CANADA (1861, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
ANADA
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Louis Shickluna
Original Owner and Location:
Norris & Neelon, St. Catharine, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
134'
Beam:
23.4'
Depth:
11.8'
Tonnage (old style):
477
Tonnage (net):
346
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Colchester Shoal.
Lake Erie.
Date:
11 Nov 1882
How:
Aground & wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Black walnut & oak lumber.
Notes:
1882, Nov 23 Schooner BENSON salvaged cargo.
History

1871 Owned Sylvester Neelon, St. Catharines, ONT; 3 mast schooner; new deck and centerboard.

1873 Burned near Quebec, QUE enroute to South America with lumber; one life lost.

1874 Repairs.

1875 3 mast schooner.

1882, Nov 9 Stranded on Colchester Reef laden with timber

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian List of Shipping (M&FLV)
Canadian Sessional Papers
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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