Excerpts from the Prince Edward Island NewsPapers

1823 – 1830:
Three Rivers, Georgetown, Montague, Cardigan, Brudenell
etc. References
From the P.E.I. Register



Ship Launchings at Three Rivers:

1823: Messrs. McDonald, a brig
1824: Oct. 30: A & H McDonald, Matilda, a brig
1825: Dec. 6: Angus & Hugh McDonald Shipyard, the Catherine Macdonald; 302 tons Smuggler, 41 tons. Hibernia, 300 tons
1826: Sept. 10: Owen Shipyard, Bolivar, 385 tons
1827: A. & H. Macdonald, the Marshal Macdonald, 340 tons
1828: A & T. Owen, Cardigan River, Sir Edward Codrington, 410 tons, launched July 29, reported in Register, Aug. 5;
1829: Sept. 29; Messrs. Owen, report on launching of the Economists, 326 tons at Cardigan River
1829: Three Brothers, Joseph Allen, 38 tons; Three Sisters, Benjamin Coffin; Esmont, by A. & H. M’Donald. 265 tons
1832: Oct. 13, the Earl Grey, 450 tons from Owen Bros., Three Rivers, launched Oct. 9th (British American, Oct. 13, 1832)
1833: R.G., Oct. 15; Launching of Elitza 198 tons, from Messrs. A.& T, Owen’s shipyard, Cardigan.
1835: Aug. 25; barque Castalia, Cardigan. By Messrs. Owen, for James Peake



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