DANCY, LILLY (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Goderich, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Henry Marlton
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas N. Dancy & Francis Marlton, Goderich, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
91.9'
Beam:
20.6'
Depth:
9.11'  or 10.1"
Tonnage (old style):
132
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Elgin, ONT.
Lake Huron.
Date:
16 Nov 1865
How:
Driven ashore & abandoned.
Final Cargo:
Grain.
Notes:
Grain salvaged.
History

C9017603 or C903447.

1856 - 1865 Register notes many owners, last 1865.

1856 Sunk near Port Elgin, ONT.

1857, May Grounded, St. Clair Flats.

1862, Nov Grounded & sank, Chicago, IL, Lake Michigan.

1863 Chicago - Goderich with 6,704 bushels wheat.

1863, Aug Goderich - Montreal with merchandise, bars, iron, pig iron, fire bricks & salt.

1863 Strengthened & repaired.

1865, Apr 18 Mortgage sale.

1865, Nov 16 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Canadian Registers
Newspaper Clippings
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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DANCY, LILLY (1856, Schooner)