Schooner LEADER [C] Of 69 tons. Built 1855 at Oakville by Pollen. Owned by Beatie & Co. Home port, Toronto. Value $1,800 Class B 1. REMARKS. -- Formerly BELLE, rebuilt in 1859.
Board of Lake Underwriters
Lake Vessel Register, 1860
LEADER, Canadian schooner of 69 tons built Oakville I855 by Pollen and owned by Beatie & Co.;registered at Toronto. classed as I;valued at $I,500 Remarks-Formerly BELLE;large repairs in I859 oo
Lake Underwriters Register I864
Register Number: 4 Port Number: 2 of I865
Tons: 32 & 4/5ths.
When Built: I855
Where Built: Oakville
Present Master: Wm.H.Waggoner
Where she belongs: Oakville
Builders name & date of certificate:- Melancthon Simpson April I6, I856
Description of vessel:
Length: 49 feet
Breadth: I5 feet & 3/10 ths.
Depth of hold: 5 feet & 3/10 ths.
How Rigged: Schooner
Standing or Running bowsprit: Standing
Square or round stern: Square
Surveyor: Robt.K.Chisholm April I6, 1856
Subscribing owners:- Thomas Charles Chisholm of Oakville sole owner, sold to Wm.Whiticher & William Pigeon of Pickering (both: dated April 29, 1856. Sold to John Leys of Toronto, dated April 7th. 1857
Shipping Register, Port of Oakville, Ontario
National Archives, Canada RG 12, A1 Vol. 219