|Title||Cargo book of Schooner Wanderer [including log book]|
|Object Name||Book, Record|
|Dates of Creation||1873-1887|
Title page: "Cargo book of Schooner Wanderer belonging to the Port of Toronto; James Jackman Master; James Henry Jackman, owner; 110 tons burthen; 2 masts, 1 deck.
Also includes Log Book commencing in 1883, with change of ownership to Captain John Spence of Southampton.
The headings under which cargo information was recorded, from 1873-[1882?] consist of "marks", "nos." "when shipped", "by whom", "description of goods", "whence", "consignee", "destination", "remarks".
Examples of goods shipped included wheat, peas, stone, barley, coal, lumber, bark, and salt. Destinations include: Kingston, Trenton, Toronto, Portsmouth, Belleville, Niagara and Port Dalhousie, Walkerville, Windsor, Detroit, Chatham, Toledo, Sarnia, Port Huron, and Goderich.
The ship's log, commencing in or around 1883 until 1887, records information about the weather and the ship's travels This includes records of travel on Lake Huron in the County of Bruce with references to Pike Bay, Point Clark, Port Elgin, Kincardine, and Saugeen. References to other ships include the Nemesis.
|Finding Aid and Transcription Links||TRANSCRIPT of Schooner Wanderer Log Book portions, 1883-1887|
|Collection||Spence, John family fonds|
|Physical Description||33 x 21 x 1.5 cm. -- multicoloured green/brown hardcover.|
Spence, John, Captain
|Businesses and Organizations||Wanderer|
|Related items within BCM&CC Collection||Show Related Records...|
|Level of Description||Item|
|Parent Object||John Spence family fonds|