FRONIE MYRTLE

Fronie Myrtle built at Chance Cove and bought by William Whalen and his brothers in 1949. Put ashore at Kitty’s Mesh, Little Heart’s Ease. (Photo courtesy Nancy Rowe Burry)

 

Name of Vessel FRONIE MYRTLE
Type of Vessel Sailing
Owner Name(s) and Residence Samuel Benjamin Rowe, Fisherman, Chance Cove, T.B.
Owner Name(s) and Residence Gordon Bruce, Fisherman, Chance Cove, T.B.
Owner Name(s) and Residence William Whalen
Official Number(s) 159661
Year of Construction 1935
Place of Construction Chance Cove
Number of Decks  1
Number of Masts  2
Length  67 feet
Width  18 feet
Depth  8 feet
Gross Tonnage 39
Net Tonnage 37
Registered Tonnage  
Registered Year 1935
Port of Registry St. John’s, Newfoundland
Remarks Vessel registered anew in consequence of alterations at (Port) No. 26
Registry Closed June 2, 1942