Total 41623 : Vessels matching your search

Year Built O.N Vessel Name Builder Yard No Vessel Type Propulsion
1870  63756  BATAVIA  William Denny & Bros  136 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1877  BATAVIA NO 1  Thomas Wingate & Co.  210 Dredger Screw Steamer 
1897    BATAVIER II  Gourlay Brothers & Co.  176 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1897  BATAVIER III  Gourlay Brothers & Co.  177 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1903    BATAVIER IV  Gourlay Brothers & Co.  204 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1903  BATAVIER V  Gourlay Brothers & Co.  205 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1903    BATAVIER VI  Mackie & Thomson  280 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1919  140610 BATHURST  Caird & Company  354 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1860    BATHVILLE  Robert Alexander  Screw Steamer 
1883  87125 BATLEY  Campbeltown Shipbuilding Co  21 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1883  79548  BATMAN  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  237 Hopper Screw Steamer 
1860  27594 BATNES  Robert & David Ross  Coaster Sailing Vessel 
1911  132591  BATO  Lobnitz & Co.  718 Coaster Screw Steamer 
1907  BATTANI  William Denny & Bros  811 River Steamer Paddle Steamer 
1874  65545  BATTLE AXE  MacFadyen & Co  8 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1885  90085 BATTLE ISLE  Scott & Co  61 Fishing Screw Steamer 
1947    BATTLEAXE  Yarrow & Co. Ltd.  1832 Naval Steam Turbine 
1980  BATTLEAXE  Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd.  1017 Naval COGOG 
1937  183533  BATTLESHIP  McGruer & Co Ltd  366 Yacht Motor Vessel 
1900  BATURITE  Murdoch & Murray  177 River Steamer Screw Steamer 
1920  144627  BAUCHI  Lobnitz & Co.  850 River Steamer Paddle Steamer 
1969  BAUGNES  Lithgows Ltd  1173 Bulk Carrier Motor Vessel 
1897  108698  BAVARIA  D & W Henderson & Co.  399 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1889  96405 BAVARIA  Murdoch & Murray  103 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1899  111213  BAVARIAN  William Denny & Bros  606 Passenger Screw Steamer 
1914  BAWEAN  William Hamilton & Co.  297 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1889  96255  BAWNMORE  Archibald McMillan & Son  291 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1925  148860 BAXTER  Napier & Miller Ltd  251 Passenger Screw Steamer 
1962  302919  BAXTERGATE  Burntisland Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.  393 Cargo Motor Vessel 
1982  BAY DRILLER  UIE Shipbuilding (Scotland) Ltd  210  
1958  187979  BAY FISHER  Ardrossan Dockyard Ltd  425 Coaster Motor Vessel 
1875  73562 BAY OF BENGAL  John Elder & Co.  190 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1875  73577  BAY OF BISCAY  John Elder & Co.  191 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1902  115173 BAY OF BISCAY  Anderson Rodger & Co.  363 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1879  79678  BAY OF CADIZ  James & George Thomson  167 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1864  BAY OF KANDY  Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd  58 Passenger / Cargo Paddle Steamer 
1875  73585  BAY OF NAPLES  Alexander Hall & Co.  286 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1954  186119 BAYAD  George Brown & Co. (Marine) Ltd  258 Barge Screw Steamer 
1885    BAYADERE  Culzean Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  Yacht Sailing Vessel 
1913  133125 BAYANO  Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd.  453 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1917  141870  BAYANO  Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd.  464 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1908  BAYARD  Mackie & Thomson  383 Fishing Screw Steamer 
1899    BAYBLE HEAD  William R McIntosh  Fishing Sailing Vessel 
1922  146585 BAYESKIMO  Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd  318 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1968  335888  BAYNES  Lithgows Ltd  1167 Bulk Carrier Motor Vessel 
1864  BAYO  A. & J. Inglis Ltd.  19 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1928  160331  BAYO  Morris & Lorimer Ltd  Launch Motor Vessel 
1889  96620 BAYONNE  A. & J. Inglis Ltd.  206 Tanker Screw Steamer 
1926  148765  BAYRUPERT  Ardrossan Dockyard Ltd  336 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1918  BD.11  William Chalmers & Co.  183 Naval Auxiliary No Propulsion 
1918    BD.12  William Chalmers & Co.  184 Naval Auxiliary No Propulsion 
1918  BD.13  William Chalmers & Co.  185 Naval Auxiliary No Propulsion 
1918    BD.14  William Chalmers & Co.  186 Naval Auxiliary No Propulsion 
1917  BD.15  Scott & Sons  266 No Propulsion 
1917    BD.16  Scott & Sons  267 Naval Auxiliary No Propulsion 
1919  BD.21  Ritchie, Graham & Milne  365 Naval Auxiliary No Propulsion 
1918    BD.22  Ritchie, Graham & Milne  366 Naval Auxiliary No Propulsion 
1918  BD.39  Scott & Sons  273 Naval Auxiliary No Propulsion 
1919    BD.51  William Chalmers & Co.  188 Naval Auxiliary No Propulsion 
1919  BD.52  William Chalmers & Co.  189 Naval Auxiliary No Propulsion 
1961    BDELLIUM  Tommy Summers & Co.  Fishing Motor Vessel 
1957  BE IN TIME  Tommy Summers & Co.   
1934    BE IN TIME  James N. Miller & Sons Ltd.  Fishing Motor Vessel 
1985  BE READY  Campbeltown Shipyard Ltd  69 Fishing Motor Vessel 
1948    BE READY  J & G Forbes & Co Ltd   
1909  129436 BEACHY  Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  427 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1936  164102  BEACHY  Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd.  551 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1947  169492 BEACHY  Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  428 Cargo Motor Vessel 
1895  105315  BEACON ROCK  Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.  51 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1892  99835 BEACON ROCK  Anderson Rodger & Co.  298 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1938  166576  BEACONSFIELD  Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  377 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1877  77344 BEACONSFIELD  Carnegie & Matthew  27 Fishing Sailing Vessel 
1892  99397  BEAGLE  Blackwood & Gordon  227 Coaster Screw Steamer 
1910  BEAGLE  John Brown & Co Ltd.  387 Naval Screw Steamer 
1931    BEAGLE  John Brown & Co Ltd.  532 Naval Steam Turbine 

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N. I. D. Java.

Floating dock rigged as a barque for delivery to Java.
On first departure she had to return because of defective steering gear.
On the second departure, she suffered the 21st October gales of 1874 and was driven ashore at Ardmore.
In July 1875 finally repaired, she left, the voyage taking 18 months.

Edward Ferguson & Co, Greenock
1884 James Campbell, Greenock

Foundered near Pladda in the Firth of Clyde when owned by James Campbell of Greenock. All four of the crew were lost.
James Gardner Jr (James Gardner & Sons), Kirkintilloch
1877 William J Pirrie, Edward Harland, Gustavus Wolff and Walter Wilson, Belfast - reg Belfast
1881 Thomas H Davis, Peel IOM - reg Peel
1884 Edward Crompton, Liverpool - reg Liverpool
1886 Les fils de T Conseil, Lisbon.

George Clark, Ayr.
1877 W Hine Bros, Maryport.
1876 chartered to the Kircaldy & London Steam Shipping Co, Kirkcaldy
17/4/1877 put in to Holyhead as filling with water (Newport for Workington with iron) and put aground. Reported with broken keel; returned to service by 11/1877.
Wrecked at Loch Etive Connel Argyllshire, Voyage Workington to Bonar Argyllshire with rails, Master W Holmes and crew saved.
James Duthie, Buccleuch Street, Glasgow
1878 Nobel's Explosives Co Ltd, Glasgow
12/1877 for sale
1878 165grt 89nrt; 1888 165grt 77nrt
Lost in collision in Mersey.
Robert Taylor and William H Neilson, Dundee
c1881 Robert Taylor, Dundee

Wrecked in a force 12 Gale on Sandrigg, Holy island, Northumberland, on voyage Warkworth to Dundee with coal and two passengers. The master T Inglis, the crew and passengers saved by rocket apparatus.
Pile & Co [J. C. Briggs] London
Pile & Co, London
1877 Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoom Maats, Amsterdam - mreg Amsterdam
1906 Martinolich & Figlio, Trieste
Launched as CHISLEHURST for Pile & Co, London. Registered as PHOEBE
Wrecked on Merlera Rock, near Pola. Present day Ereikoussa Island north of Corfu.On voyage from Gallipoli to Ravigno with grape residue.
The builders, in order to cover the risk of launching so large a vessel in so narrow a river, the Cart, insured her for £10,000. VENEZUELA
John M MacDonald, London
1877 Bolivar Railway Co Ltd, London & Venezuela - reg Venezuela
1883 Quebrada Railway, Land & Copper Co Ltd, London & Venezuela

12/1890 wrecked
Ayr Steam Shipping Co - mng Peter Barr & David Rowan, Ayr
01/05/1883 David Rowan, Glasgow.
22/12/1891 David Rowan junior and Walter Bain, Ayr (both shipping agents).

10/1896 Foundered off St. Ann's Head, Isle of Man whilst on a voyage from Llandulas to Ayr with a cargo of limestone.

19/11/1896: Register closed.

Greek Navy

2nd class torpedo boat

Greek Navy

John McFarlan, Arrochar

Based Tarbet, possibly in connection with Loch Lomond services. unknown
Unknown Spanish owner

Ordered by Pile & Co for Spain

John Stewart, Paisley

Unregistered. TB.15

George Clark, Ayr
1880 Alexander M Hay, Glasgow.
1888 Henry Lane, Londonderry.
1891 Dreux, Le Legue-St Brieuc, France
1891 B Rouxel, Le Legue, France.
1899 Dreux et Santin, Nantes, France.
1902 Joseph Larran, Peyrehorade, France.
1905 Germain, Nantes.
1906 A 1880 Alexander M Hay, Glasgow.
Mazella et J Barone, Oran, Algeria.
1907 T D Hyaffil and Co., Oran, Algiers.
1908 Societe Commerciale et Maritime, Oran.
1912 J Bernheim (Succession Ant. Mazella), Oran.
1920 Transports Cotiers a Vapeur (Nicolas Mazella, manager), Oran.
1880 Rebuilt - 221grt 106nrt.
24/12/1881 stranded - salvaged.
By 1900; 214grt 80nrt, 39.92 x 6.30 x 3.00m
Sank following an explosion at Algiers whilst on a voyage from Algiers to Oran with a cargo of petrol and paraffin.
The re-naming to STRATHSPEY was by permission of the Board of Trade.
03/05/1888 Alexander M Hay declared bankrupt. MARION
Whitecross Wire & Iron Co, Warrington - mng R W Murray
1881 Mississippi & Dominion Steamship Co, Liverpool
1895 William A Osborn, Bristol
c1922 Osborn & Wallis Ltd, Bristol

1881-1895 in service as a baggage tender; 139 grt

Deleted from MNL c1932.
Pile & Company, London
1880 Mr Chantler
1880 Charles E Gaselee, London
1881 J Hemmings, London
1881 Charles E Gaselee & Howard V Welch, London
12/05/1887 reg London (1st, ON 94274)
1888 Joseph Westwood, Millwall
1895 John Kent, Cardiff
1896 Henry W Dove, Stepney
1912 William G Marriott, Rotherhithe
Initially unregistered
22/1/1880 for auction in London as MALLARD: 51.0 x 10.8 x 6.0ft 22nhp
25/6/1883 for auction in London as WASP: 50 x 10 x 6ft 20nhp
5/12/1885 collided in River Thames with steamer SAFI, which was seriously damaged


Alexander & John Macdonald, Hangingshaw
1880 The Auckland & North Shore Steam Ferry Co.Ltd., Auckland, New Zealand.
1886 Lost

1885-1887 deleted from British register
Francis N. Baird & Co, Glasgow.
1879 Andrew Patterson, Paisley (Banker)
1879 Alfred Borwick, London.
After about a year being laid up in Greenock, awaiting a buyer, she was used initially as a collier running coals from West of Scotland ports, mainly Ayrshire, to Dublin.
In Alfred Borwick's ownership general cargo from Hull was intended.
On voyage from Hull to Lofoten, Aker she went ashore in fog at Egersund near Stavanger.
Captain Clarkson, from Hull, and crew were saved.

Unknown - previously thought to have been HIRONDELLE - see KELBURNE at Yard No 35

J Donald, Paisley


Rebuild of FOYLE built 1868.

1881 Alexander M Hay, Glasgow

Rebuild of KELBURNE (Yd 35) as STRATHSPEY




??, Romania

One of three tugs

Venezuela Railway Co.

James Donald, Paisley
1881 Antonio Cocurollo, Castellamare, Italy - reg Italy
1903 Società Napoletana di Nav. a Vap., Naples
1908 ??
By 1903, the dimensions and tonnages were, 119grt 87nrt, 118.1 x 16.1 x 8.1 ft

A & O Stathatos, Braila

For service at Braila/River Danube.
Possible registered at Ithaca

Not listed as Greek-owned operating at Braila/Danube by 1894.

Greek Navy

Greek Navy

Fotte Brothers?

For service in Romania (probably Braila/Danube)



For service in Romania (probably Braila/Danube).

Pollok, Clazy & Co, Glasgow

The partnerships (Pollok, Clazy & Co, and Pollok Black & Co) between Morris Pollok Jr, George Robert Clazy and John Dykehead Black and operating in Glasgow, Cape Town, East London and Durban were dissolved on 30/6/1883, after the loss of UMSIMKULU. [Edinburgh Gazette, 17/8/1883]

Total wreck at Breede River, Port Beaufort, Cape Province.
Douglas Steam Nav Co - R. A. Cain , Douglas
188x William Kelly, Douglas
190x William Rafferty, Glasgow
1905 McKinney & Rafferty, Douglas
1906 The Anglo-Newfoundland Fish Exporting co Ltd, Liverpool - reg St John's, Newfoundland
Built for fish trade.
By 1889 - 206grt 67nrt
By 1906 - 210grt 64nrt
Wrecked on Indian Island, Newfoundland.
Ardgowan Steamship Co Ltd - mng Craig, Scott & Co, Greenock
1886 L Schwarz, Fiume
1901 Soc. in Azioni Ungaro Croata - Hungarian Croatian Steam Navigation Company
1923 Jadranska Plovidba, Susak
1929 I de Sgardelli
1929 D Kerambos & Co, Piraeus - reg Piraeus

Initially for the fish trade

1925 converted to a hulk
1928 refitted for cargo service
Bombed by German aircraft at Suda Bay, Crete. Crew of 8 rescued.
Muir & Houston, Glasgow for James W Little, Barrow
12/1883 James W Little, Barrow - reg Barrow
188x William L Watson, London

By 1890 - 154grt 69nrt

Not in MNL 1891

Jacob Christensen


Doubtful entry. See 1880 WESTONIA by Fullerton.


J Young

Duncan Fraser & William Blair, Lochawe Hotel Co, Lochawe
1922 Caledonian Steam Packet Co Ltd, Glasgow

Loch Awe Pier-South Port (Sonachan)-Taychreggan-Ford service.
Unregistered until 1912.
1898 re-engined by Hawthorns & Co - 235ihp
Laid up 1914-1922

Broken up near Loch Awe Pier
A & O Stathatos, Braila

Glasgow Herald (23/5/1883) has ΣΦΗΞ ("Sphex" = Wasp)

Greek/Danube list 1894 has tug ΣΦῚΓΞ ("Sphinx") of 40hp owned by Othon Stathatos (not listed 1900) - same vessel?

Strong, Scott and Co, Bute Docks Cardiff

Foundered 8 miles N/W of Godrevy Light, Cornwall. Cardiff to Rouen with coal, Master H Dixon. Crew saved.
Walter Heald, Manchester
31/03/1884 N J Robinson
06/1884 Cia Naviera de Filipinas, Manila - Spanish flag
1930 Osorio Steamship Co, Manila - USA flag
by1931 Cebu Navigation Co, Cebu - USA flag
1941 Ramon Abiotiz, Cebu.
19xx Ynchausti Steamship Co, Manila.

James Donald, Paisley
29/04/1884 John Donald, Batavia
22/10/1884 Dutch Co. Fishery - mng A V Verkouteren, Batavia.
5/1884 used for experiments off Greenock with use of high-powered underwater lights to assist fishing.
5/1884 sailed Clyde for Batavier, Dutch East Indies
by26/7/1884 arrived Port Said after repairs at Malta

Marine Engineer 1884 and Lloyd's list 28/4/1884 had name as TILLEY

Donald B Macdonald, Fort William Distillery
01/11/1891 Owner died
11/1891 Jessie M. Carmichael or McDonald, John & Archibald McDonald (distillers).
03/1896 Hugh Wallace, Liverpool - mng Wallace Bros Ltd, Dublin
1896 Edward Betson, Dublin - reg Dublin
5/1897 McCausland, Portaferry
1905 Clyde Salvage Co Ltd, Glasgow - reg Glasgow
190x Tilton's Trading Steamers Ltd - mng Walter G Tilton, Bristol
191x Henry Haagensen, Grimsby
191x G Couper
Grain carrier
1890 208grt 108nrt
1896 236grt 74nrt
2/12/1896 sank near Poolbeg Lighhouse after taking water crossing Dublin Bay Bar (inbound from Garston); three of her crew drowned
31/1/1897 raised and beached by salvors McCausland, Portaferry
28/4/1897 auctioned in damaged state, lying in Ringsend Drydock, Dublin and purchased by salvors
1905 rebuilt after stranding in Kyle of Lochalsh
Stranded ¼ mile east of Whitby Pier, Yorkshire (Tyne Dock for Calais, coke). Crew of 8 rescued.
??, Manila

Sternwheel passenger steamer

V. Casares & Sons, Buenos Aires.
pre 1898 Nicolas Mihanovich, Buenos Aires.

River Plate trade

N. Mihanovich, Buenos Aires.

For River Plate trade.

James Donald Jr & William Donald, Abbey Works
1886 ??, France

N. McLean & Co, Buenos Aires

Wm & J. Donald, Glasgow
9/9/1889 Guillermo S Parfitt, London - reg Glasgow (1st)
1900 ??, Argentina
by1910 Saturnino J Undue, Buenos Aires

By 1909 in Buenos Aires & lengthened (39tm).

Lloyd's Register 1921 in error gives Yd 77 to the 1879 HIRONDELLE ex KELBURNE

Lengthened 6.5 ft in Buenos Aires by A. Gardella & Co.B.A.
1910 LRofY 73.5 ft. GENERAL TAJOS
Edward John Macadam, Pembroke Dock
1887 McAdam & Evans, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
12/07/1887 trials.


Reported sailed 7/1887 to Brazil for towing vessels over the bar at Rio Grande do Sul.

British register closed 9/1887 as "sold to Uruguay"

McAdam & Evans, Rio Grande do Sul

27/9/1887 trials, 12mph
18/10/1887 at Madeira on delivery voyage; 13/11 arrived Rio de Janeiro
by 2/1888 arrived Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Possibly destined for Maranhão, a state in Brazil. DRYSDALE
N. McLean, Buenos Aires.
1xxx Cia Navegación a Vapor Nicolas Mihanovich SA, Buenos Aires
1909 The Argentine Navigation Co (Nicolas Mihanovich) Ltd, London
For mails, passengers and towing.
9/11/1887 sank in Albert Harbour, Greenock while coaling for delivery voyage; later raised.

N. McLean & Co (Neil McLaren & Co?), Buenos Aires
1923 The Argentine Navigation Co Ltd, Buenos Aires
1930 Compañía Argentina de Navegación Mihánovich (Dodero), Buenos Aires
1942 Compañía Argentina de Navegación Dodero, Buenos Aires
1949 Flota Argentina de Navegación Fluvial, Buenos Aires

"For towing ships over the bar at Rio Grande du Sul" [Glasgow Herald], but probably incorrect as in Brazil

19xx 139grt 71net 95.9 x 18.5 x 9.3ft

192x reengined Triple-expansion T3cy 302ihp

1890 Royal Indian Marine
1892 Royal Navy
Gurkha RIM TB 7. Baluchi Group. Ordered by the India Office
Never delivered and was taken over by the RN in 1892

Sold to Stanlee Shipbreaking, Dover for breaking up
see: SAMA
Jacob Christensen, Bergen
1898 P G Pettersen, Bergen
1906 Jacob Kuhnle Jr., Bergen
1908 A W Rove, Philadelphia
1910 A/S Oregon - S L Christie, Bergen
1915 A. Olsen, New York
1916 A/S Noitral - F Bryde & Co., Christiania
1917 SS Co. Oregon - K S Bartholdy, Copenhegen
1921 Julio Pinto Ltda., Lisbon

Built for West Indian fruit trade.

1908 grounded at Castle Island, Bahamas. Condemned and sold to A. W. Rove of Philadelphia

Wrecked 76m south of Cape Lopez (São Tomé for Saint Antoine).
J Warnock.

Built on spec.

Northern Steamship Co Ltd, Auckland NZ.

Broken up at Auckland.
H McIntyre

86 - 90 Barges

H McIntyre

H McIntyre

H McIntyre

H McIntyre

J Young

J. Young

Bell & Harker, London for foreign owners

Bell & Harker, London for foreign owners

Bell & Harker, London for foreign owners