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Brigs and Barques: Images and Artworks from the Age of Sail


Forest King

Ship Forest King, 1602 tons, photographed when ready for launching in October 1877 at John Burton North's Shipyard, about 3/4 mile NNW of Hantsport, but located across the county line, in Kings County, NS. J.B. North ran this shipyard from 1864 to 1894.

Date: 1877

Reference: Nova Scotia Archives  Photo Collection: Ships: Forest King / negative no.: N-6447

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