HOTCHKISS, L. (1870, Barge)


Year of Build:
1870
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Collingwood, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: 2 short masts.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
A. Morrill
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
210'
Beam:
40'
Depth:
13'
Tonnage (gross):
1000
Final Disposition
Final Location:
25 miles west Goderich, ONT.
Lake Huron.

Date:
27 Aug 1891
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Downbound in tow of tug WALES, was cut loose & wrecked in gale; crew made it to Port Blake, ONT.
History

Also noted as built at Owen Sound & Goderich; largest lumber vessel built at the time.

1871 Carried lumber Muskoka - Buffalo pulled by WALES.

1873 Owned at Toronto, ONT.

1877 Owned Muskoka Mill & Lumbering Co., Toronto, ONT, 205 x 36.8 x 13, 1001 tons.

1887, Jul In tow of WALES, carried 35,000 ties & 33,000 fence posts to Chicago, IL.

1891, Aug 27 Owned A.H. Campbell, Toronto; wrecked, Lake Huron.

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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HOTCHKISS, L. (1870, Barge)