FAITH (1866, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wallaceburg, ONT
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Wm. Taylor
Original Owner and Location:
Mary Ann Taylor, Wallaceburg, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
62.6'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (old style):
50
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pike Bay, near Goderich, ONT.
Lake Huron.
Date:
28 Oct 1878
How:
Capsized.
Final Cargo:
Cedar Posts.
Notes:
Ran ashore, broke up; total loss.
History

1866 Owned J.A. & T.W. Burgess.

1867 Rebuilt as 2 masted scow-schooner, 47 tons.

1873 Owned Johnson, Wallaceburg.

1877, Oct 16 Loaded with tan bark from Pine Bay for St.Clair, MI, sprang leak & capsized off Pine Point, ONT; towed to Kincardine.

1878 Owned Thomas Locke, Corruna, ONT.

1878, Oct 28 Lost on Lake Huron; owned R. Gawley from Pike Bay.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Sessional Papers
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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FAITH (1866, Scow Schooner)