ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BETSY
Construction
WOOD
Type
SCHOONER
Date
1841
Description
Rig: SCHOONER
Date of launch: April 1841

Description: one deck, two masts, schooner rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, no galleries, no figurehead.

Subscribing owners: Alexander Davidson, shipmaster, 28 shares; David Talbot, shipmaster, 8 shares (both Aberdeen). Robert Alexander, teacher, Old Aberdeen, 4 shares. Other shareholders: William Talbot, shipmaster, Aberdeen, 8 shares; James Davidson, ship agent, Hull, York, 16 shares.

Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives)
Shipbuilder
NICOL REID
Dimensions
16 x length 58 1/6' x breadth 16' x depth 9 1/3'
Registered Tonnage: 69 ton

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