Roderick Rose

Address
Cheverie, Hants, NS, Canada
Business Category: Shipbuilding and Parts
Additional Information: Also in Kempt, Hants County
Products: Ships
Dates Founded: circa 1868
Remarks: Roderick Rose operated a Ship Building Yard with a Fixed Capital of $1000 and a Floating Capital of $150. Operated 10 months in previous year; employed 4 men, 1 boy (annual payroll $1500).
List of ships built includes: 1868: R. Rose, schooner, 140t, cost $9000 1871: Arabell, brigantine, 178t, cost $9500 1872: Piscatagua, barque, 600t, built in Noel 1874: J.L. Crossley, schooner, 170t, cost $10,200 1875: Martha J. Brady, brigantine, 287t 1876: Alida A. Smith, brigantine, 180t, cost $10,500 1877: Osmond O'Brien, barque, 850t, built in Noel 1878: J.H. Masters, barque, 632t, cost $24,400 1881: C. Moore, schooner, 216t, cost $10,300 1882: D.W. Dexter, schooner, 234t, cost $11,200 1884: L.M. Smith, barquentine, 380t, cost $18,000 1886: Lillian, barquentine, 395t, cost $17,600 1888: Gamma, schooner, 150t 1890: Glenrosa, barquentine, 487t, cost $20,000 1892: Delta, schooner, 287t 1896: Omega, schooner, 200t 1898: Alpha, steam ship, 60t 1901: Theta, schooner, 429t 1902: Zeta, schooner, 340t
Costs: wood (10,000 Cubic ft.); Copper & Iron $1500. (1871)
Remarks Source: 1. The Hants Journal. 31 July 1985. 2. 1871 Census - Kempt.