ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
FERRYHILL
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIG
Date
1868
Official Number
60683
Description
Rig: BRIG
Type: Sailing
Date of Build/Launch: May 1868
Owner: John McLauchlan and Co.

Aberdeen Register of Ships (Aberdeen City Archives):
Registered Aberdeen 14/05/1868.
1 deck with a poop deck, 2 masts, brig rigged, eliptical stern, cervel built, no galleries, female figurehead.
Original Owners: John McLauchlan, Shipowner (32 shares); Peter Jamieson, Merchant (24); John Humphrey, Shipbuilder, Richard Connon and Alexander Rhind Dyer, both Shipowners (joint owners of 8 shares) - all of Aberdeen.
04/03/1869: McLauchlan - Peter Jamieson, Manufacturer, Aberdeen - 8 shares.
26/07/1869: McLauchlan 16 shares - Jamieson.
22/02/1871: LcLauchlan 8 shares - Connon and Dyer (held jointly).
09/06/1874: Jamieson 48 shares; Humphrey, Connon and Dyer 8; Connon and Dyer 8 - all to Joseph Thomson, Edinburgh, Master Mariner.
20/06/1874: Thomson 16 shares - James Ross, Inverkeithing, Shipowner.
20/11/1875: Vessel lost or wrecked at Calais.

Lloyd's Register:
1869-70: Owner McLauchlan, Master Anderson. Destined voyage Aberdeen-Baltic.
1873-4: Master Anderson. Destined voyage West Indies.
1874-5 and 1875-6: Master J. Thompson.
Shipbuilder
HUMPHREY
Dimensions
length 121' x breadth 24 1/12' x depth 14'
gross tonnage: 248 ton

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