SOUTHAMPTON (1860, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1860
Official Number:
80878
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Garden Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Calven & Breck Shipyard
Master Carpenter:
Henry Roney
Original Owner and Location:
Calven & Breck, Garden Island, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
134.5'
Beam:
23.7'
Depth:
11.8'
Tonnage (old style):
406
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sarnia Bay, North of Sarnia, ONT
Lake Huron
Date:
 Aug 1901
How:
driven aground and wrecked
Notes:
Swase gives loss as Oct 28, 1904; Port Huron paper Aug 30, 1901 notes that wrecks of PANDORA and SHOUTHAMPTON will be taken from Sarnia Bay to Kettle Point for part of breakwater
History

1861 Used in lumber trade between upper and lower lakes; flanks "hewed down", built too wide for Welland Canal.

1863 Owned E. Brown, Hamilton, ONT.

1869 Lost anchor & chain, Lake Erie.

1871 New deck.

1875 Owned Donald Cameron Thompson, QUE.

1878 Owned Thompson & Co., Hamilton, ONT.

1879 Purchased by American Jesse Farwell; too complex to change registry; hauling timber.

1881 Owner Samuel Fraser, Kingston, ONT; listed, barge.

1889 Repairs including new side.

1890 Hauling timber from Algoma; damaged while loading; repaired.

1897 Owner J. Gary, Kingston.

1901 Owned Samuel Fraser, Kingston; schooner.

Prior to 1901, Aug 30 Driven ashore, Sarnia Bay, Lake Huuron; wrecked

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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