NORTH (1864, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1864
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Passenger & freight.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Charles Tate
Power
Power:
Mechanical
# Cylinders:
1
Dimensions
Length:
138.1'
Beam:
25.9'
Depth:
11.8'
Tonnage (gross):
345
Tonnage (net):
236
Capacity:
15,000 bushel
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Nottawasaga Light, Collingwood, ONT. Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.
Date:
24 Nov 1872
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Passengers, salt, hardware & coal oil.
Notes:
Bound Owen Sound - Collingwood she grounded & wrecked during a storm; 8 lives lost. 1873, Jul Some cargo salvaged. 1967, Jun 3 Examined by divers. 1980 Sections of wreck raised by pirates & made work of art in Toronto.
History

1865, Apr Owned H. McLennan & Co; ran Montreal, QUE - Chicago, IL.

1866, May 22 Ashore 2-3 weeks at Racine, WI; lost rudder.

1867, Nov 8 Burned Baby Pt, St. Clair River.

1868 Owned Mac Kenzie, Port Sarnia; raised.

1870, May 3 Rebuilt by James E. Wood, Wallaceburg, ONT, 1 deck, 1 mast, 138'10" x 25'9" x 11'8", 345 gross / 236 net tons; owned Robert Lowe & James W. Steinhoff, Chatham, ONT; 25,000 bushel capacity, 45hp; finished at Detroit, MI.

1870, Jul Holed & sank above Lachine, QUE; chartered to deliver lighthouse supplies.

1872 Owned Forhan et al, Owen Sound, ONT.

1872, Jun 14 Grounded mouth of Thames River.

1872, Nov 24 Wrecked 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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NORTH (1864, Propeller)