ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ARDENT
Date
1826
Description
Owner: R. Levay

1 deck, 2 masts, schooner rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, no figurehead

Subscribing Owners in 1826:
Robert Levie, Shoemaker, 46 shares; Robert Maitland, Candlemaker, 4 shares; Charles Runcy, Merchant, 4 shares.

Other Shareholders in 1826:
William Maitland, Merchant, 8 shares; Alexander Garden, Merchant, 4 shares; James Cruickshank, Merchant, 4 shares; Robert Mitchell, Clerk, 4 shares; Walter Hood, Shipbuilder, 4 shares; William Martin, Shipbuilder, 4 shares; George Levie, Shipbuilder, 4 shares; James Greig, Shipbuilder, 4 shares; John Williamson, Flesher, 4 shares; John McKenzie, Confectioner, 4 shares; George Rennie, Shipmaster, 4 shares; Francis Weir, Merchant, 4 shares; all Aberdeen.

Henry Robinson Levay, Master in 1826

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

1827/28: Master H. Levay; London Coaster
1830/31/32/33: Lynn Coaster (King's Lynn)
1840/41/43: Master S. Cook; Owner Redhead; Port of Registry Newcastle; Newcastle Coaster.
1844: Master J. Cook.
1845/46: Voyage Newcastle - France.
1847: Voyage Newcastle - Yarmouth.
1848: Voyage Newcastle - Southampton.
1849: Voyage Newcastle - France.
1850: Master R. Newton; Voyage Shield - London.
1851: No voyage given.
1853: Tonnage given as 116 tons; Voyage Newcastle - London.
No further mention of vessel after this date.

(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)
Shipbuilder
GEORGE LEVIE
Dimensions
length 63.3' x breadth 19.3' x depth 10.8'
gross tonnage 99 tons

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