GOVERNOR (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Quinn
Original Owner and Location:
David L. McPherson, et al., Montreal, QUE.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
109'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
10.1'
Tonnage (old style):
223
History

1849, Aug 27 Registered Montreal; owned David L. McPherson, et al, Montreal.

1849, Sep Left Toledo with cargo corn & oats for Halifax, NS.

1849, Dec Returned to Toledo from Halifax; cargo of mackerel & salt; first round trip for Lake vessel.

1854 Owned Holcomb, et al, Kingston; large repairs.

1858, Apr Collision with barque ADRIATIC, Port Colborne, ONT, Lake Erie.

1862, Sep Stranded Pigeon Island, Lake Ontario.

1863 Owned Wm. R. Taylor, Kingston; strengthened, large repairs.

1868 Owned A. Fitzgerald, Oswego; official # US10903; readmeasured 173.96 gross tons.

1872, Aug 30 Collided with pier Oswego, NY, Lake Ontario, grounded.

1879 Owned S. Fraser, Oswego.

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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GOVERNOR (1847, Schooner)