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Starling (Schooner), burnt, 7 Jan 1895


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STARLING Schooner. Home port, Picton. On Jan.7, 1895 Schooner while in winter quarters at Toronto, Lake Ontario, caught fire and became a total loss. 198 Tons Reg. Valued at $1,500.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty for the year 1895
      Dept. Marine & Fisheries. Sessional Papers 1896

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Name..................STARLING
Type..................Schooner
Tonnage...............198 Tons
When built............1873
Where built...........Sophiasburg
Present Master........S.Collier
Builders name.........John Tait
Date of Certificate...May 28,1873
Description of vessel
     
Length................108 feet
Breadth...............24 feet & 10/10ths. (above)
Depth of hold.........10 feet

Masts.................Two
Bowsprit..............Standing
Stern.................Square
How built.............Carvel
How rigged............Schooner
Figure-head...........None
Decks.................Two ??

Subscribing owners:-Solomon & Jacob Collier, sold to J.Starling and Peter Conger of Bellville and Toronto,dated May 31, 1873.
NOTATIONS
Carried to new book.
      I have from enquiries made, reliable informatiom that this vessel has been lost, destroyed or broken-up. Register Closed dated Dec. 31, 1897.
      Port of Picton Shipping Register
      No. 41 of 1873
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Notes:
Reason: burnt
Hull damage: $1,500
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1895
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Local identifier:
McN.W.8742
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.634444 Longitude: -79.370833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Starling (Schooner), burnt, 7 Jan 1895