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The schooner Phoenix (1852)


Port of Picton Registry, Number 2 :

Name: PHOENIXType: Schooner
Official Number: Tons: 121
Where Built: AtholWhere she belongs: Picton
Build Year: 1852Value:
Builders name & date of certificate: Thomas Rickson & A. Palen
Master’s Name: John Stanton
Length: 80 feetBreadth: 19 feet & 6/10ths.
Depth of Hold: 9 feetMasts: Two
Stern: SquareBowsprit: Round [sic]
How Built: CarvelHow Rigged: Fore & Aft
Figure-head: ScrollDecks: One
Subscribing Owners: Wm. A. Palen & John Stanton, farmers of Athol joint owners.




Schooner Phoenix

See also the entry for the schooner Phoenix in our ships Database.

  1. 1852 Registered, Picton, ONT. 1853 Rebuilt; 120 tons. 1854 Owned Stanton & Co., Picton. Post 1854 Wrecked & lost.

Newspaper transcriptions

  1. 1855: County owned schooner PHOENIX, under Capt. John Stanton, feared lost. Were all County crew.

References and source notes

(2) C. Patrick Labadie, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
(3) Naval Marine Archive, Willis Metcalfe fonds

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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