ASIA (1865, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1865
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Dalhousie, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S. Perry
Original Owner and Location:
Bryce & Muir, Port Dalhousie, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
321
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Spectacle Reef, Straits of Mackinac.
Lake Huron.

Date:
5 Sep 1866
How:
Wrecked in storm.
Final Cargo:
4 - 500 tons coal
Notes:
Bound Erie, PA for Chicago, IL, went on reef in fog & big seas; vessel abandoned mid October.
History

May have been built 1858 by Muir, Pt. Dalhousie.

1866 Flat, has bilge pumps.

1866 Owned Muir Bros. Chicago, IL; reported sold US; 331 gross tons.

1866, Sep 5 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
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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ASIA (1865, Schooner)