NEW BRUNSWICK (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catherines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lewis Shickluna
Original Owner and Location:
W. Jago, St. Catherines.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
128.8'
Beam:
22.6'
Depth:
10.7'
Tonnage (old style):
278
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Abreast Pelee Island.
Lake Erie.
Date:
26 Aug 1858
Final Cargo:
Black walnut timbers.
Notes:
Capsized & sunk in a storm. 1980 Wreck located. 1985 Cargo salvaged.
History

1847 Sailed Chicago, IL - Liverpool, England via Welland Canal,

first clearance of its kind.

1847, Jun 4 Grounded near Sarnia, ONT, enroute to Europe.

1850 Owned Tomas R.& Nehemiah Merritt, St. Catherines.

1850, Oct 28 Holed & sunk, St. Lawrence Canal with railroad iron.

1852, Nov 16 Collision with revenue cutter HARRISON at Oswego, Lake Ontario.

1854 Owned William Iagoe & McNeill, St. Catherines, 262 tons.

1855, May Broke centerboard, Lake Erie.

1856, Aug 6 Owned J.R. Martin, Hamilton, ONT; barque.

1857, Jan 27 Owned J. Sunderland.

1857, Apr 15 Owned Henry Eberts, Chatham, ONT.

1858, Aug 26 Wrecked, Lake Erie.

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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NEW BRUNSWICK (1847, Schooner)