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
Register Number: 17
Name PRINCE EDWARD
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.
How Built: Carvel
How Rigged: Schooner
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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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes