ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BLUCHER
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIGANTINE
Date
1814
Description
Rig: BRIGANTINE
Registered: Aberdeen

1815/16: Master A. Kean; Owner A. Wilson; London Coaster
1818: Voyage - Yarmouth Straits
1819/20: Owner A. Kean & Co.; Voyage Leith - London
1821: Voyage London - Oporto
1822: Voyage Hull - St. Petersburg
1823: Master Ward; Owner Ward & Co.; Voyage London - Oporto
1823: Master W. Postle; Voyage London - Haiti
1824: Master W. Postle; Owner J. C. White; Voyage Liverpool - Haiti
1825: Voyage London - Haiti
1826: Master Foster; Voyage London - South Dominica
1827/28/30: Against Voyage - Cowes
1831/32: Against Voyage - Cowes
1839: Master T. Clark; Owner J. Frost; Registered London; Voyage Scarborough - Alloa; Lengthened in 1839; New figure for tonnage - 125
1840: London Collier
1841: Owner J. Hannen; Voyage London - Cadiz
1843: Owner Clarke & Co.; Voyage London - Charente (France)
No further information.

Caledonian Mercury, 26/8/1819:
Brig BLUCHER, from Aberdeen for Montreal, spoken 4th Aug. Lat 49.30N, Long. 40W (off Newfoundland)

Aberdeen Journal, 1/11/1820:
For public group 17 Nov. at New Inn, Aberdeen, shares of vessels belonging to sequested estate of Messrs. Saunders & Mellis, merchants, Aberdeen, 1/16 of brig BLUCHER, 124 tons, upset price £50.

Bury & Norwich Post, 15/2/1843:
Brig BLUCHER, of and for London in ballast, was wrecked Saturday morning on some rocks near Morpeth and 3 of the crew were drowned.

Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping (note gap in Registers 1833-1838)
Shipbuilder
STEPHEN
Dimensions
length 69 1/12' x breadth 21 1/12' x depth 11 3/12'
Registered Tonnage: 124 ton

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