ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
CHRISTIAN
Construction
WOOD
Type
SCHOONER
Date
1841
Description
Rig: SCHOONER
Carvel type built of Oak and Fir.
Launched 15th July 1841.

Owners: Peter Cumine, merchant, Fraserburgh 12 shares; John Anderson, farmer, Little Meldrum, 12 shares; John Stephen, shipmaster, Fraserburgh 16 shares; Christian Henderson, Fraserburgh, 6 shares; William Young, shipowner, Aberdeen, 8 shares.

Registered out of Fraserburgh as an Aberdeen Coaster.

Builder's List: Contract Price £609

Aberdeen Journal, 18/08/1847:
For Arbroath - to sail on Thursday or Friday first, schooner CHRISTIAN, of Fraserburgh - for freight apply to Captain aboard or James Croal, 51 Broad St.

Aberdeen Journal, 04/02/1857:
At beginning of this week schooner CHRISTIAN, of Fraserburgh, was sold to Mr. P. Beveridge of Aberdeen, late owner of the "WATSON".

Aberdeen Journal, 19/12/1860:
Shares of ships for sale by public roup - 32/64 of schooner CHRISTIAN (of Aberdeen), 77 tons, upset price £150. James & George Collie, Advocates, Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Journal, 18/10/1865:
For sale by public roup within offices of C. & J. H. Chalmers, Advocates, Aberdeen, 23 Oct., schooner CHRISTIAN, of Aberdeen, 77 tons register. Will be seen in Aberdeen Harbour on and after Thurs. 19th and Master on board, Mr. John Black, will give all information. To ensure upset price fixed at £260.



Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 60' x breadth 15' 9" x depth 9' 3"
tonnage 72 tons

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