Register of Ships - Q

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

Example HR
 

QUARTETTE - 1952, ex. JAMES SWAN-1951
Code letters: WRKX                    Official Number: 246279
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; fitted with direction finder, echo sounding device
              and gyro-compass
Tonnage: 7,198 tons gross and 4,364 tons net
Dimensions: 422.8 feet long, 57 foot beam and holds 34.8 feet deep
Construction: 1944, Southeastern Ship Building Corp. in Savannah, GA
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24 1/2, 37 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; engine by Joshua Hendy Iron Works in Sunnyvale, CA
Owners: Standard Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Wilmington, DE

QUEBEC - 1778
Master:  Captain C. Parson
Rigging:  Ship
Tonnage:  240 tons
Construction:  1774 in Philadelphia
Owners:  R. Hunter
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

QUEBEC - 1875-1877,  ex. HELLESPONT ,  ex. CITY OF DUBLIN
Code letters:  VWHQ              Official Number:  48807
Master:  Captain W. Bennett
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque; 3 decks & partial Shade Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  2,621 tons gross, 1,991 under deck and 1,732 net
Dimensions:  318 feet long, 36.3 foot beam and holds 29.5 feet deep; Poop 80 tons; Forecastle 24 tons
Construction:  1864, Smith & Rodger in Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 46 & 78 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 55 p.s.i.; 300 horsepower; new engine & boilers in 1873;
                    engine by Laird Bros. in Birkenhead
Owners:  Mississippi & Dominion Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

QUEBEC PACKET - 1835
Master: a) Captain Anderson; b) Captain W. Stephen
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in copper in 1831
Tonnage: 196 tons
Construction: 1822 in Aberdeen
Owners: Catto & Son
Port of registry: Aberdeen
Port of survey: Aberdeen
Voyage: sailed for Québec

QUEEN - 1858
Master:  Captain Giles
Rigging:  Schooner; sheathed in zinc in 1855; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  92 tons using old measurements and 77 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1850 in Newport
Owners:  Runnells
Port of registry:  Penzance
Port of survey:  Penzance
Voyage:  sailed for Madeira

QUEEN - 1899,  ex. QUEEN OF THE PACIFIC
Code letters:  JVWG                    Official Number:  20587
Master:  Captain Debney, appointed to the vessel in 1897
Rigging:  iron single screw Brigantine; 2 decks & Awning Deck; fitted with electric light; water ballast
Tonnage:  2,728 tons gross and 1,672 tons net
Dimensions:  331.2 feet long, 38.5 foot beam and holds 12.5 feet deep
Construction:  1882, W. Cramp & Sons in Philadelphia
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 43 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; 319 nominal horsepower; new engine & boilers in 1897;
                    engine by Union Iron Works in San Francisco
Owners:  Pacific Coast Steam Ships Co.
Port of registry:  San Francisco

QUEEN BEE - 1858
Master: Captain W. Ewart
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857
Tonnage: 310 tons using old measurements and 337 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1852 in Sunderland
Owners: J. Martin
Port of registry: Dumfries
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Santa Martha

QUEEN OF ENGLAND - 1875
Code letters:  TFGS                    Official Number:  41578
Master:  a) Captain M. Lawson; b) Captain H.A. Hansen
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1871
Tonnage:  1,292 tons gross, 1,078 under deck and 1,162 net
Dimensions:  194.4 feet long, 36.6 foot beam and holds 22.5 feet deep;
                     Poop 86 tons; Forecastle 14 tons
Construction:  1858, Dinning in Québec; major repairs in 1871; repairs to damages in 1875
Owners:  G.D. Dale
Port of registry:  North Shields

QUEEN OF MERSEY - 1861
Master: Captain Aitken
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1861; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,227 tons
Construction: 1860, McDonald in New Brunswick
Owners: Fernie Bros.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia

QUEEN OF MISTLEY - 1885
Code letters:  WFGJ                   Official Number:  67253
Rigging:  wood Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts; salted
Tonnage:  198 tons gross, 198 under deck and 186 net
Dimensions:  110.3 feet long, 25.2 foot beam and holds 12.3 feet deep
Construction:  1872, Vaux in Harwich
Owners:  J. Mann & Co.
Port of registry:  Harwich

QUEEN OF SCOTLAND - 1854-1855
Master: Captain G. Foster
Rigging: wood steamer; sheathed in felt and copper in 1850
Tonnage: 390 tons using old measurements and 435 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1827 in Aberdeen; repairs to damages in 1850
Propulsion: steam engine producing 150 horsepower
Owners: Gee & Co.
Port of registry: Hull
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for Hamburg

QUEEN OF THE EAST - 1864
Master:  Captain Ankens
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,393 tons using old measurements and 1,294 tons using new measurements
Dimensions:  195.7 feet long, 34.5 foot beam and holds 22.9 feet deep
Construction:  1853 in Saint John, N.B.; repairs to damages in 1860
Owners:  Moore & CO.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

QUEEN OF THE NORTH - 1857/1863
Master:  Captain D. Brown (1857); Captain Crombie (1863)
Rigging:  Ship; sheated in yellow metal in 1855 & 1861;  fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  858 tons using old measurements and 906 tons using new measurements.
Dimensions:  168 feet long, 33 foot beam and holds 21 feet deep; repairs to damages in 1858
Construction:  1855 in Sunderland
Owners:  Bradley & Co. (1857); Lidgett & Son (1863)
Port of registry:  Sunderland (1857); London (1863)
Port of survey:  Sunderland (1857); London (1863)
Voyage:  sailed for Aden (1857); New Zealand (1863)

QUEEN OF THE THAMES 1870
Master: Captain MacDonald
Rigging: iron steamer rigged for sail; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 2,491 tons gross and 1,653 tons net
Dimensions: 322.5 feet long, 41.1 foot beam and holds 28.9 feet deep
Construction: 1870, Napier in Glasgow
Propulsion: auxiliary steam engine; 300 horsepower
Owners: Devitt & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for Australia

QUEEN OF THE WEST - 1877/1880-87
Code letters:  WQNG               Official Number:  56856
Master:  Captain T. Dalrymple (1877); Captain Evans (1880-87)
Rigging:  iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  438 tons gross, 400 under deck and 438 net
Dimensions:  147.5 feet long, 26.6 foot beam and holds 16.5 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Deck 42 feet
Construction:  1867, Pile, Hay & Co. in Sunderland
Owners:  W. Price
Port of registry:  London
 
QUETTA - 1887
Code letters:  VMNG              Official Number:  84309
Master:  Captain Stone, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1879 and to the ship in 1886.
Rigging:  iron single screw 3 masts Schooner; 2 decks, 1 of iron & 1 partly of iron;
               6 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  3,302 tons gross, 3,219 under deck and 2.147 net.
Dimensions:  380 feet long, 40.3 foot beam and holds 29 feet deep; Forecastle 26 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 39 feet long.
Construction:  1881,  W. Denny & Bros. in Dumbarton
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 50 & 86 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; operating at 70 p.s.i.; 500 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  British India Associated Steamers Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

QUINTIN LEITCH 1832
 
(Green Book Underwriters)
Master: Captain A. Mackay
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 425 tons
Construction: in Québec; vessel 3 years old
Owners: J. Lyle
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Newry
 
QUINTIN LATCH 1832
 
(Red Book Shipowners)
Master: Captain McCoil
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1831
Tonnage: 425 tons
Construction: 1829 in Québec
Owners: Lyle
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for America
 

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