ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
WHITE MOUSE
Construction
WOOD
Type
SCHOONER
Date
1845
Description
Rig: SCHOONER
Yard Number: 152

Owner: Morice & Co. (later spelt Morris)
In 1862 owned by F. Bruford of Bristol

1846-1856: Registered at Dartmouth
1846-1852: Master was Ditchen; Destined voyage each year Aberdeen-Seville
1853-1856: Master Ditchen; Destined voyage each year Dartmouth-Labrador
1858-1862: Registered at Bristol
1858: Master Gotterall; Destined voyage Bristol-Mediterranean
1859-61: Master Hitchen; Destined voyage London to Lisbon
1862: Master J. Thomas; Destined voyage Bristol to S. Africa
(1862 is the last entry in Lloyd's Registers for this vessel)

The under-noted information has been extracted from the Aberdeen Reigster of Shipping and Lloyd's Register of Shipping:
Original Cost: £1,450
Type: Schooner of wood and sheathed with yellow metal.
Registered: Dartmouth until 1857, then Bristol from 1858 to 1862.

Ownership
1845/1852: Morice or Morris & Co.
1853/1857: Ditchen & Co.
1858/1862: Reverts to Morrice & Co.
1862: F. Burford

Masters
1846/1857: W. Ditchen
1858: Gotteral
1859/61: Hitchin
1862: J. Thomas

Route
1846/1852: Aberdeen/Seville
1853/1857: Dartmouth/Labrador
1858: Bristol/Mediterranean
1859/1861: London/Lisbon
1862: Bristol/Africa
1863: No longer listed in Lloyd's Register

Lloyds Register, 1862:
Port of register, Bristol, destined voyage Bristol-Africa.

Liverpool Mercury, 12/2/1863:
West Coast of Africa, Fernando of Spanish Guinea - schooner White Mouse has been condemned, having been ashore near Balawga.
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co.
Dimensions
length 79'8" x breadth 16'6" x depth 9'8"
gross tonnage 72 tons

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