MOWBRAY, GEORGE M. (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
66020
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Quebec, QUE
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bowers
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
48
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Erie, PA harbor.
Lake Erie.
Date:
10 Nov 1880
How:
Struck pier in storm.
Final Cargo:
Nitroglycerine & explosive powder.
Notes:
Bound Montreal, QUE - Ft. Williams, Lake Superior; cargo for Canada Pacific Railway; crew escaped; cargo salvaged. 1881, Jun 17 Raising attempted.
History

1874 59.8 x 17.2 x 8.2; 39 registered tons; owned John Dick, Quebec, QUE.

1875 Owned Mrs. George M. Mowbray, Hoosac Tunnel Nitro Glycerine & Gutta Perca Works, North Adams, MA; nitroglycerine packed in ice to keep in nonexplosive state.

1880, Nov 10 Wrecked, 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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MOWBRAY, GEORGE M. (1856, Schooner)