EVENING STAR (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
77777
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ashfield, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Thornburn
Original Owner and Location:
James Thornburn & John McPherson, Kincardine, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
58'
Beam:
19.2'
Depth:
6.8'
Tonnage (gross):
50
History

Build place also noted as Ashfield, Huron Co., ONT.

1868, Jun 5 Capsized Lake Huron; drifted to 8 miles off Goderich, ONT; 2 lost; 2 rescued by steamer W.R. CLINTON; towed to Goderich for repairs.

1875 Rebuilt.

1878 Owned Alex Lawson, Goderich, ONT.

1882, Apr 12 Owned Alex Lawson & James Johnston, Goderich, ONT.

1883, Nov Ashore Goderich, ONT.

1886 Owned James Baxter, Goderich, ONT.

1892 Wrecked; registry closed Apr 14.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
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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EVENING STAR (1867, Schooner)