ALMA (1855, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Sarnia, ONT
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner:
Fisher & Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
107'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
94
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Mid-Lake.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
22 Oct 1866
How:
Foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
Grain.
Notes:
Six lives lost. May have been salvaged & transferred to US Registry as ALMA(US1082).
History

1860-65 Owned Gilmore & Co., QUE.

1866 Owned J. Stephenson, Trenton, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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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ALMA (1855, Scow Schooner)