AUSTRALIA (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sodus, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Hosea Rogers
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
151
History

1853-1854 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1859, Nov 24 Ashore Gravelly Bay, Port Colborne; reportedly broken in two.

1860 Owned J.G. Beard & Son, Toronto, ONT.

1863 148 tons.

1866 123 gross tons.

1869, Oct 26 Laden with barley; ashore 1 1/2 miles below Oswego, NY in snowstorm; cargo damaged.

1870 Rebuilt.

1871 Owned Jackman, Toronto, ONT. Large repairs 1868 & 1869.

1871, Nov 15 Collision with schooner LADY FRANKLIN, Toledo harbor.

1878 Rebuilt; 148 ton barge.

1879 Owned Rathbun, Montreal.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
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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AUSTRALIA (1853, Schooner)