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The 'Duke Of Richmond' Leaving Aberdeen for the North

Photo credit: Aberdeen Maritime Museum

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The paddle steamer 'Duke of Richmond' was built in 1838 and lengthened in 1843. This ship mainly operated from Leith to Inverness and later Leith to Wick. During a voyage from Wick to Aberdeen the 'Duke of Richmond' went ashore near the mouth of the River Don in October 1859.




oil on canvas


H 35.5 x W 60.5 cm

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Acquisition method

purchased, 1988

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Normally on display at

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Shiprow, Aberdeen AB11 5BY Scotland

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