Total 41907 : Vessels matching your search

Year Built O.N Vessel Name Builder Yard No Vessel Type Propulsion
1897  106747  ZARA  William Hamilton & Co.  130 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1887  95019 ZARCETA PRIMERO  William S Cumming  Tug Screw Steamer 
1904  118078  ZARIA  Clyde Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  257 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1891  ZARIA  Ramage & Ferguson  106 Yacht Screw Steamer 
1857    ZARYA  Alexander Denny  52 Passenger Paddle Steamer 
1907  123533 ZAYDA  George Brown & Co  38 River Steamer Screw Steamer 
1905  121293  ZAZA  Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd.  485 Yacht Screw Steamer 
1900  111289 ZAZA  John Reid, Whiteinch  313 Yacht Screw Steamer 
1943  167037  ZEALAND  Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.  445 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1906  124004 ZEALAND  Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd.  465 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1936  164363  ZEALAND  Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd.  655 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1955  186643 ZEALAND  Henry Robb Ltd.  440 Refrigerated Cargo Motor Vessel 
1910  120764  ZEALANDIA  John Brown & Co Ltd.  392 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1870  60969 ZEALANDIA  Charles Connell & Company  65 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1875  73800  ZEALANDIA  John Elder & Co.  174 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1899  101728 ZEALANDIA  Gourlay Brothers & Co.  185 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1965  306292  ZEALANDIC  Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd.  684 Refrigerated Cargo Motor Vessel 
1913  ZEALOUS  Hall, Russell & Co Ltd  532 Tanker Screw Steamer 
1827    ZEALOUS  unknown builder at Limekilns  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
  ZEALOUS - Cancelled  Yarrow & Co. Ltd.  1445 Naval Steam Turbine 
1855  26243  ZEBRA  Caird & Company  35 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1944  ZEBRA  William Denny & Bros  1372 Naval Steam Turbine 
    ZEBRA - Cancelled  Yarrow & Co. Ltd.  1446 Naval Steam Turbine 
1844  4320 ZEBULUN  Unknown Builder at Port Glasgow   
1901  113460  ZEELAND  John Brown & Co Ltd.  342 Passenger Screw Steamer 
1910  ZEELANDIA  Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd.  436 Refrigerated Cargo Screw Steamer 
1878    ZEEMEEUW  John Elder & Co.  221 Naval Screw Steamer 
1900  111240 ZELDA  Fife & Son  458 Yacht Screw Steamer 
1912  131446  ZELIA  George Brown & Co  75 Coaster Screw Steamer 
1933  163032 ZELITA  Fife & Son  800 Yacht Sailing Vessel 
1841  24564  ZEMINDAR  John Wood & Co  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1861  ZEMINDAR  Tod & MacGregor  112 Coaster Screw Steamer 
1909  128902  ZENA DARE  Dundee Shipbuilding Company Ltd.  208 Fishing Screw Steamer 
1901  ZENITA  Fife & Son  Yacht Sailing Vessel 
1944    ZENITH  William Denny & Bros  1373 Naval Steam Turbine 
1924  ZENITH  Fife & Son  719 Yacht Sailing Vessel 
1964    ZENITH  James Noble (Fraserburgh) Ltd   
1900  ZENITH  John Grigor  Fishing Sailing Vessel 
1897  108472  ZENNOR  Mackie & Thomson  145 Fishing Screw Steamer 
1847  7123 ZENOBIA  John Brown  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1863  47521  ZEOLITE  D & A Fullarton  Coaster Sailing Vessel 
1901  113958 ZEPHON  Scott & Sons  149 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1901    ZEPHYR  Abercorn Shipbuilding Co  109 Naval Screw Steamer 
1877  ZEPHYR  Robert Steele & Co.  Yacht Screw Steamer 
1869  62090  ZEPHYR  Unknown Builder at Rothesay  Sailing Vessel 
1823  ZEPHYR  John Gray  Sailing Vessel 
1834    ZEPHYR  Reid & Hanna  Passenger No Propulsion 
1878  ZEPHYR  Ramage & Ferguson  4 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1905  120825  ZEPHYR  Dundee Shipbuilders Co. Ltd.  147 Coaster Screw Steamer 
1869  62433 ZEPHYR  James Geddie Jnr  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1857  19062  ZEPHYR  James Geddie & Co  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1968  ZEPHYR  William Weatherhead & John Blackie  Fishing Motor Vessel 
1826    ZEPHYR  William Steel  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1959  ZEPHYR  J & G Forbes & Co Ltd  Fishing Motor Vessel 
1976    ZEPHYR  J & G Forbes & Co Ltd  287 Fishing Motor Vessel 
1982  ZEPHYR  J & G Forbes & Co Ltd  Fishing Motor Vessel 
1859  22687  ZEPHYR  Dundee Shipbuilding Co.  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1861  28977 ZEPHYR  Charles Birnie  Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1946    ZEPHYRA  Bute Slip Dock Co  Yacht Auxiliary Motor 
1937  ZEPHYRUS  Walter Reekie  Yacht Motor Vessel 
1938  166542  ZERANG  Scott & Sons  348 Tug Screw Steamer 
1959  300848 ZERANG  Scott & Sons  419 Tug Motor Vessel 
1899  129309  ZERO  William Denny & Bros  612 Passenger / Cargo Screw Steamer 
1877  70511 ZETA  D & W Henderson & Co.  174 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1865  51109  ZETA  Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd  81 Cargo Screw Steamer 
1927  148932 ZETA  McGruer & Co Ltd  240 Yacht Auxiliary Motor 
1894  99244  ZETA  Ramage & Ferguson  125 Yacht Screw Steamer 
1898  109549 ZETLAND  Mackie & Thomson  175 Fishing Screw Steamer 
1917    ZETLAND  Murdoch & Murray  272 Screw Steamer 
1942  ZETLAND  Yarrow & Co. Ltd.  1754 Naval Steam Turbine 
1961  181169  ZETLAND  Grangemouth Dockyard Company  528 Tug Motor Vessel 
1829  20725 ZETLAND  Lachlan Rose & Son  Passenger / Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1888  95071  ZEUS  William Denny & Bros  403 Barge Sailing Vessel 
1939  ZEYA  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  723 Dredger Screw Steamer 
1980    ZGORZELEC  Ferguson Brothers (Port Glasgow) Ltd  481 Bulk Carrier 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