FLORA EMMA (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Picton, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Square stern, standing bowsprit, no figurehead.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Redmond
Original Owner and Location:
Walter Ross, Picton, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
97'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
154
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Oswego harbor, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
16 Nov 1893
How:
Stranded.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Blown loose of her moorings in Oswego harbor by a gale & blizzard. Blown along shore until fetched up on East Pier & broke up. Tug ELIZA J. REDFORD lost while trying to assist her.
History

1872, Dec 5 Owned John G., Peter F., & Wesley Hicks, South Marysburg. ONT.

1876, Apr 1 Owned John McClellan, et al, Oshawa, ONT.

1881, Jul 20 Dismasted is squall off Port Britain, ONT; repaired.

1886, Apr 13 Owned Thomas Fox, Port Hope, ONT.

1886, Nov Ashore & damaged near South Bay, ONT, Lake Huron.

1893, Nov 6 Stranded in storm in Oswego harbor, NY, Lake Ontario.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Canadian Sessional Papers
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
C. Patrick Labadie
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
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

FLORA EMMA (1872, Schooner)
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FLORA EMMA (1872, Schooner)