ARIADNE (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Burwell, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Foster
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
97'
Beam:
22'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
140
Capacity:
10,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Oswego, NY, Mexico Bay.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
30 Nov 1886
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
10,000 bushels barley.
Notes:
Went ashore Big Sandy Creek near Mexico Bay, Lake Ontario. Captain & 3 crew lost. Went to pieces few miles east of Sandy Creek Life Saving Station.
History

1871 Robinson, Newcastle, ONT.

1873, Nov 4 Ashore New Castle, Lake Ontario.

1873 Robinson, New Castle.

1876 158 tons.

1878 97 x 26.6 x 8.2; 158 tons; F. Gibson.

1879 Owned Gibson et. al., Port Burwell, ONT.

1886, Dec Ashore Mexico Bay, Lake Ontario; wrecked.

1886, Dec 6 & 8 Bodies recovered from wreck.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
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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ARIADNE (1867, Schooner)