ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
JOHN GEORGE
Construction
WOOD
Type
SHIP
Date
1862
Description
Rig: BRIG
Date of Build/Launch: March 1862
Owner: John McLauchlan

Lloyd's 7 A1 Years
Description: 1 deck, 2 masts, brig rigged, round stern, carvel built, male figurehead.
Owner: John McLauchlan, Shipowner, Aberdeen, 64 shares.
Vessel lost 8 February 1863 in the Bristol Channel.
(Source Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

1862: Master R. Stephen; Owner J. McLauchlan; Voyagae Aberdeen - Baltic
1863: No trace in Lloyds's
(Source Lloyd's Regiser of Shipping)

Aberdeen Journal, 11/02/1863:
Brig JOHN GEORGE, of Aberdeen, owned by Mr. McLachlan, sank in Bristol Channel after collision with a barque. Crew were saved. She was bound Cardiff - London with cargo of iron and is believed to be insured.
Shipbuilder
David Burns, Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 93' x breadth 22.4' x depth 11.9'
gross tonnage 142 tons

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