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Baron Renfrew Timber Ship (Timber Drogher) 1825

Baron Renfrew

Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. R9266-3280 Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana

Inscription: Inscribed in the stone. l.c.; The largest Ship ever built, THE BARON RENFREW, Captn: Mattw: Walker. From a Drawing highly approved by the Captain, Officers & Crew as the only correct portrait! As She appeared on the 21st: Octr: 1825, at the time the Captain, Officers & remaining 22 of her crew left her, off Gravelines. - She left Quebec Augt. 23rd & filled with water 650 Miles from land, drew 33 ft. & had 31 ft. water in her Hold, was waterlogged & went ashore in 3 pieces 24th Octr: near Calais. Her 4 Anchors wd. 192 cwt. Chain 2 1/4 In. diamr: 130 fathoms long, wt. 14 Tons Hemp cable 26 In. Circume: got on the Long sands off Margate 16th & off 18th Octr: Cargo consisted of 9000 Tons of Timber.
— Printed & Pubd. 27th Octr: 1825. By S. Vowles, 3, St. Michael's Alley, Cornhill, London. l.l.; Dra[wn] [illegible word ending in "ity"] / M. Young. l.r.; S. Vowles Lith. [hardly legible]; in pen and ink, verso. u.l.; C. Richardson [sic?] / Limehouse.

A four-masted barque built of wood in 1825 by Charles Wood, Anse du Fort, Quebec. Dimensions 92,6518,5910,36 meters [304'61'34'] and tonnage 5294 GRT. Built of mostly square timbers with the intention of being taken apart at the arrival at the destination and sold for her timbers. Lars Bruzelius — off-site link

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