Register of Ships - Po-Py
 
 

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

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POLDOWN - 1917, ex. PELLWORM, ex. HAUK
Code letters: JQPD                    Official Number: 139612
Master: Captain J.K. Watson
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric
              light; cellular double bottom, aft 56 feet, forward 92 feet, 259 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 46 tons; Aft Peak Tank 7 tons
Tonnage: 1,370 tons gross, 1,320 under deck and 849 net
Dimensions: 229.7 feet long, 35 foot beam and holds 21.8 feet deep
Construction: 1904, Fevigs Jernskibsbyg in Fevig
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 17, 29 & 48 inches diamete respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 142 nominal horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 3 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 60 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,169 sq. ft.; engine by Richardsons,
                   Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Middlesborough
Owners: The Shipping Controller (L. Lough & Co., managers)
Port of registry: London        SUNK BY MINE Oct. 9, 1917

POLINA - 1887
Code letters: JSMQ                    Official Number: 62598
Master: Captain J. Guy
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 bulkheads; double bottom forward
Tonnage: 807 tons gross, 620 under deck and 524 net
Dimensions: 198.7 feet long, 27.3 foot beam and holds 15.5 feet deep; Poop 161 tons; Forecastle 26 tons
Construction: 1870, W. Pile & Co. in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 28 & 48 inches diameter respectively; stroke 31 inches;
                   98 horsepower; engine by Clark, Watson & Co. in Gateshead
Owners: J.G. Ross & Co.
Port of registry: Québec

POLLUX - 1881
Code letters:  PQKF
Master:  Captain Mallinckroots, appointed to the shipping line in 1877 and to the ship in 1880.
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig; 1 deck & spar deck.
Tonnage:  1,523 tons gross and 1,064 net.
Dimensions:  258.6 feet long, 33.5 foot beam and holds 26.6 feet deep.
Construction:  1870,  A. & J. Inglis in Glasgow.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 37 & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; 180 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Koninklyke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappy
Port of registry:  Amsterdam

POLLY - 1764
Master:  Captain John Porter
Crew: 12 crew members
Rigging: sailing ship; 2 decks
Tonnage:  150 tons
Construction:  New England
Owners:  J. Crawford
Port of survey:  Cowes
Voyage:  sailed for Philadelphia

POLLY - 1802-1805

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain T. Darby
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1800
Tonnage: 281 tons
Construction: in Whitby; vessel 42 years old; vessel rebuilt in 1798
Owners: Darby & Co.
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Jamaica

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain J. Darby
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1800
Tonnage: 284 tons
Construction: 1762 in Whitby; vessel rebuilt in 1798
Owners: E. Darby
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Trinidade

POLLY - 1841
Master:  Captain J. Brook
Rigging:  Snow; sheathed in 1842
Tonnage:  281 tons
Construction:  1814 in Sunderland; partial new deck & top sides and some repairs in 1840 & 1842
Owners:  Wheatley
Port of registry:  North Shields
Port of survey:  Shields
Voyage:  sailed for America

POLMAISE - 1858
Master:  Captain J. Smith
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt & yellow metal in 1857;  fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  878 tons using old measurements and 887 tons using new measurements.
Construction:  1853 in Dundee; repairs to damages in 1854.
Owners:  Campbell
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for India

POLYCARP - 1947
Code letters: GRJZ                    Official Number: 140569
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 6 bulkheads, partly cemented & partly asphalted;
               cellular double bottom 288 feet, 720 tons; Forward Peak Tank 60 tons; Aft Peak Tank 25 tons
Tonnage: 3,577 tons gross, 3,235 under deck and 2,249 net
Dimensions: 340.7 feet long, 46.8 foot beam and holds 25.6 feet deep; Poop 42 feet; Bridge 88 feet;
                    Forecastle 41 feet
Construction: 1918, Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 1/2, 39 & 67 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 45 inches; operating at 215 p.s.i.; 403 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers;
                  9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 188 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,759 sq. ft.;
                  engine by the builders
Owners: Booth Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

POLYNESIA - 1888-1889
Master: Captain Kuhn (1888); Captain Franck (1889)
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 4 bulkheads
Tonnage: 2,196 tons gross and 1,675 tons net
Dimensions: 298.7 feet long, 36 foot beam and holds 23.2 foot beam; Poop 44 feet;
                    Bridge 83 feet; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction: 1881, C. Mitchell & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: steem engine with 2 cylinders of 35 & 68 inches diameter respectively; stroke 45 inches;
                   270 nominal horsepower; engine by Wallsend Slipway Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: Hamburg-Amerik Packetfahrt A.G.
Port of registry: Hamburg

POMERANIAN – 1916, ex. GRECIAN MONARCH
Code letters: WMRG                 Official Number: 85193
Master: Captain J.T. Gambell
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks & Awning Deck; 4 tiers of beams;
              fitted with refrigerating machinery & wireless
Tonnage: 4,241 tons gross, 3,127 under deck and 2,694 net
Dimensions: 381 feet long, 43.8 foot beam and holds 33.1 feet deep
Construction: 1882, Earle’s Co. Ltd, in Hull
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26 ½, 42 & 66 ½ inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 51 inches; 316 nominal horsepower; new engine & boilers in 1901; engine by
                  Denny & Co. in Dumbarton
Owners: Allan Line Steam Ships Co. Ltd. (Canadian Pacific Ocean Service Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

POMONA - 1871
Official Number:  56174
Master:  Captain J. Bruce
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,196 tons
Dimensions:  222.9 feet long, 34.2 foot beam and holds 22.8 feet deep
Construction:  1867, Steele in Greenock
Owners:  J. & A. Allan
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for North America

POONAH - 1889
Code letters:  VFRJ                   Official Number:  45786
Rigging:  iron single screw Barquentine
Tonnage:  3,130 tons gross, 2,898 under deck and 1,770 net
Dimensions:  413.9 feet long, 41.6 foot beam and holds 27.4 feet deep; Forecastle 68 feet
Construction:  1862, Thames Iron Works & Ship Building Co. in London; vessel lengthened in 1875
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 56 & 97 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; 550 horsepower; engine by R. & W. Hawthorn in Newcastle
Owners:  P & O Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  Sunderland

PORT HARDY - 1939
Code letters: KNMJ                    Official Number: 146697
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 2 decks & Shelter Deck; 6 bulkheads; cruiser stern;
              fitted with electric light, refrigerating machinery, wireless & direction finder; cellular double
              bottom 399 feet, 1,375 tons; Aft Peak Tank 92 tons
Tonnage: 8,653 tons gross, 7,776 under deck and 5,396 net
Dimensions: 481.2 feet long, 62.3 foot beam and holds 33 feet deep; Forecastle 55 feet
Construction: 1923, Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 22 1/2, 38 & 63 1/2 inches diameter each pair;
                  stroke 48 inches; 2 low pressure turbines with double reduction gearing & hydraulic coupling;
                  operating at 200 p.s.i.; 1,038 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers; 16 corrugated
                  furnaces; grate surface 316 sq. ft.; heating surface 12,820 sq. ft.; engine by thebuilders
Owners: Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd.
Port of registry:  London

PORTIA - 1885-1891
Code letters: JPLN                    Official Number:  91149
Master: Captain Dawson (1885-88); Captain F. Ash (1889-91)
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
             double bottom under engine & boilers 44 feet, 90 tons
Tonnage: 1,156 tons gross, 744 under deck and 732 net
Dimensions: 220.5 feet long, 31.2 foot beam and holds 16 feet deep
Construction: 1884, Wigham Richardson & Co. in Newcasstle; repairs to damages in 1885
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 30 & 56 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 180 horsepower; engine by builders
Owners: C.T. Bowring & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool

PORTLAND - 1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Ascough
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1826; copper repaired in 1831
Tonnage:  385 tons
Construction: Bristol; vessel 12 years old; some repairs in 1826
Owners:  Ascough
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Ascough
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper and felt in 1830
Tonnage:  385 tons
Construction:  1822 in Bristol; some repairs in 1831
Owners:  Ascough
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  Leith
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

PORTLAND - 1847
Master:  Captain Stalker
Rigging:  Barque; sheating repaired in 1839; sheathed in felt and copper in 1843
Tonnage:  542 tons
Construction:  1834 in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Oak & Spruce;
                       new keelson & some repairs in 1843
Owners:  Calder & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool

PORTSMOUTH - 1835-1841
Master: Captain Marshall
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1835
Tonnage: 520 tons
Construction: 1834 in Portsmouth
Owners: Dyson & Co.
Port of registry: New York
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New Orleans

PORT SYDNEY - 1914-17,  ex. STAR OF ENGLAND
Code letters:  JFHL                       Official Number:  136660
Master:  Captain F.W. Ulyatt (1914-17)
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 2 steel decks & steel shelter deck sheathed in wood;
                9 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light, wireless & refrigerating machinery;
                cellular double bottom, aft 117 feet long, under engine & boilers 98 feet and forward 199 feet,
                1,645 tons; Aft Peak Tank 70 tons.
Tonnage:  9,136 tons gross, 8,338 under deck and 5,835 net.
Dimensions:  501.3 feet long, 63.3 foot beam and holds 33.6 feet deep;
                      Poop on shelter deck 57 feet long.
Construction:  1914,  Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. in Belfast.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 24, 40 1/2 & 68 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 200 p.s.i.; 979 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended and
                    1 single ended boilers; 20 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 367 sq. ft.; heating
                    surface 14,650 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners:  Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd.
Port of registry:  London

PORT VICTOR - 1920,  ex. MURITAI - 1918
Code letters:  HRCK               Official Number:  129099
Master:  Captain S. Cottoll
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 2 decks & Shelter Deck sheathed in wood; 7 cemented bulkheads;
               fitted with electric light, wireless & refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom, aft 131 tons,
               under engine & boilers 79 feet, forward 201 feet, 1,384 tons; Aft Peak Tank 46 tons
Tonnage:  7,280 tons gross, 6,875 under deck and 4,645 net
Dimensions:  470 feet long, 58.2 foot beam and holds 31.7 feet deep
Construction:  1910, Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 22, 37 & 62 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 45 inches; operating at 200 p.s.i.; 727 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers;
                    16 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 247 sq. ft.; heating surface 10,396 sq. ft.; engine
                    by the builders
Owners:  Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd.
Port of registry:  London

POSEIDON - 1926
Code letters: PQLF
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; cruiser stern; fitted with electric light
              & wireless; water ballast
Tonnage: 1,923 tons gross and 984 tons net
Dimensions: 295.8 feet long, 43.5 foot beam and holds 17.2 feet deep
Construction: 1921, Dunlop, Bremner & Co. Ltd. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22, 35 & 59 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 39 inches; 217 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij
Port of registry: Amsterdam

POTOSI – 1884
Code letters: MBTL                 Official Number: 69278
Master: Captain A. Gordon
Rigging: iron single screw steam Barque
Tonnage: 4,219 tons gross, 4,185 under deck and 2,704 net
Dimensions: 421.6 feet long, 43.3 foot beam and holds 33.5 feet deep
Construction: 1873, J.Elder & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 58 & 101 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 60 inches; 600 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Pacific Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool

POWERFUL - 1864
Master: Captain S. Nixon
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1864
Tonnage: 1,230 tons
Dimensions: 198 feet long, 36.5 foot beam and holds 22.7 feet deep
Construction: 1858, Québec
Owners: R. Cuthbert
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

PRECIOSA - 1886-1894, ex. MIKADO, ex. VIRGINIA DARE
Code letters: HLVQ (1886-91); HLWQ (1892-94)
Master: Captain S.S. Jacobsen (1886-91); Captain J.M. Andresen (1892-94)
Rigging: wood Barque; 2 decks; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1888 & 1892
Tonnage: 819 tons gross, 738 under deck and 762 net
Dimensions: 160 feet long, 33.5 foot beam and holds 20.7 feet deep;
                     Quarter Deck 61 tons; Deckhouse 19 tons
Construction: 1860 in Baltimore
Owners: A.J. Jacobsen (1886-91); H. Pettersen (1892-94)
Port of registry: Tönsberg (1886-91); Dröbak (1892-94)    FOUNDERED Aug. 1894

PREMIER - 1841-1842
Master:  Captain Browning
Rigging:  Barque, sheathed in copper in 1838
Tonnage:  294 tons using old measurements and 289 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1838 in Québec, using Oak, Elm & Black Birch
Owners:  Poots & Co.
Port of registry:  Belfast
Port of survey:  Belfast
Voyage:  sailed for Singapore

PRETORIAN - 1905
Code letters:  SMKV              Official Number:  113969
Master:  Captain E. Outram, appointed to the ship in 1905.
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 steel decks, Main Deck partly sheathed in wood; steel
                shelter deck partly sheathed in wood; 3 tiers of beams; 7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with
                electric light & refrigerating machinery; cellular double bottom, aft 135 feet long, under engine
                and boilers 81 feet, forward 163 feet, 1,117 tons; Deep Tank aft 29 feet, 868 tons;
               Aft Peak Tank 31 tons.
Tonnage:  6,436 tons gross, 5,475 under deck and 4,073 net.
Dimensions:  436.9 feet long, 53.1 foot beam and holds 29.7 feet deep;
                      Bridge on shelter deck 144 feet long.
Construction:  1901,  Furness, Withy & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 32, 53 & 88 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 800 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers;
                    12 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 274 sq. ft.; heatin surface 11,896 sq. ft.; forced
                    draught; engine by Richardson, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Middlesbrough
Owners:  Allan Line Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

PRIDE OF WALES - 1869
Master: Captain T. Power
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1869; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 885 tons
Dimensions: 194.7 feet long, 33 foot beam and holds 19.9 feet deep
Construction: 1865, Labbée in Québec; repairs to damages in 1866
Owners: Hill & Son
Port of registry: Cardiff
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for South America

PRIDE OF WALES - 1887
Code letters:  JQPN               Official Number:  62840
Master:  Captain Griffiths
Rigging:  wood Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1884; partly fastened with galvanized iron bolts
Tonnage:  299 tons gross, 283 under deck and 288 net
Dimensions:  129.3 feet long, 26.5 foot beam and holds 14.6 feet deep; Poop 30 feet
Construction:  1869, Jones in Portmadoc
Owners:  D. Morris
Port of registry:  Portmadoc

PRIMA DONNA - 1843
Master: Captain Kell
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in copper in 1839
Tonnage: 208 tons using old measurements and 222 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1839 in London
Owners: Grohte
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: saileld for China

PRIMO LIVORNO - 1899-1900,  ex. ELBA,  ex. GLEADOWE
Master: Captain E. Mengozzi (1899); Captain Cignoni (1900)
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom 146 feet
Tonnage: 2,120 tons gross, 1,979 under deck, 1,374 net
Dimensions: 285 feet long, 37.2 foot beam and holds 24.4 feet deep;
                  Poop 30 feet; Forecastle 35 feet
Construction: 1879, Palmers' Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 24 & 63 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 253 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   6 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 70 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,537 sq. ft.; new double ended
                   boilers in 1889; engine by the builders
Owners: Fratelli Egisto & Luigi Cignoni
Port of registry: Leghorn

PRIMROSE - 1847
Master: Captain C. Irvine
Rigging: Ship
Tonnage: 477 tons
Construction: 1841 in New Brunswick; some repairs in 1847
Owners: Harvey & Co.
Port of registry: Limerick
Port of survey: Limerick
Voyage: sailed for Québec

PRINCE ALFRED - 1853-1860
Master: Captain P. Smith (1853-54); Captain W. Bauman (1855-58); Captain Treatt (1859-60)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852; in felt and yellow metal in 1856;
              fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 825 tons using old measurements and 931 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1852 in Sunderland
Owners: Pope, Bros & Co. (1853-54); Thornton & Wests (1855-60)
Port of registry: Plymouth (1853-54); London (1855-60)
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia (1853-55)

PRINCE AMADEO - 1887
Code letters:  SQTD              Official Number:  72205
Master:  Captain D.H. Norton, appointed to the ship in 1887.
Rigging:  wood Ship.
Tonnage:  1,631 tons gross, 1,488, under deck and 1,581 net.
Dimensions: 224.5 feet long, 39.9 foot beam and holds 24 feet deep.
Construction:  1875,  J.K. Dunlop in Saint John, N.B.
Owners:  Moran, Galloway and Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

PRINCE ARTHUR - 1851-1853
Master:  Captain W. Jolly
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1850; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  438 tons using old measurements and 468 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1850 on Prince Edward Island, using Birch, Hackmatac, Spruce & Pine
Owners:  Black Bros.
Port of registry:  Halifax, N.S.
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Halifax, N.S.

PRINCE EDWARD - 1821

(Red Book - Shipowners only)
Master:  Captain Perham
Rigging:  Snow; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  171 tons
Construction:  1812 on Prince Edward Island using Black Birch, Oak & Pine;
                        repairs to damages in 1817
Owners:  Rowe
Port of survey:  Plymouth
Voyage:  sailed for Prince Edward Island

PRINCE OF WALES - 1764
Master: Captain James Egar; 10 crew members
Tonnage: 150 tons
Construction: 1761 in New England
Owners: Bales & Co.
Port of survey: Cowes
Voyage: sailed for Holland

PRINCE OF WALES - 1813

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  a) Captain J. Turner; b) Captain Hanwell
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage:  342 tons
Construction:  River; vessel 21 years old; repairs in 1806; 18 9-pounds guns
Owners:  Hudson's Bay Company
Draught under load:  14 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Hudson's Bay

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  a) Captain J. Turner; b) Captain Hanwell
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; double sheathed
Tonnage:  342 tons
Construction:  1793 in River; new tops sides & major repairs in 1806; 2 6-pounds & 16 9-pounds guns
Owners:  Hudson's Bay Company
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Hudson's Bay

PRINCE OF WALES – 1872
Master: Captain J. Piton
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1866
Tonnage: 1,470 tons using old measurements and 1,254 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 179.4 feet long, 39.7 foot beam and holds 22.9 feet deep
Construction: 1842 in London; major repairs in 1858; some repairs in 1868
Owners: C. Jewell
Port of registry: London

PRINCE REGENT - 1820

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain White
Rigging: Ship; single deck; sheathed in copper in 1819
Tonnage: 527 tons
Construction: in Shields; vessel 10 years old
Owners: R. Jones
Draught under load: 19 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Weathrall
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1819
Tonnage: 528 tons
Construction: 1811 in Shields
Owners: Jones
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

PRINCE REGENT - 1854
Master: Captan W. Jago
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage: 528 tons using old measurements and 512 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1811 in Shields; new deck & major repairs in 1847
Owners: Pope Bros.
Port of registry: Plymouth
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Port Philip

PRINCES ROYAL - 1793-1795
Master: Captain J. Horncastle
Rigging: Ship
Tonnage: 805 tons
Construction: 1786 in London
Owner: J. Royds
Voyage: sailed for St. Helena & China on April 5, 1793

PRINCESS ALBERTA - 1915-1916
Code letters:  HFKW                   Official Number:  121288
Master:  Captain D. Cowan (1915-16)
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks; fitted with electric light; water ballast
Tonnage:  1,586 tons gross, 1,066 under deck and 830 net
Dimensions:  271.3 feet long, 36.1 foot beam and holds 16.1 feet deep;
                     Poop & Bridge 178 feet; Forecastle 47 feet
Construction:  1905, Caledon Ship Building & Engine Co. Ltd. in Dundee
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 20, 32 1/2 & 52 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; 165 nominal horsepowe; engine by the builders
Owners:  M. Langlands & Sons
Port of registry:  Glasgow        Feb. 21, 1917 Stavros for Mudros, sunk after hitting a mine

PRINCESS ALEXANDRA - 1870
Code letters: VDBG                    Official Number: 45363
Master: Captain T. Rowe
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1868; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,329 tons
Dimensions: 192.6 feet long, 39.7 foot beam and holds 24.9 feet deep
Construction: 1862, McDonald in New Brunswick
Owners: Malcolm & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia

PRINCESS ALICE - 1850
Master: Captain R. Philips
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1848
Tonnage: 608 tons using old measurements and 684 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1845 in Québec; repairs to damages in 1847
Owners: Rimmer & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Charleston

PRINCESSE HENRIETTE - 1885-1890
Master: Captain Damster
Rigging: iron & steel single screw steamer
Tonnage: 1,026 tons gross, 823 under deck and 744 net
Dimensions: 228.6 feet long, 27.6 foot beam and holds 17.1 feet deep;
                   Quarter Deck 70 tons; Bridge 60 tons; Forecastle 33 tons
Construction: Société Cockerill in Hoboken
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 27 & 45 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 90 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Société Cockerill
Port of registry: Antwerp

PRINCESSE LOUISE - 1889-1891
Code letters: MBRC
Master: Captain Lauwerein
Rigging: iron & steel single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams;
Tonnage: 1,030 tons gross, 824 under deck and 773 net
Dimensions: 228.6 feet long, 27.6 foot beam and holds 17.1 foot beam;
                    Quarter Deck 69 feet; Bridge 59 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction: Société Cockerill in Hoboken
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 27 & 45 inche diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 95 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Société Cockerill
Port of registry: Antwerp

PRINCESS MATOIKA - 1919,  ex. PRINCESS ALICE,  ex. KIAUTSCHOU
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 4 decks; fitted with electric light, wireless & submarine signalling device
Tonnage:  10,981 tons gross, 8,610 under deck and 6,620 net
Dimensions:  523.5 feet long, 60.1 foot beam and holds 34.7 feet deep; Poop 110 feet; Bridge Deck 242 feet;
                     Forecastle 85 feet
Construction:  1900, A.G. "Vulkan" in Stettin
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 27 1/2, 40, 57 1/2 & 82 3/4 inches diameter
                    each pair; stroke 55 inches; 1,016 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  United States Shipping Board
Port of registry:  San Francisco

PRINCESS ROYAL - 1792

1) Master: Captain D. Young
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in 1792
Tonnage: 246 tons
Construction: 1791 in New Brunswick
Owners: Seale & Co.
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New Brunswick

2) Master: Captain J. Brown
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in 1789
Tonnage: 350 tons
Construction: 1781 in Newcastle; some repairs in 1789
Owners: H. Smith
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Smyrna; Constant trader

3) Master: Captain J. Bunnell
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper
Tonnage: 405 tons
Construction: 1790 in Liverpool
Owners: J. Dawson
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Africa; Constant trader

4) Master: Captain W. Hurry, Jr.
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage: 174 tons
Construction: 1789 in Yarmouth
Owners: T. Hurry, Jr.
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Yarmouth
Voyage: sailed for Petersburgh

5) Master: Captain J. Hawkes
Rigging: Brig; single deck
Tonnage: 101 tons
Construction: 1787 in Berwick
Owners: Hawkes Sr.
Draught under load: 10 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Nantz

6) Master: Captain C. Spurrier
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1790
Tonnage: 152 tons
Construction: 1788 in Poole
Owners: Spurrier
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Gibraltar

7) Master: Captain R. Milligan
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed
Tonnage: 142 tons
Construction: 1791 in Cork
Owners: Burke & Co.
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: Cork
Voyage: sailed for Dominica

8) Master: Captain T. Laby
Rigging: Brig; 2 decks
Tonnage: 108 tons
Construction: 1791 in Dartmouth
Owners: Captain & Co.
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: Dartmouth
Voyage: sailed for Jersey

9) Master: Captain E. Paine
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1782
Tonnage: 123 tons
Construction: 1764 in Yarmouth
Owners: Mrs. Waller
Draught under load: 10 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Rotterdam; Constant trader

10) Master: Captain Passmorre
Rigging: Brig; 2 decks; sheathed in 1785
Tonnage: 120 tons
Construction: 1768 in London
Owners: Passmorre
Draught under load: 10 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Trieste

11) Master: Captain H. Pearce
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage: 185 tons
Construction: 1787 in Neath
Owners: Eames & Co.
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for Oporto; Constant trader

12) Master: Captain W. Preston
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in 1786
Tonnage: 320 tons
Construction: 1763 in London
Owners: Morley & Co.
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Memel; Constant trader

13) Master: Captain J. Smith
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in 1789
Tonnage: 170 tons
Construction: 1786 in Wales
Owners: Captain
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Oporto

14) Master: Captain T. Tapp
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 150 tons
Construction: 1778 in Cowes
Owners: Sibbald & Co.
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Petersburgh
Voyage: sailed for Leith

15) Master: Captain Wilson
Rigging: Brig; 2 decks
Tonnage: 102 tons
Construction: 1788 in Berwick
Owners: Wilson
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Charentes

PRINCESS OF WALES - 1867
Master: Captain J. Barron
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in copper in 1864; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 353 tons
Dimensions: 143.8 feet long, 26.2 foot beam and holds 13.9 feet deep
Construction: 1862, Vaux in Harwich
Owners: J. Vaux
Port of registry: Harwich
Port of survey: Harwich
Voyage: sailed for China

PRINCESS OF WALES - 1887
Code letters:  WJGP              Official Number:  50470
Master:  Captain W. Roberts, appointed to the shipping line in 1867 and to the ship in 1873.
Rigging:  iron Schooner; 1 deck; 2 cemented bulkheads.
Tonnage:  115 tons gross, 115 under deck and 99 net.
Dimensions:  93.5 feet long, 20.3 foot beam and holds 10.3 feet deep.
Construction:  1864,  Treweek in Amlwich; repairs to damages in 1872; new deck in 1877
Owners:  R. Hughes & Sons
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Bangor

PRINCESS VICTORIA - 1864
Master:  Captain Ower
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in felt and zinc in 1862; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  256 tons
Dimensions:  88.5 feet long, 25.9 foot beam and holds 17.2 feet deep.
Construction: 1835 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1861
Owners:  P. Hick
Port of registry:  Scarborough

PRINCESS VICTORIA - 1906-1908
Code letters:  PSML                   Official Number:  102665
Master:  Captain W. Collister (1906-08)
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks, Upper Deck sheathed in wood; 5 cemented
               bulkheads; fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom, aft 61 feet, forward 40 feet, 131 tons
Tonnage:  1,286 tons gross, 899 under deck and 644 net
Dimensions:  245 feet long, 35.1 foot beam and holds 15.2 feet deep; Poop 154 feet;
                     Bridge 16 feet; Forecastle 49 feet
Construction:  1894, W.B. Thompson & Co. Ltd. in Dundee
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 5/16, 35 & 57 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 39 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 201 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 105 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,988 sq. ft.;
                    engine by the builders
Owners:  M. Langlands & Sons
Port of registry:  Glasgow

PRINCIPESSA JOLANDA - 1903-1908
Code letters:  RMBS                Official Number:  89
Master:  Captain A. Capellinni, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1888 and to the vessel in 1903
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck & steel Awning Deck; web frames; 6 cemented bulkheads;
               cellular double bottom, aft 82 feet long, under engine & boilers 40 feet, forward 110 feet, 525 tons;
                Aft Peak Tank 61 tons
Tonnage:  2,879 tons gross, 2,577 under deck and 1,751 net
Dimensions:  296.6 feet long, 42.1 foot beam and holds 18 feet deep; Bridge Deck 70 feet long;
                     Forecastle 33 feet
Construction:  1903, Cantieri Navali Riuniti in Ancona
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders fo 23 1/4, 38 1/2 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 39 inches; operating at 171 p.s.i.; 244 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 126 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,736 sq. ft.; engine by
                    the builders
Owners:  Fratelli Capellini di Genoa
Port of registry:  Genoa

PRINZ ADALBERT - 1905
Code letters:  RMSN
Master:  Captain C. Schaarschmidt, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1894 and to the vessel in 1904
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 3 decks; fitted with electric light; water ballast
Tonnage:  6,030 tons gross, 4,337 under deck and 3,797 net
Dimensions:  403.3 feet long, 49.2 foot beam and holds 27.1 feet deep;
                    Poop & Bridge Deck 278 feet long; Forecastle 64 feet
Construction:  1902, Bremer Vulkan in Vegesack
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 18 1/2, 26 3/8, 38 3/5 & 55 9/16 inches
                    diameter each pair; stroke 41 1/3 inches; 4,002 nominal horsepower; engine by
                    the builders
Owners:  Hamburg-Amerika Packet AG
Port of registry:  Hamburg

PRIORESS - 1880
Code letters: NSLK                    Official Number: 71456
Master: Captain W. Jones
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1880; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 249 tons gross, 249 under deck and 240 net
Dimensions: 118 feet long, 25.8 foot beam and holds 12.9 feet deep
Construction: 1874, Duncan on Prince Edward Island
Owners: D. Shepherd
Port of registry: Swansea

PRISCILLA - 1881
Code letters: WTCJ                    Official Number: 58213
Master: Captain J. Vickers
Rigging: Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 122 tons gross, 112 under deck and 110 net
Dimensions: 81 feet long, 22.4 foot beam and holds 10.9 feet deep
Construction: 1871, Wilson in Sunderland; new keelson in 1876
Owners: W. Vickers
Port of registry: Chester

PRODUCE - 1974,  ex, THORSAGE - 1969
Code letters: JXJI
Rigging: single screw motor tanker; 1 deck; 27 tanks, 946,000 liters capacity; fitted with direction finder,
              echo sounding device, gyro-compass, radar & radiotelephone
Tonnage: 13,358 tons gross, 7,691 tons net and 20,000 tons summer deadweight
Dimensions: 560ft. long, 72ft. beam and tanks 31ft. 2in. deep
Construction: 1960, Burmeister & Wain in Copenhagen
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 7 cylinders of 740 mm diameter each;
                   stroke 1,600 mm; 8,750 brake horsepower; engine by the builders
Service speed: 14.5 knots
Owners: D/S A/S Produce (Sverre Odland, manager)
Port of registry: Haugesund

PROSPERITY - 1801

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Toughan
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 220 tons
Construction: in Philadelphia, using Locust, Oak & Cedar; Pitch Pine sides; vessel 9 years old
Owners: Brown & Co.
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Philadelphia

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Toughan
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage: 220 tons
Construction: 1792 in Philadelphia, using Locust, Oak & Cedar; Pitch Pine sides
Owners: Brown & Co.
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Philadelphia

PROTESILAUS - 1918
Code letters:  HQGV              Official Number:  128014
Master:  Captain J.W. Read, appointed to the ship in 1918.
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 3 decks; fitted with electric light & wireless; water ballast.
Tonnage:  9,547 tons gross, 9,113 under deck and 6,118 net.
Dimensions:  484.9 feet long, 60.4 foot beam and holds 39.5 feet deep.
Construction:  1910,  Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. in Newcastle.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 23, 38 1/2 & 65 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 48 inches; 586 nominal horsepower; engine by North East Marine
                    Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners:  China Mutual Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (A. Holt & Co. managers)
Port of registry:  Liverpool.

PROVIDENCE - 1783

1)Master:  Captain S. Sharpe
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  100 tons
Construction:  1767 in Scarborough; vessel lengthened in 1777
Owners:  Sharpe & Co.
Draught under load:  10 feet
Port of survey:  Cork
Voyage:  sailed for Philadelphia

2)Master:  Captain Richards
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  80 tons
Construction:  1758 in Bristol; repaired in 1770
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  10 feet
Port of survey:  Cork
Voyage:  sailed for New York

PTOLEMY - 1865-1896        (source: Mercantile Navy List & Maritime Directory)
Official Number: 51471
Rigging: steamer
Tonnage: 758 registered tons
Construction: 1865; scrapped in 1896
Propulsion: steam engine producing 80 horsepower
Owners: Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

PUKKASTAN - 1939
Code letters: GKBL                    Official Number: 161540
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 7 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with direction finder; cellular double bottom 380 feet, 1,616 tons; Deep Tank aft 28 feet,
              1,170 tons; Forward Peak Tank 154 tons; Aft Peak Tank 332 tons
Tonnage: 5,809 tons gross, 5,293 under deck and 3,503 net
Dimensions: 440.5 feet long, 57.5 foot beam and holds 27.4 feet deep; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction: 1929, Short Bros. Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 42 3/8 & 72 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 48 inches; operating at 220 p.s.i.; 472 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers
                  with superheaters; 8 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 158 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,130 sq. ft.;
                  engine by J. Dickinson & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: Hindustan Steam Shipping Co. Ltd. (Common Bros. Ltd.)
Port of registry: Newcastle

PULASKI - 1935,  ex. ESTONIA, ex. CZAR
Rigging:  steel twin screws steamer; 3 decks, steel Upper Deck sheathed in teak & steel  2nd deck
               sheathed in wood; 7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double
               bottom aft, 104 feet long, under engine 46 feet & forward 175 feet, 824 tons; Forward Peak
               Tank 33 feet; Aft Peak Tank 22 feet.
Tonnage:  6,345 tons gross, 4,801 under deck and 3,820 net.
Dimensions:  425 feet long, 53.2 foot beam and holds 29.4 feet deep; Poop 74 feet long;
                     Bridge Deck 203 feet; Forecastle 73 feet.
Construction:  1912,  Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. in Glagow
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 21 1/2, 30 3/4, 44 & 63 in. diameter each pair;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 215 p.s.i.; 889 nominal horsepower; 6 single ended boilers;
                    18 corrugated furnaces; grate 322 sq. ft.; heating surface 12,302 sq. ft.; forced draught;
                    engine by the builders
Owners:  Polish Transatlantic Shipping Co. Ltd. (Gydnia - America Line)

PURLEY - 1913-1917
Code letters: JCLF                      Official Number: 135229
Master: Captain I.M. Welford
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom, aft 129 feet, under engine and boilers 40 feet,
              forward 165 feet, 1,488 tons; Forward Peak Tank 85 tons; Aft Peak Tank 84 tons
Tonnage: 4,500 tons gross, 4,237 under deck and 2,840 net
Dimensions: 390.1 feet long, 52.5 foot beam and holds 24.8 feet deep
Construction: 1913, Richardson, Duck & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 410 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers, 9 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 177 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,900 sq. ft.; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Mitre Shipping Co. Ltd. (Houlder, Middleton & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

PURSUIT - 1836
Master: Captain J. Proctor
Rigging: Snow; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 150 tons
Construction: 1820 in Shields
Owners: Proctor & Co.
Port of registry: Lynn
Port of survey: Lynn

PURSUIT – 1850
Master: Captain R. Johnson
Rigging: Brig; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 164 tons
Construction: 1833 in Aberdeen; some repairs in 1840 & 1845; partial new keelson & some repairs in 1850
Owners: Duthie
Port of registry: Aberdeen
Port of survey: Aberdeen
Voyage: sailed for Archangel

PYRAMUS - 1836
Master: Captain J. Weller
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and copper in 1836
Tonnage: 362 tons
Construction: 1822 in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1836
Owners: Pine & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: New South Wales

PYTHO – 1842-1845
Master: Captain J. Mills
Rigging: Snow; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 200 tons using old measurements and 191 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1840 in Sunderland
Owners: S. & P. Mills
Port of registry: Sunderland
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for Holland
 

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