ARDELIA (1835, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1835
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oakville, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
72
Final Disposition
Final Location:
20 miles off Oswego, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
15 Apr 1854
How:
Possible hull failure?
Final Cargo:
Peas.
Notes:
Suddenly capsized & sank quickly, bow first; 6 lives lost. Crew of DANIEL WILLIAMS saw ship go down.
History

1847 Rebuilt Toronto; 72 tons; operating in barrelled fish trade out of Saugeen, trading to Toronto.

1854 Owned Butler, Oakville, ONT.

1854, Apr 15 Sunk off Oswego, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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ARDELIA (1835, Schooner)