Fonds MC413 - Venus (schooner) log book

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Venus (schooner) log book

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  • Photocopied [ca. 1980] (Creation)
    Venus (Schooner)

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1 cm of textual records

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(fl. 1884-1885)

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The schooner "Venus" of Chatham, New Brunswick, sailed in the coastal trade around northeastern New Brunswick in 1884 and 1885 and probably both before and after those dates. Her master was probably Joseph Lantentigne and her owner was probably James Godin of Petit Rocher, N.B.

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The captain's log fills most of the log book and gives sailing dates of the "Venus", weather conditions, departure points, and ports of call. The rest of the volume contains accounts in several different hands.

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Donated to the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick by Donat Robichaud, of Beresford, New Brunswick, in 1980.


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