ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
JOHN PIRIE
Construction
WOOD
Type
SCHOONER
Date
1827
Description
Rig: 2-Masted SCHOONER
Yard Number: 53

Owner: Pirie & Co.

1828: Master J. Wilson; Voyage London - Palermo
1830: Master W. Wilson; Voyage London - Canaries
1831/32/33: Voyage London - Vera Cruz
1839/40: Master Martin; No owner given; tonnage given as 120 tons; Voyage London - Australia
1841: Master Martin; No owner given; tonnage given as 120 tons; Voyage London - Australia

Registered in London 1836. Transferred to Port Adelaide 31st July 1844.
First went ashore, but later refloated during severe gales in Rosetta Harbour, Encounter Bay, South Australia 1837. Stranded again at Aldina Bay, South Australia 23rd Sept 1841.

Disappeared September 1850 and remains were found washed ashore that October on the North Eastern end of Prime Seal Island in the Furneaux Group of Islands in Bass Strait. Details from Jack Loney's book Australian Shipwrecks, 1622-1990 Volume 1-5.
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co.
Dimensions
gross tonnage 106 tons

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