The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lucillia Bacon (Schooner), 1 May 1872


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Holland Landing. May 1 - A new schooner, the LUCILLIA BACON, built at this place last winter, was successfull launched today. A large number of people were present. She was christened by Mrs. B.J. Thorne, and went off the 'ways' in fine style. She is a vessel of about 120 tons, and of a beautiful model and most substantially built, cost about $6,000: Built by G.N. Ault, of Kingston, for Mr. Henry Bacon of this place; she is intended for the Lake Simcoe trade, but more particularly to supply his lime kilns with stone, the trade in lime, having increased so as to become such a large and important business that Mr. Bacon found it necessary to built a vessel to supply the increased demand. All the surrounding villages and country depend on this place for the most of that necessary building material.
      The Toronto Mail
      Thursday, May 2, 1872

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launch, Lake Simcoe
Date of Original:
1872
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McN.E.890
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lucillia Bacon (Schooner), 1 May 1872