Robertson was a three-masted, 105-foot wooden sailing ship built by Scott and Sons at Greenock, Scotland in 1832.1 In 1859 the ship was chartered to carry freight, including stores for the Royal Engineers surveying the Oregon Boundary, to Victoria.2
  • 1. Johnston Fraser Robb, Scotts of Greenock: Shipbuilders and Engineers, 1820-1920 [vol. 2], PhD diss., University of Glasgow, 1993, 82.
  • 2. Max. A. Robertson, ed. The English Reports [vol. 112] (Edinburgh: William Green & Sons, 1911), 376-381.; Draft, Merivale to Hammond, 24 January 1860 [other document included] in Barnard to Merivale, 12 January 1860, CO 305:15, no. 361, 108. V605AG01.html
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