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Higgie (Schooner), U18746, 5 May 1890


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El. E. Aver, the owner of the reconstructed schooner HIGGIE, has petitioned the Treasury Department for permission to change the name of the schooner to GEORGE STARGISS. She is 18 years old and has had $13,000 expended on her.
      Daily British Whig, Kingston
      May 5, 1890

NOTE: - GEORGES STURGES



Schooner HIGGIE. U. S. No. 18746. Of 439.53 tons gross; 417.56 tons net. Built Sheboygan, Wis., 1872. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 173.3 x 31.1 x 11.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
     
     
     
Schooner GEORGE STURGES.* U.S. Number 18746. Of 439.53 tons gross; 417.56 tons net. Built 1872 at Sheboygan, Wis. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 173.3 x 31.1 x 11.8
* formerly [a] HIGGIE and JONES - [b] HIGGIE
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1890


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renamed GEORGE STURGES
Date of Original:
1890
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McN.E.6938
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Higgie (Schooner), U18746, 5 May 1890