ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
PRINCE ALFRED
Construction
WOOD
Type
BARQUE
Date
1862
Official Number
44431
Description
Rig: BARQUE
Registered on 13 February 1862

Description:
1 deck and a break poop, 3 masts, barque rigged, eliptical stern, demi male figurehead (altered to shield 1867).
(Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

Builder's List:
Owners J. T. Rennie 52/64 and others; Voyages - Natal.
May 1878 sold to Norwegian owners.

Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives):
Registered 13/02/1862.
Original Owners: John Thomson Rennie, Ship Agent (52/64); James Wyllie, Bookseller (8/64); John Forbes White, Grain Mechant (4/64) [all Aberdeen].
20/01/1875: James Sim, Master, Prince Alfred empowered to sell the vessel at any port out of the UK for sum not less than £2500 within 18 months.

Lloyd's Register of Shipping:
1863-64, 1865-66: Owner J. T. Rennie; Master A. Airth; Destined Voyage Aberdeen - Natal.
1869-70, 1873-74: Master J. Sim; Destined Voyage London - Natal.
1877-78: Master T. Dormant.
1880-81: No reference.

Aberdeen Journal, 19/07/1865:
PRINCE ALFRED, barque, Captain Airth, arrived St. Katherine's Dock, London, 12 July, 59 days passage from Algoa Bay [Port Elizabeth].

Glasgow Herald, 11/04/1868:
Deal, April 10th - passed in tow, Cape of Good Hope to London, barque PRINCE ALFRED.
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE
Owner
J T Rennie
Dimensions
length 130 5/6' x breadth 23 5/6' x depth 13'
gross tonnage: 258 tons

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