MARY (1850, Barge)


Year of Build:
1850
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Quebec, QUE
Vessel Type:
Barge
Power
Power:
Mechanical
# Propellers:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
600
Capacity:
3,000 barrels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Erie.
Date:
 Dec 1866
How:
Lost.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Cleveland, OH - Buffalo, NY, lost in a gale between Fairport & Ashtabula.
History

1854 Foundered, St. Lawrence River; raised & converted to propeller at Kingston, ONT by George Ault, 600 tons; renamed INKERMAN; received high pressure engine & boiler from IRELAND (1845); ran Montreal, QUE & Toronto, ONT.

1855, Jun 12 Sunk schooner EM LYON in collision near Cleveland, OH.

1856, Dec Ashore head of Lake Ontario with wheat cargo.

1857, May 29 Boiler explosion, Toronto, ONT; three lives lost; owned Hugh McIntosh, Kingston, ONT.

1857, Jun 14 Raised by tugs BOB MOODIE, EXPERIMENT & schooner BEAVER; towed to Kingston, ONT by steamer HURON.

1857 Rebuilt as bark, 333 tons; renamed TORNADO.

1860, Nov 28 Bound Chicago, IL - Kingston, ONT with corn, went ashore Sand Bay, head of Wolf Island; 8 lives lost; owned J.D. Morton.

1861 Rebuilt & renamed STORK; owned Cowan & Co, Kingston, ONT.

1861 Sprung leak, Lake Michigan.

1863 Owned Myles Brothers, Toronto.

1865 Renamed GARROWEN or GARY OWEN, 331 tons.

1866, Dec Lost, Lake Erie, with all crew.

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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MARY (1850, Barge)