The schooner Maggie Hunter (1876)
ex-John S. Clarke (1862)
Port of St Catherines Registry, Number 1 of 1862
|Name: MAGGIE HUNTER||Type: schooner|
|Original Registration: Name: JOHN S. CLARK, 1862-03-11|
|Official Number: 72954|
|Tons (gross): 168.94 ||Tons (net): 168.94 |
|Where Built: Mill Point||Port of Registry / Hail: St. Catharines, no. 1 of 1862|
|Build Year: 1862||Value: |
|Builder’s Name & Date of Certification: William Jameson, Mill Point; 1862|
|Master’s Name: ||Subscribing Owners: |
|Length; 104 feet and 0/10ths. ||Breadth; 24 feet and 3/10ths|
|Depth of Hold; 9 feet and 9/10ths ||Masts: 2|
|Stern: square||Bowsprit: |
| How Built: carvel, frame wood and iron||How Rigged: schooner|
|Figure-head: no ||Decks: 1 |
NOTATIONS: Register closed Sept. 1876, Cause: Lost. [Source of Data: N.A.C., MG-40 D3 B.T., B-3716, 1876, VOL. 3 - St. Catherines]
See also the entry for the schooner Maggie Hunter and previous name, schooner John S. Clark in our ships Database.
- References to the schooner Picton appear in C.H.J Snider's work:
Schooner Days DIX (509) The Round-Sterned Enterprise, 23 Aug 1941
But, Schooner Days CCLXV (265) Taits From The Isle Of Tante, 7 Nov 1936, could be the origins a commonly held error that the Maggie Hunter had been the Helen – this is surely a different vessel.
References and source notes
C.H.J. Snider Schooner Days index, Naval Marine Archive.