ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
FALCON
Construction
WOOD
Type
SCHOONER
Date
1838
Description
Yard Number: 91

Cost: £990

Rig: SCHOONER

Construction: Wood, 1 Deck, 2 Masts, Standing Bowsprit, Square Sterned, Carvel Built, No Galleries, Falcon Figure Head

Masters:
1839/1850: Peter Gordon
1851/1856: Thomson

Owners:
1838 to February 1847: Alexander Falconer, Logie Buchan, Aberdeenshire
1847/1856: Alexander Falconer & others

Route:
1839/1841: Aberdeen/ London
1843/1847: Aberdeen/Baltic
1848/1853: Sunderland/Aberdeen

Notes:
Lloyds Classification A1
1846 & 1850: Some repairs
1847: Ship lengthened

Aberdeen Journal, 26/10/1853:
Spoke 20th October off Duncansby Head, schooner FALCON, of Newburgh, Spalding Master, 24 days from Archangel, bound for London, all well.
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 59 8/10' x breadth 17 2/10' x depth 10 1/10'
gross tonnage 153 tons

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