LADY MCDONALD (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
71278
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Burwell, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George W. Pontine
Original Owner and Location:
William Youell et al., Port Burwell, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
135'
Beam:
23' 2"
Depth:
10' 8"
Tonnage (gross):
318
Tonnage (net):
284.3
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Fairhaven NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
19 Jul 1892
How:
Sunk.
Notes:
Sunk in a severe midsummer storm.
History

1873, Apr 16 Launched.

1875, Jan 28 Owned William Youell & Co, Port Burwell, ONT.

1881 Owned W.Y. Emery, Port Burwell.

1881, Apr 1 Owned James Sutherland, Owen Sound, ONT.

1883, Dec 26 Owned David R. Dobie, Owen Sound.

1885, Feb 13 Owned George Snider, Owen Sound.

1885, Jun 16 Owned estate of George Snider, Owen Sound.

1886, Feb 25 Owned William H. Hargrave, Picton, ONT.

1888, Jul 23 Leaking & abandoned by crew, Holland Lifesaving Service manned the pumps until a tug towed her to Grand Haven.

1888, Aug 14 Collided with bridge at Oswego in gale.

1891, Apr 9 Owned John Ewert, Cobourg, ONT.

1892, Jul 19 Sunk, Lake Ontario.

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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LADY MCDONALD (1873, Schooner)