(SOURCE – DUNDEE DIRECTORY 1829 – 30)
DUNDEE, PERTH AND LONDON SHIPPING COMPANY
Office and Warehouses, Shore
DIRECTORS IN DUNDEE
John Alison, John Baxter, David Baxter, James Crockatt, John Gray, James Hay, Andrew Low, David Martin, and John Thain.
DIRECTORS IN PERTH
George Gray, Robert Ross, and John Ross.
Thomas Matthew & James Nicoll, Managers, Dundee
|Elizabeth Hore, (upward cargoes)||Hore’s Wharf, London|
|Colman and Jolland, (downward cargoes)||Downe’s Wharf, London|
|John Crichton||Buchanan St., Glasgow|
|William Kerr & Imrie||Paradise St., Liverpool|
|Matthew & Garie||Canal St., Perth|
|David Smith||Dock Gates, Leith|
|Sovereign||198 tons||John Wishart|
|London||158 tons||John Spink|
|Dundee||152 tons||William Simmers|
|Forfarshire||145 tons||Andrew Phillips|
|Glasgow||144 tons||Robert Abbot|
|Courier||141 tons||William Mills|
|Elbe||139 tons||James Kidd|
|Perth||136 tons||Thomas Ewing|
|Olive||120 tons||William Paton|
|Lord Kinnaird||121 tons||William Martin|
|Union||112 tons||Peter Lowson|
|One of these Smacks sails regularly to and from London every Wednesday and Saturday.|
|Anna||88 tons||Matthew Maclean|
|Mary||74 tons||John Spalding|
|Mersey||71 tons||John Gowans|
|Tid||81 tons||James Caithness|
|Jane||85 tons||Robert Simpson|
|Rose||86 tons||Thomas McGregor|
|Gipsy||65 tons||John Kincaid|
|Dame||64 tons||William Bell|
|N. & B. Packet||64 tons||David Turnbull|
|Fishers||42 tons||James Crabb|
|Tay||44 tons||John Martin|
|Perth||42 tons||William Milne|
|Friends||40 tons||James Duncan|
THE ATHOLL STEAM TUG
PASSAGE BETWEEN DUNDEE AND LONDON
|In the Cabin,||those 14 years and upwards||£ 3 - 3 - 0|
|Children from one to eight years of age||£ 1- 11 - 6|
|Ditto eight to fourteen years of age||£2 - 2 - 0|
|In the Steerage,||those 14 years and upwards||£ 1 - 5 - 0|
|Children from one to fourteen years of age||£ 0 - 12 6|
|Sailors and Soldiers||£ 1 - 1 - 0|
Two Barrels-bulk of Luggage for each Cabin Passenger Free
PASSAGE TO AND FROM GLASGOW ..................................... 15s
Passengers having opportunity of taking care of their own Luggage, the Company will not be answerable for any, except Receipt is granted, and Freight paid for it.
Measurable goods carried between Dundee and London, to pay at rate of 2s..6d per barrel-bulk; between Dundee and Glasgow, 2s 9d; and between Dundee and Perth, 1s. Weighable Goods to be charged by the gross weight; and all measurable goods by the actual measurement. The Rates to be understood as from the Wharf at London, and from Port-Dundas to the Harbour of Dundee; and from the harbour of Dundee to the harbour at Perth; and vice versa, - when the obligation on the Ship is to cease. Freights payable on delivery of the Goods; and no deduction to be made from the Rates. The Company will pay no Damage on Goods by their Vessels, unless where it has been occasioned by neglect in stowing the cargo. The Shippers of Horses, Cows etc. to defray the expense of their provender, and fitting up stalls for them.
Goods by the Glasgow Traders, shipped or landed in any part of the Canal, to pay the full Glasgow Rates; and Goods shipped or landed at Grangemouth, to pay two-thirds.
The Company are not accountable for leakage, damage, or waste, occasioned by insufficiency of packages; nor for breakage or waste of Lump Sugars, or other Articles shipped loose; breakage of Glass, Bottles or Earthenware; nor for loss or damage on Goods after being landed on the Quays.
Goods consigned to order, or warehoused for convenience of the parties to whom they are consigned, are entirely at their risk. All Goods are held subject to a lein in favour of the Shipowners generally, not only for the Freight and Charges thereon, but for all previously unsettled Freights and Charges. Goods going to or coming from London, Glasgow, Liverpool, and Leith, by the Company’s Vessels, to be taken on board the Perth Lighters in preference to other goods.
Note – Tables of the Rates of Freights to be had at the Company’s Office.
|DUNDEE AND HULL SHIPPING COMPANY – 1799|
|Office, 19, Castle Street – Rt. Christie, Manager, Dundee|
|John Thomson & Co. Agents, Hull – Alex. Matthew, Agent , Perth|
|Humber||116 tons,||Wm. Wann||Fife Pt.||95 tons,||Wm Benvie|
|Tay,||92 tons||Wm. Buist|
|A vessel sails once a week.|
|NEWCASTLE – Office, West Side Green Market|
|Jas. Laing, Manager, Dundee||Joseph Shield, Agent, Newcastle|
|Anteus,||83,||John Sime||Tyne,||68,||William Urquhart|
|LEITH TRADE –Anderson & Cathcart, St. Andrews Street|
|ABERDEEN – John Kennedy, Manager, Dundee|
|Guthries,||57,||John Blues||Juno,||44,||Alexander Blues|
|A vessel sails every ten days.|
THE HERO, Steam Packet, James Catanach, Manager
Sails between Dundee and Perth.
|Dundee to Perth,||
|Dundee to Newburgh||
|Newburgh to Perth||
|Children from 7 to 12, - half price Children under 7 – free|
The Hero sails from Dundee 3 hours before high water, and from Perth, about high water there.
|DUNDEE WHALE-FISHING COMPANY|
|Patrick Smith, and Walter Newall, Managers|
|Horn,||368,||William Jeffers||Achilles,||367,||James Hogg|
|TAY WHALE-FISHING COMPANY|
|John Hume, Manager|
|Princess Charlotte,||357||Wm. Adamson||Advice,||324,||G. Deuchars|
|UNION WHALE-FISHING COMPANY|
|Pat. Cameron, Manager|
|Thomas,||356,||Geo. Thoms||Three Brothers,||339,||Wm. Stephen|
|DOROTHY WHALE-FISHING COMPANY|
|James Justice, Jun. Manager|
|Dorothy,||368,||Tho. Davidson||Friendship,||304,||Jas. Chapman|
|NEW WHALE-FISHING COMPANY|
|James Soot, Manager|
Note – Last Season, the preceding Nine Ships, caught 197 Whales, which produced 1872 Tuns of Oil, and 112 Tons of Bone, value together about L.56,000.
With thanks to Linda Nicoll for compiling this list