The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
H. M. Stanley (Schooner), C72580, 1898

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Schooner H.M. STANLEY.* Official Canadian Number 72580. Of 305 tons reg. Built at Port Dalhousie, Ont., in 1873. Home port, Midland, Ont. Owned by the Morden Transit Co., of Midland, Ont. 132.3 x 25.6 x 11.7
      * Formerly JESSIE H. BRECK.
      List of Vessels on Registry Books of the Dominion
      of Canada on the 31st. Day of December, 1920
      St. Catharines, April 28 - TWO LAUNCHES - The people of Port Dalhousie were all astir on Saturday afternoon to witness the double launch at the shipyard of Messrs. Andrew & Son. Quite a number of ship owners and others were also present from St. Catharines. The first vessel launched was a fine fore-and-aft schooner, the JESSIE H. BRECK for the firm L.A. Breck & Co., of Garden Island. The launch was successfully accomplished in beautiful style. This vessel cost her owner $25,000. She is of beautiful model, and her carrying capacity is estimated at 19,000 bushels of wheat. She is 142 ft. overall and 376 tons register. The second vessel launched was a propeller, the ALMA MUNRO, built for the Elgin Transportation Co. of Port Stanley. She will be commanded by Captain Pollock. Her length is 144 feet. over-all and her carrying capacity 17,000 bushels.
      The Toronto Mail
      Tuesday, April 29, 1873

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H. M. Stanley (Schooner), C72580, 1898