AZOV (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wellington Square, Hamilton, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Simpson
Original Owner and Location:
William Bunton & J. Waldie, Wellington Square, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
108.4'
Beam:
23.7'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
195
Final Disposition
Final Location:
15 miles NNE of Pt. aux Barques.
Lake Huron.
Date:
22 Oct 1911
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Logs.
Notes:
Capsized & sank near Pt. aux Barques, Lake Huron.
History

1866, Sep 4 Registered Hamilton, ONT.

1869 Ashore Wellington Square.

1870, Jul 12 Collision with propeller BRISTOL, Lake Ontario.

1871 Owned Benton & Welda, Wellington Square.

1879 212 tons.

1880 Owned John Waldie, Burlington.

1884 Owned John Shaw & John Forest, Port Lambton, ONT.

1894, May Collided with PETREL near Amherstburg, ONT.

1898 Son of Capt. Monroe lost overboard.

1900 Owned W.F. Lawrence, Hamilton.

1903 Owned H.P. Laurence, Watford, ONT.

1905, Jul 13 Owned John McDonald.

1911, Oct 22 Capsized & sank.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
John O. Greenwood
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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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AZOV (1866, Schooner)