MERRITT, THOMAS R. (1874, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
72212
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Dalhousie, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S.D. Andrews
Original Owner and Location:
Sylvester Neelon, St. Catherines, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
138'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
12.2'
Tonnage (gross):
347
Tonnage (net):
328
Final Disposition
Final Location:
East of Fair Haven, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
12 Sep 1900
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Driven ashore, borke up in storm; bound Hamilton, ONT - Oswego, NY.
History

1874, Apr 20 Registered at St. Catherines, ONT.

1878 Owned John O'Neil, St. Catherines.

1882 Readmeasured, 374 gross & 327 net tons.

1883, Jun Aground Snake Island, Lake Ontario.

1887 Towed by steamer SIR S.L.TILLEY in Duluth & Montreal grain trade.

1888 In collision with steamer ESCANABA, St. Mary's River; repaired.

1898 Owned Carson & McKay, St. Catherines.

1900, Sep 12 Wrecked, Lake Ontario.

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

MERRITT, THOMAS R. (1874, Schooner)
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MERRITT, THOMAS R. (1874, Schooner)