Elizabeth peers


The schooner Elizabeth Peers was owned by William Postlethwaite, Millom shipowner, for her entire career. She was an iron-hulled three-masted schooner, built in September 1885 by William Thomas at Amlwch, Anglesey.

This schooner is discussed in "Ships and Seamen of Anglesey" by Aled Eames. Appendix IX gives a summary of her building costs, which amounted to £2147 18s 2d.

The Elizabeth Peers foundered off Rio Grande Bar on the 18th February 1893.

Name Year Built Gross Tons Length (feet) Breadth (feet) Depth (feet) Masts Figurehead Stern Lloyd's Classn.
Elizabeth Peers  1885  183 107.1  23.6  10.4   3     100A1 

Sources :

  1. Barrow Shipping Register
  2. "Ships and Seamen of Anglesey" by Aled Eames ISBN 0 905555 50 3