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Date recorded as the time of writing.

Date of document

13/07/1940

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

Year of ship completion

1940

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

William Gray & Co Ltd

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

Yard no

1101

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

Port of survey abbreviations

Hpl

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

Document identity

1 Steel Steamer or Motorship

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

First entry?

Y

The date of last visit by a surveyor.

Date of latest survey

11/07/1940

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

Document author

W J Craig

Location where a vessel’s survey was undertaken.

Location of Survey

West Hartlepool

Date of the meeting of the Classing Committee.

Date of Classing committee

23/07/1940

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

The official record pronounced by the Committee

Loss or disposal

To be broken up

Vessel’s place of loss or disposal/last known recorded location.

Place of ship loss

Bo'ness

Pertinent, useful or interesting recorded content.

Notes - interesting informations

Title of Document has been Altered

Name of ship as recorded on the record

Ship name

Cape Breton

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

Launch Date

08/05/1940

Name of the shipbuilder as it appears on the record.

Shipbuilder's signature

Thos S Simpson

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

Place of build

West Hartlepool

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

Survey number

18060

The port in which a vessel is registered or permanently based.

Port of registry

London

The date of first visit by a surveyor.

Date of first survey

28/07/1939

The individual and/or organisation listed

Ship owner

Bowring Steamship Co Ltd

Location where the document is written.

Location of Document Creation

Hartlepool

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

Classification

+100A1; Cargo Battens not Fitted; Lloyd\'s A & CP; +LMC 7,40; FD; CL

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

Ship type

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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

6044

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

Contextual information related to the reasons of the vessel’s loss or disposal.

Circumstances of loss or disposal

Sold to P & W MacLellan Shipbreaking Co for Breaking up at Bo'ness

Physical extent of a record.

Number of parts

3

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