NORWAY (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
72583
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Garden Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Henry Roney
Original Owner and Location:
Dexter D. Calvin & Breck, Garden Island, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
135.1'
Beam:
25.9'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
360
Tonnage (net):
333
Final Disposition
Date:
  1919
How:
Scrapped or abandoned.
History

1874, Jul 8 Capsized off Lexington, MI, Lake Huron.

1875, Sep 18 Ashore Pt. Pelee Island, Lake Erie; drydocked Detroit, MI.

1877, Jun Collision with schooner LAURA BELLE off Long Point, Lake Erie.

1880, Nov 8 Capsized near False Duck Island, Lake Ontario, all lost; righted & towed to Kingston, ONT.

1881 Rebuilt.

1883, Sep Beached Port Colborne, ONT; towed into harbor & capsized; damaged steamer CHIEFTAIN.

1890 Towed by ARMENIA.

1903, Apr 27 Collision with propeller BRITON at Algonac, MI, St. Clair River; towed by tug SARIA, repaired Port Huron, MI.

1919 Owned Kaine & Bird Transportation Co, QUE; scrapped or abandoned.

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

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NORWAY (1873, Schooner)