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The scow Indian (1855)

1. General

Port of Picton Registry, Number : 18

Name: INDIANType: Scow
Official Number:
Tons (gross): 20Tons (net):
Where Built: North PortPort of Registry / Hail: Picton
Build Year: 1855Value:
Builder’s Name & Date of Certification: David Tait
Master’s Name: R. McClement Subscribing Owners: John Owens of Picton.
Length: 49 feet Breadth: 12 feet and 6 inches
Depth of Hold: 4 feet and 4 inches Masts:
Stern: SquareBowsprit: Standing
How Built: CarvelHow Rigged: Sloop
Figure-head: NoneDecks: One

See also the entry for the scow Indian in our ships Database.




Newspaper and other transcriptions

  1. References to the schooner Picton appear in C.H.J Snider's work:
    Schooner Days CCLXVIII (268) "Tait's Types: Round Sterned Delaware, Gun-Barrel Picton, and her Hickory Jibboom"

References and source notes

() Many of the contemporary newspaper cuttings can be found at Maritime History of the Great Lakes, Newspaper Transcriptons
() C.H.J. Snider Schooner Days index, Naval Marine Archive.

Picton built ships

The research and preparation of many of these data sheets was carried out by K.C. We extend our thanks to him.

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