AURORA (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Quebec, QUE
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
McKay & Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
125'
Beam:
26.2'
Depth:
10.5'
Tonnage (gross):
233
Final Disposition
Date:
  1905
How:
Abandoned.
History

1873 Owned Irwin & Boyd, Pt. Hope, ONT; 233 tons.

1875 Repaired.

1876 Owned Huron & Ontario Transportation Co. Quebec.

1885, Apr 13 Registered Port Hope, owned Robert Charles Smith Jr.

1899 Reportedly abandoned in Sarnia Bay for several years.

1901, Aug 16 Wrecked, towed to Kettle Point by tug SARNIA, used as breakwater.

1905 Abandoned, reportedly built by Artemis Dunning at Quebec City.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
John O. Greenwood
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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AURORA (1867, Schooner)