AVOCA (1846, Barge)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catharine's, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Rigged barge.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lewis Shickluna
Original Owner and Location:
James Law, Montreal, QUE
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
90.2'
Beam:
17.6'
Depth:
7.4'
Tonnage (old style):
116 15/95
History

1848, May 22 Registered Montreal, QUE.

1848, Jun 12 Owned William Coleleugh, Montreal.

1848, Oct 21 Shares transferred to Bank of Montreal.

1850, Dec 7 Ashore west of piers Buffalo, cargo of lumber.

1854 Owned H. Cook, Hamilton, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
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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AVOCA (1846, Barge)