ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ANEMONE
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIG
Date
1840
Description
Rig: BRIG
Brig - 205 tons - 1840 Registration 6A1. Oak, larch, elm part iron bolts, felt and copper.

Description: 1 deck, 2 masts, brig rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, imitation galleries, a female bust figurehead.

Registered at Aberdeen 7th May 1840; Destined voyage Liverpool.

Initial owners George Thompson Jr., shipowner, Aberdeen (40 shares); John Walker, shipmaster (16 shares), Alexander Wales, sail maker, Aberdeen (8 shares).
6th October 1849 George Thompson sold 24 shares to John Walker, ship master and 16 shares to Alexander Hales Walker, 4 St. Clements Street, Aberdeen.

Masters:
1840-50: John Walker

Owners:
1840-49: G. Thomspon
1850: No owner named

Route:
1840-41: Aberdeen-Valpariso
1843-44: Aberdeen-Port Phillip Heads (Victoria, Aus)
1845-46: Liverpool-No Voyage
1847-48: Aberdeen-No Voyage
1849: Aberdeen-Demerara (Guyana)
1850: No Voyage

Notes:
1842: Felt and copper and iron bolts added.
1845: Felt and yellow metal and iron bolts over part.
1848: Some repairs.

28th November 1851 - register cancelled, the vessel being condemned and sold at Callao, Peru, by public auction per letter of 3rd September 1851.

(Source: Lloyds Register)

Standard, 31/7/1849:
June 26. Brig ANEMONE, from Buenos Ayres to the channel for orders, put into Pernambuco [Recife, Brazil], with the loss of foretopmast.
Shipbuilder
HOOD
Shipowner
Aberdeen White Star Line (George Thompson & Co)
Dimensions
length 85' 7" x breadth 20' 5" x depth 14' 5"
Registered Tonnage: 199ton

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