On 31st October 1786 James Stein became the registered owner of the Elizabeth of Kincardine. This ship was built in Kincardine by James Gray in 1780.
She was a Square Sterned Carval Sloop and she had one deck and one mast, she was 49ft 7in long and 17ft 10in wide. The depth of her hold was 9ft 7in and she was 59 tons
Registered to William Cumming on 6th August 1787.
This vessel was captured by a French Frigate whilst on a voyage from Dublin.
Alloa Customs Records, Collectors Quarterly Accounts
Kincardine Shipping Details, Entries relating to the Elizabeth
Entries Inwards in the lady Day Quarter 1787
No.19, 12 Mar. In the Elizabeth of Kincardine, Thomas Jameson Master from Gottenburgh, Alexander Bald for Jamieson, Steins and Philp
Post from No. 11 Christmas Quarter 1786.
3Tons, 2 Hundred weight, 3 Quarters & 19 pounds Unwrought Iron,
Transcription of Shipping Register
No. Forty seven E.
In pursuance of an Act, passed in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of King
GEORGE the Third, Intitled, An Act for the further Increase and Encouragement of
Shipping and Navigation, James Stein of Kilbagie in the Parish and
County of Clackmannan and District of Alloa
having taken and subscribed the Oath required by the Act, and having sworn that
He himself is
sole Owner of the Ship or Vessel called The Elizabeth of
Kincardine whereof Thomas Jameson
is at present Master, and that the said Ship or Vessel was Built at Kincardine
by James Gray, In the year One Thousand seven hundred and
Eighty And Mr John Watso Landwaiter
having certified to Us, that the said Ship or Vessel is Brit Built has One Deck
and One Mast: that her Length, from the Fore-part of the Main Stem to the
After-part of the Stern Post aloft, is Forty nine feet seven Inches
Her Breadth at the broadest Part, whether above or below the Main Wales, Seventeen
feet Ten Inches her Depth of Hold nine feet two Inches
and measures Fifty nine Tons; that she
is a Square Sterned Carval Sloop has No Gallery, and No
Head; and the said subscribing Owners having consented and agreed to the above
Description and Measurement, and having caused sufficient Security to be given, as
is required by the said Act, the said Sloop Elizabeth has been
duly registered at the Port of Alloa.
Given under Our Hands and Seals of Office, at the Custom-house in the said port
of Alloa this Thirty first Day of October
in the Year One thousand seven hundred and Eighty six.
West McIntyre for Collector.
G McGlashen for Controller.
Certificate of British Plantation Registry