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    SCHOONER ‘ALBERTA’ OF ST. DOGMAELS

    by  • June 10, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The ‘Alberta‘ was a St. Dogmaels Schooner of 90 tons, built in 1861 at Aberystwyth. The vessel was owned by the Stevens family of Llechryd and was originally used for transporting slate. In 1868 Captain Thomas Owens was the master of the vessel, later succeeded by Captain William Finch of St. Dogmaels. On 7 November...

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    SMACK ‘AID’ OF CARDIGAN

    by  • June 10, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

      The ‘Aid’ was a Cardigan Smack of 36 tons, built in 1829 at Cardigan. In 1829-51 Captain Daniel Jenkins was the master, sailing to ports such as Kidwelly with slates and returning with coal. Other ports she called at included Llanelli, Pembroke Dock, Hook, and Milford. On 19 July 1851 the ‘Aid‘ was...

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    SCHOONER/BRIGANTINE ‘AGENORIA’ OF ST. DOGMAELS

    by  • June 10, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

      The ‘Agenoria‘ was a St. Dogmaels owned Schooner of 117 tons, built in 1834 at Newport by John Harvard. In 1834-46 Captain William Evans of Ty’r Major, Newport, Pembrokeshire, was the master of the vessel. In April 1834 the ‘Agenoria‘ was in Newport, Monmouthshire. In June 1836 she was in Cardiff. In April 1837...

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    SLOOP ‘AERON’ OF CARDIGAN

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      The ‘Aeron’ was a Cardigan Sloop of 65 tons, built in 1814 at Llanddewi Aberarth. In 1824-26 Captain Thomas Thomas was the master. In March 1824 he sailed from Pembrey to Waterford, and in May that year he sailed the ‘Aeron‘ from Swansea to Beaumaris.In 1835-37 Captain William Davies was the master of...

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    SLOOP ‘ADEONA’ OF ST. DOGMAELS

    by  • June 8, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

      The ‘Adeona‘ was a St. Dogmaels owned Sloop of 76 tons, built in 1802 at Cardigan. In 1804 Captain Lloyd may have been the vessel’s master. In early February 1804 he sailed from Cardigan to Dublin. In late March 1804 he sailed from Llanelli to Cardigan with a cargo of iron. In late...

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    THE SNOW (SHIP) ‘ACTIVE’ OF CARDIGAN

    by  • June 8, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

      The ‘Active‘ of Cardigan was a Snow of 142 tons. She was acquired by the Davies family in 1809 in Cardigan. Captain John Davies of Bridge House, Bridge Street, Cardigan, was her master. The sailing history of the vessel is confused by other ships of the same name with other Captain Davies’ at...

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    BRIG ‘ACORN’ OF CARDIGAN

    by  • June 8, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The ‘Acorn‘ was a Cardigan Brig of 92 tons. Built 1812 in Cardigan. Her first master, by 1813, was Captain Roberts. In October 1815 Captain Roberts arrived at Swansea from Cork in ballast. In July 1818 the ‘Acorn‘ sailed from Newport, Monmouthshire, to London with a cargo of iron. On 22 September 1819 the ship...

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    SCHOONER ‘ABIGAIL’. ST. DOGMAELS

    by  • June 8, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The ‘Abigail‘ was a St. Dogmaels owned Schooner of 70 tons. Built 1836 at Cardigan by David Rees. In 1836-55 her master was Captain William Griffiths of Abigail House, High Street, St. Dogmaels. In October 1838 the ‘Abigail‘ sailed from Cardiff to Galway with iron and ballast, putting in at Milford on 2 November. In March...

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