ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
AGNES ROSE
Construction
WOOD
Type
SHIP
Date
1867
Official Number
56602
Description
Date of Build/Launch: March 1867
Owners: Rose & Co., Aberdeen; Manager: William Rose

Subsequent Names: REGULUS (1880)

McGregor, 'Merchant Sailing Ships 1850-75':
Many of Duthie's wooden ships 1860s were in the 950-1150 tons range, such as AGNES ROSE. These were lofty ships, setting skysails on each mast above single topgallant and double topsails.

Aberdeen Register of Ships (Aberdeen City Archives):
Registered Aberdeen 13 April 1867.
2 decks with poop and top gallant forecastle; 3 masts; demi female figurehead.
Original Owners: William Rose, James Rose, Alexander Rose, Charles Rose, all Aberdeen, shipowners (64 shares joint owners).
2 June 1879: On death of Charles Rose, 64 shares jointly to the remaining 3 Roses.
31 October 1879: Vessel sold to Norwegians.

Lloyd's Register: of Shipping
1868-69, 1870-71: Destined voyage Australia; Master W. Purves.
1877-78, 1878-79: Master D. Moir.
1880-81: Now named REGULUS; Owner H. Larsen; Port belonging to Krajerd (Norway); Master Chrst' Phran.
1884-85: Master C. F. Paulsen
1887-88: Owner A. Larsen; Master Lowe.
1888-89: No reference.

Sailed for Australia
Master: Capt. W. Purves

Sydney Empire, 01/07/1869:
Ship AGNES ROSE, London for Syndey, passed Cape Otway [near Geelong, Victoria].

Sydney Empire, 05/05/1871:
AGNES ROSE, ship, 991 tons, Captain Purves, entered outwards for London.

Sydney Morning Herald, 21/12/1874:
AGNES ROSE, ship, Captain Moir, arrived 30 November, from Dartmouth 96 days.

Sydney Morning Herald, 20/10/1876:
September 30 - AGNES ROSE, ship, Captain Moore, arrived, from Start Point [Dartmouth] 87 days.

Sydney Morning Herald, 30/11/1867:
AGNES ROSE, Captain Purves, cleared out for London. Passengers Mr. Bourne and 3 in steerage. Cargo - 2658 bales wool; 4736 hides; 128 pigs; 1008 plates; 564 pieces and 3079 ingots copper; 61 pigs lead; 100 bags shank bones; 10 tons hoofs; 4 hogsheads; neatsfoot oil; 8 packages tongues.

Glasgow Herald, 09/09/1875:
AGNES ROSE, ship, of Aberdeen, from London to Sydney, 7th August 22 days out, all well, Latitude 12N, Longditude 26W. [Atlantic off the Gambia].
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE
Shipowner
Rose & Co., Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 203' x breadth 34'6" x depth 21'
tonnage 991 tons

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