Total 41901 : Vessels matching your search

Year Built O.N Vessel Name Builder Yard No Vessel Type Propulsion
1862  44789  WILLIAM CONNAL  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  106 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1852  WILLIAM CONNAL  William Simons  60 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1866  54505  WILLIAM COULMAN  Macnab & Co.  11 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1917  WILLIAM COWLING  Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd.  343 Naval Screw Steamer 
1917  144279  WILLIAM CUMMINS  Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd.  349 Naval Screw Steamer 
1866  56144 WILLIAM DAVIE  Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd  90 Passenger / Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1853  32289  WILLIAM DENNY  Alexander Denny  30 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1862  44438 WILLIAM DUTHIE  John Duthie, Sons & Co.  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1847    WILLIAM EDWARD  Walter Hood & Co.  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1918  145056 WILLIAM FERRINS  John Duthie, Torry Shipbuilding Co.   438 Naval Screw Steamer 
1890  98160  WILLIAM FLOWER  David J. Dunlop & Co.  200 Tug Screw Steamer 
1856  15181 WILLIAM FRANCE  J W Hoby & Co.  Coaster Screw Steamer 
1843  18419  WILLIAM FRAZER  George Ross & Sons  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1821  WILLIAM GALT  Robert Steele & Co.  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1918    WILLIAM GIBBONS  J. Fullerton & Co  257 Naval Screw Steamer 
1919  144563 WILLIAM GILLETT  Ritchie, Graham & Milne  369 Fishing Screw Steamer 
1871  67126  WILLIAM GILMORE  Troon Shipbuilding Co  5 Coaster Sailing Vessel 
1847  WILLIAM GLADSTONE  Calman & Martin  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1918    WILLIAM GRIFFIN  Scott & Sons  272 Naval Screw Steamer 
1919  WILLIAM GRIFFITHS  George Brown & Co  113 Naval Screw Steamer 
1913  133155  WILLIAM H RAEBURN  Ferguson Brothers (Port Glasgow) Ltd  210 Dredger Screw Steamer 
1916  137383 WILLIAM H. HASTIE  Alexander Hall & Co.  521 Fishing Screw Steamer 
1918  144310  WILLIAM HANBURY  Hawthorns & Co.  160 Naval Screw Steamer 
1919  143940 WILLIAM HANNAM  John Duthie, Torry Shipbuilding Co.   448 Naval Screw Steamer 
1919    WILLIAM HARVEY  Fleming & Ferguson  454 Naval Screw Steamer 
1853  8139 WILLIAM HENRY  Unknown Builder at Ayr  Coaster Sailing Vessel 
1924  144710  WILLIAM HIGH  Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  292 Ferry Paddle Steamer 
1918  146538 WILLIAM HONNOR  Ferguson Brothers (Port Glasgow) Ltd  240 Naval Screw Steamer 
1883  87250  WILLIAM HOPE  Hawthorns & Co.  8 Coaster Screw Steamer 
1918  144592 WILLIAM HUMPHRIES  John Duthie, Torry Shipbuilding Co.   447 Naval Screw Steamer 
1826    WILLIAM HUSKISSON  Scott & Sons  Passenger / Cargo Paddle Steamer 
1918  145153 WILLIAM HUTCHISON  Hawthorns & Co.  154 Naval Screw Steamer 
1919  137614  WILLIAM KNIGHT  John Duthie, Torry Shipbuilding Co.   450 Naval Screw Steamer 
1859  26986 WILLIAM KNOX  Peter Barclay & Son  Coaster Sailing Vessel 
1919  143264  WILLIAM LAMBKIN  John Duthie, Torry Shipbuilding Co.   451 Naval Screw Steamer 
1891  98674 WILLIAM LAW  Russell & Co  266 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1868  55129  WILLIAM LINDSAY  John Reid & Co  4B Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1890  WILLIAM MACKINNON  A. & J. Inglis Ltd.  216 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1820    WILLIAM MACLEAY  James Bremner  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1839  23139 WILLIAM MAITLAND  John Ronalds & Co.  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1872  64420  WILLIAM MANSON  John Duthie, Sons & Co.  154 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1914  136322 WILLIAM MASON  J. Fullerton & Co  235 Coaster Screw Steamer 
1924  144821  WILLIAM McARTHUR  John Lewis & Sons Ltd.  74 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1854  2362 WILLIAM MCCORMICK  Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd  5 Passenger / Cargo Paddle Steamer 
1839  23011  WILLIAM MCDOUGALL  David & Thomas Gray  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1925  148573 WILLIAM MESSINA  Henry Robb Ltd.  21 Tug Screw Steamer 
1869  62274  WILLIAM MILLER  Randolph, Elder & Co.  100 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1856  12591 WILLIAM MITCHELL  J Johnson & Sons  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1915    WILLIAM MORRISON  Alexander Hall & Co.  516 Fishing Screw Steamer 
1879  81961 WILLIAM MUIR  John Key & Sons  37 Ferry Paddle Steamer 
1834  9984  WILLIAM NICOL  Muress & Clark  Passenger / Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1942  168275 WILLIAM PEARMAN  Burntisland Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.  257 Coaster Screw Steamer 
1905  128396  WILLIAM PECK  J & G Forbes & Co Ltd  Fishing Motor Vessel 
1808  WILLIAM PITT  Unknown Builder at Port Glasgow  Sailing Vessel 
1840  13816  WILLIAM PITT  Unknown builder at Perth  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1917  137547 WILLIAM POULSOM  John Cran & Co.  109 Tug Screw Steamer 
1898    WILLIAM PRICE  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  348 Dredger Screw Steamer 
1904  118089 WILLIAM ROWLAND  Ailsa Shipbuilding Co  125 Coaster Screw Steamer 
1928  160624  WILLIAM RYAN  Alexander Hall & Co.  611 Tug Screw Steamer 
1839  8505 WILLIAM SHAND  Muress & Clark  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1827    WILLIAM SIMPSON  William Duthie & Co  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1838  WILLIAM SORLIE  David & Thomas Gray  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1846  9073  WILLIAM STEWART  John Barnhill  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1907  120746 WILLIAM STRONG  Fleming & Ferguson  368 Barge Screw Steamer 
1914  137155  WILLIAM STROUD  Alexander Hall & Co.  502 Fishing Screw Steamer 
1865  52612 WILLIAM TAYLOR  Kirkpatrick, McIntyre & Co  10 Cargo Auxiliary Steamer 
1893  102201  WILLIAM TENNANT  William Jarvis  16 Fishing Screw Steamer 
1843  15205 WILLIAM THOMSON  William Thomson  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1852  7210  WILLIAM THRIFT  Unknown builder at Perth  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1840  WILLIAM TURCAN  John Millar, Brucehaven  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1833    WILLIAM TURNER  Muress & Clark  Sailing Vessel 
1845  13531 WILLIAM WATSON  Archibald McMillan & Son  1 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1930  161406  WILLIAM WILBERFORCE  D & W Henderson & Co.  855 Cargo Motor Vessel 
1929  131883 WILLIAM WILSON  Alexander Hall & Co.  613 Fishing Screw Steamer 
1956  131891  WILLIAM WILSON II  Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd  Fishing Motor Vessel 

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Nederlands Indische Droogdok Maatschappij, Java (via Raaltje, Behrend & Co, Glasgow)
11/1884 Factorij der Nederlandsche Handelsmaatschappij (Wurfbain en Zoon, Amsterdam)
Originally intended for service at Surabaya (hence name), but changed to Amsterdam Island (Untung Jawa), near Batavier (Jakarta).
Floating dock rigged as a barque for delivery to Java.
26/8/1874 sailed for Surabaya; returned because of defective steering gear, and repaired
25/10/1874 while sheltering in Firth of Clyde, the moorings were broken by two ships which had gone adrift in a hurricane; the dock was driven ashore at Ardmore.
21/7/1875 finally sailed from the Clyde
16/5/1876 reached Java; 16/6 arrived Amsterdam Island in tow, but then required extensive repairs and completion
29/11/1881 entered service (renamed "determination" to reflect the company's struggles to get a working dock)
27/8/1883 moorings broken by tsunami following Krakatoa eruption and went ashore on Purmerend Island (Bidadari); 10/9/1884 returned to service at Amsterdam Island
12/1893 towed to Surabaya
Sank when one corner tower collapsed while lifting a vessel
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 (launched)
1877 Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoom Maats, Amsterdam - reg Amsterdam
1906 C Martinolich & Figlio, Trieste
Launched as CHISLEHURST for Pile & Co, London. Registered as PHOEBE

19xx 937g 531n
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 Castellamare
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