Photo by Alex Bruce

Shipping List

The C.G.S Brant was a Canadian Coast Guard Ship commissioned by the Department of Transport.

This ship is a part of lighthouse history because it supplied the lighthouse with its ongoing needs.

The following list provides a fascinating glimpse of life at the lighthouse.

  • 270 Gal. Kerosene Oil
  • 6 Containers (Kerosene Oil Bbls.)
  • 12 Boxes Matches
  • 12 Bars Soap Laundry
  • 1 Tin Metal Polish
  • 1 Gal. Paint Reg. Signal
  • 10 Gal. Paint Lighthouse White
  • 1 Gal. Turpentine
  • 5 lbs. Washing Soda
  • 2 Gal. Methylated Spirits
  • 1 Tin Stove Polish
  • 5 lbs. Putty
  • 5 lbs. Rags Wiping
  • 1 Pail Galvd.
  • 1 Brush Paint Flat 3″
  • 1 Brush Paint Flat 2″
  • 1 Oil Carrier 1 Gal. with Spout
  • 1 /25 M/M Burner Cover
  • 12/25 M/M Mantles
  • 12/25 M/M Prickers
  • 12/25 M/M Vaporizing Tubes
  • 6 Return of Stores Sheets
  • 12 Lighthouse Diary Sheets
  • 1 Correspondence Pad