ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BETSY
Construction
WOOD - CARVEL, OAK AND FIR
Type
SHIP
Date
1826
Description
1 deck, 2 masts, hermaphrodite rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, female bust figurehead.

Subscribing Owners:
Leslie Clark, Merchant, 24 shares; George Pirie, Merchant, 4 shares; John Angus, Advocate, 4 shares; all Aberdeen.

Other Shareholders:
David Milne, Merchant, 8 shares; John Gall, Builder, 8 shares; James Copland, Clerk, 8 shares; Arthur Farquhar, Shoemaker, 4 shares; all Aberdeen. James Jenkins, Manager for the Aberdeen & London Shipping Co. in the city of London, 4 shares.

Master in 1827 John Lumsden

(Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

1827/28: Master J. Lumsden; Owner L. Clark; Voyage London Coaster
1830: Master J. Lumsden; Owner L. Clark; Voyage London - Riga
1831/32: Master J. Brunton; Owner L. Clark; Voyage Dublin - not recorded
1833: Master J. Brunton; Owner L. Clark; Voyage Dublin - Smyrna (Izmir) Turkey
1839/41: Master J. Jenkins; Owner P. V. Lamb; now registered in Cork; Voyage London - Sligo.
1843: No trace.

(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)

Sold to Swainston & Cram Liverpool in May 1833.
Sold to P M Lamb and S Green of Youghal in November 1836.
Sold to T Williams, King's Lynn in August 1839.
Sold to William Shipp, King's Lynn in January 1840.
Wrecked in February 1842.
Shipbuilder
RENNIE
Owner
Aberdeen & London Shipping Co.
Dimensions
length 70 1/3' x breadth 20 9/12' x depth 11 9/12'
Registered Tonnage: 128 ton

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