FLORENCE (1861, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1861
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Burwell, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Dakin
Original Owner and Location:
James White et al., Port Burwell, ONT.
Ownership Notes:
John Griffin, Port Burwell.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
99'
Beam:
22.9'
Depth:
9.5'
Tonnage (old style):
199
Final Disposition
Date:
2 Dec 1887
How:
Converted into a hulk.
History

1863, Oct 24 Ashore St. Clair Flats; damaged in collision with schooner RAPID.

1861, Nov Ashore Presque Isle, Lake Huron; released.

1862, Oct 19 Ashore St. Clair Flats; released.

1865 Readmeasured 161 gross tons.

1866 Owned Mrs. White, Port Burwell.

1866, Aug 31 Owned William Magee & Geo. Luschon, Hamilton, ONT.

1869, Jul 22 Sprung leak & lost canvas in gale off Cleveland, OH; towed to Erie, PA.

1871 date unknown Repaired.

1871, Mar 17 Owned William & Jas. Johnson, Hamilton.

1874 Owned Allen T. Maybee, Coborne, ONT.

1874, Apr 25 Owned Allen Tollingham, Colbourne, ONT.

1875, Apr 7 Owned Thomas Howard, Belleville, ONT.

1881, Apr 30 Owned Martin P. Hayes, Seaforth, ONT.

1887, Dec 2 Registry closed, converted to hulk.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Canadian Registers
Canadian Sessional Papers
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
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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FLORENCE (1861, Schooner)