Sir James Henry Craig (1811 Quebec City ship)

Sir James Henry Craig (or Sir James H. Craig) was launched in Quebec in 1811. She first appeared in Lloyd's Register (LR) in 1813 and then spent much of her career sailing between Britain and Canada. By one report she was lost on 4 December 1829. She was last listed in 1831 with stale data.

United Kingdom
Name: Sir James Henry Craig
Namesake: General Sir James Henry Craig
Builder: Bell & Robitaille, Quebec[1]
Launched: 1811
Fate: Lost 4 December 1829
General characteristics
Tons burthen: 250, or 262,[2] or 268,[1] or 286[3] (bm)
Length: 94 ft (29 m)[1]
Beam: 26 ft (7.9 m)[1]
Armament: 6 × 18-pounder carronades[3]

Year Master Owner Trade Source & notes
1813 R.Baxter Hall & Co. Falmouth transport LR[4]
1815 R.Baxter Hall & Co. Falmouth transport LR
1815 Davison Johnson London transport Register of Shipping[3]
1820 J.Diese Johnson London–Quebec LR; damages repaired 1819
1825 M.Craig Captain Leith–Richibucto LR; small repairs 1821 & 1823
1831 D.Johnson Johnson & Co. Dublin-Miramichi, New Brunswick LR; thorough repair 1825[2]

Citations and references



  • Marcil, Eileen Reid (1995) The Charley-Man: a history of wooden shipbuilding at Quebec 1763-1893 Kingston, Ontario: Quarry). ISBN 1-55082-093-1
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