LADY DUFERIN (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Burwell, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Also listed as schooner barge & salvage vessel Reportedly carried unusual spritsail as late as 1882.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
L. McDermont
Original Owner:
D. Freeman & B.H. Cooper
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
135'
Beam:
23.7'
Depth:
11.1'
Tonnage (gross):
356
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Georgian Bay, near Cabot Head, ONT.
Lake Huron.
Date:
24 Oct 1886
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Lost from tow of propeller W.B.HALL & went ashore on Dufferin Point; total loss. 1887, Dec C Registry closed.
History

1872, Sep 30 First launched.

1872, Oct 2 First registered, Port Borwell, ONT.

1873, Jan 12 Owned J.W. Schooley & Joel D. Strawson, Welland, ONT.

1874, Jan 10 Owned Schooley, Strawn & Hendershot.

1874, May Aground Chicago, IL., Lake Michigan.

1874, Nov Collision with schooner J.D. SAWYER at Point au Pelee, Lake Erie.

1875, Mar 13 Owned Schooley, Strawn & St. John.

1875, Apr 9 Owned Schooley & St. John.

1878, Oct 28 Owned Duncan Schooley, Welland, ONT.

1879, Aug 21 Owned Sarah E. Schooley, Welland.

1881, Mar 8 Owned D.E. Cameron & Campbell, Lucknow, ONT.

1881, Jun 10 Ashore Cleveland pier, OH; released.

1881, Sep 20 Sunk at Cheboygan, MI., Lake Huron.

1883, Jul Struck by steamship TEMPEST at Chicago, Lake Michigan while in tow of tug C. HALLIDAY.

1884, Jan 27 Heavily damaged in wreck on Caribou Island, Lake Superior.

1886, Oct 24 Wrecked near Cabot Head, ONT, Lake Huron last owned Jos. Sutherland, Ogdensburg, NY.

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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LADY DUFERIN (1872, Schooner)