ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ALERT
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIGANTINE
Date
1837
Description
Yard Number: 80

1 deck, 2 masts, brigantine rigged, square stern, standing bowsprit, carvel built, billet figurehead

Subscribing Owners:
Robert Johnston, Merchant, 46 shares; William Hall, Shipbuilder, 4 shares; George Hall, Shipmaster, 8 shares.

Other Shareholders:
James Hall, Shipmaster, 4 shares; George Thomson, Robert Catto, Robert Catto Jnr, William Catto, Robert Johnston and Thomas Pirie, Merchants, carrying on business under the firm of Catto, Thomson & Co. Rope & Sail Manufacturers, 8 shares.

(Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

1839: Master G. Hall; Aberdeen-Southampton
1840: Master Viddler; Owner T. Knowles; Port belonging to Lancaster; Voyage Liverpool-Charente
1841: Master T. Duff; Voyage Liverpool-Naples
1845: Master B Adamson; Liverpool Coaster
1847: Owner Adamson
1849: No mention
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co.
Shipowner
Robert Johnston, merchant, William Hall, shipmaster and George Hall, shipmaster and master of vessel.
Dimensions
length 67.3' x breadth 17.8' x depth 11.8'
tonnage 120 tons

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