LISGAR (1872, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
83150
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Robinson, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Abbey & Son
Original Owner and Location:
Jason Norris et al., St. Catherines, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
138.6'
Beam:
23.7'
Depth:
11.7'
Tonnage (gross):
313
Final Disposition
Final Location:
30 Miles from Cove Island, ONT.
Lake Huron.
Date:
3 Sep 1899
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
While in tow of prop CLINTON with barge GRIMSBY, was released in a storm & foundered, 7 lives lost.
History

1872, Jul Launched; served as a tow barge.

1877 Towed by CLINTON with GRIMSBY.

1880 Served in Detroit & Kingston grain trade with GIBRALTAR, towed by LINCOLN.

1888 Served Duluth - Montreal wheat trade.

1890 Repairs.

1898 Repairs.

1899, Sep 3 Foundered, 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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LISGAR (1872, Schooner-barge)