DEFIANCE (1859, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1859
Official Number:
75647
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Hope, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Robert Munson
Original Owner and Location:
Sylvester Neelon, St. Catharines, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
102'
Beam:
22'
Depth:
7.8'
Tonnage (gross):
97.76
Tonnage (net):
88.74
Final Disposition
Date:
  1913
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1912 Registry closed; out of existance for many years.
History

1859, Jun Registered, Port Hope, ONT.

1864 141 tons; owned W. Garnet, Port Hope.

1865 113 gross tons.

1866 Owned R. Raddock, Port Hope.

1873 Repaired.

1876 Owned Nicholson, Port Hope.

1877 Repaired.

1878 Owned Sylvester Neelon, St. Catharines, ONT; 86.5' x 19.2' x 7.9'; 103 net tons.

1879 Owned Nickelson, Port Hope.

1880, Oct 14 Owned Sylvester Neelon, St. Catharines; 102' x 22' x 7.8'; 97.76 / 88.74 tons; lengthened & repaired.

1882, Aug 16 Owned Captain R. McLauren, Greenwood, ONT.

1912, Feb 26 Registry closed.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
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

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DEFIANCE (1859, Schooner)