TUSCARORA (1871, Barge)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
80912
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Garden Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Henry Roney
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
134.8'
Beam:
26.5'
Depth:
11.4'
Tonnage (gross):
400
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Harbor entrance, Oswego, New York, Lake Ontario
Date:
4 Oct 1885
How:
Wrecked
Notes:
In tow of tug PROCTOR with HATTIE L JOHNSON & other barges, struck bottom just off harbor entrance lighthouse & broke up; crew rescued by Oswego Lifesaving crew
History

1878 Owned D.D. Calvin, Garden Island, Ontario; 352 net tons

1872 Owned St.L. & C.F. Company, Kingston, Ontario; 400 tons

1883, April 1 Owned Richard McCarthy & Company, Prescott, Ontario;

305.8 tons

1885, October 4 Wrecked, Lake Ontario

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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TUSCARORA (1871, Barge)