BRANDON (1887, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
92535
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Gaskin
Original Owner and Location:
Montreal Transportation Company, Kingston, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
167'
Beam:
33'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
541
Tonnage (net):
516
Final Disposition
Final Location:
40 miles SW of Isle Royale.
Lake Superior.
Date:
29 Sep 1888
How:
Foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
1000 + tons railroad iron.
Notes:
In tow of tug JAS. A. WALKER with schooners JENNIE & REGINA, sprang leak & foundered. Crew rescued. Speculation vessel overloaded.
History

1888, Sep 29 Foundered.

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

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BRANDON (1887, Schooner)