The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lilly Hamilton (Schooner), 30 Apr 1874

Full Text

On Saturday last, at Pontine's yard, Port Burwell, the schr. LILLY HAMILTON, was launched. She is one of 3 others that have been built at the above place during the past winter, and all finely modeled vessels. The HAMILTON measures 137 ft. keel, 26 ft. 2 inches beam, 11 ft. holf, and registers 340 tons burden. She is owned by W. Yosel & Co., and W.H. Hamilton, who are already the owners of several fine vessels afloat.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 30, 1874 3-5

NEW CANALERS. -- Two new canal schooners have been built the past winter at Hamilton and Port Burwell. The one in Hamilton is for Messrs. Robinson & Co., and will be launched about May 1st; the other is named the LILLIE HAMILTON, and is owned by Wm. Hamilton, of Port Burwell, Ont., and is now ready for business. The are both full sized canalers, rate A 1, and are fine specimens of marine architecture.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, April 12, 1876

Schooner LILLY HAMILTON, (C) of 320 tons. Built Port Burwell, by Pontine Apr. 1874 sic.[1876] REMARKS:- Three Masts.
      Board of lake Underwriters
      Lake vessel Register, 1877

Media Type:
Item Type:
launch Port Burwell
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

Lilly Hamilton (Schooner), 30 Apr 1874