ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BROMBY
Construction
WOOD
Type
SMACK
Date
1815
Description
Registered: 25 October 1815 (No. 51 in 1815 Aberdeen Register of Shipping)
Cancelled in 1836.

Description: 1 deck, 1 mast, smack rigged, running bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, no figurehead.

Owners:
Wm Thomson, Merchant
John Gibbon, Merchant
Andrew Simpson, Merchant
plus George Lyall, George Henry, John Johnston Junior, Merchants
All of the above were Trustees of the Aberdeen & Hull Shipping Co.

Master in 1825 Charles Middleton.

(Source: 1825 Aberdeen Register of Shipping Vol. 141 (Aberdeen City Archives))

1818/19/20: Sloop; Master W. Colley; Owner Hull Shipping Co.; Voyage Yarmouth - Hull.
1821/22: Sloop; Master W. Colley; Owner Hull Shipping Co.; Voyage Yarmouth - Hull.
1823/24: Smack; Master Middleton; Owner Aberdeen Shipping Co.; Hull Coaster
1825/26/27: Smack; Master Middleton; Owner Aberdeen Shipping Co.; Hull Coaster
1828: Smack; Master Middleton; Owner Aberdeen Shipping Co.; Hull Coaster
1830: No information.
1831: Lloyd's lists vessel as 'BROMLEY' but tonnage, age and place of build are the same as 'BROMBY'. Assume BROMLEY is either an error or a change of name.
1831: Master J. Robb; Owner Aberdeen & Hull Shipping Co.; Voyage Hull - Aberdeen; registered as Second Class Ship.
1832: Continues as BROMLEY.
1839: Continues as BROMLEY; Master T. Smith; Owner Hull Shipping Co.; Voyage Aberdeen - Hull.
1839: Change of Master - R. Lees; Change of Owner - R. Lees; Registered Kirkwall; Voyage Aberdeen - Newcastle.
1841: Back to BROMBY; Owner R. Lees; Master R. Lees; Voyage Aberdeen - Newcastle.
09/11/1842: Wrecked near Breckness or Warebeth near Hoy Sound, on voyage to Kirkwall. Lat 5858.00 Long 0321.50

(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)
Dimensions
length 59'9" x breadth 19'4" x depth 10'4"
gross tonnage 92 70/94 tons

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