
Construction:  1883,  Claparede & Co. in Rouen.
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 44 & 76 1/2 in. diameter respectively;
                   stroke 54 inches; 358 nominal horsepower; new boilers in 1903; engine built
                   Claparede & Co. in Saint Denis.
Owners:  Compagnie Française de navigation à vapeur (C. Fabre & Co. managers)
Port of registry:  Marseille

NEVA - 1895-1899, ex. WESTERN STAR
Code letters: JBVQ                      Official Number: 86975
Master: Captain E.A.J. Blagdon
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,448 tons gross, 1,145 under deck and 903 net
Dimensions: 245 feet long, 36.1 foot beam and holds 17.6 feet deep;
                    Quarter Deck 86 feet; Bridge 57 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction: 1883, S.P. Austin & Sons in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 31& 58 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; 155 nominal horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 3 plain furnaces;
                   grate surface 72 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,510 sq. ft.; engine by North East
                   Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: Paul & Shellshear
Port of registry: London

NEVADA - 1874
Code letters:  JNQC                    Official Number:  58957
Master:  Captain J. Price
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig; 3 decks
Tonnage:  3,121 tons gross, 2,741 under deck and 2,020 net
Dimensions:  345.6 feet long, 43.4 foot beam and holds 27.7 feet deep; Poop 239 tons; Forecastle 83 tons
Construction:  1869 in Newcastle
Propulsion:  steam engine with 2 cylinders; 350 horsepower
Owners:  Liverpool & Great Western Steam Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

NEVIS - 1881
Official Number: 82321
Master: Captain Cameron
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 101 tons gross, 83 under deck and 48 net
Dimensions: 82 feet long, 18.1 foot beam and holds 8.5 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 20 feet; Forecastle 10 feet
Construction: 1880, R. Chambers Jr. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 13 & 23 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 18 inches; 25 horsepower; engine by Ross & Duncan in Glasgow
Owners: D.P. Macdonald
Port of registry: Glasgow

NEVISBROOK - 1915-1916
Code letters:  JDBN                   Official Number:  133149
Master:  Captain G. King (1915-16)
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck, partly iron & partly steel; 5 cemented bulkheads;
                cellular double bottom, aft 116 feet long, under engine & boilers 24 feet, forward 144 feet,
                863 tons; Forward Peak Tank 60 tons; Aft Peak Tank 102 tons.
Tonnage:  3,140 tons gross, 2,935 under deck and 1,968 net.
Dimensions:  334.3 feet long, 48.7 foot beam and holds 21.9 feet deep; Poop 29 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 100 feet; Forecastle 30 feet.
Construction:  1913,  J. Blumer & Co. in Sunderland
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 38 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 284 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 116 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,700 sq. ft.; engine
                    by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners:  Brook Steam Ships Co. Ltd. (Miller & Richards, managers)
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Sunderland

NEVISIAN - 1925,  ex.NICOSIAN
Code letters:  JNTV                    Official Number:  131453
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 steel decks & steel Shelter Deck; 7 cemented bulkheads;
               fitted with electric light, submarine signalling device & wireless; cellular double bottom,
               aft 115 feet long, under engine & boilers 80 feet, forward 152 feet, 964 tons; Deep Tank aft
               26 feet, 675 tons; Forward Peak Tank 23 tons; Aft Peak Tank 30 tons
Tonnage:  6,369 tons gross, 6,046 under deck and 4,097 net
Dimensions:  400.8 feet long, 52.5 foot beam and holds 26.9 feet deep; Bridge Deck, aft 52 feet long,
                     forward 35 feet
Construction:  1912, D. & W. Henderson & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 4 cylinders of 23 1/2, 34, 49 & 70 inches diameter
                    respectively; stroke 51 inches; operating 215 p.s.i.; 507 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended
                    and 1 auxilliary single ended boilers, 14 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 264 sq. ft.;
                    heating surface 8,935 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners:  F. Leyland & Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

NEW BROOKLYN - 1925
Code letters: KFDP                  Official Number: 143625
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 2nd deck in fore holds and after man hold;
              8 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom 343 feet,
              1,571 tons; Deep Tank aft 23 feet, 858 tons; Forward Peak Tank 91 tons; Aft Peak Tank 126 tons
Tonnage: 6,546 tons gross, 6,222 under deck and 4,039 net
Dimensions: 412.6 feet long, 55.8 foot beam and holds 34.4 feet deep; Forecastle 40 feet
Construction: 1920, Harland &Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 44 & 73 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 517 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 190 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,668 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: British & African Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (Elder, Dempster & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool

NEW ENGLAND - 1881
Official Number:  60446
Master:  Captain J. Craig
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 6 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  360 tons gross, 291 under deck and 223 net.
Dimensions:  176.4 feet long, 22.1 foot beam and holds 10.7 feet deep;
                      Poop and Forecastle 69 tons
Construction:  1869, T. Wingate & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 32 inches diameter each; stroke 27 inches;
                    operating at 25 p.s.i.; 70 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Richmond Rivers Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  Sydney
Port of survey:  Clyde

NEW ENGLAND - 1902
Code letters: QDST                    Official Number: 109441
Rigging: steel twin screws, 3 masts, Schooner; 3 decks; fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery;
              water ballast
Tonnage: 11,394 tons gross, 9,110 under deck and 7,416 net
Dimensions: 550.3 feet long, 59.3 foot beam and holds 35.9 feet deep;
                    Poop 92 feet; Bridge 318 feet; Forecastle 70 feet
Construction: 1898, Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of (2) 30, (2) 50 & (4) 58 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 54 inches; 985 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Allan Line Steam Ships Co. Ltd. (Allan Bros. & Co. UK Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

NEW ERA - 1855
Master:  Captain J. Rhind
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1854; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  820 tons.
Construction:  1854 in Sunderland
Owners:  Wait & Co.
Port of registry:  Shields
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New Zeland

NEW GREAT BRITAIN - 1859
Master:  Captain R. Kerr
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857
Tonnage:  553 tons using old measurements and 570 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1854 in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1857
Owners:  Temperly
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Southampton
Voyage:  sailed for China

NEW MANLY - 1835
Master:  Captain T. Barnes
Rigging:  Brig: 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1833
Tonnage:  119 tons
Construction:  1823 in Yarmouth
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Cardiff
Voyage:  sailed for Syra

NEW NORTHLAND - 1942,   ex. NORTHLAND
Code letters:  VGNC                   Official Number:  149409
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 8 cemented bulkheads; fitted with refrigerating machinery;
                cellular double bottom 215 feet long, 413 tons; Deep Tank aft 33 feet, 245 tons; Forward Peak
                Tank 45 tons; Aft Peak Tank 17 tons
Tonnage:  3,445 tons gross, 2,249 under deck and 2,029 net
Dimensions:  287.2 feet long, 47.2 foot beam and holds 22.3 feet deep;
                      Bridge Deck and Forecastle 279 feet long
Construction:  1926, Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23 1/2, 38 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 393 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                    9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 158 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,195 sq. ft.; engine
                    by the builders
Owners:  Clarke Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Québec
Port of survey:  Halifax

NEW ORLEANS - 1862
Master:  Captain G. Begg
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1853
Tonnage:  744 tons using old measurements and 781 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1851 in Dumbarton
Owners:  Stewart & Co.
Port of registry:  Greenock

NEW PHOENIX - 1839
Master: Captain Baynton
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1838
Tonnage: 362 tons
Construction: 1813 in Hull; new wales & top sides in 1829; some repairs on 1838
Owners: Thomson
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: Sailed for Jamaica

NEW YORK - 1841
Master:  Captain Gregory
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1841
Tonnage:  270 tons
Construction:  1823 in Bristol; new deck, partial new top side & some repairs in 1837
Owners:  J. Gregory
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand

NEW YORK - 1858
Master:  Captain R. Craig
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 7 bulkheads
Tonnage:  2,050 tons
Construction:  1854 in Glasgow
Propulsion:  machinery certified in 1854; 153 horsepower
Owners:  Glasgow & New York Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for New York

NEW YORK - 1890 ex. CITY OF NEW YORK
Code letters: KLPB                    Official Number: 130616
Rigging: steel twin screws, 3 masts Schooner; 4 decks & Promenade Deck; 13 asphalted bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom, aft 105 feet,
              under engine & boilers 180 feet, forward 140 feet, 1,627 tons; tanks forward 147 tons
Tonnage: 10,798 tons gross, 8,557 under deck and 4,643 net
Dimensions: 517 feet long, 63.6 foot beam and holds 22 feet deep; Poop 75 feet; Forecastle 109 feet
Construction: 1888, J. & G. Thomson in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of (2) 42, (2) 66 1/2 & (4) 77 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 60 inches; operating at 175 p.s.I., 2,747 nominal horsepower; 6 double ended &
                   4 single ended boilers; 64 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 1,144 sq. ft.; heating surface 42,613 sq. ft.;
                   engine by W. Cramp & Sons Ship & Engine Building Co. in Philadelphia
Owners: International Mercantile Marine Co.
Port of registry: New York

NEW YORK PACKET - 1841
Master: Captain J. Gregory
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1841
Tonnage: 270 tons
Construction: 1823 in Bristol; new deck, partial new top sides & some repairs in 1837
Owners: J. Gregory
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND - 1811

(Green Book - Underwriters only)
Master: Captain W. Elder
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper and partly in felt in 1808
Tonnage: 258 tons
Construction: French prize of capture; 8 guns
Owners: Bennett
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for the South Seas

NEW ZEALAND - 1856/57
Master:  Captain H. Ramsay
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and zinc 1855
Tonnage:  652 tons using old measurements and 729 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1842 in New Brunswick; new deck in 1850; new keelson in 1851; some repairs in 1851, 54 & 55
Owners:  Thompson
Port of registry:  Shields
Port of survey:  Shields
Voyage:  sailed for the Mediterranean Sea

NEWBRUNSWICK - 1891
Code letters: HPDQ                    Official Number: 18322
Master: Captain W.A. Colby
Rigging: wood paddle steamer; 1 deck
Tonnage: 935 tons gross and 869 tons net
Dimensions: 220.4 feet long, 31 foot beam and holds 8.4 feet deep
Construction: 1860, New York
Propulsion: steam engine; 400 horsepower
Owners: W.
Port of registry:  Eastport, ME

NEWCASTLE - 1885-1887
Official Number:  91495
Master:  F. Sarah (1885-87)
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck; 2 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
               double bottom, aft 61 feet long, forward 74 feet & under boilers 17 feet, 257 tons;
               Forward  Peak Tank 50 tons; Aft Peak Tank 53 tons.
Tonnage:  1,380 tons gross, 1,109 under deck and 885 net.
Dimensions:  245 feet long, 34 foot beam and holds 17.2 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 80 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 59 feet; Forecastle 25 feet.
Construction:  1885,  C.S. Swan & Hunter in Newcastle
Propulsion:  compound engine with 3 cylinders of 18 1/2, 30 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 150 horsepower; machinery certified in May 1885;
                    engine by North East Marine Engine Co. in Newcastle.
Owners:  J.J. & C.M. Forster
Port of registry:  Newcastle

NEWHAM - 1834
Master:  Captain M. Robson
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in copper in 1834
Tonnage:  276 tons
Construction:  1834 in Sunderland
Owners:  R. Flynn
Port of registry:  Newcastle
Port of survey:  London

NEWHOLM - 1915-1917
Code letters: RCPT                  Official Number: 110329
Master: Captain N.H. Blake
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; cellular double bottom,
              aft 104 feet, under engine & boilers 38 feet, forward 140 feet, 829 tons; Deep Tank aft 24 feet,
              493 tons; Forward Peak Tank 60 tons; Aft Peak Tank 36 tons
Tonnage: 3,399 tons gross, 3,110 under deck and 2,194 net
Dimensions: 330.6 feet long, 48 foot beam and holds 23.6 feet deep; Poop 32 feet;
                    Bridge 62 feet; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1899, Swan & Hunter Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 40 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 239 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 plain furnaces;
                   grate surface 130 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,720 sq. ft.; engine by North East Marine
                   Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: Newcastle Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (J.J. & C.M. Forster, managers)
Port of registry: Newcastle

NEWLANDS - 1906-1909
Official Number: 115125
Master: Captain Beddie
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom, aft & under engine 130 feet, forward 136 feet, 732 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 53 tons
Tonnage: 3,023 tons gross, 2,818 under deck and 1950 net
Dimensions: 325 feet long, 47 foot beam and holds 22.5 feet deep; Poop 27 feet;
                    Bridge 88 feet; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction: 1902, W. Gray & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 38 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 257 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 plain furnaces;
                   grate surface 98 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,738 sq. ft.;
                   engine by Central Marine Engine Works in West Hartlepool
Owners: Newlands Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (J.F. Wilson & Co., managers)
Port of registry: West Hartlepool

NEWNHAM - 1880
Code letters: TNVC                    Official Number: 83888
Master: Captain J.J. Johnson
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 3 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom 260 feet, 367 tons; Aft Peak Tank 11 tons
Tonnage: 2,010 tons gross, 1,876 under deck and 1,296 net
Dimensions: 285 feet long, 35.3 foot beam and holds 23.3 feet deep; Poop 30 feet; Bridge 52 feet;
                    Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1880, Palmers' Co., Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 35 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; operating at 90 p.s.i.; 240 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: J. Temperley & Co.
Port of registry: Newcastle

NIAGARA - 1910-1913,  ex. CORSE
Code letters:  KJTQ
Master:  Captain Juham (1910-13)
Rigging:  steel twin screws steamer; 3 decks; 4 tiers of beams; fitted with electric light & wireless
               water ballast
Tonnage:  8,590 tons gross and 5,361 tons net
Dimensions:  485.2 feet long, 56.1 foot beam and holds 33.8 feet deep;
                     Poop 34 feet; Forecastle 54 feet
Construction:  1908, Ateliers & Chantiers de la Loire in Saint-Nazaire
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 25 19/32, 42 1/2 & 70 7/8 inches diameter
                    each pair; stroke 47 1/4 inches; 676 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Compagnie Générale Transatlantique
Port of registry:  Le Havre

NICHOLAS SMIRK - 1850-1853
Master: Captain W. Smirk
Rigging: Snow
Tonnage: 208 tons
Construction: 1849 in Sunderland
Owners: Smirk & Son
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for London

NICKERIE - 1928, ex. ST. JAN
Code letters: PMRF
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks; Upper Deck partly sheathed in Teak;
              5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 84 feet,
              under engine 22 feet, forward 140 feet, 435 tons; Forward Peak Tank 20 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 5 tons
Tonnage: 2,498 tons gross, 1,760 under dekck and 1,528 net
Dimensions: 310.8 feet long, 40.7 foot beam and holds 18.8 feet deep; Poop & Bridge 213 feet;
                    Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1907, Akt. Burmeister & Wain in Copenhagen
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21 1/2, 34 1/2 & 60 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 39 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 322 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                  6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 126 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,840 sq. ft.;
                  engine by the builders
Owners: Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij
Port of registry:  Amsterdam

NICOSIAN - 1887-1899
Code letters: SGDP                Official Number: 79152
Master: Captain J. Jones
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; double bottom 193 feet
Tonnage: 1,364 tons gross, 1,099 under deck and 848 net
Dimensions: 243.7 feet long, 32 foot beam and holds 18.3 feet deep; Quarter Deck 84 feet;
                    Bridge 59 feet; Forecastle 27 feet
Construction: 1878, E. Withy & Co. in Hartlepool
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 29 & 56 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 150 nominal horsepower; 1 double ended boiler; grate surface 63 sq. ft.;
                   new double ended boiler in 1891; engine by T. Richardson & Sons in Hartlepool
Owners: H. Blaik & Co.
Port of registry: Leith                    SUNK BY ICE May 1899

NICOYA - 1921
Code letters:  HCLQ               Official Number:  121232
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 4 decks, Upper Deck sheathed in wood; 4 cemented bulkheads;
               fitted with electric light, wireless & refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom, aft 73 feet,
               under engine & boilers 77 feet, forward 138 feet, 616 tons; Deep Tank aft, port 31 feet, 100 tons,
               starboard 35 feet, 100 tons
Tonnage:  3,911 tons gross, 3,596 under deck and 2,982 net
Dimensions:  365.5 feet long, 46.2 foot beam and holds 29.6 feet deep; Forecastle 45 feet
Construction:  1905, A. Stephen & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 28 5/8, 45 & 75 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 51 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 574 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers;
                   16 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 314 sq. ft.; heating surface 10,750 sq. ft.; engine
                   by the builders
Owners:  Elders & Fyffes Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

NIL - 1908, ex. PRINCE PHILIPPE
Code letters:  MBNL
Rigging:  steel single screw Brigantine; 1 deck; Spar Deck; 3 tiers of beams; water ballast
Tonnage:  1,621 tons gross, 1,579 under deck and 1,017 net
Dimensions:  267.3 feet long, 32.8 foot beam and holds 16.4 feet deep
Construction:  1887, Société Cockerill in Hoboken
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 33 & 55 inches diameter respectively; stroke 39 inches;
                    157 nominal horsepower; engine by Société Cockerill in Seraing
Owners:  Adolf Deppe
Port of registry:  Antwerp

NILE - 1830

(Red Book - Shipowners)
1) Master: Captain Huntington
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 381 tons
Construction: 1826, New York
Owners: Captain & Co.
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New York

2) Master: Captain Oberar
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1826
Tonnage: 393 tons
Construction: 1825, America
Owners:  Dick & Co.; American property
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New York

(Green Book - Underwriters)
1) Master: Captain Huntingdon
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage: 322 tons
Construction: New York; vessel 4 years old
Owners: Captain & Co.; American property
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New York

2) Master: Captain B.T. Obear
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1826
Tonnage: 403 tons
Construction: New Hampshire; vessel 5 years old
Owners: Dike & Co.; American property
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Boston

NILE - 1854

1) Master:  Captain Livesa.
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1853; fastened with copper bolts.
Tonnage:  658 tons using old measurements and 763 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1849 in Sunderland.
Owners:  D. Dunbar.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

2) Master:  Captain Leighton
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1853.
Tonnage:  387 tons using old measurements and 380 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1846 in Glasgow; repairs to damages in 1853.
Owners:  Potter & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

NILE - 1875
Code letters:  HNDT                   Official Number:  53264
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig
Tonnage:  868 tons gross, 753 under deck and 725 net
Dimensions:  211.9 feet long, 29.5 foot beam and holds 16.2 feet deep; Poop 112 tons
Construction:  1865 in Sunderland
Propulsion:  2-cylinder steam engine; 90 horsepower
Owners:  Mercantile Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  London

NILE - 1889-1899
Code letters:  KGPB                  Official Number:  93288
Master:  Captain A.A. Clark (1889-96); Captain N. McCallum (1897-99)
Rigging;  iron 4 masts Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  2,163 tons gross, 1,984 under deck and 2,079 net
Dimensions:  283.5 feet long, 40.5 foot beam and holds 24.6 feet deep;
                      Poop 36 feet long; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction:  1886, Russell & Co. in Port Glasgow
Owners:  A. Brown
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  London (1889-1894); Leith (1895-97); Sourabaya (1897-99)

NILE - 1894
Code letters:  NFDC                   Official Number:  102804
Rigging:  steel single screw, 3 masts, Schooner; 4 decks & Promenade Deck; 10 cemented bulkheads;
               fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery
Tonnage:  5,855 tons gross, 4,952 under deck and 3,299 net
Dimensions:  420 feet long, 52 foot beam and holds 33.5 feet deep; Poop 42 feet; Forecastle 73 feet
Construction:  1893, J. & G. Thomson Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 38, 60 & 94 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 66 inches; 934 nominal horsepower; 4 double bottom; 32 corrugated furnaces;
                    grate surface 624 sq. ft.; heating surface 17,292 sq. ft.; engine by
                    the builders
Owners:  Royal Mail Steam Packet Co.
Port of registry:  London

NIMROD - 1841/1850
Master:  Captain Manning (1841); Captain R. Atkins (1850)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1841 & 1847
Tonnage:  469 tons
Construction:  1812 in Ipswich; vessel lengthened in 1827; some repairs in 1837 & 1849;
                       major repairs in 1847
Owners:  Taylor & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool (1841); London (1850)
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney (1841); Bombay (1850)

NIMROD - 1853
Master:  Captain J. Pearse
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1853;
                fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  772 tons using old measurements and 893 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1853 in Sunderland
Owners:  J. Allan & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Port Philip

NIMROUD - 1856
Master: Captain Tillman
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1853; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 943 tons
Construction: 1853 in Miramichi, using Hackmatac & Birch
Owners: Teighe & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

NIMROUD - 1858/1859/1863
Master:  Captain G. Gantby (1858); Captain Harrison (1859); Captain J. Edmond (1863)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856 & 1862; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  1,022 tons
Construction:  1853,  Tindalls in Scarborough.
Owners:  Tindalls.
Port of registry:  Scarborough
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia (1858); New Zealand (1863)

NINA 1879
Code letters: JDTQ                             Official Number: 63660
Rigging: iron single screw steamer
Tonnage: 783 tons gross, 724 under deck and 505 net
Dimensions: 200.5 feet long, 28.7 foot beam and holds 16.8 feet deep; Break 31 tons
Construction: 1870, Watson in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 26 & 47 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 99 horsepower; engine by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners: Fenwick & Co.
Port of registry: London

NIOBE - 1887,  ex. BORDELAIS, ex. NIOBE, ex. WALTER STANHOPE, ex. LAUREL
Official Number:  47819
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  505 tons gross, 421 under deck and 289 net
Dimensions:  212.8 feet long, 25.2 foot beam and holds 12.2 feet deep; Bridge 20 feet; Forecastle 31 feet
Construction:  1863, A. & J. Inglis in Glasgow; vessel lengthened in 1869
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 24 1/2 & 44 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 30 inches; operating at 85 p.s.i.; 85 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boilers;
                    3 plain furnaces; grate surface 162 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,395 sq. ft.; new engine in 1869;
                    engine by M. Samuelson & Co. in Hull
Owners:  J. & P. Hutchison
Port of registry:  Glasgow

NIPPON MARU - 1898-1900
Code letters: HQSL                    Official Number: 2806
Master: Captain F.R. Evans
Rigging: steel twin screws, 3 masts, steamer; 2 decks; Upper Deck sheathed in teak;
              7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom, aft 98 feet,
              under engines & boilers 144 feet, forward 119 feet, 751 tons; Forward Peak Tank 69 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 80 tons
Tonnage: 6,048 tons gross, 4,464 under deck and 3,302 net
Dimensions: 431 feet long, 50.7 foot beam and holds 29.7 feet deep; Poop 78 feet;
                    Bridge 221 feet; Forecastle 54 feet
Construction: 1898, Sir J. Laing in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 28 1/4, 46 & 75 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 48 inches; 1,058 nominal horsepower; 4 double & 1 single ended boilers;
                   27 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 648 sq. ft.; heating surface 19,293 sq. ft.;
                   engine by G. Clark Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: Toyo Kisen Kabushiki Kaisha
Port of registry: Tokyo

NOBLE 1875
Official Number: 62424
Master: Captain A. Slaker
Rigging: Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 61 tons
Dimensions: 64.1 feet long, 18.9 foot beam and holds 9.1 feet deep
Construction: 1868, McPherson in Perth
Owners: J. Slaker
Port of register: Portsoy
Port of survey: Clyde

NORBITON 1876
Code letters: LWBR                 Official Number: 68423
Master: a) Captain Watson; b) Captain C. Chitham
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,037 tons gross, 834 under deck and 662 net
Dimensions: 225.4 feet long, 29.9 foot beam and holds 16.8 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 84 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction: 1873, Withy in Hartlepool
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 27 & 54 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 110 horsepower; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Commercial Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

NORDPOL - 1899-1904
Code letters: JVTM
Master: Captain H. Stoltz
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 6 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom,
              aft 104 feet, under engine & boilers 40 feet, forward 146 feet, 878 tons
Tonnage: 3,715 tons gross, 3,498 under deck and 2,428 net
Dimensions: 340 feet long, 48 foot beam and holds 25.9 feet deep; Poop 30 feet;
                    Bridge 84 feet; Forecastle 35 feet
Construction: 1899, Northumberland Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 39 & 66 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 304 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 113 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,735 sq. ft.;
                   engine by T. Richardson & Sons Ltd. in Hartlepool
Owners: Harloff & Boë
Port of registry: Bergen

NORDPOL - 1904
Code letters: NSCW
Master: Captain O. Gundersen
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 3 tiers of beams
Tonnage: 1,427 tons gross, 957 under deck and 890 net
Dimensions: 243.1 feet long, 32.6 foot beam and holds 15.3 feet deep
Construction: 1879, Flensburger Schiffsb. Ges. in Flensburg
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 30 & 57 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 156 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Dampsk. Norden (P. Brown, manager)
Port of registry: Copenhagen

NORFOLK 1786/1837-1844
Master: Captain L. Potts (1786); Captain Downie (1837-44)
Rigging: Ship (1786); Barque; (1837-44); 2 decks; double sheathed; fastened with iron  bolts
Tonnage: 325 tons (1786); 335 tons (1837-44)
Construction: 1785 in Yarmouth
Owners: G. Shelly & Co. (1786); Downie (1837-44)
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of registry: Newcastle (1837-44)
Port of survey: Yarmouth (1786); Newcastle (1837-44)
Voyage: sailed for Greenland (1786); London (1837-44)

NORFOLK 1857-1859
Master: Captain Hall (1857-58); Captain J. Hill (1859)
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856 & 1858; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 331 tons
Construction: 1836 in Lynn; some repairs in 1855; major repairs in 1856; repairs to damages in 1858
Owners: R. Stewart
Port of registry: Shields
Port of survey: Shields
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea (1857); Spain (1859)

NORGE - 1851
Master: Captain S. Eyde
Rigging: Barque; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 330 tons
Construction: 1848 in Arendal
Owners: Dedekam
Port of registry: Arendal
Port of survey: Newport
Voyage: sailed for the United States

NORMAN MORISON - 1849-1853
Master: Captain D. Wishart (1851-53)
Rigging: Ship (1849-50); Barque (1851-53); sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1848; sheathed in
              yellow metal in 1851; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 564 tons
Construction: 1846 in Maulmain, using Teak
Owners: Hudson's Bay Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Vancouver Island (1849, 1851-53); Columbia River (1850)

NORMANNIA - 1905
Code letters:  HJLD
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 4 decks; fitted with electric light; water ballast.
Tonnage:  8,348 tons gross and 3,157 tons net.
Dimensions:  500 feet long, 57.5 foot beam and holds 34 feet deep; Poop 46 feet long;
                      Forecastle 66 feet; Bridge & Promenade Deck 338 feet.
Construction:  1890,  Fairfield Co. Ltd. in Glasgow.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 40, 67 & 106 inched diameter each pair;
                    stroke 1,825 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Hamburg-Amerika Linie

NORTH - 1859
Master: Captain A. Boyd
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1858; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,238 tons
Construction: 1855 in Québec
Owners: Boyd & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia

NORTH - 1875
Code letters:  HGML                 Official Number:  58907
Master:  Captain Hillman
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,333 tons gross, 1,198 under deck and 1,284 net
Dimensions:  220.4 feet long, 37.1 foot beam and holds 22.6 feet deep;
                     Poop 82 tons; Forecastle 41 tons
Construction:  1868, Clover in Birkenhead
Owners:  G.D. Tyser
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Liverpool

NORTH AMERICA - 1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain R.J. Macey
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1831
Tonnage: 611 tons
Construction: in New York; vessel 2 years old; mostly Oak
Owners: Thompson; American property
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New York

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Macey
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1833
Tonnage: 578 tons
Construction: 1831 in New York
Owners: Roskell & Co.; American property
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New York

NORTH CAROLINA - 1876-1879
Code letters: WTQV                    Official Number: 76367
Master: Captain A. Buchan
Rigging: iron Barque; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 570 tons gross, 475 under deck and 553 net
Dimensions: 163.1 feet long, 29.2 foot beam and hodls 14.9 feet deep;
                    Break 52 feet; Forecastle 16 feet
Construction: 1876, McMillan in Dumbarton
Owners: Patton, Vickers & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool

NORTH STAR - 1887
Code letters:  KTQD                  Official Number:  64944
Master:  Captain Edwards.
Rigging:  wood Barque; felted and sheathed in yellow metal in March 1884;
                partly fastened with iron bolts; hull salted.
Tonnage:  740 tons gross, 675 under deck and 718 net.
Dimensions:  156.8 feet long, 32.5 foot beam and holds 19.5 feet deep.
Construction:  1871,  Angers in Quebec
Owners:  W. Thomas & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

NORTH WESTERN - 1913
Official Number:  127947
Master:  Captain J. Atherton, appointed to the ship in 1909.
Rigging:  steel single screw grab hopper dredger; 1 steel deck sheathed in wood; 5 cemented bulkheads;
                fitted with electric light; water ballast.
Tonnage:  874 tons gross, 829 under deck and 439 net.
Dimensions:  190 feet long, 35.1 foot beam and holds 15.6 feet deep.
Construction:  1908,  Ferguson Bros. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 18, 27 1/2 & 46 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 27 inches; operating at 150 p.s.i.; 146 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 108 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,820 sq. ft.; engine
                    by the builders
Owners:  London & North-Western Railway Co.

NORTHAMPTON - 1815

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Tween
Rigging:  Ship; 3 decks; sheathed in copper 3 years prior
Tonnage:  573 tons
Construction:  in River; vessel 14 years old; 18 guns
Owners:  Tibbatt & Co.
Draught under load:  19 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Botany Bay

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain J. Tween
Rigging:  Ship; 3 decks; sheathed in copper in 1812
Tonnage:  548 tons
Construction:  1801 in River
Owners:  Thomas
Draught under load:  19 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Botany Bay

NORTHAMPTON - 1874/1879
Code letters: HJQF                    Official Number: 54671
Master: Captain W. Barclay (1874);  J.C. Clare (1879)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1873 & 1878; fastened with copper bolts and
              galvanized iron bolts above the Upper Deck
Tonnage: 1,226 tons gross, 1,088 under deck and 1,173 net
Dimensions: 211.6 feet long, 35.6 foot beam and holds 22 feet deep; Poop 45 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1866, Connell in Glasgow; iron frame planked
Owners:  Merchants' Co.  (1874); Merchant Shipping Co. Ltd. (1879)
Port of registry: London

NORTHERNHAY - 1890
Code letters:  JTRD                Official Number:  90319
Rigging:  iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,269 tons gross, 1,169 under deck and 1,221 net
Dimensions:  225.5 feet long, 35.1 foot beam and holds 20.9 feet deep;
                      Raised Quarter Deck 52 feet long; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction:  1885, J. Laing in Sunderland
Owners:  R.H. Gayner
Port of registry:  Sunderland

NORTHERN LIGHT - 1858
Master:  Captain Rainey
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,141 tons using old measurements and 1,283 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1853 in Québec, using Oak, Elm, Tamarack & Spruce
Owners:  Lemon & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

NORTHUMBERLAND - 1840-1842
Master: Captain Warner (1841-42)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1839
Tonnage: 684 tons using old measurements and 759 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1838 in Rangoon, using Teak
Owners: R. Green
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Madras (1841); Calcutta (1842)

NORTHUMBERLAND - 1868-1872
Official Number:  44307
Master:  Captain W. Heslop
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1867; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  271 tons
Dimensions:  107.4 feet long, 26.1 foot beam and holds 16.1 feet deep
Construction:  1862, Robinson in Blyth
Owners:  J. Stavers
Port of registry:  Blyth
Port of survey:  Blyth
Voyage:  sailed for the Mediterranean Sea

NORTHUMBRIAN - 1855
Master: Captain J. Smith
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1855; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 555 tons using old measurements and 639 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1855 in Sunderland
Owners: Scott & Co.
Port of registry: Newcastle
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for India

NORUEGA - 1910-1914
Code letters:  MFLD
Master:  Captain A.M. Hansen (1910-14)
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck & steel Spar Deck sheathed in wood; 3 tiers of beams;
              5 cemented bulkheads to Spar Deck & 1 to Main Deck; cellular double bottom aft 90 feet long,
              under engine 22 feet & forward 150 feet, 681 tons; Aft Peak Tank 29 tons.
Tonnage:  3,643 tons gross, 3,027 under deck and 2,689 net.
Dimensions:  330.9 feet long, 46.1 foot beam and holds 15.2 feet deep; Poop 74 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 116 feet; Forecastle 36 feet.
Construction:  1909,  Fevigs Jernskibsbyg in Fevig
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 40 & 66 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 45 inches; operating at 185 p.s.i.; 340 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers and
                    1 auxilliary single ended boiler; 8 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 151sq. ft.; heating
                    surface 5,493 sq. ft.; engine by Richardson, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Middlesbrough.
Owners:  Akties. Norge Mexico Gulf Linien (G.M. Bryde, manager)
Port of registry:  Christiania

NORVAL - 1850
Master:  Captain W. Coubro
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed with copper.
Tonnage:  294 tons.
Construction:  1824 in New Brunswick, using Pine, Black Birch and Hackmatac.
Owners:  Captain Coubro
Draught under load:  14 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed  for Van Diemen Land

NORWAY - 1872,  ex. BRAEMAR
Official Number:  60382
Master:  a) Captain Maylass; b) Captain J. Hore
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; partial Awning Deck; 5 bulkheads; cemented in 1868.
Tonnage:  967 tons gross and 917 net.
Dimensions:  236.6 feet long, 31.6 foot beam and holds 16.8 feet deep.
Construction: 1869,  Barclay in Glasgow; some repairs in 1870
Propulsion:  120 horsepower; machinery certified in 1868.
Owners:  a) J. & A. Allan; b) Cork Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  a) Glasgow; b) Cork
Port of survey:  a) Liverpool; b) Clyde
Voyage: a) sailed for North America; b) sailed for Antwerp

NOURMAHAL - 1863
Master:  Captain Fowler
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  846 tons
Dimensions:  174 feet long, 33.3 foot beam and holds 21.1 feet deep
Construction:  1856 in Bridport
Owners:  Prowse & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

NOVA SCOTIAN - 1869
Master:  Captain Curry
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and zinc to the light water mark in 1866;
                fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  285 tons.
Dimensions:  121 feet long, 27.7 foot beam and holds 12.9 feet deep.
Construction:  1864 in Nova Scotia.
Owners:  Davies & Co.
Port of registry:  Carmarthon
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Mexico

NOVAPORT - 1951,  ex. EMPIRE GANGWAY-1950, ex. WESERWEHR-1945
Code letters:  VYQM                  Official Number:  180717
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 5 cemented bulkheads; cruiser stern; butt of shell and
               deck plating electric welded; fitted with echo sounding device & radar; cellular double bottom
               247 feet long, 504 tons; Forward Peak Tank 55 tons; Aft Peak Tank 91 tons
Tonnage:  2,828 tons gross, 2,548 under deck and 1,610 net
Dimensions: 283.2 feet long, 44.4 foot beam and holds 26.7 feet deep; Forecastle 33 feet long
Construction:  1944,  Deutsche Werft A.G. in Hamburg; subject to annual examination in June 1950
Propulsion:  compound engine with 4 cylinders, (2) 16 15/16 & (2) 35 7/16 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 35 7/16 inches; operating at 216 p.s.i.; 284 machine numeral; 2 water tube boilers with
                    superheaters; heating surface 4,520 sq. ft.; engine by Rheinmetall - Borsig A.G. in
                    Berlin Tegel
Owners:  Terra Nova Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Clarke Steam Ship Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry:  Montréal
Port of survey:  Montréal

NOYA - 1912
Code letters: HWVP                    Official Number: 135152
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck; water ballast
Tonnage: 4,282 tons gross, 4,058 under deck and 2,634 net
Dimensions: 370 feet long, 50 foot beam and holds 26.3 feet deep; Poop 34 feet; Bridge Deck 114 feet;
                    Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1912, W. Doxford & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 41 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 45 inches; 310 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: English & American Shipping Co. Ltd. (C.T. Bowring & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

NUBIA - 1862-1867
Master: Captain W. Large (1862); Captain W. Little (1863-67)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862
Tonnage: 834 tons
Dimensions: 169.1 feet long, 34.9 foot beam and holds 20.7 feet deep
Construction: 1857, Brown in New Brunswick; repairs to damages in 1863
Owners: J.& J. Cook
Port of registry: Londonderry
Port of survey: Clyde (1862); Québec (1863)
Voyage: sailed for Québec (1862); Liverpool (1863-67)        WRECKED 1867

NUDDEA - 1900
Code letters: HVQM                    Official Number: 87694
Master: Captain C. Scott
Rigging: steel single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 2 decks; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom 284 feet, 649 tons
Tonnage: 3,005 tons gross, 2,682 under deck and 1,944 net
Dimensions: 320 feet long, 42.1 foot beam and holds 25.2 feet deep; Poop 52 feet;
                    Bridge 26 feet; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1883, W. Denny & Bros. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 41 & 72 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 51 inches; 309 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Glasgow

NURNBERG 1887
Code letters: QCNM
Master: Captain Berdrow
Rigging: iron single screw steam Brig; 2 decks & Hurricane Deck
Tonnage: 3,116 tons gross and 2,159 tons net
Dimensions: 351 feet long, 39.1 foot beam and holds 31.6 feet deep
Construction: 1873, R. Steele & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 49 & 86 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 494 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Norddeutscher Lloyd
Port of registry: Bremen
 

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