NOTES From the Collection of: C. Patrick Labadie #
EMERY, W.Y. (1867, Schooner)
IDENTIFICATION Year of Build: 1867
Official Number: 71280
CONSTRUCTION AND OWNERSHIP Built at: Port Burwell, ONT
Vessel Type: Schooner Number of Decks: 1
Builder Name: George Dakin
Original Owner and Location: John Griffen & Sidney McDermand, Port Burwell, ONT.
POWER Number of Masts: 2
DIMENSIONS Length: 102′ Beam: 22.9′ Depth: 10.2′ Tonnage (gross): 211 Tonnage (net): 154.04
FINAL DISPOSITION Final Location: 1 1/2 miles off Bear Creek.
Lake Ontario. Date: 20 Sep 1899 How: Foundered. Final Cargo: Coal. Notes: Bound Charlotte, NY – Kingston, ONT, foundered in gale; crew rescued by tug PROCTOR. HISTORY
1867, Jun 11 Registered Port Burwell, ONT.
1872, Mar 12 Owned Joseph McDermond, Port Burwell, ONT.
1873, Feb 13 Owned E. Burge & W. McCombs, Port Burwell.
1873, Oct 15 – 1879 Owned E. Burge, Port Burwell.
1877, Oct 12 Ashore 3 miles east of Toronto, ONT.
1880, Apr 8 Damaged in collision with schooner FELLOWCRAFT at Leamington, ONT; repaired Buffalo, NY.
1887, Jun 23 Owned George D. Megann, Toronto, ONT.
1888, Aug 20 Owned Jas. Savage, Wellington, ONT.
1890, Feb 19 Owned George P. Megann, Toronto.
1891, Nov 30 Owned John Williams & Alex Ure, Toronto.
1895, Feb 13 Owned Alex & Amelia Ure, Toronto.
1896 Owned Amelia Ure, Toronto.
1897 Ashore 1 mile East of Toronto’s East Channel.
1897, May Ashore near Oswego, NY; released.
1899 Owned George Mitchell.
1899, May 19 Ashore at the Ducks, Lake Ontario.
1899, Sep 20 Foundered, Lake Ontario.