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Welland Canal (Schooner), 1860


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Name BRITANIA
Type Steamer
Port. Hamilton
Tons 276
When Built 1847
Where Built St. Catharines
Builders name & date of Certificate: -L. Shickluna, Aug.I5, 1848
Description of vessel:- Surveyor, Wm. Pring

      Length 135 feet & three tenths
      Breadth 23 feet & three tenths
      Depth of hold 10 feet & two tenths
      Length of engine-room. 53 feet & four tenths
      Tonnage of engine-room. I20 tons
      Decks. One
      Masts. One
      Bowsprit Standing
      Stern. Round
      Figure-head Without
      Masters name J. Gordon
Subscribing owners:-J .B. Ewart of Dundas 16 shares; J.Gartshore of Dundas, I6 shares,
R.N.Suter of Dundas 16 shares; J.Gordon of Hamilton 16 shares All dated May 7,I851
after a few changes M.W.Browne owned all 64 shares dated Feb.28,I855
Registers remarks:- Burned
      Port of Hamilton, Shipping Register, 1846 to 1874, Vol.362
      National Archives, Canada Microfilm reel C-2465



..BRITANNIA Steamer became schooner WELLAND CANAL between 1857- 1860
      Lake Vessel Register 1860


Schooner WELLAND CANAL. [C] Of 180 tons. Built 1847 at St. Catharines by L. Shickluna. Owned by King. Home port, St. Catharines. Value $1,500 Class C 2. REMARKS. -- Bottom &c. of BRITANNIA.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1860


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Notes:
ex BRITANNIA
Date of Original:
1860
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.R.360
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Welland Canal (Schooner), 1860