CHINA (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Pt. Robinson, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. & J. Abbey
Original Owner and Location:
E. Browne., Hamilton, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
125'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.2'
Tonnage (old style):
249
Final Disposition
Final Location:
N. of Cape Hurd, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
How:
Driven Ashore
Final Cargo:
No cargo.
Notes:
1884, Apr 14 Registry closed.
History

1865 Rebuilt by Shickluna, Pt. Dalhousie, ONT; 137 x 23.2 x 11.2; 314 tons.

1871 New deck.

1873, Feb 11 Owned D.C. Thompson, Quebec, QUE.

1874, Mar 26 Owned D.B. Charlson, Sarnia, ONT.

1879, May 23 Owned M.B. Proctor, Sarnia.

1879, Nov 9 Driven ashore Lion's Head Harbor, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.

1880, Mar 11 Owned John J. O'Neil, Quebec.

1882 Owned Michael Ryan, Hamilton, ONT.

1883, Nov 19 Wreaked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Canadian Sessional Papers
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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CHINA (1863, Schooner)