SWEET HOME (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Jordan, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Fore & aft.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Savillon L. Little
Original Owner and Location:
William Bratt, Port Dalhousie
Ownership Notes:
or built by Luther Wilson.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
98.4'
Beam:
20.9'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
151.5
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Oswego, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
22 Nov 1878
How:
Broke from tow tug MOREY; drifted ashore.
Notes:
Or 11/29/1878.
History

1855, Jul 30 Owned Edmund Boyle & Co., Kingston, ONT.

1860 Refastened.

1860, Mar 23 Owned Hugh Ross, Kingston & Thomas Bolley, Amhurt Island, ONT.

1861, Mar 22 Owned Joshua J. Nichol & Soloman Sylvester, Toronto, ONT.

1865 Large repairs; 144 gross tons.

1866 Owned J.J. Nichol, Kingston.

1867, May Ashore Rondeau, ONT, Lake Erie.

1870 Rebuilt.

1870, Mar 15 Owned Benjamin Barney, Wolfe Island, ONT.

1871 Owned Campbell, Kingston.

1872, Sep Sank Wolfe Island, St. Lawrence river; owned McClelland et al.

1874 Major repairs.

1878 Owned J.H. Radford, Wolfe Island.

1878, Nov 22 or 29 Wrecked; owned Benjamin Barney, Kingston.

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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SWEET HOME (1853, Schooner)