The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Acacia (Schooner), C126464, 5 Aug 1873


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Smith's Falls, Aug. 5 - LAUNCH - A beautiful schooner, built by Mr. Ayerst, of Kingston, was launched here today. An immense concourse of people was present, and, amid the cheers of all, the vessel glided off the stocks into the water with the utmost grace. She is named the " ACACIA," measures 113 feet; 24 feet 6 inch beam, and 10 feet hold, with a tonnage of about 240 tons. She cost $16,000. Before the launch the Corporation of Smith's Falls presented her with a splendid flag.
      The Toronto Mail
      Wednesday, August 6, 1873



      Schooner ACACIA. Of 188 tons reg. Built at Smith's Falls, Ont. in 1871. Home port, Kingston. Owned by C.C. Simmons, of Kingston, Ont. 102.3 x 20.4 x 9.4
      List of Vessels on Registry Books of the Dominion
      of Canada on the 31st. Day of December, 1905

     
NOTE:- Official Canadian Number 126464, not given until 1909


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launch, Smith's Falls
Date of Original:
1873
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McN.E.688
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Acacia (Schooner), C126464, 5 Aug 1873