MARY (1852, Barge)

Year of Build:
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vessel Type:
Note: St. Lawrence river barge.
Hull Materials:
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Toronto, ONT
Lake Ontario
29 May 1875
boiler explosion

1852 Ran Kingston to Montreal.

1853 Sank St. Lawrence rapids.

1854 Raised and rebuilt as steamer by G. N. Ault Portsmouth; renamed INKERMAN; lengthened 20'; double arched; two 22 X 22" engines by Kingston Foundry and Boiler both from IRELAND; 600 tons, 3,000 barrel capacity; ran Quebec to Lake Ontario.

1856, Dec 4 Aground head of Lake Ontario; wheat laden; released.

1857, May 29 Blew up IN Toronto harbor; owned Hugh McIntosh, Kingston.

1857, Jun 14 Raised by tugs BOB MOODIE and EXPERIMENT and schooner BEAVER; rebuilt as bark Kingston, ONT; renamed TORNADO.

1860, Nov 24 Driven ashore in gale Four Mile Point near Kingston harbor; all hands lost; corn cargo from Chicago, IL; owned J. D. Morton, Kingston; 333 tons.

1861 Repaired, renamed STORK.

1861, Sep Leaking Lake Michigan, grain laden; repaired Chicago.

1862, Nov Damaged sails Lake Ontario.

1866 Renamed GARRY OWEN; schooner.

1866, Dec 9 Sunk with all hands Port Colborne, Lake Erie, bound Cleveland, OH to Toronto, ONT.

1869, Jul 1 Sunk Ashtabula; coal laden, bound Cleveland to Toronto.

1875, May 29 Explosion Toronto.

Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
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211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707

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MARY (1852, Barge)