FOSTER, ANNA M. (1875, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
71276
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Burwell, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David M. Foster
Original Owner and Location:
Robert Abbott, David Foster & Titus, Port Burwell, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
82'
Beam:
20.3'
Depth:
8.8'
Tonnage (gross):
77.6
Final Disposition
Final Location:
25 miles off Charlotte, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
31 Aug 1889
How:
Collided with & sunk by yacht SIESTA.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound for Kingston, ONT; crew rescued.
History

1875, Apr Launched.

1876, Jun 3 Owned James Parsons & John Craig, Goderich, ONT.

1878, May 3 Owned Theophilus Allen, Kingston, ONT.

1879 Owned T.A. Allen, Port Burwell.

1881, Apr 18 Owned William Ryan, Kingston.

1881, Aug 31 Sunk by collision with steam yacht SIESTA.

1884 Owned Allan Chedwick, Kingston.

1884, Apr 9 Owned William & James Kennedy, Kingston.

1884, Nov 4 Aground Colbourg, Lake Ontario.

1885 Large repairs.

1886 Owned Ryan, Kingston.

1886, Dec 31 Owned William Kennedy, Kingston.

1888, Jun 13 Owned Allan Chadwick.

1888, Dec Ashore below Sackets Harbor.

1889, Aug 31 Foundered by collision; owned Capt. James Kennedy.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Sessional Papers
C. Patrick Labadie
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, ANNA M. (1875, Schooner)
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FOSTER, ANNA M. (1875, Schooner)