ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
WATER LILY
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIG
Date
1860
Official Number
27579
Description
Rig: BRIG
Date of Build/Launch: August 1860

Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives):
Registered 10/08/1860
1 deck, 2 masts, shield figurehead.
Original Owners: Robert Anderson, Shipowner (52/64), James Leask, Advocate (12/64) [both Aberdeen].
16/05/1861: James Leask 12/64 to Robert Anderson.

Builder's List:
Voyages - Cape of Good Hope.

Lloyd's Register of Shipping:
1861, 1862: No reference.
1863-64, 1865-66, 1868-69, 1869-70: Owner and Master Towers; Port belonging to London; Destined Voyage London - Cape of Good Hope.
1870-71: No reference.

Sold to G Thompson Junior in July 1861, then to John Towers, Chelsea in September 1861.

Glasgow Herald, 23/08/1860:
From Glasgow for Buenos Aires direct - the beautiful new A1 at Lloyds British built and coppered clipper brig WATER LILY, 218 tons register, will be at a loading berth in a few days.

Glasgow Herald, 07/09/1860:
Actively loading at 29 South Side and will be punctually despatched 14th Sept. Master Capt. Daniel.
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE
Owner
R Anderson, Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 109.3' x breadth 23.3' x depth 13.8'
gross tonnage 218 tons

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