Pierce SWEETMAN in the  Dictionary Canadian Biography

 

Roger Forestal Sweetman, son of  Pierce Sweetman, of the Waterford firm Sweetman and Saunders had the following ships in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland. 

b. - built
c. - closed
 o. # - official number
 u/k - unknown
 F/P - Farmer/Planter
 Fm - Fisherman
T/D - Trader/Dealer
 Sch. - Schooner
 LAS - Lost at sea
 B/U - Broken up
 RDN - Registered De Novo
 NLE - No Longer Exists / No Information Available
 XNP - Transfered to a New Port
 PL - Placentia

 BLENHEIM, 131 ton Brigantine (70'x21'x11'), b. 1834 Cape Breton Island,
NS., reg. 1835, S835039, c. 1837 - XNP - Waterford, Ireland.
 Owner:  Robert Forestal Sweetman, Merchant of PL.

 Roger Forestal Sweetman, Merchant of PL. and Pierce Sweetman, Merchant of
 Waterford, Ireland owned these six:

  ALERT, 70 ton Sch. (56'x18'x8'), b. 1826 PL., reg. 1826, S826038, c.
1828 - RDN.

  LEONARD, 75 ton Sch. (57'x18'x10'), b. 1827 PL., reg. 1827, S827029,
c.1836 - LAS - PB.

CONCORD, 107 ton Brigantine (62'x20'x13'), b. 1814 Digby, NS., reg.
1822, S822033, c. 1826 - XNP - Waterford, Ireland.

MESSENGER, 42 ton Sch. (52'x14'x8'), b. 1827 PL., reg. 1828, S828001,
c. 1831 - LAS.

 JULIET, 49 ton Sch. (54'x14'x8'), b. 1838 PL., reg. 1828, S828058, c.
1837 _ LAS.

GLEANER, 32 ton Sch. (48'x13'x6'), b. 1831 PL., reg. 1831, S831043, c.
1835 - RDN.

Roger Forestal Sweetman and Patrick Hogan, Merchants of Placentia, owned these three:

REINDEER, 37 ton Sch. (49'x14'x7'), b. 1844 PL., reg. 1844, S844109,
c. 1849 - RDN.

MARY, 77 ton Sch. (60'x16'x10'), b. 1844 Bras D'or Lake, NS., reg.
1842, S842073, c. 1848 - XNP - Waterford, Ireland.

ZEPHYR, 30 ton Sch. (50'x14'x6'), built 1845 PL., reg. 1845, S845096,
c.1872 - LAS. Roger Forestal Sweetman, Merchant of PL., owned these nine:
 

EXPRESS, 45 ton Sch. (53'x14'x5'), b. 1820 PL., reg. 1827, S827032, c.
1828 - B/U.

JOHN HENRY, 43 ton Sch. (47'x15'x8'), b. 1826 Lunenburg, NS., reg.
1834, S834048, c. 1872 - NLE.

OCONNELL, 132 ton Brig. (76'x20'x13'), b. 1832 PL., reg. 1832,
S832062, c. 1837 - RDN.
 

ERIN, 69 ton Sch. (69'x19'x?), b. 1833 PL., reg. 1833, S833025, c.1838 - XNP Waterford, Ireland.

MARY, 53 ton Sch. (53'x15'x8'), b. 1834 Cape Breton Island, NS., reg.
1835, S835040, c. 1836 - RDN.

EMELINE, 138 ton Brig (74'x21'x14'), b. 1800 Bideford, England, reg.
1836, S836045, c. 1837 - XNP - Waterford, Ireland.

JULIET, 164 ton Brig (78'x21'x14'), b. 1840 PL., reg. 1840, S840072,
c. 1841 - XNP - Waterford, Ireland.

CAPELIN, 35 ton Sch. (47'x15'x8'), b. 1851 PL., reg. 1851, S851100, c.
1853 - Sold to Foreigners.

FLY, 21 ton Sch. (55'x12'x6'), b. 1853 PL., reg. 1853, S853108, o. #
034150, c. 1872 - LAS.

Roger Forestal Sweetman, Merchant of Waterford, Ireland, owned this one:
 

CERES, 56 ton Sch. (54'x16'x8'), b. 1823 PL., reg. 1823, S823031, c.
1825 -RDN.


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