Dundee Shipping Companies 1840-41.

(SOURCE – DUNDEE DIRECTORY 1840-41)

DUNDEE, PERTH & LONDON SHIPPING COMPANY
Office, 4 Mid Shore
Thomas Matthew, Manager


DUNDEE AND  LONDON
Steam Ships,    London,   360h. power,   Thos. Ewing, Com.
Steam Ships,    Dundee,   300h. power,    James Kidd, Com.
Steam Ships,     Perth,       300 h. power,   John Spink, Com.
Schooners  London, Sovereign, Courier and Elbe.
AGENT  - Mrs Elizabeth Whore, Wapping, London.


 DUNDEE AND GLASGOW TRADE
Smacks   Swift, Mary, Clyde, Mersey, Forth, Rose &  Jane.
AGENT  -  John Crichton, Buchanan Street, Glasgow.


DUNDEE AND LEITH TRADE
Smacks    Dart, Star, Gipsy, Roe and Fishers.
AGENT  -  David Smith, Dock Gates, Leith.


DUNDEE AND PERTH TRADE
Lighters   Lark, Swan and Tay.
Steam-Tug    Sir William Wallace

AGENTS  - Matthew and Garrie,  Canal Street,  Perth

TAY STEAM PACKET COMPANY
James Catanoch, Manager
Packets   Tay and Hero
Which sail from Dundee about 2 hours before high water, and from Perth 3 hours thereafter.

DUNDEE AND HAMBURGH SHIPPING COMPANY
      Office,  1 Commercial Street
Patrick Just,  Manager
Schooners    Hamburgh and Urania

DUNDEE HULL SHIPPING COMPANY
Office,  11 Mid Shore
          Christie and Fleming,  Managers
Smacks,   Humber and Fame, and Schooner   Tay.
AGENTS  - Thomson, McKay, & Co., Hull;      and Alexander Matthew,  Perth

TAY AND TYNE SHIPPING COMPANY
Office,   Greenmarket
            Charles Watt,   Manager
Schooners    Herald, Joanna, Betsy Ann Deas, Triumph, and Briton.
AGENTS  -  James Pringle & Co., Newcastle

HULL
Cammell & Co.,  Agents,  5 Mid Shore
George Cammell, Agent, Hull
St. George Steam –Packet  Co.’s Steam Ship Erin

 LIVERPOOL
Robert Tosh,  Manager,    Exchange Street
Schooners   Robert,   Mary,   Pilot and   Barbara.

ABERDEEN
J. Kennedy, jun., Manager,  3 Dock Street
Smacks   Guthries,  Juno,   and Dame.

KIRKALDY
  Anderson & Cathcart,   Managers,  13 St. Andrew’s Street
Smack   Prompt.

 BELFAST AND DROGHEDA
      Anderson & Cathcart, Agents,  13 St Andrew’s Street
Smacks  Belfast and Shamrock.

EDINBURGH
Steamers   Modern Athens and Benledi.

LEVEN
   David Peter & Co., Agents,  14 Bain Square.
Smacks   Helen and Jean,   Margaret and Elizabeth

DUNKIRK
    Francis Molison, Agent,  1 Bain Square
Schooners  Hawk  and  Vixen

ROTTERDAM
        G.R. Baxter,  Agent, 7 Murraygate.
Schooner   City of Rotterdam.

Blinshall Small,  Owner and Master  -  Schooner  Mary

SEAMEN’S FRIEND SOCIETY
Preaching Station in the Trinity House, Yeaman Shore.

                              Thomas Erskine of Linlathen, President.
Vice-Presidents -  Alexander Balfour,  Richard Gardiner,  Sheriff Henderson,  Patrick Scott,   Collector Symers,  and James Stewart.
Extraordinary Directors  - Rev. Dr. McLauchlan,  Rev. Dr. Adie,  Rev. Dr. McVicar,  Rev. James Thomson,  Rev. James Ewing,  Rev. Chas. McCalister,  Rev. Heneage Horsley, Edward Baxter,  David Martin,  P.H. Thoms, Jas. Thain and William Thoms.
Ordinary Directors – Rev. John Roxburgh,  Rev. Wm. Reid,  Rev. Robt. Aitken,  Andrew Low,  John Thain,  David Crichton,  William Kirkaldy,  Geo. H. Newall,  Patrick Just,  Dr. Gibson,  Rev. Thomas Macindoe and Captain David Jack.
               Andrew Nielson, Bank of Scotland,  Treasurer
Rev. Robt. M. McCheyne, and John Low, Secretaries
               Rev.James Law, Chaplain. 

WHALE FISHING COMPANIES

TAY WHALE FISHING COMPANY
Yard and Office, Seagate.
John Hume, Manager
Ships,   Princess Charlotte;    Deuchars master
Advice;    Adamson master 

DUNDEE AND UNION WHALE FISHING COMPANY
Yard and Office,  Seagate
Patrick Smith, Manager
Ship,  Alexander;   Sturrock master 

DOROTHY WHALE FISHING COMPANY
Yard and Office,  Seagate
Daniel Ross and James Law,  Managers
Ship,   Friendship;   Davidson master

FAIRY WHALE FISHING COMPANY
Yard and Office,  Seagate
David Keith,  No 7 Peter Street,
Ship,   Fairy; Thoms master