MURTON, ELLA (1875, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
71067
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mill Point, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Rathbun's Shipyard
Master Carpenter:
W. Jamieson
Original Owner and Location:
J.W. Morton, Napanee, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
118'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
280
History

1876 Owned Merton et al, Napanee, ONT.

1878 Owned Bank of Commerce, Hamilton, ONT.

1889 Owned Saunders & Donnelly, Kingston, ONT.

1890, Jan 16 Made trip from Kingston to Oswego with load of barley; snow & ice in rigging, but made harbor & returned to Kingston Jan 18.

1903, Nov 3 Stranded, south end of Manitoulin Island, Lake Huron; apparently released & repaired.

1904 Owned E.A. LeBec, Sarnia, ONT.

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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MURTON, ELLA (1875, Schooner)