ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ACORN
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIG
Date
1819
Description
Date of Build/Launch: 7 June 1819
Rig: SNOW

Description: 1 flush deck, 2 masts, snow brig rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, no figurehead.
In 1824 Subscribing Owners were David Copland, Merchant, 32 shares; George Rennie*, Shipmaster, 16 shares.
Other Owners: William Barfoot Jnr, Shipowner in Wimborne, Dorset 16 shares; George Rennie*, Master in 1824.
(Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

1822-24: Master G. Rennie; Owner Capt. & Co.; Voyage Leith Coasting
1825-27: Master G. Rennie; Owner Copland; Voyage Poole Coasting
1828-30: Master G. Rennie; Owner Capt. & Co.; Voyage Leith Coasting
1831: No record
1832-33: Master C. Essen; Owner Copland; Voyage Leith - Newcastle
(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)

Wrecked: ACORN foundered off Great Yarmouth, 1835.
Dimensions
length 69.2' x breadth 21.2' x depth 12.4'
gross tonnage 129 tons

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