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Prussia (Schooner), C77623, 30 Apr 1879


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Brevities. --The schooner PRUSSIA is a new vessel just completed at Garden Island. She is full canal size, and will be launched in a few days.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Saturday, April 19, 1879


The PRUSSIA, a large new schooner, was launched at Garden Island on the 30th. ult. She is 139 feet keel, 20 feet 2 inches beam, and 14 feet hold, and registers 385 tons.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Friday, May 9, 1879
     

      FINISHED IN OIL.
Toledo Commercial: -- "A new schooner put in an appearance at Toledo yesterday, and inquiry revealed the fact that it was its maiden trip. It was the PRUSSIA, and came to light from Kingston. It is a three mast top-sail schooner or barkantine with a hold 14 feet deep, one foot deeper than the average boat that puts in here. There is no paint on her at all, with the exception of her bulwarks, but her hull is oiled oak and of a very pretty appearance. She is owned by Calvin Breck, of Garden Island, and is sailed by Capt. Donnelly. It is said that she will be sent to the West Indies the coming winter."
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Sunday, June 8, 1879
     
     
Schooner PRUSSIA. Official Canada No. 77623. Of 376 tons reg. Built Garden Island, Ont., 1879. Home port, Kingston, Ont. 134.0 x 26.0 x 13.3. Owned by D.D. Calvin, of Garden Island, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886
     
     


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launch, Garden Island
Date of Original:
1879
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McN.E.6979
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Prussia (Schooner), C77623, 30 Apr 1879