Ship Name Ship Type Notes
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La Bella Steamship  
La Bella Barquentine Built: 1893   Tonnage: 406
La Belle Barquentine Built 1861 Tonnage 356
La Buona   Built **** Tonnage **
La Reta      Built 1912 Tonnage **
Lady Barkly Ferry Built **** Tonnage **
Lady Barkly Paddle steamer Built **** Tonnage **
Lady Bevlyn Tug Built **** Tonnage **
Lady Bird Steamship Built 1915 Tonnage 9,540 1876 taken over with New Zealand Steam Shipping Co. fleet, 1881 sold to Westport Coal Co
Lady Bird Schooner Built 1861 Tonnage 19
Lady Bowen Barque Built **** Tonnage 892
Lady Bowen Paddle Steamer Built 1868 Tonnage 26
Lady Claire   Built 1935 Tonnage 6
Lady Don Schooner Built **** Tonnage **
Lady Don Barquentine Built: 1893   Tonnage: 406
Lady Don Brigantine Built **** Tonnage 68
Lady Eva   Built **** Tonnage **
Lady Franklin Barque Built **** Tonnage    235
Lady Gay Schooner Built **** Tonnage **
Lady Green II Scow Built **** Tonnage **
Lady Gwen ll Scow Built 1904 Tonnage **
Lady Jocelyn   Built **** Tonnage **
Lady Jocelyn   Built 1937 Tonnage 23
Lady Karita   Built 1939 Tonnage 4
Lady Margaret   Built 1929 Tonnage 5
Lady of the Lake Schooner Built 1844 Tonnage 23
Lady of the Lake Schooner Built 1855 Tonnage 17
Lady of the Lake Schooner Built 1876 Tonnage 21
Lady of the Lake Scow Built 1876 Tonnage **
Lady Wynyard Cutter Built **** Tonnage    29
Laetitia Schooner Built 1870 Tonnage 44
Lagoon Scow Built 1878 Tonnage **
Lagoon Schooner Built 1878 Tonnage 26
Laira Barqe Built 1870 Tonnage 492
Lake Erie Coastal vessel Built **** Tonnage **
Lake Erie Barque Built: 1868   Tonnage: 988
Lake Erie Scow Built 1873 Tonnage **
Lake Erie Schooner Built **** Tonnage    48
Lake Michigan Scow Built 1876 Tonnage **
Lake St Clare Scow Built 1878 Tonnage **
Lake Superior Scow Built 1875 Tonnage **
Lake Takapuna Ferry Built 1924 Tonnage 187
Lalla Rookh Paddle steamer Built 1873 Tonnage **
Lalla Rookh Schooner Built **** Tonnage    23
Lalla Rookh   Built **** Tonnage **
Lancashire Lass Cutter Built 1876 Tonnage 31
Lapwing Schooner Built **** Tonnage 30
Lapwing Barque Built: 1868   Tonnage: 988
Lapwing Cutter Built 1862 Tonnage 34
Lapwing Brigantine Built **** Tonnage    231
Lara V    Built **** Tonnage **
Largo Law   Built **** Tonnage **
La Rita   Built **** Tonnage 21
Lark Ferry Built **** Tonnage **
Lark Schooner Built 1860 Tonnage 23
Lark Schooner Built **** Tonnage 193
Lark Cutter Built 1884 Tonnage 14
Laughing Water Barque Built **** Tonnage 411
Laura Schooner Built 1849 Tonnage **
Laurel   Built Tonnage **
Layard Brig Built **** Tonnage    175
Leaf   Built **** Tonnage **
Leathart Ferry Built: 1982   Tonnage: 139
Lebu Barque Built **** Tonnage    726 renamed Narbada, 1948 scrapped
Leitrim   Built 1929 Tonnage **
Lena Scow Built 1905 Tonnage **
Lena Ketch Built 1905 Tonnage 13
Lena Gladys Scow Built 1910 Tonnage **
Leo Cutter Built 1875 Tonnage 32
Leonidas Brigantine Built **** Tonnage    111
Leonidas Schooner Built 1847 Tonnage    79
Lerwick Cutter Built **** Tonnage    14
Leven Cutter Built 1841 Tonnage **
Levy   Built **** Tonnage **
Liberty Ketch Built 1896 Tonnage 13
Liberty Galiot Built 1850 Tonnage **
Liffey   Built **** Tonnage **
Lifuka Schooner Built 1878 Tonnage 16
Lilla   Built **** Tonnage **
Lillie Paddle steamer Built 1876 Tonnage **
Lilly of the Ware   Built **** Tonnage **
Lily Yacht Built: 1898 Tonnage **
Lily Steamer Built: 1872   Tonnage: 30
Lily Cutter Built 1884 Tonnage 19
Lily Ketch Built 1890 Tonnage 10
Lily Steamer Built: 1872   Tonnage: 30
Lily of the Wave Ketch Built **** Tonnage 10
Lillie Denham Ferry Built **** Tonnage **
Limerick   Built 1898 Tonnage 6,827 1912 purchased from New Zealand Shipping Co., 1917 torpedoed and sunk off Ireland.
Limerick   Built 1925 Tonnage 8,684 1943 torpedoed and sunk by Japanese submarine near Port Macquarie.
Linda   Built 1927 Tonnage 9
Linda Weber Brigantine Built **** Tonnage    114
Lindo Steamship Built: 1872   Tonnage: 29
Lindus   Built ****
Linnet Ketch Built 1863 Tonnage 16
Lion Steamer Built: 1872   Tonnage: 30
Lion Barque Built **** Tonnage    216
Lion Tug river tug of 15 tons lost by fire 1919 NSS
Lionel Cutter Built **** Tonnage    15
Lioness Schooner Built **** Tonnage    60
Lioness Schooner Built **** Tonnage    26
Lioness Paddle Steamer Built 1851 Tonnage 26
Lister   Built **** Tonnage **
Little Bill Ketch Built 1892 Tonnage 13
Little Fred Schooner Built 1847 Tonnage  131
Little George motor ex steam launch Built 1891 Tonnage ** NSS
Little Jim Cutter Built 1934 Tonnage 3
Lively Schooner Built **** Tonnage **
Lizette Ketch Built 1831 Tonnage 39
Lizzie   Built **** Tonnage **
Lizzie Cutter Built **** Tonnage    19
Lizzie 2   Built **** Tonnage **
Lizzie Elden   Built **** Tonnage **
Lizzie Guy Schooner Built **** Tonnage    93
Lizzie Guy Brigantine Built **** Tonnage    85
Lizzie Scott Barque Built **** Tonnage    453
Lizzie Taylor Ketch Built 1892 Tonnage 77
Lizzy Cutter Built 1858 Tonnage 19
Lloyd's Herald Ketch Built ****Tonnage    48
Lochiel Schooner Built **** Tonnage    216
Lomen   Built 1910 Tonnage 5
Lone Guide Tug Built **** Tonnage **
Lone Guide Launch  Built: 1916   Tonnage: 32
Lone Guide Launch Built: 1916   Tonnage: 32
Loongana   Built 1904 Tonnage 2,448 1922 transferred to Tasmanian Steamers Pty, Melbourne, 1936 scrapped.
Lord Ashley Steamer Built 1871 Tonnage **
Lord Liverpool   Built **** Tonnage **
Lorna   Built **** Tonnage **
Lotte   Built **** Tonnage **
Lotus Schooner Built 1864 Tonnage 81
Louie Cutter Built 1893 Tonnage 18
Louie Schooner Built 1882 Tonnage 92
Louisa   Built **** Tonnage ** Information coming
Louisa Schooner Built **** Tonnage    13
Louisa Craig   Built **** Tonnage **
Louisa Craig Barque Built: 1876   Tonnage: 710
Louise Cutter Built 1877 Tonnage 15
Loyalty Steam Oyster Dredge Built **** Tonnage **
LST 895 Landing craft Built **** Tonnage **
Lucidan Schooner Built 1842 Tonnage **
Lucinda   Built **** Tonnage **
Lucy Ann   Built **** Tonnage **
Lucy Ann Launch Built: 1916   Tonnage: 32
Lucy Ashton Paddle steamer Built: 1888 Tonnage **
Lucy James   Built **** Tonnage **
Lulu Schooner Built 1869 Tonnage 15
Lumbermans Lassie   Built **** Tonnage **
Luna   Built **** Tonnage **
Luna Schooner Built **** Tonnage    247
Lurline Barque Built 1877 Tonnage 761
Lurline Schooner Built 1873 Tonnage 23
Lutterworth   Built **** Tonnage **
Lutterworth Barque Built: 1868   Tonnage: 920
Lyttelton Barque Built: 1876   Tonnage: 710
Lyttelton Barque Built: 1868   Tonnage: 920
Lyttelton Paddle steamer Built: 1859   Tonnage: 78
Lyttelton Steamship Built: 1859   Tonnage: 125
Lyttelton Schooner Built **** Tonnage    86
Lyttelton Steam Launch Built **** Tonnage **
Lyttelton ll Tug Built **** Tonnage **
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