On 31st January 1787 John Stein became the registered owner of the
Isabella of Kennet Pans.
This ship was built at Kincardine by John Marshall and launched in December 1786.
She was a Square Sterned Carval Sloop and she had one deck and one Mast. She was 46ft 6in long and 15ft 6in wide. The depth of her hold was 6ft 6in and she was 43½ tons.
On 29th June 1796 John Duncanson, Shipmaster in Cambus became the registered owner. On his Certificates of British Registry is the following:
As appears by a Register granted here No. 89, 31 January 1787, which is now delivered up to be Cancelled, and this Register De Novo is granted on account of the Property being transferred from John Stein the former owner, in favour of said Duncanson by James Craig, Merchant in Edinburgh, Trustee on Stein’s Sequestrated Estate as appears by a vendition dated the 25 day of November 1788.
Transcription of Shipping Register
No. Eighty Nine 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, John Stein of Kennetpans, District of Alloa,
Parish and County of Clackmannan
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 Isabella
of Kennetpans whereof William Primrose
is at present Master, and that the said Ship or Vessel was built at Kincardine
By John Marshall and launched in the month of November in the year
One Thousand seven hundred & Eighty six And Mr John Watson Landwaiter
having certified to Us, that the said Ship or Vessel is Br. 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 six feet six Inches
Her Breadth at the broadest Part, whether above or below the Main Wales, Fifteen feet
her Depth of Hold Six feet six Inches
and measures Forty three & one half 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 Isabella 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 January
in the Year One thousand seven hundred and eighty seven.
West McIntyre for the Collector.
R Seton for the Controller.
Certificate of British Plantation Registry