ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
THE BRUCE
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIGANTINE
Date
1820
Description
Rig: BRIGANTINE
Yard Number: 29

Owner: Adam Forbes, Merchant, Aberdeen

Cost: £2,400

1821: Master A. Grey; Voyage Liverpool - Havana
1822: Master A. Greeg (Greig?); Voyages Liverpool - Jamaica, Liverpool - Valparaiso
1823/24: Master A. Greeg (Greig?); Voyage Liverpool - Valparaiso
1825: Master A. Gregg
1826: Master Greig; Owner Greig

'Shipwreck Index of the British Isles' Vol. 2
Reg B.G. - Section 7
Bruce 29/05/1826
Thames, Long Sand 51.40N. 01.29E
Voyage - Brazil - Hamburg - sailing vessel (unspecified)
Construction - wood - cargo - tobacco leaf, cotton (raw) - Captain Greig.
Margate - 31st May THE BRUCE, Grieg, was totally wrecked on the Long Sand 29th inst. The crew, some bales of cotton and part of the materials saved. 1st June - a few packages of tobacco and some more cotton have been brought in here from the wreck of THE BRUCE.
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 90'9" x breadth 23'0" x depth 15'6"
gross tonnage 240 tons
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