ANTELOPE (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
75631
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Dalhousie, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Alexander Muir
Original Owner and Location:
Bryce Muir, Grantham twp.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
138.6'
Beam:
26.3'
Depth:
11.1'
Tonnage (gross):
400
Tonnage (net):
334
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Around Port Credit, ONT.

Date:
  1918
How:
Abandoned.
History

Built for lumber trade.

1873, Apr 30 Registered St. Catharines, ONT.

1876 Owned B. Muir, St. Catharines, ONT.

1890 Transferred to Toronto & schooner rigged in late 1890's; cut down to tow barge earlier. Ran coal trade into Toronto.

1896 Owned Amelia Ure, Toronto, ONT.

1900's Laid to rest in Muir's Pond above Lock 1 in Port Dalhousie.

1901, Jan 18 Owned M.J. Haney.

1909, Apr 30 Owned Point Anne Quarnes Ltd.

1912 Reportedly made barge at P. Arnot Co. shipyard, Toronto by Haney & Miller.

1914 Owned Point Anne Quarries Ltd.; operated as barge on their stone run to Toronto. Out of registry 1918.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Canadian Sessional Papers
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
John O. Greenwood
Scanner, Toronto Marine Historical Society
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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ANTELOPE (1873, Schooner)