The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Captain W. H. Smith


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Photograph of Captain W.H. Smith, captain of the Ploughboy, the Oxford, the Canadian, the Clifton and finally the Frances Smith. The latter vessel was named for his wife, Frances Jane. Frances was one of the well known Eberts family who had shipping interests in Chatham and the Thames River in the 1850's.

Notes:
Captain Smith died in 1871. Owen Sound schools closed early on the day of his funeral out of respect for their community leader, village councillor, a Justice of the Peace and harbour master.
Date of Original:
c1870
Subject(s):
Collection:
Scott Cameron
Language of Item:
English
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Captain W. H. Smith


Photograph of Captain W.H. Smith, captain of the Ploughboy, the Oxford, the Canadian, the Clifton and finally the Frances Smith. The latter vessel was named for his wife, Frances Jane. Frances was one of the well known Eberts family who had shipping interests in Chatham and the Thames River in the 1850's.