LOUISA (1856, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
88636
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catherines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Louis Shickluna
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
129.2'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
10.71'
Tonnage (old style):
338
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Magnetic Reef, Cockburn Island.
Lake Huron.
Date:
13 Nov 1890
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
In tow of steambarge BRUNO, both went onto reef & broke up. 1891, Feb 2 Registry closed.
History

1860 Owned Norris & Neelson, St. Catherines, ONT.

1865 Readmeasured 272 gross tons.

1867, May Aground Kingsville, Lake Erie.

1871 Rebuilt, readmeasured 292 gross tons.

1872, Sep 17 Aground at Kincardine with bark, bound Inverhuron - Detroit; repaired.

1874, Jul 7 Broke through lock gate in Welland Canal.

1876 Owned M. Battle, St. Catherines.

1879 Owned Louis Shickluna, St. Catherines.

1886 Same owner, repaired.

1890, Nov 13 Wrecked, Lake Huron.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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LOUISA (1856, Scow Schooner)