The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Peacock (Schooner), 1 Apr 1829


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LAUNCH -- Tuesday last 2:30 P. M. Elegant schooner PEACOCK - 60 tons - Launched from the stock (on same spot where the WELLAND CANAL was built last season at the foot of our village) into a basin on the 12 Mile Creek formed by the construction of the Canal. The PEACOCK was built under the superintendence of Capt. Armington and is owned by Job Loder of Ancester and Capt. Bates, former sailing master of the schooner WELLAND CANAL. She is expected from her model and style of construction to be the swiftest runner on Lake Ontario.
      St. Catharines Journal
      April 15, 1829

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      Schooner PEACOCK, partly laden was towed from the lower dock to the harbor on Monday last - a distance of 3 miles in 1 hour, 4 minutes.
      St. Catharines Journal
      April 29, 1929


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launch, St. Catharines
Date of Original:
1829
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McN.E.6549
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Peacock (Schooner), 1 Apr 1829