BALTIC (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wellington Square, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Some sources describe as scow schooner.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W.W. Waterbury
Original Owner:
Wm. Hall & John Waldie
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
106.4'
Beam:
21.7'
Depth:
9.9'
Tonnage (gross):
170
Tonnage (net):
164
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Oswego Harbor, NY.
Lake, Ontario.
Date:
24 Nov 1894
How:
Stranded, ashore.
Final Cargo:
Barley, 12,600 bu.
Notes:
Crew saved by lifesaving crew with breeches bouy. Register closed Nov 9, 1896.
History

1868, May 30 Owned Western Assurance Company & C.G. Fortier, Toronto, ONT.

1868, Oct 9 Owned Arch Taylor, et al, Toronto, ONT.

1869, Jun 26 Owned John O'Neil, Port Colborne, ONT.

1871, Mar 14 Owned Quinn Brothers, Toronto, ONT.

1872, Apr Owned T. Smith & E.A. Smith, Toronto, ONT.

1874 "large repairs".

1879 "Repairs" owned Thompson Smith, Hamilton, ONT.

1883, May 1 Owned Wm. Hall, Toronto, ONT.

1886, Oct 30 J.T. Beard, St. Catharine's, ONT.

1894, Nov 24 Wrecked entering Oswego, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
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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BALTIC (1867, Schooner)