SEVERN (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Welland, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Andrew's
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
151'
Beam:
27.5'
Depth:
12.7'
Tonnage (gross):
620
Tonnage (net):
536
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Reef off Cove Island, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.

Date:
4 Oct 1894
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Coal
Notes:
Released of tow by steamer AFRICA in storm, she was driven on a reef & pounded to pieces.
History

1874 Owned Isaac May, Keswick, ONT; towed by ISAAC MAY.

1876 3 masted barge; owned Beaver Line, Toronto, ONT; repaired.

1882, Jun Ran on Beaver Line with steambarge ISAAC MAY & barges WAUBASHENE & MUSKOKA; laid up Tonawanda.

1887, Mar Owned Michael's Bay Lumber Co.

1886 Owned Robert Moat, Montreal, QUE.

1889 Towed by AFRICA with MARQUIS.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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SEVERN (1872, Schooner)