"Shipbuilding at Nefyn"

1760 ~ 1880

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(Key to Rig symbols)

Cr/Cutter, Sp/Sloop, Sr/Schooner, Sr 3/Three masted Schooner, Bc/Barcque, Bg/Brig, Bgn/Brigantine.

Year Name Rig Tons Builder History
1760 Hopewell Sp 17 Broken up.
1768 Peggy Sp 30 Sold, Kirkcudbright 1793.
1772 John & Mary Sp 23 Lost.
1774 Molly Sp 25 Lost.
1776 Mary Sp 22 Lost, 1788.
1777 Catherine Sp 28 Lost.
1783 Catherine Sp 10 Lost.
1784 Speedwell Sp 10 Lost.
1784 Prince of Orange Bgn 78 Sold, Weymouth 1794.
1787 Mary Sp 15 Lost, 1790.
1787 Jenny Sp 20 Lost.
1788 Peggy Sp 50 Lost.
1788 Sisters Sp 29 Lost, 1805.
1789 Nancy Sp 15
1791 Catherine & Mary Sp 24 Sold, Liverpool 1798.
1792 Whale Sp 14 Lost.
1810 Express Sp 41 Lost.
1811 Aurora Cr 14 Owned in Liverpool.
1813 Ardent Sp 39 Robert Thomas Lost, 1822.
1813 Eleanor Sp 38 Lost, April 1866.
1813 Arvonia Sp 70 J.J. Thomas Lost, November 1850.
1813 Ann & Fanny Sp 67 J.J. Thomas Decommissioned, 1869.
1814 Endeavour Sp 71 Lost, 1835.
1815 Pelican Sp 49 Lost, 8-7-1853.
1815 Waterloo Bgn 104 Collided with a Whale, 21-3-1855.
1819 Talysarn Sp 68 J.J. Thomas Lost, 1828.
1820 Gleaner Bg 85 Broken up at Bangor, 9-3-1880.
1821 Margaretta Sp 73 Lost.
1821 Gomer Sr 86 Lost, 1834.
1821 Catherine Sr 85 Lost, river Mersey 14-8-1882.
1822 John Sr 87 J.J. Thomas Lost off the Lizard, Cor 1851.
1823 Lord Newborough Sr 85 Lost, Kilrush, Ireland 1838.
1823 Lady Newborough Sp 59 Lost, 1859.
1824 Bee Wh 15 Evan Jones
1824 George IV Bgn 93 J.J. Thomas Lost, Blackwater Bank, 15-9-1862.
1825 Zebra Bg 91 J.J. Thomas Lost, 19-9-1885.
1825  Fair View Sp 8 Richard Williams Broken up.
1826 Ardent Bg 93 J.J. Thomas Lost with all hands, 1858.
1826 Margaret Sm 24 William James Sold Lancaster 1828, Lost 1858.
1826 Emerald Sp 16 William Owen Broken up.
1827 Nevin Bg 98 J.J. Thomas Lost, Bristol Channel 1882.
1828 Antelope Bg 106 J.J. Thomas Lost, Scrabster November 1879.
1829 Alicia Sp 30 William Owen Lost, 1838.
1829 John & Robert Sr 87 J.J. Thomas Lost off Brighton 11-11-1891.
1831 John & Ann Sp 54 J.J. Thomas Lost off Anglesey 1880.
1831 John & Mary Sr 93 John Thomas Lost, 1841.
1833 Nevin Packet Sp 29 William Roberts Lost, March 1863
1835 Ebenezer Sr 67 William Jones Lost, 1859.
1836 Madryn Sr 81 J.J. Thomas Lost off Anglesey 24-6-1892.
1837 Six Brothers Sr 94 William Roberts Lost, Porthdinllaen 25-11-1867.
1837 Pheasant Sp 41 Hugh Roberts Lost, off New Brighton 22-10-1868.
1838 Cevn Amlwch Sr 110 Hugh Roberts Sailed 6-3-1867, never heard of again.
1839 Superior Sr 121 Richard Roberts Lost off Spurn Pt 28-10-1865.
1839 Two Sisters Sp 30 William Roberts Broken up, 1853.
1839 Jane & Ellen Sr 111 Richard Davies Broken up Felinheli 1892.
1839 Vron Sr 101 J.J. Thomas Lost, leaving Bangor for Nefyn 17-12-1880.
1840 Brothers Sp 60 Hugh Jones Broken up, Nefyn 1899.
1840 Catherina Sr 114 Hugh Jones Lost through fire 19-11-1889.
1840 Fanny Sr 92 J.J. Thomas Lost with all hands 1843.
1840 Cygnet Sp 57 Hugh Roberts Lost Point Lynas, Anglesey 12-5-1870
1840 Diana Grace Sr 121 Hugh Roberts Lost, 1849.
1841 Silence 131 Richard Davies Sold Antwerp 1865.
1841 Progress Sp 39 Richard Davies Lost, 1848.
1841 John Sr 100 Richard Davies Lost at sea 1-6-1867.
1841 Gomer Sp 43 Hugh Roberts Lost 1870
1841 Reindeer Sr 97 Richard Davies Lost off Bardsey 1874.
1841 Jane & Eliza Sp 41 William Roberts Broken up 1848.
1841 Alice Sr 62 Hugh Roberts Lost, Hoyle Bank 16-9-1873.
1841 Mary Roberts Sr 158 William Roberts Lost, Pentland Firth 18-9-1903.
1842 Mermaid Sr 118 John Roberts Lost, 9-8-1887.
1842 Thomas Sr 107 Richard Davies Lost off Holyhead 1857.
1842 Boaz Sp 53 Robert Griffith Lost, Ballywater 9-4-1877.
1843 Robert Sr 110 Robert Griffith Lost 1888.
1843 Richard Sr 100 Richard Davies Hulk in 1892.
1844 Commodore Sr 147 Richard Parry Lost at sea 20-8-1877.
1846 Triumph Sr 55 Robert Griffith Lost in Cardigan Bay 1858.
1846 Four Brothers Sp 21 Robert Jones Lost 1861.
1846 Mary Reynolds Sr 67 Owen Jones Lost Caernarfon Bar 26-9-1875.
1847 William Henry Sr 72 Hugh Hughes Sold to Belfast 1883.
1847 Herbert Sr 94 John Thomas Broken up at Porthmadog 1912.
1848 Ellen Sp 55 James Owen Lost off the Seilly 1856.
1848 Hugh Roberts Bgn 95 Owen Jones Sold Melbourne 1856.
1848 Jane Roberts Sr 100 William Roberts Lost Tynemouth 1887.
1848 Margaret Parry Sr 106 Richard Parry Lost with all hands Irish sea, 1849.
1849 Orion Sp 25 Lost, 1859.
1849 Sedulous Sr 74 Robert Thomas Lost off Porthmadog 3-1-1882.
1849 Elidir Sr 142 Robert Thomas Sold Cork 1864, lost at sea.
1850 Catherine Thomas Sr 104 John Thomas Lost with all hands 1859.
1850 Mary Watkins Sr 130 Owen Jones Lost 1888.
1851 Edward Beck Sr 106 John Roberts Lost off Bude 1881.
1851 Pilot Fish Sr 47 Owen Jones Lost with all hands 1861.
1851 Two Brothers Sr 76 Robert Griffith Sold to Abersoch March 1907.
1852 Eliza & Jane Sr 62 Robert Parry Lost off Silloth 1870.
1853 Margaret Sp 17 John Davies Sold to Barrow 1874.
1855 Ann Roberts Sr 34 William Roberts Broken up at Nefyn 1885.
1855 Robert Thomas Bc 335 Robert Thomas Lost. Sicily 1855.
1855 Henry & Catherine Sr 72 William Roberts Lost, Hells Mouth 1866, one saved.
1856 Cossack Sr 111 Owen Griffith Decommissioned in 1879
1856 Alfred Sr 112 Owen Griffith Lost off Brighton, 18-9-1887.
1856 Ann & Mary Thomas Bg 175 Robert Thomas Lost, 1887.
1857 Margaret Jane Sr 117 James Owen Lost off Dungeness 20-1-1904.
1857 Linus Bg 186 Robert Thomas Sold to Lerwick 1901.
1858 Ann Jane Sr 109 Owen Griffith Lost off Rhosneigr, 27-12-1897.
1858 Sarah Anne Sr 113 William Roberts Lost 1875.
1859 Mary Sr 104 Robert Thomas Lost off Portland 1921.
1859 Nanhoron Bgn 147 Robert Thomas Lost off the German coast 13-1-1899.
1860 Jane & Catherine Sr 75 Robert Thomas Lost at sea 18-2-1881.
1860 Simon Bg 225 Owen Griffith Condemned at Port Elizabeth 14-1-1871.
1861 Catherine  Sp 39 Robert Thomas Lost off Moelfre, 17-5-1886
1861 Mary Hannah Sr 98 Robert Thomas Sold to Bideford.
1862 Glanavon Bg 184 Owen Griffith Lost Germany 25-12-1884.
1862 Pursuit Sr 89 Robert Thomas Sold to Padstow, 1890.
1863 Ocean Maid Sr 107 J.B. Farrett Lost at sea 1-1-1894.
1863 Polly Preston Sr 131 Robert Thomas Lost North Sea 2-9-1903.
1864 Miss Thomas Sr 127 Robert Thomas Lost river Thames 16-11-1896.
1864 Joseph Nicholson Sr Robert Thomas Sold to Newcastle 1864, Lost Hells Mouth 1898.
1866 Isolina Bc 390 Robert Thomas Sold to Falmouth 1874.
1867 Annie & Jane Sr 85 Broken up 1878.
1872 Planet Sr 149 Griffith Owen Lost river Elbe, Germany 15-12-1899.
1874 Clare Felicia Sr 90 Griffith Owen Sold to Bridgewater 1896.
1875 Walter Ulric Sr 98 Griffith Owen Lost 29-3-1917.
1877 Ebenezer Parry Sr 3 193 Griffith Owen Sold to Fowey 1912, Lost 1917.
1880 Venus Sr 107 Griffith Owen Lost off Lisbon 21-12-1900.

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Three Schooners built at Nefyn

cossack.jpg (31254 bytes) nanhoron.jpg (32191 bytes) ebenezer_parry.jpg (49337 bytes)
"Cossack 1856" "Nanhoron 1859" "Ebenezer Parry 1877"

 

"Building the Venus at Nefyn in 1880"

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