ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ADELAIDE
Type
SCHOONER (LATER HERMAPHRODITE)
Date
1830
Description
Date of Build/Launch: August 1830
Registered Aberdeen

1 deck, 2 masts, hermaphrodite rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, no gallery, woman's bust figurehead.

Subscribing Owners in 1830:
Charles Runcy, Merchant, 8 shares; Robert Levie, Shoemaker, 2 shares; Henry Robinson Levay, Shipmaster, 16 shares; all Aberdeen.

Other Shareholders:
William Crabb, Baker, 4 shares; William Spark, Flesher, 4 shares; Andrew Levie, Clerk, 4 shares; William Maitland, Merchant, 4 shares; Alexander Mortimer, Baker, 4 shares; William Martin, Shipbuilder, 2 shares; James Greig, Shipbuilder, 2 shares; William Levie, Shoemaker, 2 shares; all Aberdeen. James Levie, Merchant, 2 shares; Alexander Farquhar, Merchant, 2 shares; both Peterhead. William Fraser, Banker, Fraserburgh, 4 shares; Jacob Huxdale, Coal Fitter, Sunderland, 4 shares.

Master in 1830 Henry Robinson Levay

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

1831: Master H. Levoy (Levay)?; Owner Runsey (Runcy)?
1832: Owned by H. Levoy; Voyage London-Riga
1834: Owned by George Cruickshank, Merchant.
1835: Sold to Banff
1839: Master J. Begg; Owner M. Gafney; Registered Port M'Lerhd?; Voyage - Whn. Coast (Whitehaven)?
1840: As 1839
1841: As 1839
1843: As 1839

No mention in Lloyd's Register after 1844.

Shipbuilder
GEORGE LEVIE
Shipowner
Charles Runcy, merchant Robert Levie, shoemaker and Henry R Levay (?) shipmaster
Dimensions
length 64.6' x breadth 19.6' x depth 11.2'
gross tonnage 103 tons

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