Register of Ships - So-Sy
transcribed from the Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping
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SOCRATES - 1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Gibbons
Rigging: Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1831
Tonnage: 157 tons
Construction: in Scarborough; vessel 12 years old
Owners: Buckle's
Draught under load: 14 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Gibbons
Rigging: Snow; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1831
Tonnage: 152 tons
Construction: 1821 in Scarborough
Owners: Read
Draught under load: 11 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Van Diemen Land

SOESTDIJK - 1915
Code letters:  PSKL
Master:  Captain J. Baron
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 2 steel decks; 3 tiers of beams; steel shelter deck;
               6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom, aft 127 feet long,
               under engine & boilers 69 feet, forward 148 feet, 907 tons; Deep Tank aft 29 feet, 868 tons;
               Deep Tank forward 25 feet, 790 Tons; Forward Peak Tank 77 tons; Aft Peak Tank 46 tons.
Tonnage:  6,445 tons gross, 6,304 under deck and 4,231 net.
Dimensions:  400.4 feet long, 52.1 foot beam and holds 29.3 feet deep.
Construction:  1901,  Furness, Withy & Co. Ltd. in West Hartlepool.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 28, 46 & 77 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 489 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers;
                    12 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 208 sq. ft.; heating surface 8,140 sq. ft.; engine
                    built by Richardsons, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Hartlepool.
Owners:  Holland-Amerika Lijn
Port of registry:  Rotterdam

SOLEBAY - 1806

(Green Book - Underwriters only)
Master: Captain J. Sterry
Rigging: Brig; single deck
Tonnage: 94 tons
Construction: in Southwold; vessel 9 years old
Owners: Robinson
Draught under load: 9 feet
Port of survey: Yarmouth
Voyage: Northam

SOLENT - 1881

1) Code letters:  WVSN                   Official Number:  79657
Rigging:  iron single screw Barquentine; 2 decks & Spar Deck; 7 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,908 tons gross, 1,214 under deck and 1,206 net
Dimensions:  321.4 feet long, 35 foot beam and holds 16.6 feet deep; Bridge Deck 54 feet
Construction:  1878, Oswald, Mordant & Co. in Southampton
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 37 & 70 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; operating at 70 p.s.i.; 250 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Royal Mail Steam Packet Co.
Port of registry:  London

2) Code letters:  JQFC                   Official Number:  62221
Master:  Captain H. Coombs
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  721 tons gross, 670 under deck and 463 net
Dimensions:  198.4 feet long, 29.3 foot beam and holds 16.6 feet deep;
                     Raised Quarter Deck 32 feet; Forecastle 23 feet
Construction:  1870, J. Laing in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1873
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 25 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 30 p.s.i.; operating at 60 p.s.i.; 90 horsepower; engine compounded in 1878;
                    engine built by Day, Summers & Co. in Southampton
Owners:  J.L. Hill
Port of registry:  Southampton

SOLO - 1926
Code letters: HDLM                    Official Number: 122832
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom,
              aft 56 feet, under engine & boiler 31 feet, forward 100 feet, 401 tons; Forward Peak Tank
              23 tons; Aft Peak Tank 19 feet
Tonnage: 1,235 tons gross, 957 under deck and 719 net
Dimensions: 235 feet long, 34.2 foot beam and holds 14.5 feet deep; Quarter Deck 56 feet;
                    Poop 26 feet; Bridge 48 feet; Forecastle 27 feet
Construction: 1905, J.P. Renoldson & Sons in South Shields
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 19, 31 & 51 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; operating at 160 p.s.i.; 156 nominal horsepower; 1 single ended boiler;
                   3 plain furnaces; grate surface 67 sq. ft.; heating surface 2,461 sq. ft.;
                   engine by the builders
Owners: Pelton Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Newcastle

SOLWAY - 1862
Master:  Captain W. Dugnid
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  946 tons
Construction:  1857 in Sunderland
Owners:  Baines & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

SOMALI - 1918
Code letters:  SJWC              Official Number:  114056
Master:  Captain S.C. Warner, appointed to the ship in 1918.
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 2 steel deck, 1 sheathed in wood and Upper Deck sheathed in teak;
               3 tiers of beams; 8 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light & wireless; cellular double
               bottom, aft 95 feet long, forward 180 feet, 757 tons; Aft Peak Tank 64 tons.
Tonnage:  6,712 tons gross, 5,753 under deck and 4,193 net.
Dimensions: 450.3 feet long, 52.4 foot beam and holds 30.5 feet deep; bar keel 3 inches;
                     Poop 85 feet long; Bridge Deck 171 feet; Forecastle 90 feet.
Construction:  1901,  Caird & Co. Ltd. in Greenock.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 22 1/2, 36 1/2 & 60 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 48 inches; 642 nominal horsepower; 2 double ended boilers; 12 corrugated furnaces;
                    grate surface 239 sq. ft.; heating surface 9,230 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine built by the
                    same company as the hull.
Owners:  P & O Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  Greenock.

SONOMA - 1905
Code letters:  KQLV            Official Number:  117009
Master:  Captain C.F. Herriman, appointed to the vessel in 1903
Rigging:  steel twin screws steamer; 3 steel decks, Main Deck sheathed in wood & steel Spar Deck,
               partly sheathed in wood; 6 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom, aft 82 feet long,
               under engine & boilers 148 feet, forward 74 feet, 885 tons; Forward Peak Tank 121 tons;
               Aft Peak Tank 134 tons
Tonnage:  6,253 tons gross, 5,634 under deck and 3,936 net
Dimensions:  400 feet long, 50.2 foot beam and holds 26 feet deep
Construction:  1900, W. Cramp & Sons, Co. in Philadelphia
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 28, 46 & 75 inches diameter each pair; stroke 48 inches;
                    operating at 175 p.s.i.; 1,036 nominal horsepower; 8 single ended boilers; 24 corrugated furnaces;
                    grate surface 408 sq. ft.; heating surface 15,000 sq. ft.; engine built by the same company as the hull
Owners:  Oceanic Steam Ships Co.
Port of registry:  San Francisco

SOPHIA - 1818
Master:  Captain A. Simon
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper.
Tonnage;  208 tons.
Construction: 1817 in Guernsey.
Owners:  La Secre
Draught under load:  12 feet.
Port of survey:  Guernsey
Voyage:  sailed for Philadelphia

SOPHIA JANE - 1831-1833

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Biddulph
Rigging: steam packet Schooner; single deck; sheathed in copper in 1828; copper repaired in 1830
Tonnage: 154 tons
Construction: River; vessel 6 years old (1831)
Owners: Biddulph
Draught under load: 6 feet
Port of survey: Plymouth
Voyage: sailed for Cape Good Hope

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Biddulph
Rigging: steam packet Schooner; single deck; sheathed in copper in 1828; copper repaired in 1830
Tonnage: 154 tons
Construction: 1826; River
Owners: Captain
Draught under load: 6 feet
Port of survey: Plymouth
Voyage: sailed for Cape Good Hope

SOPHIA SUTHERLAND - 1889-94
Code letters: KGMV                    Official Number: 116283
Master: Captain M. White (1889-92); Captain A.C. Sutherland (1893-94)
Rigging: wood, 3 masts Schooner; 1 deck
Tonnage: 157 tons gross and 149 tons net
Dimensions: 105.3 feet long, 25.7 foot beam and holds 10.3 feet deep
Construction: 1889, J. Macdonald in Tacoma, WA
Owners: Ocean Shipping Co. (1889-92); A.C. Sutherland (1893-94)
Port of registry: Portland, OR

SORATA - 1881-1888
Code letters:  WRQS                Official Number:  65991
Rigging:  iron single screw Bark; 3 decks & Awning Deck, 1 iron deck; 7 bulkheads
Tonnage:  4,059 tons gross, 3,982 under deck and 2,605 net
Dimensions:  401.3 feet long, 42.8 foot beam and holds 34.1 feet deep
Construction:  1872, J. Elder & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 61 & 112 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; 600 horsepower; engine built by the same company as the hull
Owners:  Pacific Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool

SOTERO - 1918,   ex. BOSFORO,  ex. JERSEY CITY
Code letters:  HWVJ              Official Number:  85803
Master:  Captain A. Andrea, appointed to the vessel in 1917
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 2 iron decks; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
               cellular double bottom, aft 76 feet, under boilers 30 feet, 245 tons
Tonnage:  1,873 tons gross, 1,717 under deck and 1,194 net
Dimensions:  270.4 feet long, 36 foot beam and holds 21.3 feet deep; Poop 26 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction:  1882, Richardson, Duck & Co. in Stockton
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 cylinders of 36 13/16 & 67 1/2 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 218 nominal horsepower; 1 double ended boiler;
                    6 plain furnaces; grate surface 100 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,750 sq.ft.; new double boiler in 1901;
                    engine built by T. Richardson & Sons in Hartlepool
Owners:  Atlantic & Eastern Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (J. Glynn & Son Ltd., managers)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

SOUND OF JURA - 1911-1914
Code letters: PFQD                Official Number: 105977
Master: Captain G. Rochester
Rigging: steel, 4 masts, auxiliary single screw motor Barquentine; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams
Tonnage: 1,109 tons gross, 1,028 under deck and 1,020 net
Dimensions: 210.3 feet long, 35.6 foot beam and holds 19.5 feet deep; Poop 32 feet; Forecastle 26 feet
Construction: 1896, Russell & Co. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: oil engine with 4 cylinders of 11 inches diameter each; stroke 17 inches;
                   60 registered horsepower; engine by Diesel & Co. in Stockholm
Owners: Southern Whaling & Sealing Co. Ltd. (G.D. Irving & C.O. Johnson, managers)
Port of registry: Glasgow

SOUTER JOHNNIE - 1842
Master:  Captain T. Little
Rigging:  Bark
Tonnage:  332 tons using old measurements and 382 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1840 in Sunderland
Owners:  Fisher & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Montreal

SOUTH SEA - 1853
Master: Captain W. Brett
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 953 tons
Construction: 1852 in Miramichi, using Hackmatac & Birch
Owners: W. Brett
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Sydney

SOUTH STACK - 1924
Code letters:  SBKR              Official Number: 111034
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 2 decks; fitted with electric light, submarine signalling device
               and wireless; water ballast.
Tonnage:  977 tons gross, 925 under deck and 411 net.
Dimensions:  299.5 feet long, 36 foot beam and holds 13.5 feet deep.
Construction:  1900,  Laird Bros. Ltd. in Birkenhead.
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 8 cylinders, (2) 19, (2) 27 1/2 & (4) 33 inches diameter
                    respectively; stroke 30 inches; 238 nominal horsepower; engine built by the same
                    company as the hull.
Owners:  London, Midland & Scottish Railway
Port of registry:  Dublin

SOUTH WESTERN - 1912
Code letters: NRCK                    Official Number: 72341
Rigging: iron single screw steamer
Tonnage: 702 tons gross, 540 under deck and 269 net
Dimensions: 222.3 feet long, 27.1 foot beam and holds 13.5 feet deep;
                    Quarter Deck 82 tons; Forecatle 23 tons
Construction: 1874, J. & W. Dudgeon in London
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22, 35 1/2 & 60 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 39 inches; 225 nominal horsepower; new engine in 1890; new boilers in 1906;
                   engine by Earle's Co. Ltd. in Hull
Owners: London & South Western Railway Co.
Port of registry: Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON – 1853-1854

1) Master: Captain W. Bowen
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1852; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 908 tons using old measurements and 971 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1841 in London
Owners: Wigram
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Calcutta

2) Master: Captain C. Hooper
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851
Tonnage: 217 tons using old measurements and 218 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1829 in Southampton
Owners: Hooper & Co.
Port of registry: Plymouth
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea (1854)

SOUTHERN CROSS - 1955
Code letters: GSWW                      Official Number: 186456
Rigging: steel twin screws passengers liner; 3 decks & 2 lower decks, forward of machinery space;
              fitted with direction finder, echo sounding device, gyro-compass & radar
Tonnage: 20,204 tons gross and 10,327 tons net
Dimensions: 603ft. 10in. long, 78ft. 6in. beam and holds 25ft. 10in. deep
Construction: 1955, Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion: 4 steam turbines double reduction geared to twin shafts; engine by the builders
Owners: Shaw, Savill & Albion Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Southampton
 
SOUTHERN EMPIRE - 1868
Master:  Captain J. Dunlop
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1866; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  1,142 tons
Dimensions:  175 feet long, 36.4 foot beam and holds 23.3 feet deep
Construction:  1863, Baldwin in Québec
Owners:  Cannon & Son
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for India

SOUTHESK - 1877
Official Number:  75197
Master:  Captain C. Grey
Rigging:  iron Bark; 2 decks; 1 bulkhead; cemented in 1877
Tonnage:  1,210 tons gross, 1,078 under deck and 1,154 net.
Dimensions:  225.2 feet long, 35 foot beam and holds 21.8 feet deep;
                      Poop 39 feet long; Forecastle 36 feet.
Construction:  1877,  Stephen in Dundee.
Owners:  D. Bruce.
Port of registry:  Dundee
Port of survey: Dundee

SOUTHWARK - 1889
Official Number: 95526
Master: Captain T. Shaw
Rigging: steel single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads;
               cellular double bottom 106 feet, 153 tons
Tonnage: 535 tons gross, 460 under deck and 335 net
Dimensions: 167.8 feet long, 30.2 foot beam and holds 11.7 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 48 feet; Bridge Deck 13 feet; Forecastle 22 feet
Construction: 1889, Schlesinger, Davis & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 14, 23 & 39 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 27 inches; 75 horsepower; engine by E. Scott & Co. in Newcastle
Owners: M.A. Ray & Sons
Port of registry: London

SOUTHWARK - 1893-94/1904-05
Code letters: NGDT              Official Number: 102121
Master: Captain F.M. Passow (1893-94); Captain J.O. Williams (1904-05)
Rigging: steel twin screws, 4 masts, Schooner; 3 steel decks, 2 sheathed in wood; 4 tiers of beams;
              web frames; 8 bulkheads asphalted; fitted with electric light and refrigerating machinery;
              cellular double bottom 428 feet long, 1,255 tons
Tonnage: 8,607 tons gross, 7,908 under deck and 5,642 net
Dimensions: 480 feet long, 57.2 foot beam and holds 37.1 feet deep; Poop 36 feet long;
                     Bridge Deck 137 feet; Forecastle 67 feet
Construction: 1893,  W. Denny & Bros. Co. in Dumbarton
Propulsion: quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 25 1/2, 37 1/2, 52 1/2 & 74 inches diameter
                   respectively; stroke 54 inches; operating at 200 p.s.i.; 1,237 nominal horsepower;
                   2 double ended & 1 single ended boilers; 20 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 382 sq. ft.;
                   heating surface 18,549 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine by the builders
Owners: International Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

SOUTHWELL - 1928
Code letters: KRVJ                    Official Number: 148277
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 3 cemented bulkheads; machinery aft; cellular double
              bottom, forward 89 feet, 115 tons; Forward Peak Tank 37 tons; Aft Peak Tank 25 tons
Tonnage: 486 tons gross, 309 under deck and 195 net
Dimensions: 156.2 feet long, 25.6 foot beam and holds 9.8 feet deep; Quarter Deck 86 feet;
                    Bridge 11 feet; Forecastle 23 feet
Construction: 1924, Goole Ship Building & Repairing Co. Ltd. in Goole
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 13, 21 & 35 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 24 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 82 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler;
                   3 plain furnaces; grate surface 46 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,510 sq. ft.;
                   engine by C.D. Holmes & Co. Ltd. in Hull
Owners: Miskin Manor Shipping Co. Ltd. (Scriven & Ridd, managers)
Port of registry: Cardiff

SOUTHWORTH - 1830

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Coombs
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1828; copper repaired in 1830
Tonnage: 350 tons
Construction: Chester; vessel 9 years old; new deck in 1830
Owners: Moats
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Coombes
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1830
Tonnage: 350 tons
Construction: 1821 in Chester; new wales, deck & some repairs in 1830
Owners: Moates
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for New South Wales

SOUVENIR - 1878
Master: Captain W. Day
Rigging: Barque
Tonnage: 497 tons gross, 441 under deck and 482 net
Dimensions: 142 feet long, 29.6 foot beam and holds 17.2 feet deep; Break 29 tons
Construction: 1875 in Norway
Owners: E.C. Cummings & R.H. Martin
Port of registry: Bristol

SOVEREIGN - 1812

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain S. Andres
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1810
Tonnage: 370 tons
Construction: in Whitby; vessel 9 years old; 10 guns
Owners: Barrick
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Mackie
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1811
Tonnage: 369 tons
Construction: 1803 in Whitby; 2 4-pounds gunds & 8 18-pounds caronnade
Owners: Barry
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed on Transportation

SOVEREIGN - 1813

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain Bell
Rigging: Ship; 3 decks; sheathed in copper in 1806
Tonnage: 650 tons
Construction: in London; vessel 14 years old; 18 12-pounds guns
Owners: Lock & Co.
Draught under load: 20 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed on Transportation
 
(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Bell
Rigging: Ship; 3 decks; sheathed in copper in 1806
Tonnage: 650 tons
Construction: 1800 in London; 18 12-pounds guns
Owners: Lock & Co.
Draught under load: 20 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for India

SOVEREIGN - 1850
Master:  Captain J. King
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1849; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  476 tons using old measurements and 542 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1814 in Hull; vessel lengthened, new deck and major repairs in 1846;
                       some repairs in 1849
Owners:  Pryde & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Port Natal

SOVEREIGN OF THE SEAS - 1861
Master: Captain Cruikshank
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1861; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,227 tons
Construction: 1857 in Saint John, N.B., using Tamarack, Birch & Pitch Pine
Owners: Wright & Co.
Port of registry: Saint John, N.B.
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia                                    BURNT

SPARKLER – 1810-1812
 
(Green Book – Underwriters)
Master: Captain A. Brown
Rigging: Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 167 tons
Construction: in London; vessel 15 years old (1810); 4 4-pounds & 6 6-pounds guns; raised in 1803; Fir top sides
Owners: J. Bruce
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: Plymouth
Voyage: sailed for St. John’s, NF
 
(Red Book – Shipowners)
Master: Captain C. Brown
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 179 tons
Construction: 1797 in London; 2 4-pounds guns
Owners: Captain
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: London (1810); Plymouth (1811-12)
Voyage: sailed for Madeira (1810); Newfoundland (1811-12)

SPARTAN - 1869/1871
Master:  Captain C. Redhead
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; iron deck; 4 bulkheads; cemented 1868
Tonnage:  1,200 tons gross and 916 net
Dimensions:  272 feet long, 31.3 foot beam and holds 20 feet deep
Construction:  1868,  Lawrie in Glasgow
Owners:  M. Spartali
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  (1869) Clyde; b) London
Voyage: sailed  for the Mediterannean Sea (1869); for the Black Sea (1871)

SPECULATOR - 1868
Official Number: 49429
Master: Captain T. Killam, Jr.
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and coper in 1864; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 747 tons
Dimensions: 174 feet long, 33 foot beam and holds 20 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Richards in Nova Scotia
Owners: T. Killam, Sr.
Port of registry: Yarmouth, NS
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Australia

SPERANZA C. - 1905, ex. MUSCINO, ex. ENRICA MERELLO
Code letters: SJNT                    Official Number: 1287
Master: Captain O. Leoni
Rigging: wood Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams
Tonnage: 525 tons gross, 518 under deck and 500 net
Dimensions: 140 feet long, 32.2 foot beam and holds 20.4 feet deep; Deckhouse 6 tons
Construction: 1871, L. Marcenaro in Sestri Ponenti
Owners: Fratelli Cignoni
Port of registry: Leghorn

SPERMACETI - 1850
Master:  Captain E. Moon
Rigging:  Bark
Tonnage:  411 tons
Construction:  1834 in New Brunswick; major repairs in 1840; some repairs in 1850
Owners:  Nichols & Co.
Port of registry:  Plymouth
Port of survey:  Plymouth
Voyage:  sailed for Québec

SPHYNX - 1891, ex. SWANSEA
Code letters: JWNT                 Official Number: 91226
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,698 tons gross, 1,360 under deck and 1,102 net
Dimensions: 261.2 feet long, 36.4 foot beam and holds 18.2 feet deep;
                   Quarter Deck 92 feet; Bridge 56 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1883, Blyth Ship Building Co. in Blyth
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 32 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                 stroke 42 inches; 160 horsepower; engine by R. & W. Hawthorn in Newcastle
Owners: Moss Steamship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

SPINNER - 1868-1872
Official Number:  26567
Master:  Captain Harroway (1868-69); Captain Bull (1870); Captain Dodds (1871);
             Captain J. Sibbald (1872)
Rigging:  Snow; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  173 tons
Dimensions:  82.1 feet long, 19.4 foot beam and holds 14.3 feet deep
Construction:  1849 in Dundee; repairs to damages in 1863, 1866 & 1868; some repairs in 1871
Owners:  J. Dixon
Port of registry:  Blyth
Port of survey:  Blyth
Voyage:  sailed for the Baltic Sea (1868-71); on Coastal Trade (1872)

SPIRIT OF THE DEEP – 1856
Master: Captain Hewith
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 785 tons using old measurements and 733 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1854 in Sunderland
Owners: McDonald
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for India

SPIRIT OF THE OCEAN - 1865
Master:  Captain R. Carry
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in yellow metal in 1864; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  578 tons
Dimensions:  158.7 feet long, 32.6 foot beam and holds 18.8 feet deep
Construction:  1863, Jones in Pugwash
Owners:  a) C. Walton; b) Croshaw & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Halifax                                          WRECKED

SPRING - 1851-1858
Master:  Captain Mackenzie (1851-1853); Captain J. Gowland (1854-1855)
              Captain W. Gourley (1856); Captain R. Dunn (1857-1858)
Rigging:  Snow; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  261 tons using old measurements and 275 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1838 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1849, 1851 & 1853
Owners:  Morrisson
Port of registry:  Newcastle (1851-1855); Shields (1856-1858)
Port of survey:  Shields (1851, 1854-1858); Newcastle (1853)
Voyage:  sailed for London (1851); Québec (1853); America (1854-1855);
               France (1856); Lisbon (1857-1858)

SPRING FLOWER - 1838-1839
Master: Captain T. Brown (1838); Captain J. Symons (1839)
Rigging: Brig
Tonnage: 225 tons
Construction: 1825 in Sunderland; wants repairs in 1839
Owners: Brown & Co.
Port of registry: Padstow
Port of survey: Padstow
Voyage: sailed for North America

SPRINGBOK - 1863
Master:  Captain H. Mouat
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1862; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  280 tons
Dimensions:  109.5 feet long, 26.5 foot beam and holds 16.6 feet deep
Construction:  1862, Pickersgill in Sunderland; some repairs in 1863
Owners:  R. Thompson
Port of registry:  North Shields
Port of survey:  London
Voyage: sailed for Falkland Islands

SPRIGHTLY - 1902-1918
Official Number: 64807
Master: Captain J. Hill
Rigging: iron single screw Sloop; 1 deck
Tonnage: 109 tons gross, 89 under deck and 68 net
Dimensions: 96.2 feet long, 17.1 foot beam and holds 8.3 feet deep
Construction: 1875, J.C. Johnson in Melbourne; rebuilt in 1898 by Robinson Bros. Ltd.
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 15 & 22 inches diameter respectively; stroke 18 inches;
                   35 registered horsepower; engine by J. & H. Guynne in London
Owners: Australian Steamships Ltd. (Howard Smith Ltd., manager)
Port of registry: Melbourne

SPYRIDION VAGLIANO - 1890
Official Number: 69
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom, aft 60 feet, forward 54 feet, 255 tons; Forward Peak Tank 25 tons;
              Aft Peak Tank 20 tons
Tonnage: 1,708 tons gross, 1,341 under deck and 1,111 net
Dimensions: 258 feet long, 36.1 foot beam and holds 18.7 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 70 feet;
                    Bridge Deck 66 feet; Poop 24 feet; Forecastle 32 feet
Construction: 1883, Bartram, Haswell & Co. in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 33 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 170 horsepower;
                   engine by T. Richardson & Sons in Hartlepool
Owners: Vagliano Bros.
Port of registry: Argostoli

STAG - 1856-1858
Master: Captain J.Clark (1856); Captain J. Robinson (1857-58)
Rigging: Snow; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 182 tons
Construction: 1846 in Shields; some repairs in 1854
Owners: Robinson
Port of registry: Shields
Port of survey: Shields
Voyage: sailed for London

STAG - 1860 - 1870
Master: Captain S. Ellis
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1856 & 1863;
              fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 258 tons
Dimensions: 124.7 feet long, 23.5 foot beam and holds 15 feet deep
Construction: 1856 in Granton
Owners: Ellis & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Leith
Voyage: sailed for Australia

STAKESBY - 1820-1821/35

(Green Book – Underwriters)
Master: Captain Henderson (1820-021); Captain W. Corner/Captain Goble (1835)
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1818 (1820-21);
             Barque; sheathed in felt and metal in 1835
Tonnage: 438 tons
Construction: in Whitby; vessel 8 years old (1820); repairs to damages in 1818;
                     new deck, wales & top sides in 1829
Owners: Chapman
Draught under load: 18 feet
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Batavia (1820)
 
(Red Book – Shipowners)
Master: Captain Henderson (1820-21); Captain W. Corner/Captain Goble (1835)
Rigging: Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1819;
             Barque; sheathed in felt and metal in 1835
Tonnage: 437 tons
Construction: 1814 in Whitby; new deck, wales & top sides in 1829
Owners: Chapman
Draught under load: 17 feet
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Batavia (1820)

STANGROVE – 1938, ex. SKINNINGROVE-1936, ex. HAILSHAM, ex. SKINNINGROVE
Code letters: MQSL                                  Official Number: 98787
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; double bottom aft 38 feet, 46 tons,
              Forward Peak Tank 81 tons; Aft Peak Tank 22 tons
Tonnage: 516 tons gross, 369 under deck and 217 net
Dimensions: 155 feet long, 26.8 foot beam and holds 11.7 feet deep; Poop 16 feet;
                    Quarter Deck 84 feet; Forecastle 19 feet
Construction: 1895, J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 13, 21 & 34 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 24 inches; 60 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 2 plain furnaces;
                  grate surface 36 sq. ft.; heating surface 1,092 sq. ft.; engine by J. Dickinson in Sunderland
Owners: Stanhope Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (J.A. Billmeir & Co. Ltd., managers)
Port of registry: London

STARBEAM - 1884
Code letters: HBDF                Official Number: 51157
Master: Captain J. Millard
Rigging: wood Brig; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 246 tons gross, 242 under deck and 228 net
Dimensions: 99.7 feet long, 26.3 foot beam and holds 15.5 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Pearson in Pallion; repairs to damages in 1865 & 1867
Owners: J.P. Mountain
Port of registry: Boston

STARBUCK - 1892-1894, ex. OLIVETO
Code letters: KDCS
Master: Captain J.M. Dow (1892-94)
Rigging: iron single screw Schooner; 1 iron deck & Awning Deck; 3 tiers of beams
Tonnage: 2,157 tons gross and 1,548 tons net
Dimensions: 289 feet long, 36 foot beam and holds 20 feet deep
Construction: 1881, J. Laing in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 33 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 42 inches; 200 horsepower; engine by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners: Pacific Mail Steam Ship Co.
Port of registry: New York

STAR OF NEW ZEALAND – 1897-1900
Code letters: NSRW                   Official Number: 104459
Master: Captain W.J. Reed
Rigging: steel single screw steam Brigantine; 2 decks; 6 cemented bulkheads; fitted with refrigerating machinery;
              cellular double bottom, aft 110 feet, under engine & boilers 46 feet, forward 164 feet, 874 tons;
Tonnage: 4,840 tons gross, 4,123 under deck and 3,124 net
Dimensions: 393.5 feet long, 46.8 foot beam and holds 28 feet deep; Poop 42 feet;
                    Bridge & Forecastle 259 feet
Construction: 1895, Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26 ½, 44 & 73 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 48 inches; 457 nominal horsepower; 3 single ended boilers; 9 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 152 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,270 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Star of New Zealand Steam Ship Co. Ltd. (J.P. Corry & Co., managers)
Port of registry: Belfast

STAR OF THE EAST - 1887
Code letters: QJKN            Official Number:  74620
Master:  Captain W. Esson, appointed to the ship in 1887.
Rigging:  Bark made of iron; 1 desk with 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 757 tons gross, 734 tons net, 675 tons under deck.
Dimensions: 183.3 feet in length, 30.7 foot beam and holds 18.5 feet deep;
                     Forecastle 32 feet long.
Construction:  1876,  by C. Connell and Co in Glasgow.
Owners:  Sir R.W. Cameron
Port of Registry:  London

STAR QUEEN - 1871
Master: Captain J. Heath
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1869; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 263 tons
Dimensions: 117.4 feet long, 25.3 foot beam and holds 14.4 feet deep
Construction: 1866, Date in Kingsbridge
Owners: Grant & Co.
Port of registry: Salcombe
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Mauritius

STARTLED FAWN - 1856
Master:  Captain J. Carlyle
Rigging:  iron Ship
Tonnage:  1,329 tons
Construction:  1855 in Warrington
Owners:  Fletcher & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Australia

STATE OF INDIANA - 1884-1888
Code letters: NJRC                    Official Number: 71664
Master: Captain A. Ritchie (1884-88)
Rigging: iron single screw, 3 masts, Schooner; 3 decks; 1 partly iron; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 2,584 tons gross, 2,420 under deck and 1,498 net
Dimensions: 329.9 feet long, 36.2 foot beam and holds 28.4 feet deep; Forecastle 44 feet
Construction: 1874, T. Wingate & Co. in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 45 & 84 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 48 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 400 horsepower; new boilers in 1884;
                  engine by the builders
Owners: The State Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Glasgow

STATE OF NEBRASKA - 1880 - 1890
Code letters: TPVH                    Official Number: 82347
Master: Captain A. Brass
Rigging: iron single screw, 3 masts, steamer; 3 decks; 6 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 3,986 tons gross, 3,846 under deck and 2,577 net
Dimensions: 385.2 feet long, 43.3 foot beam and holdsd 32.2 feet deep; Bridge 130 feet
Construction: 1880, London & Glasgow Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 51 & 91 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 60 inches; 650 horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: J. & A. Allan / The State Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registy: Glasgow

STATESMAN - 1846-1847
Master: Captain Quiller
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1842
Tonnage: 345 tons
Construction: 1821 in Liverpool; thorough repairs in 1838
Owners: Quiller
Port of registry: Liverpool

STATESMAN - 1852-1853
Master: Captain Lane (1852); Captain Godfrey (1853)
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1852; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 874 tons
Construction: 1849 in Sunderland
Owners: Marshall
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Sunderland (1852); London (1853)
Voyage: sailed for Sydney (1852); Port Philip (1853)

STATIRA - 1879
Code letters: HCLJ                           Official number: 60827
Master: Captain W. Egglesfield
Rigging: iron single screw, 3 masts steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 994 tons gross, 850 under deck and 733 net
Dimensions: 239.9 feet long, 28 foot beam and holds 17.3 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deck 64 tons;
                    Forecastle 32 tons
Construction: 1868, Palmer in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 26 & 51 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 30 inches; 160 horsepower; new  boiler & engine compounded in 1875;
                   engine by Victoria Dock Engine Co. in London
Owners: London Steamship Co. Ltd
Port of registry: London

STEADFAST – 1849-1863
Master: Captain T. Spencer (1850-56); Captain Hodgson (1857-60); Captain J. Beal (1861);
            Captain L. Chisholm (1862-63)
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in 1848, 1850 & 1852; sheathed partly in felt and yellow metal in 1855;
             sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857 & 1860; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 444 tons using old measurements and 584 tons using new measurements; 467 tons ( after 1861)
Construction: 1847 in Sunderland; some repairs in 1857; partial new keelson & some repairs in 1862
Owners: Temperly (1849-56); Tulley & Co. (1857-63)
Port of registry: London (1849-56); Sunderland (1857-63)
Port of survey: London (1849-56); Sunderland (1857-61); Cardiff (1862-63)
Voyage: Calcutta (1850); New Zealand (1851-52); Adelaide (1853-54); Aden (1857-60); India (1861-62)
WRECKED 1863

STEBONHEATH - 1851
Master:  Captain T. Austen
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1851
Tonnage:  926 tons using old measurements and 1,014 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1843 in Hull; some repairs in 1845 & 1848
Owners:  Wilson & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Port Adelaide

STELLA - 1864
Master:  Captain W. Trefry
Rigging:  wood Barque; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  485 tons
Dimensions:  134 feet long, 30.2 foot beam and holds 17.5 feet deep
Construction:  1863, Gardner in Yarmouth, N.S.
Owners:  William K. Dudman & Co.
Port of registry:  Yarmouth, N.S.
Port of survey:  Saint John, N.B.
Voyage:  sailed for New York

STELLA - 1883
Code letters: LVQT                Official Number: 67905
Master: Captain J. Mitchell
Rigging: 3 masts Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1880;
              fastened with copper bolts; salted
Tonnage: 234 tons gross, 224 under deck and 221 net
Dimensions: 121.7 feet long, 25.8 foot beam and holds 13 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 10 tons
Construction: 1872, Weir in Ayr
Owners: J. & W. Stewart
Port of registry: Greenock

STENTOR - 1820

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain T. Harris
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1818
Tonnage:  382 tons
Construction:  Sunderland; vessel 6 years old; repairs to damages in 1818
Owners:  Beavin & Co.
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  a) Liverpool; b) London
Voyage:  sailed for a) Cape Good Hope; b) Calcutta

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Harris
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in copper in 1818;
               copper repaired in 1819
Tonnage: 382 tons
Construction:  1814 in Sunderland; repairs to damages in 1818
Owners:  Bevan & Co.
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for a) Cape Good Hope; b) Calcutta

STEPHANIA - 1823-1824

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master: Captain A. Smith
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in copper in 1819
Tonnage: 315 tons
Construction: in New York; vessel 4 years old
Owners: Depau
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Cowes

STEPHANOTIS – 1884-1888
Code letters: KBLT                  Official Number: 65382
Master: Captain W. Churnside
Rigging: iron single screw steam Brigantine; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,042 tons gross, 958 under deck and 678 net
Dimensions: 220.5 feet long, 30.6 foot beam and holds 19.2 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 45 feet; Bridge Deck 48 tons
Construction: 1871, Iliff, Mounsey & Co.; repairs to damages in 1875, 1877, 1879 & 1886
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 27 & 47 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 30 inches; 98 horsepower; engine compounded & new boiler in 1877;
                   engine by R. & W. Hawthorn in Newcastle
Owners: J. Robinson & Sons
Port of registry: North Shields

STEPHENA - 1824

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Smith
Rigging: Brig; 2 decks
Tonnage: 315 tons
Construction: 1819 in New York
Owners: in America
Draught under load: 16 feet
Port of survey: Cowes
Voyage: sailed for America

STERLING - 1908
Code letters:  MDQB
Master:  Captain I. Aamodt
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 deck & Spar Deck; water ballast.
Tonnage:  1,323 tons gross, 1,197 under deck and 817 net.
Dimensions:  231.3 feet long, 34.1 foot beam and holds 22.2 feet deep; House on deck 116 tons.
Construction:  1907,  Fredrikstad Mek. Vaersk in Fredrikstad
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 20, 34 & 54 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 36 inches; 175 nominal horsepower; engine built by the same company as the hull.
Owners:  Dampskibsselskabet Granger Rolf (Fred Olsen, manager)
Port of registry:  Christiania

STOCKHOLM - 1915-1918, ex. POTSDAM
Code letters: JVMC              Official Number: 5759
Master: Captain A.E. Håkansson
Rigging: steel twin screws steamer; 3 decks & Shelter Deck; 10 partly asphalted & partly cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light, submarine signalling device & wireless; cellular double bottom, aft 153 feet,
              under engine & boilers 97 feet, forecastle 208 feet, 1,627 tons; Deep Tank forward 57 feet, 1,954 tons
Tonnage: 12,522 tons gross, 11,562 under deck and 7,902 net
Dimensions: 547.1 feet long, 62.1 foot beam and holds 34.6 feet deep; Promenade Deck 195 feet
Construction: 1900, Blohm & Voss in Hamburg
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 27 7/16, 46 1/2 & 80 inches diameter each pair;
                   stroke 55 1/8 inches; 1,855 nominal horsepower; 4 double & 3 single ended boilers; 33 corrugated furnaces;
                   grate surface 698 sq. ft.; heating surface 24,056 sq. ft.; engine by the builders
Owners: Rederiaktieb. Sverige-Nordamerika (Dan Broström, manager)
Port of registry: Gothenburg

STOCKHOLM II - 1949
Code letters:  SEJT               Official Number:  8926
Rigging:  twin screws motorship; 3 decks; 9 cemented bulkheads; cruiser stern; fitted with refrigerating
               machinery, direction finder, echo sounding device, gyro-compass & radar; cellular double
               bottom 359 feet long, 1,255 tons; Forward Peak Tank 17 tons; Aft Peak Tank 105 tons.
Tonnage:  11,650 tons gross, 5,423 under deck and 6,040 net.
Dimensions:  510.4 feet long, 69.1 foot beam and holds 32.7 feet deep;
                      Bridge Deck & Forecastle 404 feet long; Promenade Deck 195 feet.
Construction:  1948,  A/B Gotarverken in Gothenburg; electric welded; strengthened for
                        navigation in ice.
Propulsion:  2 oil engines, 2-stroke cycle, double action, each with 8 cylinders of 29 15/16 inches
                    diameter; stroke 51 13/16 inches; 2 double ended boilers; machinery number 2832;
                    engine built by the same company as the hull.
Owners:  Svenska Amerika Linien
Port of registry:  Gothenburg.

STOCKPORT - 1943
Code letters:  GRNL            Official Number:  132111
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 1 steel deck; lower deck in No. 1 & 3 holds; partial deep framing;
               5 cemented bulkheads; double bottom, aft 54 feet long, under engine 21 feet, forward 111 feet,
               295 tons; Aft Peak Tank 33 tons
Tonnage:  1,683 tons gross, 1,098 under deck and  918 net
Construction:  1911, Earle's Co. Ltd. in Hull
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22, 35 & 60 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 309 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                    6 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 144 sq. ft.; heating surface 5,540 sq. ft.;
                    engine built by the same company as the hull
Owners:  London and North Eastern Railway
Port of registry:  Grimsby

STONEHOUSE - 1873-1874
Code letters:  HNJL                   Official Number:  52814
Master:  Captain O. Bley
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1872; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage:  1,153 tons
Dimensions:  209 feet long, 36.2 foot beam and holds 21.9 feet deep
Construction:  1866 in Pallion
Owners:  J. Morison
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for New Zealand (1873)

STORM CLOUD - 1858
Master:  Captain Campbell
Rigging:  iron Ship
Tonnage:  908 tons
Construction:  1854 in Glasgow
Owners:  Stephen & Co.
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for Van Diemen Land

STORM NYMPH - 1866
Master:  a) Captain T. Shugg; b) Captain Read
Rigging:  Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  182 tons using old measurements and 139 tons using new measurements
Dimensions:  81.6 feet long, 19.1 foot beam and holds 11 feet deep
Construction:  1854 in Arbroath; some repairs in 1862 & 1864; partial new keelson & some repairs in 1867
Owners:  a) Shugg & Co.; b) Easterbrook & Co.
Port of registry:  Hayle
Port of survey:  St. Ives
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

STRANGER – 1813
 
(Green Book – Underwriters)
Master: Captain Power
Rigging: Ship; single deck
Tonnage: 57 tons
Construction: in France; vessel 4 years old
Owners: G. Ord
Draught under load: 8 feet
Port of survey: Bristol
Voyage: sailed for Plymouth
 
(Red Book – Shipowners)
Master: Captain T. Ellis
Rigging: Sloop; single deck
Tonnage: 57 tons
Construction: French prize of capture
Owners: G. Ord
Draught under load: 7 feet
Port of survey: Plymouth
Voyage: sailed for Bristol

STRANTON - 1881
Code letters: TDWH                  Official Number: 81508
Master: a) Captain G. Mackenzie; b) Captain Halsey
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,754 tons gross, 1,386 under deck and 1,133 net
Dimensions: 256.5 feet long, 34.6 foot beam and holds 19.7 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 68 feet; Poop 28 feet; Forecastle 33 feet
Construction: 1880, W. Gray & Co. in West Hartlepool
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 33 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 150 horsepower; engine by T. Richardson & Sons in Hartlepool
Owners: West Hartlepool Steam Navigation Co.
Port of registry: West Hartlepool

STRASSBURG - 1884
Code letters:  QCMH
Rigging:  iron single screw Brig.
Tonnage:  3,025 tons gross and 2,230 net
Dimensions:  354.4 feet long, 39.4 foot beam and holds 31 feet deep.
Construction;  1872,  Caird & Co. in Greenock
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 46 & 72 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 48 inches; 300 horsepower; engine built by the same company as the hull.
Owners:  Norddeutscher Lloyd
Port of registry:  Bremen

STRATFIELDSAYE - 1857
Master:  Captain J. Brown
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1855.
Tonnage:  600 tons.
Construction:  1852 in Sunderland
Owners:  W. Connal.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London

STRATHALLAN - 1858
Master: Captain J. Tod
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1857; fastened with copper bolts
Tonnage: 548 tons
Construction: 1857, Dundee
Owners: Young & Co.
Port of registry: Glasgow
Port of survey: Dundee
Voyage: sailed for New Zealand

STRATHAVON - 1872
Official Number : 52467
Master : Captain T. Duquette
Rigging : Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1871; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage : 637 tons
Dimensions : 154.6 feet long, 30.4 foot beam and holds 19.1 feet deep
Construction : 1865, Gingras in Québec; repairs to damages in 1871
Owners : J.G. Ross
Port of registry : Québec
Port of survey : Clyde
Voyage : sailed for North America

STRATHBLANE - 1887
Code letters:  HLMP                 Official Number:  60389
Master:  Captain J. Cummings
Rigging:  iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage:  1,440 tons gross, 1,302 under deck and 1,364 net
Dimensions:  235.4 feet long, 37.4 foot beam and holds 22.5 feet deep; Poop 35 feet; Forecastle 38 feet
Construction:  1868, Barclay, Curle & Co. in Glasgow; repairs to damages in 1870
Owners:  J. & A. Allan
Port of registry:  Glasgow

STRATHPEFFER - 1875
Code letters:  WFRC                Official Number:  49862
Master:  Captain J. Helyer
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage:  1,165 tons gross, 1,087 under deck adn 1,165 net
Dimensions:  189.4 feet long, 37.7 foot beam and holds 23.6 feet deep
Construction:  1857 in the United States
Owners:  H.S. Edwards
Port of registry:  South Shields

STRATHYRE - 1881
Master: Captain O. Anderson
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; double bottom, aft 33 feet,
              32 tons; Forward Peak Tank 22 tons
Tonnage: 356 tons gross, 245 under deck and 188 net
Dimensions: 143.8 feet long, 23.6 foot beam and holds 10.3 feet deep;
                    Raised Quarter Deck 54 feet; Forecastle 23 feet
Construction: 1881, H. Murray & Co. in Port Glasgow
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 20 & 38 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 30 inches; 70 horsepower; engine by W. Kemp in Glasgow
Owners: J. Hay & Sons
Port of registry: Glasgow

STRATTON – 1847-1852
Master: Captain P. Jean (1847-50); Captain T. Godfrey (1851-52)
Rigging: Brigantine; sheathed in yellow metal in 1847 & 1850
Tonnage: 180 tons
Construction: 1847 on Jersey
Owners: Ennis & Co. (1847-50); P.Godfrey (1851-52)
Port of registry: Jersey
Port of survey: Jersey (1847-49/1851-52); London (1850)
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterranean Sea (1847-49); California (1850);
              South America (1851-52)

STRELNA - 1866
Official Number: 50096
Master: Captain Hindson
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; rigged for sail;  5 bulkheads
Tonnage: 858 tons using old measurements and 664 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 202.6 feet long, 30.6 foot beam and holds 14.3 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Laing in Sunderland
Propulsion: auxiliary steam engine producing 90 horsepower
Owners: Norwood
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed for the Baltic Sea

STUART - 1883
Code letters: RCDL                Official Number: 76549
Master: Captain T. Bradshaw
Rigging: iron Barque; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 912 tons gross, 855 under deck and 881 net
Dimensions: 202.5 feet long, 34.2 foot beam and holds 19.1 feet deep; Raised Quarter Deci 33 feet;
                    Forecastle 24 feet
Construction: 1877, A. Stephen & Sons in Dundee
Owners: Doward, Richardson & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool

STURA - 1887-1890
Official Number:  68
Master:  Captain Carlo Cafiero
Rigging:  iron single screw Brigantine; 2 iron decks; 3 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads;
             cellular double bottom 248 feet, 470 tons
Tonnage: 2,245 tons gross, 2,062 under deck and 1,738 net
Dimensions:  299.2 feet long, 37.2 foot beam and holds 23.6 feet deep; Poop 30 feet;
                     Bridge Deck 54 feet; Forecastle 49 feet
Construction:  1883, Blackwood & Gordon in Port Glasgow
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 35 & 67 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 42 inches; operating at 80 p.s.i.; 412 horsepower; engine built by
                    the same company as the hull
Owners:  Navigazione Generale Italiana
Port of registry:  Palermo

STURDY BEGGAR - 1778-1779
Master: Captain P. Humphrys
Rigging: Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in 1779
Tonnage: 160 tons
Construction: 1765 in Virginia; vessel lengthened & good repairs in 1773; good repairs in 1775 &  1777;
                      16 6-pound guns
Owners: Davenport
Draught under load: 12 feet
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: privateering

STURDY BEGGAR - 1782,  ex. VENUS
Master:  Captain W. Curran
Rigging:  Ship; single deck; sheathed in copper in 1780
Tonnage:  180 tons
Construction:  France; good repairs in 1781
Owners:  Parker & Co.
Draught under load:  13 feet
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Africa and Cape Colonies

STURDY BEGGAR - 1783
Master:  Captain Tucker
Rigging:  Brig; single deck
Tonnage:  130 tons
Construction:  1781 in Casco Bay
Owners:  Newman & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey:  Newfoundland
Voyage:  sailed for Dartmouth

STUYVESANT - 1919
Code letters: PDTK
Master: Captain Metus
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 2 decks; fitted with electric light & wireless
Tonnage: 4,285 tons gross, 3,034 under deck and 2,635 net
Dimensions: 342 feet long, 47.6 foot beam and holds 24.3 feet deep; Poop 28 feet;
                    Bridge 143 feet; Forecastle 60 feet
Construction: 1918, Nederland Schps. Maats. in Amsterdam
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 39 & 67 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 47 1/2 inches; 309 nominal horsepower; engine by Werkspoor in Amsterdam
Owners: Koninklijke West Indische Maildienst
Port of registry: Amsterdam

SUBRAON - 1846-1849
Master:  Captain Hodnett
Rigging:  Bark; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1846
Tonnage:  430 tons using old measurements and 510 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1846 in Sunderland
Owners:  Arthur & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Calcutta

SUCCESS - 1881
Code letters: NSPL                  Official Number: 68266
Master: Captain Hunter
Rigging: iron single screw steamer
Tonnage: 1,136 tons gross, 910 under deck and 733 net
Dimensions: 250 feet long, 30.3 foot beam and holds 16.9 feet deep; Poop 204 tons; Forecastle 22 tons
Construction: 1871, W. Watson in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 27 & 50 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 30 inches; 98 horsepower; engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd.
                   in Sunderland
Owners: J. Machan & Co.
Port of registry: Dundee

SUDERÖY - 1939, ex. BALTO, ex. KIM LHIA
Rigging: single screw whale oil factory; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; longitudinal framing;
              fitted with direction finder; water ballast
Tonnage: 7,562 tons gross, 7,197 under deck and 5,238 net
Dimensions: 445.5 feet long, 57.3 foot beam and holds 33.1 feet deep; Poop 119 tons;
                    House on deck 569 tons; Forecastle 31 tons
Construction: 1913, Armstrong Withworth & Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27, 45 & 75 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 48 inches; 390 nominal horsepower; fitted for oil fuel; engine built by
                  North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle
Owners: Hvalfangst A/S Suderöy (Knut Knutsen, O.A.S., managers)
Port of registry: Haugesund

SULINA - 1868
Master: Captain Avery
Rigging: iron Snow; 2 bulkheads
Tonnage: 228 tons
Dimensions: 110 feet long, 22 foot beam and holds 14 feet deep
Construction: 1860, Peto in Birkenhead
Owners: Moss  & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for South America                    MISSING

SULTANA - 1850
Master:  Captain Longford
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal and partly in felt in 1849
Tonnage:  349 tons using old measurements and 374 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1837 in Whitby; some repairs in 1848
Owners:  Smith & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Port Adelaide

SULTANA - 1854
Master:  Captain Mainland
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851
Tonnage:  496 tons using old measurements and 588 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1849 in Sunderland
Owners:  Mitcheson
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Adelaide

SULTANA - 1865
Master: Captain Williams
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1864; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 1,308 tons using old measurements and 1,316 tons using new measurements
Dimensions: 185.4 feet long, 34.1 foot beam and holds 22.9 feet deep
Construction: 1853 in Saint John, NB; repairs to damages in 1861; some repairs in 1864
Owners: Baines & Co.
Port of registry: Liverpool
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for Australia

SULTANA  and SELINA - 1840
Master:  Captain McLaren
Rigging:  Brigantine; sheathed in yellow metal in 1841
Tonnage:  125 tons using old measurements and 122 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1840 in Brkbg
Owners:  Robinson
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Madagascar

SUNBEAM - 1862-1869
Master:  Captain G. Stoneman (1862); Captain Weeks (1863-1869)
Rigging:  Schooner; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  99 tons
Construction:  1860, Walters in Exmouth; repairs to damages in 1865
Owners:  Walters
Port of registry:  Exmouth
Port of survey:  Exeter (1862); Leith (1863-1869)
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

SUPERB - 1830-1831

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain J. Cain (1830); Captain H. Watts (1830-31)
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  500 tons
Construction:  Prince Edward Island, using White Oak & Juniper; vessel 4 years old
Owners:  Shepherd (1830); Cutbridge (1831)
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  Bristol
Voyage:  sailed for Québec (1830); New York (1831)

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master: Captain Cane (1830); Captain Watts (1830-31)
Rigging:  Ship; 2 decks
Tonnage:  500 tons
Construction:  1826 on Prince Edward Island, using Oak & Pine
Owners:  Shepherd (1830); Lewis & Co. (1830-31)
Draught under load:  18 feet
Port of survey:  Bristol
Voyage:  sailed for Québec (1830); Boston (1831)

SUPERIOR - 1847-1849
Master:  Captain M. Mason
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1847
Tonnage:  491 tons using old measurements and 571 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1845 on Prince Edward Island, using Hackmatack, Birch, Pine & Spruce
Owners:  J. & J. Cook
Port of registry:  Londonderry
Port of survey:  Londonderry
Voyage:  sailed for Philadelphia

SUPERIOR - 1848
Master:  Captain Cockbain
Rigging:  Schooner; fastened with iron bolts.
Tonnage:  64 tons
Construction:  1839 in Nova Scotia, using Black Birch, Hackmatack, Pine, Elm & Oak.
Owners:  Bird & Co.
Port of registry:  Whitehaven
Port of survey:  Whitehaven
Voyage:  sailed on Coastal Trade

SURBITON - 1869
Master:  Captain E. Marshall
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer, rigged for sail; cemented in 1869; 5 bulkheads.
Tonnage:  916 tons gross and 607 net.
Dimensions:  224.5 feet long, 29.1 foot beam and holds 17.5 feet deep.
Construction:  1869,  Mitchell in Newcastle.
Propulsion: auxilliary steam power 110 horsepower; machinery certified 1869.
Owners:  Watts & Co.
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

SURPRIZE - 1796
Master:  Captain P. Campbell
Rigging:  Ship; 3 decks; sheathed in copper in 1792
Tonnage:  400 tons
Construction:  1770 in Shoreham; some repairs in 1782; new upper works & good repairs in 1789;
                       thorough repairs in 1792
Owners:  Calvert & Co.
Draught under load:  16 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Botany Bay

SURPRISE - 1881

1) Code letters: MGTS                    Official Number: 17488
Rigging: paddle steamer
Tonnage: 111 tons gross, 111 under deck and 32 net
Dimensions: 115.1 feet long, 18 foot beam and holds 9.8 feet deep
Construction: 1852 in Northam
Propulsion: steam engine with 2 cylinders; 80 horsepower
Owners: R. Grech
Port of registry: Liverpool

2) Code letters: MJKB                    Official Number: 50169
Rigging: iron paddle steamer
Tonnage: 157 tons gross, 157 under deck and 34 net
Dimensions: 117.8 feet long, 19.5 foot beam and holds 10.3 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Ash in London
Propulsion: steam engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 33 1/2 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 48 inches; 140 horsepower; engine by J. Stewart in London
Owners: C.A. Crook
Port of registry: Liverpool
 
SURREY - 1840
Master:  Captain G. Sinclair
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in copper in 1840.
Tonnage:  461 tons
Construction:  1811 in "Hrwch"; new wales and top sides in 1827; some repairs in 1838
Owners:  J. Greig
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney

SUSAN - 1838
Master: Captain Neatly
Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1837; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 573 tons
Consntruction: 1813 in Calcutta
Owners: Ward & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for Sydney

SUSAN - 1852-1854
Master:  Captain R. Taylor
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1849 & 1853; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  321 tons using old measurements and 390 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1847 on Prince Edward Island, using Hackmatac, Birch & Spruce; repairs to damages in 1849
Owners:  Barclay & Co. (1852); J. & W. Scott (1853-54)
Port of registry:  Glasgow
Port of survey: Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for California (1853-54)

SUSAN GRAY - 1864
Master: Captain Blaxland
Rigging: Brig; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 223 tons
Dimensions: 99.1 feet long, 24.2 foot beam and holds 13.5 feet deep
Construction: 1856 on Prince Edward Island
Port of registy: London

SUSSEX TRADER - 1948
Code letters: GNQC                    Official Number: 181621
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck & Shelter Deck; 7 cemented bulkheads; cruiser stern;
              fitted with direction finder, echo sounding device & gyro-compass; cellular double bottom 274 feet,
              852 tons; Forward Peak Tank 118 tons; Aft Peak Tank 156 tons
Tonnage: 4,221 tons gross, 3,685 under deck and 2,307 net
Dimensions: 390.5 feet long, 54.7 foot beam and holds 23.1 feet deep; Forecastle 37 feet
Construction: 1947, Sir J. Laing & Sons Ltd. in Sunderland
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 23, 38 & 65 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 45 inches; operating at 220 p.s.i.; 546 machinery numeral; 2 single ended boilers with
                  superheaters & 1 auxiliary single ended boiler; 9 corrugated furnaces; heating surface
                  8,731 sq. ft.; engine by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Wallsend
Owners: Trader Navigation Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: London

SUTLEJ - 1908
Code letters: HMQR                    Official Number: 125702
Rigging: steel single screw Schooner; 1 steel deck sheathed in wood & steel Awning Deck
              sheathed in wood; lower deck in fore hold; deep framing; 6 cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with electric light; cellular double bottom, aft 106 feet, under engine & boilers 68 feet,
              forward 126 feet, 690 tons; Forward Peak Tank 49 tons; Aft Peak Tank 36 tons
Tonnage: 3,549 tons gross, 3,313 under deck and 2,168 net
Dimensions: 349.1 feet long, 44.2 foot beam and holds 19.5 feet deep; Poop 41 feet;
                    Forecastle 35 feet
Construction: 1908, C. Connell & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 24 1/2, 40 & 68 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 45 inches; operating at 200 p.s.I.; 426 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers;
                  6 corugated furnaces; grate surface 124 sq. ft.; heating surface 6,000 sq. ft.;
                  engine by D. Rowan & Co. in Glasgow
Owners: James Nourse Ltd.
Port of registry: London

SWANHILDA - 1905-1908
Code letters: LTQP                    Official Number:  97669
Master: Captain J.F. Irish (1905-08)
RiggingL steel, 4 masts Barque; 1 deck sheathed in wood; 2 tiers of beams; 1 cemented bulkhead
Tonnage: 2,150 tons gross, 1,992 under deck and 1,999 net
Dimensions: 273 feet long, 42.3 foot beam and holds 24 feet deep; Poop 44 feet; Forecastle 28 feet
Construction: 1890, A. McMillan & Son Ltd. in Dumbarton
Owners: Sailing Ship Swanhilda Co. Ltd. (W. Lewis & Co., managers)
Port of registry:  Glasgow

SWANLAND - 1862-1866
Master: Captain Martier
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 347 tons
Dimensions: 176 feet long, 24.4 foot beam and holds 13.5 feet deep; lengthened in 1860 to 206.5 feet
Construction: 1850, Napier in Glasgow
Propulsion: steam engine developping 120 horsepower
Owners: Ringrose
Port of registry: Hull
Port of survey: Hull
Voyage: sailed for Rotterdam

SWEDEN - 1872
Official Number:  60420
Master:  Captain Mackenzie
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; awning deck; 6 bulkheads; cemented in 1869.
Tonnage:  867 tons gross and 577 net.
Dimensions:  236 feet long, 30.5 foot beam and holds 16.3 feet deep.
Construction:  1869,  Barclay in Glasgow.
Propulsion:  120 horsepower; machinery certified 1869.
Owners: J. & A. Allan
Port of registry:  Glasgow.
Port of survey:  London
Voyage: sailed for Natal

SWIFT - 1887
Official Number:  83585
Master:  Captain G. Hogart, appointed to the Shipping Line and to the ship in 1882.
Rigging:  steel single screw Schooner; 1 iron deck; 3 cemented bulkheads;
               double bottom forward 35 feet long, 38 tons.
Tonnage:  190 tons gross, 167 under deck and 69 net.
Dimensions:  110 feet long, 20.1 foot beam and holds 10.2 feet deep;
                      Raised Quarter Deck 40 feet long.
Construction:  1882,  C. Mitchell & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: steam engine with 2 cylinders of 14 & 25 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 18 inches; 30 horsepower; engine by Wallsend Slipway Co. in Newcastle
Owners: Carr & Co.
Port of registry: Maryport

SWIFTSURE - 1886
Official Number: 79632
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,927 tons gross and 1,257 tons net
Dimensions: 275 feet long, 34.5 foot beam and holds 24.5 feet deep;
                    Poop 37 feet; Forecastle 40 feet
Construction: 1878, R. Dixon & Co. in Middlesborough
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 20, 33 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 33 inches; 180 horsepower; engine by T. Richardson & Sons in Hartlepool
Owners: Christie & Co.
Port of registry: London                  Her last voyage

SYBELLA - 1833

(Red Book - Shipowners only)
Master:  a) Captain Harper; b) Captain Graham
Rigging:  Ship; single deck with beams; sheathed in 1832
Tonnage:  378 tons
Construction:  1829 in St. John's
Owners:  a) McGregor; b) Cunard
Draught under load:  17 feet
Port of survey:  a) Liverpool; b) London
Port of registry:  sailed for: a) Halifax; b) New York

SYBIL - 1850-1857
Master: Captain A. Crawford
Rigging: Schooner; sheathed in yellow metal in 1851; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 176 tons using old measurements and 108 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1850 in Québec, using Oak & Tamarack
Owners: Gillespie
Port of registry: Québec

SYDNEY STAR - 1951
Code letters: MKSM                       Official Number: 163221
Rigging: twin screws motor vessel; 1 deck & Shelter deck; 3rd deck except in No. 1 & 4 holds;
              4th deck forward of machinery space; 8 partly cemented bulkheads;
              fitted with Direction Finder, Echo Sounding Device & Gyro-compass
Tonnage: 11,219 tons gross, 8,857 under deck and 6,795 net
Dimensions: 524.2 feet long, 70.4 foot beam and holds 32.3 feet deep;
                    Poop 64 feet; Bridge 193 feet; Forecastle 72 feet
Construction: 1936, Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast
Propulsion: 2-stroke, double acting oil engines with 12 cylinders of 24 7/16 inches diameter each;
                   stroke 55 1/8 inches; 2,463 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners: Blue Star Line Ltd.
Port of registry: Belfast

SYLVANIA - 1967
Code letters: GVTF                    Official Number: 187164
Rigging: steel twin screws steam passenger liner; 1,020 passengers; 3 decks; 4th & 5th decks
              clear of machinery space; 10 bulkheads; fitted with refrigerating machinery, direction
              finder, echo sounding device, gyro-compass, position finding device, radar & radiotelephony;
              water ballast 2,397 tons
Tonnage: 22,017 tons gross, 11,679 tons net and 9,345 tons summer deadweight
Dimensions: 608ft. 3in. long, 80ft. 4in. beam and holds 28ft. 6in. deep; Bridge & Forecastle 511 feet
Construction: 1957, John Brwon & Co. Ltd. in Clyde
Propulsion: 4 steam turbines double reduction geared to twin screw shafts; 24,500 shalft horsepower;
                   engine by the builders
Service speed: 20 knots
Owners: Cunard Steam Ship Co. Ltd.
Port of registry: Liverpool

SYREN - 1857
Master: Captan J. Dyer
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in yellow metal & partly in felt in 1855
Tonnage: 157 tons
Construction: 1855 in Rochester
Owners: W. Langton
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: London
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

SYRIA - 1852
Master:  Captain G. Burrell
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1849
Tonnage:  460 tons using old measurements and 542 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1841 in Liverpool; new keelson in 1849
Owners:  R. Brooks
Port of registry:  London
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for Melbourne

SYRIAN - 1867
Master:  Captain R. Joy
Rigging:  iron single screw steamer; 5 bulkheads
Tonnage:  1,492 tons gross and 1,014 tons net
Dimensions:  275.4 feet long, 34 foot beam and holds 22.9 feet deep
Construction:  1860 Harland in Belfast
Propulsion:  steam engine; 450 horsepower
Owners:  Bibby & Son
Port of registry:  Liverpool

SYTHE – 1832-1833
 
(Green Book – Underwriters)
Master: Captain R. Forbes
Rigging: Snow; single deck with beams
Tonnage: 191 tons
Construction: in Sunderland; partial fir bottom; vessel 6 years old (1832)
Owners: J. Dixon
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Goole
Voyage: sailed for Hamburg
 
SCYTHE – 1827-1833
 
(Red Book – Shipowners)
Master: Captain Hutchinson
Rigging: Snow; single deck
Tonnage: 191 tons
Construction: 1826 in Sunderland
Owners: Dixson & Co.
Draught under load: 13 feet
Port of survey: Sunderland
Voyage: sailed on Coastal Trade
 
SYTHE – 1834-1843
Master: Captain W. Haigh (1834-35); Captain W. Garrick (1836-38);
            Captain R. Wilson (1839-43)
Rigging: Snow; fastened with iron bolts (from 1836 on)
Tonnage: 191 tons
Construction: 1826 in Sunderland (from 1836); major repairs in 1838
Owners: Garrick & Co. (1836-43)
Port of registry: Sunderland (1836-43)
Port of survey: Stockton (1836-38); London (1839-43)
Voyage: sailed for Hamburg (1836-38); Sunderland (1839-43)
 

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