ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
DOUGLAS
Construction
IRON
Type
STEAMER, CARGO
Date
1873
Official Number
65093
Description
Yard Number: 185
Iron screw steamer, schooner rigged.

Registered at Aberdeen 26th April 1873, 2 decks, 2 masts, no figurehead. Engines two vertical direct acing, est. 200 horsepower.

Initial owner John Stewart Lapraik, The Oaks, Acton, Middlesex, merchant.

7th June 1876: 11 shares to Edward Pettit, 24 Rood Lane, City of London, merchant; 6 shares to Jamieson Ellis, 19 Old Broad Street, London, merchant; 6 shares to Robert Ellis Baker, 126 Piccadilly, master mariner; 5 shares jointly to John Renshaw and Woodville McLaren, 4 Fenchurch Street, London, merchants; 3 shares to William Manger, 126 Piccadilly, gentleman; 5 shares to George Harper, Fairfield House, Saxmundham, Suffolk, shipowner. Lapraik now owning 28 shares.

1877-78 Master Burnie.

5th February 1881 registration cancelled. Vessel lost on voyage from Amoy to Foochow, 1880.
Shipowner
D Lapraik & Co., Hong Kong
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 240' 7" x breadth 34' 1" x depth 21'
Gross Tonnage: 1373 ton

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