Barquentine

$65.00 $45.00

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Barquentine
Nicanor, – built 1886, – length 140’, – weight – 463t, – at John H Zwicker Shipyard
Abeona, – built 1893, – length 149’ – weight 500t, – at John H Zwicker Shipyard

The Barquentine is a vessel with the foremast rigged square, and the other masts rigged fore and aft. Our vessel is similar to the Maid of England of 750 tons built at Grosses Coques in 1919. She was the last Canadian commercial vessel to carry a square rig, being abandoned at sea in 1928. Only a small number of this type were built locally.
In Mahone Bay, the Nicanor,463 tons, and Ravenswood, 524 tons, were built in the John     H. Zwicker shipyard in 1886 and 1890.

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