ALMIRA (1849, Barge)


Year of Build:
1849
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
85'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (old style):
106
Final Disposition
Final Location:
East Pier, Rochester harbor.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
8 Aug 1866
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Stave bolts.
Notes:
Struck submerged pier & sank. Crew rescued by local lifesavers.
History

1851 Rebuilt Amherst Island; owned William Gorrie, Toronto, ONT.

1857 Owned William Pigeon, Toronto, ONT.

1860 Reported built L. Shicklura, St. Catharines, 1847.

1866, Aug 8 Wrecked; owned Milford, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
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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ALMIRA (1849, Barge)