MESSENGER (1852, Scow Sloop)


Year of Build:
1852
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wolfe Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Scow Sloop
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James McRae
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Dimensions
Length:
72.9'
Beam:
14.7'
Depth:
6.4'
Tonnage (old style):
68
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Pigeon Bay, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
8 Nov 1863
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Bound Gosfield, ONT - Detroit, MI, went ashore & wrecked.
History

1860 Owned James Holland, Kingston, ONT; has scow bottom.

1861 Owned Gordon W. Frinkle, Kingston.

1862, Jun 5 Owned Overton S. Gildersleeve, Kingston.

1863, Apr 27 Owned Philo Bennet, Wolf Island, ONT.

1863, Nov 8 Wrecked, Lake Erie.

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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MESSENGER (1852, Scow Sloop)