Steam screw MILTON.* U.S, No. 92027. Of 19.42 tons gross; 14.57 tons net. Built 1876 at Deseronto, Ont. Home port, Ogdensburgh, N.Y. 53.0 x 9.8 x 4.3
* formerly British steam screw FLORENCE.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1889
NOTE:-- I could not find a suitable FLORENCE, one vessel of that name, built at Mill Point, Ont. in 1874, was re-regestered in 1911 as the Canadian JOHN MILTON.
Registry Record 3 of 14
Name: [ FLORENCE ] Location: [BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 1/1878 ] Date Registered: [ 1878/03/13 ] Official Number: [ 75583 ] First Registration: [ NO ]
Location: [ BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registration: [ 5/1877 ] Date Registered: [ 1877/06/29 ]
Original Building Information
Built By: [ BENJAMIN FRIEL, MILL POINT, ONTARIO ] Built At: [ MILL POINT, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1874 ] Length: [ 39.50 ] Beam: [ 8.20 ] Depth: [ 3.20 ] Gross: [ 5.99 ] Net: [ 4.63 ]
Deck: [ OPEN SHIP ] Type: [ CARVEL ] Stern: [SQUARE ] Gallery: [NONE ] Stem: [ PLAIN ] Frame: [ WOOD ] Propulsion: [ STEAM SHIP PROPELLED BY SCREW ] Number of Masts: [ NIL ] Type of Rig: [ NIL ]
Type of Engine: [ NON CONDENSING ] Number of Engines: [ONE ] Date Built: [ 1875 ] Built by: [JOHN WITNEY, BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO. ] Horsepower: [ 10 ] Unit Horsepower: [COMBINED ]
Date of Reason Closed: [1911/06/29 ] Reason Closed: [REGISTERED ANEW ] Place Closed: [ BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Remark: [VESSEL BROKEN UP - CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRY RETURNED AND CANCELLED ... 11 FEB. 1889; REGISTERED ANEW JUNE 29TH 1911 AS THE "JOHN MILTON". ]
Source of Data
N.A.C., RG-42, C-2471, VOL. 236
Steam screw FLORENCE.* Official Canada No. 75583. Of 5 gross tons. Built Mill Pt., Ont., 1874. 39.5 x 8.2 x 3.2.
* Renamed MILTON - U. S. - 1889
JOHN MILTON - Canada - 1911 [C 75583]
Herman Runge List