ALEXANDER (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
36635
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Dalhousie, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Later described as barkentine.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Edgar & Muir
Original Owner and Location:
Muir Brothers, Port Dalhousie, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
426
Final Disposition
Date:
  1884
How:
Abandoned.
History

1860, May Loading oak & staves at Chatham for Europe.

1860 Dismasted in gale, lost four crew on trip from Androssan, Scotland to Canada.

1863 Described as barkentine.

1865 341 gross tons.

1866 Bryce & Muir.

1871 Owned Pt. Dalhousie.

1873 Owned John McAllister, Windsor, ONT; 350 gross ton barkentine.

1875 Repaired.

1878 Same owner, registered at Quebec; 134x26.5x11; 302 net tons.

1878 Owned B. Muir, Pt. Palhousie, ONT; 134x23x11; 351 net tons.

1879 Owned Merchants Bank, St. Catherine; 386 ton barkentine.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Sessional Papers
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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ALEXANDER (1857, Schooner)