Submitted by Christine Gorman
As published in the Daily Examiner, January 4, 1886.
LIST OF VESSELS REGISTERED AT THE PORT CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I., DURING THE YEAR 1885
Feb. 17B Schr. Confederate, built at New Glasgow, P. E. I., 49 tons, owned by James Barrett, Charlottetown, P. E. I.
May 5B Schr. Maggie Alice, built at Souris, P. E. I., 79 tons, owned by James Lanigan, Souris, P.E.I.
May 12B Schr. Annie T. McKie, built at New London, P.E.I., 68 tons, owned by Henry McKie, New London, P.E.I.
June 1B Schr. Plow the Sea, built at Victoria, Lot 29, P.E.I., 74 tons, owned by Joseph W. Stordy, Victoria, Crapaud, P.E.I.
June 6B Schr. Minnie May, built at Montague, P.E.I., 59 tons, Wm. A. Poole, Lower Montague, P.E.I.
June 29B Schr. Lizzie C., built at St. Martins, N. B., 79 tons, owned by Samuel H. Brown, New London, P.E.I.
June 29B Brigt. Lantana, built at Georgetown, P.E.I., 246 tons, classed 9 A1, owned by Malcolm McDonald, Georgetown, P. E. I.
July 16B Schr. General Middleton, built at Souris, P.E.I., 76 tons, owned by Dennis Murphy, Souris, P.E.I.
July 17B Schr. J. Fraser, built at LaHavre, N. S., 40 tons, owned by Stephen McLellan, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
July 29 B Schr. Nereid, built at Montague, P.E.I., 76 tons, owned by Daniel R. Dewar, Montague, P.E.I.
July 31B Schr. Favorite, built at Miramichi, N. B., 20 tons, owned by Hazen Lowther, Shemogue, N. B.
Aug. 7B Schr. Pleiades, built at Pubnico, N. S., 39 tons, owned by James Dunn, Murray harbor, P.E.I.
Aug. 12 B Schr. Swordfish, built at Summerside, P.E.I., 149 tons, classed 10 A, owned by James W. Richards, Bideford, P.E.I.
Aug. 26B Schr. Charlie, built at Beverley, Mass, U.S., 64 tons, owned by John T. Crockett, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Sept. 21B Schr. William and Mary, built at Port Hawkesbury, N.S., 36 tons, owned by Daniel McRae, Point Prim, P.E.I.
Oct. 21B Schr. Lady May, built at Cardigan, P.E.I., 12 tons, owned by Neil McLeod, Cardigan, P.E.I.
Oct. 23 B Schr. Commodore, built at LaHavre, N.S., 41 tons, owned by Rolla McKay, Centreville, Bedeque, P.E.I.
Nov. 9 B Barkentine Vivid, built at Lot 14, P.E.I., 445 tons, classed 10 A, owned by John Yeo, Port Hill, P.E.I.
Nov. 9 B Barkentine Minnia, built at Bideford, P.E.I., 423 tons, classed 10 A1, owned by James W. Richards, Bideford, P.E.I.
Nov. 17 B Schr. Critic, built at Conquerall, N.S., 57 tons, owned by William McLaren, Georgetown, P.E.I.
11 new vessels, 1,707 tons; 8 vessels transferred from other ports, 376 tons; 1 vessel registered anew, 49 tons; Total, 20 vessels registered, 2,132 tons. Average tons new vessels, 164 tons.
Total number and tons on registry Dec. 31, 1884:
Vessels transferred from other ports
Vessels registered de novo
Vessels wrecked, foundered, abandoned at sea
Broken up and condemned as unseaworthy
Vessels sold to foreigners
Vessels registered de novo
Vessels transferred to other ports
Total remaining on the registry on the 31st of December, 1885 227 36,040
1 ship, measuring
28 barks, measuring
8 barkentines, measuring
3 brigs, measuring
23 brigantines, measuring
151 schooners, measuring
1 sloop, measuring
12 steamers, measuring