ACACIA (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
126464
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Smith's Falls, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Square stern, carvel built.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
O'Meara & Co.
Master Carpenter:
Wm.O'Mara
Original Owner:
Alfred Ayerth ? & Ger Oldreive
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
102.3'
Beam:
24.2'
Depth:
9.6'
Tonnage (gross):
215
Tonnage (net):
188.01
History

1877 Owner J. Conley, Yarker, ONT.

1878 Owners Oldreive et al, Kingston (Al, $9000).

1888 Rebuilt.

1892 Owners Oldreive & Co.

1899 Owners Oldreive & Co., Kingston.

1903, May 2 Stranded on Main Ducks, owned by Capt. James Crosby Cargo coal.

1908 Jul 12 Foundered; rebuilt to a barge.

1908 Rebuilt, 188 tons net.

1930 Owner Wm. G. Woodman of Wolfe Island, ONT, home port Kingston, 102 X 20 X 9, 188 gross tons.

1938 Out of Canadian registry.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
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

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