ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ADMIRAL
Construction
WOOD
Type
CLIPPER
Date
1846
Description
Snow rigged brig.

Registered at Aberdeen 31st March 1846, 1 deck, 2 masts and male figurehead. Master William Young, destined voyage Aberdeen - Riga.

Subscribing owners: James Murray, advocate, Aberdeen (12 shares), William Young, shipmaster, (12 shares), George Davidson, merchant, (8 shares) with nine other owners of 4 or 2 shares totalling 32 shares.
6/4/1847 Arthur Faquharson, Commander RN, 4 shares to James Murray.
21/11/1848 James Garden, advocate, Aberdeen 4 shares to James Murray and James Garden, carrying on business as Murray & Garden, advocates.
27/08/1848 Deceased William Booth 4 shares, 2 to Patrick Booth, minister of Innerleithan and 2 to Alexander Booth, sometime sharebroker, Aberdeen, non-resident of London.
27/05/1853 Patrick Pirie, manufacturer, Aberdeen, 2 shares to William Emslie, merchant, Aberdeen.
15/08/1853 James Cuming master

6th December 1853 on voyage Aberdeen to Sunderland with pit props, master listed as W. Young, driven ashore at Marsden rocks, Sunderland in fog and wind conditions NW3. Her hull broke up and her cargo, which was uninsured, was strewn along the coast. Estimated loss of the vessel £2000, which was also uninsured.

02/01/1854 Registry cancelled.



Shipbuilder
HOOD
Owner
J Murray, Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 99' 3" x breadth 20' 9" x 13' 7"
Registered Tonnage: 243 tons

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