ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
LATONA
Construction
WOOD
Type
WHALER
Date
1819
Description
Description: 1 deck, 2 masts, brigantine rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, woman's bust figurehead.
Master in 1824 John Thomson.
Subscribing Owners in 1824: Alexander Gibbon, 12 shares; James Gibbon, 8 shares; William Pirie, 4 shares; all Merchants, Aberdeen.
Other Owners in 1824: Alexander Pirie, 4 shares; Patrick Pirie, 4 shares; John Smith, 8 shares; George Storey, 4 shares; all Merchants. James Grant, Advocate, 4 shares; William Stephen, Shipbuilder, 4 shares; William Lawrie, Clerk, 4 shares; William Forsyth, Druggist, 4 shares; David Scott, Capt Royal Navy 4 shares; all Aberdeen.
(Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

1819-20: Master G. Phelps; Owner Gibbon; Voyage Aberdeen - Belfast
1820-23: Master W. Cormick; Owner Gibbon; Voyage Aberdeen - Plymouth
1823-24: Master A. Morrison; Owner Gibbon; Voyage Liverpool - Riga
1824-25: Master J. Thompson; Owner Gibbon; Voyage Liverpool - Quebec
1825-26: Master J. Thompson; Owner Gibbon; Voyage Hull - Falmouth
1827-31: Master J. Thompson; Owner Gibbon; Voyage Leith - South Shields
1832-33: Master J. Smith; Owner Smith & Co.; Voyage Leith - Arkangel
No reference in Lloyd's Register after 1838.
(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)

Shipbuilder
STEPHEN
Dimensions
length 84 9/12' x breadth 24 11/12' x depth 15 9/12'
Registered Tonnage: 220 ton

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