BRITTANIA (1860, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1860
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Ryerse, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
D. Forster
Original Owner and Location:
Forster & Ryerse, Port Burwell, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
89.2'
Beam:
20.7'
Depth:
7.5'
Tonnage (old style):
138
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near lighthouse, Erie, PA.
Lake Erie.
Date:
30 Oct 1870
Final Depth:
20
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
Cut sandstone.
Notes:
Sprang a leak in storm and sank. Bound Vermillion, OH-Toronto.
History

1860 Owned D.M. Forster, Port Burwell.

1863 "Scow Bottom".

1865 Same owner.

1870 Wrecked, last owned Alex McBride, Port Burwell.

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

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BRITTANIA (1860, Schooner)