Gleniffer (Schooner), 29 Apr 1873
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St. Catharines, April 29 - LAUNCH - Mr. J.P. Abbey, of Port Robinson, launched a fine schooner from his shipyard today. She was named the GLENIFFERIN, and the christening ceremony was performed by Miss Alice Norris, daughter of Captain James Norris, of St. Catharines. The new vessel is a splendid specimen of naval architecture, and was built for Mr. James Norris of this place.
The Toronto Mail
Wednesday, April 30, 1873
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At St. Cathrines, Mr. J.P. Abbey, of Port Robinson, recently launched a fine schooner, named the GLENIFFERIN. The vessel was built for Mr. James Morris, is full canal size, and represented as a splendid specimen of naval architecture.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
May 9, 1873 3-5
NOTE:-- The proper name of this vessel should read GLENIFFER.
Schooner GLENIFFER. Official Canada No. 83148. Of 315 tons reg. Built Port Robinson, Ont., 1873. Home port, St. Catharines, Ont. 140.0 x 23.2 x 11.2. Owned by Jas. Norris, of St. Catharines, Ont.
List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
Dominion of Canada, on December 31, 1886
Schooner GLENIFFER, Official Canada No. 83148. Of 328 tons reg. Built Toronto, Ont., 1892. Home port, Sarnia, Ont. 135.6 x 25.6 x 11.5 Owned by J.O. Nisbet, of Detroit, U. S. A.
List of vessels on the Registry Books of the
Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898
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