BENTLEY, JOHN (1872, Schooner)
Identification
Year of Build:
1872
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mill Point
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H. B. Rathbun & Son
Master Carpenter:
William Jamieson
Original Owner and Location:
William Hall, Toronto, ONT
Power
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
150'
Beam:
29'
Depth:
11.9'
Tonnage (gross):
524
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Cabbage Head, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
Oct 1886
How:
Sank during storm.
History

1873, Apr 22 Launched intended to trade Toronto-Oswego.

1880, May Collided with schooner MAIZE off Rochester, NY.

1885, Sep Rescued by USLS during storm.

1886, Oct Sank.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Sessional Papers
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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BENTLEY, JOHN (1872, Schooner)