ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
MEDORA
Construction
WOOD
Type
SMACK
Date
1827
Description
Date of Build/Launch: September 1827
Owner: Aberdeen Syndicate

1 deck, 1 mast, smack rigged, running bowsprit, square stern, no galleries or figurehead.

Subscribing Owners:
Walter Ingles, Merchant, 16 shares; John Williamson, Flesher, 4 shares; David Thomson, Shipmaster, 4 shares.

Other Shareholders:
Robert Catto, Merchant, 4 shares; William Pirie, 4 shares; Andrew Anderson, Printer, 4 shares; George Leslie, Shipmaster, 4 shares; John Mathew, Baker, 4 shares; all Aberdeen. Wiliam Bilset, 8 shares; John McKenzie, 8 shares; both Inverness Merchants.

David Thomson - Master 1827

(Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))

1831/32/33: Master Watson; Owner Banffshire C.; Voyage London - Aberdeen.
1839/40/41/43: Master Lawson; Owner Banff & LSC; Registered Banff; Voyage Banff - London.
1844/45: Master Kennedy; Owner McKenzie; Registered Inverness; Voyage Liverpool Coaster.
1846: No voyage given.
1848: Master McKenzie; Described as Aberdeen Coaster.
1849: No voyage given.
No futher mention of vessel after this date.
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE
Dimensions
length 57'4" x breadth 19'6" x depth 10'4"
registered tonnage 89 56/94 tons (yard tonnage); (Lloyd's 1831 - 85 tons)

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