DRUMMOND, JESSIE (1864 - 65, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1864 - 65
Official Number:
51665
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Note: Iron strapped & wire rigged.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Melancthon Simpson
Original Owner and Location:
Jackman & W. Ross, Toronto, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
134'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
391
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near harbor enterance Cobourg, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
2 Dec 1902
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
600 tons coal.
Notes:
Wrecked trying to make harbor in a gale; crew rescued by Cobourg Lifesaving Service.
History

1865 346 gross tons; ran Ontario - Hamburg, Germany with walnut lumber & steel rails.

1866, Jun Damaged sails, rigging, Lake Huron.

1869, Jun Lost Centreboard, Lake Ontario.

1869, Nov Aground Lake Ontario, wheat laden; damaged in heavy weather, Lake Huron.

1870 Owned W. Ross & Co., Montreal, QUE.

1872, Jul 26 Grain laden from Chicago, collided with another vessel crossing St. Clair Flats; repaired Detroit Dry Dock Co.

1874 Repaired & converted to schooner.

1876 Owned Smith & Son, Montreal.

1878, Nov 14 Mutiny by 2 crewmen after leaving Toronto, ONT.

1878 Owned Robert Man, Toronto.

1879 Owned T. Smith, St. Catharines, ONT; then Naw & Welch, Toronto.

1880, Oct Aground Moormey's Bay, Toledo, OH, Lake Erie.

1882 Grounded Detour Point, Lake Huron; released by tug PECK, repaired Owen Sound, ONT.

1884, Jul 20 Damaged in Lake Ontario gale.

1889 Owned Robert C. Smith, Port Hope, ONT.

1896 Owned Hugh Rooney, Port Hope.

1902, Dec 2 Wrecked, Lake Ontario.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Sessional Papers
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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DRUMMOND, JESSIE (1864 - 65, Barkentine)