ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ALEXANDER PIRIE
Construction
IRON
Type
STEAM SCHOONER
Date
1873
Official Number
65102
Description
Yard Number: 282
Registered at Aberdeen

Cost £14,170

Description: 1 deck, 2 masts, schooner rigged, round stern, clencher built no galleries or figurehead, iron frame, screw steamer.
Engines: 2 compound inverted direct acting surface condensing, from Gourlay Bros. & Co. Dundee. Diameter of cylinders 28" and 48". Length of stroke 24". 90hp.
Subscribing Owners: Aberdeen Newcastle and Hull Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. of Aberdeen.
Ship altered in 1888 raising tonnage from 415 to 514 tons.
(Source: Aberdeen Shipping Registers (Aberdeen City Archives))

Master D. Kelman

Owners; Aberdeen, Newcastle & Hull Steamship Company Ltd., Aberdeen. James Wood managing owner 1876 - 1884 then William Skirving appointed managing owner (later secretary of the company) 18th August 1884.
Sold 11th December 1905 to William Edward Fordham, of Buckhurst Hill, Essex.
Sold 14th December 1905 to Greek owners.
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 180' x breadth 26' x depth 14'
Gross Tonnage: 514 ton

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