ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
JOHN HECTOR
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIG
Date
1840
Description
Date of Build/Launch: April 1840

Brig Registration 6A1. Oak, beech, locust, elm, part iron bolts.

Owner: Cruickshank, Aberdeen

Description: 1 deck, 2 masts, brig rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, mans bust figurehead.

Subscribing Owners 1840:
George Cruickshanks, shipowner (20 shares), James Tulloch, shipmaster (8 shares), John Leslie, shipmaster (8 shares), all Aberdeen.
Other shareholders: John Hector, salmon fisher, Nigg (16 shares), Andrew Edward, farmer, Kirkhill (12 shares).

1840: Voyage Aberdeen - Newcastle
1841: Master J. Leslie
1841-2: Master J. Leslie, Owner Cruickshank, Route; Aberdeen-Newcastle.
1843/44: Voyage Aberdeen - London
1843-45: Master J. Leslie, Owner Cruickshank, Route; Aberdeen-London.
1845: Voyage Aberdeen - London
1846: Described as Aberdeen Coaster
1846: Master J. Leslie, Owner Cruickshank, Route; Aberdeen-Coaster.
1847: New keelson and some repairs.
1847/48: Master J. Henry; Owner Rennie & Co.; Voyage Aberdeen - New York
1849: No voyage given
1850: Registration cancelled in Aberdeen 4th March, now registered in Shields.

(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE
Dimensions
gross tonnage 190 tons N.M.

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