ORIENTAL (1864, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
72581
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Garden Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Henry Rooney
Original Owner and Location:
Calvin & Breck, Garden Island
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
137.3'
Beam:
25.3'
Depth:
12.5'
Tonnage (old style):
429
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 miles off Port Dalhousie, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
23 Oct 1887
How:
Broke from tow propeller SCOTIA & foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Charlotte, NY to Toronto, ONT; 7 lost. 1888, Sep Chains, anchor & gear salvaged.
History

1865, Jul 7 Owned John Fraser; 383 gross tons.

1869, Oct Dismasted in storm near Rond Eau, Lake Erie.

1870, Aug Collided with consorts of tug JOHN MURBER, Point Pelee, Lake Erie; owned Calvin & Breck, Garden Island, ONT.

1873 New deck.

1878 Owned D.D. Calvin, Garden Island; 136 x 25.6 x 12.3'; 329 registered tons; C72581.

1887, Oct 23 Wrecked; owned Captain Fraser, Kingston, ONT.

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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ORIENTAL (1864, Schooner)