BAY TRADER (1873, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Rowan, ONT
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Glover
Original Owner and Location:
McBurney & McCall, Port Rowan, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
113'
Beam:
22'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
257
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Clear Creek, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
11 Jul 1888
How:
Storm.
Notes:
Bound Port Rowan-Buffalo, ran ashore & reported total loss; crew all rescued; may have been recovered and used as a lighter.
History

1876 Owned McBurney et al.; 257 tons.

1878 112.3 x 22.6 x 6.6; 173 net tons.

1888, Jul 11 Ran ashore Clear Creek, ONT. Last owner Austin Steers, Pot Rowan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Sessional Papers
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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BAY TRADER (1873, Scow Schooner)