Total 41554 : Vessels matching your search

Year Built O.N Vessel Name Builder Yard No Vessel Type Propulsion
1879    VIKING  Andrew McLaren  Yacht Sailing Vessel 
1963  305175 NIXI  Hugh McLean & Sons Ltd  4583 Yacht Sailing Vessel 
1840    RANKIN  Denny & Rankin  16 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1845  3233 ODD FELLOW  Denny & Rankin  43 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1847  1756  HOUNSLOW  Denny & Rankin  65 Coaster Sailing Vessel 
1848  22871 MARGARET  Denny & Rankin  71 Coaster Sailing Vessel 
1848  15455  NANCY  Denny & Rankin  73 Barge Sailing Vessel 
1857  18597 ALMA  Denny & Rankin  121 Cargo Sailing Vessel 
1848    SLIGO  Denny & Rankin  68 Dredger Steam 
1948  BOOMERANG  Hugh McLean & Sons Ltd  3608A Yacht Auxiliary Motor 
1963  300065  CAITILIN  Hugh McLean & Sons Ltd  4582 Yacht Auxiliary Motor 
1847  LILLY  Denny & Rankin  63 Barge  
1851    WALLACE  Denny & Rankin  87 Barge  
1886  BOB RITCHIE  William Denny & Bros  311 Launch Screw Steamer 
1889    FURIO  William Denny & Bros  431 Launch Screw Steamer 
1901  113953 LYSISTRATA  William Denny & Bros  625 Yacht Screw Steamer 
1903  119086  HUGO  William Denny & Bros  710 River Steamer Screw Steamer 
1905  120560 INVICTA  William Denny & Bros  752 Passenger Steam Turbine 
1916  145398  HP.2  William Denny & Bros  1044 River Steamer Paddle Steamer 
1917  MECCANO  William Denny & Bros  1071 River Steamer Motor Vessel 
    MELBROOK  William Denny & Bros  1504 Cargo Diesel 
1945  OPOSSUM  William Denny & Bros  1382 Naval Steam Turbine 
1952    AL ZAHRA  William Denny & Bros  1464 Tug  
1901  113956 NO.1  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  384 Dredger Screw Steamer 
1901  113955  RIGA  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  383 Dredger Screw Steamer 
1901  113972 ZUIHO  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  386 Dredger Screw Steamer 
1906  121348  CLEOPATRA  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  431 Dredger Screw Steamer 
1906  121349 NO.2  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  433 Barge No Propulsion 
1906  121343  NO.1  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  432 Barge No Propulsion 
1903  unknown  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  400A Mooring  
1907  124187  ESPANA  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  441 Dredger Screw Steamer 
1907  124190 PORTUGALETE  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  444 Barge Screw Steamer 
1907  124194  ALGORTA  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  445 Barge Screw Steamer 
1907  RIO MACHADO  Murdoch & Murray  224 River Steamer Screw Steamer 
1912    CAMBAY  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  530 Dredger Screw Steamer 
1915  FLAMER  Scott & Sons  251 Tug Screw Steamer 
1915    BLUEBELL  Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  466 Naval Screw Steamer 
1907  BARMAID  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  440 Dredger No Propulsion 
1919    TURQUOISE  Yarrow & Co. Ltd.  1437 Naval Screw Steamer 
1920  EDWARD GREY  Ritchie, Graham & Milne  372 Naval Screw Steamer 
1918    K.15  Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  477 Naval Steam Turbine 
1920  143640 ACHILLES  Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  481 Passenger / Cargo Steam Turbine 
1941    BARRYMORE  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  735 Naval Auxiliary Screw Steamer 
1945  SALVIGIL  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  772 Salvage Screw Steamer 
1941    TYNE  Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  572 Naval Auxiliary Steam Turbine 
1942  OAKLEY  Yarrow & Co. Ltd.  1753 Naval Steam Turbine 
1946    CHIEFTAIN  Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  617 Naval Steam Turbine 
1946  CRETAN  Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  618 Naval Steam Turbine 
1946    CUTLASS - Cancelled  Yarrow & Co. Ltd.  1834 Naval Steam Turbine 
1944  SCYTHIAN  Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  609 Naval  
1946    CARRONADE  Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  628 Naval  
1946  THAUNKHOK  William Simons & Co. Ltd.  780 Dredger  
1876    NEVA  Murdoch & Murray  Screw Steamer 
1891  CADETTE  Murdoch & Murray  116 Launch Screw Steamer 
1891    RIO DE JANEIRO  Murdoch & Murray  119 Barge Screw Steamer 
1816  BRITANNIA  James Munn  Paddle Steamer 
1876    MIRIM  Murdoch & Murray  Passenger / Cargo Paddle Steamer 
  unknown  Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  1175 Motor Vessel 
1970    unknown  Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  1176 Motor Vessel 
  unknown  Scott & Sons  1179 Motor Vessel 
1973    IRISH OAK  Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Ltd  131 Bulk Carrier Motor Vessel 
1977  366477 BEN OCEAN LANCER  Scotts' Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.  744 Drilling Rig Diesel-electric 
1973    MAKUT RAJAKUMARN  Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd.  1004 Naval CODOG 
1975  AMBUSCADE  Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd.  1008 Naval COGOG 
1976    ARROW  Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd.  1009 Naval COGOG 
1977  ALACRITY  Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd.  1010 Naval COGOG 
1984    BEAVER  Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd.  1027 Naval COGOG 
1981  STV.02  Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.  754  
    unknown  Murdoch & Murray  4  
1876  ALMORA  Murdoch & Murray   
1883  91755  WHITE ELEPHANT  Murray Bros  Launch Screw Steamer 
1868  SPRAY  Robert Napier & Sons  Launch Screw Steamer 
1871    BUSTARD  Robert Napier & Sons  153 Naval Screw Steamer 
1835  NITHSDALE  Muress & Clark  Passenger Paddle Steamer 
1879    unknown  Napier, Shanks & Bell  2 Barge No Propulsion 

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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