FRONTENAC (1854, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Amherst Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Daivd Tait
Original Owner and Location:
John Knight, George Martin, Marysburg, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
115'
Beam:
19.5'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
138
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Burwell, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
30 Sep 1865
How:
Struck a pier, went ashore, broke up.
Final Cargo:
Lumber
History

1860 Owned J. D. Morton, Kingston, ONT.

1863, Oct 15 Owned Robert & William, Hethington, Port Union, ONT.

1864 Onwed J. D. Morton, Kingston.

1865, May 1 Owned William Jeffery, Toronto.

1865, Sep 30 Wrecked Port Burwell, Lake Erie; owned J. D. Morton, Kingston.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
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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FRONTENAC (1854, Scow Schooner)