NICOLET (1855, Propeller)


Also known as:
L. L. TUCKER;ANN HARTLEY
Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
33287
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Nicholet, QUE
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
P. Calio
Original Owner:
A. MacDonald et al.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
100'
Beam:
22'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
233
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Rabbit Island, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
11 Oct 1866
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Whiskey & coal oil.
Notes:
Struck rock & broke back. 1867, May Wreck washed ashore on Rabbit Island.
History

1855 Ran Montreal - Quebec.

1856, Oct 23 Sank at Bastican, QUE, St. Lawrence River; re floated.

1859 Owned T. Sapen, Bowmanville, ONT; rebuilt 157 tons; renamed I. L. TUCKER.

1861 Renamed NICOLET; used on Georgian Bay.

1861, Oct Aground at Rondeau, Lake Erie with grain; also leaking on Detroit River.

1862, Sep Struck on bar at Fairport, Lake Erie.

1863 Owned Edward Butterworth, Collingwood, ONT.

1865 Owned Capt. Harkley, rebuilt as 3 mast schooner, 195 tons; renamed ANN HARTLEY.

1866, Oct 2 Stranded Saugeen, Lake Huron; released.

1866, Oct 11 Wrecked, Lake Huron.

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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NICOLET (1855, Propeller)