ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BON ACCORD
Construction
WOOD
Type
SLOOP
Date
1768
Description
Owner: John Sangster

1768-1778: Route: Aberdeen to London, Master John Sangster. Dates: 28/8/1769; 15/11/1769; 26/2/1770; 24/4/1770; 1/1/1773 (Source: Lloyd Evening Post) & 7/6/1770; 27/9/1771; 28/8/1773; 13/10/1773; 27/8/1774; 27/5/1778. (Source: Public Advertiser) Other Voyages: Banff to Venice, Master John Sangster. Date: 28/11/1770 (Source: Public Advertiser). London to Southampton to Waterford, Master John Sangster. Dates: 7/8/1778 & 15/10/1778. (Source: General Advertiser and Morning Intelligencer).
1780-1784: Route: Aberdeen to London, Master William Beattie. Dates: 26/6/1780; 29/11/1780; 12/3/1781; 8/5/1781; 1/6/1781; 22/1/1782; 25/2/1782; 6/5/1782; 8/2/1783; 16/3/1783; 2/6/1783; 29/10/1783; 10/12/1783; 6/5/1784; 11/6/1784. (Source: Public Advertiser)
1785-1789: Route: Aberdeen to London, Master A. Blythe. Dates: 9/7/1785; 10/9/1785. (Source, Public Advertiser) & 11/9/1789. (Source, Morning Star) Other voyages: Cadiz to Portsmouth, Master A. Blythe. Date: 1/11/1786. (Source: Public Advertiser) Campuere to London, Master A. Blythe. Date: 31/3/1790. (Source, Public Advertiser) Aberdeen to Riga, Master Stephens. Dates: 29/6/1796 & 5/8/1796. (Source, Lloyd's List)

Oracle and Public Advertiser, 18/4/1797:
"April 11. - The BON ACCORD, of this port, James Durham, master, sailed for London on the 15th alt, and on the 17th was captured off Huntley-foot {possible mis-print of Hartlepool}, by the Vengeur privateer, of 14 guns, and sent for Dunkirk. Mr. Durham was six days on board the privateer, during which time they cruised on the English coast and took two Sunderland brigs.
Dimensions
Gross tonnage: 50 tons.

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