Item MS-2-107, SF Box 23, Folder 7 - Logbook of the schooner Vincent A. White

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Logbook of the schooner Vincent A. White

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MS-2-107, SF Box 23, Folder 7

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0.5 cm of textual records

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The Vincent A. White was a tern schooner built in Alma, New Brunswick, in 1918 and registered in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. She was launched on 7 August 1918 and assigned flag call TNLC. By the 1920s she was well known as a rum runner. Her name was changed to Estonia in 1926 and her port of registry to Lunenburg. In 1935 the Estonia sailed from Turk’s Island, West Indies, and encountered a heavy storm, losing her sails and rudder, and was abandoned in a sinking condition.

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Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives by Mr. and Mrs. Murray Oickle and accessioned in 1971.

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Item is the logbook of the tern schooner Vincent A. White on two voyages: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, to Glasgow, Scotland, from 26 June-7 November 1923; and Lunenburg to Havana, Cuba, from 14 February -2 April 1924.

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Preferred citation: Logbook of the schooner Vincent A. White, MS-2-107, SF Box 23, Folder 7, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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