NIAGARA (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Picton & Robins Mills, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Square stern, standing bowsprit, carvel built.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Tait (Tate)
Built on Bottom of:
PERHAPS AN OLDER KNOWN CRAFT
Original Owner:
Captain Wilson et.al.
Ownership Notes:
Collier Brothers.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
120'
Beam:
26' 4"
Depth:
10' 6"
Tonnage (gross):
220
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Long Point, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
5 Dec 1899
How:
Lost.
Notes:
Lost with all hands.
History

Date Unknown Owned Charles Wilson et al.

1874, Apr 14 Owned Bryon Wilson et al, Goderich & Kincardine, ONT.

1876, Nov 9 Owned Thomas Rooklidge, Kincardine.

1876, December 1 Owned True et al, Kincardine.

1877, Oct Damaged in Lake Erie gale.

Date Unknown Sunk off Port Maitland, ONT, Lake Erie.

1879 Owned Beard et al, Picton, ONT; 297 gross tons.

1884 307 gross tons.

1891, Jul Aground Parry Sound, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.

1891, Dec 31 Register closed, vessel "lost, destroyed or broken up".

1898 In commission.

1899, Dec 5 Lost with all hands, Long Point, 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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NIAGARA (1873, Schooner)