ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ABERDONIAN
Construction
WOOD
Type
SCHOONER
Date
1840
Official Number
5337
Description
Yard Number: 109
SHIP

1 deck, 2 masts, schooner rigged, square stern, carvel built, female figurehead.
Owner: George Leslie, Shipowner, Aberdeen, 32 shares; James Leslie, Shipowner, Aberdeen, 32 shares
(Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

Subscribing Owners 1844: Alexander Nicol and George Munro, merchants Aberdeen carrying on business under the firm of Nicol & Munro (12 shares), William Hogarth, merchant, Aberdeen (12 shares).
Other shareholders: Benjamin Moir, merchant (12 shares), Donald Gordon Stewart, merchant (12 shares), both Aberdeen. James Clark Crispin, merchant, London (12 shares), William Robinson, merchant, London (12 shares)
(Source: Aberdeen Registrar of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

1862: Master - Bruce; Owner/Agent - James Leslie

Purchased by the Aberdeen Steam Navigation Company in January 1844.
Sold to George & James Leslie, Aberdeen in June 1853.
Sold to Daniel Mearns, Aberdeen in February 1871.
Sold to J Archibald, Aberdeen in June 1883.
Broken up, March 1888.

Aberdeen Journal, 20/04/1853:
Schooner ABERDONIAN will leave 21 April at 8p.m. for Hull and will leave Hull on her return for Aberdeen Wednesday 27 April, being last trip of the present vessels in the trade. T. Anderson, Aberdeen Steam Navigation Co.'s office.

Aberdeen Journal, 17/05/1854:
Regular trader to Hull - clipper schooner ABERDONIAN will sail, weather permitting, from Aberdeen Sat. 27 May at 1p.m. and Sat. 10 June at 1p.m., from Hull Sat. 20 May and Sat. 3 June at 6p.m. For freights apply George Leslie, 11 Quay, Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 20/12/1879:
Severest gale for upwards of 20 years Sat. evening... schooner ABERDONIAN, owned by Councillor Mearns, moored Cross Quay. One of her fastenings gave way and ship drifted some distance before she was again got under command.

Glasgow Herald, 01/01/1883:
ABERDONIAN, schooner, from Shields to Aberdeen, has returned to Shields with loss of topmast, yards, rigging, etc.
Owner
Nicol & Munro
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 62 5/12' x breadth 20 1/12' x depth 12'
gross tonnage 145 tons
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