ALBATROSS (1871, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
75633
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Pt. Dalhousie, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Alexander Muir
Original Owner and Location:
Bryce Muir, Grantham Twp.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
136.6'
Beam:
26.3'
Depth:
11.9'
Tonnage (gross):
317
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Bying Inlet, Georgian Bay, ONT.
Lake Huron.
Date:
21 Aug 1911
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Light.
Notes:
Foundered during storm and sank.
History

1871, May 15 Registered St. Catharines, ONT.

1878 Ashore Middle Island, Lake Huron, recovered & repaired.

1883 Lake Ontario, towed by steam-barge ALBION (1867) when forced by

storm to let go, feared beached.

1911 Owned Midland Towing & Wr. Co.

1911, Aug 21 Foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
John O. Greenwood
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

ALBATROSS (1871, Schooner)
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ALBATROSS (1871, Schooner)