CITY OF TORONTO (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
33062
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toronto, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Full-rigged ship.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Hayes Brothers
Original Owner and Location:
Hayes & Co., Toronto, ONT.
Ownership Notes:
James John Hayes
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
161'
Beam:
32.6'
Depth:
18.6'
Tonnage (net):
758.55
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Outside breakwater Oswego, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
18 Nov 1858
How:
Wrecked in storm.
Final Cargo:
Wheat, flour, peas, oatmeal.
Notes:
Sank near piers; stripped & abandoned a few days later; broke up in gale end Nov.
History

Rigged at Quebec, intended for Atlantic trade.

1855, Apr Launched.

1855 Ran Toronto - Liverpool, England.

1858 Owned Allan Shipping Co., Glasgow, Scotland.

1858, Nov 18 Wrecked at Oswego, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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