ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
WESTERN ISLES
Construction
WOOD
Type
SCHOONER
Date
1840
Description
Yard Number: 114
Rig: SCHOONER

Launched 4th September 1840
Registered at Inverness, destined voyage Aberdeen to Newcastle
Shareholders Hugh McKaskal, Tallisker 32 shares, John McDonald, shipmaster & John McKinnon, book-keeper, 16 shares each. All resided at Brachadale, Isle of Skye, cost £720. Shipmaster McDonald.

1844: Destination Liverpool
1846: Master McKenzie
1847: Described as Aberdeen coaster

Liverpool Mercury, 12/10/1847:
On Thursday morning, the schooner WESTERN ISLES, Duncan Mackenzie Master, of Inverness, from Liverpool with a general cargo, got ashore at Maughold Head, Isle of Man. One of the crew lost.
[Lloyd's Register last entry 1847].
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co.
Dimensions
91 tons

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