BRECK, MARION L. (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Garden City, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Henry Rooney
Built on Bottom of:
PENN, WILLIAM (1840)
Original Owner and Location:
Calvin & Breck, Garden Island, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
127.1'
Beam:
23.5'
Depth:
11.9'
Tonnage (old style):
396
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Bear's Rump Island shoal, near Tobermory, ONT,
Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.
Date:
7 Oct 1907
How:
Grounded & wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Brick.
Notes:
Crew escaped. Owned John McGibbon.
History

1863, Oct Launched.

1865, Jul 7 Owned John Fraser, Kingston, ONT; 298 gross tons.

1872, Mar 27 Owned Humphrey Julian, Pt. Dalhousie.

1873 Repaired.

1874, Feb 6 Owned Julian et al, with Thomas & John Read.

1876 Large repairs.

1877 Rebuilt.

1886 Owned Thomas et al.

1888, Fall Ashore Georgian Bay.

1889, May Recovered & repaired.

1894, Oct Stranded Point Clark near Goderich, ONT; owned John McGibbon, Sarnia.

1895-96 Winter stuck in ice near Tawas, MI.

1899 350 tons.

1900, Oct 16 Wrecked Lake Huron, recovered.

1907, Oct 7 Grounded, wrecked Bear's Rump Island, Lake Huron.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian List of Shipping (M&FLV)
Canadian Registers
Canadian Sessional Papers
Newspaper Clippings
Marine Directory, R. L. Polk Co., Detroit
Quayle, Detroit and St. Clair River Towing Association
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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BRECK, MARION L. (1863, Schooner)