ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ALBUERA
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIGANTINE
Date
1826
Description
Date of Launch: 17 February 1826
Registered: 20 February 1826

Rig: BRIGANTINE (Snow)

1 deck, 2 masts, brigantine rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, two galeries, male bust figurehead.

Owners:
John Lumsden, Merchant, 4/64
Wm. Hogarth, Merchant, 16/64
Charles Borthwick*, 16/64

Plus six other owners (1826):
George Forbes, 12 shares; Alexander Gibbon, 4 shares; James Brebner, 4 shares; Alexander Bell, 4 shares; all merchants. James Blaikie, Advocate, 12 shares; Thomas Blaikie, Plumber, 4 shares, all Aberdeen.

Master: Charles Borthwick* (1826)

(Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping 1826, No. 17 (Aberdeen City Archives))

1827: Master Borthwick; Owner Hornsby; Voyage London - Naples
1828: Master Borthwick; Owner Hornsby; Voyage London - Straits
1830: No trace in Lloyd's Register

(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)

Vessel totally lost 3 February 1830

Shipbuilder
NICOL REID
Dimensions
length 71' 5" x breadth 21' x depth 12' 9"
Registered Tonnage: 138 ton

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