Register of Ships
X-Y-Z
 
 
 
 

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

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XYZ - 1819

(Green Book - Underwriters)
Master:  Captain R. Tate
Rigging:  Snow; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  214 tons
Construction:  Shields; vessel 5 years old
Owners:  E. Pletts
Draught under load:  14 feet
Port of survey: London
Voyage:  sailed for St. Petersburg

(Red Book - Shipowners)
Master:  Captain Tate
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams
Tonnage:  244 tons
Construction:  1814 in Shields
Owners:  Platt
Draught under load:  13 feet
Port of survey:  London
Voyage:  sailed for the Baltic Sea

XANIA - 1902-1908
Official Number: 108470
Master: Captain J. Burton (1902-08)
Rigging: steel single screw Yawl; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads; (steam trawler)
Tonnage: 161 tons gross, 148 under deck and 55 net
Dimensions: 104.2 feet long, 20.5 foot beam and holds 10.7 feet deep; Quarter Deck 17 feet;
                    Forecastle 19 feet
Construction: 1897, Mackie & Thomson in Glasgow
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 10, 16 & 27 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 20 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 45 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler;
                  2 plain furnaces; grate surface 23 sq. ft.; heating surface 536 sq. ft.;
                  engine by Muir & Houston Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners: Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co. (Grimsby) Ltd. (J.D. Marsden, manager)
Port of registry: Grimsby

XANTHEPPE (1863/1866) - XANTHIPPE (1873)
Official Number: 21668
Master: Captain J. Rees (1863/66); Captain J. Jones (1873)
Rigging: Brig; sheathed in felt and  yellow metal in 1862; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 225 tons
Dimensions: 108.4 feet long, 24.7 foot beam and holds 14.9 feet deep
Construction: 1858, Jones in Aberayron
Owners: Rees & Co. (1863/66); Jones & Co. (1873)
Port of registry: Aberayron
Port of survey: London (1866); Cardiff (1873)
Voyage: sailed for India (1866)
 

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YARROW - 1865
Official Number: 50396
Master: Captain W. Wood
Rigging: Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1864; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 286 tons
Dimensions: 119 feet long, 26.5 foot beam and holds 14.9 feet deep
Construction: 1864, May in Shoreham
Owners: Penny & Co.
Port of registry: Shoreham
Port of survey: Shoreham
Voyage: sailed for the Mediterannean Sea

YEOMAN - 1849
Master:  Captain J. Purdon
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt & yellow metal in 1847
Tonnage:  840 tons using old measurements and 902 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1845 in Saint John
Owners:  H. Booth
Port of registry:  Greenock
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Saint John

YESSO - 1881
Code letters: VBTN                      Official Number: 81482
Master: Captain Potts
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck & Awning Deck; 3 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
              double bottom, aft 84 feet, forward 52 feet, 236 tons
Tonnage: 2,104 tons gross, 2,090 under deck and 1,381 net
Dimensions: 288.8 feet long, 35 foot beam and holds 20.1 feet deep
Construction: 1880, J. Laing in Sunderland
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 33 & 62 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 200 horsepower; engine by G. Clark in Sunderland
Owners: D.G. Pinkney & Son
Port of registry: Sunderland

YORK - 1840/1849
Master:  Captain T. Legg (1840); Captain Roy (1849)
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in felt and copper in 1840 & 1846; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  901 tons using old measurements and 1,015 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1839 in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Hackmatac, Red Pine & Spruce;
                       major repairs in 1849
Owners:  Lockwood (1840); Denniston (1849)
Port of registry:  St. John's (1840); Glasgow (1849)
Port of survey:  London (1840); Liverpool (1849)
Voyage:  sailed for Sydney (1840); New Orleans (1849)

YORKSHIRE - 1842/1847/1853
Master:  Captain Bache (1842); Captain T. Tripp (1847); Captain McMillan (1853)
Rigging:  Barque (1842); Ship (1847/53); sheathed in yellow metal 1843, 1845 & 1852
Tonnage:  658 tons using old measurements and 808 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1842 in Richibucto, using Birch, Spruce, Hackmatack & Yellow Pine;
                       some repairs in 1851
Owners:  Cross & Co.
Port of registry:  Bristol
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New Orleans (1842); Québec (1847); United States (1853)

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ZAMPA 1890-1893
Official Number: 97394
Master: Captain R.O. Chisholm
Rigging: steel single screw steamer; 1 deck; 5 asphalted bulkheads
Tonnage: 2,364 tons gross, 1,826 under deck and 1,526 net
Dimensions: 300 feet long, 38.5 foot beam and holds 20.6 feet deep; Poop 29 feet;
                    Quarter Deck 94 feet; Bridge 122 feet; Forecastle 31 feet
Construction: 1890, E. Withy & Co. in West Hartlepool; repairs to damages in 1893
Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 , 37 & 61 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 39 inches; 200 horsepower; engine by T. Richardson & Sons in Hartlepool
Owners: Herskind & Co.
Port of registry: West Hartlepool

ZANORA - 1876
Official Number: 76716
Master: Captain T.A. Elsden
Rigging: iron Ship; 2 decks; 1 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,218 tons gross, 1,069 under deck and 1,180 net
Dimensions: 222.6 feet long, 34.3 foot beam and holds 20.5 feet deep; Poop 39 feet; Forecastle 34 feet
Construction: 1876, Birrell in Dumbarton
Owners: L. McPherson
Port of registry: Glasgow

ZEALANDIA - 1930
Code letters:  TVPW                 Official Number:  120764
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 2 steal decks sheathed in wood; Shelter deck sheathed
                in teak; web frames; 8 cemented bulkheads; cellular double bottom, aft 88 feet, under
                engine & boilers 117 feet & forward 144 feet, 899 tons; Forward Peak Tank 42 tons;
               Aft Peak Tank 49 tons.
Tonnage:  6,683 tons gross, 5,274 under deck and 3,435 net.
Dimensions:  410.3 feet long, 54.7 foot beam and holds 23.4 feet deep; Forecastle 90 feet long;
                      Bridge 100 feet; bar keel 9 inches.
Construction: 1910,  J. Brown & Co. Ltd. in Clydebank.
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 24 1/2, 35, 49 1/2 & 70 inches diameter
                    respectively; stroke 48 inches; operating at 215 p.s.i.; 1,157 nominal horsepower;
                   7 single ended boilers; 21 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 433 sq. ft.; heating
                   surface 17,775 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine by the builders
Owners:  Huddart Parker Ltd.
Port of registry:  Melbourne

ZEALANDIC - 1912
Code letters:  HTNR                Official Number:  131389
Master:  Captain J. Breen, appointed to the ship in 1911
Rigging:  steel twin screws Schooner; 2 decks & Shelter Deck; fitted with electric light, submarine
                signalling device, wireless & refrigerating machinery; water ballast.
Tonnage:  8,090 tons gross, 7,345 under deck and 5,170 net
Dimensions:  477.5 feet long, 63.1 foot beam and holds 31.5 feet deep; Poop 40 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 221 feet; Forecastle 81 feet.
Construction:  1911,  Harland & Wolff Co. in Belfast.
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 22, 31 1/2, 46 & 65 1/2 inches diameter
                    each pair; stroke 48 inches; 596 nominal horsepower; engine by the builders
Owners:  Oceanic Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (White Star Line)
Port of registry:  Liverpool

ZEDORA - 1872
Official Number:  62891
Master:  Captain W. Evans
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1869; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  269 tons
Dimensions:  117.7 feet long, 25 foot beam and holds 14.8 feet deep
Construction:  1869, Johnson in Bideford
Owners:  J. Mill
Port of registry:  Bideford
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for South America

ZEELAND - 1913
Code letters:  MBSV
Master:  Captain J.C.C. Moller, appointed to the ship in 1912
Rigging:  steel twin screws, 4 masts, Schooner; 3 steel decks, Main & Upper decks sheathed in wood;
               4 tiers of beams; web frames; fitted with electric light, submarine signalling device & wireless;
               cellular double bottom, aft 133 feet long, under engine & boilers 160 feet, forward 170 feet,
              1,998 tons; Forward Peak Tank 165 tons.
Tonnage:  11,905 tons gross, 10,109 under deck and 7,511 net.
Dimensions:  561.6 feet long, 60.2 foot beam and holds 38.2 feet deep; Poop 49 feet long;
                      Bridge Deck 215 feet; Forecastle 84 feet.
Construction:  1901,  J. Brown & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow.
Propulsion:  quadruple expansion engine with 8 cylinders of 31, 44, 62 & 88 inches diameter each pair;
                    stroke 54 inches; operating at 200 p.s.i.; 1,627 nominal horsepower; 8 single ended boilers;
                    28 ribbed furnaces; grate surface 511 sq. ft.; heating surface 23,480 sq. ft.; forced draught;
                    engine by the builders
Owners:  Société Anonyme de Navigation Belge Américaine
Port of registry:  Antwerp

ZELOS 1909-1910, ex. CYMMRODORION
Code letters: JLQN                        Official Number: 3735
Master: Captain C.O. Norin
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 1 deck; 2 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage: 1,629 tons gross, 1,303 under deck and 982 net
Dimensions: 260 feet long, 36.3 foot beam and holds 19.4 feet deep;
                    Poop 60 tons; Quarter Deck 103 tons; Bridge 119 tons; Forecastle 34 tons
Construction: 1884, Schlesinger, Davis & Co. in Newcastle
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 29 & 63 inches diameter respectively;
                  stroke 39 inches; 191 nominal horsepower; 2 single ended boilers; 9 plain
                  furnaces; grate surface 68 sq. ft.; heating surface 3,200 sq. ft.; new double
                  ended boilers in 1901; engine by Black, Hawthorn & Co. in Gateshead
Owners: Rederiaktieb. Transatlantic (W.R.B. Lundgren, manager)
Port of registry: Gothenberg

ZENT - 1921
Code letters:  KHBD                   Official Number: 143681
Rigging:  steel single screw steamer; 3 decks & Shelter Deck sheathed in wood; 7 asphalted bulkheads;
               fitted with electric light, wireless, submarine signalling device & refrigerating machinery; cellular
               double bottom, 343 feet, 874 tons; Aft Peak Tank 21 tons
Tonnage:  5,362 tons gross, 4,658 under deck and 3,293 net
Dimensions:  400.3 feet long, 58.1 foot beam and holds 30.3 feet deep; Poop 42 feet;
                     Bridge 154 feet; Forecastle 41 feet
Construction:  1920, Cammell, Laird & Co. Ltd. in Birkenhead
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 27 1/2, 46 1/2 & 78 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 54 inches; operating at 205 p.s.i.; 750 nominal horsepower; 4 single ended boilers;
                    16 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 277 sq. ft.; heating surface 11,600 sq. ft.;
                    engine by the builders
Owners:  Elders & Fyffes Ltd.
Port of registry:  Glasgow

ZEPHYR - 1833
Master:  Captain McDonnell
Rigging:  Brig; single deck with beams; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  161 tons
Construction:  in New Brunswick, using Black Birch, Oak, Hackmatac & Pine
Owners:  Captain & Co.
Draught under load:  11 feet
Port of survey:  London

ZEPHYR - 1852
Master:  Captain R. Creser
Rigging:  Brig; sheathed in felt and yellow in 1851; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  197 tons
Construction:  1851 in Nova Scotia, using Spruce and Black Birck
Owners:  B. Lingley
Port of registry:  Saint John, N.B.
Port of survey:  Clyde
Voyage:  sailed for the U.S.A.

ZEPHYR - 1855-1857
Master: Captain G. Herd
Rigging: Schooner; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 129 tons using old measurrements and 120 tons using new measurements
Construction: 1843 in Hull; repairs to damages in 1847; some repairs in 1855
Owners: Herd & Co.
Port of registry: Dundee
Port of survey: Dundee
Voyage: sailed for France (1855); Baltic Sea 91856-57)

ZEPHYRUS 1894
Code letters: HVSN                      Official Number: 87147
Master: Captain Douglas
Rigging: iron single screw steamer; 2 decks; 3 tiers of beams; 5 cemented bulkheads;
              double bottom aft 88 feet, forward 122 feet, 360 tons
Tonnage: 2,072 tons gross, 1,916 under deck and 1,351 net
Dimensions: 286 feet long, 36 foot beam and holds 24.1 feet deep; Poop 26 feet;
                    Bridge 62 feet; Forecastle 35 feet
Construction: 1883, T. Turnbull & Son in Whitby
Propulsion: compound engine with 2 cylinders of 34 ½ & 64 inches diameter respectively;
                   stroke 42 inches; 160 horsepower; engine by Blair & Co. Ltd. In Stockton
Owners: Turner, Brightman & Co.
Port of registry: London

ZETLAND - 1849-52
Master:  Captain Brown
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1849
Tonnage:  1,121 tons using old measurements and 1,283 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1848 in Bay of Fundy
Owners:  Gibbs & Co.
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New Orleans

ZETLAND - 1917
Official Number:  109549
Master:  Captain H. Nurse, appointed to the vessel in 1916
Rigging:  steel single screw steam Trawler; 1 deck; 4 cemented bulkheads
Tonnage:  165 tons gross, 152 under deck and 64 net
Dimensions:  104.2 feet long, 21 foot beam and holds 10.7 feet deep;
                      Quarter Deck 17 feet long; Forecastle 18 feet
Construction:  1898, Marckie & Thomson in Glasgow
Propulsion:  triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 9 7/8, 16 & 27 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 20 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 45 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler;
                    2 plain furnaces; grate surface 26 sq. ft.; heating surface 656 sq. ft.; engine built by
                    Muir & Houston Ltd. in Glasgow
Owners:  Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co. Ltd. (J.D. Marsden, manager)
Port of registry:  Grimsby

ZETUS - 1850
Master:  Captain Malcolm
Rigging:  Ship; sheathed in yellow metal in 1850
Tonnage:  660 tons using old measurements and 762 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1849 on Prince Edward Island, using Hackmatac, Birch & Spruce
Owners:  A. Duncan
Port of registry:  Prince Edward Island
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for Boston

ZIONS HOPE - 1851
Master:  Captain P. Connor
Rigging:  Barque; sheathed in yellow metal in 1850
Tonnage:  565 tons using old measurements and 665 tons using new measurements
Construction:  1846 in Miramichi; repairs to damages in 1849
Owners:  Sinnott
Port of registry:  Liverpool
Port of survey:  Liverpool
Voyage:  sailed for New York City

ZOE - 1887
Code letters:  RSJF              Official Number:  79613
Master:  Captain W. Shotton, appointed to the Shipping Line and to the vessel in 1881
Rigging:  iron single screw Schooner; 2 decks, 1 of iron; 3 tiers of beams; 4 cemented bulkheads;
                double bottom aft 72 feet long, forward 56 feet
Tonnage:  1,509 tons gross, 1,411 under deck and 976 net
Dimensions:  251 feet long, 33 foot beam and holds 23 feet deep; Forecastle 30 feet long
Construction:  1878, T. Turnbull & Son in Whitby
Propulsion:  compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 32 & 60 inches diameter respectively;
                    stroke 39 inches; operating at 76 p.s.i.; 140 horsepower; engine built by
                    Blair & Co. Ltd. in Stockton
Owners:  Turner, Brightman & Co.
Port of registry:  London

ZOROASTER - 1865
Master: Captain White
Rigging: iron Ship; 1 bulkhead
Tonnage: 1,207 tons
Dimensions: 215.5 feet long, 34 foot beam and holds 22.6 feet deep
Construction: 1864, Rennie in London
Owners: Finlay & Co.
Port of registry: London
Port of survey: Liverpool
Voyage: sailed for India

ZOUAVE - 1879
Code letters:  HGSC                    Official Number:  1142
Master:  Captain E. Jones
Rigging:  Schooner; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1877; partly fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage:  127 tons
Dimensions:  93.2 feet long, 17.9 foot beam and holds 10.7 feet deep
Construction:  1855 in Salcombe
Owners:  T.H. Jones & Co.
Port of registry:  Abrystow

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