ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ALEXANDER HARVEY
Construction
WOOD
Type
BARQUE
Date
1840
Description
Rig: BARQUE

Registered at Aberdeen 25th March 1840, Master Alexander Alexander.
1 deck, 3 masts, male bust figurehead.

Initial Owner: George Thompson Jnr., shipowner, Aberdeen.
26th March 1840 - 8 shares sold to Alex. Alexander, shipmaster, Aberdeen.
15th January 1847 - Capt. Alexander's 8 shares back to George Thompson Jnr.
4th March 1850 - 8 shares to John Smith, shipmaster, Aberdeen
20th February 1852 - Smith's shares to William McIntosh, seaman, Aberdeen
18th October 1852 - McIntoch's 8 shares to George Thompson Jnr and all of Thompson's 64 shares to Thomas Adam, shipowner, Banff.

Lloyd's Register of Shipping Data:
1850 Owner Thompson, Master J. Smith, new keel 1849. Destined voyage Aberdeen to Adelaide.
1851 - 1852 Master J. Middleton, destined voyage Swansea to America.
1854 - owner T. Adam, master J. Middleton, registered at Banff. Destined voyage Banff to Baltic Sea.
No reference from 1856.

Aberdeen Journal (per 19th Cent. British Library Newspapers):
8 Nov 1840: Sailed St. Jago de Cuba, arrived Swansea 4 Dec; Master Alexander.
16 Feb 1841: At St. Jago de Cuba from Swansea; Master Alexander.
4 Jan 1843: At Swansea from Cuba, 43 days, Master Alexander.
3 Feb 1844: At Cuba from Swansea.
24 Apr 1844: From Swansea to Cuba - put into Mumbles; Master Alexander.
1 June 1844: At Cuba from Swansea.
Shipbuilder
HOOD
Shipowner
Aberdeen White Star Line (George Thompson & Co)
Dimensions
length 93' 11" x breadth 22' 5" x depth 16'
Registered Tonnage: 292ton

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