ONTARIO (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Whitby, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Hugh Chisholm
Original Owner and Location:
Rowe, et.al., Whitby, Ontario
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
110'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
9.5'
Tonnage (old style):
237
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Point Peter (Porter), Ontario, Lake Ontario
Date:
10 Sep 1881
How:
Foundered
Notes:
No detail
History

1866 Owned Collier & Ferrington, Whitby, Ontario

1866, July 18 Owned James Collier, Milford, Ontario

1866, July 31 Owned Donald Graham & John A. Phippen, Belleville,

Ontario

1869 Rebuilt; 233 gross tons, 218 net tons

1875, September 30 Owned William Abuaombie(?), Picton, Ontario or

James O'Mara, Lombardy, Ontario

1876 Repaired

1878 Owned S.H. Phippin, Belleville; 112 x 23 x 9.5', 218 net tons

1879 Owned Mathews & Son, Montreal, Quebec

1881, September 10 Foundered off Point Peter (Porter?), Lake Ontario;

abandoned by crew

1881, November 28 Registry closed

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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ONTARIO (1856, Schooner)