HURON (1874, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
C71002, C71202
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Picton, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
D. McMurchy
Original Owner and Location:
Charles S. Wilson, Solomon Collier, Z. Palmater, Picton & Marysburg, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
123.2'
Beam:
23.5'
Depth:
10.2'
Tonnage (gross):
304
Tonnage (net):
290
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Dummy light, Point Pelee.
Lake Erie.
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Baryta ore.
Notes:
Tow of steamer LOTHAIR & bound McKellar's Island for Buffalo, foundered in storm.
History

Build place also noted as South Bay or Marysburgh.

1874, Apr Broke wheel in ice, Lake Huron.

1874, Jun 4 Registered Picton, ONT.

1874, Jun Owned Thomas Greenwood, Pt. Colborn, ONT.

1876 Owned Charles Lobb, Saint Catherines, ONT; 234 net tons.

1884 Owned C.S. Wilson, Picton.

1886 Owned Lobb Estate, Picton.

1886, Jul 15 Sold at auction, Saint Catherines.

1887, Jul Collision with consort steambarge LOUISIANA near Wilson's Landing, Canadian side; HURON sank Sault Saint Marie American side; owned John Charton, Lyneduck.

1890, Mar 19 Owned William J. Pulling, Windsor, ONT.

1890, May 3 Towed by LOTHAIR for Algoma Mills lumber trade.

1890, Jul 3 Sank Lake Erie.

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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