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Date recorded as the time of writing.

Date of document

05/12/1946

The year in which a vessel’s construction is completed.

Year of ship completion

1945

The individual and/or organisation listed as having been responsible for constructing the vessel. This can/may be the same as the owner and/or manager.

Shipbuilder

Davie Shipbuilding & Repairs Co Ltd

The port or place in which the vessel’s construction took place, at the time of writing.

Place of build

Lauzon, Quebec

A unique number allocated to a specific vessel by an official registration authority of the country of registry (flag) that the vessel belongs to (post. 1855).

Official number

181539

Unique internal numbers used for identifying, referring and retrieving a specific survey report.

Survey number

38833

The country (flag) that a vessel is registered to, at the time of writing.

Country of registration

United Kingdom

Records that constitute Lloyd’s Register’s first official encounters with a specific vessel, e.g. a survey report.

First entry?

N

The date of last visit by a surveyor.

Date of latest survey

12/05/1946

Location where the document is written.

Location of Document Creation

London

Location where a vessel’s survey was undertaken.

Location of Survey

London

Recorded information related to a vessel’s movements.

Voyage information

London

A vessel’s means of propulsion.

Propulsion

Steam

Is the steamer assisted by sail?

Sail assisted steamer

No

Confirmation as to whether the vessel was equipped with refrigeration machinery to aid in the transport of frozen or chilled cargo/goods.

Refrigeration machinery fitted for cargo purposes?

No

Does the vessel possess an auxiliary power source?

Auxillary

No

Is electric lighting fitted to the vessel?

Electric light fitted?

No

Prescribed by flag/registration authorities, and usually excludes a small part of the stern. It is measured from the foreside of the stern at the extreme top to the afterside of the stern post.

Registered Length

323.25

Measurement from the underside of the upper deck on the centre line to the upper side of the bottom plating.

Registered Depth

27

Pertinent, useful or interesting recorded content.

Notes - interesting informations

Names sister ships, Empire Cedric and Empire Baltic

Name of ship as recorded on the record

Ship name

Empire Celtic - 1945

The process of transferring a vessel to water, but not necessarily her completion.

Launch Date

04/01/1947

Unique identifier for a given ship, it is assigned by a builder.

Yard no

567

The country in which the vessel’s construction took place, at the time of writing.

Country of build

Canada

Abbreviations of the names of ports with Lloyd’s Register survey offices.

Port of survey abbreviations

Lon

Official administrative title (often printed) of a record used by Lloyd’s Register or external organisations.

Document identity

C11 (Comp.) - Surveys for Freeboard

The listed port to which a given vessel belongs.

Port belonging to

London

The date of first visit by a surveyor.

Date of first survey

12/05/1946

Name of the individual/entity/organisation responsible for authoring the record

Document author

C Lloyd Roberts

Name of surveyor.

Surveyor

Cyril Lloyd Roberts

Classification symbol assigned to a vessel by Lloyd’s Register’s Classing Committee denoting the quality of construction and maintenance.

Classification

+A- with freeboard for service UK & Eire (excluding W Coast of Ireland) also to and in the Baltic and Mediterranean

Broad categories and subdivisions of vessels related to their purpose or function.

Ship type

Ferry

Predominant material(s) utilised in a vessel’s construction.

Material of construction

Steel

A ship’s total internal volume in ‘register tons’ (replaced by gross tonnage post 1982).

Gross Register Tonnage

4291

Is machinery fitted at the aft of the vessel?

Machinery aft?

No

Generally a smaller additional auxiliary boiler (often used while the vessel is at port).

Is a donkey boiler fitted?

No

Name of the Proving House responsible for the public testing and certification of a vessel’s anchors and/or chain cables.

Lloyd's Proving House?

No

Also referred to as extreme breadth. The distance from the extreme starboard side to the extreme port side.

Registered Beam

54

Physical extent of a record.

Number of parts

1

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