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We are seeking information on the history and owners of the Governor Stone. If you are related to any of the following or have information about them, we would be pleased if you would contact us at info@GovernorStone.org.

Charles A. Greiner of Pascagoula, Mississippi, had the vessel built and retained it until 1880. His son, Charles F. Greiner, moved to New Orleans in the early 1900s and managed a canning factory.

Mulford Dorlon of Heron Bay, Alabama, was the next owner

Patrick and his son Thomas Burns of Mobile, Alabama had partial or total ownership from 1882 to 1939 

Issac T. Rhea of Pass Christian, MS, owned the vessel from 1940 to 1952 with a break during the War (1942-47) when the U.S. War Shipping Administration ‘borrowed’ it. The vessel was named the Queen of the Fleet during this time.

Charles Merrick owned her 1953-55 as a day sailer

Col. Levi G Brown and family of New Orleans owned her 1955-56

Daniel F.Mason named her the Pirate Queen and owned her briefly in 1957

Richard Ashman called her the Sea Bob 1957-1964

Tom and Jeanette Deming called her C'est La Vie 1964-65

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