The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Sinbad (Schooner), 20 Jul 1848


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The vessel built for the Hon. H. Cameron, at Port Sarnia, by Messrs. Stud & McKenzie, which has been so much admired for her beauty and strength by every person who has seen her, was yesterday consigned to her natural element in the presence of the largest number of people ever seen at one time at Port Sarnia. The ceremony of christening was performed by Miss Emma Vidall, youngest daughter of Capt. Vidall, one of the oldest settlers of the place.
This vessel is called the SINBAD, and will in a few days be ploughing the lakes, under the command of Capt. Charles McGlashan, late of the schooner AMHERSTBURG - a person well worthy of commanding such a vessel.
      Goderich Huron Signal
      Friday, July 21 1848
     

Schooner SINBAD was launched by the daughter of Captain Vidall at Port Sarnia. The vessel was built for M. Cameron by Stud & Mckenzie, and will be commanded by Capt. Chas. McGlasham. -- Chatham Freeman (part)
      Toronto Globe
      July 22, 1848
     

      SINBAD, three masted schooner of 300 tons. Built Port Sarnia 1848. Owned by E.G. Merrick. Home port, Clayton Class A1* Value ¬£2,000. Captain, J. Warwick. REMARKS - Timber trade
      Register of British Shipping
      Inland waters, 1854
     
     
     


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launch, Port Sarnia
Date of Original:
1848
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McN.E.9638
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sinbad (Schooner), 20 Jul 1848