DAVY, B.F. (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bath, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Haselton
Original Owner and Location:
B.F. Davy & W.H. Davie, Bath, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
432
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Colborne, ONT.
Lake Ortario.
Date:
 Nov 1867
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Corn.
Notes:
Bound Chicago - Kingston, went ashore on a reef & wrecked.
History

1861, Aug 15 Ashore Beaver Harbor, Lake Michigan; repaired Milwaukee, WI.

1862, Sep 24 Collided with & damaged by brig RIO GRANDE, St. Clair River.

1865 Repaired.

1866, Aug Rigging damage in Lake Huron gale.

1866, Sep Broke rudder & damaged hull, Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1866, Dec Ashore Point Frederick, Kingston, Lake Ontario.

1866 Owned Davy & Peterson, Bath, ONT; 357 tons.

1867 Rebuilt.

1867, Nov Owned Swift & Co.; wrecked Lake Erie near Port Colborne, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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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DAVY, B.F. (1855, Schooner)