ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
NEREID
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIG
Date
1860
Official Number
27578
Description
Launched in July 1860

Registered at Aberdeen 28th July 1860; 1 deck, 2 masts, brig rig. Figurehead full length female.

Owners:
Initial owner George Leslie
13th January 1862 - as a result of the death of George Leslie (12th August 1861) his executors became joint-owners; George Jamison, jeweller; Francis Smith, accountant; James Leslie, shipowner; George HiltonPaterson, shipowner; John Robertson, advocate.
23rd December 1864 - as result of death of James Leslie 9th August 1864 his share transferred to George Leslie, Aberdeen.
26th July 1867 George Leslie now own 60 shares, Francis Smith owns 4 shares.
5th April 1889 owner George Milne.
17th January 1890 vessel listed as missing.

Masters:
1861-62 A. Paterson, destined voyage Aberdeen - Archangel
1865-66 & 1869-70 A. Mackie, destined voyage Aberdeen - Baltic
1876-77 J. Watt
1879-83 W. Wilson
1886-87 Adam
188-1891 T. Smith

Aberdeen Journal, 22/05/1861:
Lowestoft, 15 May - NEREID, brig of Aberdeen, in ballast, grounded upon the Holm Sound about 6p.m., got off about 7p.m. without assistance, proceeded.

Dundee Courier, 20/07/1865:
NEREID, brig, of Aberdeen, Mackie, Sunderland for Galataz [R. Danube, Rumania], spoken near Pantallaria [Sicily].

Dundee Courier, 14/06/1866:
NEREID, brig, of Aberdeen, Mackie, from Porto Rico to Falmouth, 45N, 9W [off Cape Finisterre].

Standard (London), 27/02/1869:
Dover, 25 Feb - arrived TEMPERANCE STAR with damage to bowsprit, bow and spars, having been run into previous night while at anchor at Dungeness by NEREID, brig, of Aberdeen.

Daily News, 09/11/1869:
NEREID, brig, from Aberdeen, spoken 9 Oct. 2N, 28W [Mid Atlantic between Brazil and West Africa].

Dundee Courier, 11/03/1870:
Dungeness, 8 March - NEREID, brig, of Aberdeen, passed.
Shipbuilder
Walter Hood and Co
Owner
Milne & Co., Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 102' x breadth 22' x depth 14'
gross tonnage: 191 ton

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