FELLOWCRAFT (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
71275
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Pt. Burwell, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Barque.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David M. Foster
Original Owner:
David M. Foster & William McBurrie
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
116'
Beam:
23.6'
Depth:
9.8'
Tonnage (gross):
300
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Kettle Point.
Lake Huron.
Date:
 Nov 1891
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
1892, Jun 17 Salvage efforts abandoned.
History

1873, Mar 17 Registered Pt. Burwell, ONT.

1873, Nov Ashore Bar Point, Lake Erie; released.

1875, May 13 Aground Lake Ontario; released.

1878, May 20 Damaged in collision with schooner ALBATROSS at Port Colborne, ONT.

1876 227 gross tons.

1880, Apr 12 Ashore Leamington Dock, Pigeon Bay.

1880, Apr 13 Owned James Sutherland, Owen Sound, ONT.

1880, Apr Ashore Leamington, Lake Erie with railroad ties.

1882, Aug 5 Owned William Y. Emery, Pt. Burwell.

1887 Owned Jacob Lawrence & Sons, Sarnia, ONT.

1891, Nov Ashore Kettle Point, Lake Huron; owned McGibbon & Sons, Sarnia.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Canadian Sessional Papers
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
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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FELLOWCRAFT (1873, Schooner)