File consists of a binder with information concerning schooners; listed pertaining to Great Lake schooner travel, mainly on Lake Ontario and having a connection to Port Hope and Cobourg. The information consists of photocopies of articles from Port Hope papers, including the Guide and the Watchman, as well as newspaper clippings from papers in the 1980s and 1990s.
Schooners listed include: Accommodation, Acorn, Ainsworth, Albacore, Albatross, Allen Mur, Alpha, America, Andrew Stevens, David Andrews, Anne Craig, Ann Jane Brown, Annie Maud, Arctic, Ariel, Augusta, Aurora, Ballou, B. A. Standard, Bermuda, Beverly, Bloomer, Buttles, Canada, Caroline, Caroline Marsh, Cavalier, Col. Posers, Comet, Countess of Dufferin, Dan Marble, Delaware, D. Freeman, Dolphin, E. H. Rutherford, Eliza Quinlan, Emblem, Emerald, Enterprise, Erie Belle, Exchange, Fail, Fanny Gardner, F & F Cole, F. H. Burton, Flora Carveth, Flora, Flora Emma, Forrest Queen, Frank Pierce, Freeman, French Barque, Frontenac, Game Cock, Garabaldi, Gentle Jane, Great Western, Hamilton & Scourge, Hunter, Iceburg, Indiana, Isabel, Jane Ann Marsh, Jessie Brown, Jessie Drummond, J. B. Skinner, J. J. Manley, J. P. Hale, John Walter, John Wesley, Julia B. Merrill, Keewatin, Key West, Lady Elgin, St. Lawrence, Leander, Lewis Ross, Lindsay, Lyman Davis, Magdalena, Magdala, Maid of the Mill, Marie Annette, Marquest, Mary, Mary & Lyndon, May Flower, Minniehaha, Miranda, Mohawk, Monsoon, Nellie Hunter, Nelson, New Brunswick, New York, Niagara, Northern Light, Oliver Mowat, Ontario, Otonabee, Perry, Philo Bennet, Pilot, Quebec, Radiant, Rough & Ready, Royal Oak, Sacramento, Sarah, Sarah Ann Marsh, Saucy Jack, Scalana, Shicalnca, Sir Charles Metcalfe, Van Straubenzee, Sligo, Speedy, Star of Hope, Suffall, Three Brothers, Trade Wind, Two Brothers, Utica, Water Witch, Wave Crest, Welland, West Wind, W. J. Suffett. Also includes information on shipbuilder Louis Shickluna.