ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BANCHORY
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIGANTINE
Date
1825
Description
Yard Number: 44
Date of Build/Launch: March 1825

1 deck, 2 masts, snow rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, no figurehead.
Subscribing Owners in 1825: John Webster, 4 shares; James Nicol, 4 shares; both Advocates; John Morgan, Shipmaster, 8 shares.
Other Owners in 1825: Peter Nicol, Old Aberdeen, 12 shares; Alexander Nicol, Merchant, 16 shares, plus other not named.
Master in 1825 John Morgan
(Source Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

1826: Master J. Morgan; Owner Hill; Voyage London Coasting
1827-28: Master J. Morgan; Owner Hall & Co.; Voyage Cork - Liverpool
1830-32: Master J. Morgan; Owner Hall & Co.; Voyage Leith Coasting
1833-34: Master J. Morgan; Owner Hall & Co.; Voyage London Coasting
1836: Owner Alexander Nicol, merchant, and James Nicol, advocate and Matthew Smith, shipmaster
1839-41: Master Alexander; Owner A. Nicol; Voyage London - Aberdeen
1843-46: Master M. Mouet; Owner A. Nicol; Voyage Aberdeen Coasting
1847: No trace in Lloyd's Register
(Source Lloyd's Register of Shipping)

A refit was completed in September 1838 by A. Hall & Co., which consisted of new topsides, and new decks and covering boards and a billet figurehead.
(Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

Aberdeen Journal, 31/12/1845:
To be sold by public roup (if not previously by private bargain) all & whole the brig BANCHORY, 122 tons register new measurement or 125 o.m. She got new topsails a few years ago and is otherwise in good repair and well found. Is expected to arrive here with coals in a few days. Particulars from A. and N. Nichol, 60 Marischal Street, Aberdeen.
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co.
Dimensions
gross tonnage 129 tons

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