Register of Ships - Ro-Ry

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

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ROB ROY - 1854-1855
Master: Captain T. Clarkson
Rigging: Schooner; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 109 tons using old measurements and 103 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1842 in Selby; repairs to damages in 1852; some repairs in 1854
Owners: Bannister
Port of registry: Hull
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea

 ROBERT - 1776

1) Master: Captain H. Henry
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 140 tons
Construction: 1759 in America
Owners:  Whitlow & Co.
Port of survey: Greenock
Voyage: sailed for Jamaica

2) ex. BROTHERS
Master: Captain Hall
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1775
Tonnage: 150 tons
Construction: 1764 in Bristol
Owners: Sl. Span
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for Dominica

ROBERT - 1777

1) Master: Captain R. Cockran
Rigging: Sloop; single deck; double sheathed in 1766
Tonnage: 60 tons
Construction: 1745 in Ipswich; major repairs in 1766
Owners: Captain
Port of survey: Rotterdam
Voyage: sailed for London

2) Master: Captain Ole Hoard
Rigging: Sloop; single deck
Tonnage: 60 tons
Construction: Norway; old
Owners: in Norway
Port of survey: Tonsberg
Voyage: sailed for Hull

ROBERT HENDERSON - 1863/1870
Master:  Captain P. Logan (1863); Captain McDonald (1870)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862 & 1869; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  552 tons
Dimensions:  158 feet long; 28.3 foot beam and holds 17.5 feet deep
Construction:  1857 in Aberdeen; new keelson in 1861; some repairs in 1867
Owners:  Henderson (1863); Albion Shipping Co. (1873)
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand

ROBERT KER - 1832

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Boyd
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1829
Tonnage:  357 tons
Construction:  Saint Andrews, N.B., using mostly fir; vessel 8 years old; repairs to damages in 1825 & 1829
Owners:  Boyd & Co.
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain J. Bond
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1829
Tonnage:  357 tons
Construction:  1824 in New Brunswick, using Black Birch & Fir; partial new keel & repairs to damages in 1829
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Charleston

ROBERT LEES - 1877
Code letters: VGKL                    Official Number: 45937
Master: Captain J. Rose
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,239 tons gross, 1,115 under deck and 1,200 net
Dimensions: 210.5 feet long, 34.8 foot beam and holds 22.8 feet deep; Poop 57 feet;
                    Forecastle 37 feet
Construction: 1863, Vernon in Liverpool
Owners: L. Yound & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool

ROBERT MACWILLIAM - 1835
Master: Captain Williamson
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in 1835
Tonnage: 299 tons
Construction: 1824 in New Brunswick
Owners: Catto & Son
Port of registy: Aberdeen
Port of survey: Aberdeen
Voyage: sailed for Québec

ROBERT MORRISON - 1861-1862/1864
Master:  Captain Spinks (1864)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1860 & 1864; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  555 tons using old measurements and 610 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1853 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1856, 1858 & 1864
Owners:  Wilson & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Hobart Town (1864)

ROBERT NICOLL - 1854-1856
Master: Captain G. Kell
Rigging: Brig; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 161 tons
Construction: 1846, Newcastle; some repairs in 1853; repairs to damages in 1854
Owners: Kell & Co.
Port of registry: Blyth
Port of survey: Blyth
Voyage: sailed for London (1854); France (1855-56)

ROBERT QUAYLE (Green Book) ROBERT QUAGH (Red Book) - 1816-1820

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain D. Browne
Rigging: Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1814
Tonnage: 356 tons
Construction: in Liverpool; vessel 3 years old (1816)
Owners: Kermode & Co.
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Lisbon (1816-17); Calcutta (1818); New South Wales (1819-20)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Brown
Rigging: Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1814;
              copper repaired in 1817
Tonnage: 356 tons
Construciton: 1814 in Liverpool
Owners: Kermode
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Lisbon (1816-17); Calcutta (1818); New South Wales (1819-20)

ROBERT SMALL – 1836-1842
Master: Captain Fulcher (1835-41); Captain Cooper (1842)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1837
Tonnage: 655 tons
Construction: 1835 in Newcastle
Owners: Smith & Co.
Port of registry: Newcastle
Port of survey: London (1839-42)
Voyage: sailed for Calcutta (1839-42)

ROBERT TAYLOR - 1812

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain W. Jackson
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage: 315 tons
Construction: in Konin; vessel 9 years old
Owners: Chapman
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Cowes
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain J. Jackson
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1806; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 330 tons
Construction: 1803 in Konin; 8 18-pound caronnade
Owners: Chapman
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed on Transportatiion

ROBERT TAYLOR - 1835/1844
Master:  Captain Wheatley (1835-1844); Captain J. Hilary (1844)
Rigging:  Snow; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  252 tons
Construction:  1831 in Sunderland
Owners:  J. Ingo (1835-1844); J. Cumming (1844)
Port of registry:  Newcastle
Port of survey:  Shields (1835); Newcastle (1844)
Voyage:  sailed for London (1835-1844);  America (1844)

ROBERT WALNE - 1816

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: a) Captain R. Page; b) Captain Hunbarst
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage: 286 tons
Construction: in Philadelphia; vessel 5 years old
Owners: in Philadelphia
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Philadelphia

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Hawkhurst
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage: 285 tons
Construction: 1811 in Philadelphia
Owners: in America
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: New York

ROBERT WATT - 1840
Master:  Captain P. Vibert
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in copper in 1836
Tonnage:  221 tons using old measurements and 205 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1830 in Quebec, using Oak & Red Pine; new deck & major repairs in 1836
Owners:  DuHamel
Port of registry:  Jersey
Port of survey:  Jersey
Voyage:  sailed for Brazils

ROBERTSON - 1832-1834

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Neill
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1832
Tonnage: 333 tons
Construction: in Greenock; vessel 1 year old (1832)
Owners: Neill & Co.
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of registry: Greenock
Port of survey: Greenock (1832-33); Glasgow (1834)
Voyage: sailed for Québec (1832-33); Montréal (1834)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Neale
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1832
Tonnage: 340 tons
Construction: 1832 in Greenock
Owners: Robertson
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of registry: Greenock
Port of survey: Greenock (1832-33); Glasgow (1834)
Voyage: sailed for Québec (1832-33); Montréal (1834)

ROBINA - 1913
Official Number :  118174
Master:  Captain P. Seaton, appointed to the vessel in 1911
Rigging:  steel single screw Ketch; classified as steam trawler in July 1907
Tonnage:  177 tons gross, 155 under deck and 34 net
Dimensions:  108.2 feet long, 21.1 foot beam and holds 11.3 feet deep;
                      Quarter Deck 57 feet long.
Construction: 1903, Scott Ltd. in Kinghorn
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 11, 18 & 32 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 22 inches; 67 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 2 plain furnaces;
                    grate surface 37 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,180 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners:  J.A. McGlashan
Port of registry:  Aberdeen
Port of survey:  Leith

ROBIN HOOD - 1880
Code letters: LJRS                      Official Number: 58795
Master: Captain Newson
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 815 tons  gross, 731 under deck and 514 net
Dimensions: 207.3 feet long, 28.5 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 75 feet; Forecastle 29 feet
Construction: 1875, Turnbull in Whitby
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 33 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 39 inches; 150 horsepower; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners: T. Turnbull & Son
Port of registry: Whitby

ROBINIA - 1913
Code letters:HQPK
Master:  Captain A. Cosulich
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; steel Spark Deck; 2 tiers of beams & deep framing;
               5 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom aft & under engine 120 feet long,
               forward 130 feet, 634 tons; Aft Peak Tank 97 tons
Tonnage:  2,485 tons gross, 2,379 under deck and 1,582 net
Dimensions:  313.8 feet long, 44 foot beam and holds 20.7 feet deep; Poop 29 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 78 feet; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction:  1900, A. Rodger & Co. in Port Glagow
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 1/2, 37 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 249 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 plain furnaces; grate surface 92 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,862 sq. ft.;
                    new double ended boilers in 1913; engine by the builders
Owners:  Societa di navigazione a Vapore Eredi Matteo Premuda
Port of registry:  Lusinpiclo

ROHILLA - 1889-1890
Code letters: TFMS                            Official Number: 81798
Master: Captain M. de Horne
Rigging: iron single screw, 3 masts, steamer; fitted with electric light
Tonnage: 3,387 tons gross, 2,987 under deck and 2,175 net
Dimensions: 386.4 feet long, 40.4 foot beam and holds 26.9 feet deep;
                    Poop 260 feet; Forecastle 48 feet
Construction: 1880, Caird & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 54 & 94 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 60 inches; 600 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: P & O Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry: Greenock

ROKEBY - 1864-1865
Master: Captain J. Gallilee
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 4 bulkheads; rigged for sails
Tonnage: 321 tons using old measurements and 218 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 160 feet long, 22 foot beam and holds 13 feet deep
Construction: 1859, Pearse in Stockton; repairs to damages in 1861
Owners: Palgrave & Murphy
Port of registry: Dublin
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea                            WRECKED - 1865

ROMAN EMPIRE - 1869
Master: Captain J. Mather
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,542 tons
Dimensions: 231.7 feet long, 38.8 foot beam and holds 23.4 feet deep
Construction: 1866, Pile in West Hartlepool
Owners: Duncan & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for India

ROMANIC - 1913,  ex. NEW ENGLAND
Code letters:  QDST               Official Number:  109441
Master:  Captain A.E. Sherwin
Rigging:  steel twin screws, 3 masts Schooner; 3 decks; fitted with electric light and
                refrigerating machinery; water ballast.
Tonnage:  11,394 tons gross, 9,110 under deck and 7,416 net.
Dimensions:  550.3 feet long, 59.3 foot beam and holds 35.9 feet deep; Poop 92 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 318 feet; Forecastle 70 feet.
Construction:  1898,  Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast.
Propulsion:  triple conversion engine with 8 cylinders, (2) of 30, (2) of 50 & (4) of 58 inches
                   diameter respectively; stroke 54 inches; 985 nominal horsepower; engine by
                   the builders
Owners:  Oceanic Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (Ismay, Imrie & Co. managers).
Port of registry:  Liverpool

ROMANOFF - 1879
Code letters:  NMDG              Official Number:  70436
Master:  Captain W. Shepherd
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,277 tons gross, 1,116 under deck and 1,226 net
Dimensions:  222.1 feet long, 36.2 foot beam and holds 21.2 feet deep; Forecastle 43 tons
Construction:  1874, Hood in Aberdeen
Owners:  A. Nicol & Co.
Port of registry:  Aberdeen

ROME - 1883
Official Number: 81820
Master: Captain G.F. Cates
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 3 decks; 4 tiers of beams; 8 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 5,013 tons gross, 4,733 under deck and 2,558 net
Dimensions: 430.1 feet long, 44.4 foot beam and holds 33.5 feet deep; Poop 40 feet;
                    Forecastle 68 feet
Construction: 1881, Caird & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion: compound engine with 4 inverted cylinders of 44 & 82 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 66 inches; operating at 90 p.s.i.; 850 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: P. & O. Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry: Greenock

ROMEO - 1887
Code letters:  VLWS              Official Number:  82494
Master:  Captain Dossor.
Rigging:  iron single screw, 3 masts Schooner; 2 deck, 1 of iron; 3 bulkheads & 2 partial bulkheads.
Tonnage:  1,840 tons gross, 1,396 under deck and 1,210 net.
Dimensions:  275 feet long, 34.6 foot beam and holds 19.9 feet deep; Poop 340 tons;
                      Forecastle 41 tons.
Construction:  1881,  Earles' Co. Ltd. in Hull.
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 38 & 76 in. diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; 350 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  T. Wilson, Sons & Co.
Port of registry:  Hull.

ROMULUS - 1887
Code letters:  HGVF              Official Number:  1174
Master:  Captain Gambril
Rigging:  wood Brig
Tonnage:  178 tons gross, 178 under deck and 164 net
Dimensions:  99.3 feet long, 22.3 foot beam and holds 13.1 feet deep
Construction:  1854 in Bridgewater
Owners:  H. Crundall
Port of registry:  Dover

RONALD - 1916-1917, ex. ESKSIDE, ex. CLAVERLEY
Code letters: MGHJ
Master: Captain K.E. Sörensen
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck & Spar Deck; web frames; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 92 feet, under engine
              & boilers 32 feet, forward 132 feet, 535 tons
Tonnage: 3,021 tons gross, 2,672 under deck and 1,835 net
Dimensions: 310.1 feet long, 40.5 foot beam and holds 17.5 feet deep; Poop 41 feet; Bridge 42 feet;
                    Forecastle 35 feet
Construction: 1894, Sir Raylton Dixon & Co. in Middlesbrough
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 36 & 57 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 42 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 238 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                  8 plain furnaces; grate surface 108 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,000 sq. ft.; new double ended
                  boilers in 1910; engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: J.T. Jarsjo & Co.
Port of registry: Christiania    15 Mar. 1917 Torpedoed 7 1/2 miles SSE of Penfret Light

RONAN - 1905
Code letters: QBLH              Official Number: 109586
Master: Captain R. Stewart
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; 4 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light;
              double bottom aft 72 feet & forward 80 feet, 331 tons; Aft Peak Tank 30 tons
Tonnage: 1,198 tons gross, 997 under deck and 506 net
Dimensions: 259 feet long, 33.9 foot beam and holds 17.6 feet deep; Poop 30 feet;
                    Bridge 66 feet; Forecastle 37 feet
Construction: 1898, Ramage & Ferguson Ltd. in Leith
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21, 33 & 54 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 42 inches; 232 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                  grate surface 130 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,027 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: G. Gibson & Co.
Port of registry: Leith

ROQUELLE - 1922
Code letters : JTMW                  Official Number : 140582
Rigging : steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light & wireless;
               cellular double bottom 300 feet, 995 tons; Aft Peak Tank 85 tons
Tonnage : 4,364 tons gross, 3,327 under deck and 2,761 net
Dimensions : 348.6 feet long, 49.9 foot beam and holds 23.6 feet deep; Poop 29 feet;
                     Bridge  213 feet; Forecastle 37 feet
Construction : 1918, Campbeltown Ship Building Co. Ltd.  in Campbeltown
Propulsion : triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 40 & 65 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 45 inches; 327 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated furnaces;
                    grate surface 160 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,313 sq. ft.; engine by J.G. Kincaid Co. Ltd.
                    in Greenock
Owners : Imperial Direct Line Ltd. (Elder, Dempster & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry : Liverpool

RORY O’MORE – 1846-1850
Master: Captain McMasters (1846-47); Captain McNabb (1848-50)
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1842; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1848
Tonnage: 276 using old measurements and 295 using new measurements
Construction: 1842 Kirkcudbright; repairs to damages in 1847
Owners: Moore & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool (1846-47); Québec (1848-50)
Port of survey: Liverpool (1846-47); London (1848-50)
Voyage: sailed for Montréal (1846-47); Canada (1848-50)

ROSALIND - 1915
Code letters: JHQN                    Official Number: 121085
Master: Captain F. Webb
Rigging: steel single screw Ketch; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; Deep Tank forward 13 feet, 30 tons
Tonnage: 174 tons gross, 168 under deck and 68 net
Construction: 1905, Cook, Walton & Gemmell in Beverley
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 10, 16 1/4 & 27 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 24 inches; operating at 200 p.s.I.; 45 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler;
                   2 plain furnaces; grate surface 25 sq. ft.; heating surface 750 sq. ft.;
                   engine by Amos & Smith in Hull
Owners: A. Gouldby
Port of registry: Hull

ROSALIND - 1921,  ex. LADY GWENDOLEN
Code letters: HVBC                    Official Number: 132505
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 2 decks; 5 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light and
              wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 59 feet, forward 69 feet, 265 tons; Forward Peak Tank
              43 tons; Aft Peak Tank 27 tons
Tonnage: 2,163 tons gross, 1,527 under deck and 1,336 net
Dimensions: 300.2 feet long, 39.7 foot beam and holds 17.5 feet deep; Poop 62 feet;
                    Bridge 115 feet; Forecastle 54 feet
Construction: 1911, Clyde Ship Building & Engine Co. Ltd. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26, 42 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 45 inches; operating at 170 p.s.i.; 362 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended boilers;
                   12 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 200 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,080 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: New York, Newfoundland & Halifax Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (C.T. Bowring & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool

ROSARIO - 1935,  ex. NATIRAR-1932
Code letters:  KDKM                 Official Number:  220819
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; longitudinal framing; fitted for oil fuel; water ballast.
Tonnage:  4,659 tons gross, 4,213 under deck and 2,871 net
Dimensions:  376.4 feet long, 52.3 foot beam and holds 27 feet deep; Poop 40 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 96 feet; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction:  1920, Bethlehem Ship Building Corp. Ltd. in Wilmington, Delaware
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24, 41 1/4 & 68 1/4 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; 323 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  A.H. Bull Steam Ship Co. Inc. (A.H. Bull & Co. Inc., managers)
Port of registry:  New York

ROSCIUS - 1874-1875
Code letters: RKCT                  Official Number: 34348
Master: Captain H. Crangle (1874); Captain H. Savage (1875)
Rigging: Brigantine; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 108 tons gross, 99 under deck and 108 net
Dimensions: 80.6 feet long, 21 foot beam and holds 11.2 feet deep
Construction: 1849 on Prince Edward Island; some repairs in 1865; new keelson & some repairs in 1873
Owners: H. Crangle
Port of registry: Belfast

ROSCOE - 1841
Master: Captain C. Ellis
Rigging: Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 112 tons
Construction: 1838 in Stockton
Owners: Captain & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Antigua

ROSE - 1845
Master:  a) Captain H. Ellis Jr.; b) Captain Tullock
Rigging:  Schooner; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  65 tons
Construction:  1818 in Saltash; new deck in 1833; new keelson & some repairs in 1840;
                       repairs to damages in 1841
Owners:  H. Ellis Sr.
Port of registry:  Plymouth
Port of survey:  Plymouth
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

ROSE M - 1890-1891
Code letters: WNVK              Official Number: 49126
Master: Captain Croll
Rigging: wood Barque; 1 deck
Tonnage: 366 tons gross, 290 under deck ans 366 net
Dimensions: 125.4 feet long, 28.4 foot beam and holds 12.9 feet deep; Poop 76 tons
Construction: 1865, A. Campbell in Tatamagouche, NS
Owners: James C. Ellis
Port of registry: Newcastle, NSW            MISSING SINCE JAN. 1891

ROSINA - 1818

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Bell
Rigging: Brig; single deck
Tonnage:  150 tons
Construction:  Sunderland; vessel 9 years old
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Rotterdam

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Bell
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  149 tons
Construction:  1813 in Sunderland
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Rotterdam

ROSLIN CASTLE - 1828-1829

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Hepburn (1828); Captain J.F. Duff (1828-29)
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1823;
               sheathed in patent felt and copper over boards in 1828
Tonnage:  450 tons
Construction:  Bristol; vessel 8 years old (1828)
Owners:  Skeddens (1828); Kains (1828-29)
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Jamaica (1828); New South Wales (1829)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Hepburn (1828); Captain Duff (1829)
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1828
Tonnage:  448 tons
Construction:  1819 in Bristol
Owners:  Skeddens (1828); Kain (1828-29)
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Jamaica (1828); New South Wales (1829)

ROSS D. MANGLES - 1861
Master: Captain G. Kelley
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner
Tonnage: 530 tons using old measurements and 430 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1854 in Newcastle; some repairs in 1860; repairs to damages in 1861
Propulsion: auxiliary steam engine producing 70 horsepower
Owners: G.I. Screw Col. Co.
Port of registry: London

ROSYTH - 1903-1905
Code letters: VNGM                        Official Number: 118734
Master: Captain J. Small
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads; machinery aft;
             double bottom forward 33 feet, 50 tons; Forward Peak Tank 24 tons;
             Aft Peak Tank 4 tons
Tonnage: 419 tons gross, 303 under deck and 66 net
Dimensions: 165 feet long, 25.1 foot beam and holds 11.7 feet deep; Quarter Deck 67 feet;
                    Bridge 11 feet; Forecastle 23 feet
Construction: 1903, Dundee Shipbuilders Co. Ltd. in Dundee
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 15 , 25 & 41 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 86 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 3 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 61 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,122 sq. ft.; engine by Cooper & Greig in Dundee
Owners: Kirkcaldy Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (W.H.H. Hutchinson & W. Williamson, managers)
Port of registry: Kirkcaldy

ROTHER - 1840
Master:  a) Captain J. Forst; b) Captain J. Hall
Rigging:  Schooner; sheathed in yellow metal in 1840
Tonnage:  270 tons
Construction:  1835 in Sunderland
Owners:  Parker & Co.
Port of registry:  Sunderland
Port of survey:  a) Sunderland; b) Clyde
Voyage:  a) sailed for the Mediteranean; b) sailed for Demerara

ROTHESAY BAY - 1890
Code letters:  RCJS                Official Number:  78553
Rigging:  iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  775 tons gross, 722 under deck and 750 net
Dimensions:  186.9 feet long, 31.1 foot beam and holds 18.5 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Deck 37 feet long; Forecastle 20 feet
Construction:  1877, Birrell, Stenhouse & Co. in Dumbarton
Owners:  Hatfield, Cameron & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

ROTHIEMAY - 1887
Code letters:  JMSL               Official Number:  88779
Master:  Captain G. Tyrer, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1881 and to the vessel in 1884
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 1 iron deck; 2 tiers beams; 4 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom
               222 feet long, 389 tons; Forward Peak Tank 52 tons; Aft Peak Tank 17 tons
Tonnage:  1,690 tons gross, 1,373 under deck and 1,094 net
Dimensions:  269.7 feet long, 37.2 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 102 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 66 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction:  1884, Blyth Ship Building Co. in Blyth
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 33 & 63 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 90 p.s.i.; 170 horsepower;
                    engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners:  Stephens & Mawson
Port of registry:  Newcastle
Port of survey:  Cardiff

ROTHIMURKAS - 1818 (Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain G. Watson
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 322 tons
Construction: on Spey; vessel 6 years old; repairs to damages in 1816
Owners: J. Watson
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey:  Leith
Voyage: sailed for Québec

ROTHIERNUCUS - 1818 (Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Watson
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  322 tons
Construction: 1812 on Spey; new keelson & repairs in 1816
Owners: Watson & Co.
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: Leith
Voyage: Québec

ROUTENBECK -1887
Code letters:  NTQS              Official Number:  69717
Master:  Captain J. Stitt, appointed to the shipping line and to the ship in 1876
Rigging:  iron Barque; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead.
Tonnage:  943 tons gross, 890 under deck and 930 net.
Dimensions:  208.5 feet long, 32.4 foot beam and holds 19.6 feet deep;
                      Raised Quarter Deck 43 feet long.
Construction: 1875,  Whitehaven Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Whitehaven
Owners:  J. Davidson & Son.
Port of registry:  Whitehaven
Port of survey:  Glasgow

ROXBURGH CASTLE - 1834/1839
Master:  Captain Fulcher (1834); Captain Cumberland (1839)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1834
Tonnage:  600 tons
Construction:  1825 in London
Owners:  Green & Co. (1834); J. Somes (1839)
Port of registry:  London

ROYAL ADELAIDE - 1845
Master:  a) Captain J. Allison; b) Captain Meikelreid
Rigging:  steamer; sheathed in felt and copper in 1844
Tonnage:  324 tons
Construction:  1832 in Leith; some repairs in 1843
Owners:  London & Edinburgh Steam Co.
Port of registry:  Leith
Port of survey:  Leith
Voyage:  sailed for London

ROYAL ADELAIDE - 1850
Master: Captain R. Smith
Rigging: Barque; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 453 tons
Construction: 1831 in Québec; new deck, wales & major repairs in 1843;
                      repairs to damages in 1846 & 1847
Owners: Hicks & Co.
Port of registry: Fowey
Port of survey: Fowey
Voyage: sailed for New Orleans

ROYAL ADMIRAL - 1800

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain W. Wilson
Rigging: Ship; 3 decks; sheathed in copper 1793
Tonnage: 923 tons
Construction: 1777, River; almost rebuilt in 1794; 6 6-pounds & 18 9-pounds guns
Owners: Gillett & Co.
Draught under load: 21 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Botany Bay

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain W. Wilson
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 923 tons
Construction: River; vessel 23 years old; good repairs 1792; thorough repairs in 1799;
                      6 6-pounds guns & 18 18-pounds caronnade
Owners: Gillett & Co.
Draught under load: 21 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Botany Bay

ROYAL ALBERT - 1860
Master: Captain Robinson
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856
Tonnage: 550 tons using old measurements and 663 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1844 in London; some repairs in 1856
Owners: Bryant
Port of registry: London

ROYAL BOUNTY – 1812
 
(Green Book – Underwriters)
Master: Captain Gambles
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in 1811
Tonnage: 337 tons
Construction: Foreign; repairs in 1811; good repairs in 1812
Owners: Robertson
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for Quebec
 
(Red Book – Shipowners)
Master: Captain H. Gambles
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 337 tons
Construction: Foreign; old; good repairs in 1810
Owners: Campbell
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: Leith
Voyage: sailed for America

ROYAL BOUNTY - 1814-1819
 
(Green Book Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Drysdale (1814-18); Captain J. Rich (1819)
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; double sheathed in 1796
Tonnage: 282 tons
Construction: in South Carolina; vessel 45 years old; repairs in 1811; 6 6-pounds guns
Owners: Douglas
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: Leith
Voyage: sailed for Greenland
 
(Red Book Shipowners)
Master: Captain Drysdale
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; double sheathed in 1795
Tonnage: 282 tons
Construction: 1770 in America; new deck in 1810; repairs in 1812;
                      repairs to damages in 1813; 6 6-pounds guns; 2 18-pounds carronade
Owners: Wood & Co.
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: Leith
Voyage: sailed for Greenland (1814 & 1819); D' Straits (1816-1818)

ROYAL CHARLIE – 1861
Master: Captain S. Thomas
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1855
Tonnage: 435 tons using old measurements and 480 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1851 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1853
Owners: Simmons
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London

ROYAL CHARLOTTE - 1810

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Bryson
Rigging: Sloop; single deck
Tonnage: 65 tons
Construction: in Dover; vessel 16 years old; new deck & thorough repairs in 1805
Owners: J. Wood
Draught under load: 9 feet
Port of survey: Topsham
Voyage: sailed for "Tnrgh" (?)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Bryson
Rigging: Sloop; single deck
Tonnage: 65 tons
Construction: 1794 in Dover; new deck and trorough repairs in 1805
Owners: J. Wood
Draught under load: 9 feet
Port of survey: Topsham
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade

ROYAL CROWN - 1940
Code letters: GCQX                    Official Number: 149440
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with direction finder; cellular double bottom 348 feet, 1,188 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 120 tons; Aft Peak Tank 198 tons
Tonnage: 4,364 tons gross, 4,105 under deck and 2,647 net
Dimensions: 400.4 feet long, 53 foot beam and holds 25.3 feet deep; Forecastle 39 feet
Construction: 1927, W. Dobson & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25 1/2, 42 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 48 inches; 410 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers with superheaters;
                  9 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 178 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,900 sq. ft.;
                  engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: Hall Bros. Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (Hall Bros., managers)
Port of registry: Newcastle

ROYAL DIADEM – 1874
Code letters: MFGD                 Official Number: 17088
Master: Captain W.C. Dennis
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1874; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 474 tons
Dimensions: 136 feet long, 29 foot beam and holds 19.5 feet deep
Construction: 1856 in Sunderland
Owners: C. Phillips & Co.
Port of registry: Milford

ROYAL EDWARD - 1913-1915, ex. CAIRO
Code letters: HMDG                    Official Number: 125656
Master: Captain P.M. Wolton
Rigging: steel triple screws steamer; 3 decks & Shelter Deck; 8 cemented bulkheads; web frames;
              fitted with electric light, refrigerating machinery, submarine signalling device & wireless;
              cellular double bottom, aft 56 feet, under engine & boilers 204 feet, forward 125 feet, 947 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 34 tons
Tonnage: 11,117 tons gross, 5,653 under deck and 5,669 net
Dimensions: 526.1 feet long, 60.2 foot beam and holds 26.8 feet deep; Bridge 308 feet;
                    Forecastle 70 feet
Construction: 1908, Fairfield Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Propulsion: 3 steam turbines; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 4 double ended & 4 single ended boilers;
                   48 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 989 sq. ft.; heating surface 39,540 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: Canadian Northern Steamships Ltd.
Port of registry: Toronto

ROYAL EXCHANGE - 1847 / 1856
Master:  Captain Watkins (1847); Captain J. Turner (1856).
Rigging:  Barque, sheathed in copper in 1844
Tonnage:  234 tons
Construction:  1844 in Newhaven
Owners:  Watkins
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  Newhaven
Voyage:  sailed for Liverpool

ROYAL GEORGE - 1776
Master:  Captain J. Walker
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks.
Tonnage:  180 tons.
Construction:  in France
Owners:  Kirkpatrick
Draught under load:  12 feet

ROYAL GEORGE - 1832/1834

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain T. Williams (1832); Captain S. Rees (1834)
Rigging:  Brig; single deck
Tonnage:  96 tons
Construction:  Wales; vessel 24 years old
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of registry: Milford
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Ireland

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Davis (1832); Captain S. Rees (1834)
Rigging:  Brig; single deck
Tonnage:  94 tons
Construction:  1808 in Wales; thorough repairs in 1824
Owners:  Raymond
Draught under load:  10 feet
Port of registry: Milford
Port of survey:  Cowes
Voyage:  sailed for Wales

ROYAL GEORGE - 1832/1843/1860

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Embleton (1832); Captain Richards (1843); Captain W. Tait (1860)
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1831 & 1838;
              sheathed in zinc and partly in felt in 1859
Tonnage: 486 tons (1832-43); 547 tons (1860)
Construction: in Hull; vessel 13 years old (1832); thorough repairs in 1838;
                      some repairs in 1853, 1857 & 1859
Owners: Moates (1832); Arnold & Co. (1843); Wilson & Co. (1860)
Draught under load: 19 feet
Port of registry: London (1832-43); Shields (1860)
Port of survey: London (1832-43); Shields (1860)
Voyage: sailed for Mauritius (1832); New South Wales (1843); Cape of Good Hope (1860)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Embleton (1832); Captain Richards (1843); Captain W. Tait (1860)
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1831 & 1838;
              sheathed in zinc and partly in felt in 1859
Tonnage: 486 tons (1832-43); 547 tons (1860)
Construction: 1820 in Hull; thorough repairs in 1838; some repairs in 1853, 1857 & 1859
Owners: Moates (1832); Arnold & Co. (1843); Wilson & Co. (1860)
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of registry: London (1832-43); Shields (1860)
Port of survey: London (1832-43); Shields (1860)
Voyage: sailed for Mauritius (1832); New South Wales (1843); Cape of Good Hope (1860)

ROYAL GEORGE - 1913,  ex. HELIOPOLIS
Rigging: steel triple screws Schooner; 3 decks, Upper Deck sheathed in wood, Shelter Deck
              sheathed in Teak; 8 cemented bulkheads; web frames; fitted with electric light,
              refrigerating machinery, submarine signalling device & wireless; cellular double bottom,
              aft 56 feet, under engine & boilers 204 feet, forward 125 feet, 947 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 34 tons
Tonnage: 11,146 tons gross, 5,647 under deck and 5,685 net
Dimensions: 525.8 feet long, 60.2 foot beam and holds 27 feet deep; Bridge 308 feet;
                    Forecastle 70 feet
Construction: 1907, Fairfield Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Propulsion: 3 steam turbines; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 4 double ended & 4 single ended boilers;
                   48 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 989 sq. ft.; heating surface 39,540 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: Canadian Northern Steamships Ltd.
Port of registry: Toronto

ROYAL SAXON - 1844
Master:  Captain Charlesworth
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1842
Tonnage:  510 tons
Construction:  1829 in Liverpool; major repairs in 1842
Owners:  R. Towns
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  Sydney

ROYAL SCEPTRE - 1939
Code letters: GFFY                    Official Number: 165757
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with direction finder & echo sounding device; cellular double bottom 289 feet, 975 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 155 tons; Aft Peak Tank 145 tons
Tonnage: 4,853 tons gross, 4,355 under deck and 2,740 net
Dimensions: 415.1 feet long, 58.2 foot beam and holds 24.8 feet deep; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction: 1937, J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 38 & 65 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 42 inches; operating at 220 p.s.i.; 366 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers
                  with superheaters & 1 auxilliary single ended boiler; 8 corrugated furnaces; grate surface
                  122 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,087 sq. ft.; engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd.
                  in Sunderland
Owners: Hall Brothers Steamship Co. Ltd. (Hall Bros., managers)
Port of registry: Newcastle

ROYAL SOVEREIGN - 1872
Master:  Captain R. Letteny
Rigging:  Brigantine; sheathed in yellow metal in 1865; partly fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  330 tons.
Dimensions:  119.6 feet long, 28.3 foot beam and holds 12.9 feet deep.
Construction;  1865,  Jenkins in New Brunswick
Owners:  B. Oulton & Co.
Port of registry:  Saint John, N.B.
Port of survey:  Saint John
Voyage:  sailed for the West Indies

ROYAL STANDARD - 1865
Master:  Captain Dorvell
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 5 bulkheads
Tonnage:  2,033 tons using old measurements and 1,598 tons using new measurements
Dimensions:  255 feet long, 40 foot beam and holds 27.5 feet deep
Construction: 1863, Palmers' Co. in Newcastle; repairs to damages in 1864
Propulsion:  auxilliary steam engine; 250 horsepower
Owners:  Wilson & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey :  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

ROYAL VICTORIA - 1836
Master:  Captain J. Mill
Rigging:  steamer; sheathed in copper in 1835
Tonnage:  354 tons
Construction:  1835 in Leith, using Oak, Elm & Red Pine
Owners:  Menzies & Co.
Port of registry:  Leith
Port of survey:  Leith
Voyage:  sailed for London

ROYAL VICTORIA - 1857/1868
Master:  Captain Crowhurst (1857); Captain Brereton (1868)
Rigging:  Ship (1857); Barque (1868); sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1855 & 1866;
               partly fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  679 tons (1857); 669 tons (1868)
Dimensions:  133.3 feet long, 29.6 foot beam and holds 20.3 feet deep
Construction:  1846 in North America; some repairs in 1855 & 1862; repairs to damages in 1864
Owners:  J. Rylands (1857); H. Briggs (1868)
Port of registry:  Hull
Port of survey:  Hull
Voyage:  sailed for Charleston (1857)

ROYSTON GRANGE - 1973
Code letters: GFDU                    Official Number: 301035
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 12 passengers; 3 decks; 4th deck forward of machinery space;
              8 bulkheads; 5 holds; 6 hatches; (4) 12 1/2 tons & (16) 4 tons derricks; water ballast 694 tons;
              fitted with direction finder, echo sounding device, gyro-compass, position finding device,
              radar & radiotelephone on MF/VHF
Tonnage: 7,113 tons gross, 3,822 tons net and 7,299 tons summer deadweight
Dimensions: 489 feet long, 65 ft. 8 in. beam and holds 24 ft. 7 in. deep; Forecastle 45 feet
Construction: 1959, Hawthorn Leslie (Ship Buiding) Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 steam turbines double reduction geared to screw shaft; 8,500 static horsepower;
                   2  water tube boilers with superheaters; operating at 605 p.s.i.; heating surface 9,664 sq. ft.;
                   service speed 16 knots
Owners: Houlder Line Ltd. (Houlder Bros. & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

ROZELLE - 1874-1876
Code letters: HGRL                    Official Number: 62064
Master: Captain Higgun
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,340 tons gross, 1,200 under deck and 1,286 net
Dimensions: 231.5 feet long, 36.5 foot beam and holds 22.7 feet deep; Poop 38 tons; Forecastle 40 tons
Construction: 1868, Duncan in Port Glasgow
Owners: R. Cutberth
Port of registry: Greenock

RUBICON - 1834
Master:  Captain T. Daniel
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in copper in 1832
Tonnage:  305 tons
Construction:  1826 in Saint John, N.B., using Black Birch, Spruce, Pine & Hackmatac
Owners:  Meaburn & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New South Wales

RUFUS KING - 1820

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain T. Bennett
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1812
Tonnage: 523 tons
Construction: 1812 in Hull
Owners: C. Hull
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for New York

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain T. Bennett
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper
Tonnage: 523 tons
Construction: in Hull; vessel 9 years old
Owners: Le Roy & Co.
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of survey: Cowes
Voyage: sailed for Amsterdam

RUGIA - 1887
Code letters:  RGKB
Master:  Captain Abbers, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1877 and to the vessel in 1882
Rigging:  iron single screw 3 masts Schooner
Tonnage:  3,467 tons gross and 2,481 tons net
Dimensions:  357.7 feet long, 43 foot beam and holds 28.7 feet deep; Poop 54 feet long;
                     Bridge Deck 136 feet; Forecastle 54 feet
Construction:  1882, A.G. Vulcan in Stettin
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 46 & 86 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 55 inches; 400 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Hamburg Amerika Packet Actien Gessell.
Port of registry:  Hamburg

RUNIC - 1916
Code letters:  SDCT              Official Number:  113441
Master:  Captain J. Kearney, appointed to the ship in 1912.
Rigging:  steel twin screws, 4 masts, Schooner; 3 decks; fitted with electric light, submarine
                signalling device & wireless; water ballast.
Tonnage:  12,490 tons gross, 11,178 under deck and 8,102 net.
Dimensions:  550.2 feet long, 63.3 foot beam and holds 39.9 feet deep.
Construction:  1900,  Harland & Wolff in Belfast.
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 22, 31 1/2, 46 & 67 inches diameter
                    eack pair; stroke 51 inches; 641 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders.
Owners:  Oceanic Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.  (White Star Line)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

RUPEL - 1905, ex. LADY CLIVE
Code letters: MBSC
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom, aft 64 feet, forward 44 feet, 220 tons
Tonnage: 905 tons gross, 780 under deck and 659 net
Dimensions: 234.5 feet long, 28.9 foot beam and holds 16.7 feet deep; Quarter Deck 37 feet;
                    Bridge 40 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction: 1869, J. Laing in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 27 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 75 inches; 114 nominal horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 3 plain furnaces;
                   grate surface 51 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,936 sq. ft.; new boiler in 1881;
                   new double ended boiler in 1893; engine by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners: Société anonyme Belge de navigation à vapeur Schaldis (Van Hemelryck & Geursts, managers)
Port of registry: Antwerp

RUPERT - 1894-1895
Code letters: HJBK                      Official Number: 56642
Master: Captain T. Barden
Rigging: wood Schooner; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 163 tons
Dimensions: 99 feet long, 23 foot beam and holds 12.5 feet deep
Construction: 1867, Barnes in Gloucester
Owners: W. Foreman (W.W. Foreman, manager)
Port of registry: Faversham                      WRECKED Dec. 1895

RUSSELL GLOVER - 1840-1847
Master: Captain J. Howes (1840-44); Captain Bisson (1845-47)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in copper in 1841
Tonnage: 795 tons
Construction: 1840 in New York
Owners: Glover & Co.
Port of registry: New York (1840-45); none listed after that
Port of survey: Liverpool (1840-45); none listed after that
Voyage: sailed for New Orleans (1840); New York (1841, 42 & 43); Boston (1844)

RUSSIA - 1889-1891
Master: Captain Scheel
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks & Spar Deck
Tonnage: 4,017 tons gross, 2,617 under deck and 2,732 net
Dimensions: 374 feet long, 44.3 foot beam and holds 22.2 feet deep;
                    Poop 53 feet; Bridge 11 feet; Forecastle 56 feet
Construction: 1889, Laird Bros. in Liverpool
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 33, 52 & 80 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 60 inches; 600 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Hamburg-Amerika Line
Port of registry: Hamburg

RUTH - 1908
Code lettes: MFBL  Captain E. Wang
Rigging: steel single screw, 3 masts, Schooner; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads;
              machinery aft; double bottom forward 88 feet, 120 tons; Forward Peak Tank 40 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 4 tons
Tonnage: 549 tons gross, 392 under deck and 231 net
Dimensions: 160.5 feet long, 28.1 foot beam and holds 11 feet deep; Quarter Deck 92 feet;
                    Bridge 9 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction: 1908, W. Walker in Maryport
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 13 1/2, 21 1/2 & 34 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 27 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 78 nominal horsepower; 1 single ended boiler;
                  3 plain furnaces; grate surface 50 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,414 sq. ft.;
                  engine by Hutson & Sons Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners: Acties. Ruth (W. Butler Wang, manager)
Port of registry: Tonsberg

RUTHWELL - 1891-1892
Code letters: JWPC                    Official Number: 90055
Master: Captain G.W. Tozer (1891-92)
Rigging: iron Barque; 1 deck; 1 cemented bulkhead; 2 tiers of beams
Tonnage: 1,348 tons gross, 1,250 under deck and 1,258 net
Dimensions: 239.5 feet long, 36.2 foot beam and holds 21.5 feet deep;
                    Poop  26 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction: 1885, R. Duncan & Co. in Port Glasgow
Owners: T.C. Guthrie
Port of registry: Glasgow

RYELANDS - 1887
Code letters:  KJRG                Official Number:  84964
Master:  Captain W.G. Marrow
Rigging:  wood Schooner; 3 masts; 1 deck; fastened with copper bolts; salted
Tonnage:  149 tons gross, 148 under deck and 133 net
Dimensions:  102.2 feet long, 22.9 foot beam and holds 10.8 feet deep
Construction:  1887, Nicholson & Marsh in Liverpool
Owners:  J. Helme
Port of registry:  Lancaster
 

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