JUNIUS (1845, Barge)


Year of Build:
1845
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Geo. Thurston
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Long Point, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
13 Sep 1866
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
Black walnut lumber.
Notes:
Bound from Toledo, OH, struck a bar in storm, capsized - total loss.
History

1851 Rebuilt, Portsmouth, ONT; 2 mast topsail schooner, 140 old style tons.

1852 Rebuilt.

1854 Owned D. Gorrie & Co., Toronto, ONT.

1860 Owned Wm. Pigeon & Co., Oakville, ONT; 216 tons old style.

1863 Owned M. Golding, Toronto; repaired.

1866 Owned Tracy & Weeks, Oswego, NY; 104 tons.

1866, Jun Sunk at Conneaut, Lake Erie; 216 tons.

1866, Sep 13 Sunk in gale, Long Point, ONT, Lake Erie.

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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JUNIUS (1845, Barge)