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Flora Jane (Schooner), 1873


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Schooner FLORA JANE. [C] Of 91 tons. Built at Picton in 1866 by D. Tait. Owned by J. Cooper & others. Home port, Picton. Value, $3,000. Class, B 1. REMARKS. -- botton of barge INDIAN. Repaired in 1870.
      National Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1873

     
Schooner FLORA JANE. [C] Of 150 tons. Built at Quebec in 1861 by Lacomb. Owned by Couper. Home port, South Bay. Value $3,600. Class, B 1. REMARKS. -- Rebuilt 1866.
      Association of Canadian Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1873
     
     
Barge INDIAN. [C] Of 159 tons. Built at Quebec in 1861 by Lacomb. Owned by McCraig & others. Home port, Picton. Value $600. Class, No. 2. REMARKS. -- River barge, bottom of an old steamer.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1866
     
     
      PORT OF PICTON VESSEL REGISTRY - 1852 - 1882, PORT No. 7
      Barge . . . . INDIA
      Tons. . . . . 117
      When built. . 1861, Oct. 7th.
      Where built . Quebec
      Builders name. Ian Lacomb
      Length 125 feet & 4/10ths.
      Breadth 19 feet & 8/10ths.
      Depth of hold 6 feet & 1/10th.
Masts None
Stern Round
Bowsprit Nil
How built Carvel
How rigged Not
Figure-head None
Decks One
     
      Subscribing Owners; - Paul Findley McQuaig. a forwarder, sole owner sold to Andrew Thompson, a Banker of Belleville on March 11, 1862, price paid was $900.
      Registry note; -- Broken up and gone.
      Port of Picton Registry
      1851 to 1882
     
     
     
      PORT OF PICTON VESSEL REGISTRY - 1852 - 1882, PORT No. 16
      Schooner FLORA JANE.
      Tons. . . . . 91
      When built. . 1866, Oct. 7th.
      Where built . Picton
      Builders name. David Tait
      Length 94 feet
      Breadth 17 feet [inside hold]
      Depth of hold 7 feet & 6 inches [ from skin to deck]
Masts Two
Stern Round
Bowsprit Standing
How built Carvel
How rigged Fore & aft schooner
Figure-head None
Decks One
     
      Subscribing Owners; - J. McQuaig, J. Morice & James Cooper. Sold to James Cooper, dated Apr. 29, 1876.
      Registry note; -- Vessel sank in South Bay & became a total loss. Register close, Feb. 27, 1889.
      Port of Picton Registry
      1851 to 1882
     
     
     
     
     


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bottom of barge INDIAN
Date of Original:
1873
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McN.R.552
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Flora Jane (Schooner), 1873