Fonds MC387 - An alphabetical list of all the shipping registered at Saint John, N.B... / compiled by William Smith

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An alphabetical list of all the shipping registered at Saint John, N.B... / compiled by William Smith

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Title continues … on the 1st of January 1867

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  • Variations in title: Previously known as MC387 Shipping records.

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0.5 cm of textual records

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(fl. 19th c.)

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William Smith, controller and registrar of shipping for the port of Saint John, New Brunswick, compiled this list to assist merchants, shipowners and others interested in the shipping of the port.

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Information about the custody of these records prior to acquisition is incomplete

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This printed list includes the name of the vessel, its rig, its registered tonnage, where it was built, when it was built, name and address of registered owner or managing or principal owner, and a column for remarks

There are handwritten notations of new ships, vessels lost, and records of crossings, from 1867-1887.

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Purchased by the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick from P. J. Fitzpatrick, of Fredericton, N.B., on 31 November 1980.


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The New Brunswick Museum holds the records of the Saint John Pilots' Club (ID109)

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