ROYAL ALBERT (1858, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1858
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oakville, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Simpson
Original Owner and Location:
John Simpson & Company, Oakville, Ontario
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
103' 8"
Beam:
23'
Depth:
8' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
216
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 miles off Little Sodus, New York, Lake Ontario
Date:
7 Aug 1868
How:
Split seams & foundered
Final Cargo:
Railroad iron
Notes:
Bound Oswego, New York to Toledo, Ohio; crew escaped; speculated that vessel was not properly loaded
History

1861, September 26 Owned Thomas C. Chisholm, Benjamin Hagaman & Noah

Brinhest, Toronto, Ontario; 165 tons

1861, December 4 Ashore Long Point, Ontario, Lake Erie

1865, October 10 Owned John Dench, Trenton, Ontario; 174 gross tons

1866, October 24 Owned Robert G. Post, Pickering, Ontario

1868, August 7 Wrecked; owned H.C. Bolland, Oswego, New York;

159 gross tons

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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ROYAL ALBERT (1858, Schooner)