CATARACT (1874, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
79263
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Robinson Mills, Picton, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John or David Tait
Master Carpenter:
Jacob D. Collier
Original Owner and Location:
Charles S. Wilson & Solomon & Jacob Collier., Piction, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
105.5'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
10.5'
Tonnage (gross):
248
Tonnage (net):
210
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sarnia Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
  1921
How:
Sunk & abandoned.
History

1876, Mar 24 Owned Charles Stewart Wilson, Picton, ONT; 189 gross tons.

1878, Mar 25 Owned Samuel Shepard, Pt. Stanley.

1880, Apr 19 Owned Shepard, Conn & Arkell, Pt. Stanley.

1884, Jul 29 Owned Shepard, Askell & Barrett.

1884, Aug Carried 12,000 bushels wheat to Midland City.

1884, Oct 16 Owned Shepard, Askell & McGibbon.

1890, Oct 2 Owned Finlay & McGibbon, Sarnia, ONT.

1918, Dec 27 Owned John McGibbon, Sarnia.

1921, Jan 25 Registry closed; abandoned & sunk in Sarnia Bay.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Canadian Sessional Papers
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
F. E. Hamilton
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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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