Register of Ships - Ra-Ri

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

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RACE HORSE - 1815/1818/1821/1822

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Rolff (1815); Captain P. de Garis (de Garris) (1821/1822)
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1805 & 1817
Tonnage:  182 tons
Construction: Teignmouth ("Rngmr") in 1794; repairs to damages in 1805; new top sides & major repairs in 1817
Owners: Brock & Co.
Draught under load:  13 feet.
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Guernsey

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Rolff (1815); Captain P. de Garis (1821/1822)
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1805 & 1817
Tonnage:  182 tons
Construction:  "Rngmr" in 1794; very leaky (1815); new deck and top sides & major repairs 7 years previous
Owners:  Brock & Co. (1815/1817); DeLisle & Co. (1821)
Draught under load:  12 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Guernsey

RADBURY - 1944, ex. BOR-1941, ex. IZRADA-1935, ex. POLDENNIS, ex. IZRADA
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with direction finder;
              cellular double bottom aft & under engine 129 feet, Forward 163 feet, 854 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 99 tons; Aft Peak Tank 20 tons
Tonnage: 3,614 tons gross, 3,265 under deck and 2,276 net
Dimensions: 360.2 feet long, 50.3 foot beam and holds 21.5 feet deep; Poop 26 feet;
                    Bridge 232 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1910, W. Doxford & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 346 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 129 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,755 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Ministry of War Transport (Hadley Shipping Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: none listed (British Flag)
Port of survey: Calcutta Jan. 1943

RADIUS - 1854
Master:  Captain J. Potts
Rigging:  Snow
Tonnage:  294 tons using old measurements and 293 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1850 in Sunderland
Owners:  Tiffin & Co.
Port of registry:  Sunderland
Port of survey:  Sunderland
Voyage:  sailed for Hamburg

RADNOR - 1960, ex. FORT BUFFALO-1950
Code letters: MAKR                    Official Number: 168453
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; fitted with direction finder, echo sounding device
               & gyro-compass
Tonnage: 7,133 tons gross, 4,246 tons net and 10,330 tons summer deadweight
Dimensions: 441ft. 6in. long, 57ft. 2in. beam and holds 27ft. 8in. deep
Construction: 1943, North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd. in North Vancouver, B.C.
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24 1/2, 37 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 48 inches; 220 p.s.i.; 505 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers with
                  superheaters; 9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 153 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,140 sq. ft.;
                  engine by John Inglis Co. Ltd. in Toronto, ON
Owners: North River Freighters Ltd. (Ships Finance & Management Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

RAJAH - 1839/1841
Master:  Captain C. Ferguson
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1839
Tonnage:  352 tons
Construction:  1835 in Whitby; repairs to damages in 1839
Owners:  J. Smith
Port of registry:  Leith
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney (1839); Van Diemen Land (1841)

RAJASTHAN - 1840
Master:  Captain D. Ritchie
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1839
Tonnage:  601 tons
Construction:  1837 in Bombay, using Teak
Owners:  Flemming
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for South Australia

RALLUS - 1876
Code letters:  KFGD            Official Number:  63310
Master:  Captain J. O'Brien
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,065 tons gross, 1,046 under deck and 686 net
Dimensions:  250 feet long, 28.7 foot beam and holds 21.3 feet deep
Construction:  1870, Royden in Liverpool
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 28 & 52 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 30 inches; operating at 58 p.s.i.; 120 horsepower; engine by
                    J. Jack & Co. in Liverpool
Owners:  Cork Steam Ships Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Cork
Port of survey:  Antwerp

RAMAZAN - 1913
Code letters: HDKG                    Official Number: 120878
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck & Spar Deck, partly steel, partly iron;
              6 cemented bulkheads; deep framing; cellular double bottom, aft 112 feet, under engine 28 feet,
              forward 146 feet, 723 tons; Deep Tank forward 22 feet, 458 tons; Aft Peak Tank 90 tons
Tonnage: 3,477 tons gross, 3,176 under deck and 2,211 net
Dimensions: 352.5 feet long, 47 foot beam and holds 15.7 feet deep; Poop 32 feet; Bridge Deck 114 feet;
                    Forecastle 39 feet
Construction: 1905, R. Cragg & Son Ltd. in Middlesborough
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 40 & 66 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 45 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 334 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                  6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 122 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,380 sq. ft.;
                  engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: Liverpool Shipping Co. Ltd. (H. Fernie & Sons, managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool

RAMSEY - 1873
Master:  Captain E. Hunt
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 bulkheads; cemented in 1865
Tonnage:  809 tons
Dimensions:  209.5 feet long, 32 foot beam and holds 19.2 feet deep.
Construction:  1863,  Gibson on the Isle of Man.
Owners:  Mackay & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

RANDOLPH - 1849-1851
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1849; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  664 tons
Construction:  1849 in Sunderland
Owners:  D. Dunbar
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London                                  WRECKED (1851)

RANEE - 1872, ex. COWASJEE JEHANGEER
Official Number:  50282
Master: Captain McLellan
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,264 tons
Dimensions: 217.5 feet long, 34.5 foot beam and holds 22.4 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Hart in Liverpool
Owners: Nicholson & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

RANGATIRA - 1911
Code letters:  HQKR              Official Number:  124523
Master:  Captain R.D. Lowden
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 2 steel decks & steel Shelter Deck sheathed in wood;
               8 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light, wireless & refrigerating machinery;
               cellular double bottom, aft 117 feet long, under engine & boilers 77 feet, forward 221 feet,
               1,490 tons
Tonnage:  10,118 tons gross, 6,988 under deck and 6,545 net
Dimensions:  478 feet long, 61.1 foot beam and holds 31.3 feet deep; Bridge Deck 180 feet long;
                      Forecastle 50 feet
Construction:  1910, Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 23, 38 1/2 & 66 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 205 p.s.i.; 920 nominal horsepower; 5 single ended boilers;
                    20 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 333 sq. ft.; heating surface 13,590 sq. ft.; forced
                    draught; engine the builders
Owners:  Shaw, Savill & Albion Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Southampton
Port of survey:  London

RANGER 1838-1839
Master: Captain Anderson
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in felt and copper in 1838
Tonnage: 153 tons
Construction: 1817 in Peterhead; new top sides in 1832
Owners: Hutchinson
Port of registry: Peterhead
Port of survey: Aberdeen
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea

RANGITIKI - 1875,  ex. SCIMITAR
Code letters:  VNKP            Official Number:  47395
Master:  Captain J. Fox
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,285 tons gross, 1,098 under deck and 1,225 net
Dimensions:  210 feet long, 35 foot beam and holds 22.7 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 89 tons;
                     Forecastle 25 tons
Construction:  1863, Samuelson in Hull
Owners:  New Zealand Shipping Co.
Port of registry:  London

RAPID - 1836
Master:  Captain Light
Rigging:  Brig, sheathed in copper in 1831.
Tonnage:  162 tons
Construction:  1826 in Yarmouth
Owners:  Australian Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

RAPID - 1867-1869
Master:  Captain J. Holbrook
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in zinc in 1865; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  142 tons
Dimensions:  90.7 feet long, 22.1 foot beam and holds 11.5 feet deep
Construction:  1856 in Saint John, NB
Owners:   R. Allen & Co.
Port of registry:  Wexford
Port of survey:  Cardiff
Voyage:  sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

RAVEN - 1879
Code letters:  VPNT                    Official Number:  47684
Master:  a) Captain Harrison; b)  Captain T. Watkins
Rigging:  Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1877;
               fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  344 tons
Dimensions:  121.1 feet long, 27.5 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Deck 10 tons; Forecastle 17 feet long
Construction:  1864, Robinson in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1870; some repairs in 1873
Owners:  a) R.H. Potts & Bros.; b) J. Walker
Port of registry:  Sunderland

RAVENSCRAIG - 1855
Master:  Captain J. White
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1853
Tonnage:  581 tons using old measurements and 589 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1853 in Shields
Owners:  Lockart & Co.
Port of registry:  Kirkdly
Port of survey:  Shields
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

RAVENSPOINT - 1919
Code letters:  JVMH            Official Number:  140597
Master:  Captain W.H. Lawton, appointed to the vessel in 1918
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck & steel Shelter Deck; cargo battens not fitted
                in shelter 'tween decks; 1 collision bulkhead to Shelter Deck & 3 bulkheads to Upper Deck;
                fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom 216 feet long, 399 tons;
                Forward Peak Tank 63 tons; Aft Peak Tank 18 tons
Tonnage:  2,427 tons gross, 2,319 under deck and 1,506 net
Dimensions:  265.3 feet long, 41.2 foot beam and holds 26.6 feet deep
Construction:  1918, H. & W. Grayson Ltd. in Garston
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21, 34 & 56 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 262 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 126 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,840 sq. ft.; engine by
                    Richardsons, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Middlesbrough
Owners:  Sir John Esplen, K.B.E.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool

READING - 1894-1900
Code letters: JHVF                    Official Number:  89161
Master: Captain J.M. Fishley
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
               double bottom, aft 90 feet, forward 66 feet, 236 tons
Tonnage: 2,043 tons gross, 1,872 under deck and 1,297 net
Dimensions: 286 feet long, 36.2 foot beam and holds 22.4 feet deep; Poop 28 feet;
                    Bridge 52 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1883, Palmers' Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 32 & 64 inches diameter respectively; stroke 42 inches;
                   operating at 80 p.s.i.; 243 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 plain furnaces;
                   grate surface 97 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,320 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Reading Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (J. Corry & Sons Ltd., managers)
Port of registry:  Cardiff

REBECCA - 1817-1820/1825

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain McKenzie (1817-20); Captain J. Tait (1820); Captain R. Lowrie (1825)
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1816 & 1820
Tonnage: 305 tons
Construction: in Greenock; vessel one year old (1817)
Owners: Lowrie & Co. (1817-20) Captain & Co. (1825)
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Greenock
Voyage: sailed for Québec

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain McKenzie (1817-1820); Captain Tate (1825)
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1821; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 305 tons
Construction: 1816 in Greenock
Owners: Lowrie
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Greenock
Voyage: sailed for Québec

REBECCA - 1854
Master: Captain J. Henderson
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in zinc in 1853; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 155 tons using old measurements and 128 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1846 in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1848
Owners: W. Ruthvan
Port of registry: Dundee
Port of survey: Arbroath
Voyage: sailed for Australia

REBEKAH - 1846-1852
Master: Captain D. Steven
Rigging: Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 99 tons using old measurements and 94 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1834, Perth; thorough repairs in 1845
Owners: Graham & Co.
Port of registry: Perth
Port of survey: Dundee
Voyage: sailed for Dantzig (1846-50); Baltic Sea (1851-52)

RECORD - 1874
Official Number:  59792
Master:  Captain J.T. Keat
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1871; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  294 tons
Dimensions:  120.7 feet long, 28.4 foot beam and holds 14.8 feet deep
Construction:  1870,  Yeo on Prince Edward Island
Owners:  M. Tutton
Port of register:  Swansea
Port of survey:  Bristol

RECOVERY - 1789
Master: Captain A. Hewson
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1786; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 250 tons
Construction: 1761 in Virginia; good repairs in 1783 & 1786; repairs in 1788
Owners: Calvert & Co.
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Africa

RECOVERY - 1805

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: a) Captain R. Bogg; b) Captain J. Wyllie
Rigging: Brig; single deck
Tonnage: 169 tons
Construction: in Irvine; vessel 12 years old; 6 guns
Owners: McGowan
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Greenock
Voyage: sailed for Québec

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain R. Bogg
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 147 tons
Construction: 1793 in Irvine; 6 4-pounds guns
Owners: McGowan
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Greenock
Voyage: sailed for New York

RECOVERY - 1837
Master:  Captain Johnson
Rigging:  Ship; double sheathed in 1832; sheathed in copper in 1835
Tonnage:  494 tons
Construction:  1799 in Batavia, using Teak & Oak; vessel lengthened in 1817;
                       new top sides of Pitch Pine & major repairs in 1837
Owners:  Chapman
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

RECRUIT - 1858-1862
Master:  Captain Poole (1858-60); Captain T. Lyall (1861); Captain W. Howard (1862)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857, 1860 & 1862
Tonnage:  936 tons using old measurements and 996 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1852 in New Brunswick, using Hackmatac, Birch & Pine; some repairs in 1854
Owners:  J. Ewing & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool (1858 & 1861); London (1859, 1860 & 1862)
Voyage:  sailed for India (1858-60); China (1861)

RED RIDING HOOD - 1859
Master:  Captain Rossiter
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1857
Tonnage:  709 tons
Construction:  1857 in London
Owners:  Bilbe & Co.
Port of registry:  London

REFORM - 1905
Code letters: MBPH
Master: Captain A. Sinerstöl
Rigging: iron single screw trawler; 1 deck
Tonnage: 113 tons gross, 107 under deck and 33 net
Dimensions: 90.5 feet long, 18.6 foot beam and holds 10.3 feet deep
Construction: 1896, Reiherstag Schffsw. in Hamburg
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 17 1/2 & 281/4 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 24 inches; 33 nominal horsepower; new boilers in 1886; engine by the builders
Owners: S. Thalberg
Port of registry: Aalesund

REGALIA - 1819

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:Captain Dixon
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1816
Tonnage: 370 tons
Construction: Sunderland; vessel 8 years old; some repairs in 1819
Owners:Welbank & Co.
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain F. Dixon
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1816
Tonnage: 369 tons
Construction: 1811, Sunderland; some repairs in 1817
Owners: Welbank
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

REGENT TIGER - 1939
Code letters: GNGB                    Official Number: 166521
Rigging:  steel single screw motor tanker; 1 deck; 2nd deck clear of tanks; 17 partly asphalted
               bulkheads; machinery aft; fitted with direction finder & echo sounding device;
               cellular double bottom, under engine 86 feet, 160 tons; Deep Tank forward 43 feet, 594 tons;
               Forward Peak Tank 156 tons; Aft Peak Tank 131 tons
Tonnage: 10,176 tons gross, 9,194 under deck and 6,184 net
Dimensions: 505 feet long, 68.3 foot beam and tanks 35.7 feet deep; Poop 111 feet; Bridge 38 feet;
                    Forecastle 68 feet
Construction: 1938, Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 4 cylinders of 28 9/16 inches diameter each;
                  stroke 88 9/16 inches; 1,012 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Bowring Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (C.T. Bowring & Co. Ltd.)
Port of registry: London

REGINA - 1841
Master:  Captain N. Prouse
Rigging:  Schooner; sheathed in yellow metal in 1841; partly fastened in iron bolts
Tonnage:  163 tons using old measurements and 140 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1841 in Plymouth
Owners:  Row & Co.
Port of registry:  Plymouth
Port of survey:  Plymouth
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand

REGINA - 1842-1849
Master:  Captain H. Ellis (1842); Captain W. Ellery (1843-45); Captain Lapthorn (1846-49)
Rigging:  Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  103 tons using old measurements and 91 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1840 on Prince Edward Island, using Black Birch, Hackmatac and Pine;
                       new keelson in 1844
Owners:  H. Ellis
Port of registry:  Plymouth
Port of survey:  Plymouth
Voyage:  sailed for Spain (1842); on Coastal Trade (1843-49)

REIGATE - 1879
Code letters:  VBRF                    Official Number:  45063
Master:  Captain S. Plant
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,035 tons gross, 944 under deck and 1,035 net
Dimensions:  210.6 feet long, 32.1 foot beam and holds 21.2 feet deep; Poop 65 feet; Forecastle 29 feet
Construction:  1862, Lungley in London
Owners:  J.H. Allan
Port of registry:  London

REMEMBRANCE - 1848
Master:  W. Watson
Rigging:  Snow
Tonnage:  247 tons
Construction:  1848 in Hartlepool
Owners:  W. Watson
Port of registry:  Hartlepool

REMEMBRANCE - 1871/1875
Code letters: QFTN                    Official Number: 2948
Master: Captain J. Foster (1871); Captain G. Mennel (1875)
Rigging: Brig; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 220 tons gross, 208 under deck and 220 net
Dimensions: 97.3 feet long, 24.7 foot beam and holds 14.5 feet deep
Construction: 1862, Craggs in Middlesbrough: some repairs in 1871
Owners: Foster & Co.
Port of registry: Middlesbrough
Port of survey: Whitby
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea

REMINGTON 1876
Code letters: VGHP                 Official Number: 45910
Master: Captain R. Monro
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 999 tons gross, 959 under deck and 999 net
Dimensions: 198 feet long, 34.9 foot beam and holds 21 feet deep; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction: 1863, Smith in Glasgow
Owners: C.G. Cowie, Sons & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool

REMUS - 1887
Coded letters:  LPGD              Official Number:  65319
Master:  Captain Sundholm
Rigging:  wood Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal ; fastened with copper bolts; salted.
Tonnage:  768 tons gross, 737 under deck and 691 net.
Dimensions:  168.5 feet long, 32.8 foot beam and holds 20 feet deep;
                      Raised Quarter Deck 52 feet long: Forecastle 25 feet
Construction:  1872, Wapping Dock Co. in Bristol
Owners:  R. Conaway & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey;  Newport

RENFREWSHIRE - 1887
Code latters:  NVQH              Official Number:  71723
Master:  Captain Cummins, appointed to the shipping line and to the ship in 1882.
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead.
Tonnage:  941 tons gross, 868 under deck and 898 net.
Dimensions:  202.5 feet long, 33.1 foot beam and holds 20 feet deep;
                      Raised Quarter Deck 34 feet long; Forecastle 29 feet.
Construction:  1875,  H. Murray & Co. in Port Glasgow; repairs to damages in 1878;
                        new deck and some repairs in 1883.
Owners:  T. Law & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  London

RENOWN - 1862-1865
Master: Captain W. Kewley (1862-64); Captain C. Adams (1865)
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 440 tons
Construction: 1860, Briggs in Sunderland
Owners: T. Todd
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

REO - 1948
Official Number: 152497
Rigging:  twin screws steamer
Tonnage: 117 tons gross, 88 under deck and 68 net
Dimensions: 96.3 feet long, 19 foot beam and holds 9 feet deep
Construction: 1930, J. Ernst & Son Ltd. in Mahone Bay, N.S.
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engines with 12 cylinders of 10 1/2 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 12 inches; engine by Fairbanks, Morse & Co. in Beloit, WI
Owners: North Bay Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (R.M. Smith, manager)
Port of registry: Halifax

REPULSE - 1839
Master: Captain H. Pryce
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1837
Tonnage: 1,425 tons
Construction: 1820 in London
Owners: Tomlin & Man
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Calcutta

RESOLUTE - 1884-1888
Code letters: JDKW                    Official Number: 87263
Master: Captain R. Reaveley
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 6 bulkheads;
              double bottom, aft, forward & under engine and boilers
Tonnage: 1,980 tons gross, 1,587 under deck and 1,280 net
Dimensions: 283 feet long, 37.3 foot beam and holds 20.2 feet deep; Break 87 tons;
                    Bridge Deck 146 tons; Poop 76 tons; Forecastle 45 tons
Construction: 1883, Short Bros. in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 33 & 62 inches diameter respectively; stroke 42 inches;
                   180 horsepower; engine by J. Dickinson in Sunderland
Owners: Anderson, Horan & Co.
Port of survey: Sunderland

RESOLUTION - 1888
Official Number: 89788
Master: Captain C. Smith
Rigging: steel single screw steam Schooner; 1 deck; 6 cemented bulkheads; cellular
              double bottom 212 feet, 379 tons; Aft Peak Tank 22 tons
Tonnage: 1,979 tons gross, 1,502 under deck and 1,269 net
Dimensions: 284 feet long, 38.1 foot beam and holds 18.1 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 74 feet; Poop 29 feet; Bridge Deck 126 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction: 1888, J.L. Thompson in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21, 35 & 58 inches diameter
                   respectively; stroke 36 inches; 180 horsepower; engine by T. Richardson & Sons in Hartlepool
Owners: Rowland & L. Marwood
Port of registry: Whitby

RESONO - 1914-1916
Official Number: 127856
Master: Captain B. McEwen (1914-16)
Rigging: steel single screw Ketch (fishing trawler); 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 230 tons gross, 211 under deck and 105 net
Dimensions: 117.3 feet long, 22 foot beam and holds 11.7 feet deep; Quarter Deck 59 feet
Construction: 1910, Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd. in Beverley
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 12 1/2, 22 & 35 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 24 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 63 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler;
                  2 plain furnaces; grate surface 33 sq. ft.; heating surface 960 sq. ft.;
                  engine by C.D. Holmes Co. Ltd. in Hull
Owners:G.F. Sleight
Port of registry: Grimsby

RESTIGOUCHE - 1903-08, ex. RATHLIN
Code letters: RCHW                    Official Number: 78554
Master: Captain J. Davidson (1903-08)
Rigging: iron single screw, 3 masts Schooner; 2 decks; water ballast
Tonnage: 945 tons gross, 739 under deck and 463 net
Dimensions: 229.7 feet long, 31 foot beam and holds 16.1 feet deep; Poop 66 feet; Forecastle 45 feet
Construction: 1877, Blackwood & Gordon in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 26 & 52 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 57 inches; 170 nominal horsepower; new double ended boilers in 1888;
                  engine by the builders
Owners: North American Transportation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Québec

RETRENCH - 1828

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Cooper
Rigging:  Brig; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1826
Tonnage:  313 tons
Construction:  1826 in New Brunswick
Owners:  Buchanan
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Charleston

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Cooper
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1826
Tonnage:  313 tons
Construction: in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Spruce, Pine & Hackmatac; vessel 2 years old
Owners:  Buchanan & Co.
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Greenock
Voyage:  sailed for Charleston

REVENTAZON - 1921
Code letters: KHVG                Official number:145415
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks & 2 partial decks; fitted with electric light,
              wireless and refrigerating machinery
Tonnage: 5,304 tons gross, 4,683 under deck and 3,292 net
Dimensions: 400.3 feet long, 51.3 foot beam and holds 30 feet deep; Poop 42 feet;
                    Bridge 155 feet; Forecastle 41 feet
Construction: 1921, Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27 1/2, 46 1/2 & 78 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 54 inches; 447 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Elders & Fyffes Ltd.
Port of registry: Belfast

REVOLVING LIGHT - 1899
Master:  Captain S.M. Helgesen, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1891 and to the vessel in 1893
Rigging:  wood Ship; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1896
Tonnage:  1,338 tons gross, 1,209 under deck and 1,248 net
Dimensions:  196.4 feet long, 38.3 foot beam and holds 23.9 feet deep;
                     House on deck 123 tons; Forecastle 7 tons
Construction:  1875, G.S. Turner in Harvey, N.B.
Owners:  S. Rasmussen
Port of registry:  Haugesund

REX 1893-1894
Code letters: LKPR                      Official Number: 96379
Master: Captain O. Jones
Rigging: steel single screw Brigantine; 1 deck & Awning Deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom 224 feet, 365 tons
Tonnage: 1,750 tons gross, 1,246 under deck and 1,101 net
Dimensions: 265.1 feet long, 36.6 foot beam and holds 15.9 feet deep; Poop 27 feet;
                    Quarter Deck 82 feet; Awning Deck 156 feet
Construction: 1889, Ramage & Ferguson in Leith
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21, 34 & 56 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 36 inches; 180 horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 furnaces; grate surface
                   90 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Realm Steam Ship Col. Ltd. (R. Conaway & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Livberpool

RHAETIA - 1883-87
Code letters:  RGLF
Master:  Captain Vooelgesank (1883-87)
Rigging;  steel single screw, 3 masts, Schooner;
Tonnage:  3,553 tons gross, 2,627 net.
Dimensions:  351.1 feet long, 43 foot beam and holds 29.1 feet deep.
Construction:  1883,  Reihersteig Schaff. & Masch. Fab. in Hamburg.
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 46 & 84 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 57 inches; 425 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Hamburg Amerika Line
Port of registry:  Hamburg.

RHEIN - 1886-1889
Code letters: PBJM
Master: Captain Otto (1886-89)
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks
Tonnage: 1,025 tons gross and 660 tons net
Dimensions: 219.4 feet long, 28.3 foot beam and holds 21.2 feet deep
Construction: 1882, G. Howaldt in Kiel
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 23 & 43 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 35 1/2 inches; 100 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Neue Dampfer Co.
Port of registry: Stettin

RHEIN - 1905
Code letters:  QGTP
Master:  Captain G. Rott
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 4 decks; fitted with electric light
Tonnage:  10,058 tons gross, 8,707 under deck and 6,398 net
Dimensions:  501 feet long, 58.1 foot beam and holds 36.7 feet deep; Poop 92 feet long
                      Bridge Deck 214 feet; Forecastle 80 feet.
Construction:  1899,  Blohm & Voss in Hamburg
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 23 5/8, 33 7/8, 48 & 68 7/8 inches diameter
                    each pair; stroke 51 3/16 inches; 679 nominal horsepower; engine the builders.
Owners:  Norddeutscher Lloyd
Port of registry:  Bremen

RHEUBINA - 1898
Code letters: HNTS                    Official Number: 87465
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; web frames; double bottom,
              aft 67 feet, forward 84 feet, 240 tons
Tonnage: 1,158 tons gross, 911 under deck and 737 net
Dimensions: 227 feet long, 31.3 foot beam and holds 15.7 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 85 feet;
                    Bridge Deck 52 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction: 1882, Milford Haven Ship & Engine Co. in Pennar
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 28 & 52 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 110 horsepower;
                   engine by Kincaid & Co. in Greenock
Owners: J. Cory & Sons
Port of registry: Cardiff

RHODE ISLAND - 1919
Code letters: JSQR                    Official Number: 140568
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks; fitted with electric light & wireless; water ballast
Tonnage: 5,655 tons gross, 5,292 under deck and 3,530 net
Dimensions: 420.7 feet long, 54.2 foot beam and holds 29 feet; Poop 48 feet; Bridge 129 feet;
                    Forecastle 46 feet
Construction: 1918, Napier & Miller Ltd., Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26 1/2, 44 & 73 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 51 inches; 381 nominal horsepower; engine by J. Brown & Co. Ltd., Clydebank
Owners: White Diamond Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (G. Warren & Co. Ltd.)
Port of registry: Liverpool

RHONE - 1866
Master:  Captain Hyne
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque, rigged for sail; 6 bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,387 tons gross and 943 tons net
Dimensions:  257.2 feet long, 34.6 foot beam and holds 22.5 feet deep
Construction:  1856 in Glasgow
Propulsion:  auxilliary steam engine; 200 horsepower
Owners:  Bibby & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

RHYMNEY - 1933-1934, ex. MAASDIJK, ex. SOUTHERN
Code letters: KNHM                                          Official number: 132714
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 136 feet, under engine and
              boilers 46 feet, forward 163 feet, 1,270 tons; Forward Peak Tank 115 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 238 tons
Tonnage: 4,859 tons gross, 4,464 under deck and 2,970 net
Dimensions: 388.7 feet long, 54.1 foot beam and holds 26 feet deep;
Construction: 1912, J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27 1/2, 44 1/2 & 74 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 48 inches; 455 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated furnaces;
                  grate surface 195 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,575 sq. ft.; engine by
                  J. Dickinson & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: Dowlais Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Morel Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

RHYNLAND - 1887
Code letters:  MBNV
Rigging:  iron single screw Barque; 3 decks, 2 of iron; 4 tiers of beams; 7 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  3,689 tons gross, 3,453 under deck and 2,366 net
Dimensions:  402.8 feet long, 40.2 foot beam and holds 30.6 feet deep
Construction:  1879,  Barrow Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Barrow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 52 & 90 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 600 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Société anonyme de navigation Belge-Américaine
Port of registry:  Antwerp

RICHARD & ANN - 1845-1847
Master: Captain J. Pile
Rigging: Smack; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 38 tons
Construction: 1838 in Plymouth
Owners: Hill & Son
Port of registry: Plymouth
Port of survey: Plymouth
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade

RICHMOND - 1764

1) Master :  Captain T. Richmond
Tonnage:  100 tons
Armement:  6 guns
Crew:  20 members
Construction:  1761 in Plantation
Owners:  Boats & Co.
Port of registry:  Arram
Voyage:  sailed for America

2) Master :  Captain Younghusband
Tonnage:  230 tons
Crew:  18 members
Construction:  1748
Owners:  W. Gale
Voyage:  sailed for Rotterdam

RICHMOND - 1841/1850-1851
Master: Captain W. Furber (1841); Captain Greengrass (1850); Captain Daniel (1851)
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in copper in 1839 & 1848
Tonnage: 158 tons
Construction: 1824 in Poole; thorough repairs in 1839; partial new keelson in 1846; some repairs in 1851
Owners: J. Brown
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Algoa Bay

RIMFAKSE LERO - 1922
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; fitted with wireless; water ballast
Tonnage: 1,334 tons gross, 1,170 under deck and 746 net
Dimensions: 235.5 feet long, 37.7 foot beam and holds 16.5 feet deep; Poop 17 feet;
                    Bridge 63 feet; Forecastle 25 feet
Construction: 1921, Kockums M.V. Aktieb. In Malmö
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 18 1/8, 28 3/4 & 48 13/16 inches diameter
                   respectively; stroke 31 1/2 inches; 175 nominal horsepower;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: D/S A/S ringhorn (Albert Schjelderup, manager)
Port of registry: Bergen

RIO MIERA - 1939, ex. MARTINEZ RIVAS, ex, FRANS BORREMANS
Code letters: EGJR
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; machinery aft; water ballast
Tonnage: 746 tons gross, 532 under deck and 411 net
Dimensions: 179.7 feet long, 28.8 foot beam and holds 12.2 feet deep; Quarter Deck 106 feet;
                    Bridge 11 feet; Forecastle 24 feet
Construction: 1920, T. van Duijvendijk in Lekkerkerk
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 15, 25 & 40 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 24 inches; 78 nominal horsepower; engine by Mchfbk. Bolnes in Bolnes
Owners: Naviera Montañesa S.A. (Fernando M. Pereda, manager)
Port of registry: Santander

RITA GARCIA - 1939, ex. ELLASTON
Code letters: EALA
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 6 partial cemented bulkheads;
              cellular double bottom 294 feet, 969 tons; Forward Peak Tank 158 tons; Aft Peak Tank 175 tons
Tonnage: 3,708 tons gross, 3,588 under deck and 2,280 net
Dimensions: 347.2 feet long, 50 foot beam and holds 24 feet deep; Forecastle 31 feet
Construction: 1922, R. Thompson & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 42 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 340 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                   6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 130 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,302 sq. ft.;
                   North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: F. Garcia
Port of registry: Santander
 

RIVER AFTON - 1941
Code letters:  GYNJ              Official Number:  164063
Rigging:  single screw steamer; 1 deck & shelter deck; 8 asphalted bulkheads;
                longitudinal framing at upper deck; machinery aft; fitted with Direction
               Finder & Echo Sounding Device; cellular double bottom 374 feet long
               1,608 tons; topside tanks 214 feet, 672 tons; Midship Deep Tank
               23 feet, 1,014 tons; Forward Peak Tank 400 tons; Aft Peak Tank 175 tons.
Tonnage:  5,479 tons gross, 4,940 under deck and 3,339 net.
Dimensions:  433.2 feet long, 58.2 foot beam and holds 25.6 feet deep;
                      Forecastle 37 feet long.
Construction:  1935,  Lithgows Ltd. in Port Glasgow.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 1/2, 36 & 65 inches
                    diameter respectively; stroke 48 inches; operating at 220 p.s.i.;
                    415 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated
                    furnaces; grate surface 103 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,720 sq. ft.;
                    engine by Rankin & Blackmore Ltd. in Greenock.
Owners:  Ayrshire Navigation Co. Ltd. (Mungo Campbell & Co. Ltd. managers)
Port of registry:  Glasgow

RIVER INDUS - 1870
Master: Captain G. Shearer
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,045 tons
Dimensions: 214.1 feet long, 34.8 foot beam and holds 21.2 feet deep
Construction: 1868, Dobie in Glasgow
Owners: Hargrove & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Ceylon

RIVERTON - 1945
Code letters:  BFRC              Official Number: 169170
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 7 cemented bulkheads; cruiser stern; cellular double
                bottom 299 feet long, 1,253 tons; tanks in machinery space 265 tons, forward 272 tons;
                Forward Peak Tank 66 tons; Aft Peak Tank 277 tons
Tonnage:  7,345 tons gross, 6,824 under deck and 4,878 net
Dimensions:  420 feet long, 58 foot beam and holds 35.3 feet deep
Construction:  1943, Burntisland Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Burntisland
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23 1/2, 40 3/4 & 70 1/2 inches diameter
                    respectively; stroke 48 inches; operating at 220 p.s.i.; 512 machine number; 3 single ended
                    boilers, 9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 165 sq. ft.; heating surface 7,248 sq. ft.; forced
                    draught; engine by D. Rowan & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners: Carlton Steam Ships Co. Ltd & Cambay Steam Ships Co. Ltd. (R. Chapman & Son)
Port of registry:  Newcastle

RIVIERE - 1847
Master:  Captain J. Reid
Rigging:  Brig
Tonnage:  135 tons
Construction:  1829 in St. Ives; vessel lengthened in 1830; some repairs in 1844 & 1846
Owners:  Sandys & Co.
Port of register:  St. Ives
Port of survey:  Penzance
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade
 

 

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