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SHIPS BUILT AT SUNDERLAND IN THE 1840s

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VESSELS BUILT AT SUNDERLAND

1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849.

1840 (Just a start. Can you provide a list? Do please advise me if you have data. Corrections will surely be required in the data that follows.)

#

Name

Gross

Builder

Built for

Official No.

1

Abbotsford

160

Peter Austin

John Fisher

2607

2

Adamant

244

Unknown to webmaster

Unknown to webmaster

 

3

Admiral

274

Unknown to webmaster

Unknown to webmaster

 

4

Alderman Thompson

293

Laing & Simey

Hill & Co.

 

5

Amphitrite

281/298

Unknown to webmaster

Headley

2066

6

Amulet

208/206

Unknown to webmaster

S. & P. Mills

2431

7

Ancona (a snow, later a brig)

243/243
later
243
later
222

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel was Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1840/41 thru 1869/70 with the exception of 1849/50. Was initially owned by G. Noble of Sunderland for service from Sunderland to London. Soon however, in 1842/43, Woods & Co., of Sunderland became her owner, also for service from Sunderland to the West Indies. In 1846/47, Hutchinson of Sunderland became her owner (maybe Hutchinson Dixon & Co. - LR data is hard to read - for service from Sunderland to the Mediterranean. In 1850/51, LR lists Lisle of Hartlepool as the vessel's owner, soon W. Lisle, for service mainly ex Hartlepool to destinations over the years such as London, France, Hamburg & the Baltic, although for 2 years, i.e. 1854/55 & 1855/56, the vessel is described as being a Yarmouth coaster. LR of 1869/70 advises that the vessel was LOST. 86.0 ft. long, signal letters JGSN. Turnbull's Register of 1855 lists W. Lisle of Hartlepool as the owner of the Hartlepool registered vessel, which owner name Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 clarifies means William Lisle. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 lists Robert Hutchinson, of West Hartlepool, as the vessel's then owner. On Mar. 4, 1870, per line 760 here, the 223 ton brig foundered at sea while en route from Hartlepool to London. Crew of 8 - all lost. Then stated to be owned by Robert Hutchinson. All a bit of a puzzle since Hutchinson would seem to have sold the vessel back in 1850/51. Can anybody clarify?

5229

8

Anne (a snow, later a brig)

193
197/193
later 170

Bartram & Lister

Built (193 tons) for R. Hutchinson & Thompson of Sunderland. Whose period of ownership may have been brief. But ... I may well be confusing two different vessels. Lloyd's Register from 1844/45 thru 1849/50 (& not thereafter) records a vessel of the name, built at Sunderland in 1840, a snow of 197/193 tons owned by Merrix & Co. of Shoreham, West Sussex, for service from Sunderland or Hartlepool to Shoreham. Seems to have been owned by 'Merrix' for much of its lifetime. On Jun. 2, 1860, per line 728 here, a 170 ton brig of the name, in ballast, went ashore W. of Seaford, East Sussex. Crew of 8 - none lost. Then owned by Wm. Merrix.

maybe
2697

9

Bee's Wing

155

W. Doxford

Jn. Robson, Jn. Crossby & Wm. Walker

 

10

Concord

276/287

Unknown to webmaster

T. Shotton - W. & T. Gallon & J. Firbank in 1856

34804

11

Cove (a snow) Note

201/200
later
172

Unknown to webmaster

Soulsby of Blyth, for service Sunderland to London & later Blyth to France, later to Denmark. On Jan. 10, 1860, per line 19 here, the 172 ton snow sank at Filey Bridge, near Filey, Yorkshire, while en route from Blyth to Dieppe, France, with a cargo of coal. Crew of 9 - none lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by Rob. Soulsby

2437

12

Dundee

288

Unknown to webmaster

Unknown to webmaster

 

13

Earl Durham (a barque)

233/323
later
350

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel was initially owned by Gateshead & Tyne Shipping Co. of Newcastle for service from Sunderland to Calcutta, India. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 records Thomas Davison of Howden as her then owner

11584

14

Earl Talbot (a snow)

180/176
later
156

Unknown to webmaster

Thompson of Sunderland, thru 1846/47, a Sunderland coaster. From 1850/51, Richardson (M. Richardson) of Shields. Few details about her voyages but Schiedam (Rotterdam), was noted. From 1857/58, G. Simpson of Shields  became her owner for service Shields to the Baltic. On May 29, 1860, per line 198 here, the 156 ton snow was stranded near Egmont (cannot establish where it is), with a cargo of coal. It would seem that 1 of the 6 man crew was lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by George Simpson. Continued to be recorded in Lloyd's Register - the 1864/65 edition states LOST

3725

15

Eleanor

269

George Frater & Co.

Robert Leadbitter

 

16

Elizabeth Hunter

220/212

Unknown to webmaster

T. (Thomas) Hunter, of Sunderland

 

17

Falcon

253/252

Unknown to webmaster

Thompson - G. Armstrong, N. Elliott & N. Armstrong & Co. in 1856

3721

18

Gazelle (a snow)

144/114

Robert Thompson (JLT)

The vessel was owned by R. Thomas of Sunderland (her captain), for service ex Sunderland. Lloyd's Register of 1842/43 states wrecked.

 

19

Hector (a schooner)

191/157
later
140
& 141

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel would seem to have been Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1839/40 thru 1846/47 & then a gap of many years. Owned by Hudson & Co. of Sunderland for service to London ex Sunderland. It was again LR listed from 1856/57 thru 1872/73 - owned by Fenwick, sen. of Newcastle for service initially to France & then as a coaster. Signal letters HVPK. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists W. Fenwick of Hebburn as her owner - Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 lists Wm. Fenwick of White Hill Point, apparently Northumberland. As does the Mercantile Navy List of 1870. LR of 1872/73 notes that the vessel had been wrecked.

3757

20

286/307

Peter Austin

Hunter & Co (Thomas Hunter)

 

21

Jane

157/149

Unknown to webmaster

P. Madden - J. Cleet in 1856

25123

22

Jane & Isabella

204

W. Doxford

Christopher Elliot, Robert Reed & Thomas Smith

 

23

John Line

696

Laing & Simey

Pirie & Co.

 

24

Johns

301/329

Unknown to webmaster

Elliott & C - F. Reay in 1856

33083

25

Juventus

242/257

Unknown to webmaster

Speeding - J. Parkin & W. C. D. Balls in 1856

24472

26

Lady Mary

259/249

Bartram & Lister

Kirkaldy or Alex Kirkaldy & Robt. Cameron

 

27

Maid of Athens

213/205

Unknown to webmaster

G. Forster

 

28

Marsden (a brig)

278/296
later
258

An unknown Hylton builder

The vessel is first recorded, in Lloyd's Register ('LR') in 1843/44 when owned by T. Gibson of Newcastle for service ex London, later Hartlepool to Hamburg & Liverpool to the Cape of Good Hope. Turnbull's Register of 1856 specifically lists as the then owners R. (Robert) Forth, G. (Geo.) Eskdale, J. (Jas.) Eskdale & S.S. & A. (Adamson) Bulman. LR from 1857/58 records Forth & Co. of Shields, as her owner for service Shields to the Mediterranean & to the Baltic. On Oct. 8, 1860, per line 366 here, the 258 ton brig was wrecked at Nidden (now Nida, Lithuania) while en route from Shields to the Baltic with coal. It would seem that none of 11 man crew was lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by Robert Forth. Both of the above links reference the brig as built in 1841. LR consistently states 1840.

2103

29

Mary Ann Cook

254/245

Unknown to webmaster

W. Cook - also W. (William) Cook in 1856 & 1858

 

30

Mary Bartram

264

Bartram & Lister

R. Hutchison

 

31

Mary Ridley

399

Laing & Simey

Laing & Co.

 

32

Mayborough

247/260

Unknown to webmaster

Gtsh & Ty Sh. Co. (Gateshead & Tyne Shipping Co.?) - G. Dryden in 1856

23495

33

Meg Lee

204/197

Unknown to webmaster

J. & W. Carr soon Murray & Co. - J. G. Swan in 1856

2059

34

Minstrel

321

George Frater & Co.

Ord & Co., maybe J. B. Ord

 

35

Nestor

217/216

Unknown to webmaster

S. & T. Mills - J. White & R. Storey in 1856

24408

36

Oak

160

Robert Thompson (JLT)

Unknown to webmaster

 

37

Olinda

266/281

Unknown to webmaster - built at Claxhaugh

Allhusen - W. & J. Robson in 1856 - Matthew & Jane Robson in 1858

2097

38

Pallas (a snow, later a square)

253/254
later
223

An unknown Monkwearmouth builder

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') recorded from 1841/42 thru 1859/60 with a couple of missing years. Was initially owned by T. Jackson, her captain, of Newcastle, for service from Sunderland to the Mediterranean, later Shields to Quebec, Canada, & Shields to the Mediterranean. From 1853/54 per LR, the vessel was registered at Newcastle & owned by Swan & Co., for service from Newcastle to London, & from Shields to the Baltic, later to London. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 lists Robert Swan of Gateshead as the vessel's then owner. On Jan. 24, 1860, per line 577 here, the 256 ton square was sunk on Sizewell Bank (NE of Thorpness, Suffolk) while en route from Shields to London with coal. 5 of the 10 man crew lost their lives. The vessel was then stated to be owned by Richard Swan.

22561

39

Pet (a barque)

303
later
281

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1840/41 thru 1860/61. Initially owned by Dobinson of Sunderland for service ex Sunderland to Quebec or New Brunswick, both in Canada. In 1842/43, per LR, T. Hick of Scarborough became the vessel's owners for service for many years to Trieste ex Liverpool, later Liverpool to Barbados. Scott & Co. of Newcastle became her owner in 1853/54 for service ex Newcastle - to the Baltic & to London are mentioned. In 1858/59, per LR, R. Tulley of Shields became her owner for service from Shields to France. However, Turnbull's Register of 1856 records John Tully as her then owner, while Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states Robert Tully, both of Shields. On Nov. 20, 1860, per line 874 here, the 281 ton barque was stranded at Whitburn (between Sunderland & Shields) while en route from London to Shields. Crew of 10 - no lives lost. The vessel was then stated to be owned by Robt. Tully.

24412

40

Placid (a snow)

221/234

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1840/41 thru 1853/54 & not thereafter. Initially owned by Thompson of Sunderland for service ex Sunderland to St. Petersburg, Russia, soon Liverpool to St. Petersburg & to Genoa, Italy, & Cardiff to Hamburg, Germany. In 1848/49, per LR, R. Benson of Sunderland became the vessel's owners for service from Liverpool to the Mediterranean. From 1852/53, Smurthwaite of Sunderland became her owner for service ex Sunderland.

 

41

Princess Royal

296

Bartram & Lister

S. Mease

 

42

Pytho

200/191

Wm. Byers

S. & P. Mills

 

43

Raymond

414/498

Peter Austin

Ward & Co.

 

44

Robert & Ann

275

W. Doxford

Clay & Co.

 

45

Rolla

292/309

Unknown to webmaster

Hutchnson - G. (George) Avery in 1856

25846

46

Royal Consort

423/529

Unknown to webmaster

H. Metcalf of Newcastle. Lloyd's Register of 1846/47 states Burnt

 

47

Sedulous

226/230

Unknown to webmaster

Nesbet & c in 1842/43 - T. Knox & R. Fair in 1856

24654

48

Shamrock (a snow, later a brig & a square)

199/181
later
160

Unknown to webmaster

Per Lloyd's Register ('LR') the vessel's initial owner was Thompson of Sunderland for service from Sunderland to Le Havre, France. In 1849/50, Tizzard & Co. of Weymouth became the vessel's owner for service ex Weymouth. Now a brig, registered at Weymouth. Seems not to be LR listed after 1850/51. On Jun. 6, 1860, per line 742 here, the 160 ton square was wrecked at Chichester, Sussex. All her 7 man crew were lost. Then owned by John Tizzard.

5200

49

Sirocco (a snow)

227/226
later
208

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') recorded from 1840/41 thru 1863/64 & not thereafter. Its initial owner was W. Byers of Sunderland, for service ex Sunderland to Hamburg, Germany, soon Liverpool to Stettin (Szczecin, Poland, on the Baltic) &, from 1845/46, Sunderland to America & to Montreal, Canada. In 1850/51 Weath'rlt (Weatherilt?) of North Shields became her owner for service ex London but soon ex Shields to Galatz (i.e. Galați, on the Danube, Eastern Romania, Black Sea) & Taganrog (Rostov Oblast, Russia, Black Sea). LR of 1854/55 to 1863/64 records Black & Co. of Blyth as the vessel's owner & T. Black her captain, for service from Blyth to London & Blyth to the Baltic. Turnbull's Register of 1856 (where listed as Serocco), also Christie's Shipping Register (Shields) of 1858 lists T. (Thomas) H. Heppell of North Shields or Blyth, T. (Theodore) Black of North Shields, & T. (Thomas) Peacock & J. Wood, both of Ashton-under-Line as her then owners. LR detail is scanty from 1859/60. 85.0 ft. long, no signal letters indicated. In 1870, per the Mercantile Navy List, (on page 356) Thomas Anderson of Sunderland was her owner. On Oct. 20, 1870, per line 480 here, the 208 ton snow foundered in the North Sea while en route from Sunderland to Ostend, Belgium, with a cargo of coal. Crew of 8 - none lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by Thos. Sanderson.

24853

50

Stokesley (a snow)

261/277
later
252

Unknown to webmaster

Page & Co. of Stockton for service Stockton to London. In 1852/53 the vessel's owner became T. Robson of Shields, & in 1854/55 Robertson of London, both for Shields to London service. From 1856/57 G. & J. White of Shields for Shields to the Baltic. Became J. White in 1860/61 for service Shields to Spain. On Jun. 3, 1860, per line 204 here, the 252 ton snow was abandoned near the Banks of Newfoundland, while en route from Corunna, Galicia, Spain, to Quebec, Canada. It would seem that none of the 9 man crew were lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by John White.

2110

51

Swallow

185

W. Doxford

John Thompson

 

52

Tyro (a snow, later a brig)

236

Unknown to webmaster

G. Foster of Sunderland. Thos. Bell of South Shields, in Jul. 1848 (ex Google)

 

53

Vanguard (a schooner)

191/176
later
163
& 160

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel's is Lloyd's Register ('LR') recorded from 1839/40 thru 1855/56. Have not spotted the vessel after that date. Its initial owner was Thompson of Sunderland for service ex Sunderland, later London to Hamburg, Germany. LR advises, in 1849/50, that Willerton of Sunderland had become her owner for service which included Sunderland to Hamburg & also to Galatz (maybe Galați, Danube River, Romania). The vessel may later have been owned by J. & W. Swinhoe of Sunderland per Turnbull's Register of 1856. And maybe even later, in 1870, per the Mercantile Navy List, by Charles Joseph Riches of Sunderland. Need help!

13830

54

Vanguard (a snow, later a brig & a square)

247/255
later
256

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel's initial owner was Clark & Co. of London, for service ex London to 'Brbice' (Berbice, Guyana?), Mauritius, the Mediterranean & to Bahia, Brazil. Lloyd's Register of 1848/49 reports Bedlington (her captain) of Whitby as the vessel's new owner for service which included Shields to the Mediterranean, London to the Baltic & Stockton to Bordeaux, France. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists her owners as being J., R. & J. Bedlington jun., all of Whitby. The vessel also served Hartlepool. On May 3, 1860, per line 676 here, the 256 ton square was wrecked at Thorpness, Suffolk, while en route from Hartlepool to London with a cargo of coal. Crew of 9, none lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by Isaac Bedlington.

23767

55

Veracity (a snow, later a brig)

257/272
later
247

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel's is Lloyd's Register ('LR') recorded from 1839/40 thru 1848/49. from 1852/53 thru 1855/56 & not thereafter. Its initial owner was Thompson of Sunderland for service ex Sunderland to North America. In 1846/47, the owner became Croudace of London, for service from Newport, Wales, to the Mediterranean. In 1852/53, LR lists G. Davison of Shields as her owner for service from Shields to London. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 lists George Davison of South Shields as her then owner. Signal letters HTQJ. In 1870, per the Mercantile Navy List, William A. Davison of South Shields was the recorded owner. On Oct. 9, 1870, per line 446 here, the 247 ton brig foundered off Yarmouth, while en routes from Shields to Nieuwe Diep (N. end of North Holland Canal, effectively Amsterdam) with a cargo of coal. Crew of 8 - none lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by Wm. A. Davison.

3531

56

Wansbeck

246/250

Unknown to webmaster

Carr& Co. - J. Richardson in 1856

2169

 

 

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Total tonnage

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What were the official build numbers for 1840? Do please advise me if you know. 'Where Ships Are Born' states 251 vessels & 64,446 tons. As does Christie's Shipping Register of 1858.

1841 (Just a start. Can you provide a list? Do please advise me if you have data. Corrections will surely be required in the data that follows.)

#

Name

Gross

Builder

Built for

Official No.

1

Aden

357

Unknown to webmaster

Unknown to webmaster

 

2

Alexander (a snow, later a brig)

123
later
230
later
212

Unknown to webmaster

The record for this vessel is unusual. The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') recorded from 1842/43 thru 1844/45. And from 1846/47 thru 1857/58 & not thereafter. During the first such period, the vessel was a 123 ton snow, owned by A. Scott of Newcastle for service from Sunderland to Riga, Latvia. Described as being 'very slightly built', words I have not spotted before re any listing. When LR listed in 1846/47, the vessel is of 230 tons, owned by Taylor & Co. of Hartlepool for service from Hartlepool to London, later Hull to the Baltic. From 1850/51 thru 1857/68 she was owned by Mills & Co. of Whitby for service from Whitby to the Tees. J. Mills was her captain. Service detail is minimal but her use as a Stockton & Hartlepool coaster is referenced. Christies' Shipping Register of 1858 lists Isaac & John Mills & William Levitt, all of Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, as her then owners along with William Ranfield of Harwich. The similar reference in Turnbull's Register of 1856 includes J. & J. Mills. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 states (on page 13) that Isaac Mills of Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, was her then surely managing owner. Signal letters HDVN. The vessel was lost in 1870 but the data is confused. On either Mar. 3, 1870 (per line 95 here), or on Apl. 3, 1870 (per line 145), the 212 ton brig was involved in a collision & sank at Heligoland (North Sea, 29 miles off the mouth of the Elbe River), while en route from Hartlepool to Hamburg with a cargo of coal. No collision detail. Crew of 8 - none lost, Then owned by Isaac Mills. Need help.

699

3

Amelia Mary

238

Joseph Doxford

Joseph Culliford & John Wolstenholme

 

4

Belle Creole

265/269

Peter Austin

Palmer & Co. (P. W. Palmer)

 

5

Bosphorus

312/344

Unknown to webmaster

Parker & Co.

3676

6

Bride of Alydos

230/250

Peter Austin

Crozier

 

7

Catherine or Catharine (a schooner)

75

Unknown to webmaster

So far as the webmaster can see, the vessel is not recorded in Lloyd's Register. On Jan. 14, 1860, per line 556 here, Catharine, a 75 ton schooner stranded near Rattray Head, (Buchan, Aberdeenshire) while en route from Newcastle to Bonnar Bridge (Sutherland, Scotland), with a cargo of coal. None of the 5 man crew were lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by James Sharp junr. Per the Mercantile Navy List, ON 22247 was a 75 ton sailing vessel named Catherine, registered at Inverness. Need help.

22247

8

Chance

249/264

Bartram & Lister

R. Hutchison & Thompson

 

9

Dahlia

73

Unknown to webmaster

? - J. Spence in 1856

 

 

Diadem - Go here should you seek Diadem built in 1841

 

 

 

 

10

Elizabeth

195

Unknown to webmaster

P. Watson - P. Dodds, F. S. Nelson, E. Dodds & J. Dixon in 1856

23408

11

Fifeshire

587

Laing & Simey

Pirie & Co.

 

12

Gateshead Park

271
later
357

W. Doxford

Abbott & Co. - Wm. Rennison & Wm. Rennison, jun. in 1856

33078

13

Gazelle (a snow)

311/338

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel's initial owner was Robinson, of Newcastle soon of South Shields for service ex Shields. Turnbull's Register of 1856 states J. and J. Robinson jun. & George Paul to be her owners. As essentially does Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 - Jno. and Jas. Robinson & George Paul.

 

14

Hants

285/309

Bartram & Lister

Burrell

 

15

Integrity (a snow)

248/256
later
262
later
228

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1841/42 thru 1870/71, initially owned by Helmsley of Shields for service from Shields to St. Petersburg, Russia. Later in 1841/42, T. Jobling of North Shields became her owner for service from Sunderland to the Baltic, later to the Mediterranean ex Shields, Bristol & Limerick, Ireland & in 1857/58 from Shields to Spain. Turnbull's Register of 1856 records T. Jobling of North Shields as the then owner of the 262 ton vessel. In 1858/59, P. Dale of Shields is recorded as the vessel's owner for service from Shields to Hamburg, Germany, later Blyth to Archangel, Russia. While Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 records her then owner to be Peter Dale of North Shields. LR of 1865/66 records J. Dupear, as both her captain and her new owner for service from Shields to the Baltic, later to the Mediterranean. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 records the vessel as owned by John Dupear of South Shields & registered there. 84.0 ft. long, signal letters HMJQ. LR of 1870/71 states 'wrecked'. On Sep. 15, 1870, per line 388 here, the 228 ton brig was stranded off Texel, an island 3 km. off the coast of North Holland, while en route from Shields to Nieuwe Diep (likely Nieuwediep, N. Holland, inland but connected to the sea by canal) with coal. Crew of 8 - none lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by John Dupear.

2005

16

Isabella Wood (a snow, later a brig)

265/285

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel seems to be Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1840/41 thru 1851/52 but not thereafter. Initially owned by 'HtplU.ShCo.' (Hartlepool United Shipping Company perhaps? Can you clarify?) for service from Sunderland to Constantinople (now Istanbul). LR of 1854/55 advises Jopling of Newcastle as her new owner for service to such West Indies places as Demerera (Guianas), Puerto Rico & Honduras & earlier to Valparaiso, Chile. LR records her owner's name consistently as Jopling with a 'p'. However, Turnbull's Register of 1856 advises J. Jobling. And Christie's Shipping Register of 1858, John Jobling. Have not spotted an official number.

 

17

Lady Gray 1

285/323

Unknown to webmaster

Wingrave

 

18

Lady Margaret

264/284

Unknown to webmaster

R. Naters - J. Newham & T. Bennett in 1856

23790

19

Lucy Note

233

Unknown to webmaster

Unknown - M. (Matthew) Aisbitt in 1856

2230

 

Marsden (a brig) See above

278/296

An unknown Hylton builder

T. Gibson of Newcastle from 1843/44

2103

20

Mornington

230/231

Unknown to webmaster

J. R. Tuer - J. (Joseph) Cubey in 1856

22648

21

Nestor (a snow)

280/288

W. Doxford

R. Metcalf of Newcastle thru 1843/44. Then no owner name recorded in Lloyd's Registers. From 1848/49 thru 1854/55 Barnes & Co. of London for Hull to Mauritius & London to Demer (Demerera, Guianas perhaps?) From 1855/56 Elliott & Co. of Sunderland for service Sunderland to Hamburg. On Feb. 26, 1860, per line 92 here, the 273 ton snow foundered at 49N/4W, NE of Brest, France, while en route from Sunderland to Bordeaux, France, with a cargo of coal. Crew of 9 - none lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by Jane Elliott

2690

22

New Zealand

455

Laing & Simey

P. Laing & Co.

 

23

Ohio

239/248

Unknown to webmaster

Pow & Co. - R. (Robert) Pow, J. (John) & M. (Margaret) Fawcus & G. (George) Davison in 1856

2146

24

Pilot (a snow, later a brig)

224/220
later
202

An unknown Monkwearmouth builder

The vessel was Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1840/41 thru 1850/51 and not thereafter. Owned by J. Parkin of Stockton for service from Sunderland to London. In 1848/49, J. Parkin is listed as being of Hartlepool for service from Hartlepool to London. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists J. Parkin & Co. as the owner of the Hartlepool registered vessel. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 lists the vessel as owned by John Kell. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 lists, on page 304, John Kell of Seaton Carew, Durham, as the then owner of the 202 ton vessel. Signal letters JGDV. On Feb. 8, 1870, per line 716 here, the 202 ton brig  was stranded near West Hartlepool while en route from London to West Hartlepool, in ballast. Crew of 8 - none lost. Then owned by John Kell.

5084

25

Priscilla

279/319

Peter Austin

John Campbell - R. Chapman & T. Young in 1856 & 1858

10185

26

Tasmania

412/502

Unknown to webmaster

Heish & Co.

 

27

Two Sisters (a snow)

287/305

An unknown Hylton Ferry builder

Davison - J. (John) Clay, of East Bolden, in Jul. 1848 (ex Google) & in 1856.

13987

28

Tynemouth Castle (a snow, later a brig)

280/302

An unknown Hylton Ferry builder

'Coppock' of Newcastle, for service to St. Petersburg, Russia. Ann Coppick & Co. of Newcastle, in Jul. 1848 (ex Google)

 

29

Vicar of Bray

374

Unknown to webmaster

Unknown to webmaster

 

 

 

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Total tonnage

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What were the official build numbers for 1841? Do please advise me if you know. 'Where Ships Are Born' states 141 vessels & 40,000 tons. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states 141 vessels & 40,396 tons.

1842 (Just a start. Can you provide a list? Do please advise me if you have data. Corrections will surely be required in the data that follows.)

#

Name

Gross

Builder

Built for

Official No.

1

Adele

259

Unknown to webmaster

Unknown to webmaster

 

2

Alexandrina

318/380

Unknown to webmaster

Blair & Co.

2185

3

Anna Robertson (a barque) 1 ex 2 Note

309/317
later
283

Unknown to webmaster

Robertson of London, became Hutchison in 1845/46, Scott in 1846/47 & Mosey & Co. of Scarborough in 1848/49. Clearly, see Note at left, Richard Mosey was her captain in 1849. Became owned by Mayors & Co, also of Scarborough in 1861/62. Lloyd's Register of 1866/67 states that the vessel was wrecked.

5949

4

Arietta or Arrietta

336

Laing & Simey

Laing & Co.

 

5

Diadem (a snow, later a brig)

232/227
later
210

Unknown to webmaster

There is 'confusion' as to the date of build of this vessel. I have chosen to include the vessel as built in 1842, as Lloyd's Register ('LR') recorded it from 1843/44 thru 1869/70 with the exception of 1848/49 & 1849/50. See below for the 'confused' data. Was initially owned by T. Brown of Sunderland for service listed as Sunderland to London but which immediately became Liverpool to Dordt - which I presume means Dordrecht, the Netherlands. In 1850/51, LR records H. Mayers of Shields as her owner, for service ex Shields in the following years to London, Rotterdam & Hamburg. In the LR edition of 1856/57, J. Huggett of South Shields is her owner (& also her captain) for service ex Shields to France, London & to the Baltic. 83.5 ft. long, signal letters HMQJ. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists J. Huggitt & J. Fenwick of South Shields as the owners of the Shields registered vessel, which owner names Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 clarifies means John Haggett & John Fenwick. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870, however lists Charles Salter of Sunderland as the vessel's then owner. The confusion? The Turnbull & Christies data sources & the next following source all state that the vessel was built in 1841. On Mar. 4, 1870, per line 761 here, the 211 ton brig stranded in the Swin (seems likely to be the Swin channel in the Thames estuary) while en route from Sunderland to London with a cargo of coal. Crew of 7 - all lost. Then stated to be owned by Charles Salter.

2076

6

Excavator

157/137

Unknown to webmaster

W. Cowan - C. Barker in 1856.

22617

7

Hewson

237/233

Unknown to webmaster

Hewson & - D. A. Hewson & G. T. Robson in 1856.

15419

8

Isabella

220/223

Peter Austin

Palmer & Co. (P. W. Palmer)

 

9

Judith Allan

505

George and John Mills

John Allan

 

10

Mary (a schooner)

80/67
later
61

Unknown to webmaster

With a couple of missing years (1848/49 & 1849/50), the vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1842/43 thru 1863/64 & not thereafter. It was initially owned by Buchanan of Sunderland for service as a Sunderland coaster. In 1844/45, Foreman of London became her owner for similar service. From 1850/51 C. Harvey of Fowey, Cornwall, is recorded as her owner for service to Seville, Spain, ex both Cardiff & London, ex Falmouth & in 1857/58 from the Clyde to France. For many years the Registers contain no ownership data, however the vessel would seem to have been registered at Fowey or at Weymouth, Dorset. 55.0 ft. long, signal letters JDMW. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 lists (on page 255), Roberts & Co. of Weymouth as the then owner of the 62 ton, Weymouth registered vessel. On Oct. 23, 1870, per line 972 here, the 61 ton schooner was abandoned off Aldboro', N. Yorkshire. Crew of 4 - none lost. Then owned by William Smith.

4680

11

Norval

230

Unknown to webmaster

Greenwell

 

12

Pansy

197/171

Unknown to webmaster

J. Allcock - J. P. & H. Duxfield in 1856 - John Pape & H. Duxfield in 1858

16736

13

Prince Oscar

289/296

Unknown to webmaster

Lawsons' - J. H. Lawson & A. R. Oxley in 1858

32943

14

Robinson (a brig, later a snow) 1

241
later
214

Unknown to webmaster

In 1848/49, when Robinson seems first to be Lloyd's Register ('LR') recorded, the vessel was owned by Robinson of Sunderland, soon of Hartlepool, for service ex either city to London. From 1852/53 thru 1855/56, when last LR recorded, the vessel was owned by Lisle, later T. Lisle, of Hartlepool, for service which included service from Hartlepool to Hamburg, Germany. On Oct. 6, 1860, per line 350 here, the 214 ton snow was abandoned on the coast of Jutland, Denmark. None of the 8 man crew were lost - all were saved by the Eleanor of Aberystwyth. The vessel was then owned by William Lisle. Wreckage came ashore, it would appear, at Strömstad, West Sweden.

5174

15

Sabina

252/290

Unknown to webmaster

H. Allcock in 1843/44  - R. Whalton in 1856 - Robert Walton in 1858

23927

16

Saint Helena

220/222

Unknown to webmaster

Rountree in 1843/44  - W. (William) Mallaburn in 1856 & 1858

22634

17

Stag

543/678

Unknown to webmaster

R. Green

 

18

Sylph (a snow)

281/320

Unknown to webmaster

Unknown - J. M. Gales in 1844/45 - J. Dale in 1855/56 - J. B. Dale & C. Cram in 1856

 

19

Underley (a barque)

310/333
later
304
later
297

Laing & Simey

Laing & Co. of London for service from Sunderland to Jamaica, later Swansea to the West Indies, most particularly to Cuba. In 1855/56, F. Ridley of London became her owner for service which included Swansea to the Mediterranean. From 1859/60, R. Crick of Sunderland owned her for service from Sunderland to the Cape of Good Hope & to Ceylon. On Dec. 28, 1860, per line 497 here, the 297 ton barque foundered near Cape Agulhas, between Agulhas & Quoin or Queen Point, (Western Cape, South Africa) while en route from Sunderland to Galle (SW tip of Ceylon, now Sri Lanka) with a cargo of coal. None of the 14 man crew were lost. Then owned by Richard Crick.

14184

20

Verbena (a snow)

223/247

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel was owned it would seem, for almost its entire lifetime, by Anderson of Newcastle, for service initially from Sunderland to St. Petersburg, Russia, later Shields to the Mediterranean, Newport to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, & Newcastle to the Mediterranean. In Jul. 1848 (ex Google) the vessel was owned by M. & T. Anderson. On Nov. 28, 1860, per line 454 here, the 247 ton snow was abandoned NE of Sicily while en route from Cardiff to Barcelona with a cargo of coal. (such routing seems not to make sense). None of the 8 man crew were lost. Then owned by Louis J. Livingston.

22556

21

Watson (a schooner)

53

Unknown to webmaster

So far as I can see the vessel, which was registered at Boston, Lincolnshire, was never listed in Lloyd's Register. On Feb. 28, 1860, per line 635 here, the 53 ton schooner was abandoned at Dimlington (N. of the mouth of Humber River). Crew of 3, no loss of life. Then owned by William Tointon.

15704

22

William Packet (a snow)

201/218
later
186

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel would seem to have been Lloyd's Register listed only from 1849/50 thru 1851/52, owned by Barber & Co. of Sunderland for service from Hartlepool to the Baltic & then Sunderland to London. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists the vessel's then owners as J. Proudfoot & T. Robson, of Sunderland. Data confirmed by Christie's Shipping Register of 1858, which also advises (at page bottom) that the vessel had been lost.

2754

 

 

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What were the official build numbers for 1842? Do please advise me if you know. 'Where Ships Are Born' states 107 vessels & 26,000 tons. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states 107 vessels & 26,837 tons.

1843 (Just a start. Can you provide a list? Do please advise me if you have data. Corrections will surely be required in the data that follows.)

#

Name

Gross

Builder

Built for

Official No.

1

Ann Mills (a snow, later a brig) 1 Note

287/308

Unknown to webmaster

J. Ritson of Sunderland, initially for service from Sunderland to Quebec, Canada. In later years the vessel is Lloyd's Register recorded as being used  on such routes as Sunderland to Genoa, Italy, Liverpool to Venice, Italy, Bristol to South America, Plymouth to U.S.A. On May. 3, 1860, per line 162 here, the 287 ton brig was wrecked at Cape Bonavista, Newfoundland, while en route from Sunderland to Quebec, Canada, with coal. It would seem that 2 of the 10 man crew lost their lives. Vessel then stated to be owned by Francis Ritson.

23740

2

Arthur (a schooner)

87

Unknown to webmaster

Turnbull's Register of 1856 records her then owners as being James Potts, R. Storey & G. Middleton. As does Christie's Shipping Register of 1858.

17603

3

Aurora (a barque)

425/536

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel was owned, for its entire lifetime, by Ryan of London. For service (where Lloyd's Register indicated) from London to Calcutta, India. On Sep. 19, 1860, per line 312 here, the 425 ton barque was wrecked in the Auckland Channel (Hooghly River, Calcutta, West Bengal), while en route from Madras to Calcutta, both India. It would seem that none of the 16 man crew was lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by Valentine Ryan

4690

4

Cressy

720

Laing & Simey

Duncan Dunbar & Co.

 

5

Dido (a brig)

268/274

Unknown to webmaster

Burrell - Turnbull's Register of 1856 advises that the vessel was then owned by R. Potts, A. Swap & A. Gunn, all of South Shields

26454

6

Ebenezer

209/204

Unknown to webmaster

R. Oliver - W. Winship, J. Turnbull, G. Mitchell & G. dobson in 1856

24647

7

Elizabeth

225/214

Unknown to webmaster

W. Chilton - Wood & Co. i.e. J. Wood, J. Newman & J. Radford in 1856

23421

8

Ferret

113

Laing & Simey

P. Laing

 

9

Golconda (a barque)

367/418
later
317

An unknown Southwick builder

The vessel was owned, for its entire lifetime, by Richardson of Swansea, initially for service from Swansea to Valparaiso, Chile, later Bristol to New York, but mainly Swansea to the West Indies, most particularly to Cuba. On Dec. 15, 1860, per line 476 here, the 371 ton square was stranded at Acckin's Island (i.e. Acklins Island, Bahamas outer islands), while en route from St. Jago de Cuba (S. coast of Cuba, now Santiago de Cuba, once considered the island's capital) to Swansea with a cargo of copper ore. None of the 16 man crew was lost. The vessel then stated to be owned by J. C. Richards. A puzzle perhaps is that the vessel continued to be Lloyd's Register recorded thru 1867/68.

25877

10

Isabella

228/234

George Barker Note

T. Crozier

 

11

John & Ann (a schooner)

108/90
later
83

Unknown to webmaster

With a couple of missing years, the vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1843/44 thru 1860/61, owned thru 1855/56 by S. Fletcher of Newcastle, later of South Shields, initially for service from Sunderland to Rouen, France, later Leith to London, Shields to Caen or Bordeaux, both France, & ex Hartlepool. Turnbull's Register of 1856 records S. Fletcher as her then owner. LR of 1857/58 lists Boutland of Newcastle as her owner for service ex Newcastle. LR of 1859/60 lists W. Simpson, of Whitby, as her then owner for service from Newcastle to Rotterdam. However, Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 (Whitby) lists William Simpson of Whitby as her then owner. On Dec. 17, 1860, per line 908 here, the 82 ton schooner sank at Barber Sand (off Caister, Norfolk), while en route from Whitby to Littlehampton, West Sussex, with a cargo of stone. None of the 5 man crew was lost. The vessel then stated to be owned by William Simpson.

3527

12

Leda (a snow, later a brig)

185/164
later
138

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel's initial owner was Errington of Sunderland for service from Sunderland to the Baltic. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 records William Briggs of Blyth as her then owner. In 1870, per The Mercantile Navy List, James Turnbull of Blyth, was her owner.

3736

13

Newbottle

225/249

Unknown to webmaster

Burnett & - W. Watt in 1856

27067

14

Pallas

226/226

Bartram & Lister

Henley

 

15

Thorndale (a snow)

241/246

Bartram & Lister

W. Burnett of Sunderland

22444

16

Zephyr

299/303

Unknown to webmaster

Lumsdon - M. Robson in 1856

2264

17

Zior

61/91

Peter Austin

Blackett (have also read Austin, Watson Blackett)

 

 

 

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What were the official build numbers for 1843? Do please advise me if you know. 'Where Ships Are Born' states 85 vessels & 20,000 tons. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states 85 vessels & 21,377 tons.

1844 (Just a start. Can you provide a list? Do please advise me if you have data. Corrections will surely be required in the data that follows.)

#

Name

Gross

Builder

Built for

Official No.

1

Agincourt

669

James Laing

Duncan Dunbar

83

2

Alacrity

211/295
later 184

likely Peter Austin

Austin & Co. became Ward & Co, in 1848/49

5444

3

Alverton (a barque)

343/409

Unknown to webmaster

Fergusson of London for service Sunderland to Ceylon & then Liverpool to New York. From 1848/49 thru 1856/57 J. Towse of London for service London to China. From 1857/58, J. Lennard of Middlesbrough, or maybe of Stockton, for service Sunderland to Mediterranean & then to Quebec, Canada. On Feb 15, 1860, per line 108 here, the 344 ton barque was wrecked at San Sebastian, Spain, while en route from Cardiff to Spain with a cargo of coal. Crew of 12 - 9 lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by J. M. Leonard

15695

4

Ann-Batens Note 1, 2

329

Unknown to webmaster

Unknown to webmaster

 

5

Ariadne

298/335

Unknown to webmaster

J. Twizell

12351

6

Courier

281/329

Unknown to webmaster

Taylor & Co. - W. C. & J. Allen & T. Winn in 1856

10176

7

Crown

192/190

Unknown to webmaster, but likely J. Crown

J. Crown - T. & T. C. Alder, W. Chambers, J. Driscoll & T. V. French in 1856

24052

8

Edmund Pear (a brig)

146

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel would seem never to have been recorded in Lloyd's Register. On Oct. 6, 1858, the vessel was in collision with Martha, a galiot (a single-master sailing vessel used for fishing or for the coastal trade) off Whitby. On Oct. 7, 1860, per line 352 here, the 146 ton brig stranded at Windaw (Denmark?) while en route from Wisbeach to the Baltic. Crew of 7 - none lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by Richard Young

14405

9

Edmundsbury

523

Peter Austin

J. Allan

 

10

Eleanor (a snow later a brig)

268

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel's initial owner was Storey & Co. of Newcastle for service from Sunderland to London. Per Christie's Shipping Register of 1858, the vessel was then owned by R. Storey, J. Taylor & W. Sawyer, all of Newcastle.

3628

11

Eliza Sharp

409

James Laing

J. Laing

 

12

Emerald (a snow)

275/291

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel's initial owner was White & Co. of Newcastle for service from Sunderland to London. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states that the vessel was then owned by Ann, Isabella & George White, all of South Shields.

26948

13

Energy

221/221

Peter Austin

Benson & Co. (Kirton referenced also)

 

14

Exertion (a schooner or a brig)

143

Unknown to webmaster

The Lloyd's Register record re this vessel is still to be researched. Turnbull's Register of 1856 records the vessel's then owner to be J. B. & J. Morton, junr. & G. Arnott, of Howden. Lloyd's Register of 1855/56 records Arnott & Co. of Newcastle for service from Newcastle to Le Havre, France. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states that the vessel was then owned by J. Johnson of St. Peter's & E. Topping of Newcastle.

22569

15

Favourite (a snow)

210/202
later
186

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1844/45 thru 1852/53 & not thereafter. Thru 1849/50, the vessel was owned by Hemsley of Sunderland for service from Sunderland to Dantzic, i.e. Gdańsk, Poland. In 1850/51, J. Ewart, also of Sunderland, became her owner for service ex London. Turnbull's Register of 1856 records J. Fenwick and E. Rowntree of Sunderland as her then owners, which names Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 clarifies as meaning John Fenwick & Edw. Rowntree. Signal letters HRBV. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870, however, lists John Hardcastle, of Whitby, as owner of the vessel, then registered at Whitby. On Sep. 13, 1870, per line 894 here, the 186 ton snow was involved in a collision & sank at the Swin Middle Light (I believe on the N. side of the Thames estuary near Southend) while en route from Hartlepool to London with a cargo of coal. Crew of 7 - none lost. Then owned by Robt. Harrowing. Can you provide detail as to the circumstances? And tell us with which vessel she collided?

2894

16

Fawn (a schooner)

97
later
94

Unknown to webmaster

Lloyd's Register seems to record the vessel only in 1849/50 thru 1850/51 and again from 1855/56 thru 1857/58. In the first period owned by Stephenson of Sunderland for service as a Sunderland coaster. Kirkwood of Sunderland is the recorded owner in the second period for similar service. Turnbull's Register of 1856, however, records the vessel as owned by Thomas Riley of Sunderland, as does Christie's Shipping Register of 1858, which also advises (at page bottom) that the vessel had been lost.

2585

17

Gem (a schooner)

62

Unknown to webmaster

Lloyd's Register of 1845/46 records the vessel as owned by H. Man of Nairn, a Leith coaster. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states that the vessel was then owned by R. Huntley, R. Redhead, both of Haworth, and W. Ives of Pensher.

23717

18

Industrious

283/306
later
283/274

Thomas Tiffin, jun. & Benjamin Tiffin Note

Thru 1850/51 Restarick of Plymouth, then (1851/52 thru 1857/58) Davy of Exeter, then (1859/60 thru 1865/66) Marchbank of Shields. Lloyd's Register of 1865/66 states lost

39574

19

Jane

85/95

Bartram & Lister

Smith & Co. or Geo. Ayre & Jas. Smith

 

20

John Edward

323/376

Peter Austin

J. Munro

 

21

Juliet Erskine (a barque - is listed at Dundee as a brig, per this 'pdf') 1, 2

277/297

Unknown to webmaster

Initially owned by Erskine & Co. of Dundee for service from London to Calcutta, India. On Mar. 3, 1848, the vessel was in collision, at night, with Rosebud (not Roseland), a 90 ton schooner, off the coast of Spain. Note Rosebud suffered damage as a result. At Admiralty Court, Juliet Erskine was found to be at fault. In 1848/49, J. Hunter of Newcastle became the vessel's owner for service from Newcastle, Sunderland & London to Calcutta, Sydney, Cape of Good Hope & into the Mediterranean. I cannot track any arrivals in Australia. In 1855/56, Foley & Co. of Cork, Ireland, soon Daley (or Daly) & Foley, became her owners for service ex Liverpool, Cork & the Clyde to the Mediterranean & to the West Indies. On Jul. 6, 1860, per line 229 here, the 277 ton barque was stranded at the Gaspar Straits (Indonesia) while en route from Singapore to Mauritius with a cargo of planks. It would seem that none of the 11 man crew were lost. The vessel was then stated to be owned by Richard Foley

39571

22

Margaret

116

An unknown Deptford builder

Unknown - T. Bennet in 1856, Thomas Bennett in 1858

22632

23

Northumberland (a snow or brig)

212/222
later
196

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1844/45 thru 1849/50 & from 1851/52 thru 1871/72. It was initially owned by Ogle & Co. of Sunderland for service as a Sunderland coaster. From 1851/52 to the vessel's loss in 1871, the vessel was owned by Storm & Co. of Whitby for service from Hartlepool to London, as a Whitby coaster, from Hartlepool to Le Havre, France, ex Sunderland to France & to London, from Whitby and/or Newcastle to the Baltic. Per LR, E. Storm was her captain for years 1851/52 thru 1858/59 except for a single year, 1857/58, when C. Hubbard was her captain. Hubbard continued to serve as her captain thru 1867/68, when R. Walker took command. Became 196 tons in 1856/57. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists E. & M. Storm & Co. of Robin Hood's Bay ('RHB'), Yorkshire, as owners of the Whitby registered brig, which owner names are clarified by Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 as meaning Edward, Coultous, & M. Storm, Thomas Newton, all of RHB. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 lists Edward Storm of RHB as her then owner. 82.0 ft. long, signal letters JHCG. LR of 1871/72 states 'wrecked'. On May 17, 1871, per line 1366 here, the 196 ton snow foundered off Hango Head, (Hanko, SW tip of Finland at entrance to Gulf of Finland), while en route from Sunderland to Cronstadt (St. Petersburg, Russia) with a cargo of coal. Crew of 7 - none lost. Then owned by Edward Storm. Can anybody add anything?

5299

24

Perseverance

97

Bartram & Lister

Winter (& Co.)

 

25

Scindian

535/650

Unknown to webmaster

J. Allan

15840

26

Sir George Seymour 1 (ref. to vessel) 2 (oil painting by W. T. Howard)

724

Unknown to webmaster

J. Somes or Somes Brothers

 

27

Thalia (a barque)

296/351
later
309

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1844/45 thru 1864/65, owned initially by Booth & Co. of Aberdeen, for service from Sunderland to Icheboe (a tiny island then noted for its penguin guano, located off the W. coast of Namibia). In 1846/47, J. Booth Jun. was listed as her owner for service ex Aberdeen & London including to Hobart, Tasmania. Thalia arrived (ex Trove) at Hobart on Jan. 18, 1847 with a general cargo & 5 passengers, & later left for London on Apl. 10, 1847. There was a later voyage to Melbourne in 1850. And another to Hobart in 1851 later departing for California. Maybe there were more - check at Trove, Australia. In 1854/55, W. Duthie of London became her owner for service from London to Mauritius. LR of 1860/61 lists G. Clark of Shields as her then owner for service from Newcastle to America. On Oct. 2, 1860, per line 989 here, the 309 ton barque went missing while en route from Hartlepool to Cronstadt (St. Petersburg, Russia). The entire crew of 11 were lost. The vessel is stated to have been then owned by Geo. Hy. Clark. LR of 1864/65 notes that the vessel was missing.

6075

28

Victoria

293/310

Bartram & Lister

Matthew Smith

 

29

William Nicholson (a barque)

349/425
later
391

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1844/45 thru 1858/59, owned for that entire period by Nicholson of Sunderland. The vessel served Cuba for its entire lifetime, ex Sunderland & Newport & then for many years ex Swansea. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 lists the vessel's then owners as being William, William Jun. & John Nicholson, of Sunderland, as does Turnbull's Register of 1856. Christie's also advises, at page bottom, that the vessel had been lost.

14156

 

 

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What were the official build numbers for 1844? Do please advise me if you know. 'Where Ships Are Born' states 100 vessels & 27,000 tons. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states 100 vessels & 27,181 tons.

1845 (Just a start. Can you provide a list? Do please advise me if you have data. Corrections will surely be required in the data that follows.)

#

Name

Gross

Builder

Built for

Official No.

1

Actuaria

226

Bartram & Lister

Lister & Co. or Lister & Bartram

 

2

Alicia

349/410

Wm. Wilkinson

Jenkins & Co.

 

3

Aurora (a schooner)

120
later
130

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel was possibly owned for its lifetime by Simpson of Banff. Initially A. Simpson, later (from 1852/53) J. Simson, later (from 1855/56) A. Simpson again. For service initially of Sunderland to Stettin, Poland, later ex Banff to the Baltic or Mediterranean. Also ex Newcastle to Mediterranean. But ... maybe it was owned by George Walker of Inverness (105 tons) in 1870. Last recorded in Lloyd's Register in 1870/71

?24940

4

Bannockburn, soon Ramilies (a barque)

635757

James Laing

Duncan Dunbar

 

5

Borderer (a barque)

421/357

Wm. Byers

J. (John) Willis of London

270

6

Brenda

280/307

Unknown to webmaster

Thompson

 

7

Caractacus ( a barque)

330

Peter Austin

Pow & Co. - Turnbull's Register of 1856 advises that R. Pow, J. & M. Fawcus & G. Davison all of North Shields, owned the vessel.

2222

8

Catherine Jenkins (a barque)

340/399

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1845/46 thru 1855/56, initially owned by Jenkins & Co. of Swansea for service from Sunderland to Cuba. Which service soon became Swansea to Coquimbo, Chile. LR of 1853/54 advises that Ord & Co. of Sunderland had become the vessel's owners for the same service. But soon ex Liverpool. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists W. Ord & Co. R. (Robert) Ord & G. (George) Moon as her then owners. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 has similar data while here advising, at page bottom, that the vessel had been lost.

14167

9

Choice (a barque)

280/309

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel was owned by Hick & Co. of Scarborough, initially for service from Sunderland to London, later from the Clyde to Montreal, Canada, & later ex Liverpool. Lloyd's Register of 1851/52 states that the vessel was abandoned.

 

10

Clarissa (a snow later a barque)

320/354

Unknown to webmaster

W. Potts of Sunderland for service from Sunderland to Quebec, Canada. Became Potts Brothers in 1852/53. Butcher & Co. of Yarmouth was her owner from 1854/55 thru 1856/57. From 1857/58 W. Farrer of Sunderland re service to America, however the name is suspect - owner recorded as W. Farrow in 1859/60. On Jan. 8, 1860, per line 14 here, the 324 ton barque  stranded at Western Beach (Gibraltar?) while en route from Malaga, Spain, to Cardiff in ballast. Crew of 11 - none lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by William Farrow

8295

11

Coverdale

286

Unknown to webmaster

Johnson

 

12

Dolphin

255

William Doxford & W. Crown

J. Culliford & Co.

 

13

Fairy (a barque)

328

Unknown to webmaster

S. Allcock thru 1854/55 initially for service Sunderland to Rochfort, (Rochefort, France?) then Liverpool to Odessa & later Singapore. Later to Mediterranean. From 1855/56 G. Maltby (G. R. Maltby) of North Shields for service initially to Mediterranean. On Jan. 21, 1860, per line 32 here, the 328 ton barque  stranded near Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, Wales, while en route from Llanelly, Wales, to Dieppe, France, with a cargo of coal. Crew of 11 - none lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by Francis Ritson

2003

14

Frances

193

James Laing

G. Milne

 

15

Free Briton

290

Unknown to webmaster

J. Roxby in 1846/47 - R. H. Weightman & J. S. Harper in 1856

24765

16

Hawthorn

277

William Doxford & W. Crown

Doxford in 1846/47 - J. Paxton in 1856

26286

17

Isabella 1 Note

235

Unknown to webmaster

Ayre & Co.

 

18

Jabez

217

Unknown to webmaster

S. Evans - D. & T. Belford in 1856

2026

19

Jessie

194

Unknown to webmaster

Woods & C in 1846/47 - J. Ostens in 1856

4977

20

John Elliotson

255

William Doxford & W. Crown

T. Brown

 

21

John Hutchinson 1 Note

332/367

Unknown to webmaster

likely R. Hutchinson

 

22

Keepsake

287/311

Unknown to webmaster

Hutchnsn in 1847/48 - R. S. Frost & W. Robinson in 1856

6995

23

Lord Nelson

308/349

Unknown to webmaster

Donkin & - J. Donkin & J. Sims in 1856

 

24

Mary

311

Unknown to webmaster

Davison in 1846/47 - W. (Wm) & J. (Jane) Davison in 1856

6496

25

Mary Lawson

271

Unknown to webmaster

Lawson in 1846/47 - H. Lawson in 1856 - Henry Lawson & Geo. B. Stoddart in 1858

2242

26

Mayda

486/582

Unknown to webmaster

G. Lyall, Jr.

 

27

Medora (a snow, later a brig)

227/231
later
201
or 202

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1846/47 thru 1858/59, & not thereafter. Why is that so, I wonder? The vessel was initially owned by J. Hay & Co. of Sunderland for service from Sunderland to the Baltic, later ex London. It would seem that the vessel was registered at London. In 1854/55, T. Clarke of London is recorded as the vessel's owner for service from Liverpool to Australia. LR records no ownership data in 1858/59. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 (Whitby) records her then owners as Robert Simpson & Ann Adamson & Frances Kindell Robinson. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 records the vessel as then owned by Constable Cassap of Whitby & registered there. Signal letters JMPR. On Sep. 5, 1870, per line 359 here, the 201 ton brig was stranded at Oesel (island (Saaremaa), Estonia) while en route from Hartlepool to Cronstadt (St. Petersburg, Russia) with a cargo of goods (how descriptive!). Crew of 7 - none lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by Constable Cassap of Whitby.

6146

28

Niagara (a barque)

314/336
later
327/336
later
307

Unknown to webmaster

Temperley of London for service to Montreal, Canada, ex Sunderland & then London. In 1845/46 the owner became Henderson of Glasgow for service Clyde to Valparaiso, Peru, & later Clyde to Singapore. In 1853/54 the owner became Skinner & Co., also of Glasgow, for a London to Australia service. From 1856/57 Metcalfe, i.e. T. (Thomas) Metcalfe of Shields became the owner for service Shields to the Mediterranean & to the West Indies. Lloyd's Register of 1864/65 states that the vessel was lost, however line 81 here, advises that of Feb. 19, 1860 the 307 ton barque was stranded 20 miles N. of Ayr while en route from Troon to Syra, Greece, with a cargo of coal. Crew of 11 - none lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by William Baxter. Did the vessel survive the stranding to explain the later listings in Lloyd's Register? Probably a Lloyd's listing error.

25514

29

Pascoe Grenfell

368

James Laing

Ridley & Co.

 

30

Polynesia

350/367

Unknown to webmaster

Hansell - R. (Robert), R. (Richard) & J. (James) B. Hansell in 1856 & 1858

4984

31

Primula

406

J. & J. Rodham

Rodham, soon Holme

 

32

Promise

284/270

Unknown to webmaster

Brown & c - E. Archer in 1847/48 - P. (Peter) Dale & J. (John) B. Dale in 1856 & 1858

2406

33

Ramilies

635/737

Unknown to webmaster

Duncan Dunbar

 

34

Rover's Bride (a snow, later a brig)

315
later
277

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel was owned, for its entire lifetime, by Fenwick of London. Initially for service from Sunderland to Quebec. Canada, & to the Mediterranean. Later, mainly from London & Liverpool, but also from Gloucester, to Odessa, to Constantinople & to the Mediterranean. On May 21, 1860, per line 183 here, the 277 ton brig was abandoned off Newfoundland while en route from Cadiz, Spain, to Newfoundland. It would seem that none of the 10 man crew were lost. The vessel was then stated to be owned by Charles R. Fenwick

23414

35

Sir Henry Webb (a snow, later a brig)

222
later
202

Unknown to webmaster

Per Lloyd's Register ('LR') the vessel was initially owned by T. Browne of Newcastle, soon of Warkworth, Northumberland, for service from Sunderland to Warkworth. In 1852/53, per LR, the owner was Tomlin & Co. of London for service ex London. In 1857/58, per LR, W. Jameson of Whitby owned the vessel for service from Shields or Sunderland to London. Signal letters HNFM. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states the then owners to be William Jameson & Richard Mate, both of Whitby. On Jan. 25, 1860, per line 583 here, the 202 ton brig was abandoned on Dudgeon Shoal (20 miles N. of Wells, Norfolk, I think), while en route from Newcastle to London with a cargo of coal. None of the 8 man crew lost their lives. The vessel was stated to be then owned by Wm. Jameson.

2213

36

Sir John Rennie (a snow)

204/202
later
186

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel was initially owned by Brown & Co. of Newcastle for service from Sunderland to London. In 1846/47, the owner became T. Browne of Warkworth, Northumberland, for the same service then for London to the Baltic. I have read that in 1847/48, E. Archer was the vessel's owner - not recorded in Lloyd's Register so far as I can see. Certainly from 1855/56, J. Harper & Co. of Blyth owned the vessel for service from Blyth to London & Shields to Spain. Note specifically that J. Harper & J. Harper jun. owned the vessel in 1856 & 1858. In 1859/60, Bowman & Co. of Blyth became her owner for service from Blyth to Denmark & to the Baltic. On Oct. 12, 1860, per line 375 here, the 186 ton snow was abandoned in the North Sea, while en route from Riga, Latvia, to England with a cargo of sleepers. It would seem that 2 of the 7 man crew lost their lives. The vessel was then owned by George Bowman

24417

37

Trafalgar (a 3 masted barque, later a ship & even later a barque again)

739
later
717

James Leithead

Duncan Dunbar of London.

23080

38

William

313

Unknown to webmaster

Riley & C. in 1846/47 - A. D. Hewson in 1856

27065

 

 

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Total tonnage

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What were the official build numbers for 1845? Do please advise me if you know. 'Where Ships Are Born' states 130 vessels & 38,000 tons. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states 131 vessels & 38,260 tons.

1846 (Just a start. Can you provide a list? Do please advise me if you have data. Corrections will surely be required in the data that follows.)

#

Name

Gross

Builder

Built for

Official No.

1

Aboukir

817

James Laing

J. Laing

 

2

Acadia (a ship, apparently later a barque)

419/519
later
489

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel was owned, thru 1857/58 by C. Walton of London for service, ex Sunderland, to Halifax, but soon ex London to Halifax & later to the Cape of Good Hope & to Singapore. In 1858/59, the vessel's owner became J. Campbell, also of London, for service from Clyde to India & later to the West Indies. On May 28, 1860, per line 195 here, the 489 ton barque foundered 'in the Western Ocean', while en route from Demerera, now Guyana, to London, with a cargo of sugar, etc. It would seem that none of the 17 man crew were lost. The vessel was then stated to be owned by James F. Campbell

20331

3

Amaranth

331/370

Unknown to webmaster

B. Walker, later (1858) Thomas B. Walker, jun., W. B. Fowler, J. H. Coulson, Isabella Fowler, & others

16894

4

Bellona

296/302

Unknown to webmaster

Nicholson

2811

5

Blue Bell

222

James Laing

Duncan Dunbar

 

6

British Queen

314/344

Unknown to webmaster

Kelso, J. R. Kelso in 1856

5303

7

Bubona 1 Note

212

Unknown to webmaster

Wallace & Co.

 

8

Cactus

225

Unknown to webmaster

J. Allcock - W. Tose in 1856

22587

9

Cassibelaunus (a barque)

498/534

Peter Austin

Pow & Co. - R. Pow, J. & M. Fawcus & G. Davison in 1856 per Turnbull's Register

26545

10

Christian Charlotte (a snow)

161
later
145

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register listed from 1846/47 thru 1857/58 & not thereafter. Owned by Smith of Blyth for service as a coaster ex Sunderland. From 1850/51, G. Smith of Newcastle became her owner for service from Shields to London or to the Mediterranean. Signal letters HMJB. Turnbull's Register, of 1856, lists the vessel's then owner as being J. Dixon of Sunderland, as does Christie's Shipping Register of 1858. On Feb. 1, 1860, per line 605 here, the 145 ton snow foundered at sea while en route from Sunderland to London with a cargo of coal. No indication as to exactly where it foundered. None of the crew of 6 was lost. Her then owner was stated to be John Dinon (presumably means Dixon).

1996

11

Clymene (a barque)

402/465

Unknown to webmaster

Lloyd's Register of 1850/51 lists the vessel as owned by J. Mitchell of Glasgow - for service Cardiff to South America. Later Clyde to Calcutta, India, & London to Valparaiso, Chile. In 1854/55 the owner became J. Hercus, also of Glasgow for service Clyde to California. In 1857/58, the owner became Flintoft of Whitby. On Feb. 23, 1860, per line 91 here, the 402 ton barque is stated to have been abandoned at sea while en route from Gravesend to Genoa, Italy, with a cargo of coal. No indication as to exactly where it was abandoned. None of the crew of 14 was lost, it would appear. The owner was recorded as being Thomas Harrison.

25843

12

Conquering Hero (a snow)

296/319
later
292

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel's initial owner was T. Barnes of Newcastle for service from Sunderland to the Mediterranean. From 1850/51, Temperley of London was the vessel's owner for service from the Clyde to Port Natal (Durban, South Africa) & also to California. Allen & Co. of South Shields became the vessel's owners in 1855/56 for service from Whitby to the Black Sea. More exactly perhaps, per Turnbull's Register of 1856, the vessel was owned by R. R. & R. S. Briggs, W. C. Allen & T. Winn. In 1860/61, Russell & Co. of South Shields owned the vessel for service from Shields to France. On Oct. 18, 1860, per line 391 here, the 292 ton snow is stated to have been abandoned in the North Sea. No indication as to exactly where it was abandoned nor its routing. None of the crew of 10 was lost, it would appear. The then owner was Thomas Russell.

12961

13

Danube

332 later 301

Unknown to webmaster

J. Hay - T. Cropton in 1850, W. N. Clark in 1856

10491

14

Demerara, later Chorister Note

260/277

Wilson Chilton

J. Panton of London, later (Chorister, Lloyd's 1847/48 thru 1856/57) Haycroft of Plymouth, later (Lloyd's 1857/58) R. Girvin of Liverpool

5716

15

Earl of Ripon

343

Peter Austin

Mitcheson

 

16

Glide

222

William Doxford & W. Crown

Unknown to webmaster

 

17

Henry's

310

William Doxford & W. Crown

Unknown to webmaster

 

18

John Bull (a barque, later a ship, later a barque again)

436/486

G. W. & W. J. Hall.

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1846/47 thru 1859/60. Owned for that entire period by Temperley & Co. of London, initially for service from London to Montreal, Quebec, Canada, which service became London to Quebec (City) in 1851/52 & London to North America in 1858/59. Per LR the vessel became rigged as a ship in 1852/53 & reverted to a barque again in 1859/60. J. Duffill was her sole captain until 1859/60 when 'James' assumed command. Thanks to Samuel Côté, I am able to advise you not only who built her (see left) but also what finally happened to her. On Nov. 19, 1859, when on the St. Lawrence river nearing Quebec, the vessel, under the command of Captain J. James, went ashore during a gale - at a point a little to the west of the church of the Parish of St. Jean, on Île d'Orléans (Island of Orleans). A survey advised that 'her deck has burst up, and floated off and that the cargo was washed out; the beach being strewed with it. She had a valuable cargo consisting of wheat, peas, potash, teas and some flour, a great part of which will, no doubt, be totally lost.' The wreck, as it lay on the beach, was sold at public auction on Nov. 26, 1859 at the Quebec Exchange - for £100 to Mr. F. X. Turcotte. Temperley bought a replacement vessel in 1860 of identical name. Samuel Côté seeks the vessel's dimensions. Can you provide those or otherwise add anything additional?

 

19

John French

291/303

Bartram & Lister

French & Co.

 

20

Kate

478/600

Unknown to webmaster

H. Mitcalf - H. & W. Metcalfe in 1856

 

21

Kezia Page (a schooner)

168

J. Hardie & M. Clark

Richard Page of London

 

22

Mary Ann

177/180

Unknown to webmaster

A. Ray in 1847/48 - T. A. Smith in 1856

2426

23

Mary Graham

464

William Doxford & W. Crown

Unknown to webmaster

 

24

Messenger

300/330

Unknown to webmaster

T. (Thomas) Coxon in 1847/48 - also in 1856

15587

25

Minna

377 became 344

Unknown to webmaster

Thomps'n became Richardson in 1846/47 - J. Crisp in 1856

2308

26

Pacific

361

Unknown to webmaster

H. White in 1847/48 - H. & T. Henderson & J. E. Henderson in 1856

2074

27

Pearl

319

Robert Thompon & Sons (JLT)

R. M. Williams (or Watson?)

 

28

Philip Laing

547

James Laing

Laing & Ridley

 

29

Rienzi (also recorded as Rienza & Rienzie)

211
later
188

Unknown to webmaster

Denniston, later Mills & Co., both of Sunderland, later J. Storm of Whitby. Lloyd's Register of 1867/68 states wrecked

2772

30

Robert and Mary (a snow)

228
later
207

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1846/47 thru 1870/71. Thru 1849/50, the vessel was owned by R. Surtees of Sunderland for service from Sunderland to the Baltic. In 1850/51, Taylorson, also of Sunderland, became her owner for similar service. From 1854/55, H. Penman of Sunderland was her owner for service from Sunderland to Hamburg, Germany. Turnbull's Register of 1856 records H. Penman as her then owner, which name Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 clarifies as meaning Henry Penman. It would seem that from 1859/60 to 1870/71 the vessel was owned by Richardson of Sunderland for service as a Sunderland coaster - no owner name is recorded, however, from 1864/65 thru 1866/67. 88.0 ft. long. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870, lists, on page 330,  James Richardson, of Sunderland, as her then owner. On Sep. 1, 1870, per line 867 here, the 207 ton snow was involved in a collision & sank off Whitby Lights, while en route from Sunderland to Southampton with a cargo of coal. Crew of 7 - none lost. Then owned by James Richardson. Can you provide detail as to the collision circumstances? And tell us with which vessel she collided?

2810

31

Royal Consort

133
later 121

Hall of Monkwearmouth

Thru 1857/58, Banff & London Shipping Co., later (1870) James Wood, both of Banff. Note From 1874/75 J. & W. Henderson, later (1880 to 1882/83) Wm. Henderson, both of Aberdeen. Lloyd's Register of 1882/83 states wrecked

500

32

Scottish Maid

140
later 118

William Wilkinson

Rose & Co. (J. Rose of Monkwearmouth), later, from 1857/58, R. Alderson of Bishopwearmouth. Lloyd's Register of 1867/68 states wrecked. The vessel hit sunken rocks & foundered on the Goodwin Sands on Nov. 4, 1867 while en route from Sunderland to Gravelines, northern France. Master & crew saved.

2135

33

Sea

297

Peter Austin

John Barry

 

34

Subraon

430/510

Unknown to webmaster

Arthur & Co. of London.

 

35

Themis (a snow, later a barque)

273/278
later
343/278
later
299

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1847/48 thru 1857/58, initially owned by T. & G. Reed soon Reed & Co., both of Sunderland, for service from Sunderland to St. Petersburg, Russia. LR records the vessel as a barque from 1853/54. Later service data is limited but the vessel would seem to have served ex Liverpool & Cardiff. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists T. & G. Reed as her then owners. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 records her owners as Thomas Reed & George Reed. Christie's also advises, at page bottom, that the vessel had been lost.

1342

36

Traveller (a snow)

273

William Doxford & W. Crown

P. Dale - also in 1856

33773

37

Vedra (a snow, later a brig)

189
later
167

Robert Thompon & Sons (JLT)

The vessel was Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1846/47 thru 1855/56 & not thereafter. In 1846/47 was owned by Grayden (or Graydon) & Co., of Sunderland for service from Sunderland to the Baltic. LR of 1855/56 provides limited detail, which may well mean that the vessel had new owners. The vessel would seem to have then been Colchester registered. Signal letters JGSC. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 lists (on page 394) James Penney of Wivenhoe, Essex, as her then owner. On Feb. 15, 1870, per line 729 here, the 167 ton brig stranded at Fern Island (islands off Bamborough, Northumberland, also known as Farne Islands) while en route from Shields to London with a cargo of coal. Crew of 7 - none lost. Then owned by James Penney. I earlier had indicated, via, I believe, a World Ship Society list, that Ogle & Douglas, of Sunderland, were the ship's initial owners. It may well have been so, perhaps for a short period before Grayden/Greydon & Co. acquired the vessel. Can anybody clarify?

5222

38

Vesper

216

Unknown to webmaster

Moore & c - R. Crawford in 1856

2447

39

Vibilia (a snow)

249/261

J. Hardie & M. Clark

Robinson - Margt. Robinson? of Monkwearmouth

 

40

Woodman

336/370

Bartram & Lister

Wm. Doxford

 

 

 

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Total tonnage

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What were the official build numbers for 1846? Do please advise me if you know. 'Where Ships Are Born' states 131 vessels & 42,000 tons. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states 133 vessels & 41,835 tons.

1847 (Just a start. But a good start thanks to the 'North of England Maritime Directory, Shipping Register, and Commercial Advertiser', of 1848/49, published, it would seem, in Aug. 1848, (a 'Google' book). It provides a list of the vessels built at Sunderland in 1847. Which is the principal (but not the sole) source for the data that follows. To save you searching for that list, (not easy to find), the pages are here:- 1, 2, 3. Do please advise me if you have additional data. Corrections will surely be required in the data that follows.)

Note that the above directory also contains a list of ships registered at Sunderland, Newcastle, & other places. Such lists are the prime source for the 'built for' data, (not yet complete), on the assumption that there was not a sale so soon after a vessel was built. There are, however, anomalies in the data contained in the different lists.

#

Name

Gross

Builder

Built for

Official No.

1

Abeona

340

T. & B. Griffin

Drydens

12346

2

Abet

129

W. & J. Pile

 

 

3

Ada Mary

210

Buchanan & Gibson

 

 

4

Aid (a sloop)

35

Unknown to webmaster

So far as I can see, the vessel is not recorded in Lloyd's Register. However it is recorded in Turnbull's Register of 1856 - owned by Loughton & Scott, of Sunderland. And is listed also in Christie's Shipping Register of 1858, then owned by Thos. Chapman of Haverton Hill. On Mar. 31, 1860, per line 655 here, the 35 ton sloop went ashore at Penny Steel Rocks (Staithes Nab, Yorkshire), while carrying coal ex Sunderland. 2 crew members - neither lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by Thomas Chapman.

8970

5

Aid (a snow)

291
later
248

G. W. & W. J. Hall

The vessel's owner thru 1852/53, per Lloyd's Register ('LR'), was Surtees & Co. of Sunderland. In 1853/54, G. Wilkin, also of Sunderland, became her owner. As confirmed by Turnbull's Register of 1856 and by Christie's Shipping Register of 1858. The vessel would appear to have operated out of Gloucester & later still from Sunderland to the Mediterranean. LR in 1863/64 records the vessel as 'wrecked'.

14787

6

Alpha Note

142/102

Sanderson, Peverley & Wallace (Thomas Sanderson, William Peverley)

Pearce & Thackray of Sunderland, later John & William Davies of Plymouth

5633

7

Amana

408

J. Candlish

Thomas Oliver

 

8

Ann

146

B. Hodgson & Co.

Ogle & Douglas

 

9

Anna Mary

302

W. & J. Pile

 

 

10

Anne

141

R. Lister

 

 

11

Ann Proud 1

216

Wilson Chilton

Purdey & Co., i.e. Purdey, Proud, & Muir of Sunderland thru 1852/53, the last year in which Lloyd's Register listed

2788

12

Ann Stainton

257

J. Rodgerson

T. Stainton

5568

13

Anns

143

J. Davison

 

 

14

Arno (a barque)

377
later
354

W. Wilkinson

The vessel was owned, per Lloyd's Registers ('LR') thru 1856/57 by Moon & Co. of Sunderland. It seems not to be LR recorded after 1856/57. For service ex Sunderland to Quebec, Canada, later to Valparaiso, Chile, & to America. Turnbull's Register of 1856 records H. A. Moon, C. S. Moon, T. B. Ord & G. Moon as her then owners. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 lists her then owners as being R. Watson, J. Storey, Isabella Jamson, W. Mattison & A. Fairweather. On Nov. 22, 1860, per line 442 here, the 354 ton barque stranded S. of Shields Bar (mouth of Tyne river), having sailed from Carthagena (SE Spain?) to Newcastle with a cargo of lead and ore. None of the crew of 14 was lost. The owner was recorded as being Robert Watson

2574

15

Artemisia 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

497

Unknown to webmaster

Anthony Ridley

 

16

Aspern

70

G. W. & W. J. Hall

Moore, Hall & Co.

 

17

Astoria

463

W. R. Abbay

 

 

18

Australasia

512

James Laing

Riddell & Co.

 

19

Automatia (a snow, later a brig)

260
later
244

J. Barkes

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') recorded from 1848/49 thru 1867/68 & not thereafter. For that entire period, LR records the vessel as owned by Blyth of Sunderland, with R. Blyth her captain. For initial service from Sunderland to (maybe) Archangel, Russia, later, also ex Sunderland, to the Mediterranean & to Hamburg. To the Mediterranean ex Shields from 1864/65. Christie's Shipping Register (Sunderland) of 1858 lists Margaret J. Blyth as her then owner. 87.5 ft. long, signal letters PDBC. In 1870, per the Mercantile Navy List, Henry Burton of Whitby is her recorded owner. On Oct. 21, 1870, per line 484 here, the 245 ton brig stranded at Ljusne (E. coast of Sweden), the destination, it would seem, of its voyage. Crew of 8 - none lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by Henry Barton.

24961

20

Azoff

249

J. Rodgerson

 

 

21

Blessing (a snow, maybe later a brig) 1

308/345

Lister & Bartram of North Hylton

Lister & Co. of Sunderland for service Sunderland to Quebec, Canada. From 1850/51 thru 1857/58 Lonie & Co., also of Sunderland, became the vessel's owners for service from Sunderland to Hmbro (Hamburg) & later to the Mediterranean. On Feb. 16, 1860, per line 77 here, the 345 ton brig foundered in the Bay of Biscay while en route from Sunderland to Bordeaux, France, with a cargo of coal. None of the crew of 12 was lost, it would appear. The owner was recorded as being Martin Lonce. A puzzle perhaps is that the vessel seems not to have been Lloyd's Register recorded after 1857/58 - strange for a vessel said to have foundered in 1860.

25720

22

Brierley Hill

275

Austin & Mills

S. & J. Pegg

 

23

Britannia

345

R. H. Potts & Brothers

 

 

24

Bubona

212

W. Petrie

 

 

25

Cairongorm

103

W. Petrie

Wm. Petrie

 

26

Cambria

344

W. Byers

Lumsdon & Parker

 

27

Camperdown

993

James Laing

Duncan Dunbar

23436

28

Caroline Agnes

570

J. Stobart

 

 

29

Caroline Frances 1 (probably)

148

Edward Brown of North Hylton

Thomas Wood of Sunderland, thru 1853/54, the last year in which the vessel is listed in Lloyd's Register

 

30

Challenger

305

H. Carr

 

 

31

Collingwood (a barque)

637/743
later
682

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel was initially owned by Duncan Dunbar of London for service from London to Calcutta, India. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 records her then owners as being Jno. A. Woods, T. H. Henderson & A. McLeod, all of Newcastle

24513

32

Colonist (a barque)

390
later
358

W. Naizby

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1846/47 thru 1862/63, owned initially by Coulson of Scarborough for service to Hobart, Tasmania, initially ex Sunderland but later ex London. Also to Sydney, Australia. Colonist left Sunderland on Jun. 3, 1847 & arrived at Hobart Town on Oct. 1, 1847 with 265 tons of coal & a general cargo which included earthenware & glass. It later left for London on Jan. 1, 1848 with 4 passengers. It arrived at Hobart again, ex Liverpool, on Nov. 9, 1848 with 28 passengers & later (Jan. 20, 1849) left for Auckland, then to Hokianga, both New Zealand, to load timber for Hobart. More voyages to the area, returning via U.S.A. - check at Trove, Australia. LR of 1854/55 lists Page & Co. of London as her new owner, also for Australia. But soon for the Clyde to S. America. LR of 1856/57 records the brief ownership of Smith & Co. of London. In 1857/58, W. Shout of Shields became her owner for service to the Mediterranean ex Shields & ex Cork, Ireland. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 confirms William Shout of Shields. On Nov. 16, 1860, per line 997 here, the 358 ton barque went missing while en route from Taganrog (Rostov Oblast, Russia, Sea of Azov, Black Sea) to the U.K. with a cargo of wheat. The entire crew of 12 were lost. The vessel is stated to have been then owned by William Shout. LR of 1862/63 notes that the vessel was LOST.

11934

33

Confidence

164

G. W. & W. J. Hall

F. Pank & W. Burton

 

34

Conqueror

257/249

J. Rodgerson

J. Charleton (or Charlton) - C. Wilson & G. Cleugh in 1856

2081

35

Constance

364

Sykes & Co.

 

 

36

Cornhill (a barque)

357/369

W. H. Pearson

Sundius & Co. of London 

 

37

Cotfield

604

H. Hutchinson

 

 

38

Curlew

225

R. H. Potts & Brothers

R. H. Potts & Brothers

 

39

Derwent (a snow later a brig)

271

William Doxford & W. Crown

The vessel's initial owner was R. Storey of Newcastle for service from Sunderland to London. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 records her then owners as being R. Storey plus five others, all of Newcastle

2013

40

Economy

231

W. Spowers

W. & J. Hopper

 

41

Egypt

341

W. Naizby

J. Thompson, H. Parker, Austin, Brown, T. Parker, Ritson, Clay, & Tyzack ..

 

42

Eleanors

175

W. Carr

 

 

43

Elizabeth

176

Lister & Bartram

Wetherly (Robt.?), J. Cantor

 

44

Eliza Robson

286

William Doxford & W. Crown

H. Taylor, M. Grey, H. Taylor & S. E. Patterson, J. Robson

 

45

Emma Sarah

202

W. Sanderson

J. Barry & J. Hemsley

 

46

Empress 1 & 2

267

R. Greenwell

Richard Newman of Scilly Islands

 

47

Empress

405

J. Watson

Roddam &

 

48

Endeavour (a barque)

330/356

W. H. Pearson

The vessel's initial owner was Glaholm of Newcastle for service from Newcastle to the Mediterranean. Turnbull's Register of 1856 references J. Glaholm, while Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states James Glaholm. I previously referenced T. Glaholm, J. Glaholm & J. Smith of Newcastle (have also read Sunderland)

26937

49

Euphrosyne 1 (probably)

447/437

John Watson

Barras & Co. thru 1853/54, then Blyth & Co., thru 1861/62, both of London. Lloyd's Register of 1861/62 reports T. Barwick of Liverpool as the new owner, also BURNT 

15835

50

Eustace

299

L. T. Wang

 

 

51

Fancy

217

R. Wilkinson

J. Tully & N. Coward

 


#

Name

Gross

Builder

Built for

Official No.

52

Fanny Mitcheson

329

W. Byers

Mitcheson

 

53

George Hudson

233

J. Barkes

S. G. Morton

 

54

Gipsy

391

G. Worthy

 

 

55

Helena

299/324

J. Hardie & M. Clark

Thompsn or maybe Turner Thompson & Orton

 

56

Herald

407

W. R. Abbay

 

 

57

Hibernia

215

Sykes & Co.

W. Nicholson & Sons

 

58

Hindoo

387

J. Candlish

J. Hay

 

59

Honor

365

Todd & Brown

 

 

60

Hope

353

R. Wilkinson

 

 

61

Horatio

239

J. Candlish

 

 

62

Imperial

201

W. Robinson

 

 

63

Industry

260

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

Huntley

 

64

Isabella & Jane

136

J. Barkes

 

 

65

Isadora

164

J. Rodgerson

J. Charleton

 

66

James Dowell (a schooner)

47
later
46
& 41

Unknown to webmaster

Would seem to be Lloyd's Register listed from 1856/57 thru 1862/63 & not thereafter. Owned by M. Redhead with R. Redhead as her captain, a Newcastle coaster registered at Newcastle. Turnbull's Register of 1856 records R. & M. Redhead of Felling (Gateshead) as her then owners. While Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 lists G. Redhead of Felling Shore & G. Gent of Newcastle, as her then owners. 

18015

67

James Watt

450/531

L. T. Wang

Waite & C. - J. &. J. & J. & J. Wait, jun. & J. Rhind in 1856 

7710

68

Jane 1

336

Lawson Gales

? of North Shields (possibly Davison)

 

69

Jenny Lind

342

B. Hodgson & Co.

 

 

70

Jessie

114

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

Ogle & Douglas

 

71

John Bull

486

G. W. & W. J. Hall

 

 

72

John Harrison

185

G. Rowell

G. D. Rowell

 

73

John Murray

143

J. Murray & Brothers

J. & P. L. Murray & Co.

 

74

Juliana 1 (probably)

366

Buchanan & Gibson of Ayre's Quay

Clay & Co. (J. Clay & F. Rowe) of Sunderland thru 1857/58, the last year listed in Lloyd's Register

? 23698

75

Julinder

530

J. Crown

 

 

76

Kate

174

W. Carr

 

 

77

Kent

815

John Watson

 

 

78

Kezia

205

Forrest & Co.

J. Hay

 

79

King Fisher

342

Austin & Mills

W. Snowball - E. R. Skee & M. Swinbourne in 1856

4323

80

Labuan

547

Sykes & Co.

W. Brass, J. Stanes

 

81

Lady Peel Note

240

Edward Brown

H. & W. Eggleston & R. Ayre

 

82

Limehouse

376

W. Byers

Mitcheson 

 

83

Loch-na-gar

380

W. & J. Pile

 

 

84

Lord Dalhousie

912

T. Gales

 

 

85

Louisa

205

W. Naizby

W. Legender

 

86

Madalina Grenfell

341

W. Reed

W. Nicholson & Sons

 

87

Mangosteen

421

J. Watson

 

 

88

Margaret West

509

R. Wilkinson

 

 

89

Mariner

334

R. H. Potts and Brothers

 

 

90

Mary

161

H. Carr

 

 

91

Mary (a barque)

363

G. Spowers

The vessel was owned, for almost its entire lifetime, by H. Smith of Scarborough, for service (where Lloyd's Register indicated) from Sunderland to Cape of Good Hope, London to the Swan River Colony in Western Australia ('WA') & ex Liverpool. (The vessel arrived at Perth, WA, on Mar. 26, 1852 with 122 immigrants & left at the end of Apl. 1852 for Adelaide & Mauritius. On Sep. 20, 1860, per line 314 here, the 364 ton barque was lost at Cape North, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, while en route from London to Quebec, Canada, in ballast. It would seem that 9 of the crew of 14 lost their lives. Vessel then stated to be owned by Robert Smith.

6069

92

Mary Ann

180

Todd & Brown

 

 

93

Mary Ann

55

J. Hardie & M. Clark

M. (Mary) Bamborough

 

94

Mary Ann

98

T. Sanderson

W. Harty

 

95

Mary Bentley

171

W. Carr

 

 

96

Mary Clarke

180

J. Hardie & M. Clark

Clarke&c. 

 

97

Mary Jane (a schooner)

82

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel was never listed in Lloyd's Register. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 lists the vessel, registered at Aberdeen, as owned by Andrew Wood, with 'Wood' her captain. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 lists Alexander Eason of Aberdeen as the then owner of the 82 ton vessel. On Feb. 2, 1870, per line 702 here, the 82 ton schooner was wrecked at Hawxley Head, near Amble, Northumberland, while en route from the Tyne to the Firth of Forth with a cargo of coal. Crew of 5 - none lost. Then owned by Alexander Esson.

2713

98

Mary Stewart (a barque)

339

Unknown to webmaster

W. Lindsay of London thru 1854/55 for service London to Singapore or Penang. From 1855/56, Aitkin & Co of Greenock, for service Clyde to Surinam later to Cuba & South America. On Jan. 9, 1860, per line 16 here, the 328 ton barque was lost at Hog Stien (near Brest, France maybe?) while en route from Jérémie, Haiti, to Plymouth. Crew of 14 - none lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by A. Aitken

25693

99

Mary & Jane

96

Gibson & Chambers

J. Gibson & J. Proud

 


#

Name

Gross

Builder

Built for

Official No.

100

May Queen

355/407

L. T. Wang

Not known - Chodwick in 1848/49

 

101

Mead

198 became 170

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

Corner & Co. in 1848/49 - R. (Robert) Thrift & J. (James) Clinton in 1856

26526

102

Minden

321/346

T. Stonehouse

Woods & c likely Woods, Spence, & Co. - R. (Robert) & G. (George) Cleugh & C. Wilson in 1856

2085

103

Minden

321

James Laing

Not known - Woods & Co. in 1848/49

 

104

Mount Etna (or Aetna)

234

B. Hodgson & Co.

Ogle & Douglas

 

105

Nerbudda

378/428

Austin & Mills

Crawford 

 

106

New Commercial

204

Peter Austin

T. Wilson  

 

107

Nizam

412

J. Mearns

T. Blair, G. Spark, & T. Ogden

 

108

Nymph

212

W. Robinson

S. P. Austin, S. Leader

 

109

Ocean (a barque)

360 became 319?

W. H. Pearson

Dryden in 1847/48 of Newcastle - E. (Enoch) D. Thompson in 1856 

2305

110

Olivia

149

W. Sanderson

 

 

111

Parthian

318

Buchanan & Gibson

 

 

112

Pearl (a barque)

325/358
later
338

L. T. Wang, or maybe Lightfoot of South Southwick

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1848/49 thru 1870/71, owned for that entire period, per LR, by Ord & Co. of Sunderland. For service initially from Sunderland to Cuba & then, for about 10 years, ex Swansea for Cuba later to the West Indies. Turnbull's Register of 1856 states the vessel's then owner to be W. Ord & Co., of Sunderland, which owner name Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 clarifies as meaning William Ord & Co. It would seem that the vessel served ex Sunderland again from 1860/61, to South America or to Quebec, Canada, where a destination is recorded. The Merchant Navy List of 1870 states that W. Barber, also of Sunderland, was then the vessel's owner. 100.0 ft. long, signal letters LKQP. LR of 1870/71 states 'wrecked'. On Feb. 27, 1871, per line 1259 here, the 339 ton barque was stranded at Hammond's Knowl (near Hasborough Sand, Cromer, Norfolk), while en route from Sunderland to N. Dieppe (likely Nieuwe Diep, N. end of North Holland Canal, effectively Amsterdam), with a cargo of coal. Crew of 11 -  none lost. Then owned by Thomas Davison.

14080

113

Precursor (a snow)

269
later
250

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

The vessel is Lloyd's Register listed from 1848/49 thru 1858/59, initially owned by Culliford (Joseph Culliford) of Sunderland for service from Sunderland to the Mediterranean. In 1851/52, Moore & Co.of Sunderland, became the vessel's owner for service from Liverpool to Lagu'yr (Laguayra, Venezuela, likely for coffee). Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists M. (Martin) Moore & J. (John) F. Rutledge or Routledge (her captain) as the vessel's then owners. Data confirmed by Christie's Shipping Register of 1858, which also advises (at page bottom) that the vessel had been lost.

23998

114

Pym

163

W. R. Abbay

 

 

115

Rapid

237

Peter Austin

Crosby & Co. (J. Crosby, & J. Hazard - I previously had J. Maynard?)

 

116

Rebecca

338

W. Wilkinson

Scott & Wilkinson

 

117

Ripley

130

J. R. Robson

 

 

118

Rival

227

W. & J. Pile

 

 

119

Rose

81

W. Robinson

P. Stubbs & Co.

 

120

Salonica

247

R. Thompson

Anderson, or Stephen Huntley & Sons

25628

121

Salus

313

Wilson Chilton

T. Hunter

 

122

Salvia

223

J. T. Alcock

 

 

123

Santa Maura

325

Candlish & Co.

Woods, Spence, & Co.

 

124

Sarah

267

John & J. P. Murray

 

 

125

Saxon

339/359

Lister & Bartram

Corrigall (have also read Robt. Brown)

 

126

Scythian

122

W. & J. Pile

 

 

127

Sea Nymph

246

Austin & Mills

Austin, Mills, & Co.

 

128

Secret

377

R. Hutchinson

R. Hutchinson

 

129

Shealtiel

169

J. Rodgerson

W. Heasman & Co.

 

130

Simon Magnus

243

W. Carr

 

 

131

Siren

346

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

Ogle & Douglas

 

132

Sir Edward Parry

575

J. Stobart

 

 

133

Sir Thomas Gresham - early recorded in Lloyd's Register as Sir Thos. Gresham (a ship)

513/593

T. Gales

Sir Thomas Gresham would seem to have been owned for its entire brief lifetime by Lidgett & Co. of London for service from Sunderland to Bombay. It would seem to have later serviced Mauritius, Madras  & Australia. So far as I can see the vessel made a single voyage to Australia, to Adelaide from Plymouth arriving in 101 days on Mar. 9, 1858 with 237 immigrants. She later left in ballast for Madras. On Apl. 19, 1860, per line 147 here, the 593 ton ship sank at 31N/93E (coordinates clearly incorrect) while en route from Madras to Gobalpore (now Gobalpur, NE India). None of the crew of 18 was lost, it would appear. The owner was recorded as being John Lidgett.

23392

134

South Esk

170

W. & J. Pile

 

 

135

Sprite

329

R. Hutchinson

B. Dodd, & P. Scott  

 

136

Steadfast

584

G. W. & W. J. Hall

 

 

137

Surat

501

W. Wilkinson

Woods, Spence, & Co.

 

138

Syrophenician (a barque)

350/398

G. Worthy

T. Hansell 

 

139

Syria

429

W. Petrie

J. Hay

 

140

Thankful

101

W. Carr

McDonald & Gale

 

141

Thomas

314

W. Spowers & Co.

 

 

142

Thomas Chodwick 1 (probably)

461

Ralph & Wm. Hutchinson of Panns

T. Chodwick of London, thru 1854/55, the last year in which Lloyd's Register listed

 

143

Times

359

J. Robinson

 

 

144

Union 1

384

J. Mearns (or maybe Murren)

Hick of Scarboro

 

145

Victory 1

239

Wm. Wilkinson

Nichol & Co. of Aberdeen.

 

146

Victory

579

J. Leithead

 

 

147

Walter Morrice

666

L. Gales

 

 

148

Water Kelpie

280/253

J. Hardie & M. Clark

Briggs & C i.e. Will Briggs - J. Dixon, J. Hansen, S. Bergen, S. W. Button & W. Quack in 1856

2433

149

Wellington

588

J. Leithead

 

 

150

William & Jane

210

H. Carr

 

 

151

Unknown name

310

L. Gales

 

 

152

Unknown name

743

J. Leithead

 

 

153

Unknown name

565

J. Crown

 

 

154

Unknown name

558

R. Wilkinson

 

 

 

 

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Total tonnage

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What were the official build numbers for 1847? Do please advise me if you know. 'Where Ships Are Born' states 148 vessels & 48,000 tons. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states 148 vessels & 46,901 tons.

1848 (Just a start. Can you provide a list? Do please advise me if you have data. Corrections will surely be required in the data that follows.)

#

Name

Gross

Builder

Built for

Official No.

1

Ann & Isabel

262/256

Unknown to webmaster

J. Robson

26915

2

Bernicia

549

James Laing

Brodie & Co.

 

3

Brilliant

285/296

Unknown to webmaster

Matthew

 

4

Caroline

284

Unknown to webmaster

W. Carling - M. Foreman in 1856

26945

5

Cresswell

203

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

Stephen Eltringham

 

6

Economy 1 Note

138

Unknown to webmaster

Chapman

 

7

Edith (a snow, later a brig)

319

Unknown to webmaster

Thru 1859/60, the vessel was owned by Bamfield of Plymouth, for service from Liverpool or London to (I think it reads) Cartagena, Columbia, St. Maarten & Cape of Good Hope. In 1860/61, the owner became Pyman & Co. of West Hartlepool for service Whitby to the Baltic. On May 28, 1860, per line 191 here, the 301 ton brig was stranded near Oesel (Saaremaa), Estonia, while en route from Hartlepool to Cronstadt (St. Petersburg, Russia) with a cargo of coal. It would seem that none of the 9 man crew were lost. The vessel was then owned by George Pyman

23072

8

Elijah Packer

127

James Laing

Packer

 

9

Elizabeth

254

Unknown to webmaster

Hindmarsh - L. Hindmarsh in 1856

22859

10

Expert

395/428

Unknown to webmaster

Waite Bros. - J. & J. Wait in 1856

5423

11

Garland

264/271

James Laing

J. Laing - T. White in 1856/57

3619

12

Gem (a snow)

206
later
217
later
192

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1848/49 thru 1867/68, owned for that entire period by Schofield of Whitby. She would seem to have served out of a number of ports, initially from Sunderland to London, then from London to Swansea & later to the Mediterranean, from Whitby to the Mediterranean, ex Liverpool, & from Hartlepool to the Mediterranean. 86.0 ft. long, signal letters PNDF. Turnbull's Register of 1855 lists J. Schofield & Co. of Whitby as her then owners. While Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 lists John Schofield & J. Fletcher - J. Fletcher was the vessel's captain from 1854/55 thru 1867/68 & 'Fletcher' was her captain thru to 1853/54. The vessel must have been sold. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 advises that the vessel, then London registered, was owned by Thomas Duck Hopper, of London. On Mar. 2, 1870, per line 745 here, the 192 ton snow stranded at Cross Sand, Yarmouth, while en route from London to Sunderland in ballast. The entire crew of 7 were lost. The vessel is stated to have been then owned by Thos. D. Hopper.

26913

13

Glide

355

William Doxford & W. Crown

Doxford

 

14

Golden Grove (a snow)

184
later
171

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1850/51 thru 1862/63 & not thereafter. Owned for that entire period by the Brough family of Sunderland - initially Brough, later J. Brough & from 1857/58 R. Brough. For service from Sunderland to Hamburg, Germany, later from Clyde to the Baltic & from 1857/58 Sunderland to Algiers, Algeria. Little detail is LR recorded from 1859/60 - the vessel may well have changed hands at about that time. Was registered at Sunderland. Signal letters RFHN. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists R. Brough & J. Roach, both of Sunderland, as her then owners. Which owner names are clarified by Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 as meaning Robert Brough & John Roach. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 lists R. Lonsdale of Seaham as her then owner. On Nov. 16, 1870, per line 991 here, the 171 ton snow foundered at Flamborough Head, Yorkshire, while en route from Whitstable, Kent, to Seaham in ballast. Crew of 7 - none lost. Then stated to have been owned by Wm. Lonsdale.

33429

15

Henrietta (a barque)

349/399
later
370

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1848/49 thru 1865/66, owned for her entire lifetime by Ord & Co. of Sunderland. & serving Cuba, also for her entire lifetime, initially from Sunderland but mainly ex Swansea, Wales. Was registered at Sunderland. 107.5 ft. long. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists T. B., E. B. and W. Ord jun., all of Sunderland, as her then owners. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 lists Thomas B., Errington B., & William Ord jun. as her owners. On Nov. 7, 1860, per line 994 here, the 370 ton barque went missing while en route from Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, to Swansea. The entire crew of 15 were lost. The vessel is stated to have been then owned by Thos. B. Ord. How is it that the ship was still LR listed 5 years after it went missing?

14058

16

Henry Lawson

347/393

Unknown to webmaster

Lawson - H. Lawson in 1856

27053

17

Iceni

135

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

J. Hay

 

18

Jessie

227

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

R. Surtees or William Hay

 

19

John Myers (a schooner)

75

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1848/49 thru 1855/56 & from 1861/62 to 1870/71. During the first period, the vessel was owned by Milner of Sunderland for service as a Sunderland coaster. In 1861/62, LR advises that the vessel was owned by Williamson of Lynn, for service as a Lynn coaster. From 1863/64 thru 1870/71, per LR, the vessel was owned by the Burgess family - W. Burgess, later (1867/68) J. Burgess, both of Lynn, for the same service i.e. as a Lynn coaster. J. Burgess was the vessel's captain for the duration of such family ownership. 63.0 ft. long, signal letters JGQH. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 lists J. Burgess, of Lambeth, London, as her then owner. LR of 1870/71 states 'SUNK'. On Oct. 30, 1870, per line 983 here, the 75 ton schooner was involved in a collision & sank - near Gravesend, Kent. While en route from Middlesbrough to London with a cargo of coal. Crew of 3 - none lost. The vessel is stated to have been then owned by W. C. Bray. Can you provide detail as to the circumstances? And tell us with which vessel she collided?

5195

20

John & Isabella

225

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

John Curry also in 1856

24737

21

Lavinia

255

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

Unknown to webmaster

 

22

Lucy (a snow)

211

Unknoiwn to webmaster

The vessel is listed in Lloyd's Register ('LR') from 1850/51 thru 1856/57, owned by Harper & Co. of North Shields for service from Shields to the Brazils, later Shields to Spain. LR of 1857/58 records Swan & Co. of Newcastle as the vessel's owner for service from Shields to the Baltic. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 reports the vessel as owned by R. Swan & R. Taylor, both of Newcastle.

23129

23

Mary Matthew

330/358

Peter Austin

George Matthew

 

24

Minden

742

James Laing

Duncan Dunbar & Co.

 

25

Mistley

190

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

Thomas Green

 

26

Mora

225

Peter Austin

S. Austin i.e. for own account

 

27

Pilot

247

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

George Potts

 

28

Relief (a sloop)

41

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register listed from 1848/49 thru 1850/51 & not thereafter. Owned by Brodie & Co. of Sunderland, a Sunderland coaster.

 

29

Roman Empress

282

Unknown to webmaster

Lesslie & c - J. (James) Lesslie in 1856 & 1858

12784

30

Rose

222

Lister & Bartram

J. Walker (or H. B. Walker)

 

31

Secret

273

Unknown to webmaster

Kelso in 1849/50 - J. R. Kelso in 1856

4609

32

Senegal

441

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

J. or William Hay

 

33

Serenader

319

J. Hardie & M. Clark

Thompson - Turner Thompson

 

34

Syrian (a barque)

349/395

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1849/50 thru 1857/58, initially owned by Clay & Co. of Sunderland for service from Sunderland to the Mediterranean, later Newport to New Orleans. Per LR of 1853/54, Doxford & Co. of Sunderland became the vessel's new owners  for service, where indicated of Sunderland to the Mediterranean. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists J. (John) Doxford, R. (Richard) W. Bowman & A. (Alexander) Fullerton as her then owners. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 has similar data while here advising, at page bottom, that the vessel had been lost.

26618

35

Thomasine

333/364

Wm. Byers

Parker & C

 

36

Tryphena (a snow)

240
later
217

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1848/49 thru 1866/67,  initially owned by Clay & Co. of Sunderland for service from Sunderland to the Mediterranean. In 1851/52, Smith & Son, also of Sunderland, became her owners, for service, initially, from the Clyde to Natal (South Africa or maybe Brazil), then Sunderland to London - in 1857/58 to Oporto, Portugal. Was registered at Sunderland. 86.0 ft. long. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists A. Smith of Sunderland & E. Morris of Seaham as her then owners. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 clarifies - Alexander Smith & Elizabeth Morris. On Dec. 4 or 5, 1860, per line 1004 here, the 217 ton snow went missing while en route from Sunderland to Amsterdam with a cargo of coal. The entire crew of 9 were lost. The vessel is stated to have been then owned by Alexr. Smith. LR of 1866/67 notes LOST. How is it that the ship was still LR listed 6 years after it went missing?

10116

37

Wanderer

255

William Doxford & W. Crown

Parker & Co.

 

38

Waterloo (a ship)

796/898

Unknown to webmaster

Duncan Dunbar & Co.

23276

39

Weir

121

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

Thomas Weir

 

40

William and John (a snow)

187
later
174

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1848/49 thru 1855/56 & not thereafter. Owned by Meadley & Co. of Sunderland for service from Sunderland to the Baltic. It seems likely that the vessel was sold in or about 1855/56. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists J. S. & J. Wake, of Sunderland, as her then owners, while Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 lists John, Surtees, & Jane Wake. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870, records the vessel (on page 416) as then owned by John Wake of Monkwearmouth. On Nov. 1, 1870, per line 508 here, the 174 ton snow was stranded off Ostend (on the Belgian coast) while en route from Sunderland to Bruges (northern Belgium) with a cargo of coal. Crew of 10 - 2 lost. Vessel stated to be then owned by John Wake.

2534

 

 

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Total tonnage

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What were the official build numbers for 1848? Do please advise me if you know. 'Where Ships Are Born' states 142 vessels & 38,000 tons. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states 142 vessels & 37,878 tons.

1849 (Just a start. Can you provide a list? Do please advise me if you have data. Corrections will surely be required in the data that follows.)

#

Name

Gross

Builder

Built for

Official No.

1

Alice (a schooner)

103
later
92
later
98

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel's initial owner was J. Woods of Lowestoft, a Sunderland coaster, soon for service from Liverpool to Oporto, Portugal, & later from Liverpool to the Mediterranean. Was registered at Yarmouth. From 1858/59, W. Jones of Portmadoc (Gwynedd, Wales) was the vessel's owner, registered at Caernarfon. On Feb. 25, 1860, per line 628 here, the 98 ton schooner stranded at Lisconnor (Liscannor, County Clare, S. of Galway, Ireland), while en route from Liverpool to Galway with a cargo of guano. None of the 6 man crew were lost. William Jones is stated to have been her then owner.

1910

2

Anglia

570

James Laing

Prowse 

 

3

Aurora (a barque)

338

Unknown to webmaster

Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 records her then owners as being Wm. Bengall, R. Cleugh, J. Hopper & Jno. Ingo

797

4

Barrowgate

256

Pile

Pegg & Co. 

17365

5

Branch

103

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

Adamson

 

6

Bywater (a snow, later a brig)

250/259
later
243

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1850/51 thru 1864/65, & not thereafter, owned for that entire period by Greenwell of Sunderland. Initially for service from Sunderland to the Mediterranean, later from Sunderland to the West Indies. 90.5 ft. long, signal letters NSDQ. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists J. Greenwell of Sunderland as her then owner, which Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 clarifies as meaning Josh. Greenwell. The vessel must have been sold. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 advises that the vessel, now Hartlepool registered, was owned by Isaac Bedlington of West Hartlepool. On Mar. 3, 1870, per line 746 here, the 243 ton brig was wrecked on Hasborough Sand (near Cromer, Norfolk) while en route from West Hartlepool to London with a cargo of coal. Crew of 8 - none lost. Then owned by Isaac Bedlington.

23561

7

Canada (a barque)

403
later
415

Unknown to webmaster

Was initially owned by J. Hay of Sunderland for service from Sunderland to Montreal, Canada. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 records her then owners as being J. Wilkin of Newcastle & G. Stainton of South Shields

4699

8

Captain (a snow)

265
later
239

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1850/51 thru 1869/70, owned thru 1860/61 by Graydons of Sunderland. For service initially from Sunderland to Archangel, Russia. Few destinations are listed, later ex Sunderland to London. Turnbull's Register of 1856 states the vessel's then owners to be M. W. & T. Graydon, of Sunderland. This 'Sunderland Echo' Jun. 1981 article by 'Blue Peter' references (in columns 4 & 5), Edward Graydon & Martin W. Graydon as each being 50% owners of the vessel. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 lists her then owners as being Geo. Hastie & Eleanor Menham. From 1860/61, LR lists Walker & Co., of Sunderland, as the vessel's owners for service as a Sunderland coaster. The Merchant Navy List of 1870 lists Jane Patience Hastie of Sunderland as her then owner. 92.5 ft. long, signal letters PNTQ. On Mar. 20, 1871, per line 1291 here, the 239 ton snow was stranded near Norderney (one of the East Frisian Islands off the North Sea coast of Germany), while en route from Sunderland to Hamburg, Germany, with a cargo of coal. Crew of 7 -  none lost. Then said to be owned by Miss Annie Hastie.

27086

9

Caspian

199/189

Lister & Bartram

Lumsden or Edward Lumsden & Sons

 

10

Ceylon

289

William Doxford & W. Crown

Unknown to webmaster

 

11

Choice (a snow)

254
later
225

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

Initially owned by 'Dauson' of Sunderland, for service from Sunderland to Philadelphia, U.S.A.. From 1854/55 the vessel was owned by M. Duke of Newcastle, for service ex Shields, Cork, Liverpool or the Clyde to the Mediterranean, Hamburg & West Indies. On Sep. 26, 1860, per line 322 here, the 225 ton show was stranded at Oesel (Saaremaa), Estonia, while en route from Newcastle to Cronstadt (St. Petersburg, Russia) with coal. It would seem that none of the 8 man crew was lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by Michael Dukes

5429

12

Cockerills (a barque)

377

William Robinson

Anthony Cockerill. Detail & sinking on Nov. 14, 1859 here

16011

13

Cornelia

397

Unknown to webmaster

J. Dryden

 

14

Crichton (a barque)

282

Unknown to webmaster

Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 records her then owner as being William Lawrence of Liverpool

26223

15

Cromwell (a snow)

234

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

John Cockerill & Burton Brown

 

16

Effort

188

Unknown to webmaster

Robinson - H. Harrison & E. Shotton in 1856

21022

17

Egbert

286

Unknown to webmaster

Unknown to webmaster

 

18

Elizabeth

213
later
190

Unknown to webmaster

W. Turner - P. Dodds, W. & G. Smith & W. Reavely in 1856

2060

19

Emperor

371

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

Adamson

7308

20

Escape

248

Unknown to webmaster

Not known - Huntley in 1852/53 maybe Simon Reuter earlier

 

21

Favourite

330

Unknown to webmaster

T. Coxon - also in 1856

4995

22

Friendship (a sloop)

33

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is not listed in Lloyd's Register. Was registered at Sunderland. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists J. Burdes & W. Smith of Sunderland as then then owner of the 30 ton sloop. Which likely carried lime from the Burdes lime kilns located on the N. bank of the river Wear W. of the bridges. in central Sunderland. Signal letters JNBD. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 records John Marlee & Thomas Granger as her then owners, while the Mercantile Navy List of 1870 lists, on page 149, Matthew Adamson of Seaham as her owner. On Nov. 25, 1870, per line 1004 here, the 33 ton sloop foundered off Longstone Light, Farne Islands, off the Northumberland coast, while en route from Shields to Fisherrow, Musselburgh, East Lothian, Scotland, with a cargo of coal. Crew of 4 - none lost. Then owned by Matthew Adamson.

6242

23

Gipsy Queen

290

Unknown to webmaster

Kirk & Co. - P. Young & R. White in 1856

18403

24

Greta

262

Unknown to webmaster

Wilsons in 1850/51 - J. Gibson in 1856

8588

25

Horatio

265

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

H. Taylor

 

26

Iceni

330/354

Peter Austin

Stevens

 

27

Isabella Walker

254/262

Samuel Peter Austin

T. Walker of Sunderland

 

28

John Twizell

195

Unknown to webmaster

Twizell & - J. Twizell & J. Redford in 1856

2440

29

Lydia (a ship)

541

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is listed in Lloyd's Register ('LR') from 1850/51 thru 1862/63, owned by Sharp & Co. of Newcastle for service from Sunderland to Calcutta, India, later London to Sydney, Australia, & to India ex Liverpool & London. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 reports the vessel as owned by Jno. Sharp of Gateshead & Robert Sharp of Sunderland. LR of 1862/63 records Henderson & Co. of Glasgow as her new owner for service from the Clyde to Quebec, Canada.

4579

30

Maria (a snow, possibly later a brig)

227
later
228

Unknown to webmaster

Shaw & Co. of London for service from Sunderland to the West Indies. In 1851/52 the owner became Bambrough of Stockton for service from London to Trieste, Italy, later Clyde to the Mediterranean. In 1859/60 E. Barnes, also of Stockton, became the owner for service 'Bng" (? meaning, maybe Bangor) to the Mediterranean. On Apl. 8, 1860, per line 137 here, the 228 ton brig was stranded near Bastia (NE Corsica) while en route from Genoa, Italy to Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey) in ballast. None of the crew of 10 was lost, it would appear. The owner was recorded as being E. Barnes

749

31

Marthas

172

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

Thompson & Co.

 

32

Mary & Ellen

303/316

Unknown to webmaster

E. Oliver - also in 1856

7277

33

Maxwell (a snow, later a brig)

299
later
309

Unknown to webmaster

Per Lloyd's Register the vessel was owned for its entire lifetime by Dryden of North Shields, for service to the Mediterranean ex Sunderland soon ex Shields. Per Turnbull's Register, in 1856, J. Dryden, per Christie's Register in 1858, John & Thomas Dryden. On Nov. 25, 1860, per line 448 here, the 309 ton brig foundered off Lisbon, Portugal, while en route from Taganrog (Rostov Oblast, Russia, Sea of Azov, Black Sea) to the U.K. with a cargo of grain. None of the crew of 12 was lost. The owner was recorded as being John Dryden

22891

34

Mystery (a barque)

300/322
later
301

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1850/51 thru 1869/70 & not thereafter. Owned thru 1858/59 by 'Davisons' of North Shields for service ex Sunderland to the Mediterranean, later Shields to the Mediterranean. Turnbull's Register of 1856 records her then owners as being W. & J. Davison of North Shields, while Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 lists Thomas Davison of North Shields as her owner. From 1859/60 thru 1863/64, LR records Watkins & Co., of Sunderland, as her owner for service from Sunderland to Cadiz, Spain, & into the Mediterranean. In 1863/64, E. Baxter, of Middlesbrough, became her owner for service from Stockton to Hamburg, Germany, later ex Hartlepool. 99.5 ft. long. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 records Elliott Baxter of Middlesboro', Yorkshire, as her then owner. On Mar. 21, 1870, per line 1090 here, the 301 ton barque went missing while en route from the Tyne to Swinemunde, (now Świnoujście, NW Poland), with a cargo of coal. Crew of 10 - all lost. Then owned, per that report, by Elliott Vaxter.

2037

35

Nile (a ship, became a barque in 1876/77) 1, 2 Note

658/763
later
716/763
later
708

Gary Hicks advises (thanks!) that the vessel was built by
?Arnold Leithead as per a registration of the vessel at London on Mar. 27, 1849. To the best of the webmaster's knowledge there was no Arnold Leithead but there surely were shipbuilders named Arrow & Andrew Leithead as set out here. A list of ships built by the Leithead family is on site. They built ships for major ship owners & at least two other ships for Duncan Dunbar.

Duncan Dunbar of London thru 1862/63. In 1863/64 the vessel's ownership changed from Duncan Dunbar to James Moore of Plymouth (maybe of East Stonehouse, Devon). In 1876/77 the owner became Moore & Rawle, also of Plymouth. On Nov. 22, 1880, the vessel capsized & was abandoned about 40 miles SSE of Bird Rocks, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada, while en route from Quebec City to Cardiff with a cargo of timber. 10 lives were lost including that of the captain

10726

36

Nizam

349/412

Wm. Byers

Blair & Co.

 

37

Ocean

279
later
249

George Barker Note

Bell - R. Bell & J. Anderson in 1856 - Robert Bell & J. (Joseph) B. Dodds in 1858. Lloyd's Register of 1869/70 states Bedlington of Whitby to be her then owner

39591

38

Ocean Wave

230

Unknown to webmaster

Unknown to webmaster

 

39

Paradise

450/521

William Wilkinson at Deptford

'Miller & C' of Newcastle

720

40

Pelham

324/354

Unknown to webmaster

Kirtley & thru 1857/58 at least, however this page states M. and M. Cay, jun. in 1856 - Christie's has Matthew & Matthew Cay Jun. in 1858

16951

41

Penelope (a barque)

303
later
305 & 311

John Watson Note

Ellis & Co. of Plymouth thru 1856/57, then J. Beynon, later (from 1859/60) T. Beynon, both of Newport, later, from 1866/67, Hutchinson (Robert) of West Hartlepool ('WH'). By 1876/77 M. P. Lund, also of WH. The Mercantile Navy List of 1880 reports John Furness of WH as the vessel's then owner

19433

42

Princess

369

Unknown to webmaster

Wheatley - H. Wheatley in 1856

14576

43

Raleigh

288

William Doxford & W. Crown

S. Alcock - J. C., A., & J. C. Sibbald in 1856 - James C. Alexander, James C. Sibbald in 1858

15252

44

Randolph

761

James Laing

Duncan Dunbar

 

45

Royal Rose

268

Unknown to webmaster

Allan - J. Dobson, J. Mills, R. Nicholson, J. Robinson & J. Donaldson in 1856

14576

46

Saint Michaels, later Saint Michael (a barque)

344/377
later
352

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1850/51 thru 1870/71, initially listed, thru 1852/53, as Saint Michaels, after that date Saint Michael. Owned thru 1853/54 by J. Dart of London for service from London to New Zealand. In 1854/55, Blythe & Greene of London became her owner for service from London to the West Indies. The owner would appear to have become Greene alone in 1861/62. Briefly, in 1863/64, J. Boyd of Bute, Firth of Clyde, was the vessel's owner. From 1863/64 Gourlay of Glasgow became her owner for service from Liverpool to the W. Indies, later ex the Clyde, from Belfast to the W. Indies & from Liverpool to India. 103.0 ft. long. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870 records Thomas Gourlay of Glasgow as her then owner. LR of 1870/71 notes 'wrecked'. On Jun. 26, 1870, per line 254 here, the 352 ton barque was abandoned at Acheen Head (NW tip of the island of Sumatra), while en route from Cocanada (now Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, E. coast of India) to London with a cargo of produce. Crew of 10 - none lost. Then owned by Thomas Gourlay.

39958

47

Sea Flower

158

Unknown to webmaster

Potts & C. - J. Shotton, J. H. & J. Barry & R. Green in 1856

14576

48

Solon

177/194

Wm. Byers

Nicholas Smirke & Son

 

49

Stephen & Elizabeth

167

Robert Thompson & Sons (JLT)

Farndell

 

50

Swift (a barque)

306/316

Unknown to webmaster

G. Coxon in 1850/51 - also in 1856

2162

51

Thankful (a snow)

301

Lister & Bartram

Lister & C. thru 1854/54 - Leslie & C in 1854/55 - L. Leslie, T. Elliott & J. Peacock in 1856

 

52

Thomasine

333/364

Wm. Byers

Parker & C

 

53

Vigilant

110

Potts at low yard

'Cumine &' of Fraserburgh

803

54

William Richardson (a snow, later a brig)

329
later
304

Unknown to webmaster

The vessel is Lloyd's Register ('LR') listed from 1851/52 thru 1870/71. Owned thru 1865/66 by Richardson of Sunderland for service ex Sunderland to India, to the Baltic & to the Mediterranean, also in 1858/59 for the Clyde to South America. Turnbull's Register of 1856 lists W. Richardson of Sunderland as her then owner, clarified in Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 to mean William Richardson. In 1865/66, J. H. May became her owner but only for a short time. The next year, i.e. 1866/67, G. Innes of Sunderland became her owner and also her captain. For service from Sunderland to France & Sunderland to the Black Sea. 98.0 ft. long, signal letters HFTJ. The Mercantile Navy List of 1870, records the vessel as then owned by George Innes of Sunderland. LR of 1870/71 states 'wrecked'. On Dec. 8, 1870, per line 582 here, the 304 ton brig was stranded at Ethie Head while en route from Quebec, Canada, to the U.K. with a cargo of timber. Crew of 9 - none lost. Vessel stated to be owned by George Innes. As you can read here, the brig, under the command of Captain Theodosen, was en route to Inverness. She grounded upon a bank in the Moray Firth, about 4 miles from Rosemarkie & was abandoned shortly after she struck. The crew landed at Port George.

920

55

William Skee

243

Unknown to webmaster

Shepherd in 1850/51 - E. K. Skee in 1856

2079

56

Zuleika (a barque)

314/331

Peter Austin

Walker & Co. of London for service from Sunderland to the East Indies, later from Bristol, later Sunderland to S. America. On Jan. 24, 1860, per line 40 here, the 331 ton barque was lost on Cap Spartel, NW tip of Morocco, while en route from Sunderland to Athens, Greece, with a cargo of coal. Crew of 10 - none lost. Vessel then stated to be owned by Thomas Williamson

23749

 

 

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What were the official build numbers for 1849? Do please advise me if you know. 'Where Ships Are Born' states 150 vessels & 44,000 tons. Christie's Shipping Register of 1858 states 155 vessels & 44,333 tons.

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