FOSTER, DAVID M. (1863, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1863
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Burwell, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David M. Foster
Original Owner and Location:
Foster & Ryers, Port Burwell, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
120.5'
Beam:
23.2'
Depth:
9.3'
Tonnage (old style):
315
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Fort Ontario, east of Oswego, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
1 Dec 1882
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Toronto, ONT - Oswego, NY, was driven ashore after she broke from a tug; crew rescued by Oswego Life Savers.
History

1863, Jun 3 Registered Port Burwell, ONT.

1865, Nov 11 Owned Sylvester, Giles & Soloman, Toronto, ONT.

1871 Owned Sylvester Brothers, Toronto; 251 gross tons.

1871, Jul Sprung leak at Toledo, OH; towed to Detroit.

1874 Rebuilt.

1877, Feb 9 Owned J.E. Giles, S. & D. Sylvester.

1878, Dec 18 Owned J.E. Giles & Joseph Jackson, Toronto.

1880 Major repairs.

1881, Mar 22 Owned Joseph Jackson.

1882, Apr 10 Owned S. & D. Sylvester & Joseph Jackson.

1882, Dec 1 Ashore Fort Ontario, NY, Lake Ontario.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Newspaper Clippings
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

FOSTER, DAVID M. (1863, Barkentine)
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FOSTER, DAVID M. (1863, Barkentine)