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Name of ship as recorded on the record

Ship name

America - 1890 ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

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

Launch Date

28/12/1889 ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

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

Yard no

312 ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

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

Country of build

United Kingdom ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

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

Ship type

Cargo ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

Is the steamer assisted by sail?

Sail assisted steamer

No ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

Is machinery fitted at the aft of the vessel?

Machinery aft?

No ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

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

Is a donkey boiler fitted?

No ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

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 ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

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

The listed port to which a given vessel belongs.

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

The name of the port/place of destination given.

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

Tonnage derived by deducting from the gross register tonnage the capacity that in unavailable for cargo, e.g. machinery space, fuel, crew accommodation etc.

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

Description/specifications listed of the vessel’s engines and machinery. (The engines/machinery may have been surveyed separately before being assigned to a vessel).

Engine/Machinery details

Triple expansion ( Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890 )

The country, at the time of writing, where a vessel’s engines were constructed.

Country of engine build

United Kingdom ( Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890 )

Measurement from the extreme outboard point of starboard to the extreme outboard point of port.

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

Year of ship completion

1890 ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

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

Raylton Dixon & Co ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

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

Place of build

Middlesbrough ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

Location where a vessel’s survey was undertaken.

Location of Survey

Middlesbrough ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

Motherwell ( Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889 )

Glasgow ( Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889 )

Sunderland ( Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date )

A vessel’s means of propulsion.

Propulsion

Steam ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

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 ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

Does the vessel possess an auxiliary power source?

Auxillary

No ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

Is electric lighting fitted to the vessel?

Electric light fitted?

No ( Profile of America, 2 September 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 30 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 31 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 19 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 26 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 28 October 1889 1889, Receipt from David Colville & Sons regarding steel for America, 29 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 22 November 1889 1889, Receipt from The Steel Company of Scotland Ltd regarding steel for America, 7 December 1889 1889, Plan Showing Arrangement of Web Frames of Increased Thickness for America, 25 September 1889 1889, Cargo ports for America, 18 December 1889 1889, Plan for Steel Boiler for America, 20 August 1889 1889, Particulars for Record of Material of Boilers for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Letter from H M Williams, surveyor at Middlesbrough, to the Secretary of Lloyd's Register, regarding plans for America, 24 March 1890 1890, Freeboard of Steam Ship for America, 31 January 1890 1890, Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890, Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890, Cover note relating to case of America no date, Midship Section for America no date, Report of Ship Forgings for America no date, Particulars for Record of Iron Decks in Lloyd's Register for America no date, Particulars for Record of Double Bottoms in Lloyd's Register for America no date )

The laying of the keel is the formal recognition of the start of a vessel’s construction.

Recorded date for the vessel’s loss or disposal.

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

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

Classification

100A1 spar deck, steel, subject to Freeboard; +LMC 3,90 ( Report of Iron or Steel Ship for America, 15 March 1890 1890 )

+LMC 3,90 ( Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890 )

A ship’s total internal capacity of a ship measured in register tons from the top of the floors to the tonnage deck.

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.

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

Location of construction for a vessel’s engines.

Location of engine build

Sunderland ( Report on Machinery for America, 8 March 1890 1890 )

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

Maximum length of a vessel’s hull measured parallel to the waterline.

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