AUGUSTA (1871, Schooner)
Identification
Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
85422
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Louis Shickluna
Original Owner and Location:
Sylvester Neelon, St. Catharines, ONT
Power
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
139'
Beam:
23.6'
Depth:
11.8'
Tonnage (gross):
321
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Ashore one mile west of Port Credit, ONT. Lake Ontario
Date:
24 Nov 1900
How:
Stranded during snow storm.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Went into shallows & broke back; bound Charlette, NY-Toronto. Cargo salvaged, crew all saved.
History

1872, Apr Launched.

1873 400 tons.

1878 139 x 23.2 x 11.8; 372 net tons.

1887 Running as barge.

1895, Nov Collided with grounded barge TYRONE, damaged.

1897, Jan 11 135.3 x 25.8 x 11.6; 341.71 gross/321.37 net tons. Owned Frances A. Ure, Toronto, ONT.

1898 Wrecked, loss of 7 lives.

1900, Nov Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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AUGUSTA (1871, Schooner)