ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
WUN YO MARU
Type
STEAMER
Date
1870
Description
Yard Number: 169
Launched in February 1870

Description: 1 deck, 2 masts, brig rigged, round stern, iron frame, screw steam ship, length of engine room 18.5ft, 2 engines, direct acting, horizontal, British made 1869.
Subscribing Owner: John Cardno, Couper of Cragiebuckler Aberdeen and of Whampoa, Japan (64 shares).
John Couper empowered Phineas Ryrie, residing in Hong Kong or Edward Carey Smith residing in Shanghai, both merchants, to sell the ship at any port in China or Japan, for a sum no less than £500 within 24 months from 4th march 1870.
Registration cancelled when vessel sold to a new owner in Nagasaki, 8th Nov. 1870.
(Source: Aberdeen Shipping Register (Aberdeen City Archives))
Owner
J C Cooper, Aberdeen
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 126 1/3' x breadth 24 7/12' x depth 10'
Gross Tonnage: 239 ton

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