ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ARTISAN
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIG
Date
1857
Description
Rig: BRIG
with clipper bow
Yard Number: 211
Owners: Anderson & Co.

Description:
1 deck, 2 masts, brig rigged, round stern, carvel built, no galleries or figurehead.

Subscribing Owners:
James Hall (8 shares), James Anderson (10 shares), John Hadden (4 shares), James Wishart (4 shares). Donald McLauchlan, Robert Milne, Alexander Scorgie, George Sim, William Goodbrand, Robert Rodger, James Camerson, Walter Dunnet, James Goodbrand, Alex Hall Morgan, Adam Smith, William Ligertwood, John Angus, Robert Robertson, James Buchan, John Allan, Alexander Forbes, James ligertwood, George Rosie - all 2 shares.

Masters:
1858-61: R. Milne
1862-65: G. MacBain
1866-70: G. Donald

Owners:
1858-70: Anderson & Co.

Voyages:
1858-61: Shields - Med.
1862-65: Lodnon - Med.
1866-70: Aberdeen - Baltic

Notes: Lloyds Classification 7A1, part iron bolts, damage repairs 1861. !871 - not in Lloyds Register.

Aberdeen Journal, 23rd September 1857:
Launched by Mrs James Hall. 'To be commanded by Captain Milne, formerly of the 'Belina' a vessel belonging to the same owners. The 'Artisan' is intended for the Baltic and coasting trade.'

1862: Master - McBain; Owner/Agent - W. Ligertwood & Co.
1863-63 Master given as William McBain and Donald in 1870.
Last entry in Lloyd's Register of Shipping 1870.

Dundee Courier, 1/11/1867:
ARTISAN, brig, of Aberdeen for London, spoken off Coquet Island.

Standard (London), 3/12/1867:
Southend, 30 Dec - ARTISAN, brig, from Aberdeen, is ashore on the lower part of the north sound.

Dundee Courier, 31/8/1869:
Off Dungeness, 24 Aug. - ARTISAN, brig, of Aberdeen, master Sheriff, from Shields to Gibraltar.

Dundee Courier, 5/8/1870:
Off Plymouth, 1 Aug. - brig ARTISAN, from Pomeron (Portugal) for Newcastle.
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co.
Dimensions
length 100' x breadth 22'2" x depth 12'6"
tonnage 169 tons

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