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The Aberdeen Line was a British steamship company founded in 1824
1825 George Thompson set up the Aberdeen Line to operate timber and passenger ships between Aberdeen and Canada
By the late 1830s, the Aberdeen line was operating 12 ships, trading to places such as South America, the Mediterranean, and the South Pacific.
Plying between London and Australia via the Cape.
1854 Launch of the Aberdeen Clipper Line serving China and Australia
1881 SS Aberdeen was the first steamer built for the line, which had previously been celebrated for its clipper ships.
1931 the Kylsant shipping group which owned White Star Line, collapsed.
1932 the Aberdeen Line was purchased by Shaw, Savill and Albion Co
1933 the fleet of the former Australian Commonwealth Line was also acquired; as a result the Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line was formed.
1938 the Aberdeen name was dropped from the title
1957 the last of the Aberdeen ships was scrapped and the company disappeared.