FORT, DANIEL G. (1869, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
6627
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Tonawanda, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Humble
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
137'
Beam:
26.3'
Depth:
12.1'
Tonnage (gross):
339
Tonnage (net):
322
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near harbor enterance at Oswego, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
27 Nov 1894
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
None.
Notes:
Lost towline & went ashore; schooner BALTIC same place.
History

1871 Owned at Dunkirk.

1876 Owned Faulkner et al, Oswego, NY.

1881, Apr 27 Part owner Albert Quonce, Oswego.

1882, Nov 27 Collision with Polk Street bridge while being towed; major repairs.

1885, Aug 14 Struck PATHFINDER, CORMERANT & CAMDEN.

1894, Nov 27 Owned B.C. Frost; wrecked, Lake Ontario.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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

FORT, DANIEL G. (1869, Schooner)
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FORT, DANIEL G. (1869, Schooner)