AMELIA (1836, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1836
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oakville, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Standing bow spirit; square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jacol Randall
Master Carpenter:
Jacob Randall
Original Owner and Location:
Philander Frazer, Oakville, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
90.5'
Beam:
18.8'
Depth:
7.3'
Tonnage (old style):
105.5
History

1851, Dec 18 Owned Alexander Amerfirs(?)(may be Alexander A. Martin).

1851, Oct Went ashore Clear Creek, Canada along with Schooner GENERAL WOLF.

1851, Nov 8 Collision; sunk the LUTHER WRIGHT with 3,000 bushels of wheat in Oswego harbor.

1864, Nov 8 Sunk in shallow water near Goderich, ONT; recovered & rebuilt as barge; reported lost "soon afterward".

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Canadian Registers
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
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

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AMELIA (1836, Schooner)