DAUNTLESS (1875, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
71139
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Dover, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W. Allen
Built on Bottom of:
STEAMER, BAY QUEEN, 1857
Original Owner and Location:
Wm. Allen, et al, Port Dover, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
121.58'
Beam:
22'
Depth:
8.83'
Tonnage (net):
143
Final Disposition
Final Location:
7 miles above Ft. Gratiot, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
21 Nov 1895
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Anchored offshore in gale; dragged into shore, broke up. Crew rescued by tug CROSBY.
History

1875 Owned Wm. Allen et al, Port Dover, ONT.

1882 Owned Allen Bros., Port Dover.

1889, Oct Wrecked 15 miles north of Point Edward, ONT; recovered, brought to Sarnia; sunk there.

1892 Coarse freight; repaired.

1895, Nov 20 Wrecked Lake Huron; owned George Bards.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Beesons Marine Directory
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Sessional Papers
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
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

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DAUNTLESS (1875, Schooner)