MINNEDOSA (1890, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
94884
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Largest Lakes sailing vessel & the only 4 masts school built in Canada.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Montreal Transportation Co.
Master Carpenter:
James Rooney (Roney)
Original Owner and Location:
Montreal Transportation Co., Kingston, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
4
Dimensions
Length:
242'
Beam:
38'
Depth:
17'
Tonnage (gross):
1315
Tonnage (net):
1041
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Harbor Beach, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
20 Oct 1905
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
60,000 bushels wheat.
Notes:
Torn away from her tow, steamer WESTMOUNT, foundered in gale; 9 died. Many other vessels also fell victims of this storm. Wreck located in 1993. 1993, May 30 Wreck discovered by diver David Trotter.
History

Built for grain trade

1890, Apr Launched.

1892, Oct Struck by steamer ARABIAN at Welland Canal.

1892, Nov 20 First mate struck & injured by waves on deck.

1894, Jun Towed by ALGONQUIN.

1895, 1897, 1898 Towed by GLENGARRY.

1896, 1898 Towed by BANNOCKBURN.

1903 Cut down to tow barge, towed by WESTMOUNT.

1905, Oct 20 Foundered off Harbor Beach, MI, Lake Huron.

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

MINNEDOSA (1890, Schooner)
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MINNEDOSA (1890, Schooner)