ALMA (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
33430
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Berthier, QUE
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
L. Berthy
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
102'
Beam:
22.5'
Depth:
8.2'
Tonnage (old style):
180
Tonnage (gross):
148
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Port Hope, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
  1877
History

1857 Large repairs.

1858 Ashore in St. Lawrence River with cargo of salt; got off & repaired Kingston.

1860 Owned Tranchemontagne & Co. Berthier, QUE.

1863 Owned James Chalmers, Montreal, QUE.

1864 Large repairs; builder described as LeBret, Sorel, QUE.

1871 Owned Dewe & Casey, Colbourne.

1876 Owned Eccles et al,Montreal, QUE; described as 140 gross ton.

1877 Owned Thomas Casey, Adolphustown, QUE.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
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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ALMA (1855, Schooner)