ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
FLAMINGO
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIGANTINE
Date
1837
Description
Date: 23 March 1837
Registered: 7 April 1837

Construction: Wood, Fir & Cedar added
Type: Brigantine

1 Deck, 2 Masts, Standing Bowsprit, Square Sterned, Carvel Built, no Galleries, Bird Figure Head.

Lloyds Classification A1 and in 1845 this was reduced to AE1 the Second Description of First Class

Owners registered at:
07/04/1837: George Thomson, 32/64 and William Falconer, Master, 32/64, both of Aberdeen
14/01/1850: Then owners Alexander Nicol and Wm Nicol, Merchants, Aberdeen trading in the name of Alexander & Wm Nicol transferred 64/64 shares to James Simpson Jr, Hull

Masters:
1837/1840: William Falconer
1841/1843: William Bridgeford
1844: James B Greig
1845: Robert Kerr
1846: James Middleton / George Martin

Owners:
1837-1850: George Thomson & Co, Aberdeen
1850: James Simpson Jr, Hull

Route:
1839/1840: London / Cuba
1841/1846: Aberdeen

Hull & East Riding Times, 30/01/1852:
to be sold by auction in exchange, Hull, 9 Feb. All that 1/8th part or share in brig Flamingo, of Hull, with her fishing stores. Burthen 185 tons per register. Built Aberdeen 1837 - is well adapted for the Baltic & Greenland trades. Particulars from Mr John Lea Baxter or Mr james Samuel Walker, Hull.
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE
Dimensions
length 76' 0" x breadth 20' 4/10 x depth15' 0"
gross tonnage 185 1695/3500 tons
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