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The schooner Maggie Hunter (1876)

ex-John S. Clarke (1862)


Port of St Catherines Registry, Number 1 of 1862

Name: MAGGIE HUNTERType: schooner
Original Registration: Name: JOHN S. CLARK, 1862-03-11
Official Number: 72954
Tons (gross): 168.94 Tons (net): 168.94
Where Built: Mill PointPort of Registry / Hail: St. Catharines, no. 1 of 1862
Build Year: 1862Value:
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: squareBowsprit:
How Built: carvel, frame wood and ironHow 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.

Newspaper transcriptions

  1. 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.

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