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Customs and Excise Register of Sea Fishing Boats

Campbell Papers

Port Letters & No: 
Owners & Port History
 BF 773
( chronological order)

1. Owner: John Reid, 'Jockles'

Lord Clyde  
Official Number:  Port: Portgordon  
  2. Owner:   
 Built: Port:   
c1859 3. Owner:   
Type of Vessel:  Port:   
 Lugger, Scaffie, 1st class, 5 men and 1 boy, nets and lines. 4. Owner:   
Dimensions: Port:   
  32.0ft. lok., ft.b., ft.d. 5. Owner:   
Tonnage:  Port:   
  15.0grt., nrt. 6. Owner:   
Propulsion:  Port:   
 Lug rigged; two lug sails, jib and mizzen.    

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 1869 to 1875      


 1869 April 15th registered BF 773 Lord Clyde

1875 August 30th., Lord Clyde left Fraserburgh for the fishing grounds.

1875 August 30th., overnight a severe gale struck and the Lord Clyde foundered.

1875 September 1st., the wrecked Lord Clyde was seen drifting off Buchanness by a Cellardyke boat which was unable to get alongside her.

1875 September 5th., the Lord Clyde was taken in tow by the Fraserburgh schooner Bluebell and towed into Fraserburgh where she was handed over to the receiver of wrecks. Her crew of five men were believed to have perished; John Reid 65, Skipper; Alexander Reid 23; John Reid 20 and two Stornoway men.

1875 September it was revealed that a French ship had picked up all of the crew except John Reid 65, who had been swept overboard and lost.

1875 September 29th.,registry closed, boat foundered.