MCPHEE, BELLE (1875, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
71182
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Owen Sound, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Alex McPhee
Original Owner and Location:
Alex McPhee, Owen Sound
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
114'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
7.67'
Tonnage (gross):
121.59
Final Disposition
Final Location:
8 miles north of Nottawasaga Light, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
7 May 1876
Final Depth:
300'
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Crushed in ice & sank, no hands lost; cargo 19000 bushels of wheat lost.
History

1872, Apr 2 Registered, C71182.

1875, Jun 7 Launched.

1876, May 7 Sank, Lake Huron.

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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MCPHEE, BELLE (1875, Schooner)