BELLE (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oakville, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Standing bowsprit, square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Simpson
Original Owner:
J.B. Malcomson
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
89.6'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
7.5'
Tonnage (old style):
150
Tonnage (gross):
104
Tonnage (net):
101
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Kingston, ONT.
St. Lawrence River.
Date:
  1902
How:
Dismasted.
Notes:
Laid in boneyard near flour mill, Kingston, ONT. Broken up for firewood, 1902.
History

1859, Jan Registered Hamilton, ONT; owned J.B. Malcomson.

1862, May 5 Owned George Farwell, Oshawa, ONT.

1864, Apr 15 Owned W. Sutherland & J. Noland, Belleville, ONT.

1867, Apr 9 Owned D. Covert, Belleville, ONT.

1871, Aug 26 Owned Cook & Hudgins.

1872, Jan 23 Owned J.W. Fegan, Marysburg, ONT.

1873, Apr 26 Owned J.W. Fegan & W. Farrington, Marysburg, ONT.

1879, May 5-1884 Owned Samuel Farrington, Marysville, ONT.

1880, Feb 7 Registered owned S. and W. Farrington, Marysville, ONT.

1884 123 tons.

1885 Beached, Indian Point, Belleville; salvaged Donnelly Wrecking Co.; abandoned in boneyard, Kingston.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Canadian Sessional Papers
Loudon G. Wilson
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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BELLE (1857, Schooner)