ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
EFFORT
Construction
WOOD
Type
BRIG
Date
1826
Description
Date of Build/Launch: 1 March 1826
(Aberdeen Register of Shipping 1826, No. 24)

Shipbuilder: Rob & Peter Matheson

1 deck, 2 masts, brigantine rigged, standing bowsprit, square stern, carvel built, no figurehead.

Owners:
Neil Smith Junior, Merchant, 6/64
John Meston, Dyer, 4/64
David Wood*, Shipmaster, 8/64

Other Shareholders in 1826:
Alexander Wilson, 8 shares; George Still, 4 shares; Merchants in Aberdeen. William Maitland, Rope & Sailmaker, 4 shares; George Watt, Blacksmith, 4 shares; Alexander Mackie Snr, Blockmaker, 4 shares; William Spark, Watchmaker, 4 shares; John Forrest, Grocer, 4 shares; Alexander Walker, Ironmonger, 4 shares; John Simpson, Builder, 4 shares; John Smith, Glazier, 4 shares; all Aberdeen. John Smith, Surgeon, Forres, Morayshire, 2 shares.

Master: David Wood*

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

1827: Master D. Wood; Owner Capt & Co.; Voyage Plymouth - Teigmouth
1828: Master D. Wood; Owner Capt & Co.; Voyage London - Tenerife
1830-31: Master J. Collie; Owner Smith & Co.; Voyage Liverpool - Dundalk
1832: Master J. Collie; Owner Smith & Co.; Voyage Greenock - Stettin
1833: Master J. Collie; Owner Smith & Co.; Voyage Belfast - not stated
1839: No trace in Lloyd's Register

(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)



Dimensions
length 69'3" x breadth 25'3" x depth 12'3"
gross tonnage 120 85/94 tons

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