ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ABERDEENSHIRE
Construction
WOOD
Type
SNOW
Date
1825
Description
Registered at Aberdeen 18th February 1825.

Owners Robert Catto & William Catto, merchants and James Oswald, Skipper.

Description: 1 deck, 2 masts, snow rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, a woman figurehead.
Subscribing Owners in 1825: Robert Catto, 12 shares; William Catto, 12 shares; Merchants; James Donald, Shipmaster, 8 shares.
Other Owners in 1825: John Catto, 8 shares; George Thomson, 4 shares; William Pirie, 4 shares; William Donald, 4 shares; John Catto Jnr. 4 shares; all merchants. John Ewing, Advocate, 8 shares; all Aberdeen.
Master in 1825 James Oswald
(Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

1839-40: First recorded in Lloyd's Register 1839; Master T. Verrell; Owner J. & T. Wod; Registered in Whitby; Voyage Hartlepool - London.
1841-42: Master Blackburn; Owner J. & T. Wod; Registered Whitby; Voyage Hartlepool - London.
1843-44: Master Harrison; Owner J. & T. Wod; Registered Whitby; Voyage London - St. Petersburg.
1845: No trace in Lloyd's Register.
(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)

Shipbuilder
ADAMSON
Dimensions
length 89' x breadth 25'2" x depth 17'
Registered Tonnage: 240 ton
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