CIVILIAN SHIPS
Names beginning with the letter R

This page lists all R -named Civilian Ships whose pictures are available through the Online Library.

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R -named ships are listed below in alphabetical order.



  • R.R. Cuyler (Screw Steamship, 1860)
  • Raazoo (Motor Boat, 1916). Formerly named Boomerang II
  • Radiant (Tug, 1903)
  • Radnor (Freighter, 1918). Originally named War Indian
  • Raeo (Motor Boat, 1908)
  • Rafael Aritzia (Freighter, 1917). Previously named War Fox, Lake Forest, Venetier, Tabakhandel, Este and Chollin. Later renamed San Patricio, Mary V. and Kadio S.
  • Rambler (Steam Yacht, 1900)

  • Randwijk (Dutch Freighter, 1912)
  • Ranger (Steam Yacht, 1910)
  • Rattlesnake (Confederate Privateer, 1862-63). Formerly CSS Nashville
  • Raymond (Barge, 1893)
  • Raymond Humphreys (Fishing Vessel, in service circa 1940-1941)
  • Remlik (Steam Yacht, 1901). Previously named Candace

  • Red Cross (Hospital Ship, 1899). Originally named Hamburg. Later renamed Hudson and President Fillmore
  • Regis II (Motor Boat, 1902)
  • Registan (British Freighter, 1910). Later renamed Guantanamo
  • Reliance (Harbor Tug, in service in San Francisco Bay, California, 1918)
  • Relief (Salvage Ship, 1907)
  • Relief (Motor Boat, 1910)
  • Reposo II (Steam Yacht, built 1882 & enlarged 1902). Previously named Sophia, Empress, Onondaga and Turbese
  • Republic (Steamship, 1853-1865). Originally named Tennessee

  • Rescue (Salvage Ship, 1899)
  • Reverie III (Motor Boat, 1941)
  • Revolution (Steam Yacht, 1901). Later renamed Wacondah and Intercolonial
  • Reyner & Son (Motor Boat, 1916). Properly called J. Reyner & Son

  • Rhaetia (German Freighter, 1904). Later named Black Hawk and Black Arrow
  • Rhebal (Motor Boat, 1917)
  • Rhein (German Passenger Liner, 1899)

  • Richards, James L. (Collier, 1916). Properly called James L. Richards
  • Rickmers, Andree (German Freighter, 1902). Properly called Andree Rickmers
  • Rickmers, Kamilla (German Freighter, 1914). Properly called Kamilla Rickmers
  • Rickwood (Motor Boat, 1910). Originally named Ethel M. Ward.
  • Riette (Motor Boat, 1916)
  • Rijndam (Dutch Passenger Liner, 1901)
  • Rijnland (Dutch Freighter, 1900)

  • Rio Douro (Fishing Vessel, 1936)
  • Ripple (Steam Trawler, 1910)
  • Rivalen (Motor Boat, 1916)
  • Rivera (Steam Yacht, 1898). Previously named Katoomba. Later renamed Emeline and Katharine R.
  • Rizan Maru (Freighter, 1917). Previously named Mundelta and Munlock

  • Robert E. Lee (Blockade Running Steamship, 1862-1863). Originally named Giraffe (Built 1860)
  • Robert H. McCurdy (Four-masted Schooner, 1903)
  • Robert L. Barnes (Freighter, 1917)
  • Robert M. Thompson (Freighter, 1912)

  • Robin Kettering (Freighter, 1941)
  • Rockefeller, William (Tanker, 1916). Properly called William Rockefeller
  • Roderick McAllister (Harbor Tug, in service circa 1961)
  • Roepat (Dutch Freigher, 1914)
  • Rondo (Dutch Freighter, 1914)
  • Rondo (Motor Boat, 1915)
  • Roosevelt, Theodore (Great Lakes Passenger Steamship, 1906). Properly called Theodore Roosevelt

  • Rose Standish (Coastal Passenger Steamship, 1912)
  • Rosedale (River Passenger Steamer, 1877)
  • Roselle (Harbor Tug, 1903)
  • Rosemary E. Guinan (Covered Barge, in service circa 1918-1919)
  • Royal Arrow (Tanker, in service 1941)

  • Rudau (German Freighter, 1905). Previously named Arvonian, Brookvale and Spidola
  • Rundo (Freighter, 1918). Previously named War Swift, Lake Weston, Panaghis Vergottis and Strand. Later renamed Salt, Solbritt and Fidelia
  • Ruth (Coastal Steamer, 1894). Later renamed Atlantic
  • Rutoma (Motor Boat, 1910). Originally named Manchonak



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