ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ARIEL
Construction
WOOD
Type
SCHOONER
Date
1820
Description
Date of Build/Launch: 1820
Registered 10 April 1820 (Aberdeen Register of Shipping 1820, No. 17)
Re-registered 23 February 1826 (Aberdeen Register of Shipping 1826, No. 19)

Owners:
Robert Catto
George Catto
William Catto
plus 5 others

Subscribing Owners in 1826:
George Thomson, 9 shares; Robert Catto, 9 shares; William Catto, 9 shares; all Merchants in Aberdeen.

Other Shareholders in 1826:
George Pirie, 9 shares; William Pirie, 9 shares; William Johnston, 9 shares; John Catto, 9 shares; James Thomson, 1 share; all Merchants in Aberdeen. Master in 1826 George Raeburn.

Master: George Reburn (sic)

1 deck, 2 masts, square stern, female bust

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

1821: Master J. Brunton; Owner Anderson; Voyage London - Gibraltar
1822: Master A. Anderson; Owner Anderson; Voyage London - Gibraltar
1823-24: Master A. Anderson; Owner Anderson; Voyage Lynn
1825: Master G. Raeburn; Owner Catto; Voyage Leith - Aloa?
1826: Master G. Raeburn; Owner Anderson; Voyage London - Gibraltar
1827-30: Master G. Raeburn; Owner Catto & Co.; Voyage Leith - Aloa
1831: Master W. Phillips; Owner Catto & Co.; Voyage Belfast - London
1832: Master W. Phillips; Owner Catto & Co.; Voyage Greenock - Trieste
1833: No trace in Lloyd's

(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)

Belfast Newsletter, 11/12/1829:
To be sold by public auction 14 December (If not previously by private contract) the A1 schooner ARIEL, of Aberdeen, 101 tons register. Vessel is British built and of strongest materials under particular inspection. Carries large cargo on easy draft of water. Is well found and can be sent to sea without any expense. Inventory and particulars from Thomas E. Folingry, Belfast.
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE
Dimensions
length 62'10" x breadth 19'9" x depth 10'10"
gross tonnage 101 91/94 tons

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