BAVARIA (1878, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1878
Official Number:
72595
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Garden Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Dexter Delano Calvin
Master Carpenter:
H. Rooney
Original Owner and Location:
Dexter Delano Calvin, Garden Island, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
145'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
12.5'
Tonnage (gross):
376
Tonnage (net):
361
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cape Smith, Manitoulin Island, Georgian Bay.
Date:
25 Oct 1898
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Bound Byng Inlet-Walkerville, ONT; driven ashore in gale; crew saved.
History

1879 Owned Calvan & Breck, Kingston, ONT.

1881-90 Towed by Steamer D.D. CALVIN.

1889, May 28 In gale; broke from steamer CALVIN; ashore on Galloo Island, Lake Ontario; crew of 8 lost.

1891, Nov 24 Ashore near Goderich, ONT.

1892, May 17 Released; towed into Goderich, ONT harbor.

1898, Oct 25 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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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