EMERALD (1872, Bark)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
85447
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Colborne, ONT
Vessel Type:
Bark
Note: Square topsails forward.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Hardison
Original Owner and Location:
George Hardison, St. Catharines, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
139'
Beam:
25.6'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (gross):
343.66
Tonnage (net):
322.39
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Port Hope.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
29 Nov 1911
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Coal
Notes:
Bound Charlotte, NY - Cobourg, foundered in storm; all hands lost.
History

1872, Jun 29 Launched.

1872, Jul 6 Enrolled St. Catharines, ONT.

1876 314 gross tons.

1878 139 x 24 x 12.3', 394 net tons.

1879 400 tons.

1882, Sep 19 Owned Parick Larkin, St. Catharines & John Calahan, Toronto, ONT.

1887 Towed by NIAGARA in Duluth & Kingston grain trade.

1890 Towed by CLINTON with barge LISGAR.

1903, Nov 23 Foundered under Scarborough Bluffs, east of Toronto, ONT; all 8 hands lost; bound Charlotte - Toronto.

1911, Nov 29 Foundered, Lake Ontario; owned Francis McMaster.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Beesons Marine Directory
John O. Greenwood
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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EMERALD (1872, Bark)