RAE, R.H. (1857, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saint Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Donaldson & Andrews
Original Owner and Location:
R.H. Thomas Rae, Hamilton, Ontario
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
136.5'
Beam:
23.2'
Depth:
11.2'
Tonnage (old style):
344
Final Disposition
Final Location:
40 miles off Duck's Creek near Kingston, Lake Ontario
Date:
4 Aug 1858
How:
Capsized & foundered in "white squall"
Final Cargo:
Wheat
Notes:
Crew picked up by propeller COLONIST & taken to Kingston, Ontario Her royal yards were above water An attempt was made to salvage the next summer without success
History

1856, January 19 Owned Louis Shickluna, Saint Catharines, Ontario

1858, August 4 Capsized, Lake Ontario

1859, September 22 Owned D. Shaw, Kingston

1980 A Cousteau diver was lost on the wreck

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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RAE, R.H. (1857, Barkentine)