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The schooner Prince Edward (1867)


Port of Picton Registry, Number 1 for 1867

Name: PRINCE EDWARDType: Schooner
Official Number: Tons: 123
Where Built: MarysburghWhere she belongs: Picton
Build Year: 1867Value:
Builders name & date of certificate: George Tait, April 24, 1867
Master’s Name: S. Mouck
Length: 88 feetBreadth: 19 feet & 9/10ths.
Depth of Hold: 9 feet & 5/10thsMasts: Two
Stern: SquareBowsprit: Standing
How Built: CarvelHow Rigged: Fore & Aft
Figure-head: NoneDecks: One
Subscribing Owners: Chas. Wilson & Solomon Mouck.


Surveyed by : John Clute, Landing Master and acting Surveyor
Subscribing Owners: Chas. Wilson & Solomon Mouck, sold to Chas. Anderson of Owen Sound, Dated May 30, 1870.

Prince Edward

Schooner Prince Edward

See also the entry for the schooner Prince Edward in our ships Database.

Notes and newspaper transcriptions

  1. The schooner Prince Edward was chronologally the seventeenth vessel registered in Prince Edward County, but the Registry is clear as "No 1 for 1867."
  2. From 1870 to 1877, Charles Anderson, owner, Owen Sound, mortgaged 32 shares to Margaret A. McNab of Owen Sound.
  3. From the 1879 Insurance Register : PRINCE EDWARD:- Prince Edward ( C ) 170 tons, built South Bay 1867 by Tait, Value $5,000 Class A 2 - Remarks - Rebuilt in 1878.
  4. Statement of Wreck & Casualty, Dept. of Marine & Fisheries, 1879 : PRINCE EDWARD, Schooner of 123 tons reg., of Picton, stranded on Cockburn Island, Georgian Bay, by a shift of wind on October 25, 1879; she was bound for Kincardine from Thessalon River. Built 1867 and was a total loss.

References and source notes

(1, 2) Naval Marine Archive, Willis Metcalfe fonds
(3, 4) Maritme History of the Great Lakes

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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