ORKNEY LASS (1856, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
George Thurston
Original Owner and Location:
Alexander Campbell, Kingston
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
122'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
10' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
378
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Huron, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
  1890
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1892 Documents surrendered.
History

1856, Nov 4 Owned Richard & Thomas Rae, Hamilton, ONT.

1858, Aug Struck by lightning, Chicago Harbor, IL, Lake Michigan.

1859, Aug 4 Owned J. & D.M. Osborne, Hamilton.

1860, May 12 Owned James Morton, Kingston, ONT.

1863 Owned E.L. Ritchie, Hamilton.

1864 Owned Wise & Hope (Pope), Toronto, ONT.

1865 Readmeasured 302 gross tons.

1866 Owned Folger Brothers, Kingston.

1867, Mar 25 Owned Allen Breck, Garden Island, ONT.

1867, Jul 17 Capsized off Port Colborne, Lake Erie; recovered; enrolled Cape Vincent, NY; US19271.

1868 Tonnage change 281 gross tons.

1870 Repaired.

1871 Owned Folger Brothers, Cape Vincent, NY.

1876 "Schooner"; owned Captain Simons, Chicago, IL.

1879 Owned Ebbert, Chicago.

1882 267 net tons.

1887, May 5 Owned Edna Watkins, Port Huron District.

c1890 Abandoned.

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

ORKNEY LASS (1856, Brigantine)
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ORKNEY LASS (1856, Brigantine)