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BRITISH STEAM SHIPPING CO. (JOHN CORY LTD)
SHIPPING COMPANY FLEET LISTS




BRITISH STEAM SHIPPING CO. (JOHN CORY LTD)



BRITISH STEAM SHIPPING CO.LTD.
(JOHN CORY & SON LTD.)

NAME OF SHIP        OWNED        BUILT      BUILDER           G TONS      NOTES

RUBY               1874-78       1874    Humphreys, Hull        301      Wrecked
ROTHESAY           1874-77       1874    Humphreys, Hull        330      Foundered
ROATH              1875-79       1872    Eltringham, S Shields  308      Sold to Waterford
RAVENSHOE          1876-83       1876    Palmers, Jarrow        403      Wrecked
RAPID              1877-1911     1877    Palmers, Jarrow        581      Sold as Mariatta Constanze
RAGLAN             1877-82       1877    Palmers, Jarrow        833      Wrecked
RUPERRA            1877-80       1877    Palmers, Jarrow       1285      Wrecked
FIFTY-NINE         1878-81       1878    Turnbull, Whitby      1818      Sold to Pinkney, Sunderland
RADNOR             1879-1908     1879    Palmers, Jarrow       1256      Sold as Audaci
ROCHEFORT          1879-92       1879    Palmers, Jarrow        874      Sold to Rocheford SS Co
ROKEBY             1879-88       1879    Palmers, Jarrow       1435      Wrecked
ROSSLYN            1879-99       1879    Palmers, Jarrow        846      Sold as Mercure
RHIWABON           1880-83       1880    Palmers, Jarrow       1364      Wrecked
RHYL               1880-89       1880    Palmers, Jarrow       1363      Collision
RUMNEY             1880-83       1880    Doxford, Sunderland    812      Foundered
REDBROOK           1880-90       1880    Palmers, Jarrow       1112      Collision Aug 1890
ROSS               1881-1906     1881    Palmers, Jarrow       1356      Wrecked Nov 1906                             
RESOLVEN           1882-93       1882    Palmers, Jarrow       1705      Wrecked Feb 1893
RESTORMEL          1882-99       1882    Palmers, Jarrow       2107      Sold as Leros
RHEUBINA           1882-98       1882    Milford Haven Sbldg   1158      Collision Sep 1898  
ROUGEMONT          1882-93       1882    E Finch, Chepstow     1525      Collision June 1893
RHIWDERIN          1883-93       1883    Milford Haven Sbldg   1156      Wrecked Sep 1893
RAGLAN(2)          1883-1900     1883    Palmers, Jarrow       1121      Sold to A Rowland
RUPERRA(2)         1883-1900     1883    Palmers, Jarrow       2117      Sold as San Miguel
RADYR              1883-1907     1883    E Finch, Chepstow     1145      Sold as Arena
READING            1883-1913     1883    Palmers, Jarrow       2135      Wrecked Nov 1913
MARK LANE          1887-1912     1887    Palmers, Jarrow       2095      Wrecked June 1912
RAVENSHOE(2)       1889-95       1889    C Mitchell, Newcastle 1977      Foundered 4 Jan 1895
REDRUTH            1889-1923     1889    Palmers, Jarrow       2433      Sold 
GOIMUNDING         1890-1898     1890    Blyth Sbldg, Blyth    1264      Wrecked May 1898
ROTHESAY(2)        1891-1916     1891    W Gray, Hartlepool    2007      War Loss 5 Mar 1916 - torpedoed
RUABON             1891-1916     1891    W Gray, Hartlepool    2004      War Loss 2 May 1916 - torpedoed
JAMES TUCKER       1893-1901     1893    W Gray, Hartlepool    2580      Renamed ROSSLYN(2)
ROSSLYN(2)         1901-02       1893    W Gray, Hartlepool    2580      Previously JAMES TUCKER - Sold
RAMILLIES          1892-1917     1892    W Gray, Hartlepool    2935      War Loss 21 July 1917 - sunk
IRONOPOLIS         1894-98       1894    R Dixon, Middlesboro' 2360      Sold as Max
ROATH(2)           1894-1900     1894    Palmers, Jarrow       2707      Sold as Menelaus
CHARING CROSS      1898-1918     1898    Palmers, Jarrow       2534      War Loss 1 July 1918 - torpedoed
KILDONAN           1898-1917     1898    W Pickersgill, Sund.  2118      War Loss 29 Sep 1917 - sunk
KILMAHO            1898-1917     1898    Priestman, Sunderland 2155      War Loss 17 May 1917 - sunk
RAVENSHOE(3)       1899-1919     1899    Northumberland Sbldg  3592      Wrecked Dec 1919 
RHODESIA           1899          1899    Northumberland Sbldg  3560      Sold to G W F Brock
ROSALIE            1900-05       1900    Northumberland Sbldg  4303      Wrecked Oct 1905
RHODESIA(2)        1900-17       1900    Northumberland Sbldg  4313      Sold to Olivier & Co, Cardiff
RUPERRA(3)         1901-17       1901    Northumberland Sbldg  4232      War Loss 21 June 1917 - tprpedoed
ROSSLYN(3)         1902-16       1902    Northumberland Sbldg  3679      Marine casualty Feb 1916
RESTORMEL(2)       1901-15       1901    Greenock & Grangemouth 2118     Marine casualty 26 Aug 1915 - torpedoed
ROATH(3)           1901-27       1901    Northumberland Sbldg  4306      Sold as Senatore D'Ali
ADAMTON            1905-16       1905    Northumberland Sbldg  2304      War Loss 8 Apr 1916 - sunk by shellfire
HILLHOUSE          1905-25       1905    Northumberland Sbldg  3034      Sold to Prague as Arna
LADYKIRK           1905-32       1905    Northumberland Sbldg  2300      Sold to Norway as Wiioas
ROSEMOUNT          1905-17       1905    Northumberland Sbldg  3044      War Loss 12 Aug 1917 - torpedoed
ROSS(2)            1907-16       1907    Northumberland Sbldg  2666      War Loss 22 Apr 1916 - torpedoed
CRAIGSTON          1911-15       1911    W Gray, Hartlepool    2617      War Loss 4 Oct 1915 - torpedoed
READING(2)         1914-34       1914    W Gray, Hartlepool    3801      Sold as Stamos
ROSALIE(2)         1914-15       1914    W Gray, Hartlepool    4243      War Loss 10 Aug 1915 - torpedoed
HOCKING            1914-24       1895    W Gray, Hartlepool    2554      Sold as Fina Saglimbene
RELILIO            1916-32       1909    J L Thompson, Sund.   2398      Sold as Wilke
RHIO               1916-32       1903    J L Thompson, Sund.   2365      Sold as Wirma
ROCIO              1916-32       1915    J L Thompson, Sund.   3729      Sold as Ioulia Nicolaou
REFUSIO            1916-17       1905    J L Thompson, Sund.   2642      War Loss 12 May 1917 - sunk
ROSARIO            1916-17       1900    Blyth Sbldg, Blyth    1821      War Loss 18 Aug 1917 - torpedoed
RUBIO              1916-18       1909    R Thompson, Sund.     2395      War Loss 25 Feb 1918 - torpedoed
MURIEL             1916-18       1898    Grangemouth Dockyard  1831      War Loss 17 Sep 1918 - torpedoed
ENFIELD            1922-32       1897    Priestman, Sunderland 2077      Sold to Constant, Cardiff
RAVENSHOE(4)       1922-34       1916    Irvines, Hartlepool   4129      Sold as Elengo A Kydoniefs
ESPERIA            1924-27       1898    Anderson, Roger, Clyde 3593     Sold to V Saglimbene as Ciscato
RUPERRA(4)         1925-40       1925    W Gray, Hartlepool    4548      War Loss 19 Oct 1940 - torpedoed
RAMILLIES(2)       1927-41       1927    W Gray, Hartlepool    4553      War Loss 8 May 1941 - torpedoed
CORYTON            1928-41       1928    W Gray, Hartlepool    4553      Total Loss after beaching 16 Feb 1941
START POINT        1942          1919    Sunderland Sbldg Co   5293      War Loss 10 Nov 1942 - torpedoed
RAMILLIES(3)       1948-55       1942    Todd-Bath, USA        7174      Ex Ocean Vigour; Sold to A Crawford as Galavale
RAVENSHOE(5)       1954-59       1945    Short Bros, Sunderland 7295     Ex Empire Nairobi; Sold as Plate Clipper
RAMILLIES(4)       1955-66       1951    W Gray, Hartlepool    5890      Ex Seawall; Sold to Pakistan as Surma
RESTORMEL(3)       1959-64       1944    Doxford, Sunderland   7368      Ex Brockleymoor; Sold to Waterloo Shipping, Cardiff
       
        
                            

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