Register of Ships - Pa-Pl
 
 

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

Example HR
 

P.F. WEBSTER 1883
Code letters: MJHS                   Official Number: 17847
Master: Captain J. Perry
Rigging: iron Barque; 2 decks; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,286 tons gross, 1,176 under deck and 1,250 net
Dimensions: 202 feet long, 37 foot beam and holds 22 feet deep;
                    Poop 40 feet; Forecastle 23 feet
Construction: 1856 in Liverpool; repairs to damages in 1866; new deck in 1877
Owners: A. Symington & Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow

PACIFIC - 1832

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain B. Waite
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1831
Tonnage:  537 tons
Construction:  New York; vessel 9 years old
Owners:  Wright & Co.; American property
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New York

PACIFIC - 1887
Code letters: PVRF                    Official Number: 28264
Rigging: iron single screw steam Schooner, 1 deck, 2 tiers of beams and 4 bulkheads
Tonnage: 724 gross, 600 under deck and 466 net
Dimensions: 203,8 feet long, 27,2 feet beam and holds 16 feet deep, forecastle 15 tons and break 37 tons
Construction: 1860, C. & W. Earle in Hul
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 24 & 43 inhes diameter respectively;
                   stroke 26 inches; 80 horsepower, new boilers and engine compounded in 1876;
                   engine built by Amos & Smith in Hull
Owners: Wilson Line Ltd.
Port of registry: Hull

PACIFICO - 1940, ex. CAPER-1938, ex. OLGA S.-1937, ex. OLGA-1936,
                                 ex. MORAY COAST-1935, ex. PRINCESS HELENA
Code letters: MMXZ                    Official Number: 121226
Rigging: single screw steamer; 1 deck; water ballast
Tonnage: 687 tons gross, 617 under deck and 331 net
Dimensions: 210.5 feet long, 31.1 foot beam and 14.3 feet deep; Poop & Bridge 123 feet;
                    Forecastle 55 feet
Construction: 1905, Caledon Ship Building & Engine Co. Ltd. in Dundee
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 17, 28 & 45 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 33 inches; 116 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Alcyone Shipping Finance Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  London

PACTOLUS - 1879
Code letters: VPSR                      Official Number: 47728
Master: Captain J. Bowser
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1879
Tonnage: 416 tons gross, 395 under deck and 397 net
Dimensions: 132.4 feet long, 27.7 foot beam and holds 17.7 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Gill in Pallion; partial iron beams
Owners: Boddington & Co.
Port of registry: London

PALAWAN - 1929
Code letters: SRLF                    Official Number: 444
Rigging: wood, 3 masts, auxiliary twin screws steam Schooner; 1 deck;
              fitted with electric light
Tonnage: 834 tons gross and 634 tons net
Dimensions: 181 feet long, 39.4 foot beam and holds 12.9 feet deep
Construction: 1918, Renckstone in Oakland, CA
Owners: John Nurminen
Port of registry: Raumo, Finland

PALERMO - 1874
Code letters: KMST                      Official Number: 65277
Rigging: iron single screw steam Brig
Tonnage: 1,635 tons gross, 1,620 under deck and 1,317 net
Dimensions: 270 feet long, 32.6 foot beam and holds 23.1 feet deep
Construction: 1872, Schlesinger in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound, direct action, engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 32 & 60 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 140 horsepower; engine by M. Samuelson in Hull
Owners: T. Wilson, Sons & Co.
Port of registry: Hull

PALERMO - 1941
Code letters: GMGK                    Official Number: 165710
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; cruiser stern; water ballast
Tonnage: 2,797 tons gross, 2,312 under deck and 1,454 net
Dimensions: 342.2 feet long, 48.1 foot beam and holds 21 feet deep; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction: 1938, W. Gray & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 38 & 65 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 48 inches; 293 nominal horsepower; engine built by Central Marine Engine Works
                  in West Hartlepool
Owners: Ellerman's Wilson Line Ltd.
Port of registry: Hull

PALESTINE - 1853
Master: Captain J. Greig
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage: 467 tons
Construction: 1834 in Newcastle; some repairs in 1843; repairs to damages in 1852
Owners: Sim & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Swan River

PALESTINE - 1874
Official Number:  24861
Rigging:  Barque
Tonnage:  415 tons gross and 397 tons net.
Dimensions:  109.1 feet long, 28.1 foot beam and holds 19.3 feet deep.
Construction:  1834 in Howden
Owners:  J. Hall
Port of registry:  South Shields

PALESTINE - 1881
Code letters: LCTN                                      Official number: 12684
Master: Captain H. Grigg
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1877; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 427 tons
Dimensions: 126 feet long, 27.5 foot beam and holds 17.8 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 28 feet
Construction: 1857, G. Booth in Sunderland
Owners: Wilson & Co.
Port of registry: London

PALLAS - 1821

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain T. Booth
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed 10 years prior
Tonnage:  178 tons
Construction:  in Aberdeen; vessel 16 years old
Owners:  A. Gibbon
Draught under load:  12 feet
Port of survey:  Greenock
Voyage:  sailed for New Brunswick

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Booth
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1811
Tonnage:  179 tons
Construction:  1805 in Aberdeen
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  12 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

PALLAS - 1855
Master: Captain J. Young
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in 1848
Tonnage: 316 tons
Construction: 1826 in New Brunswick; new top sides & major repairs in 1848;
                      new deck in 1852; some repairs in 1852 & 1853
Owners: Clifton & Co.
Port of registry: Cork
Port of survey: Cork
Voyage: sailed for Québec

PALMELLA 1913
Code letters: JBNT                             Official Number: 135438
Master: Captain H. Gomes
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light;
              cellular double bottom, aft 56 feet, under engine & boilers 58 feet, forward 96 feet, 320 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 62 tons
Tonnage: 1,352 tons gross, 1,183 under deck and 759 net
Dimensions: 232.8 feet long, 37.1 foot beam and holds 16.6 feet deep; Poop 29 feet;
                    Bridge 77 feet; Forecastle 23 feet
Construction: 1913, Ramage & Ferguson Ltd. in Leith
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 16 ½, 28 ¼ & 48 ½ inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 192 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 4 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 72 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,688 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Ellerman Lines Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

PALMELLA 1923
Code letters: KFQB                          Official Number: 143639
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light;
              cellular double bottom 213 feet, 377 tons; Aft Peak Tank 9 tons
Tonnage: 1,568 tons gross, 1,249 under deck and 978 net
Dimensions: 245.9 feet long, 38.2 foot beam and holds 16.9 feet deep;
                    Poop & Bridge 156 feet; Forecastle 59 feet
Construction: 1920, Ramage & Ferguson Ltd. in Leith
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 16 ½, 28 ¼ & 48 ½ inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 210 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 4 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 75 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,062 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Ellerman Lines Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

PALMER - 1834
Master: Captain G. Palmer
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1834
Tonnage: 334 tons
Construction: 1834 in H. Pans.
Owners: G. Palmer
Port of registry: Newcastle
Port of survey: Newcastle
Voyage: New South Wales

PALMER - 1840
Master:  Captain R. Holland
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in copper in 1835
Tonnage:  124 tons
Construction:  1824 in Yarmouth; repairs to damages in 1835
Owners:  J. Palmer
Port of registry:  Yarmouth
Port of survey:  Cardiff
Voyage:  sailed for Ancona

PALMERIN - 1882
Code letters: WTKL                    Official Number: 70245
Master: Captain L.R. Couner
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom 147 feet
Tonnage: 1,150 tons gross, 862 under deck and 725 net
Dimensions: 230 feet long, 30.2 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep; Poop 143 feet; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction: 1875, Pearse in Stockton
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 27 & 50 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 99 horsepower; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: R.J. Kay & Co.
Port of registry: Newcastle

PALMERSTON - 1861
Master: Captain Seagrove
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861; copper bolts substituted for tree nails
Tonnage: 978 tons
Construction: 1853 in Maulmain, using Teak
Owners: Toulmins
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: saileld for Australia

PALMGROVE - 1914-16, ex. RADLEY
Code letters: PGQB                    Official Number: 105820
Master: Captain J.R. Small
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom, aft 108 feet, forward 122 feet, 717 tons; Aft Peak Tank 88 tons
Tonnage: 3,100 tons gross, 2,854 under deck and 1,984 net
Dimensions: 325 feet long, 45.5 foot beam and holds 24.8 feet deep; Poop 33 feet;
                    Bridge 74 feet; Forecastle 32 feet
Construction: 1896, J. Priestman & Co. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24 7/16, 40 & 66 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 300 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 122 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,636 sq. ft.; new double ended boilers in 1909;
                   engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Alexander & Mair
Port of registry: Glasgow

PALMYRA - 1836
Master: Captain R. Gill
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in copper in 1835; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 127 tons
Construction: 1835 in Southampton
Owners: Jackson & Co.
Port of registry: Southampton
Port of survey: Southampton
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea

PALMYRA - 1836-1838
Master: Captain A. Keith
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in copper in 1833
Tonnage: 145 tons
Construction: 1833 in Sunderland
Owners: Bruce & Co.
Port of registry: Peterhead
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Rio de Janeiro

PALMYRA - 1836-1840
Master: Captain W. Loader (1836-38); Captain Parsons (1839); Captain Daniel (1840)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1836
Tonnage: 602 tons
Construction: 1820 in Calcutta, using Teak
Owners: G. Joad (1836-37); J. Somes (1838-40)
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Bombay (1836-38); on Transportation (1840)

PALMYRA - 1838
Master: Captain A. Croal
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in patent hairi and copper in 1838
Tonnage: 390 tons using old measurements and 415 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1837 on the Isle of Man; repairs to damages in 1838
Owners: G. Booker
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Demerara

PALMYRA - 1839
Master:  Captain P. Brown
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1839
Tonnage:  394 tons using old measurements and 465 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1839 in Greenock
Owners:  Lindsay & Co.
Port of registry:  Greenock
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

PALOMARES - 1887
Code letters:  WBCR                   Official Number:  83905
Master:  Captain W. Hetherington, appointed to the vessel in 1886
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 iron deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads;
               cellular double bottom 206 feet, 290 tons
Tonnage:  1,381 tons gross, 1,127 under deck and 882 net
Dimensions:  245.9 feet long, 35.2 foot beam and holds 16 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 92 feet;
                     Bridge Deck 54 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction:  1881, Palmers' Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 30 & 57 inches diameter
                   respectively; stroke 39 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 130 horsepower;
                   engine by the builders
Owners:  Scott Bros.
Port of registry:  Newcastle

PANAMA - 1846
Master:  Captain E. Young
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1845
Tonnage:  509 tons
Construction:  1834 in the U.S.A.
Owners:  E. Innes
Port of registry:  New York
Port of survey:  Shields
Voyage:  sailed for New York

PANAMA - 1855
Master:  Captain A. McDonald
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1854; fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  679 tons using old measurements and 943 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1852 in Nova Scotia, using Spruce and Black Birch
Owners:  G. Oxley
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

PARA - 1868
Official Number: 45781
Master: Captain Alexander
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1868; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 247 tons
Dimensions: 115.6 feet long, 23.4 foot beam and holds 14.4 feet deep
Construction: 1862, Adamson in Alloa
Owners: T. Admanson
Port of registry: Alloa
Port of survey: Alloa
Voyage: sailed for South America

PARACHUTE - 1830

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Barton
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1827
Tonnage:  330 tons
Construction:  1826 in Nby Pt
Owners:  Captain
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Virginia

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain C. Berton
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1827
Tonnage:  317 tons
Construction:  Nby Pt, using White Oak; vessel 4 years old
Owners:  Nichols & Co.; vessel American property
Draught under load:  15 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Boston

PARISIAN - 1908
Code letters:  VJSD                Official Number:  84294
Master:  Captain J.M. Johnston, appointed to the ship in 1905
Rigging:  steel single screw, 4 masts, Schooner; fitted with electric light & refrigerating machinery
Tonnage:  5,395 tons gross, 5,116 under deck and 3,385 net
Dimensions:  440.8 feet long, 46.2 foot beam and holds 25.2 feet deep;
                      Quarter Deck 15 tons; Forecastle 13 tons
Construction:  1881,  R. Napier & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 36, 60 & 98 inches diameter respectively;
                    774 nominal horsepower; new boilers and engine converted to triple expansion on 1899;
                    engine by Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. in Belfast
Owners:  Allan Line Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

PARKER - 1830

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain H. Risien
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1830
Tonnage: 449 tons
Construction: in Liverpool; new vessel
Owners: Sandback
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Demerara

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Risen
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1830
Tonnage: 449 tons
Construction: 1830 in Liverpool
Owners: Sanbatch
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: saileld for Demerara

PARKFIELD 1834-1839
Master: Captain McAuley (1834-38); Captain Whitesides (1839)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper
Tonnage: 496 tons
Construction: 1833 on the Isle of Man
Owners: Cockburn (1839)
Port of registry: Liverpool (1834-38); London (1839)
Port of survey: London (1839)
Voyage: sailed for Australia (1839)

PARSEE - 1874
Official Number: 62069
Master: Captain J. Nelson
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,281 tons
Dimensions: 227.4 feet long, 35.9 foot beam and holds 22.4 feet deep
Construction: 1868, Steele in Greenock
Owners: J. & W. Stewart
Port of registry: Greenock
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New Zealand

PARTHIA - 1870
Code letters:  WQMN              Official Number:  63797
Master:  Captain Brough
Rigging:  iron single screw Bark
Tonnage:  3,167 tons gross, 1,736 under deck and 2,035 net
Dimensions:  360.5 feet long, 40.4 foot beam and holds 34.3 feet deep
Construction:  1870,   W. Denny & Bros. in Dumbarton
Propulsion:  compound engine with 3 inverted cylinders of a31, 50 & 76 in. diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; 500 horsepower; engine by J. Elder & Co. in Glasgow
Owners:  W. Pearce
Port of registry:  Glasgow

PASS OF BALMAHA 1888-1900
Master: Captain Hay (1888-90); Captain W. Tovar (1891-96); Captain H. Scaugall (1897-1900)
Rigging: steel Ship; 2 deck; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,571 tons gross, 1,453 under deck and 1,498 net
Dimensions: 245.4 feet long, 38.8 foot beam and holds 22.5 feet deep
Construction: 1888, R. Duncan & Co. in Port Glasgow
Owners: Gibson & Clark
Port of registry: Glasgow

PASS OF MELFORT 1900-1904
Code letters: MKNL                    Official Number: 98683
Master: Captain J. Houston
Rigging: steel, 4 masts Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 2,346 tons gross, 2,201 under deck and 2,196 net
Dimensions: 298.8 feet long, 44 foot beam and holds 24.5 feet deep;
                    Poop 50 feet, Forecastle 42 feet; Break 10.5 feet
Construction: 1891, Fairfield Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners: Gibson & Clark
Port of registry: Glasgow

PATRICIA  - 1905
Code letters: RLGQ
Rigging:  steel twin screws, 4 masts, Schooner; 4 decks; 5 tiers of beams; fitted with electric light and
                refrigerating machinery; water ballast.
Tonnage:  13,424 tons gross, 10,386 under deck and 8,495 net
Dimensions:  560.3 feet long, 62.3 foot beam and holds 37.1 feet deep; Bridge Deck 160 feet long.
Construction:  1899, A.G. Vulcan in Stettin
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 23,33 2/5, 48 & 69 3/5 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 55 inches; 719 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Hamburg-Amerika Linie
Port of registry:  Hamburg

PATRIOT - 1840
Master:  Captain Brown
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in felt and copper in 1840
Tonnage:  189 tons
Construction:  1826 in New Brunswick; some repairs in 1840
Owners:  Thompson
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

PEACOCK - 1868-1871
Master:  Captain R. Burn
Rigging:  Snow; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  205 tons
Dimensions:  88 feet long, 24 foot beam and holds 14.5 feet deep
Construction:  1852 in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1862 & 1870
Owners:  Parson & Co.
Port of registry:  Blyth
Port of survey:  Blyth
Voyage:  sailed for the Baltic Sea

PEARL - 1866
Master:  Captain Bowery
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1858; copper fastened.
Tonnage:  347 tons.
Dimensions:  114 feet long, 27.7 foot beam and holds 17.7 feet deep.
Construction:  1858 in Shields.
Owners:  T. White
Port of registry:  Shields
port of survey:  Shields
Voyage:  sailed for Aden

PEARL - 1885-1895
Code letters: KDSH                      Official Number: 90070
Master: Captain D. McIntyre (1885-87); Captain Johnston (1888); Captain McNichol (1889);
             Captain Anderson (1890-91); Captain J. Gray (1892); Captain Williamson (1893);
             Captain MacArthur (1894-95)
Rigging: iron single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom 91 feet, 125 tons; Forward Peak Tank 45 tons; Aft Peak Tank 26 tons
Tonnage: 446 tons gross, 323 under deck and 211 net
Dimensions: 170 feet long, 25.1 foot beam and holds 10.2 feet deep;
                    Quarter Deck 83 feet; Bridge 11 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction: 1885, J. Fullerton & Co. in Paisley; repairs to damages in 1893
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 22 & 42 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 30 inches; 70 horsepower; engine by W. King & Co. in Glasgow
Owners: W. Robertson
Port of registry: Glasgow            LOST BY COLLISION Jan. 1895

PEERESS - 1881
Official Number: 75509
Master: Captain F.A. Douse
Rigging: Brig; 1 deck; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 249 tons gross, 249 under deck and 222 net
Dimensions: 104 feet long, 25.8 foot beam and holds 12.9 feet deep
Construction: 1877, Duncan on Prince Edward Island
Owners: F.A. Douse
Port of registry: Prince Edward Island

PEGASUS - 1863
Code letters: TMNR
Master: Captain J. Goodwin
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1863; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,183 tons
Dimensions: 183.3 feet long, 38 foot beam and holds 23.4 feet deep
Construction: 1862, Sinclair in Miramichi; repairs to damages in 1862
Owners: A. Curtis
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

PEGU - 1889
Code letters: LCNR                    Official Number: 96053
Master: Captain J. Taylor
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 3 decks; 6 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom
              under engine & boilers 84 feet, 235 tons
Tonnage: 3,661 tons gross, 3,317 under deck and 2,391 net
Dimensions: 372.2 feet long, 45.1 foot beam and holds 26.6 feet deep; Bridge Deck 82 feet;
                    Poop 91 feet; Forecastle 54 feet
Construction: 1889, W. Denny & Bros. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engine with 4 cylinders of 25 3/4, 38 1/2, 51 1/2 & 75 inches diameter
                   respectively; stroke 51 inches; 354 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: British & Burmese Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Glasgow

PEGWELL - 1910-1914,  ex. MARY HORTON
Code letters: HBNL                    Official Number: 118099
Master: Captain J.E. Nunn
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads; machinery aft;
              cellular double bottom forward 136 feet, 250 tons; Forward Peak Tank 84 tons
Tonnage: 984 tons gross, 713 under deck and 551 net
Dimensions: 210 feet long, 33.1 foot beam and holds 13.6 feet deep; Quarter Deck 130 feet;
                    Forecastle 48 feet
Construction: 1904, Montrose Ship Building Co. in Montrose
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 16, 25 5/16 & 42 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 88 registered horsepower; engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd.
                   in Sunderland
Owners: Power Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (J. Power & Co.)
Port of registry: London

PEIPING - 1941
Code letters: SIVN                    Official Number: 7779
Rigging: steel twin screws motor vessel; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 3rd deck except in machinery space
              and aftermost hold; 7 partly cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder; cellular double
              bottom 368 feet, 1,369 tons; Midship Tank 28 feet, 892 tons; Aft Peak Tank 59 tons
Tonnage: 6,390 tons gross, 5,564 under deck and 3,835 net
Dimensions: 437.1 feet long, 57 foot beam and holds 28.5 feet deep
Construction: 1931, Götaverken A/B Gothenburg
Propulsion: 4-stroke, single acting oil engines with 12 cylinders of 24 13/16 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 66 15/16 inches; 700 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Aktieb. svenska Ostasiatiska Komp. (G. Borin, manager)
Port of registry: Gothenburg

PELAW 1879
Code letters: JPBV                   Official Number: 63532
Master: Captain J. Sharp
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 793 tons gross, 694 under deck and 593 net
Dimensions: 204.7 feet long, 29 foot beam and holds 16.8 feet deep; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction: 1869, Laing in Sunderland
Propulsion: steam engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 38 inches diameter each; stroke 30 inches;
                   90 horsepower; new boilers in 1879; engine by North East Marine Engine Co. in Sunderland
Owners: Commercial Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

PELAYO - 1902,  ex. EQUATORIA,  ex, PELAYO
Code letters: PVNL                    Official Number: 70660
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 3 decks; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,755 tons gross, 1,637 under deck and 1,100 net
Dimensions: 280 feet long, 33.1 foot beam and holds 24.5 feet deep; Deckhouse 72 tons
Construction: 1872, Bowdler, Chaffer & Co. in Liverpool
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 35 & 68 inches diameter respectively; stroke 30 inches;
                   211 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended boilers; 8 plain furnaces; engine by
                   J. Taylor & Co. in Birkenhead
Owners: George McBain
Port of registry: Hong Kong
Port of survey: Shanghai

PELICAN - 1904
Code letters: SJRF                    Official Number: 114681
Master: Captain A. Gray
Rigging: composite Barque; 1 deck & partial lower deck
Tonnage: 632 tons gross, 549 under deck and 290 net
Dimensions: 180 feet long, 36.1 foot beam and holds 16.8 feet deep; Poop 32 feet;
                    Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1877, The Admiralty in Devonport; iron frame planked;
                      partial new deck in 1901
Propulsion: auxiliary compound engine with 2 cylinders of 27 & 54 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 24 inches; 122 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 4 plain furnaces;
                   grate surface 60 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,058 sq. ft.; engine by Glengall Iron Works in Milwall
Owners: Hudson's Bay Co.
Port of registry: London

PEMBROKE CASTLE 1866
Master: Captain T. Price
Rigging: iron Barque; 2 bulkheads
Tonnage: 410 tons
Dimensions: 140 feet long, 26.2 foot beam and holds 16.3 feet deep
Construction: 1863, Stephen in Glasgow
Owners: Simpson & Co.
Port of registry: Swansea
Port of survey: Cardiff
Voyage: sailed for Valparaiso

PENDEEN 1907-1909
Code letters: QTFJ                    Official Number: 109218
Master: Captain J. Richards
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 5 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom,
              Aft & under engine 110 feet, forward 120 feet, 607 tons, Aft Peak Tank 54 tons
Tonnage: 2,108 tons gross, 1,932 under deck and 1,342 net
Dimensions: 290 feet long, 42 foot beam and holds 19.2 feet deep; Poop 25 feet;
                    Bridge 69 feet; Forecastle 29 feet
Construction: 1899, W. Gray & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21 ½, 34 & 58 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 39 inches; 217 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 ribbed furnaces;
                   grate surface 82 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,370 sq. ft.; engine by Central Marine
                   Engine Works in West Hartlepool
Owners: Pendeen Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (R.B. Chellew, manager)
Port of registry: Falmouth

PENDOWER - 1907
Code letters: PFRC                  Official Number: 105795
Master: Captain J.J. Hall
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom, aft & under engine 134 feet, forward 118 feet, 597 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 81 tons
Tonnage: 2,679 tons gross, 2,481 under deck and 1,709 net
Dimensions: 314 feet long, 44 foot beam and holds 20.7 feet deep; Poop 31 feet;
                    Bridge 72 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1896, Irvine & Co. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 37 1/2 & 61 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 39 inches; 240 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 ribbed furnaces;
                  grate surface 95 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,648 sq. ft.; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: London & Northern Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Pyman Bros. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

PENINSULAR 1896-1900
Code letters: KWCN                   Official Number: 93208
Master: Captain W.A.Wheler
Rigging: steel single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 2 decks & Spar Deck; 8 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light; Double bottom, aft 43 feet, 52 tons; Forward Peak Tank 26 tons
Tonnage: 5,287 tons gross, 4,747 under deck and 3,048 net
Dimensions: 410.5 feet long, 48 foot beam and holds 18.3 feet deep
Construction: 1888, Caird & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 38, 59 ½ & 96 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 66 inches; 749 nominal horsepower; 3 double ended & 2 single ended boilers;
                   24 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 460 sq. ft.; heating surface 13,415 sq. ft.;
                  engine by the builders
Owners: P. & O. Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry: Greenock

PENLEE - 1905-1909/1913
Code letters: SJGW                    Official Number: 109228
Master: Captain R. Faujll (1905-09); Captain G.L. Eustice (1913)
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck & iron Shelter Deck; 2 tiers of beams;
              6 cemented bulkheads; deep framing & web frames; cellular double bottom, aft & under engine
              123 feet, forward 146 feet, 737 tons; Forward Peak Tank 237 tons; Aft Peak Tank 232 tons
Tonnage: 3,775 tons gross, 3,562 under deck and 2,451 net
Dimensions: 340 feet long, 48 foot beam and holds25.8 feet deep
Construction: 1901, Ropner & Son in Stockton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 1/2 & 69 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 45 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 349 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                  6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 128 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,620 sq. ft.;
                  engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Penlee Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (R.B. Chellew, manager)
Port of registry: Falmouth

PENNSYLVANIA - 1898
Code letters:  JMQL                        Official Number:  20428
Master:  Captain H. Doxrud
Rigging:  iron single screw Brigantine; 2 decks & Spar Deck; fitted with electric light
Tonnage:  3,343 tons gross and 2,570 tons net
Dimensions:  343 feet long, 43 foot beam and holds 24.9 feet deep
Construction:  1872, Cramp & Sons in Philadelphia
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 36 & 60 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; 216 nominal horsepower; new engine & boilers in 1891;
                    engine the builders
Owners:  International Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  New York

PENTLAND FIRTH - 1924
Official Number: 141942
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads; machinery aft; cellular double
              bottom forward 97 feet, 148 tons; Forward Peak Tank 46 tons; Aft Peak Tank 29 tons
Tonnage: 638 tons gross, 424 under deck and 296 net
Dimensions: 175.4 feet long, 28.3 foot beam and holds 10.1 feet deep; Quarter Deck 100 feet;
                    Bridge 11 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction: 1920, Ardrossan Dry Dock & Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Ardrossan
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 14, 23 & 38 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 27 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 99 registered horsepower; 1 single ended
                   boiler; 3 plain furnaces; grate surface 58 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,780 sq. ft.;
                   engine by W. Breadmore & Co. Ltd. in Coatbridge
Owners: Border Shipping Co. Ltd. (G.T. Gillie Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

PENVEARN 1908-1909
Code letters: HFSM                  Official Number: 120212
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams
Tonnage: 3,710 tons gross, 3,133 under deck and 2,377 net
Dimensions: 342.1 tons gross, 46.6 foot beam and holds 24.7 feet deep;
                    Poop 21 feet, Forecastle 35 feet
Construction: 1906, 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: Penvearn Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (R.B. Chellew, manager)
Port of registry: Falmouth

PERFERO - 1883-1885
Official Number: 87892
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom, aft 44 feet, forward 40 feet, under engine & boiler 49 feet, 179 tons
Tonnage: 841 tons gross, 681 under deck and 539 net
Dimensions: 200.9 feet long, 28.1 foot beam and holds 15.7 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 73 feet; Bridge Deck 49 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction: 1883, A. Stevens in Birkenhead
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 18 & 40 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; 70 horsepower; engine by D. Rollo & Sons in Liverpool
Owners: Steam Ship Perfero Co. Ltd. (J.B. Sprott, manager) (1883-84); (J. Jordan, manager) (1885)
Port of registry: Liverpool

PERSEUS - 1801-1803

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Dick (1801); Captain J. Davidson (1802); Captain T. Johns (1803)
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed to the wales in copper in 1800
Tonnage: 364 tons
Construction: in Stockton; vessel 2 years old (1801); 4 6-pounds guns
Owners: Reeve & Co.
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Jamaica (1801); Suriname (1802); Botany Bay (1803)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain J. Dick
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed to the wales in copper in 1800
Tonnage: 362 tons
Construction: 1799 in Stockton; 6 4-pounds guns
Owners: Reeve & Co.
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Jamaica

PERSEVERANCE - 1836
Master: Captain J. Ford
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in 1833
Tonnage: 173 tons
Construction: 1810 in Appledore
Owners: Harrison & Co.
Port of registry: Poole
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Newfoundland

PERSEVERANCE 1868-1873
Official Number: 56212
Master: Captain O. Roberts
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in felt and zinc in 1866; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 110 tons
Dimensions: 96.4 feet long, 21.3 foot beam and holds 9.4 feet deep
Construction: 1866, Treweek in Amlwich
Owners: Treweek & Co.
Port of registry: Beaumaris
Port of survey: Cardiff (1868-70); Bangor (1871-73)
Voyage: sailed for the Rio Grande (1868-70); Baltic Sea (1871-73)         FOUNDERED 1873

PERSEVERANCE - 1874-76
Code letters: JBNG                    Official Number: 51189
Rigging: Barque
Tonnage: 592 tons gross, 550 under deck and 592 net
Dimensions: 133.6 feet long, 30.5 foot beam and holds 20.4 feet deep; Break 18 tons
Construction: not listed
Owners: R. Stoker
Port of registry: South Shields

PERSÉVÉRANCE - 1912-1914  ex. ADALGISA
Code letters: KPLW
Master: Captain J. Le Dolledec
Rigging: wood Brigantine; sheathed in yellow metal in 1909
Tonnage: 165 tons gross and 141 tons net
Dimensions: 100.7 feet long, 24.5 foot beam and holds 11.8 feet deep
Construction: 1905, F. Terrizzano in Oneglia
Owners: Jean Ternet
Port of registry: Erquy

PERSIA - 1857/1861
1) Master:  Captain Bannatyne (1857); Captain Smith (1861)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856 & 1860; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,684 tons
Construction:  1853, George H. Parke in Quebec, using Tamarack, Oak, Elm & Spruce;
                        some repairs in 1856 & 1860
Owners:  Thomson & Co. (1857); G. Seymor (1861)
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia (1857)

2) Master:  Captain J. Peterkin (1857); Captain Chetwynd (1861)
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856 & 1861
Tonnage:  526 tons using old measurements and 658 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1838 in Scarborough; some repairs in 1854, 1858 & 1859
Owners:  Tindall & Co.
Port of registry:  Scarborough
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia (1857)

PERSIAN - 1880
Code letters:  VGKT                    Official Number:  45944
Master:  Captain Worthington
Rigging:  iron single screw, 3 masts, Schooner; 2 decks
Tonnage:  2,137 tons gross and 1,404 tons net
Dimensions:  361.8 feet long, 34 foot beam and holds 24.3 feet deep
Construction:  1863, Harland in Belfast
Propulsion:  compound engine with 3 inverted cylinders of 24, 50 & 75 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 60 p.s.i.; 220 horsepower; new engine in 1879;
                    engine by G. Forrester & Co. in Liverpool
Owners:  Steam Ship Persian Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

PERTSHIRE - 1902
Code letters: NFRL                  Official Number: 102638
Master: Captain F. Stewart
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light
               and refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom 354 feet, 1,150 tons;
               Forward Peak Tank 175 tons; Aft Peak Tank 75 tons
Tonnage: 5,550 tons gross, 5,195 under deck and 3,623 net
Dimensions: 420 feet long, 54 foot beam and holds 28.8 feet deep; Poop 41 feet;
                     Bridge 262 feet; Forecastle 49 feet
Construction: 1893, Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 30, 48 & 78 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 54 inches; 466 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended & 1 auxiliary single ended
                   boilers; 6 ribbed & 3 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 172 sq. ft.; heating surface
                   6,083 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Elderslie Steam Ship Co.Ltd. (Turnbull, Martin & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

PERUVIAN - 1874-1876
Code letters:  VQHN                   Official Number:  47845
Master:  Captain R. Watts (1875-76)
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque
Tonnage:  3,038 tons gross, 3,006 under deck and 1,845 net
Dimensions:  373.1 feet long, 38.6 foot beam and holds 32 feet deep
Construction:  1863, R. Steele & Co. in Greenock; vessel lengthened in 1874
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 55 & 92 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; 500 horsepower; new engine in 1874; engine by
                    Laird Bros. in Birkenhead
Owners:  J. & A. Allen
Port of registry:  Glasgow

PESTONJEE BOMANJEE - 1849
Master: Captain Baker
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1848
Tonnage: 595 tons
Construction: 1835 in Dumbarton; some repairs in 1848
Owners: J. & F. Somes
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Hobart Town

PETER DENNY - 1864-1865
Master:  Capain G. Adam
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1865; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  997 tons
Dimensions:  197 feet long, 34.2 foot beam and holds 20 feet deep
Construction:  1865, Duthie in Aberdeen
Owners:  Albion Shipping Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Aberdeen
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand

PETER GRAHAM - 1876
Code letters: MBDR                    Official Number: 68425
Master: Captain E. Goundry
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 823 tons gross, 730 under deck and 516 net
Dimensions: 200.8 feet long, 28.7 foot beam and holds 12.1 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 60 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1873, Palmers' Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 24 & 45 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 30 inches; operating at 70 p.s.i.; 80 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Northfleet Coal & Ballast Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

PETER PROCTOR - 1841-1842
Master:  Captain Armstrong
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in felt and copper in 1842
Tonnage:  267 tons
Construction:  1808 in Batavia, using Teak; major repairs in 1836; repairs to damages in 1838;
                       new deck in 1842
Owners:  J. Allan
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Lanceston

PETERBOROUGH - 1882
Code letters:  MWND              Official Number:  68456
Master:  Captain W. Gardiner
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,740 tons gross, 1,587 under deck and 1,680 net
Dimensions:  250 feet long, 41.1 foot beam and holds 23.8 feet deep; Poop 54 feet; Forecastle 40 feet
Construction: 1874, Richardson, Duck & Co. in Stockton
Owners:  Merchant Shipping Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  London

PETERHOFF - 1862
Master: Captain G. Highly
Rigging: iron single screw Ship; 5 bulkheads
Tonnage: 819 tons using old measurements and 669 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 220 feet long, 29 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep
Construction: 1861, Oswald in Sunderland
Port of registry: Hull

PETREL- 1850
Master:  Captain Taylor
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1849
Tonnage:  781 tons using old measurements and 848 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1849 in Saint John, N.B., using Hackmatac, Birch, Spruce & Pine
Owners:  Gibbs & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

PETRIANA - 1879
Code letters: SVTN                    Official Number: 81600
Rigging: iron single screw, 3 masts, tanker; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom, aft 62 feet, forward 72 feet, under engine & boiler 32 feet
Tonnage: 1,672 tons gross, 1,481 under deck and 1,086 net
Dimensions: 260.5 feet long, 34.2 foot beam and holds 21.7 feet deep;
                    Bridge Deck 96 feet; Forecastle 32 feet
Construction: 1879, A. Leslie & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 33 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 200 horsepower; engine by
                   J. Dickinson & Co. in Sunderland
Owners: J.C. Polly (A. Stuart, manager)
Port of registry: London

PEVERIL - 1915-1920
Code letters: VRQK              Official number: 118696
Master: Captain J.P. Boyd
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric ligiht;
              cellular double bottom, aft 48 feet, under engine 19 feet, forward 83 feet, 264 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 53 tons; Aft Peak Tank 10 tons
Tonnage: 1,459 tons gross, 1,109 under deck and 688 net
Dimensions: 260.1 feet long, 35.1 foot beam and holds 17.3 feet deep; Poop 32 feet;
                    Bridge 90 feet; Forecastle 41 feet
Construction: 1904, Grangemouth & Greenock Dockyard Co. in Grangemouth
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 38 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 42 inches; 295 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                  grate surface 147 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,883 sq. ft.; engine by S.H. Morton & Co. in Leith
Owners: G. Gibson & Co.
Port of registry: Leith

PHANTOM - 1851-1852
Master: Captain Saunders (1851); Captain J. Somers (1852)
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage: 194 tons
Construction: 1837 in Shoreham; some repairs in 1849
Owners: Saunders & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool (1851); Gloucester (1852)
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterannean Sea (1852)

PHANTOM - 1852-1860
Master:  Captain M. Tullock (1852-55); Captain E. Bennett (1856-60)
Rigging:  Schooner; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  137 tons using old measurements and 113 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1845 on Prince Edward Island
Owners:  R. Pope (1852-54); Perrin & Co. (1855-60)
Port of registry:  Newport (1852-54); Bristol (1855-60)
Port of survey:  Newport (1852-59); Belfast (1860)
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

PHANTOM - 1858
Master:  Captain Mourant.
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1857; copper fastened.
Tonnage:  508 tons.
Construction:  1857 in Sunderland.
Owners:  P. Pellier
Port of registry:  Jersey
Port of survey:  Sunderland
Voyage:  sailed for India

PHANTOM - 1862
Master: Captain R. Harvey
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 211 tons
Construction: 1853, Steers in New York
Owners: C. Tatham
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Bideford
Voyage: sailed for Cadiz

PHILADELPHIA - 1837-1840
Master:  Captain Morgan
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1832
Tonnage:  515 tons.
Construction:  in 1832 in New York, using Live Oak, Locust, Cedar and Pitch Pine.
Owners:  Champlin
Port of registry:  New York
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New York

PHILADELPHIA - 1901-12, ex. PARIS, ex. CITY OF PARIS
Code letters: KLPC                    Official Number: 150617
Master: Captain A.R. Mills (1901-12)
Rigging: steel twin screws, 3 masts, Schooner; 4 decks; 14 partly cemented & partly asphalted
              bulkheads; fitted with electric light, refrigerating machinery, submarine signalling device &
              wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 106 feet, under engine & boilers 179 feet,
              forward 121 feet, 1,553 tons; Deep Tank forward 30 feet, 194 tons
Tonnage:10,786 tons gross, 8,566 under deck and 4,577 net
Dimensions:527.6 feet long, 63.2 foot beam and holds 22 feet deep; Poop 75 feet; Forecastle 109 feet
Construction: 1889, J. & G. Thomson in Glasgow
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 38 1/2, 54, 76 & 106 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 60 inches; operating at 206 p.s.i.; 2,675 nominal horsepower; 6 double ended &
                   4 single ended boilers; 64 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 1,128 sq. ft.; heating surface
                   39,618 sq. ft.; new double ended boilers in 1901; engine by Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Owners: International Mercantile Marine Corp.
Port of registry: New York Southampton

PHILIP NELSON - 1879
Code letters: WFRJ                    Official Number: 49866
Master: Captain Furze
Rigging: iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 548 tons gross, 531 under deck and 548 net
Dimensions: 167.4 feet long, 26.7 foot beam and holds 17.4 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Vernon in Liverpool
Owners: Nelson & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool

PHILOMENE - 1893, ex. JASON
Official Number: 101988
Master: Captain A.V. Jones
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 3 decks
Tonnage: 1,674 tons gross, 1,209 under deck and 1,034 net
Dimensions: 247.5 feet long, 32.4 foot beam and holds 27 feet deep
Construction: 1866, A. & J. Inglis in Glasgow; vessel lengthened in 1871
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 36 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; 171 horsepower; engine by Konink Frab. in Amsterdam
Owners: R.P. Narik
Port of registry: London

PHOEBE - 1844
Master: Captain J. Pearson
Rigging: Brig; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 156 tons using old measurements and 148 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1807 in Thorn; new keel & some repairs in 1838
Owners: Holberry
Port of registry: Stockton
Port of survey: Whitby
Voyage: collier

PHOEBE DUNBAR - 1864
Master: Captain J. Richardson
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 630 tons using old measurements and 704 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 131.2 feet long, 32 foot beam and holds 21 feet deep
Construction: 1850 in Sunderland
Owners: G. Crouch
Port of registry: Bristol
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for India                    BURNT

PHOENICIA - 1902,  ex. GLENLOIG
Code letters:  MPRD              Official Number:  99230
Master:  Captain A.W.H. Lillie, appointed to the ship in 1899.
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck, partly steel & partly iron; 2 tiers of beams;
                web frames; partial iron awning deck; 5 cemented bulkheads; cellular double
                bottom 250 feet long, 551 tons.
Tonnage:  3,100 tons gross, 2,347 under deck and 2,018 net.
Dimensions:  322 feet long, 41.5 foot beam and holds 20.6 feet deep; Poop 29 feet long;
                      Quarter Deck 110 feet; partial awning deck 183 feet; bar keel 10 inches.
Construction:  1892,  Ropner & Son in Stockton.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23 1/2, 39 & 64 in. diameter
                    respectively; stroke 42 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 270 nominal horsepower;
                    2 single ended boilers, 6 corrugated furnaces, grate surface 118 sq. ft.; heating
                    surface 4,127 sq. ft.; new double ended boilers in 1899; engine by
                    Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton.
Owners:  International Line Steam Ships Co. Ltd. (C. Marwood, manager)
Port of registry:  Whitby

PHOENIX - 1764
Master:  Captain J. Richardson
Rigging:  Class 1d; single deck with beams
Crew:  6 members
Tonnage:  80 tons
Construction: 1752 in Liverpool
Owners:  W. Richardson
Port of survey:  Limerick

PHOENIX - 1790
Rigging:  Sloop; 2 decks; sheathed
Tonnage:  150 tons
Construction:  1782 in Newbury
Owners:  Captain; American property
Draught under load:  13 feet
Port of survey:  Dublin
Voyage:  sailed for Boston

PHRA NANG - 1890
Code letters: LVFN                    Official Number: 97675
Master: Captain W.H. Watton
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks
Tonnage: 1,803 tons gross, 1,472 under deck and 1,021 net
Dimensions: 270.4 feet long, 37 foot beam and holds 21.8 feet deep; Poop 10 feet;
                    Bridge 20 feet; Forecastle 42 feet
Construction:  1890, Fairfield Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22, 36 & 57 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 250 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:   Scottish Oriental Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Ferguson, Davidson & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

PIETER DE CONNICK - 1887
Code letters:  GMBQ
Rigging:  iron single screw, 3 masts Schooner; 2 iron decks & partly iron awning deck;
                4 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads; double bottom, aft 92 feet long and under
                engine & boilers 62 feet, 330 tons; Midship Deep Tank 34 feet, 430 tons.
Tonnage:  3,310 tons gross, 2,441 under deck and 2,163 net.
Dimensions:  340.3 feet long, 40.8 foot beam and holds 25 feet deep.
Construction:  1881,  A. Stephen & Sons in Glasgow.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 44 & 80 in. diamter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 320 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  T.C. Engels & Co.
Port of registry:  Antwerp

PIKEPOOL - 1939
Code letters: GQSN                    Code letters: 127453
Rigging: steel screw steamer; 1 deck; water ballast
Tonnage: 3,683 tons gross, 3,397 under deck and 2,271 net
Dimensions: 346.5 feet long, 51 foot beam and holds 23.3 feet deep; Poop 23 feet;
                    Bridge 99 feet; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction: 1909, Ropner & Sons Ltd. in Stockton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinder sof 25, 41 & 67 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; 301 nominal horsepower; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Poole Shipping Co. Ltd. (Sir R. Ropner & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: West Hartlepool

PILSUDSKI - 1939
Code letters: SPED
Rigging: steel twin screws motor passenger liner; 2 decks; 3rd deck forward & in No. 3 hold;
              9 cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder, gyro-compass & refrigerating machinery;
              cellular bouble bottom 384 feet, 1,142 tons; Deep Tank aft 207 tons; Forward Peak Tank
              130 tons; Aft Peak Tank 182 tons
Tonnage: 14,294 tons gross, 8,344 under deck and 8,168 net
Dimensions: 498.8 feet long, 70.8 foot beam and holds 32.4 feet deep;
                    Bridge & Forecastle 485 feet; Upper Bridge 280 feet
Construction: 1935, Cantieri Riunite Dell Adriatico in Monfalcone
Propulsion: twin 2-strokes, single acting , oil engines with 18 cylinders of 28 3/8 inches diameter
                   each; stroke 49 3/16 inches; 2,516 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Gdynia-America Shipping Lines Ltd.
Port of registry: Gdynia

PINEGROVE - 1915, ex. THORNLEY
Code letters: PKQW                    Official Number: 104465
Master: Captain J.T. Muir
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & partial Awning Deck; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom, aft 52 feet, under engine & boilers 72 feet, forward 144 feet, 630 tons;

Tonnage: 2,847 tons gross, 2,193 under deck and 1,827 net
Dimensions: 312.2 feet long, 41 foot beam and holds 20.4 feet deep; Raised Forward Deck 96 feet;
                    Forecastle 30 feet; partial Awning Deck 186 feet
Construction: 1896, C.S. Swan & Hunter Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 38 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 39 inches; 252 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 plain furnaces;
                   grate surface 98 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,080 sq. ft.; engine by North East Marine
                   Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: Alexander & Mair
Port of registry: Glasgow

PIONEER - 1878
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner
Tonnage:  212 tons gross, 182 under deck and 126 net
Dimensions:  138.4 feet long, 18.2 foot beam and holds 10 feet deep; Break 3 tons
Construction:  1866 in West Hartlepool
Propulsion:  steam engine with 1 cylinder of 22 inches diameter; stroke 20 inches; 40 horsepower
Owners:  A. Scott
Port of registry:  Swansea

PIZARRO - 1939
Code letters: KNGS                    Official Number: 146688
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 4 bulkheads; fitted with electric light
              & wireless; machinery aft; cellular double bottom 188 feet, 355 sq. ft.; Forward Peak Tank 60 feet;
              Aft Peak Tank 35 feet
Tonnage: 1,367 tons gross, 1,097 under deck and 637 net
Dimensions: 241.1 feet long, 38.2 foot beam and holds 15.7 feet deep
Construction: 1923, W. Beardmore & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: 4-stroke, single acting oil engines with 6 cylinders of 24 7/16 inches diameter each;
                  stroke 38 3/8 inches; 347 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: MacAndrews & Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

PLANET - 1870
Master: Captain C. Perkins
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1870; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 667 tons
Dimensions: 150 feet long, 30 foot beam and holds 20 feet deep
Construction: 1857 in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1867
Owners: Mackay & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

PLANTER - 1774
Master:  Captain D. Bowers
Rigging:  Snow; 2 decks; sheathed in 1774
Tonnage:  140 tons
Construction:  1765 in Leith
Owners:  Samuel Gist
Draught under load:  12 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Virginia

PLANTER - 1832

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Stewart
Rigging:  Barque; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1829
Tonnage:  367 tons
Construction:  1822 in Lynn
Owners:  Bottomly
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Madras

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Steward
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1829
Tonnage:  367 tons
Construction:  Lynn
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Madras

PLANTER - 1839
Master:  Captain Morrison
Rigging:  Schooner; sheathed in copper in 1839
Tonnage:  130 tons
Construction:  1825 in Anstruther; major repairs in 1837; some repairs in 1839
Owners:  J.M. Baird
Port of registry:  Leith
Port of survey:  Leith
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

PLEIADES - 1866-1884
Official Number: 53050
Master: Captain D. Rees
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1873 & 1879;
               partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 149 tons
Dimensions: 97.1 feet long, 21.7 foot beam and holds 12.5 feet deep
Construction: 1866, Jones in Aberayron
Owners: D. Rees & Co. (1866-79); J.N. Evans & Co. (1880-84)
Port of registry: Aberayron (1866-72); Aberystwyth (1873-84)
Port of survey: Cardiff (1866)
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterannean Sea (1866)

PLEIADES - 1873
Code letters:  MFKP                Official Number:  63509
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,020 tons gross, 935 under deck and 997 net
Dimensions:  209.6 feet long, 33.1 foot beam and holds 20.6 feet deep
Construction:  1869, A. McMillan & Son in Dumbarton
Owners:  Shaw, Savill & Albion Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Southampton
 
PLUTUS - 1897-1899
Code letters:  HBGQ
Master:  Captain H. Christiansen
Rigging:  wood, 3 masts, Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams
Tonnage:  388 tons gross, 362 under deck and 370 net
Dimensions:  110.7 feet long, 27.1 foot beam and holds 18.2 feet deep; House on deck 26 tons
Construction:  1849 on Prince Edward Island
Owners:  Thomas Christiansen (1897-98); Acties. Plutus (H. Christiansen, manager) (1898-99)
Port of registry:  Fredrikstad (1897-98); Sarpsborg (1898-99)         To be dismantled 1899

PLYMOUTH - 1869
Master:  Captain R. Ryder
Rigging:  Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  111 tons
Dimensions:  95.3 feet long, 20.5 foot beam and holds 10.3 feet deep
Construction:  1863, Banks in Plymouth
Owners:  South Devon Shipping Co.
Port of registry:  Plymouth
Port of survey:  Plymouth
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade
 

 

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