ARK (1875, Barge)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
72957
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Dalhousie, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Scow-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. Muir
Original Owner and Location:
Bryce Muir, Grantham, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
175.6'
Beam:
35.6'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
609
Tonnage (net):
52
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Port Colborne, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
24 Oct 1887
How:
Wrecked in storm.
Notes:
Driven ashore; released but total loss.
History

1875, Aug 19 Registered St. Catherines.

1887 ALBION towed ARK.

1887, Oct 4 Canadian steambarge ALBION & schooner ARK ashore Grindstone City & deserted by crews.

1887, Oct 24 Wrecked.

1890, May ENTERPRISE towed ARK & ANTELOPE.

1896, May 4 Montreal Lighterage Co.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
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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ARK (1875, Barge)