MARY (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saint Catherines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
L. Shickluna
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
113.9'
Beam:
22.1'
Depth:
10.6'
Tonnage (gross):
252
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Southeast bend, St. Clair River.
Date:
6 Oct 1895
How:
Sunk
Final Cargo:
Supplies for lumber camps.
Notes:
While in tow of tug KITTIE HAIGHT sank in collision with propeller PARKS FOSTER along with schooner ITASCA. 1898 Hull removed.
History

1871 Owned S. Sheppard, Port Stanley, Ontario.

1876 Same owner, new decks.

1876, Sep 14 Aground Rondeau, Lake Erie, released.

1882 Severely damaged in gale, Lake Erie.

1883, Sep Damaged sails Lake Erie.

1883, Nov Aground between Erie and Buffalo, Lake Erie.

1884 Owned McBeth & Wray, Port Stanley.

1886, Nov 17 Aground Rondeau, Lake Erie; bound Buffalo to Port Alma; owned J. McBeth, London.

1887, Nov 14 Aground Morgan's Point, Lake Erie, Coal laden, bound Cleveland to Thorold.

1891 Oil stove exploded in galley while laying in Sarnia Bay, also

set fire to schooner CORISANDE; fires were extinguished.

1892, Sep 13 Lost deckload Lake Huron with ties.

1895, October 5 Sunk in Saint Clair River, by collision with steamer

PARKS FOSTER.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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 (1868, Schooner)