A schooner named the GRACIE M. FILER was lately launched from the yard of Wm. Bates & Co., at Chicago, her dimensions are: Length on deck 129 feet; beam 27 feet 6 inches and 9 feet hold.
March 16, 1874
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Schooner GRACE M. FILER. U. S. No. 85312. Of 237.07 gross tons; 225.22 tons net. Built Chicago, Ill., 1874. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 128.9 x 27.5 x 9.0.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
The Schooner GRACE M. FILER, became Canadian with No. C 111968.
Herman Runge List
Schooner GRACE M. FILER. Official Canada No. 111968. Of 25 tons register. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1874. Home port, Picton, Ont. 125.5 x 27.3 x 0.0. Owned by Joe Fagan of belleville, Ont.
List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
Dominion of Canada, on December 31, 1920
Name: [ GRACE M. FILER ] Location: [PICTON, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Registriation: [ 1/1913 ] Date Registered: [ 1913/09/29 ] Official Number: [ 111968 ]
Original Building Information
Built By: [ NOT KNOWN ] Built At: [ CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA ] Date Built: [ 1874 ] Length: [ 125.50 ] Beam: [ 27.34 ] Depth: [ 9.00 ] Gross: [ 238.13 ] Net: [ 214.77 ]
Deck: [ ONE ] Type: [ CARVEL ] Stern: [ROUND ] Gallery: [NONE ] Figure: [ NO ] Frame: [ WOOD ] Propulsion: [ SAILING ] Number of Masts: [ THREE ] Type of Rig: [ SCHOONER ]
Reason Closed: [DISMANTLED ] Place Closed: [ BELLEVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA ]
Source of Data
N.A.C., RG-42, C-2435, VOL. 371
Marine Museum of the Great lakes