CHIEFTAIN (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oakville, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Charles Thomas, T. Pigeon & Chisholm
Original Owner and Location:
William Gorrie, Toronto, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
115'
Beam:
25' 6"
Depth:
10' 8"
Tonnage (old style):
303
Capacity:
14,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Stoney Creek.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
7 Nov 1867
How:
Driven ashore, wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Corn, 14,773 bushels.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL - Windsor, ONT.
History

1857, Apr 15 Launched.

1860, Oct Ashore near Chief's Point, north of Saugeen, Lake Huron.

1865 Owned William Ross & Co., Toronto, ONT.

1866 Owned J. Mckenzie, Pt. Sarnia, ONT.

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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CHIEFTAIN (1857, Schooner)