ACORN (1844, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1844
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Hope, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H.Hacker
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
48
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Fort Ontario near Oswego NY. Lake Ontario
Date:
26 Oct 1869
How:
Went ashore
Final Cargo:
Lumber
History

1854 48 tons only fit for lumber.

1855 Rebuilt 92 tons old style or 165 net tons.

1856 Owned Robert McIntyre, Port Hope, ONT

1863 William Chantt, Pt. Hope.

1864, Aug 25 Lost foretopgallant sail in squall, Lake Ontario.

1865 75 gross tons

1866, Nov 12 Ashore at Oswego, badly damaged.

1869, Oct 26 Went ashore in gale 1 mile east of Oswego harbor.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

ACORN (1844, Schooner)
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ACORN (1844, Schooner)