ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
WILLIAM
Construction
WOOD
Type
HERMAPHRODITE
Date
1831
Description
Date of Build/Launch: April 1831

1 deck, 2 masts, hermaphrodite rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, no figurehead.
John Leslie Master in 1831.
(Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

Owned in 1836 by Alexander Adam, shoemaker, James Reid, gardener and John Leslie, shipmaster and master of vessel.

Aberdeen Journal, 30/01/1833:
By the brig WILLIAM from Jamaica we have received Kingston papers to 24 November.

1833: Master J. Leslie; Owner Aberdeen?; Voyage Waterford Coasting; Schooner; 2 years old.
1839: Master J. Anderson; Owner A. Adam; Port belonging to Aberdeen, Destined Voyage Aberdeen Coaster.
1841-44: No reference.
1845-46: Master D. Archer, Owner Archer & Co., Port Belonging to Scarborough, Destined Voyage Scarborough Coaster.
1847: Master Smithson.
1850-51: Destined Voyage Scarborough Collier, Owner Archer & Co.
1852-53: No reference.
(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)

Larn, Wreck Register:
WILLIAM, snow rig, stranded Whitby Rocks, 13/09/1851.
Shipbuilder
RENNIE
Owner
Alexander Adam, shoemaker, Alex Sangster, flesher and John Leslie, shipmaster
Dimensions
length 60 3/6' x breadth 19' x depth 10 3/6'
registered tonnage: 92 ton

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