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The Brig 'Manly'  The Brig 'Manly'

Name
MANLY
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIGANTINE
Date
1826
Description
Date of Build/Launch: June 1826

1 deck, 2 masts, brigantine rigged, standing bowsprit, carvel built, square stern, no figurehead.

Subscribing Owners in 1826:
Neil Smith Jnr, Merchant, 8 shares; Robert Mitchell, Shipowner, 4 shares; John Meston, Dyer, 4 shares; all Aberdeen.

Other Shareholders:
Neil Smith Snr, Merchant, 8 shares; William Pirie, Merchant, 4 shares; Alexander Wilson, Shipowner, 8 shares; George Williamson, Flesher, 4 shares; John Forrest, Grocer, 4 shares; William Fiddes, Manufacturer, 4 shares; Alexander Cowie, Brewer, 4 shares; John Mathew, Baker, 2 shares; Andrew Philip, Cabinetmaker, 2 shares; John Parker, Shipmaster, 4 shares; Nathan Bunting, Glass Manufacturer, 4 shares; all Aberdeen.

(Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

Owned in 1836 by Neil Smith Junior, merchant, Alexander Wilson, shipowner and Alex Cowie, brewer.

1827: Master C. Kenn; Owner N. Smith; Voyage London - not recorded
1828: Master C. Kenn; Owner N. Smith; Voyage London - Carthagena
1830: Master C. Kenn; Owner N. Smith; Voyage Dublin - not recorded
1831: Master J. Clark; Owner N. Smith & Sons; Voyage London - Riga
1832: Master J. Clark; Owner N. Smith & Sons; Voyage London - Tenerife
1833: Master D. Benzie; Owner N. Smith & Sons; Voyage Leith - not recorded
1839: Master D. Benzie; Owner N. Smith & Sons; Voyage Aberdeen - Sunderland
1840: No trace in Lloyd's.

(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)

Vessel broken up and sold 14 November 1839.
Shipbuilder
ROBERT & PETER MATHIESON
Dimensions
length 68'9" x breadth 21' x depth 12'
gross tonnage 126 tons

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