ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BARBARA
Construction
WOOD
Type
HERMAPHRODITE
Date
1829
Description
Rig: HERMAPHRO
Launched in March 1829

Built in 1829 but only recorded in the Shipping Registers on 12/04/1830 .

Built with Birch & Oak and listed in Lloyds in 1840 as a Schooner.

1 Deck, 2 Masts, Hermaphrodite Rigged, Standing Bowsprit, Square Sterned, Carvel British built, no Galleries or Figurehead.

Owners:
Alexander Adam, Shoemaker 10/64, William Rennie, Shipbuilder 10/64 and James Tulloch, Shipmaster 4/64 plus other sundry owners.

Other Shareholders in 1830:
James Hector, Salmon Dealer, 10 shares; William Mathews, Leather Merchant, 4 shares; Charles Robertson, Blacksmith, 4 shares; William Harrow, Flesher, 4 shares; William Bisset, Merchant, 4 shares; all Aberdeen. James Hector Jnr., Hilltown, Raffan, Banffshire, 10 shares; John Hector, Salmon Dealer in Torry, 4 shares.

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

Masters: 1830 James Tulloch; 1835 Charles Robertson; 1839 to 1841 Charles Robertson.

In 1839 owner Riddock; Registered in Alloa in 1840; Route 1839/1841 Aberdeen/Alloa.

Wrecked Dunbar, 06/11/1835:
The BARBARA, registered in Alloa, was wrecked 3 miles East of Dunbar - cargo iron, Capt. Robertson.
(Source: 'Off Scotland' by Ian Whittaker)
Shipbuilder
RENNIE
Owner
Alexander Adam, shoemaker, William Rennie, shipbuilder, and James Tulloch, shipmaster.
Dimensions
length 60' x breadth 18 5/6' x depth 10'
registered tonnage 90 tons

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