Go Back   Shipping History > Shipping Discussion > Ships, Shipping & Maritime Interests > Tall Ships

Deciphering shipbuilder journal for 1830 wooden brig

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 1st July 2020, 21:45
simsam England simsam is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2020
Location: London, England
Posts: 3
Deciphering shipbuilder journal for 1830 wooden brig

I am not sure if I am posting this in the right place, but it is a bit of an odd one so may not have a right place. I would be grateful for any help please...

I am researching a merchant brig called the Monk, which was built in Kelsick Wood's yard in Maryport in 1830. It was originally built with the name General Gascoyne but later renamed for its new owner.

I have got the shipyard journal for this period, and am looking at what I think is the final set of accounts for the ship. I'm not really sure how to read it though. The page is titled "General Gascoyne prime cost", but at the bottom I think it gives the eventual sale price of 2,361 cash, but without any calculation of profit margin etc.

Am I reading this right? Is 2,361 the sale price or the cost to the yard?
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_4931c.jpg (146.4 KB, 12 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_4933c.jpg (118.4 KB, 9 views)
File Type: jpg The Monk.jpg (220.1 KB, 2 views)
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 23:33.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.