JONES, J.H. (1888, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
90769
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Goderich, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Wildcat whistle.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Henry Marlton
Original Owner and Location:
McKay & Clark, Goderich, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18" x 20" John Doty engine, 100 hp.
Dimensions
Length:
107'
Beam:
21.4'
Depth:
9.5'
Tonnage (gross):
152.41
Tonnage (net):
97.70
Final Disposition
Final Location:
East of Cape Croker, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
22 Nov 1906
How:
Foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
Bricks, machinery, oil
Notes:
Bound Owen Sound, ONT - Lion's Head & Tobermorey, foundered in huge storm, 26 lives lost.
History

1888 Ran passengers & freight between Wiarton & Tobermony, ONT.

1892 Owned James Clark, Goderich; fish tug.

1895 Rebuilt, 152 gross, 98 net tons.

1898, Sep 17 Sunk in collision with steamer PACIFIC three miles from Kagawong, Manitoulin Island; raised Oct 20, repaired dry dock at Owen Sound.

1901 Rebuilt Polson Iron Works, Ltd., Owen Sound.

1903 Owned Crawford Tug Co, Ltd, Wiarton.

1906, Nov 22 Bound for Lions Head, ONT from Owen Sound, foundered in storm & disappeared, last seen off Cape Croker; 1 body of approx. 30 people aboard along with cabin washed ashore Christian Island.

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

JONES, J.H. (1888, Steamer)
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