FRONTENAC (1862, Barge)


Year of Build:
1862
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Quebec, QUE
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: St. Lawrence River barge.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas C. Lee
Original Owner and Location:
Glassford, Jones & Co., Montreal, QUE.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
140'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
380
Capacity:
20,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Possibly Lake Ontario.
Date:
9 Apr 1885
How:
Stranded & abandoned.
Notes:
No detail on location.
History

1879 Owned Gunn & Co., Montreal.

1883 Sunk, collision near Kingston, Lake Ontario, Cornwall Canal.

1885, Apr 9 Stranded, possibly Lake Ontario.

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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FRONTENAC (1862, Barge)