STANDLEY, R.W. (1872, Package Freighter)


Year of Build:
1872
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chatham, ONT
Vessel Type:
Package Freighter
Note: 1 stack.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Simpson
Original Owner:
Greenwood
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
340
Tonnage (net):
275
Capacity:
16,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Zealand's dock, Dominion Wharf, Hamilton, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
8 Oct 1875
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Destroyed by fire at her dock. 1880 Hull rebuilt at Hamilton as ST. MAGNUS, C77693 by A.M. Robertson & rebuilt again 1898 as MAGNOLIA C103690.
History

1872, Oct Launched Chatham, ONT; ran in Dominion Line, Montreal, QUE to Chatham & Chicago, IL with EAST, BRISTOL, AMERICA & CITY OF MONTREAL; named after Goderich resident.

1873 Owned Wiley & Young, Hamilton.

1874 Ran on Western Express Line, Toledo, OH to Port Dalhousie, ONT.

1874, Nov 5 Ashore Gull Shoals near Cobourg; repaired Kingston.

1875, Jul Boiler & machinery repaired.

1875, Oct 8 Burned Hamilton, ONT; owned Wiley & Young, Hamilton; 273 tons.

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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STANDLEY, R.W. (1872, Package Freighter)