ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ZEALOUS
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIG (SNOW)
Date
1825
Description
Date of Build/Launch: June 1825

Description: 1 deck, 2 masts, snow rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, British Carvel Construction, no figurehead.
Subscribing Owners: Robert Matheson, Shipmaster 16/64*; Alex. Mortimer, Baker 12/64; William Levie, Shoemaker 2/64.
Plus 9 other shareholders: William Duncan, 8 shares; James Temple, 8 shares; William Maitland, 4 shares; Robert Maitland, 4 shares; Robert Rigg, 2 shares; Patrick White, 2 shares; Robert Levie, Shoemaker, 2 shares; all Aberdeen. John Lindsay, Millar, Buxburn Mills.
Master: Robert Matheson*
(Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping 1825, No. 59 (Aberdeen Ciry Archives))

1826: Master Matheson; Owner Capt & Co.; Voyage London Coasting
1827: Master Matheson; Owner Mortimer; Voyage London Coasting; Described as a Snow
1828: Master R. Ellison; Owner Mortimer; Voyage Dublin Coasting
1830: Master R. Ellison (with the name J. McLean under Ellison); Owner Mortimer; Voyage Dublin Coasting
1831: No trace in Lloyd's Register
(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)
Shipbuilder
GEORGE LEVIE
Dimensions
length 63' x breadth 19'7 1/2" x depth 11' 2"
gross tonnage 100 tons

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