ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
NIGHTINGALE
Construction
Carvel - Wood
Type
BRIG
Date
1855
Official Number
6880
Description
Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives):
Description: 1 deck, 2 masts, brig rigged, round stern, carvel built, no galleries, woman’s bust figurehead.

Subscribing Owners: Charles Wilson, merchant (22 shares), James Fraser, overseer (6 shares), William Mitchell, post master (4 shares), David Mitchell, blacksmith (4 shares), Robert Gray, shipmaster (4 shares); James Leslie, manager (4 shares), Joseph Wood, commission agent (4 shares), James McKenzie, baker (4 shares), William Milne, merchant (4 shares); all Aberdeen. David Millar, farmer, Alford (4 shares), Alexander Davidson, corn merchant, Belhelvie (4 shares).

Lloyd's Register of Shipping:

1856-7: Master - R. Gray; Owner - Willison & Co.; Voyage - Aberdeen to the Baltic.
1858: Not in Lloyd's Register.

Notes: Classification 7A1. Oak, larch & fir. Brig, yellow metal & part felt with iron bolts.
Builder
George P Milne
Dimensions
Length: 109ft
Breadth: 21.9ft
Depth: 12.8ft
Gross tonnage: 329 tons

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