AMSDEN, SAMUEL (1862, Schooner)
Identification
Year of Build:
1862
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dunnville, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wm. Quidder
Original Owner and Location:
McBirney, Port Dover, ONT
Power
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
75.9'
Beam:
20.4'
Depth:
8.2'
Tonnage (old style):
100
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 1/2 miles N. of Saugeen River, ONT.
Lake Huron.
Date:
7 Nov 1880
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Michaels Bay, Manitoulin Island for Goderich when driven ashore & wrecked.
History

1872 Rebuilt & reduced in size at Dunnville, ONT; 82 tons. Owned Mowatt et al, Pt. Dover.

1878 Owned Jas. Mowatt, Port Dover, ONT.

1880, Nov 7 Wrecked Saugeen River, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Sessional Papers
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:specialcollections@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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AMSDEN, SAMUEL (1862, Schooner)