CHALLENGE (1852, Sloop)


Year of Build:
1852
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wolfe Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Sloop
Note: Square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Oades
Original Owner and Location:
H. McCandee, Wolfe Island, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Dimensions
Length:
64.9'
Beam:
13.7'
Depth:
4.9'
Tonnage (old style):
55
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Picton, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
  1869
How:
Rebuilt.
History

1861, Nov 16 Owned Alfred Eccles, Wolfe Island, ONT; 64 x 13.7 x 5, 33 tons.

1862, Mar 3 Owned James W. Davis, Wolfe Island.

1867, Oct 4 Owned James C. Wilson.

1868, Aug 18 Owned James Atkins, Picton, ONT.

1869 Rebuilt as schooner JOHN WESLEY, 40 tons.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Canadian Registers
Canadian Sessional Papers
Marine Directory, R. L. Polk Co., Detroit
Loudon G. Wilson
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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CHALLENGE (1852, Sloop)