Note that in 1862/63 LR names the vessel Nancy Brysson, but thereafter, until 1873/74, LR consistently records the vessel's name as Nancy Bryson. LR from 1872/73 thru 1874/75 records no owner's names. At daylight the next morning, the crew were rescued by A. Pettingill, a brig under the command of Captain Hull, bound from Philadelphia to Matanzas, Cuba. 11, 1877, made their way to Havana and there embarked on City of Vera Cruz for New York which they reached on Jan. The vessel would seem to have then been owned by Hickson, Sykes & Co., of London (text).
I thank the New York Times for their article (source) of Jan.
Vessels built by 'Iliff' seen to have their own short numbering system commencing in 1872. The reference to 'South Dock' is a puzzle to the webmaster.
To search for specific text on this page, just press 'CTRL F' & then enter your search term. Over that period his yard built just a few vessels each year. 28, 1876 when the vessel encountered gale conditions. 29, 1876, the vessel was hit by a 'tremendous' sea which caused enormous damage to the vessel. Later owned by 'The Lambton Collieries Limited', of Sunderland, which company became 'Lambton & Hetton Collieries', & later still 'Lambton, Hetton and Joicey Collieries'. 1895, the vessel was in collision with Norway (built in 1870 at Hartlepool) in the Tees.
Now these pages today include extensive lists of the ships built at Sunderland, lists which while often incomplete are steadily improving. Stonehouse and/or Thomas Stonehouse would seem to have been in business for about 11 years, from 1856 thru to 1866. long, signal letters JWKG, 110 HP engines by North Eastern Marine Engineering Co. At launch, was named by Miss Wilson, of Sunderland. Off Beachy Head, Sussex, or, per Miramar off the Royal Sovereign light vessel (located off Eastbourne).
If anybody has that booklet, scans of the pages for inclusion on site, would be welcomed.
Elsewhere on this site, re Iliff & Mounsey, I wondered where exactly the Sunderland Shipbuilding Company yard was located.