BRUCE, ROBERT (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lavayea
Original Owner and Location:
E. K. Bruce, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
125'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
312 47/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Under Sand Hills, near Pt. Burwell, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
6 Dec 1856
How:
Blown on reef, broken up.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, Il - Buffalo, NY. Rebuilt Duck Island, ONT, as schooner HARRIET ANN, 30 tons.
History

1854, Sep 6 Launched; cost $15,000.

1855, May 5 Ashore Windmill Point; released.

1855, Jun 18 Owned M. Wilkie, et al, Buffalo, NY.

1855, Sep 11 Owned Dimick, Williams et al, Buffalo.

1856, May 16 H. M. Mixer, Managing owner.

1856, Nov 30 Ashore Cleveland, OH, released.

1856, Dec 6/7 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Gerry Metzler
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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BRUCE, ROBERT (1854, Schooner)