The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Glenfinlas (Propeller), C..., 1877

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Propeller CALABRIA. [C]. Of 391 tons. Built at St. Catharines in 1851 by L. Shickluna. Owned by Zealand & others. Home port, Hamilton. Value $17,000. Class B 1. REMARKS. Large repairs in 1873 & 1876. Bottom of BRANTFORD.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake vessel Classification, 1877
Propeller BRANTFORD. [C] Of 404 tons. Built at St. Catharines in 1851 by L. Shickluna. Owned by J.H. Henderson. Home port, Kingston. Value $ 14,000. Class B 1. REMARKS Large repairs in 1862.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1866
CALABRIA. Of 725 gross tons. Built at Port Dalhousie in 1873, renamed GLENFINLAS in 1881. Of 145 x 22 x 7. DISPOSITION. -- Burnt St. Catharines 17th. June 1883.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Vessels
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930

The following vessels have had their names changed during the last calendar year, by permission of His Excellency the Governor-in-Council, viz: -
Steamer SANFORD DAVIS, of Collingwood, changed to BEATRICE.
Steamer CALABRIA, of Hamilton, changed to GLENFINLAS.
      Sessional Papers, Canada [No. 5] A. 1882

Name BRANT FORD Port register number - 25
Type Propeller
Port Hamilton
Tons. 222
When Built 1851
Where Built St.Catharines
Builders name & tate of Certificate - L.Shickluna, Oct. I3, 1854
Description of vessel:- Surveyor, Wm.pring
      Length 153 feet & five tenths
      Breadth 23 feet & four tenths
      Depth of hold 9 feet & seven tenths
      Length of engine-room 48 feet & two tenths
Tonnage of engine-room 118 tons
Decks. One
Masts. Two
Bowsprit Standing
Stern. Round
Figure-head Without
How rigged Schooner Carvel built
Masters name J. Davis
Subscribing owners:- Holcomb & Henderson owmers of all 64 shares and after complex
mortgage arrangements, Holcomb & Cowan are owners of vessel dated March 12 th.1862
Registers note:- Forward to folio, 48½
      Port of Hamilton Shipping Register 186 -1935. Vol. 362
      Micro Film Reel C 2465, National Archives, Canada

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Glenfinlas (Propeller), C..., 1877