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Date recorded as the time of writing.

Date of document

06/04/1915

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

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

4 Report on Machinery

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

24/04/1915

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

Master

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

+LMC 4,15 FD

A vessel’s means of propulsion.

Propulsion

Steam

Is the steamer assisted by sail?

Sail assisted steamer

No

Type and configuration of the engine(s) supplied for a vessel.

Engine type

Triple Expansion

Date in which construction of a vessel’s engines were completed.

Year of engine build

1915

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

1

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

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

26/08/1915

The individual and/or organisation listed

Ship owner

Rose Castle Steamship Co Ltd; J Chambers & Co

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

Document author

Lewis C Davis

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

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

Location of construction for a vessel’s engines.

Location of engine build

Sunderland

Engine builder as written

George Clark Ltd

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

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