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White Wings Vol II. Founding Of The Provinces And Old-Time Shipping. Passenger Ships From 1840 To 1885



Electra, 606 tons, Captain Woodgate, from London, arrived 30th March, 110 days from, the Downs. An apprentice, West, was lost during a gale on the night of 26th February while on watch on forecastle. A male passenger was also drowned; he was skylarking by hanging to the fore top brace on the night of 1st January, fell overboard, and was drowned. Details of other voyages made by this ship are published in Vol. I, "White Wings."

Delaware, brigantine, 240 tons, Captain Baldwin, from London 10th April, arrived 9th August. Nova Scotian built craft for the inter-colonial trade.

Bard of Avon, 750 tons, Captain Penny, sailed from London 26th April, arrived 19th August. Passengers, 130.

Magna Bona, 1000 tons, Captain Tyson, sailed from London 29th July, arrived 21st November. Passengers, 55. A baby boy born en route was christened Magna Bona Bradshaw.