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Sea Gull (Schooner), 18 May 1865


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THE SEA GULL. - The brigantine SEA GULL arrived safely in Natal on the 30th. of September last. The vessel left here on the 18th. of May last with a cargo of Canadian products. -- Toronto Leader.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      December 7, 1865
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      PORT OF OAKVILLE
Register Number: 15
Name: SEAGULL
Description: Schooner
Tonnage: 238 & 1/3
When built: 1864
Where Built: Oakville
Present Master: John Murray
Where she belongs: Oakville
Builders name & date of certificate: John Simpson, April 5, I864
Description of vessel:-
      Masts: Two
      Decks: One
      Length: 112 feet
      Breadth: 23 feet & 3/I2ths.
      Depth of hold: I0 feet & I/I2th.
      How Rigged: Schooner
      Standing or Running bowsprit: Standing
      Square or round stern: Square
      Figure-head: Sea-Gull figure-head
      Carvel built.
      Surveyor: Robt. K. Chisholm
Subscribing owners:- John Murray of Oakville & Francis Jackman of Toronto, sold to Francis Jackman & William H. Jeffery dated May 8, 1665
NOTATIONS
      Registry cancelled as vessel re-registered at another Port
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Schooner SEA GULL, 270 tons (American Tonnage) Built by Simpson at Oakville 1864. Owned by Jackman & Murray. Home port, Oakville. REMARKS : AT SEA
      Association Of Canadian Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1866

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Brigantine SEA GULL, (C.) 260 tons (old style) Built by J. Simpson at Oakville 1864. Owned by Jackman & Ross. Home port, Toronto. Value $11,000 Class A 1
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1866

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Brigantine SEA GULL, 260 tons (old tonnage) Built 1864. Port of Hail, Toronto. Value $12,000. Class A 1
      Association of Lake Underwriters
      Temporary Lake Vessel Register 1868

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Schooner SEA GULL, 230 tons (American Tonnage) Built by Simpson at Oakville 1864. Owned by Smith & Post. Home port, Oakville. Value $10,000. Class A 1.
REMARKS : Brigantine
      Association Of Canadian Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1869

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Brig. SEA GULL, U. S. Number 23526, of 201.05 Tons. Homre port, Oswego
      Merchant Vessel List of U. S., 1869

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      Barge SEA GULL, U.S. Official Number 23526, of 201.05 tons. Home port, Oswego.
      List of U.S. Merchant Vessels, 1871

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      PORT OF MONTREAL
Canadian Official Number ??652. Brig SEA GULL. Built 1864 at Oakville, of 224 Reg. Tons. Owned by Thomas Jackman, of Toronto, Mariner. 112' x 23' 2" x 10' 2"
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries, List of Vessels
      on the Registry Books of Canada, Dec. 31, 1874
     
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Schooner SEA GULL , Official U. S. Number 23526 of 201.05 Gross tons, 191 Net Tons. Built 1864 Foreign built. 115 x 25 x 10. Home port, Oswego.
      List of Merchant Vessels
      of the United States, 1885

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SEA GULL, Canadian schr., 201 tons. Built Oakville 1864, made a brigantine and sailed to Africa 1865, returned to Kingston 1866, made a barge and burned Tawas, 1888.
      Beer's Hist. of the Great Lakes p. 885
     


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ocean voyage
Date of Original:
1865
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McN.E.6662
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sea Gull (Schooner), 18 May 1865