FRONTENAC (1678, Brig)


Year of Build:
1678
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Fort Frontenac (Kingston), ONT
Vessel Type:
Brig
Note: Trading and exploration.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Sieur de LaSalle
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
40
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cape Enrage, near mouth of Niagra River.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
8 Jan 1679
How:
Dragged anchors, went ashore.
Final Cargo:
Iron work & supplies for building the GRIFFON.
Notes:
Probably first decked vessel lost on Great Lakes.
History

1679, Jan 8 Went ashore, Lake Ontario.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
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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FRONTENAC (1678, Brig)