GLENIFFER (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
83148
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Robinson, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. P. Abbey
Original Owner and Location:
James Norris, St. Catherine, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
134'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
11.5'
Tonnage (gross):
338.41
Tonnage (net):
314.59
Final Disposition
Final Location:
S.E. Star Island dock.
St. Clair River, near S.E. Bend.
Date:
27 Jun 1902
How:
Collision.
Notes:
In tow of steamer SEAMAN with LOTHAIR, sunk in collision wtih steamer ADMIRAL. 1902, Jun 27 Wreck blown up by U.S. Corps of Engineers.
History

1873, Apr 30 Launched.

1873, May 5 Registered St. Catharine's, ONT.

1878, Aug 24 Slightly damaged by collision with schooner GRACE MURRAY, Lake Huron.

1880, Nov 8 Bound Toledo, OH - Kingston, ONT with corn, heavily damaged in gale off Port Colborne, ONT.

1882, Nov 14 Aground Bird Island reef, Niagara River entrance, cargo lumber; repaired Port Robinson, ONT.

1883, Nov Damaged in Lake Erie gale.

1887 Towed by LINCOLN with LISGAR.

1888 Towed by CELTIC.

1889 Towed by L. SHICKLUNA with LEWIS ROSS.

1889, Nov 26 Bound Charlotte - Toronto, ashore Port Credit opposite Minio; crew rescued & taken to Toronto.

1890, Apr 2 Owned McSherry; raised.

1891, Oct Rebuilt Toronto.

1898 Owned J.O. Nisbet, Detroit; home port Sarnia, ONT.

1902, Jun 27 Sunk St. Clair River; owned W.J. Strong, Port Elgin, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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GLENIFFER (1873, Schooner)