POLO, MARCO (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oakville, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Simpson
Original Owner and Location:
Gooderham & Company, Toronto, Ontario
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
101'
Beam:
20.3'
Depth:
8.6'
Tonnage (old style):
235
History

1860 Reportedly capsized between Grand River & Long Point, Lake Erie

with loss of all 8 crew

1861 Owned Gooderham & Worts, Toronto

1864 Owned H. Piper, Toronto

1866 Owned Piper & Company, Oakville, Ontario; 188 ton, dry rot

1869, June Collided with bark HOMER on Lake Erie

1872, September 15 At W.Power & Company shipyard, Kingston, being

rebuilt

1873 Listed 145 tons, owned Pontin, Oakville

1877 Owned Philip Shevlin, Belleville, Ontario

1878 Owned W. Ponton, port of hail Belleville

1881 Reported seized for infraction of revenue laws

1886 Owned P. Shevlin, Belleville

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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POLO, MARCO (1854, Schooner)