Friday, September 2, 2016

1855. George LeBlond. 16 year old crew member on vessel " Token ". Jersey, Channel Islands

The 127 ton schooner rigged vessel " Token " was built by G. Deslandes, shipbuilders at First Tower, St. Helier, Jersey.Built in 1850 for the Owner’s David De Quetteville, who ‘ran’ her for thirteen years. George was " onboard " the vessel as a 'boy ' on 26 June 1855. He was a crew member for one year. Shipping records show that in 1857 he was crew on a Deslandes brigantine " Accra ".

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