James McBride (Brig), 1 Dec 1848
- Full Text
"The brig MCBRIDE arrived here December 4th. freighted with salt direct from Turk's Island, it passing through the St. Lawrence and Canadian waters in bond and the duties being paid here. Part, also of her cargo consists of cod-fish direct from Nova Scotia. This is the first foreign shipment ever made fron the Atlantic seaboard direct to any point on our Inland Seas. -- Chicago Journal, 6th instant
Buffalo Morning Express
December 15, 1848
The First Arrival --The brig McBRIDE, which arrived day before yesterday, was freighted with salt direct from Turk's Island, it passing through the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Canadian waters in bond, the duties being paid upon it here. Part also of her cargo consisted of codfish direct from Nova Scotia.
This is the first foreign shipment ever made from the Atlantic seaboard direct to any port on our Inland Seas. - - Chicago Journal, 6th.
Chronicle & News Kingston
Nov. I8, I848
NOTE- The Kingston Chronicle & News item's date is obviously in error -- likely December 18th.?
Brig JAMES McBRIDE of 271 tons. registered at the port of Detroit during 1854.
List of American vessesl 1854
Feb. 24, I855
brig JAMES McBRIDE earliest mention 1851 on J. Poole notes
Institute for Great Lakes Research
Bowling Green, Ohio
NOTE:-- The McBRIDE apparently came through without touching at the ports of Quebec and Montreal, both ports' newspapers were checked very thoroughly but no mention was found of her passage what-so-ever
PORT OF OSWEGO
No. 44 of 1848
Name. . . . . . . . . . .. JAMES Mc BRIDE
Type. . . . . . . . . . . . .Brig
Tonnage. . . . . . . . . .271 & 85/95 ths.
When Built . . . . . . 1848
Where Built . . . . . . Irving.
Builders name . . . . Charles Stephens
Date of registration at port of Oswego, May 27, 1848
Description of vessel
Length. 125 feet 11 inches
Breadth 25 feet 5.5 inches
Depth 9 feet 7.5 inches
Present Master Joseph Miller
Subscribing owners :- Able G. Morgan & Joseph Whillet (or Whittet ?)
Surrendered Nov. I3, 848 - By reason of change of owners.
- Media Type:
- Item Type:
- 1st. arrival from Ocean to ?
- Date of Original:
- Local identifier:
- Language of Item:
- William R. McNeil
- Copyright Statement:
- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes