ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ARABELLA
Construction
WOOD
Type
SCHOONER
Date
1842
Description
Rig: SCHOONER
Yard Number: 131

Owner: William Panton, Aberdeen
Cost: £1,962

Description: 1 deck, 2 masts, schooner rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, no galleries, a female figurehead.

Subscribing Owners:
William Panton, merchant, Aberdeen (32 shares).
Other shareholders: John Munn, merchant, Harbour Grace, Newfoundland (32 shares).

(Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

1843/44: Owner W. Punton
1843: Master Samuel Wills, Owner Panton, Voyage; Aberdeen-Copenhagen
1845/46/47: Master S. Wills; Port belonging to Newfoundland; Voyage Aberdeen-Copenhagen

Registration cancelled 2nd Nov. 1864. Vessel sailed in 1843 on a voyage from France to Newfoundland and was never after heard of.
(Source: Lloyds Registers)
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 86.2' x breadth 17.9' x depth 12.7'
gross tonnage: 156 tons (old measurement); 171 tons (new measurement)

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