Mr. Shickluna at St. Catharines, launched a new canal schooner last week and named her ST. LOUIS
Port Huron Daily Times
Monday, June 11, 1877
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The schooner St. LOUIS arrived at Toledo Thursday, on her maiden trip, having been launched at St. Catharines last June. She is a full sized canaller, and is one of the finest vessels of her class. She is a three-and-after, double topsail schooner of 333.60 tons. Her dimensions are: Length, 142 feet overall, on deck; beam, twenty-six feet six inches; depth of hold, twelve feet. She is wire rigged, and is supplied with all the modern conveniences and improvements, being fitted out for either the lumber or grain trade, having a capacity of 21,000 bushels of corn through the canal. The St. LOUIS was built and is owned by the well-known shop-owner L. Shickluna, of St. Catharines, and is valued at $20,000.
August 29, 1877
Barkentine St. LOUIS. Official Canada No. 75636. Of 334 tons Register. Built St. Catharines, Ont. 1877. Home port, St. catharines, Ont. 127.7 x 26.2 x 11.9 Owned by Thos. Williamson, of Hamilton, Ont.
List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1887