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Prince Edward (Schooner), aground, 25 Oct 1879


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PRINCE EDWARD:- From the 1879 Insurance Register: - Prince Edward ( C ) 170 tons, built South Bay 1867 by Tait, Value $5,000 Class A 2 - Remarks - Rebuilt in 1878.
(Missing from all later registers)


PRINCE EDWARD, Schooner of 123 tons reg., of Picton, stranded on Cockburn Island, Georgian Bay, by a shift of wind on October 25, 1879; she was bound for Kincardine from Thessalon River. Built 1867 and was a total loss.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries, 1879


      PORT OF PICTON
      Vessel Register
      Register Number: 17
      Name PRINCE EDWARD
      Description: Schooner
      Tonnage 123
      When Built:1867
      Where Built: Marysburg
      Masters Name: S. Mauck
      Builders name & date of certificate: George Tait, April 24, 1867
      Description of vessel:
      Length: 88 feet
      Breadth: 19 feet & 9/lOths.
      Depth of hold: 9 feet & 5/10ths.
      Masts: Two
      Stern: Square
      Bowsprit: Standing
      How Built: Carvel
      How Rigged: Schooner
      Figure-head: None
      Decks: One
      Subscribing owners: Chas. Wilson & Solomon Mauck, sold to Chas. Anderson
      of Owen Sound, Dated May 30,1870


      VESSEL WAS LOST ON COCKBURN ISLAND IN NOV. 1879
      REGISTER CLOSED MARCH 15,1889

     

     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1879
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.23350
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.924444 Longitude: -83.370555
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Prince Edward (Schooner), aground, 25 Oct 1879