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

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SHAFTESBURY - 1864
Master:  Captain T. Lewis
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1863; partly fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  1,050 tons
Dimensions:  180.5 feet long, 36.2 foot beam and holds 22.8 feet deep.
Construction:  1857 in Saint John, N.B.; repairs to damages in 1863.
Owners:  Sandback & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for India

SHAKSPEARE/SHAKESPEARE - 1854/55
Master:  Captain C. Hill (1854); Captain Good (1855)
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in zinc in 1855
Tonnage:  525 tons using old measurements and 657 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1838 in Restigouche, N.B.; major repairs in 1847; some repairs in 1855
Owners:  J. Smith
Port of registry:  Sunderland
Port of survey:  London

SHALIMAR - 1861
Master: Captain E. Allen
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt & yellow metal in 1861; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,591 tons
Construction: 1854 in Saint John, N.B., using Tamarack, Pine, Birch & Oak
Owners: Firnie, Bros. & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia

SHAMROCK - 1884
Code letters: VTHJ                    Official Number: 48561
Rigging: wood Ship
Tonnage: 1,193 tons gross, 1,145 under deck and 1,193 net
Dimensions: 187.5 feet long, 37 foot beam and holds 24.2 feet deep
Construction: 1854 in Bath, ME
Owners: Henderson Bros.
Port of registry: Glasgow

SHAND - 1854
Master:  Captain H. Christie
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851
Tonnage:  797 tons using old measurements and 836 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1851 in Liverpool
Owners:  Jacob & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for the East Indies

SHANGHAE - 1853-1854
Master: Captain J. Fitchet
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852
Tonnage: 428 tons using old measurements and 451 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1851 in Dundee
Owners: Adamson
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Singapore

SHANNON - 1850
Master: Captain W. Davis
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1849; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 305 tons
Construction: 1847 in Québec
Owners: Batten & Co.
Port of registry: Penzance
Port of survey: Penzance
Voyage: sailed for New York

SHARPSHOOTER - 1891-1898,  ex. MADELEINE
Code letters: SLDR                      Official Number: 29147
Master: Captain Davies (1891-96); Captain O. Kustel (1896-98)
Rigging: iron Barque (1891-96); Barkentine (1896-98); 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 489 tons gross, 455 under deck and 489 net
Dimensions: 149.2 feet long, 27.5 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep;
                    Quarter Deck 37 feet; Forecastle 30 feet; Deckhouse 9 tons
Construction: 1860, T.R. Oswald in Sunderland; partial new deck in 1883
Owners: T.T. Watts (1891-96); J.F. Cunningham (1896-98)
Port of registry: Sydney, NSW (1891-96); Corinto, Nicaragua (1896-98)

SHEFFIELD - 1844
Master: Captain J. Nayler
Rigging: Brig; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 129 tons using old measurements and 118 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1838 in Thornton
Owners: Pearson & Co.
Port of registry: Goole
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for Hamburg

SHEILA - 1887
Code letters:  QLWJ              Official Number:  76413
Master:  Captain Pearse, appointed to the shipping line and to the ship in 1881.
Rigging:  iron Ship:  2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead.
Tonnage:  1,295 tons gross, 1,141 under deck and 1,198 net.
Dimensions:  228.7 feet long, 36.8 foot beam and holds 21 feet deep:  Poop 41 feet long:
                      Forecastle 33 feet.
Construction:  1877,  C. Connell & Co. in Glasgow
Owners:  Sandbach, Tinne & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

SHENANDOAH - 1913
Code letters:  NFCV              Official Number:  102111
Master:  Captain W. M. Lee, appointed to the ship in 1913
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 steel decks; 3 tiers of beams; 6 cemented bulkheads;
               fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom 280 feet long, 616 tons
Tonnage:  3,886 tons gross, 3,670 under deck and 2,492 net
Dimensions:  370 feet long, 44 foot beam and holds 28.6 feet deep; Poop 48 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 218 feet; Forecastle 56 feet; partial Shelter Deck 80 feet.
Construction:  1893,  A. Stephen & Sons in Glasgow
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 28, 46 & 75 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 491 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    12 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 270 sq. ft.; heating surface 8,520 sq. ft.; new double
                    ended boilers in 1901; engine built by the same company as the hull
Owners:  Furness, Withy & Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  London

SHEPHERDESS - 1801

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain J. Greaves
Rigging: Brig; 2 decks
Tonnage: 86 tons
Construction:  1797, Maryport
Owners: Captain & Co.
Port of survey: Waterford

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain J. Greaves
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 86 tons
Construction: Maryport; vessel 3 years old
Owners: Captain & Co.
Draught under load: 10 feet
Port of survey: Waterford
Voyage: sailed for Dublin

SHOOTING STAR - 1857-1860
Master:  Captain Gillies (1857-58); Captain Allen (1859-60)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,518 tons using old measurements and 1,362 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1853 in Québec, using Oak, Tamarack, Elm & Spruce
Owners:  Currie & Co. (1857-58); McLements (1859-60)
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia (1859-60)

SHROPSHIRE - 1918
Code letters:  HTLR                      Official Number:  132607
Master:  Captain J.L.B. Hunter, appointed to the vessel in 1915
Rigging:  steel twin screws, 5 masts, steamer; 2 decks & Shelter Deck sheathed in wood;
               8 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light, refrigerating machinery & wireless;
               cellular double bottom, aft 102 feet, under engine & boilers 112 feet, forward 228 feet,
               1,681 tons; Forward Peak Tank 136 tons; Aft Peak Tank 118 tons
Tonnage:  12,184 tons gross, 8,602 under deck and 7,817 net
Dimensions:  526.4 feet long, 61.4 foot beam and holds 33.3 feet deep
Construction:  1911, J. Brown & Co. Ltd. in Clydebank
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 25, 35 1/2, 51 & 72 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 51 inches; operating at 215 p.s.i.; 1,264 nominal horsepower; 2 double & 2 single ended
                    boilers; 24 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 473 sq. ft.; heating surface 19,432 sq. ft.;
                    engine by the builders
Owners:  Federal Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  London

SIERRA BLANCA - 1888 ex. AURIGA
Code letters: PHVW                    Official Number: 77482
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,591 tons gross, 1,429 under deck and 1,518 net
Dimensions: 249.4 feet long, 38 foot beam and holds 23.3 feet deep; Poop 45 feet; Forecastle 36 feet
Construction: 1875, Scott & Co. in Greenock
Owners: Sierra Shipping Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

SIGNET - 1853
Master:  Captain W. Thomson
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and zinc in 1852
Tonnage:  518 tons using old measurements and 531 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1845 in Miramichi, New Brunswick; some repairs in 1852
Owners:  Thomson
Port of registry:  Alloa
Port of survey:  Leith
Voyage:  sailed for Port Philipp

SILESIA - 1939, ex. NELL-1936, ex. SPRIGHTLY-1934
Code letters: SJXN                    Official Number: 8124
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom 206 feet,
              384 tons; Forward Peak Tank 86 tons; Aft Peak Tank 173 tons
Tonnage: 1,839 tons gross, 1,466 under deck and 1,026 net
Dimensions: 267.9 feet long, 37.8 foot beam and holds 17.6 feet deep; Quarter Deck 106 feet;
                    Bridge 55 feet; Forecstle 30 feet
Construction: 1923, J. Crown & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 20 1/2, 33 & 54 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 39 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 200 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                  4 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 83 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,115 sq. ft.;
                  engine by J. Dickinson & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Owners: Rederi A/B Sylvia (Albert Billner, manager)
Port of survey: Gothenburg

SILHET - 1881-1885
Code letters:  WTSJ                   Official Number:  73618
Master:  Captain A.C. Pitts (1881-85)
Rigging:  iron Barque; 2 decks; 2 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,200 tons gross, 1,057 under deck and 1,131 net
Dimensions:  220.2 feet long, 35.2 foot beam and holds 21 feet deep; Poop 39 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction:  1876, Barclay, Curle & Co. in Glasgow
Owners:  Foley & Co.
Port of registry:  London

SILISTRIA - 1861
Master: Captain J.Mackay
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal & partially in felt in 1861; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 642 tons
Construction: 1854 in Miramichi, NB
Owners: D. Rose & Co.
Port of registry: Aberdeen
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage: sailed for New Zealand

SILKSWORTH - 1881-1882
Code letters: JGWH                  Official Number: 54844
Master: Captain A. Dunn (1881); Captain Picknell (1882)
Rigging: Snow; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 248 tons gross, 236 under deck and 248 net
Dimensions: 105 feet long, 26 foot beam and holds 15.5 feet deep
Construction: 1866, Rawson & Watson in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1874 & 1878
Owners: Manners, Cole & Co.
Port of registry: North Shields

SILURIAN - 1879-1882
Code letters: KDVN                    Official Number: 63580
Master: Captain Cook
Rigging: Barque; 2 decks; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1879; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 499 tons gross, 460 under deck and 475 net
Dimensions: 149.9 feet long, 26.2 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 12 tons
Construction: 1870, Holman in Topsham; roof on deck; iron frame planked
Owners: J.H. Clark
Port of registry: London

SILVERDON - 1974, ex. BRAVENES-1973
Code letters: GRAU                    Official Number: 357508
Rigging: steel motor bulk carrier; 1 deck; 8 bulkheads; 6 holds; 5 15-tons cranes; 2 5-tons and
              2 3-tons derricks; fitted with direction finder, echo sounding device, gyro-compass,
              position finding device, radar & radiotelephony on VHF; water ballast 11,650 tons
Tonnage: 22,906 tons gross, 14,790 tons net and 32,300 tons summer deadweight
Dimensions: 585 feet long, 89ft. 1in. beam and holds 34 feet deep; Poop 97 feet; Forecastle 45 feet
Construction: 1974, Lithgows Ltd. in Port Glasgow; strengthened for ore cargoes
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 6 cylinders of 740 mm diameter each; stroke 1,600 mm;
                   11,400 brake horsepower; engine by J.G. Kincaid & Co. Ltd. in Greenock
Service speed: 15 knots
Owners: Bishopsgate Shipping Ltd. (Silver Line Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

SILVERELM - 1939-1944
Code letters: GKFN                    Official Number: 147648
Rigging: steel single screw motor vessel; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 7 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with direction finder; cellular double bottom 322 feet, 971 tons; Deep Tank forward 25 feet,
              976 tons; Forward Peak Tank 140 tons; Aft Peak Tank 220 tons
Tonnage: 4,351 tons gross, 4,070 under deck and 2,637 net
Dimensions: 375 feet long, 52.6 foot beam and holds 25.7 feet deep; Forecastle 30 feet
Construction: 1924, W. Doxford & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: 2-stroke, single acting oil engine with 3 cylinders of 21 3/4 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 85 inches; 417 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Silver Line Ltd. (Stanley & John Thompson Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

SILVIA - 1895-1900, ex. BAGHDADI
Code letters: KDCM                    Official Number: 91855
Master: Captain J. Clark (1895-1900)
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light;
              double bottom, aft 70 feet, under engine & boilers 52 feet, 175 tons; Forward Peak Tank 28 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 17 tons
Tonnage: 1,708 tons gross, 1,565 under deck and 1,086 net
Dimensions: 255 feet long, 35.1 foot beam and holds 17 feet deep; Poop 66 feet
Construction: 1885, Wigham Richardson & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21 1/2,. 33 & 55 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 39 inches; operating at 150 p.s.I.; 198 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                  6 plain furnaces; grate surface 88 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,250 sq. ft.; new double ended
                  boilers in 1896; engine by the builders
Owners: New York, Newfoundland & Halifax Steam Ships Co. (C.T. Bowring & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: Liverpool

SILVIA - 1924ex. OREL
Code letters:  KMHB            Official Number:  145944
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 2 decks, Upper Deck partly sheathed in teak and partly in wood;
                steel Lower Deck; 6 cemented bulkeads; fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double bottom
                aft 62 feet long, under engine & boilers 104 feet, forward 108 feet, 434 tons;
                Forward Peak Tank 35 tons; Aft Peak Tank 18 tons
Tonnage:  3,589 tons gross, 3,278 under deck and 1,913 net
Dimensions:  336.7 feet long, 45.3 foot beam and holds 29.6 feet deep
Construction:  1909, F. Schichau in Danzig
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27 1/2, 46 2/5 & 76 2/5 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 47 1/5 inches; operating at 200 p.s.i.; 644 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers;
                    12 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 245 sq. ft.; heating surface 9,900 sq. ft.;  engine built by
                    F. Schichau in Elbing
Owners:  New York, Newfoundland and Halifax Steam Ships Co. (C.T. Bowring & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

SILVIO - 1939
Code letters: JDCP                    Official Number: 133467
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 5 cemented bulkheads; cruiser stern; fitted with electric light;
              cellular double bottom, aft 63 feet, under engine & boilers 38 feet, forward 111 feet, 342 tons;
              Forward Peak Tank 41 tons; Aft Peak Tank 40 tons
Tonnage: 1,284 tons gross, 1,102 under deck and 651 net
Construction: 260.7 feet long, 36.2 foot beam and holds 15.4 feet deep; Poop & Bridge Deck 196 feet;
                     Forecastle 32 feet
Construction: 1913, Dundee Ship Building Co. Ltd. in Dundee
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 18, 30 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 36 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 196 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                  6 plain furnaces; grate surface 95 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,496 sq. ft.;
                  engine built by Amos & Smith Ltd. in Hull
Owners: Ellerman's Wilson Line Ltd.
Port of registry: Hull

SIMON TAYLOR - 1844
Master:  Captain T. Brown.
Rigging: Barque, sheathed in yellow metal in 1844.
Tonnage:  431 tons.
Construction:  1824 in London; thorough repairs in 1837 & 1838; repairs to damages in 1844.
Owners:  Thomson & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

SINGAPORE 1906-1908
Code letters: HJKT                    Official Number: 123729
Master: Captain W.A. Williams
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Spar Deck; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom, aft 110 feet, under engine & boilers
             42 feet, forward 168 feet, 1,000 tons; Aft Peak Tank 46 tons
Dimensions: 364 feet long, 50 foot beam and holds 17.9 feet deep; Poop 31 feet;
                    Bridge 96 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1906, A. McMillan & Son Ltd. In Dumbarton
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 41 & 67 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 373 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 6 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 108 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,992 sq. ft.;
                   engine by Clyde Ship Building & Engine Co.Ltd. in Port Glasgow
Owners: Westminster Shipping Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

SION 1845
Master: Captain J. Colman
Rigging: Snow; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 313 tons using old measurements and 360 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1845 in Newport
Owners: Willmett
Port of registry: Newport
Port of survey: Newport
Voyage: sailed for Québec

SIOUX - 1923
Code letters:  LGNC            Official Number:  214569
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; cargo battens not fitted;
                equipped with electric light; cellular double bottom 222 feet long, 512 tons;
                Forward Peak Tank 67 tons; Aft Peak Tank 77 tons
Tonnage:  2,048 tons gross, 1,678 under deck and 1,265 net
Dimensions:  251 feet long, 43.5 foot beam and holds 18.2 feet deep; Poop 27 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 64 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction:  1917, American Ship Building Co. in Cleveland
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 20, 33 & 54 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 40 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 272 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 125 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,246 sq. ft.; engine built by
                    the same company as the hull
Owners:  New York & Porto Rico Steam Ships Co. Inc.
Port of registry:  New York

SIR BEAVIS - 1903-1904
Official Number: 114569
Master: Captain A. Harley
Rigging: steel single screw Cutter (tug); 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 52 tons gross, 52 under deck and 17 net
Dimensions: 63.7 feet long, 14.7 foot beam and holds 7.9 feet deep
Construction: 1903, G. Napier & Sons Ltd. in Southampton
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 12 & 24 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 16 inches; operating at 125 p.s.i.; 35 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler;
                   1 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 22 sq. ft.; heating surface 643 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Haddon & Beavis
Port of registry: Southampton

SIR CHARLES NAPIER - 1861
Official Number:  2943
Master:  Captain E. Scott
Rigging:  iron Ship; 4 bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,161 tons
Construction:  1855 in Newcastle
Owners:  Featherstone
Port of registry:  Newcastle
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

SIR EDWARD HAMILTON 1843-1853
Master: Captain R. Lundy (1843-50); Captain G. Dobson (1851-53)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in 1833 & 1848
Tonnage: 483 tons
Construction: 1800 in London; major repairs in 1831; new deck 1842; some repairs 1848
Owners: T. Ward
Port of registry: Hull
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea 1851 & 1853

SIR EDWARD PELLEW - 1810

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain W. Ore
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed
Tonnage: 307 tons
Construction: in Bideford; vessel 7 years old; 16 guns
Owners: F. Garden
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Greenock
Voyage: sailed for New Providence

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain W. Orr
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1806
Tonnage: 306 tons
Construction: 1803 in Bideford; some repairs in 1808; 2 6-pounds & 12 4-pounds guns
Owners: Gardner & Co.
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Demerara

SIR GEORGE OSBORNE - 1821

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain P.F. Stavers
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1814
Tonnage: 316 tons
Construction: in France; vessel 11 years old; repairs in 1818
Owners: Moyes
Draught under load: 15 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed on Transportation

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Toplin
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1816
Tonnage: 316 tons
Construction:  French Prize of capture; repairs to damages in 1816
Owners: Captain & Co.
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

SIR GEORGE POLLOCK - 1851/1861
Master: Captain Withers (1851); Captain F. Frost (1861)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861;
              fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 630 tons using old measurements and 553 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1847, Maulmain, using Teak
Owners: Luscombe (1851); F. Frost (1861)
Port of registry: Calcutta (1851); London (1861)
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New Zealand

SIR GEORGE SEYMOUR - 1851
Master:  Captain T. Millman
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1850
Tonnage:  724 tons
Construction:  1844 in Sunderland
Owners:  Somes Bros.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

SIR GODFREY WEBSTER 1825
 
(Green Book Underwriters)
Master: Captain Reynoldson
Rigging: Ship; 3 decks; sheathed in copper in 1823
Tonnage: 541 tons
Construction: London; vessel 26 years old; new wales and major repairs in 1823
Owners: Soames
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales
 
(Red Book Shipowners)
Master: Captain Renoldson
Rigging: Ship; 3 decks; sheathed in copper in 1823
Tonnage: 548 tons
Construction: 1799 in London; new wales and major repairs in 1823
Owners: Furlong
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

SIR HENRY POTTINGER 1850
Master: Captain J. Gregg
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and galvanized iron in 1849; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 388 tons using old measurements and 426 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1844 in New Brunswick
Owners: J. Low
Port of registry: Belfast
Port of survey: Belfast
Voyage: sailed for New York

SIR JAMES - 1868
Master:  Captain Thomas Richards
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1868; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  589 tons
Dimensions:  141 feet long, 32 foot beam and holds 19.5 feet deep
Construction:  1855 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1865; repairs to damages in 1868
Owners:  Rider & Co.
Port of registry:  Bristol
Port of survey:  Falmouth
Voyage:  sailed for India

SIR JAMES COCKBURN - 1833

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Meek/Captain Allen
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1830; 2 decks
Tonnage:  345 tons
Construction:  1827 in River; partial new top sides in 1833
Owners:  Mellish
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for South Fishing Grounds

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Meek
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1830; 2 decks
Tonnage:  360 tons
Construction:  in River, using Oak & Fir; vessel 6 years old: iron standards and knees
Owners:  Mellish
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for South Seas

SIR JOHN LAWRENCE - 1859/1860
Master:  Captain Sinclair
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed with yellow metal in 1859; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  1,090 tons.
Construction:  1859,  Royden in Liverpool
Owners:  Farnworth
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool (1859); London (1860)
Voyage:  sailed for India (1859)

SIR JOHN LAWRENCE - 1860
Rigging:  iron Ship
Tonnage:  698 tons
Construction:  1859,  Laing in Sunderland
Owners:  J. Lidgett
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London

SIR JOHN RENNIE - 1859-1860
Master: Captain A. Turner
Rigging: Snow
Tonnage: 186 tons
Construction: 1845 in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1854 & 1857
Owners: Bowman & Co.
Port of registry: Blyth
Port of survey: Blyth
Voyage: sailed for Denmark (1859); the Baltic Sea (1860)

SIR JOSEPH BANKS - 1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain Huntby
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in felt and copper in 1829; copper repaired in 1831
Tonnage:  341 tons
Construction:  Boston; vessel 25 years old; new deck in 1821; partial new wales in 1825 & 1829
Owners:  Meaburn & Co
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Virginia

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in felt and copper in 1829; copper repaired in 1831
Tonnage:  346 tons
Construction:  1808 in Boston
Owners:  Meaburn
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Norfolk

SIR LANCELOT - 1887
Code letters:  JHSD               Official Number:  49665
Master:  Captain McDonald, appointed to the shipping line and to the ship in 1886.
Rigging:  Ship made of composite materiels; sheathed in felt & yellow metal in Feb. 1887; fastened with copper bolts ;
               galvanized iron bolts above upper deck; iron frame planked.
Tonnage:  886 tons gross, 847 under deck and 886 net.
Dimensions:  197.6 feet long, 33.7 foot beam and holds 21 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 55 feet long.
Construction:  1865,  R. Steele in Greenock; repairs to damages in 1873.
Owners:  Visram, Ebrahim & Co.
Port of registry:  Bombay
Port of survey:  Bombay

SIR RALPH ABERCROMBIE - 1862-1867
Master:  Captain J. Macdonald (1862); Captain C. Gilbert (1863-67)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt & yellow metal in 1866; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 741 tons using old measurements and 799 tons using new measurements
Dimensions:  167.3 feet long, 27.4 foot beam and holds 20.7 feet deep
Construction:  1855 in Dundee; some repairs in 1859, 1863 & 1866
Owners:  J. Brodie
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for India (1862); New Zealand (1863)

SIR ROBERT CAMPBELL - 1861
Master: a) Captain R. Porter; b) Captain Fitzsimons
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1858
Tonnage: 162 tons
Construction: 1843 in Brideport; some repairs in 1851; repairs to damages in 1852 & 1858
Owners: Hartleys
Port of registry: Whitehaven
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for the West Indies

SIR WALTER - 1885
Code letters: SCMG                    Official Number: 79147
Master: Captain McKay
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 435 tons gross, 384 under deck and 275 net
Dimensions: 175.4 feet long, 25.1 foot beam and holds 13 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 29 feet;
                    Bridge Deck 38 feet; Forecastle 30
Construction: 1878, J. & G. Thomson in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 20 & 38 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 28 inches; 70 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: London & Edinburgh Shipping Co.
Port of registry: Leith

SIR WILLIAM WALLACE - 1830-1838

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Matthews (1830); Captain W. Carter (1831-38)
Rigging: Brig (1830); Barque (1831-38); single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1827 & 1831;
              copper repaired in 1829
Tonnage: 262 tons
Construction: in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Spruce, Pine & Hackmatac; vessel 6 years old (1830)
Owners: Brown (1830-31); Captain (1832-38)
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales (1832-33)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain W. Carter (1830-38)
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in patent hair and copper in 1831
Tonnage: 263 tons
Construction: 1824 in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Pine & Hackmatac
Owners: Carter
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool (1830-31); London (1833-38)
Voyage: sailed for Buenos Ayres (1830-31); New South Wales (1832-33)

SISTERS - 1838
Master: Captain T.Royal
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in copper in 1832
Tonnage: 106 tons
Construction: 1822 in Poole
Owners: R. & J. Slade
Port of registry: Poole

SISTERS - 1860
Master:  Captain Days
Rigging:  Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  83 tons
Construction:  1857 in Sunderland.
Owners:  J. Hall
Port of registry:  Inverness
Port of survey:  Sunderland
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

SKARPSNO - 1901
Code letters:  HFKV
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; water ballast
Tonnage:  1,766 tons gross, 1,408 under deck and 1,114 net
Dimensions:  281.2 feet long, 37.1 foot beam and holds 17.7 feet deep; Poop 33 tons;
                     Quarter Deck 147 tons; Bridge 163 tons; House on deck 28 tons
Construction:  1889, Wood, Skinner & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 21, 35 & 58 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 39 inches; 205 nominal horsepower; engine built by North East Marine
                    Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners:  Damps. Acties. Skarpsno (Fearnley & Eger, managers)
Port of registry:  Christiania

SKIDDAW - 1863-1867
Master:  Captain J. Williams (1863); Captain Hopson (1864-65); Captain Marshall (1866-67)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1864
Tonnage:  443 tons using old measurements and 357 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1852, in Workington; some repairs in 1856 & 1864
Owners:  Rathbone
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool (1863); Sunderland (1865)
Voyage:  sailed for South America (1863)

SLAVONIA - 1908,  ex. YAMUNA
Code letters:  VBLN                   Official Number:  115761
Master:  Captain A.G. Dunning, appointed to the vessel in 1908
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 3 decks, Upper & Main Decks sheathed in wood; Shelter Deck
               sheathed in Teak; 8 cemented bulkheads; web frames; fitted with electric light; cellular double
               bottom, aft 156 feet, under engine & boilers 85 feet, forward 217 feet, 2,013 tons; Deep Tank
               forward 28 feet, 1,040 tons; Forward Peak Tank 145 tons; Aft Peak Tank 80 tons
Tonnage:  10,606 tons gross, 7,460 under deck and 6,725 net
Dimensions:  510 feet long, 59.5 foot beam and holds 22.3 feet deep; Bridge 184 feet
Construction:  1903, Sir J. Laing & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 24, 40 & 70 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 200 p.s.i.; 929 nominal horsepower; 6 single ended boilers;
                    18 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 354 sq. ft.; heating surface 13,072 sq. ft.; engine
                    by Wallsend Slipway Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners:  Cunard Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

SLIEVE BLOOM - 1936
Code letters:  EIJN                      Official Number:  156202
Rigging:  twin screws steamer; 2 decks; cruiser stern; water ballast.
Tonnage:  1,297 tons gross, 1,167 under deck and 492 net.
Dimensions:  300.2 feet long, 44.7 foot beam and holds 14.8 feet deep;
                      Poop 91 feet long, Bridge Deck 79 feet; Forecastle 91 feet.
Construction:  W. Denny & Bros. Ltd. in Dumbarton.
Propulsion: 4 steam turbines, single reduction geared to 2 screw shafts; engine built by the same
                   company as the hull.
Owners:  London, Midland & Scottish Railway
Port of registry:  Dublin

SLIEVE MORE - 1936
Code letters:  EIBS              Official Number:  156208
Rigging:  twin screws passenger liner; 2 decks; cruiser stern; fitted with wireless; water ballast.
Tonnage:  1,409 tons gross, 1,164 under deck and 536 net.
Dimensions:  299.7 feet long, 44.7 foot beam and holds 14.8 feet deep; Bridge Deck 72 feet long.
Construction:  1932,  W. Denny & Bros. Ltd in Dumbarton
Propulsion: 4 steam turbines, single reduction geared to 2 screw shafts; engine built by the same
                   company as the hull.
Owners:  London, Midland & Scottish Railway
Port of registry:  Dublin

SLIEVEMORE - 1930
Code letters:  HCSR              Official Number: 117519
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 2 decks; fitted with submarine signalling device and
               wireless; water ballast.
Tonnage:  1,053 tons gross, 996 under deck and 438 net.
Dimensions:  299.8 feet long, 37.2 foot beam and holds 15.7 feet deep;
                      Poop 91 feet long, Bridge Deck 79 feet; Forecastle 91 feet.
Construction:  1904,  Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 8 cylinders, (2) 19, (2) 29 1/2 & (4) 33 inches diameter
                    respectively; stroke 30 inches; 239 nominal horsepower; engine built by the same
                    company as the hull.
Owners:  London, Midland & Scottish Railway
Port of registry:  Dublin

SMYRNA - 1887
Code letters:  QKCP            Official Number:  70457
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,372 tons gross, 1,185 under deck and 1,305 net
Dimensions:  232.3 feet long, 38.5 foot beam and 22.2 feet deep;
                      Poop 48 feet long; Forecastle 42 feet
Construction:  1876, Hood in Aberdeen
Owners:  G. Thompson & Co.
Port of registry:  Aberdeen

SNOWDON - 1876
Code letters: KQTV                    Official Number: 59886
Master: Captain Phillips
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1875; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 662 tons
Dimensions: 156.3 feet long, 31.4 foot beam and holds 20.3 feet deep
Construction: 1868, Gingras in Québec
Owners: Smith, Bilbrough & Co.
Port of registry: Belfast

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