Register of Ships - O
transcribed from the Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping
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OAKLANDS - 1858-1860
Master: Captain J. Winn
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1858
Tonnage: 424 tons
Construction: 1858 in Shaldon
Owners: Clark
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Algoa Bay (1858); Cape of Good Hope (1860)

OBAN BAY - 1887
Code letters: WVBC                      Offficial Number: 76729
Master: Captain Buchan
Rigging: iron Barque; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,108 tons gross, 1,068 under deck and 996 net
Dimensions: 215.9 feet long, 34.2 foot beam and holds 20.7 feet deep; Poop 34 feet; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction: 1876, Dobie & Co. in Glasgow
Owners: Hatfield, Cameron & Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow

OCAMO - 1905,  ex. TAYMOUTH CASTLE
Code letters: QNMK                    Official Number: 76947
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light
Tonnage: 1,910 tons gross, 1,790 under deck and 1,228 net
Dimensions: 300.1 feet long, 33.8 foot beam and holds 25 feet deep; Bridge 24 feet; Forecastle 43 feet
Construction: 1877, Barclay, Curle & Co. in Glasgow; new deck in 1900
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 36 3/8 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 39 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 229 nominal horsepower; 1 double ended boiler;
                   8 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 150 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,330 sq. ft.;
                   new double ended boilers in 1900; engine by the builders
Owners: Pickford & Black Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Pickford & Black, managers)
Port of registry: London

OCEAN - 1820

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Davis
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; 3 masts; sheathed in copper in 1817
Tonnage: 435 tons
Construction: in Whitby; vessel 12 years old; good repairs in 1815
Owners: Attys
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Davis
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; 3 masts; sheathed in copper in 1817
Tonnage: 437 tons
Construction: 1808 in Whitby
Owner: J. Atty
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of survey: Cowes
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

OCEAN CHILD - 1854-1863
Master: Captain A. Mckenzie
Rigging: Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 149 tons using old measurements and 108 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1854 in Garmah, using Larch & Oak
Owners: A. Dallas
Por of registry: McDuff
Port of survey: Banff
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade                                LOST 1863

OCEAN HOME - 1855           (transcription from Bureau Veritas by Frank Jurenka)
Master:  Captain Merryman
Rigging:  Ship; 3 masts; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1853
Tonnage:  946 tons
Construction:  1853, Freeport, ME, using Oak and Pitch Pine
Owners:  E.L. Stevens
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of registry:  Brunswick, ME
Port of survey:  Le Havre (1855)

OCEANIC - 1905
Code letters:  RHDF                      Official Number: 110596
Master:  Captain J. Cameron, appointed to the ship in 1899.
Rigging;  steel twin screws, 3 masts Schooner; 4 decks; fitted with electric light and
                refrigerating machinery.
Tonnage:  17,274 tons gross, 14,731 under deck and 6,917 net.
Dimensions:  685.7 feet long, 68.3 foot beam and holds 44.5 feet deep; Poop 75 feet long;
                      Forecastle 130 feet.
Construction:  1899,  Harland and Wolff in Belfast.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 47 1/2, 79 & (2) 93 in. diameter respectively;
                    stroke 72 inches; 3,014 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Oceanic Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (Ismay, Imrie & Co. managers)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

OCHTERTYRE - 1854
Master:  Captain P. Robb
Rigging:  Barque, sheathed in yellow metal in 1852; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  222 tons
Construction:  1848 in Peterhead
Owners:  Walker & Co.
Port of registry:  Aberdeen

OCTA - 1865-1868
Official Number: 42530
Master: Captain C. Tune
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; rigged for sail; 5 bulkheads
Tonnage: 569 tons using old measurements and 465 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 186.7 feet long, 27.2 foot beam and holds 14.5 feet deep
Construction: 1861, Earle in Hull
Propulsion: auxiliary steam engine producing 70 horsepower
Owners: Norwood
Port of registry: Hull

OCTA - 1895-1899
Code letters: KBQM                      Official Number: 91867
Master: Captain G. Tune
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,654 tons gross, 1,575 under deck and 1,041 net
Dimensions: 268.5 feet long, 36.3 foot beam and holds 20.4 feet deep;
                    Bridge 52 feet; Forecastle 23 feet
Construction: 1885, J. Laing in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 29 1/2 & 55 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; 151 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 4 plain furnaces;
                   heating surface 2,372 sq. ft. engine by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners: Paul & Shellshear
Port of registry: London

ODER - 1887
Code letters:  QCRD
Master:  Captain Pfeiffea, appointed to the ship in 1878.
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig.
Tonnage:  3,158 tons gross and 1,892 net.
Dimensions:  351 feet long, 39.7 foot beam and holds 33 feet deep.
Construction:  1874,  Caird & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 62 & 104 in. diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; 600 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Norddeutscher Lloyd.
Port of registry:  Bremen

OENONE - 1881-1888
Code letters: PDCV                    Official Number: 70971
Master: Captain Beale
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,519 tons gross, 1,352 under deck and 1,437 net
Dimensions: 239.7 feet long, 38.3 foot beam and holds 23.5 feet deep; Poop 45 feet; Forecastle 43 feet
Construction: 1875, J. Reid & Co. in Port Glasgow
Owners: W. & C. Battersby & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool

OGLETHROPE - 1923
Code letters:  LPDQ                 Official Number:  217339
Rigging:  composite materials single screw Schooner; 2 decks; fitted with electric light
                and refrigerating machinery
Tonnage:  2,427 tons gross, 2,376 under deck and 1,440 net
Dimensions:  266.8 feet long, 45.7 foot beam and holds 22.2 feet deep; Poop 38 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 69 feet; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction:  1919, Terry Ships Building Corp. in Savannah, GA
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 19, 32 & 56 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; 188 nominal horsepower; engine by Worthington Pump and
                    Machinery Corp. in Buffalo, NY
Owners:  Western Marine & Salvage Co. Inc.
Port of registry:  Savannah, GA

OLD ENGLAND - 1849

1) Master: Captain Tee
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1848
Tonnage: 423 tons using old measurements and 523 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1838 in Sunderland
Owners: T. Ripley
Port of registry: Liverpool
 
2) Master: Captain: W. Tate
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in1847
Tonnage: 365 tons
Construction: 1847 in South Shields
Owners: Young & Son
Port of registry: North Shields
Port of survey: Shields
Voyage: sailed for Odessa

OLD ENGLAND - 1857                        (Source: New York Marine Register)
Master: Captain Delano
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in 1856; fastened with iron and copper bolts
Tonnage: 942 tons
Construction: 1849, S. Larabee in Bath, ME
Owners: T. D. Robinson
Port of registry: Bath, ME

OLIVE BRANCH - 1874
Master: Captain J. Collie
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1872; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 191 tons gross, 178 under deck and 180 net
Dimensions: 111 feet long, 23.4 foot beam and holds 11.4 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 13 tons
Construction: 1872, Carnegie in Peterhead
Owners: J. Stewart
Port of registry: Peterhead

OLIVE BRANCH - 1883-1887
Official Number: 76578
Master: Captain C. Horne
Rigging: wood Schooner; 1 deck; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1884;
              fastened with copper bolts; salted
Tonnage: 87 tons gross, 84 under deck and 80 net
Dimensions: 78.3 feet long, 19.5 foot beam and holds 9.4 feet deep
Construction: 1878, Duncan in Kingston
Owners: J. McWilliam
Port of registry: Banff

OLIVEGROVE - 1939
Code letters: GSVX                    Official Number: 160236
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 6 partly cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder;
              cellular double bottom 323 feet, 982 tons; Aft Peak Tank 161 tons
Tonnage: 4,060 tons gross, 3,853 under deck and 2,517 net
Dimensions: 375 feet long, 52.5 foot beam and holds 23.8 feet deep; Poop 34 feet; Bridge 225 feet;
                    Forecastle 41 feet
Construction: 1929, Lithgows Ltd. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 40 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 45 inches; operating at 200 p.s.i.; 378 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                  9 corugated furnaces; grate surface 173 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,132 sq. ft.;
                  engine by D. Rowan & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners: Grove Line (Glasgow) Ltd. (David Alexander & Sons, managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

OLIVER LANG - 1855-1858
Master:  Captain W. Crawford (1855-57); Captain Mundell (1858)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1854; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,275 tons using old measurements and 1,236 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1853 in Saint John, N.B., using Tamarack, Pitch Pine, Birch & Oak
Owners:  Baines & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

OLIVETTE - 1887-1896
Code letters: KDQR                    Official Number: 155138
Master: Captain J. McKay (1887-1896)
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck & Awning Deck; water ballast
Tonnage: 1,611 tons gross and 1,105 tons net
Dimensions: 274.3 feet long, 35.2 foot beam and holds 11.9 feet deep
Construction: 1887, W. Cramp & Sons Co. in Philadelphia
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 36 & 60 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 36 inches; engine by the builders
Owners: Plant Improvement Co.
Port of registry: New Haven, CT

OLNA - 1939
Code letters: GJBN                    Official Number: 146149
Rigging: steel single screw tanker; 2 decks; 18 partly cemented bulkheads; machinery aft;
              fitted with direction finder; cellular double bottom under boilers 41 feet, 104 tons;
              Deep Tank forward 40 feet, 689 tons; Forward Peak Tank 58 tons; Aft Peak Tank 43 tons
Tonnage: 7,073 tons gross, 6,452 under deck and 4,317 net
Dimensions: 430 feet long, 57 foot beam and tanks 33.7 feet deep; Poop 101 feet;
                    Bridge 36 feet; Forecastle 53 feet
Construction: 1921, His Majesty Dockyard in Devonport
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 45 & 74 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 53 inches; 644 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers; 12 corrgated furnaces;
                   grate surface 253 sq. ft.; heating surface 10,224 surface; engine by the builders
Owners: The Admiralty
Port of registry: London

OLOF - 1846
Master:  Captain Almgren
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in 1843; partly fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  555 tons using old measurements and 485 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1843 in Gefle, using Fir & Oak
Owners:  Elfbrink
Port of registry:  Gefle
Port of survey:  Newport
Voyage:  sailed for New York

OLWEN - 1899-1904
Code letters: MHDT                    Official Number: 98977
Master: Captain J. Bennett
Rigging: steel, 3 masts, Schooner; 1 deck; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 125 tons gross, 123 under deck and 99 net
Dimensions: 93 feet long, 22.1 foot beam and holds 9 feet deep
Construction: 1891, Ardrossan Ship Building Co. in Ardrossan
Owners: W. Reney
Port of registry: London

OMAR PACHA - 1865
Master:  Captain Henry
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1865; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,279 tons using old measurements and 1,124 tons using new measurements
Dimensions:  207 feet long, 36 foot beam and holds 22 feet deep
Construction:  1854, W. Hood in Aberdeen; some repairs in 1865
Owners:  Thompson
Port of registry:  Aberdeen
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

OMRAH - 1917
Code letters:  QRGJ                   Official Number:  108782
Master:  Captain W.S. Shelford
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 2 steel decks sheathed in wood; steel Spar Deck sheathed in teak;
               10 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light, refrigerating machinery & wireless; cellular
               double bottom, aft 67 feet, under engine & boilers 144 feet, forward 181 feet, 978 tons;
               Forward Peak Tank 69 tons; Aft Peak Tank 135 tons
Tonnage:  8,130 tons gross, 4,955 under deck and 4,429 net
Dimensions:  490.7 feet long, 56.7 foot beam and holds 26 feet deep;
                     Poop 77 feet; Bridge 260 feet; Forecastle 66 feet
Construction:  1899, Fairfield Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 33, 54 1/2 & 89 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 57 inches; operating 180 p.s.i.; 1,772 nominal horsepower; 3 double ended and
                    2 single ended boilers; 32 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 588 sq. ft.; heating surface
                    27,070 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners:  Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

ONDO 1958
Code letters: GVQC                 Official Number: 187146
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; fitted with direction finder,
               echo sounding device, gyro-compass & radar
Tonnage: 5,435 tons gross, 2,758 tons net and 8,000 deadweight
Dimensions: 450 feet long, 62ft. 3in. beam and holds 23 feet deep
Construction: 1956, Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 5 cylinders of 620 mm diameter each;
                   stroke 1,400 mm; engine by the builders
Owners: Elder Dempster Lines Ltd.
Port of registry: London

ONEGA - 1865
Master: Captain Hindson
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; rigged for sail; 5 bulkheads
Tonnage: 856 tons using old measurements and 673 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 203 feet long, 30.6 foot beam and holds 14.4 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Laing in Sunderland
Propulsion: auxiliary steam engine producing 90 horsepower
Owners: Norwood
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea

ONEGA - 1898-1899
Code letters: NDHL                  Official Number: 102841
Master: Captain J. Hill
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 2,017 tons gross, 1,871 under deck and 1,283 net
Dimensions: 273 feet long, 37.6 foot beam and holds 21.2 feet deep;
                    Bridge 56 feet; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction: 1894, J. Laing in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 20, 32 1/2 & 53 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; 169 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 4 plain furnaces;
                   grate surface 60 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,500 sq. ft.; engine by North East
                   Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: Paul & Shellshear
Port of registry: London

ONTARIO - 1832

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Sebor
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1830
Tonnage:  467 tons
Construction:  1830 in New York
Owners:  Captain & Co.; American property
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New York

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain W. Sebor
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1830
Tonnage:  467 tons
Construction:  New York; vessel 2 years old
Owners:  W. Sebor & Co.
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New York

OPHELIA - 1875/1885-1887
Code letters:  VPBD                    Official Number:  47522
Master:  Captain Strickland (1875); Captain Featherstonehaug (1885-87)
Rigging:  iron Barque; 2 decks; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,184 tons gross, 1,105 under deck and 1,184 net
Dimensions:  217.5 feet long, 35.7 foot beam and holds 22.6 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Deck 79 tons; Poop 43 feet long
Construction:  1863,  J. Reid & Co. in Port Glasgow.
Owners:  Bowring & Co. (1875); C.T. Bowring & Co. (1885-87)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

OPHIR 1906-1907
Code letters: MJGD                    Official Number: 98673
Master: Captain A.J.Coad
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 4 decks; 10 cemented bulkheads; fitted with refrigerating machinery & electric light;
              cellular double bottom 819 feet, 949 tons; tank forward 49 feet, 70 tons
Tonnage: 6,814 tons gross, 5,712 under deck & 2,920 net
Dimensions: 465 feet long, 53.4 foot beam and holds 34.1 feet deep; Poop 42 feet;
                    Bridge 252 feet; Forecastle 59 feet
Construction: 1891, R. Napier & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 34, 51 ½ & 85 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 54 inches; 1,398 nominal horsepower; 5 double ended & 2 single ended boilers;
                   36 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 756 sq. ft.; heating surface 26,004 sq. ft.;
                   engines by the builders
Owners: Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Glasgow

OPORTO - 1888
Code letters:  JMPG                    Official Number:  63252
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  570 tons gross, 506 under deck and 319 net
Dimensions:  201 feet long, 26.2 foot beam and holds 15.6 feet deep; Forecastle 25 tons
Construction:  1870, J. Reid & Co. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 26 1/2 & 51 inches diameter;
                    stroke 30 inches; 99 horsepower; new boilers in 1882; engine by J. Jack, Rollo & Co.
                    in Liverpool
Owners:  Coverley & Westray
Port of registry:  London

ORANGE GIRL - 1876
Code letters: JHWK
Master: Captain T. Ching
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1876;partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 132 tons
Dimensions: 93.2 feet long, 21.4 foot beam and holds 12 feet deep
Construction: 1865, Barter in Brixham
Owners: M. W. Tapper
Port of registry: Brixham
Port of survey: Dartmouth

ORANJE NASSAU - 1928
Code letters: PNLT
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks, Upper Deck sheathed in Teak; 3 tiers of beams;
              4 asphalted bulkheads; fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 76 feet,
              forward 135 feet, 326 tons; Aft Peak Tank 20 tons
Tonnage: 3,701 tons gross, 2,576 under deck and holds 2,,174 tons net
Dimensions: 337.6 feet long, 44.2 foot beam and holds 23.3 feet deep; Poop & Bridge 218 feet long;
                    Foreastle 66 feet
Construction: 1911, Kon. Maats. De Schelde in Flushing
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 41 1/2 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 51 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 501 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                  9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 186 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,827 sq. ft.;
                  engine by the builders
Owners: Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij
Port of registry: Amsterdam

OREALLA - 1887
Code letters:  WHGD                   Official Number:  86158
Master:  Captain J. Holmes, appointed to the shipping line and to the ship in 1882
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,843 tons gross, 1,671 under deck and 1,763 net
Dimensions:  250.5 feet long, 40.2 foot beam and holds 24 feet deep; Poop 53 feet long;
                    Forecastle 39 feet
Construction:  1882,  T. Royden & Sons in Liverpool
Owners:  Sandbach, Tinne & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

OREGON - 1853
Master: Captain R. Cary
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage: 210 tons using old measurements and 177 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1843 in Québec; some repairs in 1849; partial new keelson & some repairs in 1852
Owners: Campbell
Port of registry: Penzance
Port of survey: Penzance
Voyage: sailed for New York

ORESTES - 1849/1853
Master: Captain Winn (1849); Captain D. Foreman (1853)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1848 & 1853
Tonnage: 529 tons using old measurements and 680 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1835 in Bristol; major repairs to damages in 1848; some repairs in 1850;
                      new topsides & some repairs in 1853
Owners: Hill & Co.
Port of registry: Bristol
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Bombay (1849); Adelaide (1853)

ORESTES - 1853
Master: Captain H. Cayzer
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage: 520 tons using old measurements and 558 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1852 in Sunderland
Owners: Shield & Co.
Port of registry: Newcastle
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for Australia

ORIANA - 1887/1896-1897
Code letters:  VCNR                  Official Number:  45267
Master:  Captain R. Mosey (1887); Captain D. Davies (1896); Captain A. Nicolini (1897)
Rigging:  iron Barque; 2 decks; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,050 tons gross, 918 under deck and 987 net
Dimensions:  201.8 feet long, 33.2 foot beam and holds 21.3 feet deep; Poop 52 feet long; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction:  1864, Scott & Co. in Greenock
Owners:  Trinder, Anderson & Co. (1887-96); S. Razeto (1897)
Port of registry:  London (1887-96); Genoa (1897)

ORIANA - 1905
Code letters:  TPGK                 Official Number:  115137
Master:  Captain T. Sullivan, appointed to the vessel in 1904
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 steel decks & steel Shelter Deck; web frames; 6 cemented bulkheads;
                cellular double bottom, aft 135 feet long, under engine & boilers 42 feet, forward 156 feet, 956 tons;
                Deep Tank aft 27 feet, 690 tons; Aft Peak Tank 58 tons
Tonnage:  4,419 tons gross, 4,239 under deck and 2,882 net
Dimensions: 382 feet long, 48.1 foot beam and holds 28 feet deep
Construction:  1902, Northumberland Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 41 & 69 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating 180 p.s.i.; 414 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers &
                    1 auxilliary single ended boiler; 11 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 201 sq. ft.;
                    heating suface 7,191 sq. ft.; engine by Richardsons, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners:  British Maritime Trust Ltd.
Port of registry:  West Hartlepool

ORIANA - 1914
Code letters:  HGLC                 Official Number:  123973
Master:  Captain G.C.M. Oakley, appointed to the vessel in 1912
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 3 decks, steel Main Deck partly sheathed in wood;
               Upper Deck sheathed in Teak; steel Orlop Deck in No. 1 & 5 holds; deep framing;
               7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light, wireless andsubmarine signalling device;
               cellular double bottom, aft 103 feet long, under engine & boilers 88 feet, forward 198 feet, 1,179 tons;
               Forward Peak Tank 72 tons; Aft Peak Tank 50 tons
Tonnage:  8,099 tons gross, 7,155 under deck and 4,540 net
Dimensions:  465.7 feet long, 56.2 foot beam and holds 35.8 feet deep; Forecastle 88 feet long
Construction:  1906, Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 25 1/2, 36 1/2, 52 & 74 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 51 inches; operating 215 p.s.i.; 1,138 nominal horsepower; 3 double ended &
                    3 single ended boilers; 27 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 540 sq. ft.; heating surface 20,103 sq. ft.;
                    engine by the builders
Owners:  Pacific Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

ORIANDA 1891
Code letters: SMGJ              Official Number: 81265
Master: Captain O. Jones
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3 bulkheads & 1 partial bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,478 tons gross, 1,362 under deck and 945 net
Dimensions: 256 feet long, 32.3 foot beam and holds 22.3 feet deep; Poop 45 tons;
                   Forecastle 40 tons
Construction: 1879, R. & J. Evans & Co. in Liverpool
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 28 & 50 inches diameter respectively; stroke 30 inches;
                120 horsepower; engine by De Winton & Co. in Carnarvon
Owners: G. Tweedy & Co. (just sold by Richards, Mills & Co.)
Port of registry: Liverpool

ORIENTAL - 1841
Master: Captain W. Wilson
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1839; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 507 tons
Construction: 1830 in Cochin, using Teak
Owners: R. Barry
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New Zealand

ORIENTE - 1942, ex. VOLSCIAN
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads; machinery aft;
              Forward Peak Tank 55 feet; Aft Peak Tank 40 feet
Tonnage: 570 tons gross, 433 under deck and 230 net
Dimensions: 179.7 feet long, 27.9 foot beam and holds 12.1 feet deep;
                    Quarter Deck 94 feet, Bridge 11 feet; Forecastle 23 feet
Construction: 1898, R. Williamson & Son in Workington
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 15 7/16, 25 1/2 and 41 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 30 inches; 85 nominal horsepower; 1 single ended boilers; 3 corrugated furnaces;
                  heating surface 1,800 sq. ft.; engine by Ross & Duncan in Glasgow
Owners: Compania Naviera de Cuba S.A.
Port of registry: Havana

ORINOCO - 1898-1900
Official Number: 82854
Master: Captain C.T. Muggah (1898-99); Captain W. Carey (1900)
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks & Spar Deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; double bottom aft 78 feet,
              111 tons; Midship Tank 12 feet, 128 tons; Forward Peak Tank 40 tons
Tonnage: 1,864 tons gross, 1,739 under deck and 1,200 net
Dimensions: 270.4 feet long, 34.6 foot beam and holds 17.5 feet deep; Bridge 90 feet
Construction: 1880, W. Gray & Co. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 38 & 71 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 45 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 259 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                  8 plain furnaces; grate surface 117 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,168 sq. ft.;
                  engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Québec Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

ORIOLE - 1915
Code letters:  JDSM                   Official Number:  135308
Master:  Captain W. G. Dale, appointed to the ship in 1914
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck & steel shelter deck sheathed in wood;
                2nd deck in No. 1 Hold; 5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light; cellular double
                bottom, aft 61 feet, under engine and boilers 52 feet & forward 106 feet, 408 tons;
                Aft Peak Tank 18 tons.
Tonnage:  1,489 tons gross, 1,122 under deck and 642 net.
Dimensions:  260 feet long, 38.2 foot beam and holds 14.9 feet deep.
Construction:  1914,  Ailsa Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Troon.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 37 1/2 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 39 inches; 359 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 8 corrugated furnaces;
                    grate surface 148 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,504 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine by
                    the builders
Owners:  General Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  London

ORION - 1873
Code letters: MKBN               Official Number: 69305
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 3 decks
Tonnage: 2,297 tons gross, 2,217 under deck and 1,458 net
Dimensions: 342.3 feet long, 34.9 foot beam and holds 27.5 feet deep
Construction: 1873, Leslie in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 30 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 280 horsepower; engine by Maudslay, Sons & Field in London
Owners: Star Navigation Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool

ORLEANA - 1840
Master:  Captain Cameron
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1838
Tonnage:  649 tons
Construction:  1835 on the Isle of Man, using Elm, Red Pine, Pitch Pine & Oak planking
Owners:  Ridgeway
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for South Australia

ORMUZ 1898-1900
Code letters: KJQV                    Official Number: 93341
Master: Captain E.A Veale
Rigging: steel single screw, 4 masts, steam Barque; 4 decks; 8 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with refrigerating machinery
Tonnage: 6,387 tons gross, 5,663 under deck and 3,225 net
Dimensions: 465.5 feet long, 52.1 foot beam and holds 19.1 feet deep; Poop 46 feet;
                    Forecastle 74 feet
Construction: 1886, Fairfield Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 46, 73 & 112 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 72 inches; 1,307 nominal horsepower; 6 double ended & 1 single ended boilers;
                   38 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 899 sq. ft.; heating surface 24,030 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Glasgow

ORONTES - 1898-1900
Code letters: WJFB                    Official Number: 77465
Master: Captain D. Bain (1898-1900)
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,383 tons gross, 1,221 under deck and 1,236 net
Dimensions: 234.8 feet long, 36.1 foot beam and holds 22.5 feet deep; Poop 51 feet;
                    Forecastle 47 feet
Construction: 1881, W. Hood & Co. in Aberdeen
Owners: G. Thompson & Co.
Port of registry: Aberdeen

ORPHAN - 1853-1855                (transcription from Bureau Veritas by Frank Jurenka)
Master:  Captain R.C. Williams (1853); Captain A. Williams (1854); Captain Kempton (1855)
Rigging:  Ship; 3 masts; 2 decks; sheathed in bronze in 1846 & 1850; sheathed in yellow metal in 1854;
               fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  688 tons
Construction:  1846 in Essex, MA, using Oak; some repairs in 1847
Draught under load:  18 feet
Owners:  W. Tyson & Captain
Port of registry:  New York
Port of survey:  Cette (1849); Bremen (1854); Marseilles (1855)

ORSOVA - 1924
Code letters:  HPFB                   Official Number:  128278
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 3 steel decks sheathed in wood; 4 tiers of beams;
                steel orlop deck in No. 1 & 5 holds; steel shelter deck sheathed in teak; 10 cemented bulkheads;
                cellular double bottom, aft 105 feet long, under engine & boilers 188 feet & forward 168 feet,
                1,307 tons; Forward Peak Tank 92 tons; Aft Peak Tank 119 tons.
Tonnage:  12,036 tons gross, 8,313 under deck and 6,831 net.
Dimensions:  536.2 feet long, 63.3 foot beam and holds 34.3 feet deep; Bridge Deck 60 feet long.
Construction:  1909,  J. Brown & Co. Ltd. in Clydebank
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 28 3/4, 41, 58 1/2 & 84 inches diameter
                    each pair; stroke 60 inches; operating at 215 p.s.i.; 1,987 nominal horsepower;
                    4 double ended & 2 single ended boilers; 40 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 728 sq. ft.;
                    heating surface 31,373 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine by the builders
Owners:  Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  London

ORTELIUS - 1869
Master: Captain Martens/Captain D. Fettelin
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1867
Tonnage: 215 tons
Dimensions: 90 feet long, 26 foot beam and holds 14.7 feet deep
Construction: 1844 in Keel; major repairs in 1856
Owners: Nieberding
Port of registry: Antwerp
Port of survey: Belgian
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

ORTONA 1906
Code letters: RJQT                     Official Number: 110613
Master: Captain H. Collins
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 4 decks & 2 Shade Deck; fitted with electric light &
             refrigerating machinery
Tonnage: 7,945 tons gross, 6,700 under deck and 4,115 net
Dimensions: 500 feet long, 55.3 foot beam and holds 33.7 feet deep; Poop 118 feet; Forecastle 83 feet
Construction: 1899, Vickers, Sons &Maxim Ltd. in Barrow
Propulsion: triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 30, 50 & 83 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 54 inches; 506 nominal horsepower; engines by the builders
Owners: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool

ORURO - 1905 ex. DUARTE CASTLE
Code letters: RVTK                    Official Number: 79148
Master: Captain C.W. Seeley
Rigging: iron single screw Brig; 3 decks; 5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light
Tonnage: 1,919 tons gross, 1,799 under deck and 1,249 net
Dimensions: 301.5 feet long, 33.2 foot beam and holds 25.1 feet deep; Forecastle 42 feet
Construction: 1878, Barclay, Curle & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 34 & 63 inches diameter respectively; stroke 45 inches;
                   operating at 80 p.s.i.; 233 nominal horsepower; 1 double ended boiler; 8 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 150 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,330 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Pickford & Black Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Pickford & Black, managers)
Port of registry: London

ORVIETO - 1912
Code letters:  HQBL                   Official Number:  129628
Master:  Captain W.S. Shelford, appointed to the ship in 1911
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 2 steel decks; steel Shelter Deck partly sheathed in wood;
               9 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light, wireless & refrigerating machinery;
               cellular double bottom, aft 85 feet long, under engine & boilers 165 feet and forward 170 feet,
               1,425 tons; Forward Peak Tank 55 tons; Aft Peak Tank 80 tons
Tonnage:  12,130 tons gross, 9,782 under deck and 7,421 net
Dimensions:  535.3 feet long, 64 foot beam and holds 38.6 feet deep; Bridge Deck 305 feet long.
Construction:  1909,  Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 29, 41, 59 & 84 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 60 inches; operating at 215 p.s.i.; 1,977 nominal horsepower; 4 double ended and
                    2 single ended boilers; 40 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 733 sq. ft.; heating surface
                    31,086 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners:  Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Belfast
Port of survey:  London

ORWELL - 1833/1856
Master:  a) Captain Legget; b) Captain Cubett (1833); Captain R. Mollard (1856)
Rigging:  Schooner; single deck; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  108 tons (1833); 111 tons (1856)
Construction:  1826 in Ipswich; some repairs in 1850 & 1854; new deck in 1854
Owners:  Cubett (1833); J. Mollard (1856)
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of registry:  St. Ives (1856)
Port of survey:  London (1833); Swansea (1856)
Voyage:  sailed for Lisbon (1833); on Coastal Trade (1856)

ORWELL - 1898
Code letters:  PTGC                     Official Number:  108681
Master:  Captain W. Gibbs, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1889 and to the vessel in 1897
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 steel decks; web frames; 6 cemented bulkheads; well deck;
                cellular double bottom, aft 114 feet long, under engine & boilers 38 feet, forward 152 feet, 801 tons;
                Aft Peak Tank 62 tons
Tonnage:  3,789 tons gross, 3,429 under deck and 2,446 net
Dimensions:  354 feet long, 45 foot beam and holds 25.7 feet deep; Poop 34 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 104 foot beam and holds 38 feet deep;
Construction:  1897, C. Connell & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 46 & 66 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 45 inches; operating at 170 p.s.i.; 354 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 94 sq. ft.; heating surface 9,400 sq. ft.;
                    engine by Dunsmuir & Jackson in Glasgow
Owners:  Steam Ship Orwell Co. Ltd. (J. Gardiner & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  Glasgow

OSBORNE - 1887
Code letters:  VBJG                      Official Number: 44959
Master:  Captain G. Figgans, appointed to the Shipping Line and to the ship in 1885.
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads.
Tonnage:  598 tons gross, 506 under deck and 375 net.
Dimensions:  211.6 feet long, 27.1 foot beam and holds 14.1 feet deep: Poop 44 feet long;
                      Forecastle 34 feet; Bridge Deck 57 feet.
Construction:  1863 by Blackwood & Gordon in Port Glasgow; repairs to damages in 1869;
                        partial new deck in 1872.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 29 & 51 in. diameter respectively;
                    stroke 30 inches; operating at 70 p.s.i.; 120 horsepower; new engine in 1872;
                    new boilers in 1882; engine by the builders
Owners:  G. Gibson
Port of registry:  Leith

OSCAR - 1832   (Red Book - Shipowners only)
Master: Captain Banks
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1827
Tonnage: 184 tons
Construction: 1810 in Southampton; some repairs in 1821; good repairs in 1827
Owners: Cockings
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Teignmouth
Voyage: sailed for Québec

OSIRIS - 1891
Code letters: PMHW                Official Number: 74514
Master: Captain E.J. Duff
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,879 tons gross, 1,788 under deck and 1,224
Dimensions: 290.1 feet long, 34 foot beam and holds 24.7 feet deep
Construction: 1875, C. Mitchell & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 34 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 200 horsepower; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Moss Steamship Co. Ltd
Port of registry: Liverpool

OSMAN PACHA 1889-1892
Code letters: RGNB                   Official Number: 77078
Master: Captain T. Mellis
Rigging: wood Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in Sept. 1891
Tonnage: 509 tons gross, 479 under deck and 497 net
Dimensions: 142.6 feet long, 29.8 foot beam and 17.9 foot beam
Construction: 1878, Dyer in Shoreham
Owners: Macbeth & Gray
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Mauritius Dec. 1890         MISSING since April 1892

OSPREY - 1851
Master:  Captain Honeyman
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1848
Tonnage:  768 tons
Construction:  1845 in Saint John
Owners:  Gibbs & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

OSPREY - 1863-1864
Master: Captain F. Poole
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in felt and zinc in 1863; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 220 tons
Dimensions: 107 feet long, 22.5 foot beam and holds 13.5 feet deep
Construction: 1856 in Shoreham; repairs to damages in 1857
Owners: R. Penny
Port of registry: Shoreham
Port of survey: Shoreham
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

OSSEO - 1892
Code letters:  LJCQ                     Official Number:  94212
Master:  Captain R. Boggs, appointed to the Shipping Line and to the vessel in 1889
Rigging:  steel Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,463 tons gross, 1,353 under deck and 1,399 net
Dimensions:  245.3 feet long, 36.9 foot beam and holds in 21.7 feet deep;
                      Poop 39 feet long; Forecastle 22 feet
Construction:  1889, C.J. Bigger in Londonderry
Owners:  B.H.M. McCorkell
Port of registry:  Londonderry

OSSIAN 1822
 
(Green Book Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Black
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1817
Tonnage: 194 tons
Construction: Leith; vessel 9 years old (1822); good repairs in 1821
Owners: Dryden & Co.
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Greenock
Voyage: sailed for New York
 
(Red Book Shipowners)
Master: Captain Black
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1817
Tonnage: 194 tons
Construction: 1813 in Leith; repairs in 1821
Owners: Captain & Co.
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: Leith
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea

OSSIAN - 1844-1845
Master: Captain R. Kidd
Rigging: Schooner; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 144 tons using old measurements and 133 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1820 in Arbroath; vessel lengthened & thorough repairs in 1835
Owners: Brown & Co / A. Mann (the vessel was sold in 1845)
Port of registry: Arbroath
Port of survey: Arbroath
Voyage: sailed for Riga / Baltic Sea

OSTANVIK - 1922,  ex. RAGNAR
Code letters: JQCD                    Official Number: 4604
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; deep framing; cellular double
              bottom, aft 69 feet, under engine & boiler 33 feet, forward 94 feet, 371 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 57 tons; Aft Peak Tank 19 tons
Tonnage: 1,215 tons gross, 971 under deck and 718 net
Dimensions: 236 feet long, 35.6 foot beam and holds 14.3 feet deep; Poop 14 feet;
                    Quarter Deck 74 feet, Bridge 62 feet, Forecastle 24 feet
Construction: 1906, Wood, Skinner & Co. Ltd., Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 18, 29 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 156 nominal horsepower; 1 single ended boiler;
                   4 plain furnaces; grate surface 68 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,398 sq. ft.; engine by
                   J. Dickinson & Sons Ltd., Sunderland
Owners: Norrköpings Rederiaktb. (K. Hennington, manager)
Port of registry: Norrköping

OSTERLEY - 1918
Code letters:  HPGN                    Official Number:  128287
Master:  Captain W. Jenks, appointed to the ship in 1913
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 3 steel decks sheathed in wood; 4 tiers of beams; steel orlop deck
                in No. 1 & 5 Holds; steel shelter deck sheathed in teak; fitted with electric light, refrigerating
                machinery & wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 80 feet long, under engine & boilers 165 feet &
                forward 185 feet, 1,476 tons; Forward Peak Tank 85 tons; Aft Peak Tank 130 tons.
Tonnage:  12,129 tons gross, 8,480 under deck and 6,781 net.
Dimensions:  535 feet long, 63.2 foot beam and holds 34.1 feet deep; Bridge Deck 57 feet long.
Construction:  1909,  London & Glasgow Co. Ltd. in Glasgow.
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 28 3/4, 41, 58 1/2 & 84 inches diameter
                    each pair; stroke 60 inches; operating at 215 p.s.i.; 1,973 nominal horsepower; 4 double
                    ended & 2 single ended boilers; 40 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 682 sq. ft.; heating
                    surface 31,038 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine by the builders
Owners:  Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

OTTAWA - 1833
Master:  a) Captain G. Douglas;  b) Captain R. Hammond
Rigging:  Barque; 2 decks; sheathed in felt and copper in 1832
Tonnage:  315 tons
Construction:  1824 in Yarmouth
Owners:  Harby & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Montreal

OTTERSTAD 1912-1918, ex. KRISTIANIA
Code letters: MDQG
Master: Captain H. Morland
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 5 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom,
              Aft 106 feet, under engine 20 feet, forward 124 feet, 649 tons; Aft Peak Tank 88 tons
Tonnage: 2,693 tons gross, 2,495 under deck and 1,672 net
Dimensions: 314 feet long, 46.5 foot beam and holds 20.6 feet deep; Poop 30 feet;
                    Bridge 148 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction: 1907, J. Blumer & Co. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 38 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 270 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated
                   furnaces; grate surface 100 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,120 sq. ft.;
                   engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: Grefstads Rederi Akties. (B.J. Grefstad, manager)
Port of registry: Arendal

OUSE 1833
 
(Green Book Underwriters)
Master: Captain Wickham
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 117 tons
Construction: Thorn; vessel 38 years old; major repairs in 1823; repairs in 1824 & 1830
Owners: B. Wright
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade
 
(Red Book Shipowners)
Master: Captain Davey/Captain Wright
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 117 tons
Construction: 1794 in Thorn; major repairs in 1824 & 1830
Owners: Jefferson/Captain
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of survey: London/Poole
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade/Liverpool
 
1834-1838 (partial listing)
Master: Captain Pennington
Tonnage: 123 tons
Port of registry: Wells

OVERDALE - 1879/1886/1895-1897
Code letters: RCQT                  Official Number: 78744
Master: Captain J.P. Holdick (1879); Captain Stephen (1886); Captain R. Roberts (1895-97)
Rigging: iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 912 tons gross, 858 under deck and 882 net
Dimensions: 203.3 feet long, 34.2 foot beam and holds 19.2 feet deep;
                    Quarter Deck 33 feet; Forecastle 24 feet
Construction: 1877, A. Stephen & Sons in Dundee
Owners: Deward, Dickson & Co. (1879-86); Howard, Houlder, Wells & Co. (1895-97)
Port of registry: Liverpool                             LOST BY COLLISION July 1897
 
 

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