ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
EARL OF ERROL
Construction
WOOD
Type
SLOOP
Date
1769
Description
Construction: Wood, Single deck
Owner: Andrew Durno.

1771-1782: Voyages from Aberdeen to London; Master - Andrew Durno.
(Sources: Public Advertiser 14/9/1771, 25/12/1771, 23/4/1772, 26/6/1772, 20/8/1772, 23/12/1772, 18/9/1773, 31/12/1773, 10/101774, 5/6/1775, 24/8/1776, 8/10/1776, 9/11/1780, 1/2/1781, 21/6/1782 & 27/11/1782)
1776-1783: Voyages from Aberdeen and Inverness to London; Master - Ebenezer Bonner.
(Sources: Public Advertiser 30/12/1776, 29/7/1777, 7/10/1777, 6/4/1778, 4/6/1778 & 15/4/1783)
1777: Voyages from Fort George, Inverness to Portsmouth as a troopship carrying the 26th and 28th regiments.
(Source: St. James' Chronicle, 25/3/1777 & 17/6/1777)
1780: Voyage from London to Leith, carrying cannon for a new battery there; Master - Durno.
(Source: St. James' Chronicle, 29/7/1780)
1782: Voyage from Leith to Shetland, as troopship carrying the North Fencibles Regiment to garrison Fort Charlotte; Master - Durno.
(Source: London Chronicle, 8/10/1782)
1783-1786: Voyages from London to Various Spanish ports; Master - Andrew Durno.
(Sources: Public Advertiser 19/11/1783 [Gibraltar], Whitehall Evening Post 23/9/1784 [Corunna], Public Advertiser 8/11/1784 [Gibraltar], 31/3/1785 [Seville], 18/4/1785 [Bilbao], 5/12/1785 [Cadiz] & 18/2/1786 [Seville to Bristol]

Note:
1778: Lloyds Classification A1
1781/1784: Lloyds Classification Second Class
1882: Large Repairs

Public Advertiser, 26/3/1777:
On Saturday morning, about 8 o'clock, one of the soldiers, William Stanley, and Englishman, jumped overboard in the bay and perished.
Dimensions
tonnage 60 tons

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