CAVALIER (1867, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1867
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Quebec City, QUE.
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
McKay & Warner
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
134'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
366
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Chantry Island.
Lake Huron.
Date:
31 Aug 1906
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Cedar Lumber.
Notes:
Filled & sank after striking reef; crew rescued by Chantry Island light keeper.
History

1871 Owned Edsall & Wilson, Port Hope, ONT.

1876 Owned McArthur Bros.

1890-93 Towed by Steamer TECUMSEH.

1906, Aug 31 Sank in storm.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Quayle, Detroit and St. Clair River Towing Association
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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CAVALIER (1867, Barkentine)