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Date recorded as the time of writing.

Date of document

23/04/1915

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

Year of ship completion

1915

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

Short Bros Ltd

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

Place of build

Sunderland

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

Survey number

26434

The listed port to which a given vessel belongs.

Port belonging to

Liverpool

The date of first visit by a surveyor.

Date of first survey

19/06/1914

The individual and/or organisation listed

Ship owner

Rose Castle Steamship Co Ltd

An officially licensed mariner (post 1850) holding ultimate command and responsibility for a vessel.

Master

W G Smith

Location where the document is written.

Location of Document Creation

Sunderland

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

Classification

+100A1; Lloyds A & CP +LMC 4,15 FD; Write Sld

Recorded information related to a vessel’s movements.

Voyage information

Sunderland; Cape Breton

Physical arrangement of a ship’s masts, sails and rigging.

Rig

Sr - Schooner

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

7546

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

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

Place of ship loss

Canadian Atlantic Coast

Recorded date for the vessel’s loss or disposal.

Date of loss, disposal or incident

03/11/1942

Name of ship as recorded on the record

Ship name

Rose Castle

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

Launch Date

15/01/1915

Name of the shipbuilder as it appears on the record.

Shipbuilder's signature

James M Short

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

Port of survey abbreviations

Sld

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

Document identity

Steel Steamer

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

23/04/1915

The individual and/or organisation listed that is responsible for the everyday management of a ship. This may be the same as the owner.

Ship manager

Jns Chambers & Co

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

Document author

T S Leathard

Location where a vessel’s survey was undertaken.

Location of Survey

Sunderland

Date of the meeting of the Classing Committee.

Date of Classing committee

27/04/1915

The name of the port/place of destination given.

Destined voyage

Cape Breton

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

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

Circumstances of loss or disposal

Sunk by Submarine

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

Area of ship loss

Canadian Atlantic Coast

Physical extent of a record.

Number of parts

2

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