ONTARIO (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
77775
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Goderich, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Henry Marlton
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
105'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
9.5'
Tonnage (net):
150.16
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Southampton, Ontario, Lake Huron
Date:
 Oct 1910
How:
Wrecked
Notes:
Driven on breakwater & wrecked in gale, then torn to pieces by waves
History

1867, July 2 First launched

1867, September 3 First registered Goderich, Ontario

1871, October Ashore near Goderich in gale, heavily damaged; pulled

off 10 days later by gunboat PRINCE ALFRED

1872, Winter Caught in ice at head of Lake Erie

1875 Owned P. Seymour, Goderich

1876 New deck

1877 Repaired

1879 Owned William Seymour & Company

1880, September 29 Beached in gale, Kincardine, Ontario; owned N. & W.

Dyment, Kincardine

1882 Owned Jos. Williams, Goderich

1883, November 15 Ashore north of Point Clark, Lake Huron

1889 Repaired

1891 Rebuilt

1898 Owned D.W. Spence, Southampton, Ontario

1901 Owned Francis Granville; repaired

1904 Repaired

1910 Wrecked in gale, Southampton, Lake Huron

1935 Abandoned

1936, December 31 Registry closed, "vessel wrecked & went to pieces at

Southampton in 1910"; last owned Horace Horton &

Jos. Williams, Goderich

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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ONTARIO (1868, Schooner)