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  • Geographic Location: Picton
  • Geraldine (1888)
        Other Names: Vergey; Official No.: 80959; 54x9x4 Owned by T. H. Lawry, Hamilton Ont. Built by H. Stanton, Picton Ont. 1888.
      Other Names: Vergey; Official No.: 80959; 54x9x4 Owned by T. H. Lawry, ...
  • Druid (1856)
        Other Names: Niagara (1901); Official No.: 53589; Previous Registration: British (1866) First Rebuild: Official Number: 53589 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 160 x 22 -- 239 tons Rebuilt: Sorel, Quebec, Canada in 1894 Second Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw Rebuilt: Picton, Ontario, Canada 160x22x10 Owned by Nova Scotia Government, to Dominion Government 1870; to ...
      Other Names: Niagara (1901); Official No.: 53589; Previous Registration: British (1866) First ...
  • John Greenway (1863)
        Other Names: Shannon (1873); Official No.: 51676; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1866) First Rebuild: Official Number: 71201 Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 81 x 13 -- 39 tons Rebuilt: Picton, Ontario, Canada in 1873 82x17x4 Owned by J. A. Porte, Picton 1871; T. Shannon, Picton 1874, 1877. Built 1863 as "canal boat", rebuilt ...
      Other Names: Shannon (1873); Official No.: 51676; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1866) First ...
  • Picton Gazette (Picton, ON), 8 Sep 1921
        p.1OLIVER MOWAT SUNKOne of the worst lake tragedies which has occurred for many years, was the sinking of the schooner Oliver Mowat on Thursday night last, after being rammed by the large steam freighter, Key West, just off Main Ducks. The Oliver ...
      p.1OLIVER MOWAT SUNKOne of the worst lake tragedies which has occurred for ...
  • Carlyle (1870)
        105x21x7 Owned by R. Makins, Kingston 1870; to G. Chaffey, Kingston 1870; W. Redmond, Picton Ont. 1886. Built by J. Doran ("of Kingston") Bedford Township Ont. Engine by Kingston Foundry. Rideau and Bay of Quinte steam barge. Towed to Kingston 16/06/80 and re-launched 23/04/81 (no explanation). Wrecked 28/09/83 near Picton ...
      105x21x7 Owned by R. Makins, Kingston 1870; to G. Chaffey, Kingston 1870; ...
  • Aberdeen (1894)
        Official No.: 94924; 100x22x9 Owned by A. W. Hepburn (Ontario & Quebec Navigation Co.), 1894; Canada Steamship Lines 1913. Used in coal trade Lake Ontario. Engines 13½-26x18 by Bertram Engineering Works, Toronto. Destroyed by fire 11/03/18 in drydock Picton. ; Final Location: Picton, Ontario, Canada, Burnt
      Official No.: 94924; 100x22x9 Owned by A. W. Hepburn (Ontario & Quebec ...
  • Robert McDonald (1890)
        Official No.: 94921; First Rebuild: Official Number: 94921 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 70 x 19 -- 52 tons Rebuilt: Kingston, Ontario, Canada in 1907 Second Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw 70x19x7 Owned by J. H. Bell & J. Eres, Kingston 1907; to I. B. Folger, Kingston 1912; to A. Sudds, Kingston 1913. Built ...
      Official No.: 94921; First Rebuild: Official Number: 94921 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 70 ...
  • Quail (1868)
        First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 77 x 14 -- -34 tons Rebuilt: Picton, Ontario, Canada in 1871 53x13x3 Owned by "Mr. Hunt", Thornbury Ont. 1868; to W. H. Morden, Sophiasburg Ont. 1870, 1873. Used on Bay of Quinte, Georgian Bay after 1868. Destroyed by fire in winter quarters 18/03/73 "Northport", ...
      First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 77 x 14 -- -34 tons Rebuilt: ...
  • Belle Wilson (1882)
        Official No.: 80953; 103x24x10 Owned by W. Ross, Picton Ont. Built by Redmond, Picton and launched 04/06/82. Engine by Kingston Foundry. Steam Barge. Sank 08/08/88 Fox Island, Thunder Bay. ; Final Location: Thunder Bay, Michigan, U.S.A., Foundered
      Official No.: 80953; 103x24x10 Owned by W. Ross, Picton Ont. Built by ...
  • Silver Spray (1880)
        Approx. 50x10 Owner unknown. Used Belleville-Picton Ont. ; Final Location: Picton, Ontario, Canada, Burnt
      Approx. 50x10 Owner unknown. Used Belleville-Picton Ont. ; Final Location: Picton, Ontario, ...
  • Saxon (1873)
        First Rebuild: Official Number: 71098 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 120 x 24 -- 181 tons Rebuilt: Picton, Ontario, Canada in 1881 102x23x8 Owned by Fraser & George, Kingston 1873, 1877; J. Vanalstine, Picton 1886. Built by Fraser & George, Kingston and launched 21/05/73. Rebuilt to 120x24x9 by J. Tait, Picton and ...
      First Rebuild: Official Number: 71098 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 120 x 24 -- ...
  • Empress of India (1876)
        Other Names: Argyle (1899); Frontier; Official No.: 72998; First Rebuild: Official Number: 94926 Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 185 x 26 -- 700 tons Rebuilt: Picton, Ontario, Canada in 1899 165x26x8 (Width over paddle boxes 42') Owned by J. S. McCuaig, Picton Ont. 1877; A. W. Hepburn, Picton 1881, 1886; Lake Ontario ...
      Other Names: Argyle (1899); Frontier; Official No.: 72998; First Rebuild: Official Number: ...
  • Armenia (1876)
        Official No.: 71209; 100x18x7 Owned by R. Johnston 1877; Steamship Mutton, Toronto 1883, 1886; Rathbun Co., Deseronto 1895, 1907. Built by D. McMurchy, Picton Ont. 1876. Engine 16x18 by J. Brokenshire, Kingston. Licensed for 271 passengers 1886. Engine unreliable at first: 7 minor breakdowns in spring 1880 alone. Known as ...
      Official No.: 71209; 100x18x7 Owned by R. Johnston 1877; Steamship Mutton, Toronto ...
  • Water Lily (1870)
        First Rebuild: Official Number: 94923 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 100 x 18 -- 95 tons Rebuilt: Picton, Ontario, Canada in 1891 Second Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw Rebuilt: Picton, Ontario, Canada 92x22x6 Owned by Fraser & George, Kingston 1870; J. B. Robinson, Thorold 1877; to H. Harris, Kemptville Ont. 1886; A. W. Hepburn, ...
      First Rebuild: Official Number: 94923 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 100 x 18 -- ...
  • Trenton (1854)
        134x23x7 Owned by J. Gilmour 1854; S. Jones 1856; J. S. McCuaig, Kingston 1858. Built by A. Cantin, Montreal 1854. Engine by Bartley & Gilbert, Montreal. Used Trenton-Montreal. "Large upper cabin" added 1856. Destroyed by fire 04/03/58 Picton. ; Final Location: Picton, Ontario, Canada, Burnt
      134x23x7 Owned by J. Gilmour 1854; S. Jones 1856; J. S. McCuaig, ...
  • Varuna (1880)
        Official No.: 72967; 94x17x5 Owned by J. A. Porter, Trenton 1886; W. B. Cooper, Picton 1895, 1901; A. Hicks, Trenton 1903; Rathbun et al., Deseronto 1907; Quinte Navigation Co., Picton 1910; to Canada Steamship Lines 1914. Built by "Mr. Davis of Wells Island", Wolfe Island Ont. 1880. Used on Bay ...
      Official No.: 72967; 94x17x5 Owned by J. A. Porter, Trenton 1886; W. ...
  • Flying Scud Flew Far: Schooner Days MCCXXV (1225)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram, 18 Jun 1955     Flying Scud Flew Far Schooner Days (MCCXXV) 1225 by C. H. J. Snider "FLYING SCUD, of Bath," she was christened, about the time the American civil war was making money for Canadian ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram, 18 Jun 1955   Flying Scud Flew Far Schooner Days (MCCXXV) 1225 by C. H. J. ...
  • Dominion Day in Belleville: Schooner Days MCCXXVII (1227)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram, 2 Jul 1955     Dominion Day in Belleville Schooner Days MCCXXVII (1227) by C. H. J. Snider POOR JACK SIDLEY of Belleville. He it was who lost the Picton with all hands. Including his own son, ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram, 2 Jul 1955   Dominion Day in Belleville Schooner Days MCCXXVII (1227) by C. H. J. ...
  • Jib Picnics in the "PICTON": Schooner Days DLXXXIX (589)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 8 May 1943     Jib Picnics in the "PICTON" Schooner Days DLXXXIX (589) by C. H. J. Snider III. The Schooner, Launched With the Dominion of Canada, Drops Into a Bottomless Hole on ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 8 May 1943   Jib Picnics in the "PICTON" Schooner Days DLXXXIX (589) by C. H. ...
  • Sea Birds Get Together in Cherry Valley: Schooner Days DLXXXVI (586)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 7 Apr 1943     Sea Birds Get Together in Cherry Valley Schooner Days DLXXXVI (586) by C. H. J. Snider WHAT a vista opened up for the right eyes at the Mariners' Service in Cherry Valley last ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 7 Apr 1943   Sea Birds Get Together in Cherry Valley Schooner Days DLXXXVI (586) by ...
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