BRITISH LION (1883, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
80577
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Pike Creek, ONT
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Price
Original Owner and Location:
Wm. Price, et al, Pine Creek, ONT
Ownership Notes:
Registered Windsor, June 11, 1883.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
84.6'
Beam:
22.6'
Depth:
5.5'
Tonnage (gross):
80
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1/2 mile off Erie, PA.
Lake Erie.
Date:
27 Oct 1891
How:
Capsized & foundered.
Final Cargo:
Stave bolts.
Notes:
Sunk, crew rescued by steamer NYACK.
History

1884, May Ashore 15 miles above Sarnia, ONT; expected to be total loss.

1820, Apr 14 Registration closed, "vessel lost on Lake Erie about 20 years ago".

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Newspaper Clippings
Marine Directory, R. L. Polk Co., Detroit
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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BRITISH LION (1883, Scow Schooner)