FOSTER, REBECCA (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Rowan, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Scow bottom.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
D. Foster
Original Owner and Location:
Foster & Davis, Port Rowan, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
75'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (old style):
98
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Sturgeon Bay, Long Point Cut.
Lake Erie.
Date:
6 Nov 1863
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Driven ashore in storm.
History

1861, Apr Lost lumber cargo, split foresail in Lake Ontario gale.

1863 Owned Leacock Brothers, Port Rowan.

1863, Nov 6 Wrecked, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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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FOSTER, REBECCA (1857, Schooner)