Brigantine G.M. ABELL. of 198 tons. Built Port Robinson in 1853 by J. & J. Abbey. Owned by James Murray. Home port, Dunkirk. Class C. Value $2,500. REMARKS. - Formerly JOHN YOUNG.
Register of the Ships on the Lakes
and River St. Lawrence, 1864
Brig GEORGE M. ABEL. U. S. No. 10219. Of 146.51 tons. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
Brig. JOHN YOUNG. [C] Of 198 tons. Built Port Robinson in 1853 by J. & J. Abbey. Owned by T. Rae. Home port, Hamilton. Value, $4,500. Class, B 1.
Board of lake Underwriters
Lake Vessel register, 1860
Port of Hamilton -- Port Number 24.
Name JOHN YOUNG
When Built 1853
Where Built Port Robinson
Builders name & date of Certificate:- J.& J. Abbey, Jan. 2, 1854
Description of vessel:- Surveyor, Wm. Pring
Length 97 feet & five tenths
Breadth 20 feet & three tenths
Depth of hold 9 feet & five tenths
How rigged Schooner, Carvel built
Masters mame J. Nelligan
Subscribing owners:- E. Brown of Hamilton, owner of all 64 shares, sold to R.H. Rae & Alex. Logie dated Jan. 13, 1854,
who sold to (Alex. Logie's shares) H. McPherson of Owen Sound & H.T. Ridley a physician of Hamilton & R.H. Rae who
retained his shares, dated June 10, 1856; who sold back to the shipbuilders J.& J. Abbey, dated. Jan. 1O, 1859; who
sold to J. McCoppar (?) & Robt. Elliot both of Port Robinson dated Nov. 24, 1859
Registers remarks :- Lost
Port of Hamilton, Shipping Register, 1846 to 1874, Vol.362
National Archives, Canada Microfilm reel C-2465